Museum of Americana

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Contact Information
Please see our submissions page
for contact information of each department editor.
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Online
Audio
Reading Period: 
Aug 1 to Aug 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2012
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Representative Authors: 
Tony Barnstone, Cornelius Eady, Tabitha Blankenbiller, Alison Stine, Karen Llagas, Ace Boggess, Todd Kaneko, Octavio Quintanilla, Amorak Huey, Grant Clauser, Olga Zilberbourg, Christopher Merkner, Peg Alford Pursell, Jon Tribble, Erica Soon Olsen, James Tate Hill, Yash Seyedbagheri.
Issues per Year: 
3-4
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
Varies

the museum of americana is an online literary review dedicated to fiction, poetry, nonfiction, photography, music, and artwork that revives or repurposes the old, the dying, the forgotten, or the almost entirely unknown aspects of Americana. It is published purely out of a fascination with the big, weird, wildly contradictory collage that is our nation’s cultural history. Issues appear three times a year, in the winter, summer, and fall.

We seek work that engages or repurposes America's complex cultural history—original & unpublished fiction, nonfiction, poetry, book/chapbook reviews, interviews, music, photography, & art. Give us fiction that dramatizes old folk songs or steals their characters—give us love poetry with language cribbed from The Federalist Papers. Recent features: fiction on the 2008 financial crisis via Bartleby the Scrivener; essay on the family legacy of tomato-growing, and a personal essay on Annie Ross and "Twisted."

Juke Joint Magazine

Basic Information
Jackson
Mississippi
United States
39211
Contact Information
Dean
Julius
Founding Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Formats: 
Online
Reading Periods: 
Jan 1 to Apr 15
May 1 to Aug 15
Sep 1 to Dec 15
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2017
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Christine Taylor, C.T. Salazar, Esteban Rodríguez, Jim Whiteside, Kate Gaskin, Gloria Muñoz
Issues per Year: 
3
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
9 - 15

The juke joint has always been a place beyond the margin, somewhere along the line. Barrelhouses of the South, juke joints served as a place for sharecroppers & slaves to socialize & celebrate counterculture in a society marred by slavery & Jim Crow. Today, there are hardly any left, most of them in the Mississippi Delta. We aim to uphold this spirit of defiance, striving to find unconventional Southern (& non-Southern) voices in poetry. Send us your lyrical, your narrative, your found, your erased, your not-quite-sure-it's-a-poem poem(s).

Read every day, if you can, & read past issues. If we don't jive with your work the first time around, take it in stride & try again. The process is so inherently fickle. Don't give up on your work or us. 

Mount Island Magazine

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118 Elliot Street
Brattleboro
Vermont
United States
05301
Contact Information
Desmond
Peeples
Editor in Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Online
Digital
Print
Audio
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
2014
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
26% to 50%
Representative Authors: 
Jamie Mortara, Heather Madden, Simeon Berry, Jennifer Hu, Robert Vivian
Issues per Year: 
One annual print anthology; monthly content published online.
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
1-5

Mount Island is dedicated to supporting rural LGBTQ and POC writers and artists, whether rural by birth or at heart. We seek:

  • Prose and poems that buck the standard. Any genre, whether traditional or invented.
  • Art that liberates vision. Any medium, whatever can be displayed digitally.
  • Interviews, reviews, and articles that follow passion and further connection.

Meg Thompson

Thompson Literary Agency
48 Great Jones Street
Suite 5F
New York, NY 10012

IHRAF Publishes

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Online
New York
New York
United States
Contact Information
Leah
Block
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Translation
Formats: 
Online
Digital
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2018
Distributors: 
International Human Rights Art Festival
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
26% to 50%
Representative Authors: 
Luiza Louback, Nina Kossman, Alexander Opicho, Kelly Kaur
Circulation: 
2,500 to 5,000

We publish original works from lesser known and up-and-coming writers who seek to bring attention to urgent social justice issues around the world. We base our work on the values of beauty, sincerity, vulnerability, engagement and celebration of diversity.

IHRAF Publishes is a platform for optimism, hope, and love -- not anger or hate. Consider our values as themes: beauty, sincerity, vulnerability, and engagement. The focus of your work should be on activism. 

Laura Gross

Laura Gross Literary Agency
P.O. Box 610326
Newton Highlands, MA 02461

Protocols

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United States
Contact Information
Cady
Vishniac
Literary Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Online
Video
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2017
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
Menachem Kaiser, Devon Spier
Issues per Year: 
4
Subscription Price: 
free
Issue Price: 
free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
0-4

Protocols is an online quarterly for Jews to create, express, transform, organize, resist, and rebel as Jews. We come together as writers, artists, thinkers, and activists committed to meaningful practices of radical creativity and change as well as the endurance and dynamism of Jewish life and culture. Read our introductory letter from the editor here.

500-7000 words of fiction, no limits to poetry. Send five shorts or poems in each email. Simultaneous submissions and multiples accepted. All work read with individual commentary and suggestions by literary editor.

Triarchy Press

Basic Information
The Court, The Street
Charmouth
City: 
Bridport
Country: 
England
Zip / Postal Code: 
DT6 6PE
Contact Information
Andrew
Carey
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Paperback
Hardcover
E-book
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

We publish anything that can be seen as a 'systems thinking' approach to... government, society, the environment, organization management, leadership, walking, somatics, mythogeography, therapy, money systems. See our book list.

Representative Authors: 

Russell Ackoff, John Seddon, Nora Bateson, Daniel Wahl, Rosalind Armson, Jean Russell, Sandra Reeve, Mureen O'Hara, Graham Leicester

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
5-10
Titles per Year: 
11 to 20
Distributors: 
Gardner's; IPG
Publishing type: 

Apollo Publishers

Basic Information
City: 
New York
State: 
New York
Country: 
United States
Contact Information
Details
Genres Published: 
Creative Nonfiction
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31

Apollo Publishers publishes narrative nonfiction books on topics we deem timely and topical. Books must be at least 50,000 words in length and must have broad, trade appeal.

Please submit a book proposal, sample chapter, and author bio. If your book may be a good fit for our list, we will get back to you. Due to the volume of submissions, we may not be able to respond to each submission.

Titles per Year: 
11 to 20
Distributors: 
Ingram Publisher Services
Publishing type: 

Call + Response Journal

Basic Information
4023 Sommers Avenue
Drexel Hill
Pennsylvania
United States
19026
Contact Information
Veronica
Thomas
Founder and Lead Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Online
Digital
Print
Reading Period: 
Feb 15 to May 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2018
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
26% to 50%
Issues per Year: 
1
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Issue Price: 
$20

Call + Response is a literary and arts journal providing a creative hub for new and emerging artists of color. We aim to introduce fresh and creative voices to the world through diverse and original art, poetry, fiction, essays, and reviews.

This journal is a celebration and an exploration made by POC, for POC.

This is a safe place for creatives to be, well, creative. But this is also a hate-free zone. Although we will accept political and mature work with topics like sexuality, gender identity, racism, colorism, sexism, reproductive rights, etc. We will not accept work that explicitly details rape, murder and/or bodily or self-harm.

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