Ana Chevalier

I'm a full-time freelance writer. I work mostly within legal, technology, and financial verticals. In my 'off' hours, I'm a fiction writer. While I have written (and published) several books and multiple plays, short fiction is my first love and remains my preferred literary vehicle for storytelling. I'm thrilled to have recently pivoted away from the world of journalism with an increased focus on short fiction :-)

Location: 
Amherst, NS
Canada
Nova Scotia
Genres: 
Commercial Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, Flash Fiction, Historical, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Regional, Short Fiction, Speculative Fiction, War
My publishing/workshop experience: 
Published in literary journal, Published a book, Have workshop experience
Languages I write or speak in: 
English, French, Japanese
I’m looking for a group that:
Meets Online.
meets for
Critique, Submissions, Tips, Reading.

Pocket Samovar

Basic Information
6287 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder
Colorado
United States
80301
Contact Information
Konstantin
Kulakov
Co-Founding Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Audio
Video
Reading Period: 
Feb 15 to Jun 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: 
2019
Distributors: 
Naropa University
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
26% to 50%
Representative Authors: 
A. Molotkov. Hajar Hussaini. Alina Stefanescu. Eugene Ostashevksy. Mark Budman. Julia Nemirovskaya. Steve Nickman. Stanislava Mogileva.
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000

Pocket Samovar is an international literary magazine dedicated to underrepresented post-Soviet writing, art & diaspora. We originated in 2019 as a group of Jack Kerouac School students influenced—but not determined—by our Soviet cultural memory. As a multilingual print and online publication, we aspire to serve as a virtual tearoom, contributing to the dialogue between North American and Eurasian literary community and expanding the possibilities of writing.

Blue River Review

Basic Information
Omaha
Nebraska
United States
68131
Contact Information
Aaron
Scobie
Managing Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Reading Period: 
Jul 1 to Apr 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: 
2016
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
11% to 25%
Issues per Year: 
4
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
0
Issue Price: 
0
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
10-20

Blue River Review is an online nonprofit literary journal originally created by the Creighton University MFA

Variety Pack

Basic Information
208 North Street
Buffalo
New York
United States
14201
Contact Information
J.B.
Stone
Founding Editor & Reviews Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Audio
Reading Period: 
Aug 15 to Sep 15
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: 
2019
Representative Authors: 
Tara Campbell, Justin Karcher, Mike Chin, Alan Chazaro, Matthew Bookin, Jazz De Nero, Deon Robinson, Travis Tate, Trina Young, Anna Coopserstone, Mileva Anastasiadou, Khalisa Rae
Issues per Year: 
3
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
18-22

We at Variety Pack try to live up to our namesake! A bedrock of diverse voices, expressing a variety of arts & letters. We are open to both genre and literary. We have an aesthetic, but it's a broad atlas rather than a narrow stream!

Please read our guidelines carefully! Read previous issues, but also feel free to send us something that we haven't published yet. Note* Reading periods will be subject to change. As of next month, we will be reading for our fifth issue!

Angime

Basic Information
Nazarbayev University
Qabanbay Batyr Ave 53
Nur-Sultan
United States
Kazakhstan 010000
Contact Information
Mariya
Deykute
Chief Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
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: 
Yes
Year Founded: 
2020
Distributors: 
Angime
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
Sam Cha, Carlie Hoffman, Ardakh Nurgaz, Shilpi Suneja, and Tilek Yrysbek

In Kazakh, angime means conversation. In the spirit of this word, Angime promotes international, multilingual, and multidisciplinary literary and artistic conversations. We welcome submissions in English, Kazakh, and Russian as well as translations from other languages ​​into any of the three.

While we are particularly interested in fostering work from Central Asia and the former Soviet Union, we also encourage submissions from established and emerging artists from around the globe. Before submitting, please read the submission guidelines.

Eleanora H. DeWiltshire

Hello, 

I am an engineer who is finally getting into writing. I am almost done with the first draft of my first novel, a steampunk mystery set in an alternative Victorian era in what (was) Virginia. I have many other ideas for sequels, other books, and a collection of short stories. 

I think that next (while I let my novel sit before editing) I will write one of the short stories and try to submit it to a contest. 

I love the research portion, and history especially. Right now while writing I'm also trying to soak up as much as I can learn about the craft, while networking and setting up my brand as an author. 

It would be lovely to work with a group on this site. 

Sincerely, 

Eleanora

Pronouns: 
She/Her
Location: 
Derry, NH
United States
New Hampshire
Genres: 
Commercial Fiction, Cross-genre, Experimental, Feminist, Fiction, Historical, Lyric Essay, Regional, Serialized Fiction, Short Fiction, Speculative Fiction
My publishing/workshop experience: 
Have workshop experience
How I choose to identify myself: 
American
Languages I write or speak in: 
English
I’m looking for a group that:
Meets Online.
meets for
Critique, Encouragement.

meets
Monthly.

My groups: Feedback

H. S. Contino

I'm a bit of a hodgepodge. I'm interested in a variety of subjects and as a result, I write in a variety of genres. I've also had a mixed experience when it comes to publishing. I have traditionally published two non-fiction books (addressing regional maritime history), but I have also had some success self-publishing as well.

Honestly, I'm not sure of my expectations for any potential writing groups that I might join. I would love to find a supportive environment where I could recieve (and give) feedback and writing advice. But, I've had bad luck in the past tyring to find a writing community. fingers crossed that I have a better experience this time! :)

Pronouns: 
She/Her
Location: 
North Bend, OR
United States
Oregon
Genres: 
Cross-genre, Fiction, Historical, Love, Nonfiction, Regional, Short Fiction
My publishing/workshop experience: 
Published a book, Self-published a book
How I choose to identify myself: 
American
Languages I write or speak in: 
English
I’m looking for a group that:
Meets Online.
meets for
Critique, Workshop, Writing exercises, Encouragement, Inspiration, Accountability partners, Discussion, Tips, Reading.

meets
Bi-weekly.

DL Jones

I'm a recent college graduate working in the PR industry in Austin, Texas. I've been writing for a little over ten years, but I have little experience in submitting my stories to literary journals and contests. Recently I've been contemplating applying to grad school and getting my MFA in Creative Writing, but I want to fine tune my manuscript and ensure that I have something solid to submit when/if I apply. I'd like feedback on my writing just so I know what I'm doing right and what I'm doing wrong. Since most MFA programs are highly selective, I really want to make sure that I submit my best work. 

I graduated from college with a degree in Public Relations. At the time, I picked PR because I had read it was writing heavy. In the back of my mind, I envisioned myself working in PR while also working on my novels once I finish school, and once I started my writing career, I could leave my PR job. Now I'm working a PR job, and I see that I don't have time to write. I feel lucky if I can get an hour of writing in, and I spend that hour trying not to fall asleep from exhaustion. This is a part of the reason why I want to go back to school, so I can dedicate myself full-time to writing to see if this is a career path I want to pursue.

I haven't been able to rid myself of the desire to become a writer, though sometimes I wish I could. Life would be much easier if I was passionate and excited about my current career trajectory. 

As for what I write, I tend to focus on fiction. The types of fiction I write varies, but lately I've been focusing on horror, mystery, etc. Some of my favorite authors (and the ones I look to for inspiration) are Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, Shirley Jackson and Flannery O'Connor. 

Pronouns: 
She/Her
Location: 
Austin, TX
United States
Texas
Genres: 
Commercial Fiction, Feminist, Fiction, Flash Fiction, Historical, Humor, Regional
How I choose to identify myself: 
American
Languages I write or speak in: 
English, German
I’m looking for a group that:
Meets Online, Meets In Person.
meets for
Critique, Submissions, Encouragement, Discussion, Tips.

Michael Comiskey

I live in a semi-rural part of Pennsylvania.  I'm interested in critiquing others' poetry in my areas of interest (formal, nature, political and regional poetry) and in having others with similar interests critique my own poetry.

Pronouns: 
He/Him
Location: 
Connellsville, PA
United States
Pennsylvania
Genres: 
Formal Poetry, Nature/Environmental, Poetry, Political, Regional
My publishing/workshop experience: 
Have workshop experience
How I choose to identify myself: 
American
Languages I write or speak in: 
English
I’m looking for a group that:
Meets Online.
meets for
Critique, Tips.

meets
Bi-weekly.

Nude Bruce Review

Basic Information
United States
Contact Information
Andrew
Mobbs
Co-editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
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: 
2012
Issues per Year: 
2
Issue Price: 
Free (accessible online via our website)
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
10-20

Nude Bruce Review strives to publish compelling, high-quality work to allow emerging and existing writers from all over the globe the opportunity to showcase their talents.

Our tastes are eclectic, so any subject matter is welcome. In terms of forms of poetry, we're partial towards free verse, narrative, and experimental, but a well-crafted sonnet, ghazal, or pantoum will surely command our attention. When it comes down to brass tacks, our hope is to read something and be benevolently envious that we didn't write it ourselves. Peace, love, and Bruce.

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