The Big Windows Review

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2012 Marra Dr
Ann Arbor
Michigan
United States
48103
Contact Information
Tom
Zimmerman
Editor
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
Year Founded: 
2011
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Until now, we have published students, faculty, staff, and alumni of our college. We are now open to submissions from anyone. Poets we admire: Robert Bly, Seamus Heaney, Laura Kasischke, Ocean Vuong, Jamaal May, A.E. Stallings.
Issues per Year: 
3
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
2

Poetry (1-2 pages) primarily and some short prose (500 words max) that is beautiful and/or strange. Open to all styles and forms.

Prefer the concrete to the abstract. Left-justify the text of your work unless you have a good reason not to.

TL;DR magazine

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117 Washington Blvd
Oak Park
Illinois
United States
60302
Contact Information
Russell
Jaffe
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Video
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: 
Jamie Mortara, JJ Rowan, Matt Margo, Remy Gates,
Issues per Year: 
52
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
3

TL;DR: unconventional, genre-expanding art/lit so that we might pour out the branded-content-over-saturated spaces of our lives and refill them with the avant garde. New voices, new literature. TRUE LIVING, DOCUMENTED RELENTLESSLY

The more out-of-the-box the submission is, the better. TL;DR is dedicated to literature that expands literature and challenges pre-concieved notions about the boxes we write and creatively present our documented realities and histories in. 

indicia

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Long Beach
California
United States
90804
Contact Information
AJ
Urquidi
Co-Executive Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
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
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
2015
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Representative Authors: 
Janea Wilson, John Christopher Nelson, Laura Madeline Wiseman, J. M. Baker, Toti O'Brien, Karolina Zapal, Serena Solin, Louis Bourgeois
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
20-25

indicia seeks to showcase a dynamic collage of passionate and profound voices hungry to produce art and write primarily in the English language. indicia enjoys feeling out the lengths to which language can be stretched, whether to convey a feeling, an experience, a humorous observation, a dire lesson, or whatever else a literary spirit needs to say.

http://ow.ly/dwQ330a85Af

steel bellow: a purely buffalo literary magazine

Basic Information
Buffalo
New York
United States
14201
Contact Information
Paige
Melin
editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Formats: 
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: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2012
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Issues per Year: 
3
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
$0
Issue Price: 
$2 suggested donation
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
3

steel bellow is a home for poets in & around Buffalo, NY. we seek to publish poetry that recalls the past while responding to the present. poetry that reminds us of who we are and directs where we’re going. poetry of place and of the local. poetry that blurs the boundaries, that pushes the limits, that questions unashamedly and never accepts to sit quietly.

We only read & accept submissions from poets who are in some way affiliated with Buffalo, NY in any way & for any length of time. Please include your affiliation to Buffalo in your cover letter or bio.

Gathering Storm Magazine

Basic Information
P.O. Box 9991
Fayetteville
Arkansas
United States
72703
Contact Information
Michael
McHenry
Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
Audio
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: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
2017
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Issues per Year: 
6
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
N/A
Issue Price: 
1.99
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
6-10

Gathering Storm Magazine (GSM) publishes fictional short stories of 2,000 words or less based on the themes for that issue, always an old saying, proverb, or maxim. All genres accepted, but preference to horror, sic-fi, and fantasy.

See Submission Guidelines for Best Possible Outcome because the instructions are very important.

39 West Press

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City: 
Kansas City
State: 
Missouri
Country: 
United States
Contact Information
j.d.tulloch
Publisher / Managing Editor
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Mar 30
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

39 West Press publishes books of art, poetry, literary fiction, and creative non-fiction. We are looking for innovative and well-crafted, high-quality works by new and established authors. Our desire is to promote and publish a diverse range of experiences and voices, including but not limited to people of color, gender diversity, people with disabilities, LGBTQIA, as well as ethnic and cultural minorities.

From 1 January - 30 March, we accept open submissions for full-length poetry volumes only; at this time, we do not accept unsolicited manuscripts in any other genre or category.

Representative Authors: 

Ricardo Quinones: scholar-critic, professor emeritus of Claremont McKenna College; Hugh Merrill: internationally recognized printmaker; Jeanette Powers: Pitch Magazine's Best Poet of Kansas City 2015; Latino Writers Collective: a group of Latino writers from the Kansas City area; Al Ortolani: poet previously published by New York Quarterly Books.

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

Calamus Journal

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N/A
Dumfries
Virginia
United States
22026
Contact Information
Eric
Cline
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
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Representative Authors: 
<p>Sara Adams, Sarah Frances Moran, Lana Bella, Matthew Borczon, Jennifer MacBain-Stephens, Tom Montag</p>
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500

Calamus Journal is a journal of poetry and flash fiction. Calamus is particularly interested in experimental work, as well as work by members of marginalized communities.

Please read the submission guidelines before submitting.

all the sins

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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.

Arcturus

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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.

Lit.cat

Basic Information
1640 Waterwood Cir
Anchorage
Alaska
United States
99507
Contact Information
Jaron
Saturnino
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%
Issues per Year: 
25
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
3-8

Lit.cat is a literary journal published twice a month and the literature box of the internet. We publish fiction, non-fiction, poetry, reddit comments, reader bookmarks, and any other form that online writing exists in.   

Requirements:

1. Title and author name in subject line

2. Writing attached in a non-pdf format

3. A four option multiple choice question from your writing

You may submit as many pieces as you like, provided that each work is submitted in its own email. Previously published and simultaneous submissions are allowed -- just let us know if someone else snatches up your piece before we do. 

Preference: Writing between 200 - 2000 words

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