Bluestem

Basic Information
Coleman Hall
Eastern Illinois University
Charleston
Illinois
United States
61920
Contact Information
Bess
Winter
Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Reading Period: 
Sep 10 to Dec 15
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
1966
Issues per Year: 
3
Issue Price: 
$10 new/ $5 back issue

Bluestem, a nationally recognized literary journal that publishes the brightest new, emerging, and established literary voices, has been published since 1966 and is produced by the English Department at Eastern Illinois University. The journal has largely been run by women of perception and talent for the past several decades, and continues to feature excellent work by women and female-identifying writers. Bluestem finds and publishes impactful work by writers who are quietly creating beauty in their respective corners of the world.

Museum of Americana

Basic Information
Contact Information
Please see our submissions page
for contact information of each department editor.
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Audio
Reading Period: 
Dec 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: 
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, James Tate Hill.
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 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.

Elsewhere Magazine

Basic Information
United States
Contact Information
Lindsay
Taylor
Editing Intern
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
6

Elsewhere cares only about the line / no line. We want short prose works (flash fiction, prose poetry, nonfiction) that cross, blur, and/or mutilate genre. We publish six writers and one photo quarterly. Give us your homeless, your animals, your lunch money: we're hungry.

Minetta Review

Basic Information
60 Washington Square S
Suite 210, 2nd Floor
New York
New York
United States
10012
Contact Information
Alex Cullina & Elliot Williams
Co-Editors-In-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
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: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
1974
Distributors: 
New York University
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Issue Price: 
$0

Established in 1974, we are the oldest surviving literary publication at New York University. If you are a poet, proser, prose-poet, painter, sculptor, photographer, digital illustrator—otherwise an experimenter of combining word and visual art—Minetta Review staff encourages you to submit your work. Though we are an undergraduate-managed journal, we welcome contributors from all around the world and of all ages.

If you would like to submit poetry, prose, or visual art, please read our submission guidelines thoroughly.

Homebound Publications

Basic Information
Postal Box 1442
City: 
Pawcatuck
State: 
Connecticut
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
06379
Contact Information
Leslie M.
Browning
Founder & Publisher
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Novella
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
Hardcover
E-book
Audio
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
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

Founded in 2011, Homebound Publications is one of the premier independent publishers in the country. It is our intention to preserve contemplative storytelling. We publish introspective works of creative non–fiction, fiction & poetry.

We are a small press with big ideas set on publishing substance over flash. We routinely work with authors who don’t fit neatly into the corporate publishing model, giving a voice to the countless independent thinkers currently neglected by the mainstream media.

A Letter from the Founder, L.M. Browning

I founded Homebound Publications to bring together a community of like-minded thinkers and see what the dialogue yielded. I didn’t have any sense of how big the press would grow or how widely our titles would be shared, I simply carved out a space in which others could speak and share those deep thoughts they’d pondered. I have always been an ardent believer in creative minds requiring a circle of fellows to push them. The discussion, the inspiration, the contemplation, and the community encourages the kind of boundary-pushing, ego destruction, and refinement of beliefs that bring about movements of change in the larger world. 

Representative Authors: 

We are seeking titles with special focus on spirituality, education, regional interest, history, personal growth, self-help, and ecological. (We have a soft spot for books about our native region of New England.) Authors representative of the work we seek would be: Barry Lopez, Joanna Macy, Gary Snyder, David Abram, Mary Oliver, Rainer Maria Rilke, Annie Dillard, David Whyte, Cheryl Strayed, Jack Kerouac, Walt Whitman, and Henry David Thoreau.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
Up to 6
Titles per Year: 
Greater than 20
Distributors: 
Midpoint Trade Books, Gazelle (Distributor abroad), IPG
Publishing type: 

Holland Park Press

Basic Information
46 Baskerville
City: 
Malmesbury
Country: 
England
Zip / Postal Code: 
SN16 9BS
Contact Information
Bernadette
Jansen op de Haar
Publisher
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Book Types: 
Novella
Short story collections
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
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
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months

Holland Park Press, founded in 2009, is a privately-owned independent company publishing literary fiction: novels, novellas, short stories; and poetry. The company is run by brother and sister team Arnold and Bernadette Jansen op de Haar. Holland Park Press specialises in finding new literary talent by accepting unsolicited manuscripts from authors all year round and by running competitions. It has been successful in giving older authors a chance to make their debut and in raising the profile of Dutch authors in translation.

Please read submission guidelines before sending in your manuscript

Representative Authors: 

Marilyn Hacker Deema Shehabi Norbert Hirschhorn Vincent Bijlo Cherry Smyth Anthony Ferner Wendy Brandmark Laura Del-Rivo Arnold Jansen op de Haar Karen Jennings Rosie Garland

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
1-3
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
US: SPD, UK: Central Books, South Africa: Xavier Nagel Agencies
Publishing type: 

Shanti Arts Publishing

Basic Information
193 Hillside Rd
City: 
Brunswick
State: 
Maine
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
04011
Contact Information
Christine
Cote
Publisher
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Short story collections
Essay collections
Memoir
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 Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

SHANTI ARTS PUBLISHING is devoted to producing beautiful and compelling books related to art, nature, and spirit.

We are not currently publishing novels and have stopped publishing children's / young adult books.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
5 or 6
Titles per Year: 
11 to 20
Distributors: 
Ingram
Publishing type: 

Still Point Arts Quarterly

Basic Information
193 Hillside Road
Brunswick
Maine
United States
04011
Contact Information
Christine
Cote
Editor
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: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2011
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Issues per Year: 
4
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
https://www.shantiarts.co/SPAQ/SPAQ_subscription.html
Issue Price: 
$14.50 US
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
12-20

STILL POINT ARTS QUARTERLY has a clear focus on nature, art, and spirit as it explores a unique theme with each issue. The publication has been praised for its rich content and splendid layout and design. It is, quite simply, a beautiful publication. Intended for artists as well as art enthusiasts, lovers of nature, seekers of wisdom, and everyone on the journey.

Please consider each issue's theme carefully in deciding what to submit. Also be aware that we receive profuse numbers of poetry submissions and can only accept a few each quarter. We would like to receive more submissions of personal essays and creative non-fiction.

Akinoga Press

Basic Information
440 E Oliver ST
UNIT 3G
City: 
Baltimore
State: 
Maryland
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
21202
Contact Information
mychael
zulauf
founder/everything else
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Short story collections
Essay collections
Memoir
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Reading Period: 
Aug 27 to Oct 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months

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.

PROJECT PROPOSAL SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

 Thank you so much to everyone who submitted! This was so much more successful than i could have ever hoped!

Now that submissions are closed, i will start reviewing the proposals in earnest. To those who submitted, plan to hear from me in the next handful of months about your proposal. To those that didn’t, hopefully you will next time!

Representative Authors: 

Anothny Moll, Dayana Stecto, Tracy Dimond, Alyse Richmond, Stanford Cheung, Jack Slocomb

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

The Nasiona

Basic Information
San Francisco
California
United States
94115
Contact Information
Julián Esteban
Torres López
Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
Audio
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: 
No
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2018
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
John Z. Guzlowski, Stephen Gutierrez, Deborah Taffa, Judith Kalman, Carl Boon, Robin Gow, Mireya S. Vela.
Issues per Year: 
12
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
n/a
Issue Price: 
n/a
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
About 8

The Nasiona is a volunteer-led nonfiction storytelling organization that amplifies the marginalized, undervalued, overlooked, silenced, and forgotten, as well as stories that glimpse into foreign, at times extraordinary, worlds.

Be familiar with our content and submit pieces that fit what we're about. Though we are a nonficiton magazine, we lean toward creative nonfiction, narrative nonfiction, and nonfiction poetry. We try to steer away from position essays that try to persuade the reader to take a side on an issue. Instead, we look to disclose new worlds through the lens of personal experiences.

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