Broad Street

Basic Information
Susann Cokal / Broad Street / English Department
P.O. Box 842005
Richmond
Virginia
United States
23284-2005
Contact Information
Susann
Cokal
Editorial Director
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
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: 
Contributor copies only
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Representative Authors: 
<p>Paisley Rekdal, Alan Cheuse, Thomas E. Kennedy, Chad Hunt (photojournalism), Glenn Shepard, D. J. Lee, Maggie Messitt, Yehuda Amichai (Robert Alter translator), Dawn Whitmore (photo essay), Joshua Poteat, Lea Marshall, Richard Peabody, Tama Janowitz, Josh George (art), Lee Strasburger (art), Paloma Young (interview), Jeanette Winterson (interview).</p>
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
$14/2 or $22/4
Issue Price: 
$7.99
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
2 to 3 and growing

Broad Street is an interdisciplinary non-profit magazine featuring the very best that creative non-fiction has to offer in an ever-expanding set of subgenres. We are an intersection where truth-telling prose, poetry, artwork, and interviews with storytellers in various media (e.g., sculpture, costume design, cgi, memoir), can converge to be enjoyed by readers and writers deeply engaged with the culture, though not necessarily through an academic lens. Your smart best friend should enjoy Broad Street as much as your theory-steeped professorial colleagues.

Dare to push yourself in new ways. We want beautifully crafted, risky, previously unpublished non-fiction narratives: reflective essays, reportage, experimental truth-telling, poetry, prose poetry, photo essays, original artwork, and interviews (query first). Memoirs should be about more than "me"--offer insight into cultural phenomena, etc. We CRAVE reportage and researched essays, but no academic bluster, please! Think NPR. Think New Yorker. Think Broad Street. And please read a copy to be sure you write what we publish.
Each issue has a theme broadly applied; we appreciate fresh approaches. Follow directions on our online submissions page.
We give each piece painstaking editorial attention that rivals that of any book publisher.
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Whale Road Review

Basic Information
3900 Lomaland Drive
San Diego
California
United States
92106
Contact Information
Katie
Manning
Founder & Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Reading Period: 
Dec 1 to Jan 1
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
Representative Authors: 
<p>Allison Joseph, Diane Glancy, Luci Shaw, Barbara Crooker, Ace Boggess, Anthony Frame</p>
Issues per Year: 
4

Whale Road Review will publish poetry, flash fiction, and micro essays that don’t demand too much time up front, but somehow leave readers changed. We hope readers of all sorts will enjoy these short pieces in stolen moments—waiting in line, using the restroom, riding a train, steeping tea. Whale Road Review will also be a resource for writing teachers and a venue for reviews. We will publish quarterly.

Caravel Literary Arts Journal

Basic Information
4875 N Magnolia Ave
Apt 402
Chicago
Illinois
United States
60640
Contact Information
Eric Allen
Yankee
Co-editor in chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Reading Period: 
Oct 1 to Nov 30
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
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
20-25

Rattle

Basic Information
12411 Ventura Boulevard
Studio City
California
United States
91604
Contact Information
Timothy
Green
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
Audio
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: 
Cash
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Li-Young Lee, Stephen Dunn, Jane Hirshfield, Gregory Orr, Denise Duhamel, Sharon Olds, Patricia Smith
Issues per Year: 
4
Circulation: 
5,000 to 10,000
Subscription Price: 
$20/yr, $35/2yr, $45/3yr, $250/life
Issue Price: 
$5.95
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
15

RATTLE is pretty simple: We love poetry and feel that it's something everyone can enjoy. We look for poems that are accessible, that have heart, that have something to say. And then we publish them. Poetry should make you laugh or cry; it should enlighten and entertain.

There are no dos and don’ts. We have room to be eclectic, and seek to
represent the entire stylistic landscape. Formal poems, epic poems,
lyric poems, narrative poems, surreal poems, prose poems, visual
poems—it’s all poetry. The most important thing a poem can be is
memorable. Does it lodge itself in your gut? Does it sing in there?

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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