A Velvet Giant is a collective space for work that exists outside the boundaries of genre. We recognize that it can feel impossible to talk about writing without categorizing it. When we say genreless, we don’t mean apolitical. Writing...Read more
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Verdad is an online, twice-yearly literary and fine arts journal that showcases the best unpublished poetry, short stories, non-fiction and visual art that comes our way. We also offer a wide range of interviews featuring contemporary writers and...Read moreReading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31Subgenres: Cross-genre
Versal, the literary & arts journal out of Amsterdam, seeks work that is urgent, involved, and unexpected. A publication celebrating translocal intersections and cross-cultural dialogue, Versal is internationally renowned for the quality of...Read moreReading Period: Dec 5 to Jan 15
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Virga is rain that takes some cloud down with it–precipitation with parachute.
Virga is also a poetry journal. Here, we hope to publish poems that take some of the sky down to the page.
Our tastes are eclectic, but we would like to...Read moreReading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31Genre: Poetry
Visitants pop up throughout literature as ghosts, as fits of madness, and as omens. In nature, a visitant takes on a different meaning: a migratory bird that has come to a place temporarily; a cicada that rises from the soil every 17 years. Here...Read moreReading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31