Please See Me is an online literary journal that features health-related stories. The mission of the publication is to elevate voices and stories of vulnerable and underserved populations and those who care for them. At the heart of this publication is the cultivation of meaningful patient–provider partnerships in the spirit of wellness. To that end, we will publish work written by patients, family members, creatives, caregivers, and providers; anyone with a health-related tale to tell is invited to submit.
Each issue of Please See Me has a theme, though we consider any health-related story during this inflection point in time, and we encourage diverse voices to submit. Our Winter 2020 Issue #6 theme is "Bias" reflecting the need to curate narratives engendering empathy and understanding of those marginalized. Bias is widespread, touches all of us, and includes race, religion, physical appearance, age, mental/physical illness, social status and more.
akinoga press is a Baltimore-based micro-press that specialzes in hand-bound chapbooks of a spacious/minimalist/austere flavor, though we're on the lookout for anything small, quiet, odd, and easily-missed.
We're also dedicated to creating a space for voices that need to be heard and works that 100% need to be read.
AKINOGA PRESS IS NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS/PROJECTS FOR CONSIDERATION
The next open consideration period will likely be some time in fall of 2021, but check back here (or akinogapress.com/submissions) for more details as things solidify.
Founded in 2009, Lowestoft Chronicle is an online literary magazine, published quarterly, accepting flash fiction, short stories, poetry, interviews, and creative non-fiction. Preference is given to humorous submissions with an emphasis on travel. An anthology of the best work is published annually.
Read our submission guidelines for details. Email submissions only. Does not accept previously published work.
Accepted submissions include creative nonfiction, poetry, book reviews, and cover art by authors that identify as women and must relate to the issue theme and guiding questions, as interpreted by the author. See Submissions Guidelines for more information.
The theme is chosen in-house by the editorial staff and will be announced when submissions open. Submissions are anonymously voted on by staff during the reading period. Accepted authors will receive $10.00 USD and a PDF of the issue they are featured in.
Invisible City publishes fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry.
Invisible City accept pieces that have not been previously published. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable, although please inform us if you have sent your piece elsewhere. Shorter pieces are preferred. Submissions should be sent in Microsoft Word format (preferred) or an RTF format. We will accept up to three poems per writer or one fiction or nonfiction submission per writer. Do not include your name on the piece itself.
Outstanding poetry and fiction in many genres and many voices. Poetry includes free verse, haiku, formal poetry, prose poetry, form poetry, experimental poetry, sentimental poetry, and international poetry. Fiction from flash or micro to full length. Creative non-fiction. Monthly interview with a poet, author or artist. Occasional poetry book review. Occasional art (online or print cover.) 70+ authors per bi-monthly issue. Semi-pro payment for five featured poems per issue.
Submit your work in the body of an email. Include short bio (around 30 words) and the name you want listed. We DO accept previously published work. Six Featured Poems (or a work of Fiction) monthly each receive payment of $20. All contributors receive choice of free pdf or eBook version. We usually respond in 60 days. Submit no more than once every 4 months. Submission in more than one category is welcome. We rarely publish long poems. We have a soft spot for limericks and haiku. We aren't prudes, we accept sex, violence or crude language if they are key to a good story, but won't publish anything hateful. We love a good story and a great poem.
Deep Overstock is the International Booksellers' Journal. For our eleventh issue we will publish ANIMALS. Short stories under 2500, flash fiction, mircofiction, poetry, comics, photography, images of any kind in black and white. If you're an illustrator, please submit a Animals-themed color image for our Cover Art Contest.
In your bio, please include any bookselling experience you might have had in the past. Mention if you worked at a library or bookstore, or if you have ever had any stewardship for a library you yourself did not own.
Our prose editors are Mickey Collins, Michael Santiago, & Z.B. Wagman. Our poetry editor is Ariel Kusby.
The Racket Journal is a weekly online literary journal. We want to promote the work of up-and-coming, emerging, established and the never-before-seen writers from around the country. We like a little grit in our submissions, something that’ll stick in your teeth long after you’re done reading it. It is our ongoing mission to publish a wide-ranging selection of work from diverse writers and artists in an effort to expose more and more readers to amazing writing.
Please follow the very simple guidelines on our submission page. We aren’t looking for lengthy bios. Just a short, sweet encapsulation of what you’re submitting.
Fecund highlights exceptional works of new abundance. The magazine is a medium through which writers and visual artists are exquisitely showcased and paid for their work. Fecund publishes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, theory, criticism, fashion writing, and visual art via interdisciplinary media (text, audio, video, new media).
Although we don’t conform to one aesthetic, we respond to work that challenges traditional forms or embraces liminality.