Writing Disorder

Basic Information
P.O. Box 93613
Los Angeles
California
United States
90093
Contact Information
C. E.
Lukather
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
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: 
Yes
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Issues per Year: 
4
Circulation: 
Greater than 10,000
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
3-5

The Writing Disorder is a quarterly literary journal devoted to literature, art and culture. Our mission is to showcase new and emerging writers—particularly those in writing programs—as well as established writers. We feature new fiction, poetry, nonfiction, interviews, reviews and art. Although we strive to publish original and experimental work, The Writing Disorder remains rooted in the classic art of storytelling. Our poetry editor is Juliana Woodhead. Send poetry to: poetry@thewritingdisorder.com

Submit your best work. We publish writers of all ages—from all over the world. No maximum word count. Read, Write, Submit.

New Curiosity Shop

Basic Information
8 Craiglockhart Bank
City: 
Edinburgh
Country: 
Scotland
Zip / Postal Code: 
EH14 1JH
Contact Information
Noel
Chidwick
Partner
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
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 publish short narrative nonfiction in a whole range of subjects. History, science, nature, current affairs, biography, music, literature—we’re curious about it all. We’re aiming to release nonfiction page turners to grab the imagination of our readers We’re now looking for stories from interesting lives, and also short tales that take reality and give it a good shake.

Please follow our guidelines and submit through the “Write for us” page.

Forge

Basic Information
1610 S. 22nd
Lincoln
Nebraska
United States
68502
Contact Information
Leif
Milliken
General Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Greater than 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Issues per Year: 
4
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
free
Issue Price: 
price of paper copies varies according to length
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
between 1 and 3

Without restricting ourselves to a particular genre, media, or theme, we aim to publish interesting, quality works, and every issue has a unique flavour.

Each of our two General Editors takes ownership of at least one issue per year, acting as the chief editor (or Uber-editor) for a particular issue, and leaves one issue per year open for a Guest Editor to act as Uber-editor.  This is just one more way in which Forge celebrates the diversity of contributors while exercising our own unique style, issue by issue.

Send submissions as .doc and .txt submissions via email to forgejournal@gmail.com. We prefer submissions not be pasted into the body of an email, though we recognize that sometimes this cannot be avoided.

Azure: A Journal of Literary Thought

Basic Information
104 Adelphi St
#422
Brooklyn
New York
United States
11205
Contact Information
Sakina
Fakhri & Diana McClure
Co-editors
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
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: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
2015
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Issues per Year: 
4
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
4-5

We love work that is linguistically, intellectually, and emotionally demanding of the reader. We want literary fiction that grows in complexity upon each visitation; we enjoy ornate, cerebral, and voluptuous prose executed with thematic intent. Writers we admire are Zadie Smith, Virginia Woolf, Tom Wolfe, Charles Dickens, Thomas Mann, Robert Musil, Tom Stoppard, Vladimir Nabokov and James Baldwin.

Every piece published in AZURE appears alongside a customized black & white sketch that is devised and executed by our in-house illustrator.

We accept literary fiction, novel excerpts, creative non-fiction, screenplays, stageplays, fragments, meanderings, philosophy and poetry.  We are not concerned with genre distinctions; we want only for it to be thoughtful, intelligent, and beautiful. All writers tend to develop a scrap heap of brilliant writing - sharp dialogue that has been cut in service of a plot, a philosophical tirade that can't quite be couched in a narrative, a stunning imagistic landscape of linguistic pyrotechnics that deserves an audience... literary beauty that cannot necessarily be expressed in more than bursts and fragments. 

Running Wild Press

Basic Information
2200 Oak St
City: 
Los Angeles
State: 
California
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
90007
Contact Information
Lisa
Kastner
CEE and Founder
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
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: 
3 to 6 months

Stories that don't fit neatly in a box ... no matter the genre or form.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
5-10
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Ingram Book Group Adlibris Agapea Amazon.co.uk Aphrohead Bertrams Blackwell Book Depository Ltd Books Express Coutts Information Services Ltd Designarta Books Eden Interactive Ltd Foyles Gardners Trust Media Distribution (formerly STL) Mallory International Paperback Shop Ltd Superbookdeals The Book Community Ltd Waterstones Wrap Distribution Australia & New Zealand Booktopia Fishpond The Nile James Bennett ALS Peter Pal University Co-operative Bookshop 24Symbols 7Switch Amazon* Apple** Baker & Taylor Blio Barnes & Noble BookShout (Rethink Books) Bookmate EBSCO Follett Gardners Glose Hummingbird DM Inktera Kobo PaperC Redshelf Rockstand (RockASAP) Sainsbury Txtr Wook Zola A Book Company All Romance eBooks Artech House Asia Books BOL.com Bookshop Krisostomus Booktopia Campus eBooks Cokesbury.com Completebook.com Covenant DMC ebook.de Internet GmbH eBookMall eBookShop FeedBooks Five Senses Education Pty ltd Global Reward Systems Hastings Infibeam Inkterra lwemi.com KIOWPPE Juke Entertainment GmbH Libstor Lybrary.com Majesty Media Group Mediander, LLC Mintbook.com MPH Online My Learning Hub Online Book Place Pocketbook PubFront APS Saraiva e Siciliano Sarajoben Enterprises US SBS Special Book Services Slicebooks Spotlink Digital Takealot Textbooks.comMBS Tradebit UAB VIPSupply Wisepress LTD UK XAMOnline
Publishing type: 

Brief Wilderness

Basic Information
2140 Newport Landing
Alpharetta
Georgia
United States
30009
Contact Information
Gordon
Purkis
Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
Audio
Video
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: 
No
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
2016
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Issue Price: 
10
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
5

We’re a collection of independent writers and visual artists looking to explore the (seemingly empty) space between ourselves and the other, whether it be another person, the natural world or maybe even another plane of existence.

Send high-quality work that you don't mind someone sitting on for awhile. No SPAM. No Simo's. 

WordTech Editions

Basic Information
P.O. Box 541106
Cincinnati, OH 45254-1106
City: 
Cincinatti
State: 
Ohio
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
45254-1106
Contact Information
Kevin
Walzer
Poetry Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
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: 
Less than 3 months
Subgenres: 

Divertir Publishing

Basic Information
PO Box 232
City: 
North Salem
State: 
New Hampshire
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
03073
Contact Information
Kenneth
Tupper
Publisher
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
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

Divertir Publishing is an independent publisher located in Salem, NH. Our goal is to provide interesting and entertaining books to the world, as well as to offer new and exciting voices in the writing community the opportunity to publish their work.

Divertir Publishing is open to queries from authors. Please do not send your manuscript without first sending a query. We do not accept queries for incomplete manuscripts or novellas. In addition, we only accept submissions for short stories or poetry if they are targeted towards an upcoming collection. Finally, we do not accept submissions for erotica.

Representative Authors: 

A.J. Capper, Chris Rakunas, Darren Simon, Elizabeth Young, Jenna-Lynne Duncan, Luke Reynolds, Phil Canalin, Sarah Welsh, Suzanne van Rooyen, Tony Russo

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
3-10

Alternative Book Press

Basic Information
2 Timber Lane Suite 301
City: 
Marlboro
State: 
New Jersey
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
07746
Contact Information
Nelson
Lowhim
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
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 Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Greater than 6 months

Alternative Book Press is a new publishing company established in October 2012 by Columbia University and Cornell University graduates with the following aim in view: To identify and publish genuine, pathbreaking works reflecting alternative viewpoints far away from the huge volumes of matter in publishing today. Works that stand out. Works that are not written primarily from the point of view of sales, but rather works that will be seen 50 or 100 years from now as of lasting import.

400 word synopsis and no more than 5 pages of manuscript

Representative Authors: 

Prasanna Chandrasekhar, Aaron Grunn, AR Shane, Frank Rushton, Fanto Frunze, Alex Moty, Elizabeth Moore, R Dean Johnson, Robert K Gardner, Jim Dietz, Kathleen Xue, David Grother, Tanya Nichols, James Williams, Jude Ezeilo, Steve Romagnoli

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
7
Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Distributors: 
ABA, Ingrams
Publishing type: 

Moss

Basic Information
407 W Howe St
Seattle
Washington
United States
98119
Contact Information
Alex
Davis-Lawrence
Details
Genres Published: 
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: 
Cash
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Issues per Year: 
3
Circulation: 
2,500 to 5,000
Issue Price: 
Free to read online

Moss is a venue for showcasing and supporting writers of the Pacific Northwest, with a special focus on emerging talent and a mission of celebrating and preserving the Northwest’s robust literary culture. Moss is published online three times annually, with each volume collected in an annual print anthology. “...where place-based writing is often a buzzword, the journal provides an in-depth examination into what it means for writing to be 'Northwestern.'” —Bill Carty, City Arts

We accept fiction and non-fiction submissions on a rolling basis; response time may vary based on the issue schedule. Though we will consider pieces of any length, we prefer submissions of at least 1,800 words; shorter pieces may be paid at a reduced rate. We are not accepting poetry at this time. Submissions are limited to current residents of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and British Columbia and those with a substantial connection to the region. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable, with the condition that you notify us immediately if your piece is accepted for publication elsewhere. Please send only one submission, attached as a Word document, to mosslit [at] gmail [dot] com. Moss pays $125 for each accepted piece. We buy First Serial Rights. There is no fee to submit.

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