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: 

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

Taylor Haggerty

Root Literary
617 South Olive Street
Suite 1207
Los Angeles, CA 90014

Holly Root

Root Literary
617 South Olive Street
Suite 1207
Los Angeles, CA 90014

Voice of Eve

Basic Information
San Diego
California
United States
92128
Contact Information
Richard
Holleman
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
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: 
2018
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
26% to 50%
Representative Authors: 
Carol Smallwood, Diana Rosen, Deborah Pless, and many more talented writers.
Issues per Year: 
6
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
11 to 12

Women's poetry

We publish women's poetry of various styles and content. Rhymed, free verse, prose poetry - we love it all as long as it's done well. Write the poem that only you can write!

Deep Overstock

Basic Information
1070 N Haskell St
CENTRAL POINT
Oregon
United States
97502
Contact Information
Robert
Eversmann
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Feb 1
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
Distributors: 
Powell's Books, Ingram Spark
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Jonathan Van Belle, Joe Galvan, Ariel Kusby, Zachary Cosby, Kaveh Akbar, Ocean Vuong, Aimee Bender, George Saunders, Kelly Link, Lydia Davis, Herodotus
Issues per Year: 
6
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Issue Price: 
$8
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
1-5

Deep Overstock is the International Booksellers' Journal. Our fourth issue is all about Nautical Lore. We'd love to read short stories under 2500, flash fiction, mircofiction and poetry especially. We'd also love art, sculpture, spells, comics--any medium. SOS! SOS! Take us a sailing, oh captain!

Our prose editors are Mickey Collins and Robert Eversmann. Our poetry editor is Ariel Kusby. And our art editor is Piers Rippey. In your bio, please include any bookselling experience you might have had in the past. Mention if you worked at a library or a bookstore or a store that sold books. Or please tell us simply why you love bookstores, what bookstores mean to you, what significant experience you've had in a bookstore or with a bookseller.

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).

MORIA

Basic Information
7500 Glenoaks Boulevard
Woodbury University
College of Liberal Arts / Professional Writing Department
Burbank
California
United States
91510
Contact Information
Linda
Dove
Faculty Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Reading Period: 
Mar 30 to Aug 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: 
2017
Distributors: 
online
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Jill Alexander Essbaum, Sarah Blake, Karen An-hwei Lee, Amorak Huey, Lynne Thompson, Kelli Russell Agodon, Neil Aitken, Martha Silano, Michael Schmeltzer, Naoko Fujimoto
Issues per Year: 
1
Subscription Price: 
free
Issue Price: 
free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
1-2

MORIA is a national online literary magazine with an all-student editorial board, based at Woodbury University in greater Los Angeles. We accept poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction from emerging and established writers in the United States and across the world. We publish once-a-year, in the late fall.

While we accept all styles — including experimental, hybrid, and conventional forms — we aren’t interested in submissions of light verse, genre fiction, and any piece that references gratuitous violence or exploitative sexual imagery. We’re committed to publishing a diverse range of poets and writers. In our debut issue (2017), 73% of our authors were women and 24% were writers of color. We also published pieces from writers in their 20s to writers in their 70s — and every decade in between. We welcome work from traditionally under-represented groups, including women writers, indigenous writers, writers of color, writers who identify as LGBTQ, and writers with disabilities.

Apricity Press

Basic Information
United States
Contact Information
Mira
Mason-Reader
Founder & Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Video
Reading Period: 
Aug 1 to Jan 1
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: 
2015
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Issues per Year: 
1
Subscription Price: 
None
Issue Price: 
None

Embodying the obsolete word it was named after, Apricity aims to manifest the feeling of the warmth of the sun in the winter in all that it publishes. Established in 2015, Apricity Press was created to fill an immense void in the publishing world. While there are a myriad of presses, literary journals and magazines, many lack the ability to publish multi-genre works, especially dance works. Because of this, Apricity constructed a space where incredible literary, art and dance works could be published side by side, showcasing the tremendous connections between the forms. 

When submitting to Apricity, please follow our submission guidelines carefully!

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