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
Publishes short stories, flash fiction, poetry, and photography / digital art that promote the uniquely positive and edifying.
Read the submission guidelines and published issues to get an idea of the content we accept. We are adamant about no vulgarity/no cursing. Follow our social media for announcements of special needs/shortages in each category.
Poetry and microfiction with a strong narrative. We like the lyrical, embrace the formal as well as spoken word. Clarity is essential. We love pop culture.
Check website for open calls for anthologies. No unsolicited chapbook or full-length manuscripts, please. Please query first by email or snail with project overview, brief bio, and publication credits before sending any manuscripts. Manuscript should arrive with TOC, 30% of the content published or accepted for publication, authors headshot & bio, 2-3 blurbs. Please contact us for formatting instructions.
We are devoted to publishing memorable and energetic fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. We also feature reviews of contemporary literature and criticism, as well as author interviews, artwork, and comics. CCR seeks to publish not only a broad range of writings, but a broad range of writers with diverse backgrounds as well. Both beginning and well-established writers are welcome.
Do: submit online. Submissions are only accepted via our online submission management system. Submissions via mail or email will be discarded without response. Do not: capitalize the name of our journal!
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.
Welcome to Bridge: The Bluffton University Literary Journal. We are committed to young writers- so committed in fact, that we only publish work by writers age 14-24. We are looking for writing that demonstrates virtuosity and wonder, original writing that delights us and challenges us. We publish a print edition in the Spring, and an online edition in the fall.
We publish original fiction, poetry, drama, and a wide range of creative nonfiction, including student journalism. All submissions are reviewed by a team of at least three readers.
Please note that we only publish writers and artists age 14-24.
The A3 Review is a literary magazine that behaves like a map, made by the folks who make Writing Maps. Prose and poetry pieces are written with a 150-word limit in response to a themed monthly writing contest. Twelve winners are published in the biannual review, and three overall winners receive cash prizes. Total cash prizes is £475 (approx. $620).
We are looking for original and creative responses to our monthly themed contests. Experimental work is encouraged. We accept all forms and genres of writing and artwork. Poems, flash fiction, a graphic story or a snippet of memoir... as long as it's under 151 words and fits into an A6 panel.
Lipstickparty Magazine is a general interest magazine with a strong focus on creative writing. We cover topics from beauty & style to art & lit, and everything in between. Want to help us make a better magazine with better representation? Check out our submissions page! We love new writers, new voices, and we want to hear from you.
Each editor has her own taste. We like serious, silly, fun, and work that makes you go “hmmm” about the world. Our focus is on inclusivity and diversity, a multitude of voices if you will. We want to get to know you and the world through your voice.
The Letters Page literary journal is published by the University of Nottingham School of English, and edited by writer in residence, Professor Jon McGregor. We’re interested in exploring what letter writing means to people - and has meant since writing was invented - in their literary cultures and their personal lives. We’ll be publishing essays, memoir, fiction, travelogue, reportage, poetry, criticism, interviews… any creative form of writing, so long as it comes to us framed as a letter.
• The letter should be handwritten on a single side of A4 (or your local equivalent), and sent in the post, with a return address on the back of the envelope. • You may include illustrations. • Enclose contact details on a separate sheet. A transcript may be requested. • The letter should be addressed to a notional ‘reader’ (and should balance the tone of address between the ‘collective’ reader of a journal and the ‘individual’ reader of a forwarded letter); the letter should not address or refer to the editor. • The letter should include some reference to the time/place of its writing and/or sending. • Your submission should be postmarked with a date no later than the stated deadline for submissions.