Timeless, Infinite Light

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4799 Shattuck Avenue
City: 
Oakland
State: 
California
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
94609
Contact Information
Zoe
Tuck
Publicist
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Creative Nonfiction
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Reading Period: 
Jun 1 to Jul 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months

Our books are spells for unraveling capitalism. We have a heavy West Coast lean towards the experimental / radical / mystical.

Please note that we are not currently accepting general submissions except through our full length book contest.

Representative Authors: 

Emji Spero, Ivy Johnson, Emerson Whitney, Amy Berkowitz, Olive Blackburn, Zoe Tuck, Paul Ebenkamp

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
4

Flatbush Review

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Flatbush Review
341 E. 19th St. Apt. 5D
Brooklyn
New York
United States
11226
Contact Information
Eben
Wood
Co-Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Reading Period: 
Sep 1 to Aug 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
Distributors: 
We are online only.
Year Founded: 
2017
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
26% to 50%
Representative Authors: 
As a startup, we began with word of mouth and the reach of new media. Both editors have been teaching at the City University of New York for over a decade, and see our influence inflected by the work of our colleagues at the university—as diverse a constituency as can be imagined—as well as by our students themselves, some of whom have published with us. We are interested in writers from Borges to Lafcadio Hearn to Esmeralda Santiago, Ariel Dorfman to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to you, threading a diaspora of difference.
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
None (we are solely online at this point, but hope to move to print in the near future)
Issue Price: 
None
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
So far, a majority of writers we've published have been first-time writers, in keeping with our editorial mission.

Please see our complete editorial statement here: http://www.flatbushreview.com/editorial-statement.html. We welcome all arts and approaches, and strive to be as inclusive and diverse in our approaches as the words linked through our namesake avenue in Brooklyn, although we are not limited to that physical landscape. It's a Coney Island of the mind, after all.

See our editorial focus, and look over our online issues at flabushreview.com. We're open to anything, not bounded by the literal geography of Brooklyn but by the conceptual complexity represented by its internal artery, Flatbush Avenue. Each issue has a kind of theme, always loosely and imaginatively interpreted, or ignored altogether (although it might inform our decision-making on a particular issue, and we will always consider all submissions for future issues). The point is to be as searching and challenging, reflective and reaching as possible, connecting worlds, geographies, topographies of the mind, spirit, and body as widely as we can, with that O'Haraean grace to live as variously as possible. We want to open dialogues, not foreclose possibilities.

Wrath-Bearing Tree

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Contact Information
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
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: 
2014
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
26% to 50%
Representative Authors: 
David Abrams, Daniel Ford, Ben Fountain, Jerri Bell, Roy Scranton, Peter Molin, Amy Waldman
Issues per Year: 
12
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
1-3

Established by combat veterans and maintained by a diverse board of veterans, military spouses, and writers compelled by themes of social justice and human resilience, the Wrath-Bearing Tree publishes essays, reviews, fiction, and poetry on military, economic, and social violence written by those who have experienced military, economic, and social violence or their consequences. 

We seek to expand the conversation around violence, conflict, and war. We especially like work that is thoughtful and balanced when it comes to questions of diversity.

Night Picnic

Basic Information
P.O. Box 3819
New York
New York
United States
10163-3819
Contact Information
Igor
Zaitsev
Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
E-publication
Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
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: 
Amazon, Amazon Kindle
Year Founded: 
2018
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Edward Ahern, Penel Alden, Samuel J. Allen, Douglas Balmain, Tori Bryl, Mads Bohan, A. C. Bohleber, Natalie Kaia Christiansen, Robert Ciesla, Kalynn Michelle Cotten, Kaier Curtin, Alex Dako, RC de Winter, Leslie Dianne, Karen Downs-Barton, E. W. Farnsworth, Fayette Fox, Rich Glinnen, Max Halper, Bryan E. Helton, Laura E. Hoffman, Briley D. Jones, Steve Karamitros, Harry Kidd, Alyona Kondratyeva, Andrew Lafleche, Matthew Lane, Aaron Laughlin, Jamie Leondaris, James M. Lindsay, Susie Little, LindaAnn LoSchiavo, Paul Luikart, Simina Lungu, Davey Maloney, Laura Manuelidis, Eric McLaughlin, Kamran Muthleb, Josiah Olson, Vincent Oppedisano, Jaime Paniagua, Rachel Anne Parsons, Elizabeth Paxson, Kristopher Pendleton, Frank Rivera, Brian Rosten, Evan James Sheldon, Liza Sofia, Alex Stearns, Travis Stephens, Gordon Stumpo, Patrick ten Brink, Simon Tertychniy, Caryl Gobin Ulrich, Jason Wallace, Jack Wildern, Sybil Wilen, Christopher Williams, Mariah Woodland, Robin Vigfusson, Igor V. Zaitsev
Issues per Year: 
3
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
$35 and $45 for libraries
Issue Price: 
print copies $15 and digital versions $5
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
20-24

Night Picnic is a bilingual journal of literature and art which publishes work in both English and Russian. We translate our authors' work into Russian. We accept novels, novellas, plays, short and flash stories, fairytales for adults, poetry, interviews, essays (including popular science essays), letters to the editors, and artwork. 

We encourage authors to submit all that is strange, dark, jubilant, complex, confusing, scary, mystical, and multidimensional. We do NOT publish memoirs, heavy science fiction, political essays, and pornography. We do NOT publish manuscripts with chauvinistic and fascistic tendencies. You must be at least 18 years old to submit.

Vestiges

Basic Information
Brooklyn
New York
United States
Contact Information
Jared
Fagen
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Formats: 
Print
Reading Period: 
Oct 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: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
2015
Issues per Year: 
1
Issue Price: 
$12.00 (US); $16.50 (International)
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
25-35

Black Sun Lit is the publisher of Vestiges, an irregularly printed journal of prose, poetry, essay, translation, and art that envelops a specific idea or theme unique to each issue.

Themes, submission guidelines, and open reading periods for Vestiges vary: Subscribe to the BSL mailing list or follow @BlackSunLit for announcements and related information.

digital vestiges

Basic Information
Brooklyn
New York
United States
Contact Information
Jared
Fagen
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
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: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2014

digital vestiges is an online series of fragments and ephemera. Black Sun Lit's longest running publishing platform, digital vestiges seeks poetry, prose, works in translation, hybrid works, interviews with writers and artists, and/or short works of drama.

Black Sun Lit

Basic Information
City: 
Brooklyn
State: 
New York
Country: 
United States
Contact Information
Jared
Fagen
Founding Editor
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Book Types: 
Novella
Short story collections
Novel
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

Black Sun Lit is a print and digital literary press that endeavors to introduce, promote, and support both emerging and experienced writers whose work has little representation—or minimal exposure—in a reading world largely governed by commercial publishing. 

As of May 20, 2016, Black Sun Lit no longer accepts unsolicited book manuscripts.

Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Small Press Distribution
Publishing type: 

KYSO Flash

Basic Information
PO Box 28386
City: 
Bellingham
State: 
Washington
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
98228
Contact Information
Clare
MacQueen
Publisher
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Short story collections
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
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

KYSO, pronounced “kye sew,” is an acronym for Knock Your Socks Off, which refers to just the kind of electrified words and images we like to publish and showcase.

Representative Authors: 

Nin Andrews, Devon Balwit, Roberta Beary, Roy Beckemeyer, Heidi Czerwiec, Kika Dorsey, Claire Everett, Linda Nemec Foster, Tim Hawkins, Elizabeth Kerlikowske, Kathryn Kulpa, W. F. Lantry, Bob Lucky, Lorette C. Luzajic, Kathleen McGookey, John Olson, Stella Pierides, Meg Pokrass, Alexis Rhone Fancher, Gary S. Rosin, Alexis Rotella, Kathryn J. Stevens, Charles D. Tarlton, Harriot West, and Leslie What (25 of the 375+ writers and artists whose works we've published)

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
~60
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Amazon (Ingram Spark) for the chapbooks and collections by individual authors, and KYSO Flash for the anthologies
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. 

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