Lines + Stars

Basic Information
34 East Preston Street
Suite 2
Baltimore
Maryland
United States
21202
Contact Information
Rachel
Adams
Editor-in-Chief
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: 
2006
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Representative Authors: 
Diana Smith Bolton, Michael Salcman, Jessica Lynn Dotson, Mark DeCarteret, Emma Sovich, Kay Middleton, Megan Atwood, J. Elyse Kihlstrom, Elizabeth Savage
Issues per Year: 
3
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
8-13

Lines + Stars began as a means of establishing a new creative forum in Washington, D.C., a city that all-too-often coasts solely on its more mechanistic pursuits. While many of our contributors hail from the D.C. area, we've also expanded our writer-base to include national and international voices. L+S Press is our chapbook-publishing arm.

Sequestrum

Basic Information
The Editors
Iowa City
Iowa
United States
52240
Contact Information
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: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Cash
Representative Authors: 
<p>Early contributors include Brian Doyle, Jacob M. Appel, R.T. Smith, Eric Pankey, Rebecca Cook, Laurie Frankel, Devin Murphy, Adam Mcomber, Judy Kronenfeld, Sandra Kohler, Ken Fifer, Charles Rafferty, Emma Bolden, and many more; all of whom equally represent the unique voice of Sequestrum. Featured writers of the Best American anthologies, Guggenheim Fellows, Pulitzer Prize nominees, editors of major periodicals, award-winning novelists, and many emerging and even first-time writers. </p>
Issues per Year: 
4
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
$2.50
Issue Price: 
$2.50
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
1-2

Sequestrum publishes new, emerging, and internationally-acclaimed writers of short fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and cross-genre. All publications are paired with a unique visual component with the goal of fostering and exposing our writers to a large literary audience. We seek innovative contemporary literature with an honest voice which grows from a vision and passion for craft.

We seek concise, evocative writing without regard to any particular school of poetry or fiction. Visit our archives for an idea of editorial focus. Successful writers are prolific readers.

Keyhole Press

Basic Information
240 Morton Avenue
City: 
Nashville
State: 
Tennessee
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
37211
Contact Information
Peter
Cole
Publisher
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31

Currently we only publish books by a small roster of authors who are interested in releasing multiple books with us, rather than publishing anywhere and everywhere, as quickly as possible. We are only interested in submissions from authors that want to stay with us for multiple books.

Read at least one of our other books before submitting.

Representative Authors: 

William Walsh
Stephanie Johnson
Shellie Zacharia
Aaron Burch
Carrie Murphy
Nicolle Elizabeth

New Michigan Press

Basic Information
8058 E 7th St
City: 
Tucson
State: 
Arizona
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
85710
Contact Information
Ander
Monson
Editor
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
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: 
Less than 3 months

NMP is a publisher of chapbooks and broadsides. We have a pretty wide aesthetic range, and we acquire manuscripts primarily through our yearly chapbook contest ($1,000 prize, deadline in spring). See the website for more information.

The best way to get a sense of what we publish is to read a couple of our chapbooks.

Representative Authors: 

Genine Lentine, Jason Bredle, Paul Guest, Barbara Maloutas, G. C. Waldrep, Ben Mirov

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
2-5

Etched Press

Basic Information
PO Box 191452
City: 
San Deigo
State: 
California
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
92159
Contact Information
Kevin
Dublin
Editor
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
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

Etched Press is a micro press based out of San Diego, CA. Our aim is to publish writing that is digested and enjoyed. We actively seek chapbook-length collections of poetry that have a degree of liminality.

Please read all of the guidelines and submit to the appropriate section.

Representative Authors: 

Susan Elliott Brown, Kirby Wright, Erren Kelly, Catherine Kyle, Sarah Carson, Melanie Faith, Zack Rearick

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
1-2

Outpost19

Basic Information
301 Coleridge Street
City: 
San Francisco
State: 
California
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
94110
Contact Information
Jon
Roemer
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
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: 
3 to 6 months

Provocative reading. Literary, engaged, independent, forward-leaning. Exceptional fiction. Unexpected essays. Voices to be reckoned with... Our fiction belongs to a broad range of traditions. Our non-fiction explores the different ways we engage our culture and ourselves.

Please use our submission manager at http://outpost19.com/about MS Word docs or PDFs preferred.

Representative Authors: 

Harriet Scott Chessman, Phong Nguyen, Micah Perks, Fred Leebron, Michelle Herman, Dave Housley, David Winner, Eric Freeze, Lisa Reisman, Douglas Watson, Daniel Mueller, Eric Barnes, Matthew Vollmer, Charles McLeod, David R. Slavitt, Mindy Hung

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
Several

WordFarm

Basic Information
140 Lakeside Ave
Ste A-303
City: 
Seattle
State: 
Washington
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
98122
Contact Information
Andrew
Craft
Publisher
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes

We love a good story--whether it's revealed in poetry, fiction or creative nonfiction. We are interested in fresh, fun, quirky voices. We are interested in work that explores spiritual themes, and we have a soft spot for writers who cannot get this kind of work accepted by "commercial" publishers.

We are currently closed to new submissions, having reached our publication goals for 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Representative Authors: 

Chances are you've not heard of our authors before, though we think you ought to meet soon! Check out John Leax, Paul Willis, Jeanne Murray Walker, Luci Shaw, James Zoller, Stacy Barton, Lynda Rutledge, Ruth Goring, Alan Michael Parker, Tania Runyan, Bryan Dietrich, Erin Keane, Rane Arroyo, Debra Reinstra, Dave Harrity, Jessie van Eerden and more!

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
1 per year

Red Hen Press

Basic Information
P.O. Box 40820
City: 
Pasadena
State: 
California
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
91114
Contact Information
Alisa
Trager
Marketing Associate
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

Red Hen Press is committed to publishing work of literary excellence, supporting diversity, and promoting literacy in our local schools. We seek a community of readers and writers who are actively engaged in the essential human practice known as literature.

At this time we are especially interested in considering new novels and narrative-driven nonfiction.

Representative Authors: 

Ron Carlson, Percival Everett, David Maine, Brian Doyle, Camille Dungy, David Mason, Peggy Shumaker, Douglas Kearney, Eloise Klein Healy, Cris Mazza, Brendan Constantine, Blase Bonpane, Rob Roberge, Ellen Meeropol, Brian Doyle, Gaylord Brewer, Katharine Coles, Michael Quadland, Pete Fromm, Alan Lightman.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
5
Publishing type: 

Bagwyn Books

Basic Information
Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Arizona State University
City: 
Tempe
State: 
Arizona
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
85287-4402
Contact Information
Kendra
Bruning
Acquisitions Editor
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Reading Period: 
May 15 to Dec 30
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

Bagwyn Books is dedicated to publishing well-researched historical fiction novels. We are open to different styles and genres of writing. Created to give lovers of the medieval and Renaissance eras an opportunity to express their creativity in fiction, Bagwyn Books is a history-lover's dream. Bagwyn Books invites the submission of proposals for book-length fiction manuscripts from new, emerging, and established authors. Priority will be given to works centering on or connected to the medieval and Renaissance periods (400 C.E. to 1700 C.E.).

We strongly urge you to read and follow our submission guidelines. Following our guidelines indicates to us that you are willing and able to work collaboratively with our press.

Spring Schedule
Deadline to Submit: May 15
Decision: June 30
Publication Date: January of the following year

Fall Schedule
Deadline to Submit: November 15
Decision: December 30
Publication Date: July of the following year

Representative Authors: 

Sharan Newman, Donnita Rogers, Grace Tiffany, Lori Eshleman, Carol Milkuhn, Virgil Renzulli, Donald Mace Williams, Diane Bonavist, Anne Echols, Thomas DeMayo, Michelle Treeve

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
3

Red Fez Publications

Basic Information
5 ---------- DRIVE
JACKSONVILLE
Illinois
United States
62650
Contact Information
Michele
McDannold
Director of Print and Special Projects
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: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
11% to 25%
Representative Authors: 
<p>Misti Rainwater-Lites, Paul Corman-Roberts, FN Wright, AD Winans, MK Chavez, Karl Koweksi, James H. Duncan, Robert Louis Henry, Luis Rivas, Susan Yount, Pela Via, Samuel Snoek-Brown, April Michelle Bratten, Jenni Fagan, Laura Rheaume, Margaret Karmazin, James Valvis, Derek Richards, Jeffery Van den engh, Joseph Ridgwell. </p>
Issues per Year: 
12
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
5-25

We obey no genre and take anything from limericks to fantasy to genres yet invented. Our key desires are originality, accessibility and quality. We like work with a point, something to say or some sort of inner majic that gives greater meaning to the pretty words and thrilling plots. That said, we're not really sure what we’re looking for until we've seen it, so give us a try. Published online monthly, Red Fez Publications features poetry and prose outside of the narrow, academic stream. Red Fez is committed to bringing light to underground and under-recognized writers and writing.

Please do NOT send snail mail submissions. Use the submission form on the website. Read the guidelines and past issues to get a feel for what we like.

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