Gertrude Press

Basic Information
PO Box 28281
City: 
Portland
State: 
Oregon
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
97228
Contact Information
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
Yes
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

Gertrude Press is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization showcasing and developing the creative talents of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer-identified, and allied individuals. 

Gertrude accepts manuscripts from new and established writers and artists. Subject matter need not be LGBTQA-specific and we welcome writers and artists from all backgrounds. We accept simultaneous submissions with notification. We do not accept previously published work. Please note that we do not publish novels. We read chapbook manuscripts ONLY through our annual competition.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
5-10
Publishing type: 

Furniture Press Books

Basic Information
2026 Druid Park Drive
City: 
Baltimore
State: 
Maryland
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
21211
Contact Information
Christophe
Casamassima
Editor/Publisher
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months

Furniture Press is a publisher of strangely poetical texts and ephemera, all which play at (but are not limited to) intertextuality and appropriation. Some want to call it poetry, but poetry can express many differing, sometimes conflicting and contradictory concepts. This is what we thrive on: the ambiguation of art and its likenesses. Our poetics follows this process closely, and we look for similar aesthetics in the writers we choose to publish and promote.

Please query with 3–5 poems and cover letter before sending longer series/collections.

Representative Authors: 

Emily Carr, Chris McCreary, Magus Magnus, Joshua Ware, Ryan Eckes, Elizabeth Savage, j/j hastain, Deborah Poe, Martine Bellen, Alyse Knorr, Jared Schickling, Chris Mason, Toby Altman, Daniel Carter, Tyler Carter, Elizabeth Robinson, Anne Ashbaugh, Dan Waber, Jennifer Hill, William Allegrezza, Catherine Daly

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
2-3

Oddball Magazine

Basic Information
Boston
Massachusetts
United States
Contact Information
Jason
Wright
Managing Editor/Founder
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
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
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2010
Distributors: 
Jason Wright and Chad Parenteau
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Jason Wright, Chad Parenteau, Flemmings Beaubrun, Bruce Wise, Lizi Von Teig, James Van Looy, Janet Cormier, Bill Harvey, Geoffrey Fallon, Jaques Fleury, Liza Zayas, Andrew Borne, Jus Enuf, Steve Warren, Dr. Regina Valluzzi, Richard Montgomery, TJ Edson, Stacy Esch, Ira Joel Haber, Allison Goldin, Glen Bowie, Jennifer Matthews, Cesar Valtierra, DJ Barry, George Panagopolous, Edward S. Gault, Bill Wolak, Luis Lázaro Tijerina, Judson Evans

We are an eclectic online lit magazine with comic strips, music reviews, theater criticism, pop culture poetry, flash fiction, breaking news, tribute pieces, and more.  We are an excellent independent 2 man operation with many awesome long time contributors. There really is nothing like us out there. We are redefining online lit magazines.

Be active in our community. Read our submission guidelines. Send us your best work.

Speculative City

Basic Information
Oakland
California
United States
Contact Information
Meera
Velu
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Payment: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
2017
Representative Authors: 
S.H. Mansouri, Rebecca Linam, John Leahy, Matt Thompson, Erin Lale, Rajnesh Chakrapani, Jerrod Schwarz, dave ring, G.G. Silverman, Stefani Cox, Tiffany Morris, Donyae Coles, Rachel Cordasco, Rosa Boshier, Christina Persaud, Carmelo Rafala, Gunnar de Winter, B R Sanders, Lenna Mendoza, Rachel Chimits
Issues per Year: 
4
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
0.00
Issue Price: 
0.00
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
4-8

Speculative City is a bi-annual magazine featuring literary works that explore themes, characters, and landscapes exclusive to urban environments and that highlight voices often unheard. Each magazine issue is relevant to the magazine mission and issue theme (please see http://www.speculativecity.com/submissions).

Levitate Magazine

Basic Information
The Chicago High School for the Arts
2714 W. Augusta
Chicago
Illinois
United States
60622
Contact Information
Susanna
Lang
Managing Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Print
Reading Period: 
Oct 8 to Feb 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
Distributors: 
Chicago bookstores including Women & Children First, The Book Cellar, Volumes, Quimby's and Roscoe Books; Creative Writing Department at The Chicago High School for the Arts
Year Founded: 
2016
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Representative Authors: 
Tim Hunt, Tori Morrow, Gail Goepfert, Dawn Wilson
Issues per Year: 
1
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
$14.00
Issue Price: 
$14.00
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
5-10

We strive to assemble a collection of literature and art designed and written with purpose and demonstrating passion for the work. We are open to unconventional work, while still appreciating the traditional. We are committed to publishing literature and art that is inclusive of diverse identities, perspectives, and crafts. We encourage new voices, but accept work from established artists and writers as well.

Read the guidelines carefully, and follow them.

For issue #4, we are adding a themed dossier on “Connections.” Explore this idea in any way you choose: connections between individual people who have close relationships with each other, or between groups of people across national boundaries; connections between humans and the natural world; connections between ideas, historical periods, different arts; connections we haven’t thought of. Be sure to submit within the appropriate section and identify the genre of the submission in the title. Also please follow the guidelines for that genre.

Exterminating Angel Press

Basic Information
1892 Colestin Road
City: 
Ashland
State: 
Oregon
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
97520
Contact Information
Tod
Davies
editorial director
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months

Exterminating Angel Press is a publishing project that brings together books of diverse subject matter joined by a unity of theme, intention, layout, and design. As a whole, it is meant to be both a useful and a transformative work of art, contributed to by minds concerned with diverse disciplines, yet sharing a common vision and philosophy. We're interested in books that understand how/why story shapes culture, and how it can change culture.

Please remember there are real human beings over here. For best results, act accordingly!

Representative Authors: 

Mike Madrid, Brian Griffith, Tod Davies

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
we're full up in our publishing program till 2015
Subgenres: 

Diode Editions

Basic Information
Diode Editions
c/o Zoe Donald, Managing Editor
PO BOX 5585
City: 
Richmond
State: 
Virginia
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
23220
Contact Information
Patty
Paine
Founder, Chief-Editor
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
Yes
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Apr 15 to Aug 15
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months

Diode Editions is looking for poetry that excites and energizes, that uses language that crackles and sparks. We’re looking for poetry from all points on the arc, from formal to experimental (no light verse or erotic poetry, please). Simultaneous submissions are welcomed, but please notify us if they're accepted elsewhere. Diode does not accept previously published work. Submissions are welcome during contest periods. Check our website for contest dates. www.diodeeditions.com

Representative Authors: 

2019: Randall Mann, KC Trommer, Jehanne Dubrow, Dorothy Chan, Ricky Ray, Simone Person, Philip Metres, & Emilia Phillips. 

Previously published: Peter E. Murphy, Paul Guest, Catherine Bresner, Jared Harél, Adam Falkner, Hazem Fahmy, Elizabeth O'Brien, Daniel Blokh, Alison Pelegrin, Remica Bingham-Risher, Paula Cisewski, Seema Yasmin, Shelley Wong, Tina Schumann, sam sax, Vandana Khanna, Kai Carlson-Wee, Anders Carlson-Wee, Peter E. Murphy, Sandy Gingras, Traci Brimhall, Brynn Saito, Philip Metres, Joshua Poteat, T.R. Hummer.

Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Publishing type: 

Pine Hills Review

Basic Information
English Department
The College of St Rose
Albany
New York
United States
12203
Contact Information
Daniel
Nester
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Reading Period: 
Sep 1 to Apr 1
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2014
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
Jaime Fountaine, Quraysh Ali Lansana, Michael Robins, Nicole Steinberg, Sarah Browning, Brian Clements, Brynne Rebele-Henry, Tracey Knapp
Issues per Year: 
30 features of one writer's work
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
5-7 per year

Pine Hills Review publishes artful, honest, and compelling work of new and established writers, from fiction, nonfiction, and poetry to visual art, interviews, and experimental, cross-genre work. 

Send your best work, of course. More specifically, send work that are the outcasts in your own work, that other places won't publish. 

The New Guard

Basic Information
PO Box 472
Brunswick
Maine
United States
04011
Contact Information
Shanna
McNair
Founding Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Reading Period: 
Mar 1 to Sep 27
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Payment: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
2009
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
Ralph Ellison, Charles Simic, Richard Blanco, Elizabeth Hand, Mark Doty, Tim Seibles, Rick Moody, Joe Wenderoth, Sharon Olds, Stephen Dunn, Patricia Smith, David Plante, Joe Wenderoth, Chris Abani, John Callahan, Thomas Lynch, Josip Novakovich, Sven Birkerts, Donald Hall, Barbara Hurd, Payne Ratner, Adam Braver, Scott Wolven, Shanna McNair, Debra Spark, Dan Marmor, Erin Belieu, John Goldbach, Fred Marchant, Theodore Deppe, Cortright McMeel, Marge Piercy, Maxine Kumin, Madeleine Blais, Elizabeth Hand, Tess Gerritsen, Baron Wormser, James Patrick Kelly, Tod Goldberg, Mike Heppner, Michael Kimball and many more.
Issues per Year: 
One
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Issue Price: 
Varies
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
35+

We host writing contests in fiction and poetry and welcome international submissions. We juxtapose tradition with experiment, the up-and-comer with the established writer, and create a new dialogue.

**The Writer’s Hotel NYC Writer’s Conference is the editorial arm of the New Guard. The Writer’s Hotel meets in Midtown Manhattan each June. More info: www.writershotel.com. We support writers in practice and in print. Write better, publish smarter. Get inspired. 

The New Guard Vol. XI contest judges are Richard Blanco (poetry) and Elizabeth Hand (fiction). Contest rules: Machigonne Fiction Contest: 5,000 words max, any genre. Knightville Poetry Contest: 150 lines max, any form. Winners in Poetry and Fiction each get a $1,500 prize and publication. Finalists are also published. Final judging is blind. We pay strict attention to word and line count. Unpublished work only. Simultaneous submissions accepted. Fee is $22 per entry.  Deadline is September 27, 2019. Our online segment, BANG! is open for submissions year-round. BANG! is a showcase for very short work. Submit: www.newguardreview.com/bang. All other material is published in print, only in the New Guard.

Scribble

Basic Information
7137 Cedar Hollow Circle
Bradenton
Florida
United States
34203
Contact Information
Jade
McGowan
Editor-In-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Formats: 
Web
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
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
Year Founded: 
2018
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
JG Sarmiento, Cavin Gonzalez, Julieanna Blackwell, Matthew Talamini, Kate Spitzmiller, JP Sortland, Tyler Phelps
Issues per Year: 
6
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
1-3

Scribble is an exciting online venue for exceptional flash and short fiction. This eclectic journal is open to literary fiction and all fiction genres with a literary approach.We accept unsolicited submissions all year long and publish 3-5 short stories bi-monthly (every two months).

Rather than beautifully-written vignettes, the editors of Scribble enjoy beautifully-written literary and general fiction stories that feature a character or characters who change somehow, for some reason, by the end of the story, or a character who does or experiences something unexpected. Please note that we publish pieces that are 2,000 words or less.

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