Natural Bridge

Basic Information
Natural Bridge
Department of English
St. Louis
Missouri
United States
63121
Contact Information
Mary
Troy
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
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
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
<p>Charles Baxter, David Haynes, Chinelo Okparanta, Timothy Liu, Joy Harjo, Michael Pritchett, and many others.</p>
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
$10 for one year; $18 for two.
Issue Price: 
$8.00
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
4-5

Natural Bridge is committed to publishing the best new writing from established as well as emerging writers.

Please include a cover letter and an SASE for reply. Electronic submission is available and encouraged. See our website for more details. Submitting online is free with a subscription of our rock bottom price of ten dollars.

Flexible Persona

Basic Information
P.O. Box 776
Troy
New York
United States
12180
Contact Information
Cheska
Lynn
Senior 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: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
2013
Distributors: 
The Flexible Persona
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Elaine Ford, Elizabeth Genovise, Cris Harris, Deb Jannerson, Leslie Johnson, Nahid Rachlin, Rush Rankin, Robert Vivian, Tim Weed
Issues per Year: 
2
Subscription Price: 
$18
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
0 – 2

The Flexible Persona is an independent magazine of writing that publishes both online and biannual print issues.

We read for engaging, character-driven fiction in which something happens. Show us the story. We are open to all genres.

We crave creative nonfiction with a clear narration that explores both the large and the small of what it means to be human. 

We also read for sharp-edged poetry.

Our annual flash fiction contest opens for entries from mid-October to mid-December, with winners and finalists announced in mid-January.

Please read your story aloud before submitting. This will help you avoid the syntactical problems that are often revealed through an oral reading. We do not charge a reading fee for mailed submissions. However, if you wish to submit electronically, there is a fee associated to alleviate the costs of our online submission manager.

Ofi Press

Basic Information
Tlalpan
Mexico City
Mexico
CP 14000
Contact Information
Jack
Little
Mr.
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: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
Luljeta Lleshanaku Rocío Cerón George Szirtes
Issues per Year: 
6
Circulation: 
2,500 to 5,000
Subscription Price: 
FREE
Issue Price: 
FREE
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
2

To promote superb work from all over the world as well as translated work from Mexican poets.

Please read our past editions to get an idea of what we like!

The Common

Basic Information
Frost Library
Amherst College
Amherst
Massachusetts
United States
01002-5000
Contact Information
Emily
Everett
Managing Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
Audio
Video
Reading Period: 
Mar 1 to Jun 1
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Cash
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
To name a few: Lauren Groff, Don Share, Major Jackson, Mary Jo Salter, Phillip Lopate, Terese Svoboda, Claire Messud, Ted Conover, David Lehman, Suketu Mehta, Teju Cole, Ilan Stavans, Sara London, Valerie Duff, Hisham Bustani, and more emerging and established authors.
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
$24.00 for print; $12 for digital
Issue Price: 
$14.00
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
Roughly 1 in 35 authors is debuted in each issue.

The Common is a print and digital literary journal published biannually, in the fall and spring. Inspired by the role of the town common, a public gathering place for the display and exchange of ideas, the Common seeks to deepen our individual and collective sense of place through bold, engaging literature and art. Issues of the Common include short stories, essays, poems, and images that embody a strong sense of place.

Please DO: Read issues of the Common before submitting; Send us your very best work; Make sure that place/location is significant in your piece before submitting. Please DO NOT: Submit conventional travel logs that simply recount travel experiences. We are looking for more thoughtful, reflective pieces in which place greatly informs the character(s)’/narrator(s)’ thoughts, decisions, perspective, etc.

PRISM International

Basic Information
Buch. E462 – 1866 Main Mall
Creative Writing Program, UBC
Vancouver
British Columbia
Canada
V6T 1Z1
Contact Information
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Cash
Issues per Year: 
4
Subscription Price: 
$35 Canada, $40 U.S.; $45 international
Issue Price: 
$12

PRISM International is a quarterly magazine whose mandate is to publish the best in contemporary writing and translation from Canada and around the world. Writing from PRISM has been featured in Best American Stories, Best American Essays and the Journey Prize Stories, amongst other noted publications. Though best known for its fiction and poetry, PRISM does not neglect the other literary arts. Creative nonfiction, drama, and translation are regular features.

Brooklyn Rail

Basic Information
253 36th Street, Ste. C304
Unit 20
Brooklyn
New York
United States
11232
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
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: 
No
Year Founded: 
2000
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
Rae Armantrout, John Ashbery, Sherman Alexie, Seamus Heaney, Mark Strand, Kathy Acker, Paul Auster, Anne Carson, Jesse Ball, Harold Pinter, Rick Moody, Charles Bernstein, Susan Daitch, Samuel R. Delany, William H. Gass, Leo Steinberg, Pierre Joris, Jhumpa Lahiri, Clayton Eshleman, Anthea Bell, Arthur Danto, Robert Pinget, Richard Sieburth, Susan Bernofsky, John Hollander, Jerome Rothenberg, Anne Waldman
Issues per Year: 
10
Circulation: 
Greater than 10,000
Issue Price: 
Free

Founded in October 2000 and currently published 10 times annually, the Brooklyn Rail provides an independent forum for arts, culture, and politics throughout New York City and far beyond.  Our journal, in addition to featuring local reporting; criticism of music, dance, film, and theater; and original fiction and poetry, covers contemporary visual art in particular depth.

Event

Basic Information
EVENT Magazine
PO Box 2503
New Westminster
British Columbia
Canada
V3L 5B2
Contact Information
Ian
Cockfield
Managing Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
E-publication
Print
Reading Period: 
Sep 1 to Jun 30
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
1971
Distributors: 
Magazines Canada, www.eventmagazine.ca
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
André Alexis Anita Rau Badami Sandra Birdsell Stephanie Bolster George Bowering Marilyn Bowering Di Brandt Tim Bowling Grant Buday Charles Bukowski Sharon Butala George Elliott Clarke Lorna Crozier Don Dickinson Esi Edugyan Bill Gaston Zsuzsi Gartner Leona Gom Kenneth J. Harvey Elizabeth Harvor Robert Hilles Jack Hodgins Greg Hollingshead Isabel Huggan Mark Anthony Jarman Janice Kulyk Keefer Zoe Landale Patrick Lane Pat Lowther Annabel Lyon Alistair MacLeod Maureen McCarthy Don McKay George McWhirter Michael Mirolla Rita Moir Lisa Moore A.F. Moritz Susan Musgrave Pablo Neruda Alden Nowlan Cynthia Ozick Gordon Pinsent Andrew Pyper Nino Ricci Leon Rooke Jay Ruzesky Diane Schoemperlen Andreas Schroeder Carol Shields Heather Spears Timothy Taylor Madeline Thien Russell Thornton Bronwen Wallace Tom Wayman Sue Wheeler Howard White George Woodcock Patricia Young Terrence Young W.D. Valgardson
Issues per Year: 
3
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
$29.95 / $54.95
Issue Price: 
$11.95
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
21-28

Fiction: We’re looking for compelling characters, plots that surprise us, narratives that move us, stories that have something new to say.

Poetry: We love poems that are lyrical without being overwrought, and are profound without being pretentious. We look for honesty of emotion, and images that arrest us.

Non-Fiction: We are looking for real-life experiences told as riveting narratives with distinct voices. We publish essays that feel artful and true. 

Your best bet at getting your work published in EVENT? Reading some of our issues. Find the current issue at Chapters, libraries or local newsstands; subscriptions and single issues in print or digital formats can also be purchased online or through our office.

Destroyer

Basic Information
Los Angeles
California
United States
90068
Contact Information
Drew
Krewer
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
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: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Representative Authors: 
Amaranth Borsuk, Kate Durbin, Brian Foley, Monica McClure, Christie Ann Reynolds, Joshua Marie Wilkinson
Issues per Year: 
2
Issue Price: 
Free

The Destroyer is a biannual online publication of text, art, and cultural commentary. We seek poetry, prose, texts with no determinate genre, video, audio, short films, and new media. We believe in an infinite universe, not in limited real estate.

Please, no cover letters or bios. Also, please wait six months from the date of our response before submitting again.

Asian American Literary Review

Basic Information
9903 Traverse Way
Fort Washington
Maryland
United States
20744
Contact Information
Lawrence-Minh
Davis
editor-in-chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
Reading Period: 
Jun 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: 
Contributor copies only
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Representative Authors: 
<p>Chang-rae Lee, Maxine Hong Kingston, Joy Kogawa, Karen Tei Yamashita, Cathy Song, Kimiko Hahn, David Mura, Pico Iyer, Rishi Reddi, Eric Gamalinda, Miguel Syjuco, Hiromi Ito, Ru Freeman, Alexander Chee, David Woo, Hasanthika Sirisena.</p>
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000

The Asian American Literary Review is a space for those who consider the designation "Asian American" a fruitful starting point for artistic vision and community. In showcasing the work of established and emerging writers, the journal aims to incubate dialogues and, just as importantly, open those dialogues to regional, national, and international audiences of all constituencies. Published biannually, AALR features fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, translations, comic art, interviews, and book reviews.

Simultaneous submissions are okay, but please indicate if you are submitting the same work elsewhere, and please notify us immediately if you place it elsewhere. Please submit work as a Microsoft Word compatible document attachment. Title the document in the following fashion: last name, first name, genre, title (e.g. Far.SuiSin.Fiction.IntheLandoftheFree). Include a brief biographical note with your query letter. Previously unpublished material only. Standard response time is 4-6 weeks, but please bear with us if we take longer to reply. Please limit submissions to 1 per calendar year.

Apple Valley Review

Basic Information
88 South 3rd Street
Suite 336
San Jose
California
United States
95113
Contact Information
Leah
Browning
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: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
<p>Do-hyeon Ahn, Laura Lee Beasley, Cameron Conaway, Vince Corvaia, Thomas Andrew Green, Matthew Grice, Barry Jay Kaplan, Keetje Kuipers, Inderjeet Mani, Robert Radin, Jessica Rafalko, Lisa Robertson, Robert Lavett Smith, Sharlene Teo, Donna Vorreyer</p>
Issues per Year: 
2
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
1%

The Apple Valley Review is an online literary journal. It is published twice annually, once in spring and once in fall. Each issue features a collection of poetry, short fiction, and essays. Our goal is to support and promote both emerging and established writers.

We prefer work that has both mainstream and literary appeal. Please do not send us strict genre fiction or erotica, work containing explicit language or violence, or work that is scholarly or critical, inspirational, or intended for children. Please note that these are purely editorial preferences. Work that is not a good fit here may be perfect for another market.

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