Literary Wanderlust

Basic Information
City: 
Aurora
State: 
Colorado
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
80014
Contact Information
Susan
Brooks
Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Short story collections
Novel
Formats: 
Paperback
E-book
Audio
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 Dec 31

We are a coalition of editors and publishing professionals working together to make our authors successful, and our goal is to grow slowly but steadily by publishing books we love.

We support our authors with quality editing and commercial covers, and partner with them to market their books. We work to bridge the gap between traditional and self-publishing by publishing our authors in both digital and print simultaneously while offering higher royalties than the Big 5. We truly believe in a publisher / author partnership. Our authors’ successes are our successes.

Publishing type: 

Devil's Party Press

Basic Information
204 Sundance Lane
City: 
Milton
State: 
Delaware
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
19968
Contact Information
Dianne
Pearce
Publisher
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
Formats: 
Paperback
E-book
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: 
3 to 6 months

At Devil's Party Press we publish exclusively work by poets, fiction writers, and memoirists who are over the age of 40.

We truly value the older writer.

We strive to bring to the public excellent authors who can not find a voice through traditional publishing.

We are interested in work that grabs us by the heart, or the guts.

We want to promote and showcase writers in their second act, who are old enough to know better, and old enough to not give a rat's ass about knowing better.

We value women, diversity, LGBTQ, and damn good writing.

No torture porn, regular porn, bigoted/racist, or religious texts. 

Reading fee $10 for anthologies only. Those published receive free copy, value $14.99. Top 3 submissions get prize.

The very small reading fee helps us keep publishing. No charge for proofreading, editing, graphics, etc.

1 entry = story/memoir of 1,000 – 8,000 words or 1- 3 poems of no more than 1,000 words total. Submit 2 entries & 3rd is free.

No fees ever for full-length books. Currently seeking books for publication in 2021 and beyond.

Authors 40years + only.

Representative Authors: 

David Dutton, David Yurkovich, Tom Barlow, Monte Anderson, Heidi Hewett, Phyllis Humby, Tara Elliot, Roberto Sabas, Kari Ebert, Carrie Sz Keane, Sharon Berg

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
80-100%
Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Distributors: 
Amazon Barnes and Noble Kindle Browseabout Books Biblion Books
Publishing type: 

New Texas: A Journal of Literature and Culture

Basic Information
East Hwy 90
Alpine, TX 79832
Alpine
Texas
United States
79830
Contact Information
Dr. Francine K.
Richter
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to May 1
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
1996
Distributors: 
Sul Ross State University
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
We have hosted important writers such as National Book Award finalist, Dennis Covington and Jill Patterson, editor or the national literary journal, Iron Horse Literary Review, for readings, which give students, faculty, and area residents an opportunity to meet and enjoy nationally recognized and award-winning writers in classrooms and lecture venues.
Issues per Year: 
One
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
eight-ten

New Texas seeks to feature the voices of those questing, questioning, and envisioning the possibilities of and coming from Texas in fiction, poetry, critical and creative non-fiction, photography and multi-media.

Written submissions should generally range from 1000 to 5000 words and be double-spaced. Use MLA style.

The Wax Paper

Basic Information
856 N. Marshfield Ave.
Chicago
Illinois
United States
60622
Contact Information
Hans
Hetrick
Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Greater than 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: 
Studs Terkel Charles Rafferty Nick Healy
Issues per Year: 
3-4
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
$25
Issue Price: 
N/A
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
1-5

The Wax Paper is a broadsheet publication open to all forms of written word, imagery and collected conversation. The first priority of The Wax Paper is to expand our understanding of the people we share the world with, and in doing so, expand our understanding of ourselves. Pieces will be selected on their ability to illuminate the humanity and significance of the subjects that inhabit the work. The Wax Paper is inspired by the life of Louis “Studs” Terkel. 

Please read our mission statement and send work that corresponds with our mission

7.13 Books

Basic Information
360 Furman Street
Apt. 727
City: 
Brooklyn
State: 
New York
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
11201
Contact Information
Leland
Cheuk
Founder
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Book Types: 
Short story collections
Novel
Formats: 
Paperback
E-book
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: 
3 to 6 months

My tastes lean toward (but are not limited to) the genre-bending, the fabulists, as well as literary comedies.

Please take the time to write a personalized cover letter with a brief bio and synopsis of the work.

Representative Authors: 

Beth Lisick, Jenn Stroud Rossmann, Willie Davis, Vincent Chu, Joe Ponepinto, Alex Behr, Paul Cohen, Melissa Duclos, Josh Denslow, Aatif Rashid, Kim Magowan, Farooq Ahmed

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
2-5
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
SPD
Publishing type: 

Open Arts Forum

Basic Information
PO Box 584
Glen Echo
Maryland
United States
20812-0584
Contact Information
Jay
Dougherty
Editor
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
Distributors: 
Web
Year Founded: 
2018
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Representative Authors: 
Charles Bukowski, Lyn Lifshin, Gerald Locklin, Marcel Herms, Tom Riordan, Sara Clancy, John Yamrus, Greg Grummer, Mike Casetta, Steve Klepetar, John Hansen, Subhadeep De, Buku Sarkar, Mark Preier, Kim Toft, Frank Doorhof
Issues per Year: 
Continuous: 365 days per year
Circulation: 
Greater than 10,000
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
One per day

We consider poetry, art, fiction, photography, and other art forms.

For art and photography, consider submitting several works that hang together thematically, and please propose a title for the collection. 

Please read the site first to see what kind of work we prefer. Also, please register at the site. Registration will allow you to upload and update your author picture and bio.

We typically respond quickly, often within a few days.

Meet the editors: https://openartsforum.com/editors/

Paloma Press

Basic Information
City: 
San Mateo
State: 
California
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
94403
Contact Information
Aileen
Cassinetto
Publisher
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Novel
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: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31

Established in 2016, PALOMA PRESS is a San Francisco Bay Area-based independent literary press publishing poetry, prose, and limited edition books. We donate a portion of our proceeds to charitable organizations properly vetted by Charity Navigator and/or CharityWatch.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
3
Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Distributors: 
Ingram
Publishing type: 

Coal Hill Review

Basic Information
5530 Penn Avenue
PITTSBURGH
Pennsylvania
United States
15206
Contact Information
Christine
Stroud
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: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2007
Issues per Year: 
3
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
free
Issue Price: 
free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
1-10

Coal Hill publishes an online, multi-genre literary journal in February, June, and November of each year. Each issue features 8-10 poets, 4-5 prose writers, and 2 in-depth book reviews. At least 30% of the journal is comprised of Pittsburgh writers. (Our definition of Pittsburgh writer is simply that you live or have spent a significant time in the city. The pieces submitted do not need to be Pittsburgh themed.) We’re looking for a wide range of voices; we hope you’ll be one of them.

Shannon Hassan

Marsal Lyon Literary Agency, LLC
P.O. Box 6051
Boulder, CO 80306

Grub Street

Basic Information
Grub Street | c/o Department of English | CLA Building | 8000 York Rd
Towson
Maryland
United States
21252
Contact Information
Grub Street
Editors
Grub Street Editors
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
Reading Period: 
Sep 1 to Jan 28
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: 
1952
Distributors: 
Towson University
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Aimee Parkison, Robert Morgan, Randall Brown
Issues per Year: 
1
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
free
Issue Price: 
free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
40

Founded in 1952, Grub Street is Towson University’s literary journal. Produced annually, we publish works of fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, and visual art.

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