Sky Island Journal

Basic Information
Contact Information
Jason
Splichal
Founder and Co-Editor
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: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2017
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
B.J. Hollars, Meg Pokrass, Noriko Nakada, Richard Martin, Rob Carney, Jeannie Roberts, Mary Rogers-Grantham, Linda H.Y. Hegland, Shane Griffin, Oz Hardwick, Tara Kun, Craig Barker, Britany Jean Golden, Laura Passin, Nicholas Claro, Bria Fey Servoss, Lauren Villa
Issues per Year: 
4
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
15-30

Sky Island Journal is an independent, international, free-access literary journal; we are dedicated to discovering and publishing the finest original poetry, flash fiction, and creative nonfiction. We publish accomplished, well-established authors—side by side—with fresh, emerging voices. We provide our readers with a powerful, focused, advertising-free literary experience that transports them: one that challenges them intellectually and moves them emotionally.

We want to be the first publication to give your writing a clean, powerful, international platform with a diverse readership. What are we looking for? We don’t want to limit our readers; therefore, we don’t want to limit you. We know quality work when we experience it. We don’t mean to be coy, but you need to know that we’re not interested in making your art conform to some preconceived aesthetic. We’re neither presumptuous enough, nor pretentious enough, to proclaim what "won’t fit" before we even try it on. Send us your best. We have over 50,000 readers in 145 countries, and they are hungry for the best new writing.

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).

Metaworker

Basic Information
618 Kennedy Way
San Marcos
California
United States
92078
Contact Information
Matthew
Maichen
Editor-In-Chief
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: 
2015
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Ellen Webre, Chestina Craig, Torrin Greathouse, Ken Allan Dronsfield

We are the Metaworker, an online literary magazine where great stories are forged.

We started out as a group of recent graduates from Chapman University, where we were editors of the on-campus literary magazine, the Calliope. Since starting The Metaworker, we’ve published poetry, fiction, and nonfiction from a variety of submitters every Monday. Our goal is simply to publish things that we, and our target audience, find interesting.

Our guidelines are intentionally loose, and while we have a “wish list” of certain types of submissions we’re very interested in, we’re willing to look at pretty much anything. We especially love unusual submissions that defy our expectations.

Embark: A Literary Journal for Novelists

Basic Information
Contact Information
Ursula
DeYoung
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: 
2017
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Issues per Year: 
4
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
0
Issue Price: 
0
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
10

We publish exclusively the openings of unpublished novels, accompanied by brief Authors' Statements. In each issue, we feature a range of genres, including literary dramas, mysteries, science fiction, and historical fiction.

We are looking for novel openings in every genre, with intriguing characters and premises, but above all we prioritize polished, confident writing.

Mystic Blue Review

Basic Information
Contact Information
Alexa
Findlay
Founder, Editor-in-Chief
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: 
2017
Issues per Year: 
4
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000

Our mission is to create a space for writers to share their mystic creativity. We accept submissions from writers and artists of all ages from all across the globe.

Hungry Chimera

Basic Information
413 95th Dr. SE
Lake Stevens
Washington
United States
98258
Contact Information
Afton
Wooters
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Formats: 
Web
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: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2016
Distributors: 
Magcloud
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Issues per Year: 
4
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Issue Price: 
12.00
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
Between 2 and 4

The Hungry Chimera is a quarterly magazine devoted to fiction, poetry, and art (including photography). We publish work that is thought-provoking, strange, daring, raw, experimental, beautiful. Every issue is free to view online and available in print.

Read through the guidelines to ensure your submission has the greatest potential of being chosen for publication. Thank you.

Boned: A Collection of Skeletal Writings

Basic Information
Denver
Colorado
United States
Contact Information
Nate
Ragolia
Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
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: 
2016

Seeking original fiction, poetry, essays, and scripts/screenplays that include a skeleton, or bones (in all connotations), in some way. (It can be as direct as a skeleton protagonist and as oblique as a passing mention of bones.)

Have fun with the theme. We've had great spooky, gothic work, as well as loving nature poetry, and humorous work.

NELLE

Basic Information
The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of English
HB 215
1720 2nd Ave. South
Birmingham
Alabama
United States
35294
Contact Information
Lauren
Slaughter
Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Sep 1
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
2001
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Erika Dawson, Keetje Kuipers, Amina Gautier, Caitlyn Horrocks, Maria Hummel, Sarah Blackman
Issues per Year: 
1
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
$15.00
Issue Price: 
$10.00

NELLE proudly publishes the best, most exciting poetry, short fiction, and nonfiction written exclusively by women.

If your writing is daring, fresh, smart, cohesive, full of killer imagery and language that makes your reader want to linger in each line or sentence, please . . . send us your very best work!

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: 
Jan 1 to Apr 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: 
24

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.

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.

Brooklyn Rail

Basic Information
253 36th Street, Ste. C304
Unit 20
Brooklyn
New York
United States
11232
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
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
Year Founded: 
2000
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
Rae Armantrout, John Ashbery, Sherman Alexie, Seamus Heaney, Mark Strand, Kathy Acker, Paul Auster, Anne Carson, Jesse Ball, Harold Pinter, Rick Moody, Charles Bernstein, Susan Daitch, Samuel R. Delany, William H. Gass, Leo Steinberg, Pierre Joris, Jhumpa Lahiri, Clayton Eshleman, Anthea Bell, Arthur Danto, Robert Pinget, Richard Sieburth, Susan Bernofsky, John Hollander, Jerome Rothenberg, Anne Waldman
Issues per Year: 
10
Circulation: 
Greater than 10,000
Issue Price: 
Free

Founded in October 2000 and currently published 10 times annually, the Brooklyn Rail provides an independent forum for arts, culture, and politics throughout New York City and far beyond.  Our journal, in addition to featuring local reporting; criticism of music, dance, film, and theater; and original fiction and poetry, covers contemporary visual art in particular depth.

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