Cowboy Poetry Press

Basic Information
4408 Sayre Drive
Princeton
New Jersey
United States
08540
Contact Information
Elizabeth Akin
Stelling
Managing Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
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: 
Contributor copies only
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
<p>Michael Keyser, Robert Penven, Rodney Nelson, Tyson West</p>
Issues per Year: 
16
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
6-7

Cowboys and cowgirls, heifers, madams, rustlers, train robbers, drifters, grifters, and thieves: Dust off those boots and get out of the out house and back to the rustic life—because we want all western-related material published or unpublished on fellow like e-zines (no personal blogs or site work accepted; you must remove it before submitting, and please give us credit as first-time publisher when you do post on personal sites).

We’ll also take modern and traditional bush verse, Native American, and any other bygone era style relating to a western theme…

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Trop

Basic Information
1834 Grace Ave
Los Angeles
California
United States
90028
Contact Information
Tom
Dibblee
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
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: 
6% to 10%

Trop is an online literary magazine based in Los Angeles. It features serialized creative writing, literary and pop culture criticism, interviews, personal essays, visual art, reviews of fake movies, and humor writing in The Weather. Before Trop took to the internet, it was a performance series at a place called Metropolis Café—the Trop—in Milledgeville, Georgia.

We're looking for short humor pieces for The Weather, literary and pop culture criticism, personal essays, and reviews of fake movies.

Work Literary Magazine

Basic Information
PO Box 17431
Portland
Oregon
United States
97217
Contact Information
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Previous attendees include [in no particular order] Matt Love, Doug Spangle, M.F. McAuliffe, Ileanna Portillo, T. Luke Strahota, Jonathan Harris, Sean Davis, Melodie Barker, Emilie Lindemann, William Conable, Dr. Johnny Wow, Spey Rod, Molly Gloss, Bennett Huffman, Evelyn Sharenov, Dan Mancilla, Gary Beck, Robert Shmigelsky, Valentina Gnup, Daniel Romo, Ron Bloodworth, Adrienne Christian, Benjamin Nardolilli, Chris Kerr, Jason Longwell, William Doreski, Joseph Reich, Peycho Kanev, Mark Jenkins, Michael Constantine McConnell, Ric Vrana, Harry Calhoun, Mike Berger, Alex Gagne-Hawes, Kendra Lyris, Dog Poet Laureate Susie DeFord, Calogero Grodecki, John Blackard, Laura Lehew, Ernest Williamson III, Ryan Bradley, Robert Neuteboom, Kate Baggott, Bruce Greene, Bryen Kaynash Kufa, Ilana Long, Perry Genovesi, Jan Priddy, Lisa Miles, Calla Devlin, Holly Day, Leslie Mitchell, Moriah Erickson, Carolyn Gregory, Kenneth Pobo, Lauren Henley, Jean Rover, Ray Succre, Gabriel Welsch, Jennifer McLean, Monique Roussel, Laura Lehew, Eliezra Schaffzin, Patty Somlo, Kristen LaRue, John Grey, Brett Stout, Alan Elyshevitz, Steve De France, Anthony Jones, Dennis McBride, David Harris Ebenbach, iDrew, Marc Swan, Rhoda Greenstone, Lindsey R. Loucks, Deja Earley, Adam Matcho, Lynn Pattison, Al Simmons, Nancy Brown, Alissa Nielsen, Jennifer Barton, Becca Deysach, Steve Theme, Denise Emanuel Clemens, Louis Bourgeois, Lauren Henley, Timothy Dyson, Judith Arcana, Brandon Bell, Tim W. Boiteau, Pavel Ruben, Mary Slocum, Jason Preu, Mary Slocum, Michael Casey, Julie A. Jacobs, Clint Walker, Jan Priddy, Ronald Roy, Karen Swartz, Jerred Jolin, Ric Vrana, Nathan Floom, Jonathan Anthony Bockhold, Lowell Hamilton, Jim Daniels, Mike Berger, Changming Yuan, George Thomas, Mike Sharlow, Jen Ferguson, Randy Simons, Deborah Hauser, Rachel Voss, Charles Deemer, Carolyn Gregory, Shay Belisle, Mark J. Mitchell, Mary Slocum, Moriah Erickson, Max West, Rosemary Douglas Lombard, Mike Berger, Raymond Philip Asaph, Jerred Jolin, W. F. Lantry, Thomas Cannon, Robert A Bak, Mike Jurkovick, David Frazier, Denise Emanuel Clemen, Emily Strauss, Ronald Steiner, Ann Neuser Lederer, Philip Kao, Sara Greenwald, Russell Koharchick, Tom Larsen, Gregg Williard. And WORK thrills to have interviewed Mary Preis the art professor, professional musician daylighting as a professional house painter Jonathan Drews, Jason Longwell the movie projectionist, Matt McCormack the typewriter repair man, John S. the HAZWOPER/OSHA instructor, Tawanda the job coach, Nicole Perretta the bird call lady, Wayne the Project Manager of ODOT, Thomas Tremain the breeder of snakes.
Issues per Year: 
52
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
1 - 2

Mission: To publish the best writing, thought and information about work, or lack thereof, while providing a forum for readership to connect and respond.

WORK is dedicated to celebrating the daily grind: white collar, blue collar, pink collar, sex work, food service, freelancing and more.

WORK has an intentionally bland format, so that it can be enjoyed while you’re still on the clock. WORK is subversive, so you can be subversive at work.

Please be previously unpublished. Feel free to submit WORD or RTF docs via WORK's online submission form. If submitting via email, please use the word submission in the subject line. Please attach .doc format. No PDFs.

Red Savina Review

Basic Information
40Florence
Silver City
New Mexico
United States
88061
Contact Information
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: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
<p>William Aarnes, Charles Bane Jr,Melanie J. Cordova, Lynn Doiron,Michelle Bonczek Evory, Jeanne Lyet Gassman, Stephen D. Gutierrez, Khanh Ha, James Hanna, Dini Karasik, Jessica Kluthe,Sandra Kolankiewicz,Len Krisak, R.K. Marfurt, Gleah Powers, Claire Scott Rubin, Stan Sanvel Rubin, Sharman Apt Russell, Frank Scozzari, Mary McLaughlin Slechta,Jennifer MacBain -Stephens, Shelby Stephenson,Elizabeth Kate Switaj, Robert Vivian,
Issues per Year: 
Two
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
No
Issue Price: 
Free Online & Free PDF / $3.00 Kindle Magazine Edition
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
around 18-20

How does one judge authenticity in the literary arts? Intuition. And, if Heidegger was correct in his assumption that language is the house of Being, intuition, not logic, is the impetus of art and authenticity. Before we can come to either, it seems, we must purge those definitions attached to us like artificial appendages in public school, through mass media, in the university. The purpose of Red Savina Review is to record the writer’s struggle to wrest themselves from the bizarre marketplace of modernity in the quest to claim authenticity and thereby take a stand on Being.

RSR is on the lookout for fresh, genuine voices that explore what it means to be human in the house of Being. It is our belief, and against the grain as of late, that individualism trumps groupthink and political correctness has often suppressed creative expression. We believe in the potential of Gen X, in concepts such as existential noir, depth, and spirit. RSR promotes original work from authentic voices. We like writing that challenges you, the writer: writing that drags you out of your comfort zone, writing that DARES you to let it have its say. Send us polished but evocative work.

FishFood Magazine

Basic Information
219-10 75th Avenue
Oakland Gardens
New York
United States
11364
Contact Information
Joanne
Raymond
Founding Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
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
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Issues per Year: 
Irregular issues published per year
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
13 subscribers thus far
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
20-30

FishFood Magazine is dedicated to all forms of creative expression and talent.

FishFood Magazine encourages self-expression from daily life through art. Art tends to serve as a coping mechanism from regular shenanigans and obstacles, and FishFood's main goal is to create a community where artists can share their personal meditation through creativity.

FishFood is an irregularly published magazine that features various literary and art pieces. The online platform also serves as a gateway for multimedia artists to become recognized for their music, films, etc.

Please submit poetry that speak to the readers visually more so than lyrically. We also love micro-fiction! Boy do we love micro-fiction.

Pouch

Basic Information
[redacted]
Dayton
Ohio
United States
45459
Contact Information
Bradley K
Meyer
Editor-in-Chief
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
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Issues per Year: 
4
Subscription Price: 
n/a
Issue Price: 
n/a
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
Varies

Pouch is an online poetry journal named after the distinguishing feature of the Virginia opossum- an animal we are strongly in favor of. Pouch is a nice place to put things. Nice things.

Pouch maintains a simple & reserved format for those who become grumpy when bombarded. Less is. We do not have delicate sensibilities; we value honesty, with all its fleas.

We are interested in authenticity. Understated narratives are a plus. Puns are a plus. Note that happy laughs & melancholy shrugs interest us equally. Persona poems will be a tough sell, though we are not entirely averse to them.

Despite being based in the States, Pouch is all places- happily considering work from anywhere in the world, from writers at any stage in their careers. We regret that we do not accept translations. Passable English is our only international requirement.

Does not consider previously published work.

Border Crossing

Basic Information
650 W. Easterday Ave, Dept. of English
Sault Sainte Marie
Michigan
United States
49783
Contact Information
Julie Brooks Barbour, Mary McMyne,
and Jillena Rose
Co-editors
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Reading Period: 
Sep 15 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: 
Cash
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
<p>Recent issues have featured Colleen Abel, Paul David Adkins, Cathleen Bailey, Mary Buchinger, Paul Crenshaw, Dawn Davies, Richard Dokey, Ronlyn Domingue, E.A. Durden, Jeannine Hall Gailey, Joseph D. Haske, Mark Jacobs, Sally Rosen Kindred, Kathleen Kirk, Geeta Kothari, Al Maginnes, Marilyn Martin, Lori A. May, Robert McGuill, Lisa Pacenza, Ron Riekki, Curtis Smith, Andrew F. Sullivan, Robert Vivian, and more.</p>
Issues per Year: 
1
Subscription Price: 
Annual
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
3-5

Founded in 2011, Border Crossing is a literary and arts journal published by the Lake Superior State University Creative Writing Program. Uniquely situated on the border of the United States and Canada, we're committed to publishing the best work submitted by emerging and established writers on both sides of the border and abroad. We're especially interested in writing that crosses boundaries in genre or geography, and voices that aren't often heard in mainstream publications.

Leopardskin & Limes

Basic Information
Wildenbruchplatz 1
Berlin
Germany
12051
Contact Information
Ambika
Thompson
Managing Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
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
Representative Authors: 
<p>Kirsty Logan, Nicole Steinberg, Ryan Van Winkle, La JohnJoseph</p>

We want to bring out the very best stories and poetry that we can get our grubby little mittens on. Writing that crosses borders (metaphorically and literally) effortlessly. That makes us feel things that we didn’t know we could feel, or simply just entertain the pants off of us.

We love stories that are wildly hilarious, off the wall, surreal and surprising, but also stories that are serious, and moving, and have something to say. Our poetry desires are fickle and we’re always willing to have our minds changed at any moment by really good writing. However, in general things that warm our hearts include poems about magic, dirty makeouts, vomit and dinosaurs, whereas we’re a bit meh about poems about breakups, drinking in bars, and the seasons as metaphors for your heart.

BlazeVOX

Basic Information
131 Euclid Ave
Kenmore
New York
United States
14217
Contact Information
Geoffrey
Gatza
Publisher
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
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: 
No payment
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
<p>Please see our fifteen years of work: http://www.blazevox.org/index.php/journal</p>
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
Greater than 10,000
Issue Price: 
free online
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
15 - 20

BlazeVOX is a haven for undervalued writers to convene with readers worldwide, delivering the contemporary through books-in-hand and ebooks-in-a-minute. Articles of submission depend on many criteria, but overall items submitted must conform to one ethereal trait, your work must not suck. This put plainly, bad art should be punished; we will not promote it. However, all submissions will be reviewed and the author will receive feedback. We are human too. Please send your work.

Please see our online submission policy.

Slush Pile Magazine

Basic Information
Kent St
Los Angeles
California
United States
90026
Contact Information
M. R.
Branwen
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
<p>Sadie Hoagland, Nic Brown, Christopher Harris, Max Ross, Catherine Parnell, Jonathan Weinert</p>
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
2,500 to 5,000

Intellectual, but approachable.

We read everything that is sent to us and will give feedback if requested. We are looking for writing that is vivid, engaging, surprising. We are less bothered about plot.

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