The Lark

Basic Information
Westbrook
Maine
United States
04092
Contact Information
Leah
Kuehn
Co-Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Audio
Video
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: 
2017
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
11% to 25%
Issues per Year: 
3
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
0
Issue Price: 
0
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
9

The Lark firmly believes that the ubiquity of the internet is not a reason to accept diminished quality in publications or to skip supporting contributors. We seek to publish what’s risky, critical, musical, philosophical, playful, experimental, sexy, or deadly serious. Sometimes we publish the bells and blossoms, and sometimes we publish the dark underbelly. 

Above all, we seek to be moved. 

We recommend that you look through our previous issues to get a sense of the Lark. Our guidelines are left intentionally expansive, but we take craft seriously and are drawn to work that feels honest in some way.

Mark Gottlieb

Trident Media Group
41 Madison Avenue
36th Floor
New York, NY 10010

Penn Review

Basic Information
3805 Locust Walk
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
United States
19104
Contact Information
Daniel
Finkel
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: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
1966
Representative Authors: 
Gregory Djanikian, Peter LaBerge, Deborah Burnham, Rachel Gogel, Michael Gamer, David Morgan O'Connor, and Corey Mesler.
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
Greater than 10,000
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
5

We’re seeking work that’s energetic, imaginative, and original.  Send us fiction with strong, idiosyncratic voices, creative nonfiction that honestly and eloquently strips all pretenses away, and poetry that uses language with power and precision.

To get a feeling for the work we publish, we encourage you to consult the issues available on our website. When you feel ready, please read our submission guidelines and then send us your best work, along with a third-person bio of 100 words or less.  

Bridge Ink

Basic Information
25 Bridge Ave, Suite 130
Red Bank
New Jersey
United States
07701
Contact Information
Lisa
Hartsgrove
program coordinator
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
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2017
Distributors: 
Project Write Now
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Issues per Year: 
12
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
11

Bridge Ink focuses on young adult creative writers, ages 13 to 18. All genres are accepted with a focus on poetry. 

Our editors yearn to see something different, to learn from a piece of work, or to discover a new point of view. We are looking for young, honest voices daring enough to share those stories. How can a poem reveal an observation, emotion, or experience in a new or unique way? How can a story change a reader’s way of thinking? We want stories that open our minds to new possibilities.

Anomaly Literary Journal

Basic Information
Contact Information
Lorcán
Black
Editor in Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Audio
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: 
2015
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Vona Groarke, Blas Falconer, Chen Chen, Matthew Wimberley, Scherezade Siobhán, Kevin Higgins, Stephen May, Logan February, Laura Pavlo, Thomas Stewart, Luis Neer, Zelda Chappel, Ace Boggess, Grant Tarbard, Jack Warren, Lindsay Parnell, Sayeeda Ahmad, Alyam Moser, Steve Mitchell, Sofia Monika Swatek.
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
2,500 to 5,000
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free

We wanted to create a literary journal that, from the outset, selected only the best of up and coming poets, artists and writers. In an online market flooded with literary journals of all kinds, we realised something: it's been a long time since any of us read a journal that contained pieces which made us wish we'd written it, where not all the poets sounded the same, where there weren't just one or two decent poems and the rest were filler but hosted a succession of decent, skilled poems one after the other like a series of bangs in the distance.

We read submissions all year round. If you miss a deadline, your work will automatically be considered for the next issue. Our response times vary but it is generally about six weeks.

Please only submit ONCE per issue. If you are not accepted for publication, wait until we are reading for the subsequent issue. It helps us with backlog and we will very much appreciate you for it! A short, professional cover letter is appreciated with 50-100 word third person bio. Do not double space (format your submissions as you would see them formatted in a book, for example) and punctuation is always a good thing.

Willawaw Journal

Basic Information
3049 Ne Glacier Way
Corvallis
Oregon
United States
97330
Contact Information
Rachel
Barton
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
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: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Peter Sears, Doug Stone, Tammy Robacker, Merridawn Duckler, and many more.
Issues per Year: 
up to 4
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
free
Issue Price: 
free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
10-20

Willawaw Journal is an online magazine for poetry and art. Each issue features the poem prompt of a northwest poet laureate with model responses from the editors, and also promotes a theme specific to demographics or media. Submissions are open year-round. Our mission is to encourage writers and artists to create, and to generate a community where a diversity of voices is welcome.

Send us your best work!

Ross Harris

Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency
6 East 39th Street
Suite 500
New York, NY 10016

Not Your Mother's Breast Milk

Basic Information
Chicago
Illinois
United States
60201
Contact Information
William
Grant
Editor-In-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Audio
Video
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: 
2016
Distributors: 
N/A
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
N/A
Issues per Year: 
We publish constantly throughout the year.
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
Many, we work more as an art blog.

 

  Not Your Mothers Breast Milk is an art blog dedicated to sharing stories about the human experience, connecting with one another, and giving artists an outlet to express their struggles and successes on this journey through life.

     We're looking for something that makes us feel. It can make us feel joy, sadness, anger, silliness, etc, etc. Just make us feel something. 

     Have a piece that you love that maybe needs a little more work? Send it in! Our editing team will look it over and give you feedback about how you could make it stronger! When submitting, put "Tweak" in the subject line to let us know you want feedback on it!

Swamp Ape Review

Basic Information
Boca Raton
Florida
United States
33431
Contact Information
Natalie
Rowland
Managing Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Audio
Video
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Year Founded: 
2015
Issues per Year: 
1

The Swamp Ape is a legend that reflects Florida—its mythology, its weirdness—as well as the human desire to create a narrative around that which we can’t explain. Submissions to the Swamp should defy form to the extent that the piece’s creator might be unsure of where it belongs. Across all genres, we encourage pieces with a hybrid or non-traditional nature—works that subvert our expectations of both content and form and unsettle our assumptions of what is possible.

Farley Chase

Chase Literary Agency
11 Broadway
Suite 1010
New York, NY 10004

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