January 12, 2017

400 and Falling Press: Now Seeking Submissions from Emerging Authors

A brand new journal founded by two students hoping to showcase emerging authors from around the world, 400 and Falling Press is seeking poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and visual art, as well as literary and art criticism. They are searching for the next wave of artistic expression, voices that drown us in the oceanic realm of…

7 Ways To Stay Motivated In Your Writing

By Kelli Fitzpatrick A former student recently emailed me asking how I stay motivated to write. As a full-time teacher, I am under a constant barrage of demands on my attention, but writing is too important to let slip. The following are my best pieces of advice for keeping your eyes on the prize. Create…

January 9, 2017

62 Poetry Manuscript Publishers Who Do Not Charge Reading Fees

Most poetry manuscript publishers charge their readers a fee to submit. You can read about why that is the case here. This article focuses on a number of poetry manuscript publishers who do not charge submission fees to writers, which is good news for poets. This is the most complete list of poetry manuscript publishers…

January 5, 2017

Boyds Mill Press: Now Accepting Submissions

Updated July 2019 Boyds Mill Press was owned by Highlights for Children. They are an award winning publisher of children’s books. In 2019 they were sold to Kane Miller and are now known as and is now Boyds Mills & Kane. Advertisement

DIAGRAM: Open to Submissions

As our name indicates, we’re interested in representations. In naming. In indicating. In schematics. In the labeling and taxonomy of things. In poems that masquerade as stories; in stories that disguise themselves as indices or obituaries. DIAGRAM is an online literary journal that has over a million visitors per month. They have a reputation for…

January 1, 2017

How To Get Your Writing Published in 2017

We are a magazine that talks a lot about publishing, it is in our name, after all. So it might come as a surprise that I was a writer for over a decade before I realized the important role submissions play in being a writer. I don’t know why I expected an editor to arrive…