Here Comes Everyone

Basic Information
Coventry
West Midlands, UK
England
CV1
Contact Information
Raef
Boylan
HCE Lead Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
E-publication
Print
Reading Period: 
Dec 16 to Feb 1
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: 
2012
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
11% to 25%
Issues per Year: 
3
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Issue Price: 
£5 plus p&p. Free PDF downloads are available for published contributors.
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
Approx. 25

Theme: RITUALS. Deadline: 1st February 2019. Here Comes Everyone (HCE) is a literary magazine of poetry, fiction, articles & artwork based around topical & interesting themes. We aim to provide innovative content & an accessible platform for readers & contributors.

Please read our submissions guidelines for full details. Submissions must be sent via the form on our website - work submitted to email addresses will not be accepted. We encourage bold/striking interpretations of the theme (RITUALS); if the link isn’t clear, include a few lines in your bio/at the start to provide context.

True Story

Basic Information
5119 Coral Street
Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania
United States
15224
Contact Information
Hattie
Fletcher
Managing Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
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: 
Cash
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
<p>Cheryl Strayed, Phillip Lopate, John Edgar Wideman, Lauren Slater, Stefan Fatsis, Robin Hemley, Judith Barrington</p>
Issues per Year: 
12
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
$18/12 issues; $32/24 issues
Issue Price: 
$3
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
0-1

Published monthly by the editors of Creative Nonfiction magazine, each issue of True Story showcases one exceptional essay by one exceptional writer. From issue to issue, this new mini-magazine features the widest possible variety of voices and styles and subjects. Our editors believe that providing a platform for emerging writers and helping them find readers is an essential role of literary magazines. We’re open to all types of creative nonfiction, from immersion reportage to personal essay to memoir.

Please do send work that blends style with substance, and reaches beyond the personal to tell us something new about the world. We're drawn to stories that balance a strong narrative (i.e. something happens) with a teaching or reflective element (i.e. the something that happens matters for some reason). Please do include your complete contact information and keep us informed of the status of simultaneous submissions. Please don't send poetry.

Alice Tasman

Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency
216 East 75th Street
Suite 1E
New York City, NY 10021

Waxing & Waning: A Literary Journal

Basic Information
4969 Algonquin Trl
Antioch
Tennessee
United States
37013
Contact Information
Lance
Umenhofer
Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Video
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: 
6% to 10%
Issues per Year: 
1 print / 1 online
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Issue Price: 
$15 (print) $0 (online)
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
2-6

Waxing & Waning is a literary journal that seeks what’s on the fringe. Whatever is deep and true. The moon represents this idea: what is dark, what is brooding, what is wild. We want to feed the beast in you, the one buried beneath layers of manners and anxiety and Banana Republic. Work submitted to Waxing & Waning should be honest and well executed. It should scream coherently; it should drag something out of us that we haven’t seen before; it should rip out our black hearts and show them to us. Bring us the work everyone else (including you) is afraid of.

Proper manuscript format will get you bonus points. If your fiction/creative nonfiction is longer than 5,000 words, it must merit the space it will take. For poetry, we're already a little skeptical about your Howl-long epic.

All the Sins

Basic Information
London
England
Contact Information
Sinead
Keegan
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: 
2016
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
11% to 25%
Representative Authors: 
Rachel Plummer, Alex Hales, Lucy Furlong, Lanna Joffrey, Michael Loveday
Issues per Year: 
4
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
10-20

all the sins is a quarterly digital magazine that encourages writers and artists to have courage and to sin against staid storytelling. Break rules, push boundaries and tell new stories in new ways. Just tell a good story. It was conceived as a blend of visual, digital and written art that takes storytelling to new limits, asks questions and explores the worlds in which art is made. Responses, challenges and reinventions welcome. We also publish regular features on arts-related topics and encourage submissions for these.

We are particularly interested in work that uses the internet and digital media for the opportunities they present. By 'sinful' we mean art that represents voices and stories that have not traditionally been represented in literary arts magazines - we don't mean erotica, though sex may have a role to play in a given work.

Alternating Current Press

Basic Information
City: 
Louisville
State: 
Colorado
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
80027
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
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: 
Less than 3 months

Alternating Current is an independent press dedicated to publishing and promoting incredible literature that challenges readers and has an innate sense of self, timelessness, and atmosphere. We love science, history, homebound roots, rural landscapes, poetic literary fiction, diverse voices, quirky thematic concepts, and all that is electric in the literary world.

You can find out in-depth tips from our editors in our submission guidelines and on our F.A.Q. page. DO NOT send email queries or attachments via email.

Representative Authors: 

Carmen Lau, Eric Shonkwiler, Schuler Benson, Charles P. Ries, David Leo Rice, Allison Boyd Justus, Tabitha Blankenbiller, Lyn Lifshin

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
~75% debut authors in our catalog
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Ingram, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Nook, Kindle, Kobo, 0s & 1s, Direct
Publishing type: 

Arcturus

Basic Information
Chicago
Illinois
United States
Contact Information
Sara
Cutaia
Editor-in-chief
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
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
<p>Berit Ellingsen, Scott Blackwood, Allegra Hyde, Kristine Ong Muslim, Daniel Peña, Maryse Meijer, Ranbir Singh Sidhu, Michelle Pretorious, Sam Weller, Ting Gou.</p>
Issues per Year: 
4 (one per season)
Circulation: 
5,000 to 10,000
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
5-6

We have no restrictions on the content we publish, except that we’re passionate about publishing new perspectives — new ideas, new voices, new worlds, new challenges, new ways of seeing, etc.— a theme that can take an infinite number of shapes, including speculative fiction, experimental poetry, political essays, narrative reportage, and virtually everything else.

To submit your work, email the editors at arcturusmag@gmail.com. Please address the appropriate editor (see the masthead at the bottom of the About page) and use the subject line: GENRE: Title of Work (ex. FICTION: My Story). Provide a brief introduction and attach your work as either a Word Doc or PDF. We normally respond to submissions within one (1) month.

Upper Hand Press

Basic Information
P.O. Box 91179
City: 
Bexley
State: 
Ohio
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
43209
Contact Information
Ann
Starr
Publisher
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
E-book
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Reading Period: 
Apr 1 to Oct 1
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months

We want authors compelled to write by the significance of their own experience and questions. We want authors who are interested in the sentence, how it's made, where it goes, and what it builds.

We are eclectic and personal in approach. We do not automatically exclude topics and voices that we haven't encountered before.

Individuals may query before submitting. We do not invite agented submissions.

We hope that the nominal $10 fee and exclusive submission policy will encourage writers to choose us as carefully. Our small size makes us particularly appreciative of well-focused submissions.

We are not in general interested in illustrated books. Please query before sending one.

Submit with focused ideas about the readership for your book.

Representative Authors: 

Louise Farmer Smith, Herta Feely, Ann Cefola, Rhonda G. Williams

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
2
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Baker and Taylor/Bookmasters, Ingram, Amazon
Publishing type: 

The Scriblerus

Basic Information
The Scriblerus
Greenville College
315 E. College Ave
Greenville
Illinois
United States
62246
Contact Information
Alexandria
LaFaye
Advising Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Audio
Video
Reading Period: 
Sep 1 to Apr 30
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: 
2014
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
11% to 25%
Issues per Year: 
1
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
5

Scrib seeks work that explore the human experience with honesty & authenticity. Spirituality permeates our experiences and is therefore an inherent element in our art. We look for unique work that will connect on a personal level, provoke reflection about our lives, & linger in the viewer’s mind after reaching the end. Your work need not have tidy Sunday School answers or easy resolutions to be published; struggles, complexity, and ambiguity are part of the human experience, too.

Scrib desires to provide authentic art and writing while maintaining Christian values. Any artist or writer might need to portray a variety of beliefs and worldviews to accurately represent the diversity of our world. Scrib draws the line at work that doesn’t show clear respect for the basic tenets of the Christian faith. The topic of sexuality is not off-limits, but we don’t publish graphic sexual content or work that condones sexual activity outside marriage. Swearing should be artistically essential, if used.

Blydyn Square Books

Basic Information
642 Cowpath Road
#288
City: 
Lansdale
State: 
Pennsylvania
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
19446
Contact Information
Eliot
Wise
Director of Marketing
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Jul 1
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

We publish books that make you think: smart, interesting, character-driven fiction and unusual/thought-provoking nonfiction

We are not currently looking for children's books or poetry.

Representative Authors: 

Everett De Morier, Addison L. Jones

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
At least one

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