The Offbeat

Basic Information
434 Farm Ln
Bessey Hall, Rm 235
East Lansing
Michigan
United States
48824
Contact Information
Curtis
Van Donkelaar
Faculty Advisor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
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
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000

The Offbeat, a literary journal specializing in undisputedly unique works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and sequential art, is accepting submissions. Submit writing that is intriguing, eccentric, and, most importantly, “off the beaten path.”

We ask for different. We DO NOT mean unnecessarily explicit content produced purely for the purpose of being shocking. We are interested in quality.

NILVX: A Book of Magic

Basic Information
Los Angeles
California
United States
Contact Information
M.L.
Anderson
Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
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: 
2016
Issues per Year: 
4
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
10-12

NILVX (nil-lux) is a quarterly anthology of magic(k), mysticism, and the occult.  We bring together the work of writers and artists from around the world to amplify magical themes and symbols through ritual, poetry, short fiction, non-fiction, and art.   The survived history of magic and the occult is built upon a legacy of artists and visionaries, and whether you are drawn to the Mysteries or actively involved with the magical community, NILVX offers a platform to build upon that legacy in word, image, and idea.

Chiron Review

Basic Information
522 E. South Ave.
St. John
Kansas
United States
67576-2212
Contact Information
Michael
Hathaway
Publisher
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
E-publication
Print
Reading Period: 
Nov 1 to May 1
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
1982
Distributors: 
self-distributed
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
11% to 25%
Representative Authors: 
Charles Bukowski, William Stafford, Jan Kerouac, Marge Piercy, Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel, Edward Field, Elizabeth Swados, Antler, Robert Peters, Lesléa Newman, Lyn Lifshin, Erskine Caldwell, Janice Eidus, Felice Picano, Will Inman, Richard Kostelanetz, d.a. levy, Lorri Jackson, James Broughton, Wanda Coleman, Charles Plymell, Hugh Fox, Charles Harper Webb, Quentin Crisp, S.A. Griffin, Michael Xavier, Tony Barnstone and a host of others, well-known and new.
Issues per Year: 
4
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
$60, ppd.
Issue Price: 
$20, ppd.
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
10

Chiron Review presents the widest possible range of contemporary creative writing – fiction and non-fiction, traditional and off-beat, in a perfect-bound, softcover format, including art and photography. We have published many well-known writers, but our focus is on up-and-coming new writers. We look for unpretentious literature that is accessible beyond the ivory towers of academia and outside the bounds of religious or politically correct restrictions. We celebrate ecclectism, diversity, honesty and humor.

Be familiar with the market and follow submission guidelines.

The Manhattanville Review

Basic Information
2900 Purchase St, Purchase, NY 10577
Purchase
New York
United States
06854
Contact Information
Katherine
Shkreli
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Reading Period: 
Sep 14 to Mar 4
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2013
Issues per Year: 
2
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
35-45

All written pieces should be submitted in Times New Roman 12 pt font, double spaced. Literary files are accepted in PDF, DOC, or Dox format. Visual art files are accepted as a JPEG or PDF. Please read our current issue prior to submitting in order to get a sense of the types of creative pieces we are interested in publishing. All submissions should be sent through Submittable. 

From mishaps & misfits to masterpieces, The Manhattanville Review seeks polished creative works with unique ideas, perspectives, and experimental elements. We are interested in pieces that take creative risks and contain strong writing skills. Please submit previously unpublished poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and visual art to our online journal only through Submittable.

MORIA

Basic Information
7500 Glenoaks Boulevard
Woodbury University
College of Liberal Arts / Professional Writing Department
Burbank
California
United States
91510
Contact Information
Linda
Dove
Faculty Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Reading Period: 
Mar 30 to Aug 30
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: 
2017
Distributors: 
online
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Jill Alexander Essbaum, Sarah Blake, Karen An-hwei Lee, Amorak Huey, Lynne Thompson, Kelli Russell Agodon, Neil Aitken, Martha Silano, Michael Schmeltzer, Naoko Fujimoto
Issues per Year: 
1
Subscription Price: 
free
Issue Price: 
free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
1-2

MORIA is a national online literary magazine with an all-student editorial board, based at Woodbury University in greater Los Angeles. We accept poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction from emerging and established writers in the United States and across the world. We publish once-a-year, in the late fall.

While we accept all styles — including experimental, hybrid, and conventional forms — we aren’t interested in submissions of light verse, genre fiction, and any piece that references gratuitous violence or exploitative sexual imagery. We’re committed to publishing a diverse range of poets and writers. In our debut issue (2017), 73% of our authors were women and 24% were writers of color. We also published pieces from writers in their 20s to writers in their 70s — and every decade in between. We welcome work from traditionally under-represented groups, including women writers, indigenous writers, writers of color, writers who identify as LGBTQ, and writers with disabilities.

Diode Editions

Basic Information
PO BOX 5585
City: 
Richmond
State: 
Virginia
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
23220
Contact Information
Patty
Paine
Founder, Chief-Editor
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Sep 15 to Oct 1
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months

Diode Editions is looking for poetry that excites and energizes, that uses language that crackles and sparks. We’re looking for poetry from all points on the arc, from formal to experimental (no light verse or erotic poetry, please). Simultaneous submissions are welcomed, but please notify us if they're accepted elsewhere. Diode does not accept previously published work. Submissions are welcome during contest periods. Check our website for contest dates.

Representative Authors: 

Forthcoming in 2018: Peter E. Murphy, Paul Guest, Catherine Bresner, Jared Harél, Adam Falkner, Hazem Fahmy, Elizabeth O'Brien, Daniel Blokh, & Alison Pelegrin.

 Previously published: Remica Bingham-Risher, Paula Cisewski, Seema Yasmin, Shelley Wong, Tina Schumann, sam sax, Vandana Khanna, Kai Carlson-Wee, Anders Carlson-Wee, Peter E. Murphy, Sandy Gingras, Traci Brimhall, Brynn Saito, Philip Metres, Joshua Poteat, T.R. Hummer

Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Publishing type: 

Apricity Press

Basic Information
United States
Contact Information
Mira
Mason-Reader
Founder & Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Video
Reading Period: 
Aug 1 to Jan 1
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: 
2015
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Issues per Year: 
1
Subscription Price: 
None
Issue Price: 
None

Embodying the obsolete word it was named after, Apricity aims to manifest the feeling of the warmth of the sun in the winter in all that it publishes. Established in 2015, Apricity Press was created to fill an immense void in the publishing world. While there are a myriad of presses, literary journals and magazines, many lack the ability to publish multi-genre works, especially dance works. Because of this, Apricity constructed a space where incredible literary, art and dance works could be published side by side, showcasing the tremendous connections between the forms. 

When submitting to Apricity, please follow our submission guidelines carefully!

Mortar Magazine

Basic Information
40 Norris St
Unit 302
Cambridge
Massachusetts
United States
02140-1864
Contact Information
Alison
Lanier
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Audio
Video
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: 
2017
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
2,500 to 5,000
Subscription Price: 
N/A
Issue Price: 
N/A
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
Roughly two or three

MORTAR MAGAZINE evolves the idea that writing can and should be incisive, coming in at the edges, doing that elusive something that makes us question motive, genre, meaning, or narrative itself.

While we accept any prose or poetry submissions, we have a soft spot in our hearts for of-the-moment writing, in the sense of experimental forms and new voices. 

We are very much a new publication and as such, we are flexible in terms of content and open-minded in terms of submissions. We hope to discover work that will define the magazine, not the other way around. 

Convivium

Basic Information
46051 Cadiz Junction Rd.
Hopedale
Ohio
United States
43976
Contact Information
Rebecca
Weiss
editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
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: 
2016
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Ewa Chrusciel, Joanna Penn Cooper, Michael Delp, Rita A. Simmonds, Elizabeth B. Kramp, Jessica Mesman Griffith
Issues per Year: 
3
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
n/a
Issue Price: 
$6.00
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
4-6

Convivium, a journal of arts, culture, and testimony, is dedicated to exploring our common grounds and lonely places, our epiphanies and dark nights - through poetry, fiction, essays, and the visual arts. 

Please email submissions to convivium.journal@gmail.com. Your work should be sent as an attachment. 

We publish in Garamond, so that font is preferred for written work, but not required.

Please put no identifying information on the body of your submission, as all work will be blind-reviewed by the editorial committee.

Do, please, include a short author bio in the body of your email, however. 

Previously unpublished work only, please.

Simultaneous submissions are fine, but if your work is accepted elsewhere, please let us know immediately.

You may submit up to five poems, or works of visual art. Stories or essays should be under 4,000 words each. 

The Ekphrastic Review

Basic Information
Toronto
Ontario
Canada
M4V1K6
Contact Information
Lorette C.
Luzajic
founder and 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: 
2015
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
11% to 25%
Representative Authors: 
Tricia Marcella Cimera. Devon Balwit. Alarie Tennille. Alexis Rhone Fancher.
Issues per Year: 
daily
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
free
Issue Price: 
free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
We publish many first time or emerging poets.

Ekphrastic writing. All of the poetry and prose we publish in inspired by visual art. 

Read the journal! We love diverse styles of quality writing from all over the world, but if your work doesn't respond to works of visual art, we can't use it. 

If you are someone who loves visual art and loves writing about visual art, we'd love to hear from you.

Surprise us. We want nothing less than to expand and redefine exkphrasis by stretching the concept to its limits. Show us artworks we've never seen, or show us our familiar favourites from a whole new perspective.  

 

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