Pattern Recognition

Basic Information
P. O. Box 111
Moreton's Harbour
Newfoundland and Labrador
Canada
A0G 3H0
Contact Information
Jacqueline
Jones
Co-editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
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: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
2016
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
26% to 50%
Representative Authors: 
Jessica Tremblay, Tom Larsen, M.K. Punky, Bill Ectric, Tom Sheehan, Denver Butson, Chelsea Burden, R. H. Crawford, Dennis Hyer, Gordon Lindholm, Bill Harvey, R. W. Watkins, Michele McDannold, Anthony Robinson, Catherine Zickgraf, Mateusz Duczmal, and several others.
Issues per Year: 
1 to 2
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Issue Price: 
$8.99
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
3 to 5

Pattern Recognition publishes well-written short fiction, non-fiction, poetry and comics. Experimentation is always welcome.

We are particularly interested in compositions conceived from an ‘alternative’ Gen-X perspective. Just imagine that the North America of 1989 through 1995 never ended, the Spice Girls and the Internet never happened, and Justine Bieber was never even born. Copies of Pattern Recognition Nos 1 and 2 are available from Amazon.com.

Midwest Review

Basic Information
Division of Continuing Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
21 N. Park St, Suite 7101
Madison
Wisconsin
United States
53715
Contact Information
Christopher
Chambers
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Reading Period: 
Apr 15 to Dec 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: 
2013
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Representative Authors: 
Bonnie Jo Campbell, Nicholas Gulig, Robert Hedin, Jayson Iwen, George Kalamaras, Dylan Krieger, Michael Martone, Agate Nesaule, Rita Mae Reese, Catie Rosemurgy, Sam Savage, Vincent Wixon
Issues per Year: 
1
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
$20
Issue Price: 
$20
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
5-6

We look for well-crafted, thoughtful, and thought-provoking writing and visual art that examines, interprets, and redefines the full spectrum of life, past and present, in the Midwest. The Midwest is the region of the north central United States that includes the Great Lakes area and the upper Mississippi River valley (according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Midwest is comprised of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, and Missouri). Of course, the Midwest is also a state of mind.

Revise your work, proofread, and be professional, patient, and persistent.

Gemini Magazine

Basic Information
P.O. Box 1485
Onset
Massachusetts
United States
02558
Contact Information
David
Bright
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: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
No
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
2009
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
Seamus Scanlon, Rafaella Del Bourgo, Diana Woods, Michael Shorb, Beverly Akerman, Aurora M. Lewis, Ben Brooks, Smokey Miles, Karl Marlantes, Allison Whittenberg, Kim Trevathan, Laura Lovic-Lindsay, Gene Fendt, Anne Bower, John Brantingham.
Issues per Year: 
4-6
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
none
Issue Price: 
none
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
8

We publish the best fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry and art we can find. We hold three annual contests for flash fiction, poetry and short stories, each with a $1,000 top prize.

Scoundrel Time

Basic Information
Scoundrel Time
P.O. Box 396
Glen Echo
Maryland
United States
20812
Contact Information
Paula
Whyman
Founder & 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: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
January 2017
Distributors: 
(online)
Representative Authors: 
Our contributors include emerging and established artists from around the world. Some authors we've published include Reginald Dwayne Betts, Cynthia Dewi Oka, Eleanor Wilner, Alissa Quart, Tony Hoagland, Fady Joudah, Rachel Hadas, Dana Sachs, Donna Hemans, W. Ralph Eubanks, Elizabeth Rosner, Paul Lisicky, Carolyn Ferrell, David Ulin, Matthew Olzmann, Peg Alford Pursell, Jennifer Sears, Joan Silber, Tracy O'Neill, and Maria Saba.
Issues per Year: 
We publish new work weekly.
Subscription Price: 
Online/free. Can sign up for weekly email updates to be informed of new work we're publishing.
Issue Price: 
Online/Free

Scoundrel Time is a nonprofit online literary journal launched in response to the 2016 U.S. presidential election. We publish creative works--fiction, essays, poetry, humor, music, and visual art -- that respond to the threats against freedom and democracy, people and cultures, posed by the current world/political situation. We believe stories told in any form can remind us of our humanity, encourage understanding, embrace empathy, and reject hate.

Please take a look at our site, and read what we've published so far. Note that we are not looking for venting or diatribes. We're interested in works that tell stories, in whatever form. Please see additional guidelines on our site from our fiction editor, Karen Bender, and our poetry editor, Daisy Fried. Fiction and poetry can be submitted via Submittable. All other genres (creative nonfiction, humor, music, and art) should be queried first by email.

Cagibi

Basic Information
Brooklyn
New York
United States
11218
Contact Information
Christopher
Shade
Co-founding Editor
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: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2017
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Nick Flynn, Beverly Donofrio, Michael Klein, Joseph O. Legaspi, George Franklin, Ximena Gómez, Michael Poage, Amy Newman, Seth Rogoff, Kim Magowan, Michelle Ross, Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr., Clifford Garstang, Matt Pasca, Terri Muuss, Elena Georgiou, Eugene Lim, Maggie Smith
Issues per Year: 
5
Issue Price: 
12.00

Cagibi is invested in sharing the universal human experiences to be found in works of prose and poetry set within places unfamiliar to readers; thus, our expressed interest in international—or world—literature, and works in translation. Cagibi is versatile in its purpose and mission to readers and writers. The journal concerns literature in which character conflict, ultimately story, is tied to place.

A VELVET GIANT

Basic Information
New York
United States
Contact Information
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: 
2018
Issues per Year: 
4
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
16

A Velvet Giant is a collective space for work that exists outside the boundaries of genre. We recognize that it can feel impossible to talk about writing without categorizing it. When we say genreless, we don’t mean apolitical. Writing that resists binary categories such as fiction/nonfiction or poetry/prose is inherently queer and inherently political. We want writing that exists in the world, that resists tradition and expectations to build towards new ways of creating, feeling, and being.

We love ambiguity: flash pieces, found pieces, cross-genre experiments, the "poem" that thinks it might be a story, the "story" that thinks it might be a poem. Retellings and reimaginings. Works that chips away at institutional structures. Work that breaks everything down so that it can build.

Wizards in Space Literary Magazine

Basic Information
Providence
Rhode Island
United States
02906
Contact Information
Olivia
Dolphin
Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Print
Reading Period: 
Dec 3 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: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
2016
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Representative Authors: 
Sarah Gailey, Ari Koontz,
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
$30
Issue Price: 
$20
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
13

We’re particularly interested in themes of space and place, things that change and things that don’t, the spots we share and the ones we keep to ourselves. Where do you go when you need peace? Where do you go when you need to be loud? What moments and what places do you find yourself returning to over and over again? What brings you back to yourself and what lets you rise above the things that try to bring you down? Share with us your political and your personal, your faith, identity, love and loss, truths and dreams.

Looking for impactful fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and black and white art for a magazine that tends towards quirky, whimsical, from-the-heart pieces that connect us to the world and each other.

Aura Literary Arts Review

Basic Information
1400 University Blvd.
#153
Birmingham
Alabama
United States
35205
Contact Information
Taylor
Stewart
Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
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: 
Contributor copies only
Distributors: 
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Year Founded: 
1967
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Ashley Jones (former Editor-in-Chief)
Issues per Year: 
2-3
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
N/A
Issue Price: 
$10
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
25-40

Our goal is to promote creative artists and give them the recognition they deserve. We also seek to provide opportunities for growth and learning for artists. We host events throughout the school year, feature artists’ work online, and release a literary magazine each fall and spring semester.

We accept entries of the following types: art, essay, music lyrics, photography, plays, poetry, and short story (fiction and non-fiction).

Now that you know about us, #ShareYourAura.

With Aura the potential is limitless. This literary arts magazine is about celebrating human experiences and cultivating passionate artists from across the world. We connect poets and artists, writers and digital illustrators, to create a cohesive narrative. The power of art is something that inspires all of us, when we share our aura through writing we are are affecting others without even realizing it. We accept submissions throughout the year, you can learn more by following us on social media (Insta: aura_uab) (twitter: AuraUAB) and (Aura Literary Arts Review on Facebook).

Gasher Journal

Basic Information
Boulder
Colorado
United States
80305
Contact Information
Whitney
Kerutis
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
Issues per Year: 
2
Issue Price: 
$4.00

We want art that guts us with surgical precision. Make everything useful. 

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