Black Sun Lit

Basic Information
City: 
Brooklyn
State: 
New York
Country: 
United States
Contact Information
Jared
Fagen
Founding Editor
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Book Types: 
Novella
Short story collections
Novel
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: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

Black Sun Lit is a print and digital literary press that endeavors to introduce, promote, and support both emerging and experienced writers whose work has little representation—or minimal exposure—in a reading world largely governed by commercial publishing. 

As of May 20, 2016, Black Sun Lit no longer accepts unsolicited book manuscripts.

Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Small Press Distribution
Publishing type: 

Great Weather for MEDIA

Basic Information
515 Broadway,
#2B
City: 
New York
State: 
New York
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
10012
Contact Information
Jane
Ormerod
Editior
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Oct 15 to Jan 15
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months

Great Weather for MEDIA focuses on the unpredictable, the fearless, the bright, the dark, and the innovative… We are based in New York City and showcase both national and international writers. As well as publishing the highest quality poetry and prose, we organize readings, performances, and book releases in New York City and across the country. We publish a yearly poetry and prose anthology from open submission plus single poet collections.

Please read the submission guidelines! We welcome unsolicited submissions only to our yearly anthology. Check out our publications to see the type of work we like.

Representative Authors: 

Aimee Herman, Puma Perl, Corrina Bain, Wil Gibson, John J. Trause, John Paul Davis.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
On average, 5 per anthology
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Publishing type: 

Ghostbird Press

Basic Information
137 Nassau Rd.
City: 
Massapequa
State: 
New York
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
11758
Contact Information
Peter
Vanderberg
Founding Editor
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
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

Ghostbird Press exists to bring literature and visual art together through chapbooks.

Please send us your finished manuscript and be willing to work with us and our artists to make your chapbook live.

Representative Authors: 

Kimiko Hahn, Richard Jeffrey Newman, Roger Sedarat, Rajiv Mohabir and John Reid Currie

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
1

Furniture Press Books

Basic Information
2026 Druid Park Drive
City: 
Baltimore
State: 
Maryland
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
21211
Contact Information
Christophe
Casamassima
Editor/Publisher
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months

Furniture Press is a publisher of strangely poetical texts and ephemera, all which play at (but are not limited to) intertextuality and appropriation. Some want to call it poetry, but poetry can express many differing, sometimes conflicting and contradictory concepts. This is what we thrive on: the ambiguation of art and its likenesses. Our poetics follows this process closely, and we look for similar aesthetics in the writers we choose to publish and promote.

Please query with 3–5 poems and cover letter before sending longer series/collections.

Representative Authors: 

Emily Carr, Chris McCreary, Magus Magnus, Joshua Ware, Ryan Eckes, Elizabeth Savage, j/j hastain, Deborah Poe, Martine Bellen, Alyse Knorr, Jared Schickling, Chris Mason, Toby Altman, Daniel Carter, Tyler Carter, Elizabeth Robinson, Anne Ashbaugh, Dan Waber, Jennifer Hill, William Allegrezza, Catherine Daly

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
2-3

Foundlings Press

Basic Information
14 Fairfield St
Suite 2
City: 
Buffalo
State: 
New York
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
14216
Contact Information
Aidan
Ryan
Managing Editor
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Novella
Short story collections
Essay 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

We seek to publish—in paper and ink—the best writing. We take our ethic and aesthetic from the Canon Law of the Roman Catholic Church. Not all of it; just Canon 1115, which closes with the provoking observation that "Foundlings are presumed to be legitimate until the contrary is proved." 

We also take direction from Coco Chanel, who observed that “style is all that endures.”

Foundlings Press is a highly selective publisher of full-length works of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and certain other uncategorizable material. Under our imprint The Public Books we publish full-length nonfiction works of historical, political, cultural, economic, and often local interest. The Press also produces a biannual print poetry magazine. We will accept unsolicited submissions during two four-week periods each year. Foundlings hosts an annual artist residency and poetry chapbook publication contest, which pairs a winning poet with a pre-selected guest book artist.

Representative Authors: 

Lytton Smith, Gerry Crinnin, Peter Temes, Don Berger, Jason Irwin, Bruce Fisher, Terrance Hayes, Forrest Gander, C.D. Wright, Leon Stokesbury, Noah Falck, Ada Limon, Ralph Adamo, Chet Weise, R.S. Gwynn, Canese Jarboe, Jody Stewart, Anya Groner, Brad Trumpfheller, Sophie Klahr, Adam Clay

Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Publishing type: 

Flutter Press

Basic Information
General Delivery
City: 
San Jacinto
State: 
California
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
92583
Contact Information
Sandy
Benitez
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months

Flutter Press prefers free verse, lyrical poems with themes that revolve around life, love, loss, relationships, dreams, nature, observations, and experiences.

Do send a well organized, edited manuscript of 16–42 poems, with a brief summary of your poetry collection.

Representative Authors: 

Nina Romano, Kristin Roedell, Martin Willitts Jr., John Swain, Ariana D. Den Bleyker, Harry Calhoun, Steve Klepetar, Corey Mesler, Michael Keshigian, Carla Martin-Wood, Karen Kelsay, Howie Good, Ben Rasnic, many others.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
several
Subgenres: 

Oddball Magazine

Basic Information
Boston
Massachusetts
United States
Contact Information
Jason
Wright
Managing Editor/Founder
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2010
Distributors: 
Jason Wright and Chad Parenteau
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Jason Wright, Chad Parenteau, Flemmings Beaubrun, Bruce Wise, Lizi Von Teig, James Van Looy, Janet Cormier, Bill Harvey, Geoffrey Fallon, Jaques Fleury, Liza Zayas, Andrew Borne, Jus Enuf, Steve Warren, Dr. Regina Valluzzi, Richard Montgomery, TJ Edson, Stacy Esch, Ira Joel Haber, Allison Goldin, Glen Bowie, Jennifer Matthews, Cesar Valtierra, DJ Barry, George Panagopolous, Edward S. Gault, Bill Wolak, Luis Lázaro Tijerina, Judson Evans

We are an eclectic online lit magazine with comic strips, music reviews, theater criticism, pop culture poetry, flash fiction, breaking news, tribute pieces, and more.  We are an excellent independent 2 man operation with many awesome long time contributors. There really is nothing like us out there. We are redefining online lit magazines.

Be active in our community. Read our submission guidelines. Send us your best work.

Lotus-eater

Basic Information
Via F. Coletti 2
Rome
Italy
00191
Contact Information
Diana
Mastrodomenico
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: 
2014
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Elizabeth Geoghegan, Daniel Roy Connelly, Charlie Baylis
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
free
Issue Price: 
free

Lotus-eater is an online literary magazine based in Rome.

Our aesthetic is dark, eclectic, often experimental. We are interested in daring, unusual writing and striking images.

Levitate Magazine

Basic Information
The Chicago High School for the Arts
2714 W. Augusta
Chicago
Illinois
United States
60622
Contact Information
Susanna
Lang
Managing Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Print
Reading Period: 
Oct 8 to Feb 15
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
Distributors: 
Chicago bookstores including Women & Children First, The Book Cellar, Volumes, Quimby's and Roscoe Books; Creative Writing Department at The Chicago High School for the Arts
Year Founded: 
2016
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Representative Authors: 
Tim Hunt, Tori Morrow, Gail Goepfert, Dawn Wilson
Issues per Year: 
1
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
$14.00
Issue Price: 
$14.00
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
5-10

We strive to assemble a collection of literature and art designed and written with purpose and demonstrating passion for the work. We are open to unconventional work, while still appreciating the traditional. We are committed to publishing literature and art that is inclusive of diverse identities, perspectives, and crafts. We encourage new voices, but accept work from established artists and writers as well.

Read the guidelines carefully, and follow them.

For issue #4, we are adding a themed dossier on “Connections.” Explore this idea in any way you choose: connections between individual people who have close relationships with each other, or between groups of people across national boundaries; connections between humans and the natural world; connections between ideas, historical periods, different arts; connections we haven’t thought of. Be sure to submit within the appropriate section and identify the genre of the submission in the title. Also please follow the guidelines for that genre.

Evening Street Press

Basic Information
2881 Wright St
City: 
Sacramento
State: 
California
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
95821
Contact Information
Barbara
Bergmann
Managing Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Short story collections
Essay collections
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
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

Evening Street Press is centered on Elizabeth Cady Stanton's Seneca Falls, 1848 revision of the Declaration of Independence: "that all men—and women—are created equal," with equal rights to "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." We publish perfect bound chapbooks, full-length poetry books, short novels, and the twice yearly literary journal Evening Street Review. See guidelines at eveningstreetpress.com.

When submitting online, please place all work (including a bio if you wish) in a single .doc or .rtf file. For our contests, simultaneous and previously published work are acceptable.

Representative Authors: 

Francis O’Hare Paula Yup Judith Sornberger Jess Provencio David Stallings Julian Markels Kristin Laural E. Elizabeth Beck Lynn Veatch Sadler Sandra Gardner Gordon Grigsby Margaret Powers Milardo Howard W. Robertson Clela Dyess Reed Myles Gordon Donna Spector. Dion Farquhar Richard Carr Lucia May Judy Ireland Marilyn Cavicchia Michael Salcman

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
2-3
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Publishing type: 

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