July 31, 2014

7 Chapbook Publishers

We recently published an article about chapbooks, titled The Case for Chapbooks. If you have not read it already, you should before starting this article. When we published The Case for Chapbooks, I received a number of questions from writers about chapbook publishers and how to find them. Unfortunately most of listings of chapbooks publishers…

Persea Books: Accepting Book Manuscript Queries

Persea Books is an independent book publisher based out of New York that was established in the 1970s. Since then they have gained a reputation for publishing thoughtful books in a variety of literary genres. They have an extensive catalog and fairly good distribution. You can often find their books in bookstores, libraries, schools, and…

Quote of the Week


The Book That Changed Your Life

Congratulations to the winners of this week’s writing contest! They are listed below. But first, a bit about our contest series. Every week we are going to have a contest on our Facebook Page. The contests will change from week to week, but the winners will always be published in the magazine. The contest winner…

July 30, 2014

Black Fox Literary Magazine: Now Accepting Submissions

              Black Fox Literary Magazine is a print and online publication of fiction, poetry, and non-fiction. They publish many forms and styles of work in all genres, but they especially like to publish styles of fiction that tend to be under-represented in literary journals, such as mystery, crime, romance,…

July 28, 2014

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July 24, 2014

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Reviews for Your Book

Recent controversies over reviews for books bandy about the idea that reviews are now only gimmicks for marketing purposes, due to their lack of quality and the ease with which anyone can rate a book. With a limited number of traditionally published books being reviewed by presses like the New York Times and Quill &…

The Monarch Review: Now Accepting Submissions

The Monarch Review is an online and print journal founded on the culture of Seattle’s Monarch Apartments, a home for artists and thinkers of all kinds. Like the Monarch Apartments, the review aims to support a culture of creative exploration by making a meeting ground for emerging and established writers. They publish poetry, fiction, non-fiction,…

Writing Prompt: Coffee Poem

The prompt this week is a little different. Your challenge is to write a poem about coffee. Although there is one tiny catch. You can never use the words coffee, beans, black, milky, cafe,  or caffeine in this poem. You must convey the idea of coffee, of drinking it, without ever mentioning these words. Obviously,…