Whale Road Review

Basic Information
3900 Lomaland Drive
San Diego
California
United States
92106
Contact Information
Katie
Manning
Founder & Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Reading Period: 
Dec 1 to Jan 1
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Representative Authors: 
<p>Allison Joseph, Diane Glancy, Luci Shaw, Barbara Crooker, Ace Boggess, Anthony Frame</p>
Issues per Year: 
4

Whale Road Review will publish poetry, flash fiction, and micro essays that don’t demand too much time up front, but somehow leave readers changed. We hope readers of all sorts will enjoy these short pieces in stolen moments—waiting in line, using the restroom, riding a train, steeping tea. Whale Road Review will also be a resource for writing teachers and a venue for reviews. We will publish quarterly.

Reunion: The Dallas Review

Basic Information
The University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson
Texas
United States
75083-0688
Contact Information
Chelsea
Barnard
Editor in Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Reading Period: 
Oct 15 to Jan 15
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
11% to 25%
Issues per Year: 
1
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Issue Price: 
$5
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
2-3

For over two decades, Reunion: The Dallas Review has been dedicated to finding and publishing exceptional examples of short fiction, drama, visual art, poetry, translation work, non-fiction, and interviews. Our mission remains cultivating the arts community in Dallas, Texas, and promoting the work of talented writers and artists both locally and across the globe.

Reunion publishes both new and seasoned writers. Our taste is eclectic. We encourage you to look over our past issues for an idea of what we generally publish. Sample work from past issues is available to browse on our website.

Please review our guidelines online before submitting. We only accept electronic submissions through our Submittable link. We accept simultaneous submissions with prompt notification if any of your work is accepted elsewhere.

Some general tips:
Please submit electronically once in the fall during our reading period. Anything submitted outside this time won’t be read.

Follow submission guidelines. This keeps us happy and helps us make decisions more efficiently.

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Aberration Labyrinth

Basic Information
No Street
Genoa City
Wisconsin
United States
53128
Contact Information
Jessica
Gleason
Managing Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
26% to 50%
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
20-30

This is a publication that plans to blur the lines of traditional poetry. Too many publications have a narrow definition of what poetry is or what it should be. We don't. In fact, we treasure poetry that strays from the path. We want raw, evocative, emotional poetry. We love imagery. While we don't traditionally like rhymes, we are not opposed to them if they are done well. We love the free verse; we also love the aubade. The form is up to you.

We do not want: Nature Poems Religious Poems Boring Poems Instead, please send us: Trash Poetry Nerdy Poetry Horror Poetry For more on what we're looking for, please review one or two of our back issues. We ONLY accept online submissions. Please no postal mail.

Due to the format of our publication, we do not take long line or prose poems.

Versal

Basic Information
Vegastraat 164
Amsterdam
Netherlands
1033JA
Contact Information
Megan M.
Garr
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Formats: 
Print
Reading Period: 
Dec 5 to Jan 15
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
26% to 50%
Representative Authors: 
<p>Cody-Rose Clevidence, Erin Costello, Neil de la Flor, Julie Doxsee, Russel Edson, Sandy Florian, Roxane Gay, Noah Eli Gordon, Marilyn Hacker, Ish Klein, Joanna Klink, Dora Malech, Tony Mancus, Mary Miller, Trey Moody, Laura Mullen, Sawako Nakayasu, Alice Notley, Naomi Shihab Nye, Selah Saterstrom, Maureen Seaton</p>
Issues per Year: 
1
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Issue Price: 
€10-€20

Versal, the literary & arts journal out of Amsterdam, seeks work that is urgent, involved, and unexpected. A publication celebrating translocal intersections and cross-cultural dialogue, Versal is internationally renowned for the quality of work published by up-and-coming as well as established writers, and for its strong attention to design and production values. Versal has been featured many times in Poets & Writers Magazine, including being named among the "top indie innovators" (November/December 2010).

We especially encourage works from outside of the US, works that blend genre, works in translation, works from writers and artists of color, works from writers and artists with disabilities, and works from writers and artists of marginalized orientations, backgrounds, and gender identities.

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