Roanoke Review

Basic Information
Roanoke College / 221 College Ln
Miller Hall
Salem
Virginia
United States
24153
Contact Information
Mary
Crockett Hill
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Audio
Reading Period: 
Sep 1 to Jan 1
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Year Founded: 
1967
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
26% to 50%
Representative Authors: 
<p>Lee Upton, David Huddle, Patricia Smith, Robert Morgan, Jesse Graves, Adrian Blevins</p>
Issues per Year: 
1 issue annually
Circulation: 
2,500 to 5,000
Subscription Price: 
free
Issue Price: 
free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
1-5

We publish 3-6 featured pieces every two weeks--focusing primarily on poetry, creative nonfiction, and fiction.

Our digital gallery publishes photo essays, visual poetry, and artists from southwestern Virginia.

On occasion, we invite authors published with Roanoke Review to contribute podcast readings and interviews.

Roanoke Review was founded in 1967 by Pulitzer prize-winning poet Henry Taylor at Roanoke College, where it remains to this day. For the past fifty years, the Review has promoted both established writers and new voices. We seek to be an accessible read, intent on publishing down-to-earth writers with a sense of place, a sense of language, and—perhaps most importantly—a sense of humor.

Love what you send us. We hope we will, too.

Deluge (Radioactive Moat Press)

Basic Information
Contact Information
Paul
Cunningham
Managing Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
E-publication
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
Year Founded: 
2009
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Representative Authors: 
Paul Cunningham
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
2,500 to 5,000
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
14-20

Radioactive Moat Press began in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is a nonprofit literary arts organization featuring a bi-annually published electronic journal and a press that specializes in print and electronic chapbooks. Its inaugural publication, Radioactive Moat, was founded in 2009 and concluded in the spring of 2013. In September of 2013, Radioactive Moat was succeeded by new online bi-annual publication called Deluge.

It is highly recommended that you read an issue of Radioactive Moat or Deluge before submitting your work for consideration.

Sequestrum

Basic Information
The Editors
Iowa City
Iowa
United States
52240
Contact Information
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: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Cash
Representative Authors: 
<p>Early contributors include Brian Doyle, Jacob M. Appel, R.T. Smith, Eric Pankey, Rebecca Cook, Laurie Frankel, Devin Murphy, Adam Mcomber, Judy Kronenfeld, Sandra Kohler, Ken Fifer, Charles Rafferty, Emma Bolden, and many more; all of whom equally represent the unique voice of Sequestrum. Featured writers of the Best American anthologies, Guggenheim Fellows, Pulitzer Prize nominees, editors of major periodicals, award-winning novelists, and many emerging and even first-time writers. </p>
Issues per Year: 
4
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
$2.50
Issue Price: 
$2.50
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
1-2

Sequestrum publishes new, emerging, and internationally-acclaimed writers of short fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and cross-genre. All publications are paired with a unique visual component with the goal of fostering and exposing our writers to a large literary audience. We seek innovative contemporary literature with an honest voice which grows from a vision and passion for craft.

We seek concise, evocative writing without regard to any particular school of poetry or fiction. Visit our archives for an idea of editorial focus. Successful writers are prolific readers.

New Rivers Press

Basic Information
1104 7th Ave. S.
c/o Minnesota State University Moorhead
City: 
Moorhead
State: 
Minnesota
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
56563
Contact Information
Suzzanne
Kelley
Managing Editor
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
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

New Rivers Press is interested in literary work of every character, but especially in diverse work that's aesthetically challenging and has a social conscience. Our Many Voices Project competition (Sept. 15 - Nov. 1) seeks the best new literary prose and poetry from new and emerging writers. Our Electronic Book Series (July 1 – Sept. 1) seeks manuscripts in popular fiction genres. During open submissions (May), we are interested in reading the best work from writers in all stages of their careers. Founded in New York in 1968, the not-for-profit Press has now published over 330 books.

Make sure to send mss. to the appropriate competition (MVP, Electronic Book Series, American Fiction) and to check deadlines and guidelines. We read general submissions in May and June.

Representative Authors: 

Elizabeth Searle, Clint McCown, Michael Hettich, Ed Bok Lee, Chris Belden, Debra Marquart, David Haynes, Jim Sallis, Heid Erdrich.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
3-4

Toad Press

Basic Information
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City: 
Claremont
State: 
California
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
91711
Contact Information
Genevieve
Kaplan
editor
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Oct 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

The Toad Press International Chapbook Series publishes contemporary, exciting, beautiful, odd, and avant-garde chapbook-length translations of poetry and prose.

We publish translations only.

Please take a look at our current publications (and consider purchasing one or more of our books) before submitting.

Representative Authors: 

Justyna Bargielska/Katarzyna Szuster, Victoria Estol/Seth Michelson, Víctor Rodríguez Núñez/Katherine M. Hedeen, Ioan Flora/Adam J. Sorkin & Elena Borta, Eduardo Milan/Leora Fridman, Jose Eugenio Sanchez/Anna Rosen Guercio, Jorg Fauser/Mark Terrill, Vicente Huidobro/Nathan Hoks, Bertolt Brecht/Justin Vicari, Rolf Dieter Brinkmann/Mark Terrill, Mariana Marin/Adam J. Sorkin & Daniela Hurezanu, Grzegorz Wroblewski/Adam Zdrodowski, Rafael Ballesteros/Steven J. Stewart,Martial/George Held, Johann Hjalmarsson/C.M.Burawa, Tristan Tzara/Nick Moudry

Graywolf Press

Basic Information
250 Third Avenue North
Suite 600
City: 
Minneapolis
State: 
Minnesota
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
55401
Contact Information
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes

Graywolf Press is a leading independent publisher committed to the discovery and energetic publication of contemporary American and international literature. We champion outstanding writers at all stages of their careers to ensure that diverse voices can be heard in a crowded marketplace.

Graywolf Press is a literary press that publishes about thirty books annually, mostly collections of poetry, memoir, essays, novels, and short stories. Our editors are looking for high quality literary fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that combines a distinct voice with a distinct vision.

Representative Authors: 

Vijay Seshadri, Percival Everett, Tracy K. Smith, Tony Hoagland, Claudia Rankine, Benjamin Percy, Sven Birkerts, Per Petterson, Linda Gregg, Tiphanie Yanique, Leslie Jamison, Ander Monson, J. Robert Lennon, Robert Boswell, Alyson Hagy, Mary Jo Bang, Kevin Barry, Geoff Dyer, Deborah Baker, Josh Cohen, J. Robert Lennon, Steve Stern

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
3 on average

Wave Books

Basic Information
1938 Fairview Avenue East
Suite 201
City: 
Seattle
State: 
Washington
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
98102
Contact Information
Heidi
Broadhead
Managing Editor
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
No
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No

Wave Books is an independent poetry press based in Seattle, Washington, dedicated to publishing the best in contemporary poetry, poetry in translation, and writing by poets. The press was founded in 2005, merging with established publisher Verse Press. By publishing strong innovative work in finely crafted trade editions and hand-made ephemera, we hope to continue to challenge the values and practices of readers and add to the collective sense of what’s possible in contemporary poetry.

Wave Books is not currently accepting any unsolicited manuscripts. We do occasionally have open reading periods, so please check our submissions page for updates. Please note that we do publish fiction, essays, and criticism but only by poets or related to poetry. Please do not email us outside of our open reading period.

Representative Authors: 

Joshua Beckman, Anselm Berrigan, Garrett Caples, CAConrad, Michael Earl Craig, Timothy Donnelly, Lisa Fishman, John Godfrey, Christian Hawkey, Caroline Knox, Noelle Kocot, Dorothea Lasky, Anthony McCann, Chelsey Minnis, Eileen Myles, Maggie Nelson, Hoa Nguyen, Geoffrey Nutter, Geoffrey G. O'Brien, Matthew Rohrer, Mary Ruefle, Rod Smith, Susie Timmons, Joe Wenderoth, Dara Wier, Jon Woodward, Rachel Zucker

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
none

Poor Claudia

Basic Information
2011 SE Taylor St.
City: 
Portland
State: 
Oregon
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
97214
Contact Information
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
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

Poor Claudia annually publishes three print series: Signature, Folio, and Timeworm, as well as hypertext through our online series Crush, Phenome and 10 Sources. We primarily publish poetry from both established and emerging writers, but accept literary art in various forms/genres.

Submissions to Poor Claudia are managed by Submittable. Guidelines are provided through each of our series’ Submittable gateways.

Omnidawn Publishing

Basic Information
1632 Elm Avenue
City: 
Richmond
State: 
California
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
94805-1614
Contact Information
Rusty
Morrison
co-publisher
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
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: 
3 to 6 months
Subgenres: 

Black Lawrence Press

Basic Information
326 Bigham Street
City: 
Pittsburgh
State: 
Pennsylvania
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
15211
Contact Information
Diane
Goettel
Executive Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
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

Black Lawrence Press seeks to publish intriguing books of literature: novels, short story collections, poetry, and translations (from the German). We hold open reading periods during the months of June and November. We also hold several contests each year.

Black Lawrence is a selective press. Number of previous publications is unimportant; what matters is the quality of the work. Please send your best work. Black Lawrence Press only accepts submissions via Submittable.

Representative Authors: 

Fiction: Jacob M. Appel, Marcel Jolley, Christopher Torockio, Jen Michalski, Tracy DeBrincat
Poetry: Abayomi Animashaun, Mary Biddinger, Bruce Cohen, Matthew Gavin Frank, Brent Goodman, Laura McCullough, Marc McKee, Frank Montesonti, Charlotte Pence, Kevin Pilkington, Marcela Sulak, Michele Battiste, Sarah Suzor
Multiple Genres: TJ Beitelman, Helen Marie Casey, B.C. Edwards, Carol Guess, Daniele Pantano, David Rigsbee, Joe Wilkins

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
4-8

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