Flare Journal

Basic Information
6677 Camden Avenue
San Jose
California
United States
95120
Contact Information
Flare
Journal
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
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
Year Founded: 
2020
Distributors: 
Online
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Issues per Year: 
4
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
$0.00
Issue Price: 
$0.00
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
10-12

Flare is an international literary journal founded by a dedicated group of young writers, photographers, and artists to explore the complexity of the human experience. Our mission is to encourage artists and writers of all backgrounds to express themselves, and we strongly believe that sharing art lifts and connects, regardless of age or location. We hope that our journal is able to empower through that mission.

We applaud work that is loud, expressive, and sincere. We look for honest storytelling that explores the diversity of the human experience. Please keep in mind that our magazine caters to a wide range of ages, and adhere to all submission guidelines. 

The New Guard

Basic Information
PO Box 472
Brunswick
Maine
United States
04011
Contact Information
Shanna
McNair
Founding Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Reading Period: 
Mar 1 to Jan 11
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Payment: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
2009
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
Ralph Ellison, Charles Simic, Richard Blanco, Elizabeth Hand, Mark Doty, Tim Seibles, Rick Moody, Joe Wenderoth, Sharon Olds, Stephen Dunn, Patricia Smith, David Plante, Joe Wenderoth, Chris Abani, John Callahan, Thomas Lynch, Josip Novakovich, Sven Birkerts, Donald Hall, Barbara Hurd, Payne Ratner, Adam Braver, Scott Wolven, Shanna McNair, Debra Spark, Dan Marmor, Erin Belieu, John Goldbach, Fred Marchant, Theodore Deppe, Cortright McMeel, Marge Piercy, Maxine Kumin, Madeleine Blais, Elizabeth Hand, Tess Gerritsen, Baron Wormser, James Patrick Kelly, Tod Goldberg, Mike Heppner, Michael Kimball and many more.
Issues per Year: 
One
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Issue Price: 
Varies
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
35+

We host writing contests in fiction and poetry and welcome international submissions. We juxtapose tradition with experiment, the up-and-comer with the established writer, and create a new dialogue.

**The Writer’s Hotel NYC Writer’s Conference is the editorial arm of the New Guard. More info at www.writershotel.com and www.writershotelweekends.com. We support writers in practice and in print. Write better, publish smarter. Get inspired. 

The New Guard Vol. X contest judges TNG Editors Shanna McNair and Scott Wolven, judging both contests. Contest rules: Machigonne Fiction Contest: 5,000 words max, any genre. Knightville Poetry Contest: 150 lines max, any form. Winners in Poetry and Fiction each get a $1,500 prize and publication. Finalists are also published. Final judging is blind. We pay strict attention to word and line count. Unpublished work only. Simultaneous submissions accepted. Fee is $22 per entry.  Deadline is January 11, 2021. Our online segment, BANG! is open for submissions year-round. BANG! is a showcase for very short work. Submit: www.newguardreview.com/bang. All other material is published in print, only in the New Guard.

Poet’s Press

Basic Information
2209 Murray Avenue #3
City: 
Pittsburgh
State: 
Pennsylvania
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
15217
Contact Information
Brett
Rutherford
Publisher
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Book Types: 
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
E-book
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months

Founded in 1971, the press specializes in lesser-known 1960s–1970s New York poets, neoromantic and gothic poetry, annotated reprints of lost poets, and topical or regional anthologies. We have added a new imprint, Yogh & Thorn Books, for more scholarly projects.

Please read samples from our website before inquiring. We are always open to intriguing and unusual proposals.

Representative Authors: 

Jack Veasey, Jacqueline de Weever, Jody Azzouni, Barbara A. Holland, Emilie Glen, Brett Rutherford, Annette Hayn, Boria Sax, John Burnett Payne, Th. Metzger, M.G. Lewis

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
12+ (in anthology)
Titles per Year: 
11 to 20
Publishing type: 

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
Novella
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: 
Sep 1 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.

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.

Representative Authors: 

Anothny Moll, Dayana Stecto, Tracy Dimond, Alyse Richmond, Stanford Cheung, Jack Slocomb, Jess Hylton, Mary Adelle

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

Yellow Arrow Journal

Basic Information
P.O. Box 12119
Baltimore
Maryland
United States
21281
Contact Information
Kapua
Iao
Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
E-publication
Print
Reading Period: 
Sep 1 to Oct 14
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Payment: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
2016
Representative Authors: 
Raga Ayyagari, Linda M. Crate, Margie Deeb, Stephanie Garon, Kimberly Knowle-Zeller, Martha McLaughlin, Rissa Miller, Meesh Montoya, Sarah Nelson, Ann Quinn, Ariele Sieling, Mindy Stokes, Gina Strauss, Taína, Claire Taylor, Naomi Thiers, Gail Thomas, Roz Weaver
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Issue Price: 
$9.99 paperback, $1.99 electronic
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
10-20

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.

Pleasure Boat Studio: A Nonprofit Literary Press

Basic Information
3710 SW Barton St
City: 
Seattle
State: 
Washington
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
98126-3844
Contact Information
Lauren
Grosskopf
Publisher
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
Hardcover
E-book
Audio
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 Jul 1
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

DEDICATED TO ENRICHING READERS WITH EYE-OPENING STORIES AND POETRY BY INCREDIBLE TALENT, WITH HEART, ORIGINALITY, AND LOVE OF LANGUAGE.

Please note that we are now a Hybrid Press. We cannot continue to publish without funding. Thank you for understanding.

Representative Authors: 

Tim McNulty, Mike O'Connor, Bruce Berger, Linda Lappin, Red Pine, Hannah Hess, Sarah Plimpton, Robert Sund, Russell Hill, Michael Blumenthal, Anne Argula, Inger Frimansson, Irving Warner, Michael Daley

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
0
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Ingramspark, Baker & Taylor, B&N.com, Amazon.com. Orders made directly from PleasureBoatStudio.com: Bookstores receive 40% discount 30% discount for book clubs.
Publishing type: 

The 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: 
Aug 1 to Aug 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, Erica Soon Olsen, James Tate Hill, Yash Seyedbagheri.
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, and a personal essay on Annie Ross and "Twisted."

Appalachian Review

Basic Information
Berea College
CPO 2166
Berea
Kentucky
United States
40404
Contact Information
Jason
Howard
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Print
Reading Period: 
Sep 1 to Dec 1
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: 
1973
Distributors: 
Berea College & University of North Carolina Press
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Wendell Berry, Joyce Dyer, Nikki Giovanni, bell hooks, Silas House, Fenton Johnson, Maurice Manning, Karen Salyer McElmurray, Sonja Livingston, Ann Pancake, Jayne Anne Phillips, Ron Rash, Carter Sickels, Lee Smith, Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon, Neela Vaswani, Frank X Walker, and Crystal Wilkinson.
Issues per Year: 
Four
Subscription Price: 
$30/year
Issue Price: 
$10.00
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
3-4

In this age of information overload, Appalachian Review strives to be a literary sanctuary for the finest contemporary writing and visual art that we can find. Formerly known as Appalachian Heritage, each quarterly issue showcases the work of emerging and established writers throughout Appalachia and beyond, offering readers literature that is thoughtful, innovative, and revelatory. Appalachian Review considers previously unpublished fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, writing for young adults, craft essays, book reviews, and visual art.

Schuylkill Valley Journal

Basic Information
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
United States
Contact Information
Mark
Danowsky
Managing Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
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: 
1990
Distributors: 
https://www.amazon.com/s?k=schuylkill+valley+journal&ref=nb_sb_noss
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Ernest Hilbert, Grant Clauser, Brian Fanelli, Liz Chang, Mike Cohen, Joseph Chelius, Eric Greinke, Scott Edward Anderson, Hayden Saunier, Marie Kane, Ray Greenblatt, Rob Kaniuk, John Timpane, Lynn Levin, Fereshteh Sholevar, W.D. Ehrhart, Linda M. Fischer, David P. Kozinski, Gerry LaFemina, Chris Bursk, Peter Murphy, Joseph Cilluffo, Joan Colby, Barbara Daniels, Luray Gross, Alfred Encarnacion, Katherine Hahn Falk, Karen Greenbaum-Maya, David Livewell, Francine Witte, Juditha Dowd, Joyce Meyers, Daniel Simpson, Robert Zaller, Ace Boggess, A.E. Milford, Barbara Crooker, Eileen M. D'Angelo, John Grey, Daniel Lawless, Michael Dylan Welch, Eileen Moeller, Elizabeth Leo, Steve Burke, Prabha Nayak Prabhu, Marge Thorell, Pat Hananoe-Dosch, R.A. Allen, Lorraine Henrie Lins, Adele Kenny, Jim Breslin, John Wall Barger, Jim Trainer, Amy Barone, Brooke Palma, Chad Frame, Sean Webb, Paul Siegell, Cathryn Shea, Le Hinton, Amy Small-McKinney, Joanne Leva, Rosemary Cappello, Vasiliki Katsarou, Courtney Bambrick, Marc Harshman, Leonard Gontarek, Nancy Scott, Judith Kronenfeld, Thaddeus Rutkowski, Cameron Conaway
Issues per Year: 
2 print, online varies
Subscription Price: 
https://www.svjlit.com/subscribe
Issue Price: 
$10

The Schuylkill Valley Journal publishes poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, flash fiction, nonfiction, "dispatches", personal reflections, and visual art. 

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