Pacifica Literary Review

Basic Information
pacificalitreview@gmail.com
Seattle
Washington
United States
98102
Contact Information
Matt
Muth
Editor in Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Audio
Reading Period: 
Sep 15 to May 7
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
Representative Authors: 
Rebecca Hoogs, Conor McCreery, Anthony Del Col, Sierra Nelson, Joshua Marie Wilkinson
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Issue Price: 
$10.00

We publish literary prose, (creative non-fiction & fiction), poetry, art, photography, and author interviews. We let loose the transformative properties of the Pacific waters into magazine form. Here is storytelling, things that are new, things that are blue, and the hymn-like old, the ancestral. Here are migrating whales and ferry rides, fishing boats, conifer covered land, fresh victuals, the sound of rain, secrets, rants, electric sunlight, coffee. We humbly present page-space for metamorphosis, for the imprinting of the ocean, for the printing of ourselves.

For Fiction and creative non-fiction, entries should be under 6,000 words. For poetry, please submit no more than three poems, in a single document. We accept photography, illustration and design, either color or black-and-white. We also accept submissions of author interviews and book reviews.

Punk Hostage Press

Basic Information
P.O. Box 1869
City: 
Hollywood
State: 
California
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
90078
Contact Information
Iris
Berry
Publisher
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
No
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31

About Punk Hostage Press On January, Friday the 13th, 2012, Iris Berry and A. Razor made a pact to publish prose, short stories, poetry, creative non-fiction and well formulated rants on a new press called Punk Hostage Press. Punk Hostage Press is a Los Angeles, CA based non-profit organization that publishes well-crafted books of literature. Punk Hostage Press is committed to providing relevant literature and opportunities for discussion and reflection in such institutions as prisons, jails, homeless and women’s shelters and treatment programs.

At this time we do not accept unsolicited submissions.

Representative Authors: 

Pleasant Gehman, A. Razor, Dennis Cruz, Rich Ferguson, Yvonne de la Vega, Carolyn Srygley_Moore, C.V. Auchterlonie, Frank Reardon, Alexandra Naughton, SB Stokes, S.A. Griffin, Hollie Hardy, A.D. Winans, Jack Grisham, Hannah Wehr, Maisha Z Johnson, Die Dragonetti, Russell Jaffe, Danny Baker, Annette Cruz, Teka Lark, Angela Aguirre, Kimberly Kim, Amy Saul-Zerby

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
3-4

Apricity Press

Basic Information
United States
Contact Information
Mira
Mason-Reader
Founder & Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Video
Reading Period: 
Aug 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
Year Founded: 
2015
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Issues per Year: 
1
Subscription Price: 
None
Issue Price: 
None

Embodying the obsolete word it was named after, Apricity aims to manifest the feeling of the warmth of the sun in the winter in all that it publishes. Established in 2015, Apricity Press was created to fill an immense void in the publishing world. While there are a myriad of presses, literary journals and magazines, many lack the ability to publish multi-genre works, especially dance works. Because of this, Apricity constructed a space where incredible literary, art and dance works could be published side by side, showcasing the tremendous connections between the forms. 

When submitting to Apricity, please follow our submission guidelines carefully!

COG

Basic Information
Cogswell College
191 Baypointe Parkway
San Jose
California
United States
95134
Contact Information
Soma Mei Sheng
Frazier
Founding Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Audio
Video
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2015
Distributors: 
Cogswell College
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
COG has published authors and interviewees including Opal Palmer Adisa, Dave Eggers, George Saunders, Jane Wong, Cyrus Armajani, TC Boyle, Lydia Conklin, Amit Majmudar, Tomas Moniz, Jasminne Mendez, Duy Doan, Joel Dias-Porter, Steven Markow and many more.
Issues per Year: 
4
Subscription Price: 
COG has multiple print issue subscription options, in addition to the free online issues.
Issue Price: 
COG has multiple print issue subscription options, in addition to the free online issues.

Each issue of COG is a curiously constructed curation offered up by the students of Cogswell College. COG's writers thrill with skillfully wrought and cohesive narratives; insight and intensity; imagery and attitude - alternating nimbly between closely examined moments, characters or nuances and larger human themes. COG is not a venue for student work; rather, as of March 2018, COG had received submissions from writers working in 24 countries beyond the U.S.

In addition to publishing traditional text-based work, check out Cogitate - our audio broadcast - and the video series. We consider submissions in both categories, as well as cover art submissions.

BLACK SCAT BOOKS

Basic Information
930 Central Park Avenue
City: 
Lakeport
State: 
California
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
95453
Contact Information
Norman
Conquest
Editor & Publisher
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months

We are a small, independent, not-for-profit press dedicated to publishing sublime art & literature, i.e., eccentric art & obscure texts, absurdist fiction, experimental visions, and works in translation. Our innovative Absurdist Texts & Documents series features works designed to disrupt, disorient, and smash boundaries—academic, cultural, literary, and philosophical.

Most of the queries we receive come from people who have clearly not read our books. Do not send a query without being familiar with the authors and artists we publish, i.e., read our books.

Representative Authors: 

Alphonse Allais; Tom Whalen; Opal Louis Nations; Alain Arias-Misson; Balzac; Richard Kostelanetz; Terry Southern; Samantha Memi; Suzanne Burns; Yuriy Tarnawsky.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
5

Split Rock Review

Basic Information
Washburn
Wisconsin
United States
54891
Contact Information
Crystal
Gibbins
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
Audio
Reading Period: 
May 1 to Jul 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
Year Founded: 
2012
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
18-22

Split Rock Review publishes innovative place-based and environmental poetry, creative nonfiction, graphic narratives, comics, and art. We also host an annual poetry chapbook contest and publish themed anthologies. 

We only accept submissions via Submittable. We do not accept previously published works; however, simultaneous submissions are fine.

We strongly encourage you to read past issues to get a better sense of the work we publish. 

Toyon Literary Magazine

Basic Information
1 Harpst St
Arcata
California
United States
95521
Contact Information
Janelle
Adsit
Toyon Faculty Advisor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Audio
Video
Reading Period: 
Oct 18 to Nov 18
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: 
1954
Distributors: 
Humboldt State University
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Jim Dodge, Raymond Craver
Issues per Year: 
1
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
n/a
Issue Price: 
n/a

Toyon publishes distinguished literary and art work, with particular interest in promoting environmental and social justice.

We seek diverse voices from around the world and welcome submissions in all languages.

​We recognize that the texts we encounter sometimes challenge us, and that can be a sign of merit and value. We make it a practice to interrogate our readerly biases and tastes.

OpPRESS

Basic Information
Contact Information
Mike
Castro
Publisher
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
E-book
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Greater than 6 months

Currently closed to submissions. Working on backlog.

Representative Authors: 

AD Hitchin, Neila Mezynski, Kenneth Trimble, Puma Perl, Ron Androla, Ben John Smith, Reuben Woolley, Linda Subraman, Len Kuntz, Nick Hranilovich, Andrew Darlington, Haze McElhenny

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
0
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Amazon
Publishing type: 

Wax Poetry and Art

Basic Information
512, 919 Centre Street NW
Calgary
Alberta
Canada
T2E 2P6
Contact Information
Kirk
Ramdath
Publisher & Managing Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Formats: 
Web
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: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
2010
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
11% to 25%
Representative Authors: 
<p>Micheline Maylor, Candice James, J. J. Steinfeld</p>
Issues per Year: 
Varies
Circulation: 
2,500 to 5,000
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
Varies

Wax Poetry and Art's mission is to publish the world's best poems in ways that are fun, accessible, and socially engaged.

Read the Submission Guidelines to view contests and other submission opportunities.

Please read the submission guidelines carefully.

Alternative Book Press

Basic Information
2 Timber Lane Suite 301
City: 
Marlboro
State: 
New Jersey
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
07746
Contact Information
Nelson
Lowhim
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
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 Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Greater than 6 months

Alternative Book Press is a new publishing company established in October 2012 by Columbia University and Cornell University graduates with the following aim in view: To identify and publish genuine, pathbreaking works reflecting alternative viewpoints far away from the huge volumes of matter in publishing today. Works that stand out. Works that are not written primarily from the point of view of sales, but rather works that will be seen 50 or 100 years from now as of lasting import.

400 word synopsis and no more than 5 pages of manuscript

Representative Authors: 

Prasanna Chandrasekhar, Aaron Grunn, AR Shane, Frank Rushton, Fanto Frunze, Alex Moty, Elizabeth Moore, R Dean Johnson, Robert K Gardner, Jim Dietz, Kathleen Xue, David Grother, Tanya Nichols, James Williams, Jude Ezeilo, Steve Romagnoli

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
7
Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Distributors: 
ABA, Ingrams
Publishing type: 

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