SOUMYADIPTA BOSU

AMATEUR WRITER...GAMER...FOOTBALLER...STUDENT

Pronouns: 
He/Him
Location: 
KOLKATA, WB
India
West Bengal
Genres: 
Literary Fiction, Nature/Environmental, Young Adult
My publishing/workshop experience: 
Have workshop experience
How I choose to identify myself: 
Indian
Languages I write or speak in: 
English
I’m looking for a group that:
Meets Online.
meets for
Encouragement, Inspiration.

meets
Weekly.

My groups: SOUMYADIPTA BOSU

rm mist

Life long poet and nature writer feminista.  Looking for fellow wild spirited ones to explore our native tongues.

Pronouns: 
She/Her
Location: 
Manchester, TN
United States
Tennessee
Genres: 
Feminist, Fiction, Nature/Environmental, Poetry
My publishing/workshop experience: 
Published in literary journal, Self-published a book, Have workshop experience
How I choose to identify myself: 
American, Feminist, LGBTQ
Languages I write or speak in: 
English
I’m looking for a group that:
Meets Online.
meets for
Workshop.

meets
Weekly.

Midwest Review

Basic Information
Madison
Wisconsin
United States
Contact Information
Christopher
Chambers
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Reading Period: 
Jun 1 to Dec 1
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
2013
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Representative Authors: 
Hala Alyan, Bonnie Jo Campbell, Nicholas Gulig, Eduardo Halfon, Robert Hedin, Jayson Iwen, George Kalamaras, Dylan Krieger, Michael Martone, Agate Nesaule, Wang Ping, Rita Mae Reese, Catie Rosemurgy, Sam Savage, Vincent Wixon
Issues per Year: 
1
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
$20
Issue Price: 
$20
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
5-6

We look for well-crafted, thoughtful, and thought-provoking writing and visual art that examines, interprets, and redefines the full spectrum of life, past and present, in the Midwest. The Midwest is the region of the north central United States that includes the Great Lakes area and the upper Mississippi River valley (according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Midwest is comprised of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, and Missouri). Of course, the Midwest is also a state of mind.

Revise your work, proofread, and be professional, patient, and persistent.

mehr kumar

Hello! My name is Mehr and I recently graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. in Earth Systems and a B.A. with Honors in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. While I was admitted to an environmental communication master's program, I am taking a break and spending the year working on a novel draft (literary fiction). I was creatively blocked throughout college and did not care for my art and writing the way I wish I had, though I did write a collection of prose poems for which I was awarded honors by my department. I also completed a tutorial at Oxford University in feminist poetry and wrote the first draft of a novel for my capstone project last year which centers women of color and the environment. I love writing and am really in need of a creative community. I have both fiction and poetry workshop experience, so I know I can be helpful to others as well! While I write fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, I am currently seeking guidance and community around my novel. I am really enjoying the writing process and am slowly uncovering my voice once again and would love to find a safe environment where we can all share and grow our work together!

Pronouns: 
She/Her
Location: 
Portland, OR
United States
Oregon
Genres: 
Creative Nonfiction, Feminist, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Nature/Environmental, Poetry, Prose Poetry
My publishing/workshop experience: 
Have workshop experience
How I choose to identify myself: 
Asian American, Feminist, Indian American, South Asian
Languages I write or speak in: 
English
I’m looking for a group that:
Meets Online, Meets In Person.
meets for
Workshop, Encouragement, Accountability partners, Tips.

meets
Bi-weekly.

Evocations: A Literary and Art Review

Basic Information
Brooklyn
New York
United States
Contact Information
Kim
Coates
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Reading Period: 
Feb 1 to May 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Year Founded: 
2019
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Issues per Year: 
2
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
40

Evocations Review is seeking work that may address feminism, queer topics, pop-culture, politics, mindfulness, or environmentalism. Evocations is dedicated to publishing works featuring non-mainstream, non-patriarchal, LGBTQ+, PoC voices to promote intersectionality and inclusivity in textual and cultural consumption.

Illuminated Press

Basic Information
6011 Sirrine Road
City: 
Trumansburg
State: 
New York
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
14886
Contact Information
Laura
Rowley
Publisher
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
Hardcover
E-book
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 May 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

Illuminated Press is interested in amplifying unheard voices through publishing. Writers of any age and experience whose work explores social, political, and/or economic topics are encouraged to submit.

We are interested in a wide range of genres including experimental and artist book. We consider text, image, materials, and book structure as integral elements. Books feature letterpress printed covers on handmade paper and hand binding.

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

West Trade Review

Basic Information
801 West Trade St.
Charlotte
North Carolina
United States
28202
Contact Information
Ken
Harmon
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Reading Period: 
Apr 1 to Dec 15
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: 
2005
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Representative Authors: 
<p>Dylan Krieger, Arisa White, Sonya Vatomsky, John Amen, Treasure Sheilds Redmond, Kitty Shields, Krista Kreel, & Sean Jackson</p>; We have recently featured art by Julie Heffernan, Duy Huynh, Alyssa Monks, Raina Gentry, & Carlos Estevez as well as photography by Karina Juarez.
Issues per Year: 
1
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
No subscription. Sell single issues only. http://www.westtradereview.com/subscription.html
Issue Price: 
Each Individual Issue = $10
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
New authors make up 10% or less of each issue, but don't let that discourage you. We are interested in passionate new voices whose words and ideas hit us in the gut and leave us thinking about their work days after reading.

West Trade Review strives to put forth the best contemporary poetry, fiction, artwork, and photography and publishes a mix of established and up and coming writers. Our mission is to perpetuate the work of artists both well known and yet-to-be-known, simultaneously enriching our world through the written word and visual arts. We strive to reflect diversity in style, content and perspective throughout prose, poetry, photography and other artwork. Our goal is to simply present to you the best art possible by both emerging and established creative minds.

 

We embrace diversity and like works that are edgy and affect us intellectually and emotionally.   

We want poems , personal essays, and stories that make the reader think and feel, work that humbles us with its joy, humor, embarrassment, anger, hope, grief, or all of the above. We gravitate toward exquisitely crafted writing that has something important to teach us--something that readers really need to know, but might not have understood this was a need until the last word of the work.  Quality of writing, style, and characterization are important to us.

Please don't send us poems that rhyme, slam-style works, or dogmatically religious pieces.

Have a question abour our journal?  Don't hesitate to ask.

Sky Island Journal

Basic Information
New Mexico
United States
Contact Information
Jason
Splichal
Co-Founder and Co-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: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2017
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
B.J. Hollars, Meg Pokrass, Noriko Nakada, Richard Martin, Rob Carney, Jeannie Roberts, Mary Rogers-Grantham, Linda H.Y. Hegland, Shane Griffin, Oz Hardwick, Tara Kun, Craig Barker, Britany Jean Golden, Laura Passin, Nicholas Claro, Bria Fey Servoss, Lauren Villa
Issues per Year: 
4
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
15-30

Sky Island Journal is an independent, international, free-access literary journal; we are dedicated to discovering and publishing the finest original poetry, flash fiction, and creative nonfiction. We publish accomplished, well-established authors—side by side—with fresh, emerging voices. We provide our readers with a powerful, focused, advertising-free literary experience that transports them: one that challenges them intellectually and moves them emotionally.

We want to be the first publication to give your writing a clean, powerful, international platform with a diverse readership. What are we looking for? We don’t want to limit our readers; therefore, we don’t want to limit you. We know quality work when we experience it. We don’t mean to be coy, but you need to know that we’re not interested in making your art conform to some preconceived aesthetic. We’re neither presumptuous enough, nor pretentious enough, to proclaim what "won’t fit" before we even try it on. Send us your best. We have over 80,000 readers in 145 countries, and they are hungry for the best new writing.

The New Guard

Basic Information
PO Box 472
Brunswick
Maine
United States
04011
Contact Information
Shanna
McNair
Founding Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Reading Period: 
Mar 1 to Jan 11
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Payment: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
2009
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
Ralph Ellison, Charles Simic, Richard Blanco, Elizabeth Hand, Mark Doty, Tim Seibles, Rick Moody, Joe Wenderoth, Sharon Olds, Stephen Dunn, Patricia Smith, David Plante, Joe Wenderoth, Chris Abani, John Callahan, Thomas Lynch, Josip Novakovich, Sven Birkerts, Donald Hall, Barbara Hurd, Sarah Braunstein, Jaed Coffin, Adam Braver, Scott Wolven, Shanna McNair, Debra Spark, Dan Marmor, Erin Belieu, John Goldbach, Fred Marchant, Theodore Deppe, Cortright McMeel, Marge Piercy, Maxine Kumin, Madeleine Blais, Tess Gerritsen, Baron Wormser, James Patrick Kelly, Tod Goldberg, Mike Heppner, Michael Kimball and many more.
Issues per Year: 
One
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Issue Price: 
Varies
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
35+

We host writing contests in fiction and poetry and welcome international submissions. We juxtapose tradition with experiment, the up-and-comer with the established writer, and create a new dialogue.

**The Writer’s Hotel NYC Writer’s Conference is the editorial arm of the New Guard. More info at www.writershotel.com and www.writershotelweekends.com. We support writers in practice and in print. Write better, publish smarter. Get inspired. 

The New Guard Vol. X contest judges TNG Editors Shanna McNair and Scott Wolven, judging both contests. Contest rules: Machigonne Fiction Contest: 5,000 words max, any genre. Knightville Poetry Contest: 150 lines max, any form. Winners in Poetry and Fiction each get a $1,500 prize and publication. Finalists are also published. Final judging is blind. We pay strict attention to word and line count. Unpublished work only. Simultaneous submissions accepted. Fee is $22 per entry.  Deadline is January 11, 2021. Our online segment, BANG! is open for submissions year-round. BANG! is a showcase for very short work. Submit: www.newguardreview.com/bang. All other material is published in print, only in The New Guard.

Sublunary Review

Basic Information
Richmond
Virginia
United States
Contact Information
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Formats: 
Web
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 1
Reporting Time: 
Greater than 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2020
Representative Authors: 
Pui Ying Wong, Michael Igoe, Ace Boggess, Mary McCormack, Mike James, KB Ballantine, Simon Lowe, Linnea Cooley, Vladimir Lebedev, Ron Burch

We welcome poetry, short story and art submissions from all people and places. Send us your most oneiric, moonlit work.

We enjoy writing that’s dream-like but tactile—something that lets one feel the moonbeams between the fingertips.

To submit, email us at editors@sublunaryreview.com with the subject line Fiction Submission, Poetry Submission or Art Submission. Please include a brief third-person bio. No graphic violence or gratuitous sex, please. We accept simultaneous submissions, but please notify us if your work is accepted elsewhere. We do not accept previously published fiction or poetry. After submitting, please wait one month before submitting again. We accept Russian language submissions; they will be translated into English for publication.

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