Barzakh

Basic Information
1400 Washington Ave
Graduate English Department
Albany
New York
United States
12222
Contact Information
Mari
Christmas
Managing Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Reading Period: 
Jan 4 to Mar 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
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
26% to 50%
Representative Authors: 
Nathaniel Mackey, Bernadette Meyer, Vernon Frazer, Edwin Torres, Jena Osman, Lydia Davis.
Issues per Year: 
1
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000

We want your fiction, poetry, art, criticism—you name it—that pushes against complacent taxonomies and finds itself well off the beaten path. We define ourselves as an “isthmus,” a space of crossings and connectivity, between histories, articulations, media—making of these frontiers a site of play and revitalization.

Raised Voice Press

Basic Information
PO Box 14502
City: 
Clearwater
State: 
Florida
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
33766
Details
Genres Published: 
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Essay collections
Memoir
Formats: 
Paperback
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 Dec 31

We aim to encourage conversations by amplifying diverse perspectives. We appreciate authors who illuminate unconventional and unnoticed aspects of existence, and we endeavor to connect them with eager, receptive readers. We uplift the unusual and the overlooked, the complex and the hybrid. We insist on being heard.

Subscribe to our mailing list to be notified about open reading periods.

Titles per Year: 
1 to 5

Infection House - a litmag of COVID-19

Basic Information
1326 Bartholomew St
1326 Bartholomew St
New Orleans
Louisiana
United States
70117
Contact Information
Cameron
Lovejoy
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Reading Period: 
Mar 30 to Dec 31
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2020
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Megan Burns, Cate Root, Betsy Housten, Clare Harmon, Daiquiri Rene Jones, Charlie Brice, Ben Nardolilli, Shooooz, Clare Welsh, Kari Gunter-Seymour, Colleen Rothman.
Issues per Year: 
Ongoing
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
Ongoing

Infection House is an online journal of COVID-19 and its real-time effects on the world around us. It’s a platform for artists and writers, trained or untrained, to share their experiences of this world-historical event. 

Infection House gives readers the option to donate to our contributors directly. 

Infection House covers the pandemic’s effects through poetry, journalism, narrative, art, and photography. If any of those genres appeal to you, please get in touch.

We accept poetry, stories, journalism, photography, and visual art. 

Specific topics we want to include:

  • voices/experiences from countries outside the USA
  • self-care and mental health during crisis & quarantine
  • low-budget DIY guides (think Whole Earth Catalogue)
  • the changing role of the internet in daily life
  • ecology, climate change, the natural world
  • hustles/informal economies post-“gig economy”
  • cyberpunk/tech futures
  • experiences from within hospitals
  • researched, informative articles/tutorials for quarantine success

The Wire’s Dream Magazine

Basic Information
401 W LEXINGTON AVE #1911
EL CAJON
California
United States
92020
Contact Information
Christina
Lydia
Editor In Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
E-publication
Reading Period: 
Jul 1 to Sep 1
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: 
2016
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
12

Started in 2016, The Wire’s Dream is a semi-annual magazine that values your story, your life perspective, and your worldview. An extension of The Black Lion Journal, The Wire’s Dream features creative work in Fiction, Poetry, Art, Creative Nonfiction, Photography, and Combined Work.

Genuine stories, differing worldviews, contemporary voices.

Permafrost

Basic Information
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Department of English
Fairbanks
Alaska
United States
99775-0640
Contact Information
Sean
Enfield
Editor in Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Reading Period: 
Aug 15 to May 15
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
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
BJ Hollars, Sean Rabin, John Sibley Williams, Erin Coughlin Hollowell, Allen Braden, Clara Changxin Fang, Laure-Anne Bosselaar
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
$15/1 year; $25/2 years
Issue Price: 
$15

Permafrost, the farthest north literary journal for writing and the arts, publishes original work in all genres, including fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and hybrid. We publish two issues annually, one print and one online. Our journal also includes interviews with prominent authors, original artwork, and reviews. Permafrost is affiliated with the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the UAF MFA Program.

Sarah Fuentes

Fletcher & Company
78 Fifth Avenue
Third Floor
New York, NY 10011

Canary

Basic Information
Hip Pocket Press/Canary
5 Del Mar Court
Orinda
California
United States
94563
Contact Information
Gail
Entrekin
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: 
2005
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
11% to 25%
Representative Authors: 
<p>Ellen Bass, Marvin Bell, Wendell Berry, Linda Benninghoff, Grace Cavalieri, Brandon Cesmat, Barbara Crooker, Lucille Day, Becky Faust, Ann Fisher-Worth, Molly Fisk, Lois Harrod, Martin Hickel, Jane Hirshfield, Robert Hass, Ted Kooser, Stanley Kunitz, Dorianne Laux, Eileen Malone, Anne Mennebroker, W.S. Merwin, Alicia Ostriker, Bethany Reid, John Smith, Mark Tredinnick, Jeanne Wagner, Linda Watanabe McFerrin</p>
Issues per Year: 
4
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
20 authors, don't know how many are previously unpublished, but previous publication is not a consideration

Canary is a magazine of poetry, fiction, and essays, which address the environmental crisis with its heartbreaking loss of habitat and species. We are based on the premise that the literary arts can provide an understanding that humans are part of an integrated system.

Previously published works are fine. Please include attribution. Please read the current issue before submitting.  

Appalachian Review

Basic Information
Berea College
CPO 2166
Berea
Kentucky
United States
40404
Contact Information
Jason
Howard
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Print
Reading Period: 
Sep 1 to Dec 1
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: 
1973
Distributors: 
Berea College & University of North Carolina Press
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Wendell Berry, Joyce Dyer, Nikki Giovanni, bell hooks, Silas House, Fenton Johnson, Maurice Manning, Karen Salyer McElmurray, Sonja Livingston, Ann Pancake, Jayne Anne Phillips, Ron Rash, Carter Sickels, Lee Smith, Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon, Neela Vaswani, Frank X Walker, and Crystal Wilkinson.
Issues per Year: 
Four
Subscription Price: 
$30/year
Issue Price: 
$10.00
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
3-4

In this age of information overload, Appalachian Review strives to be a literary sanctuary for the finest contemporary writing and visual art that we can find. Formerly known as Appalachian Heritage, each quarterly issue showcases the work of emerging and established writers throughout Appalachia and beyond, offering readers literature that is thoughtful, innovative, and revelatory. Appalachian Review considers previously unpublished fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, writing for young adults, craft essays, book reviews, and visual art.

Eastern Iowa Review

Basic Information
6332 33rd Avenue Drive
Shellsburg
Iowa
United States
52332
Contact Information
Chila
Woychik
Managing Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
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: 
No payment
Distributors: 
Ingram
Year Founded: 
2014
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
Stephanie Dickinson, many others.
Issues per Year: 
2-3
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
N/A
Issue Price: 
9.00
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
12

Lyric essays. Some hybrid/experimental. Some creative nonfiction.

Prose poetry.

Occasional themed issues, usually in the summer.

Please check our guidelines for specifics. We have rolling submission dates.

 

We especially enjoy lyricism, realism, the light breaking through the darkness. Beautiful prose poetry is sought.

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