Up the Staircase Quarterly

Basic Information
http://www.upthestaircase.org
Minot
North Dakota
United States
58701
Contact Information
April Michelle
Bratten
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Audio
Video
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
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib, Karissa Morton, Emily Jungmin Yoon, Stevie Edwards, Cortney Lamar Charleston, Ginger Ko, Megan Peak, Mahogany L. Browne, Meggie Royer, Philip Schaefer, Heather Fowler, Cynthia Manick, Tim Peeler, Siaara Freeman.
Issues per Year: 
4
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
12-15

Up the Staircase Quarterly publishes unique, eclectic, and quality poetry that is vivid in imagery and idea. We are seeking difference-makers, writers going in new directions, originals. We also publish artwork: paintings, drawings, photography, comics, short films, music.

Please read Up the Staircase Quarterly before you submit. Please read submission guidelines.

subTerrain Magazine

Basic Information
P.O. Box 3008
Main Post Office
Vancouver, BC
Canada
V6B 3X5
Contact Information
Brian
Kaufman
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Cash
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
<p>Carleigh Baker, Jim Christy, Matthew Firth, Jill Goldberg, Ashley Little, Alex Pugsley. </p>
Issues per Year: 
3
Circulation: 
2,500 to 5,000
Subscription Price: 
$18 (1 yr, 3 issues); $32 (2 yrs, 6 issues)
Issue Price: 
$8
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
2-4

“Strong Words for a Polite Nation” subTerrain Magazine was founded in 1988 to publish writers from the other side of the tracks. Each issue features progressive and sometimes controversial writing, alongside timely book reviews and contemporary visual art. Praised by both writers and readers for featuring work that might not find a home in more conservative periodicals, subTerrain seeks to expand the definition of literary and artistic culture by showcasing the best in progressive writing and ideas.

Please DON'T send us formulaic genre fiction (eg. Romance, Mystery, Sci-fi etc.)

Please DO read a copy of the magazine. If you can't find one on the newsstand, we will send you a copy for $5 (and we pay the postage!).

Please DO read our Writer's Guidelines before submitting (at www.subterrain.ca).

We now accept electronic submissions via Submittable (we do NOT accept emailed submissions). Electronic submissions are charged a $3 fee to help pay for our Submittable account and thereby allow us to continue accepting electronic submissions; mailed submissions come with no charge (though you will have to pay for postage).

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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