The Lune

Basic Information
City: 
Fort Collin
State: 
Colorado
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
80526
Contact Information
Publisher
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Chapbook
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: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31

Named after the “American haiku” co-invented by Jack Collom and Robert Kelly, and inspired by the sense of “poetry as correspondence”—between persons, planets, symbols, etc.—The Lune's first editions were unbound chapbooks housed in pre-stamped envelopes and sold at bookstores along the Front Range.

With an emphasis on contemplative and collaborative poetics, our catalogue is shaped around the sense of wonder, delight in experiment, and concern for humanity reflected in the work of contemporary poets.

Representative Authors: 

Reed Bye, Jack Collom, Laura Cesarco Eglin, Anne Waldman, Ella Longpre, Maureen Seaton, Joanna Ruocco, David Mutschlecner, Jaime Robles, Jonathan Simkins, &c.

Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Distributors: 
Direct / Ingram
Publishing type: 

Tiferet Journal

Basic Information
211 Dryden Road
Bernardsville
New Jersey
United States
07924
Contact Information
Donna
Baier Stein
Founder & Publisher
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
E-publication
Print
Reading Period: 
Jun 1 to Jul 15
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
2005
Representative Authors: 
Gayle Brandeis, Dorianne Laux, Yehoshua November, Yahia Labidi, Murzban Shroff, Stephenie Bushran Khan, Nahid Rachlin, Lois P. Jones, Jane Hirshfield, Renee Ashley, Stephen Dunn
Issues per Year: 
2
Subscription Price: 
Print $24.95 / year | Digital $18.95 / year (Discounts apply for longer terms, up to 3 years)
Issue Price: 
$15.00 + $2.50 S&H

Tiferet publishes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, interviews, and art. We look for high-quality creative work that expresses spiritual experiences and/or promotes tolerance. Our mission is to help raise individual and global consciousness, and we publish writing from a variety of religious and spiritual traditions.

Heart of Flesh Literary Journal

Basic Information
Mobile
Alabama
United States
36609
Contact Information
Veronica
McDonald
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Reading Period: 
Feb 1 to Sep 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
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000

Heart of Flesh is a biannual, online literary journal that seeks quality writing and art with a Christian element. We are not a typical “Christian fiction” journal. We believe God’s truth as written in the Bible can be found in both the secular and the non-secular, in nearly every work of literature and every part of the human condition.

We prefer literary work, but we accept all genres of poetry, flash fiction, short stories, nonfiction, and visual art & photography from both Christians and non-Christians as long as it includes a Christian theme.

We like hopeful. We also like bleak. We like desperation and grit. But only if there is a light at the end of the tunnel. We want to see that golden pinprick of light guiding us out of the darkness.

Sojourners

Basic Information
408 C Street NE
Washington
District of Columbia
United States
20002
Contact Information
Rose
Berger
Poetry Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Formats: 
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: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
1971
Distributors: 
subscription and newsstand sales
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
E. Ethelbert Miller, Marjory Wentworth, Denise Levertov, Kim Stafford, Jeanne Murray Walker, Brian G. Gilmore, Joseph Ross, Annie Deppe, Joseph Bathanti, Betsy Sholl, Carol Hamilton
Issues per Year: 
11
Circulation: 
Greater than 10,000
Subscription Price: 
$39.95/year
Issue Price: 
$5.95
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
one

Sojourners magazine sits at the intersection of faith, politics, and culture. Our call to prophetic interrogation means we seek the truth as informed by our biblical roots. Sojourners' three key commitments are racial and social justice, life and peace, and environmental stewardship.

No more than three submissions. Poem lengths no more than 30 lines. Must fit on one print magazine page with art. We are looking for skilled poets working at the intersection of Christianity and social justice, faith and politics, spirituality and life to serve a greater common good through art and justice.

TCK Publishing

Basic Information
16641 Brick Rd.
City: 
Granger
State: 
Indiana
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
46530
Contact Information
Tom
Corson-Knowles
Managing Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Novella
Novel
Formats: 
Paperback
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: 
Less than 3 months

Please make sure to read our submission guidelines.

Representative Authors: 

Kevin Horsley

Dominick Quartuccio

Franziska Iseli

Joseph Kassabian

Dan Janal

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
20
Titles per Year: 
Greater than 20
Publishing type: 

C&R Press

Basic Information
500 West 4th Street
Suite 201-C
City: 
Winston-Salem
State: 
North Carolina
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
27101
Contact Information
Andrew
Sullivan
Director
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
Hardcover
E-book
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Aug 31 to Apr 30
Reporting Time: 
Greater than 6 months

C&R Press began in 2006 as a literary press committed to publishing books from new and emerging poets whose work might otherwise be ignored by commercial publishers. We were interested in supporting authors whose thoughtful and imaginative contribution to contemporary literature deserved recognition and support. We've since expanded our catalog to include exciting new fiction and creative nonfiction and reportage/journalism, too.

Do understand that we get more submissions per month than we could ever publish in a lifetime. Please don't take rejections personally. We frequently reject books that are picked up at other presses!

Representative Authors: 

Kristina Marie Darling, Xu Xi, John Reed, Sybil Baker, Martin Ott, Annie Christain, An Tran, Earl Braggs, Meredith Nnoka, Chris Campanioni, Michelle Bitting, Stacey Lynn Brown, David Slavit, Jason Koo

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
2-5
Titles per Year: 
11 to 20
Distributors: 
SPD, Ingram
Publishing type: 

Teach. Write.

Basic Information
19 CANDOR DR
FLETCHER
North Carolina
United States
28732
Contact Information
Katie
Winkler
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
E-publication
Print
Reading Period: 
May 18 to Nov 19
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
2017
Distributors: 
heymrswinkler.com, lulu.com
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Jane Smiley, Robert Morgan, Maya Angelou, John Updike, Kurt Vonnegut, Kathryn Stripling Byer, Fred Chappell, Clyde Edgerton, Lee Smith
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
NA
Issue Price: 
$0.00 for online $5.00 for print
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
5-6

SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN TO ALL, although I prefer writing that is either written by composition teachers and writing students OR about teaching and learning. I believe that writing students (virtually everyone has been a writing student) need to have a voice in Teach. Write. However, I do request that in your required third-person bio you include your composition teacher experience, if you have any, or explain the impact writing instruction has had on you.

Do not feel that the subject of your piece needs to be about teaching, although I am not opposed to teaching as a theme. I am open to any quality, polished writing. No gratuitous sex, violence or profanity, please. 

Jacar Press

Basic Information
6617 deerview trail
City: 
durham
State: 
North Carolina
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
27712
Contact Information
Richard
Krawiec
Editor
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Book Types: 
Chapbook
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

Jacar Press is a Community Active press publishing fine poetry from Pulitzer Prize winners to poets not yet known. Proceeds from all our publications will go to support progressive programs and organizations working to create positive change in their communities. We also sponsor free and low-cost community workshops and an annual Gathering of Poets that has featured writers like Marilyn Nelson, Li-Young Lee, etc.

Query first. If not entering a contest, your best time to submit is one month before or one month after contest deadlines.

Representative Authors: 

Anthologies - Mark Doty, Claudia Emerson, Yusef Komunyakaa, Dorianne Laux, Thylias Moss, Marge Piercy, Chana Bloch, Rita Dove, Jim Daniels, Maxine Chernoff, Jamaal May, Stuart Dischell, Leanne O'Sullivan, Kathryn Stripling Byer, Joseph Millar, Afaa Michael Weaver, Fady Joudah, Zeina Hashem Beck, etc.

 

Individual books - Gibbons Ruark, Betty Adcock, Lola Haskins, Gary Fincke, Jaki Shelton Green, Sandy Longhorn, Al Maginnes, Jeff Hardin, Debra Kaufman, Stephanie Levin, Sharon McDermott, Chera Miller, Kelly Michels, Maura High, Edison Jennings.

 

Contest Judges to date - Dorianne Laux, Toi Derricote, Jamaal May, Chana Bloch, Betty Adcock, John Hoppenthaler, Stuart Dischell, Julie Suk, Denise Duhamel, Ricky Laurentiis.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
2-4
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Publishing type: 

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: 

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