Flare Journal

Basic Information
6677 Camden Avenue
San Jose
California
United States
95120
Contact Information
Flare
Journal
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: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Year Founded: 
2020
Distributors: 
Online
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Issues per Year: 
4
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
$0.00
Issue Price: 
$0.00
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
10-12

Flare is an international literary journal founded by a dedicated group of young writers, photographers, and artists to explore the complexity of the human experience. Our mission is to encourage artists and writers of all backgrounds to express themselves, and we strongly believe that sharing art lifts and connects, regardless of age or location. We hope that our journal is able to empower through that mission.

We applaud work that is loud, expressive, and sincere. We look for honest storytelling that explores the diversity of the human experience. Please keep in mind that our magazine caters to a wide range of ages, and adhere to all submission guidelines. 

The Spectacle

Basic Information
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis
Missouri
United States
63130
Contact Information
Heather
McPherson
Faculty Advisor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Reading Period: 
Jan 15 to Feb 15
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
2015
Distributors: 
Online only
Representative Authors: 
Jos Charles, Evie Shockley, Aditi Machado, Fady Joudah, Mandy-Suzanne Wong, Paul Crenshaw, Brandon Shimoda
Issues per Year: 
2
Subscription Price: 
NA
Issue Price: 
NA
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
16

We aim for content that reminds us that our lenses matter—they focus, distort, clarify, conceal. We are committed to publishing work from under-represented voices, including people of color, women, people from LGBTQIA+ communities, and people who have disabilities. We value and emphasize relationships between the literary and visual arts, pairing the majority of the pieces we publish with original work from a variety of contributing visual artists.

Santa Fe Literary Review (SFLR)

Basic Information
SFLR, 6401 Richards Avenue
Department of English
Santa Fe
New Mexico
United States
87508
Contact Information
Kate
McCahill
SFLR Managing Editor and Faculty Advisor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
Reading Period: 
Jun 1 to Nov 1
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: 
2004
Distributors: 
Santa Fe Community College
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
<p>Tommy Orange, Layli Long Soldier, Manny Loley, Miriam Sagan, Tony Luebberman, Richard Hartshorn, Kate Braverman, David Wagoner, John Brandi, Joan Logghe, Caitlin Downey, Margaret Randall, Emily Brisse, Robin MacArthur</p>
Issues per Year: 
1
Circulation: 
2,500 to 5,000
Subscription Price: 
By donation only
Issue Price: 
By donation only
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
50 percent

An in-print and online literary journal, SFLR features work by local, national, and international writers and artists. Each issue of SFLR has a suggested theme; the 2020-2021 SFLR theme is "Tapestry: Diversity, Culture, and Common Ground." SFLR is committed to promoting a diverse range of writers and artists from New Mexico and beyond.

The Santa Fe Literary Review invites emailed and mailed submissions of dramatic writing/screenplay excerpts, creative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. This year’s theme is “Tapestry: Diversity, Culture, and Common Ground.” Submit typed, double-spaced submissions of 2000 words or less + SASE. Email to sflrfiction@gmail.com, sflrpoetry@gmail.com, or sflrcnf@gmail.com. No attachments, please; paste submission in body of email, with bio at bottom. Or, mail to SFLR, 6401 Richards Avenue, Santa Fe, NM 87508 between June 1 and November 1, 2020.

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: 
E-publication
Reading Period: 
Nov 1 to Feb 28
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
Year Founded: 
2016
Distributors: 
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Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Representative Authors: 
Arielle Schussler, Zach Murphy, Curtis L. Crisler, Pablo Otavalo, James Penha, 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 #5, we are capping submissions so get your work in early! Also, we will include a themed dossier, Alone and Together. Beginning last March, we have learned to live as never before in our lives. We feel isolated emotionally and socially; maybe we already felt that way before the pandemic. At the same time, we are waking up to so many things, though our awakening is long overdue: the corrupt justice system, the need for police reform, and for reform across our government. Respond to the theme in any way that makes sense to you, but identify the genre of your submission and follow the guidelines for that genre though you submit your work in this category.

Pleasure Boat Studio: A Nonprofit Literary Press

Basic Information
3710 SW Barton St
City: 
Seattle
State: 
Washington
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
98126-3844
Contact Information
Lauren
Grosskopf
Publisher
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
Hardcover
E-book
Audio
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Jul 1
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

DEDICATED TO ENRICHING READERS WITH EYE-OPENING STORIES AND POETRY BY INCREDIBLE TALENT, WITH HEART, ORIGINALITY, AND LOVE OF LANGUAGE.

Please note that we are now a Hybrid Press. We cannot continue to publish without funding. Thank you for understanding.

Representative Authors: 

Tim McNulty, Mike O'Connor, Bruce Berger, Linda Lappin, Red Pine, Hannah Hess, Sarah Plimpton, Robert Sund, Russell Hill, Michael Blumenthal, Anne Argula, Inger Frimansson, Irving Warner, Michael Daley

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
0
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Ingramspark, Baker & Taylor, B&N.com, Amazon.com. Orders made directly from PleasureBoatStudio.com: Bookstores receive 40% discount 30% discount for book clubs.
Publishing type: 

No Tokens Journal

Basic Information
1736 Bay Blvd
Atlantic Beach
New York
United States
11509
Contact Information
T Kira Mahealani
Madden
Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Reading Period: 
Jun 1 to Aug 1
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: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
<p>Joy Williams, Okwiri Odour, Rick Moody, Claire Vaye Watkins, Lenelle Moïse, Michael Klein, Mary Gaitskill.</p>
Issues per Year: 
1

No Tokens is a journal celebrating work that is felt in the spine. We are run entirely by women, queer, trans, and non-binary individuals, dedicated to featuring the words and artwork of all voices of the past, present, and future. We are here to keep stories alive. We are paying attention.

Raised Voice Press

Basic Information
PO Box 14502
City: 
Clearwater
State: 
Florida
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
33766
Details
Genres Published: 
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Essay collections
Memoir
Formats: 
Paperback
E-book
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

We aim to encourage conversations by amplifying diverse perspectives. We appreciate authors who illuminate unconventional and unnoticed aspects of existence, and we endeavor to connect them with eager, receptive readers. We uplift the unusual and the overlooked, the complex and the hybrid. We insist on being heard.

Subscribe to our mailing list to be notified about open reading periods.

Titles per Year: 
1 to 5

Infection House - a litmag of COVID-19

Basic Information
1326 Bartholomew St
1326 Bartholomew St
New Orleans
Louisiana
United States
70117
Contact Information
Cameron
Lovejoy
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Reading Period: 
Mar 30 to Dec 31
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2020
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Megan Burns, Cate Root, Betsy Housten, Clare Harmon, Daiquiri Rene Jones, Charlie Brice, Ben Nardolilli, Shooooz, Clare Welsh, Kari Gunter-Seymour, Colleen Rothman.
Issues per Year: 
Ongoing
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
Ongoing

Infection House is an online journal of COVID-19 and its real-time effects on the world around us. It’s a platform for artists and writers, trained or untrained, to share their experiences of this world-historical event. 

Infection House gives readers the option to donate to our contributors directly. 

Infection House covers the pandemic’s effects through poetry, journalism, narrative, art, and photography. If any of those genres appeal to you, please get in touch.

We accept poetry, stories, journalism, photography, and visual art. 

Specific topics we want to include:

  • voices/experiences from countries outside the USA
  • self-care and mental health during crisis & quarantine
  • low-budget DIY guides (think Whole Earth Catalogue)
  • the changing role of the internet in daily life
  • ecology, climate change, the natural world
  • hustles/informal economies post-“gig economy”
  • cyberpunk/tech futures
  • experiences from within hospitals
  • researched, informative articles/tutorials for quarantine success

The Wire’s Dream Magazine

Basic Information
401 W LEXINGTON AVE #1911
EL CAJON
California
United States
92020
Contact Information
Christina
Lydia
Editor In Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
E-publication
Reading Period: 
Jul 1 to Sep 1
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
2016
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
12

Started in 2016, The Wire’s Dream is a semi-annual magazine that values your story, your life perspective, and your worldview. An extension of The Black Lion Journal, The Wire’s Dream features creative work in Fiction, Poetry, Art, Creative Nonfiction, Photography, and Combined Work.

Genuine stories, differing worldviews, contemporary voices.

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