January 28, 2021

Letter from the Editor

Dear Subscribers, Today I am sending the 400th issue of Authors Publish Magazine. I first started Authors Publish eight years ago. Our first issue went out to 12 subscribers. This issue will be received by over 160,000 people. When I first started submitting to literary journals over a decade ago, a lot of the websites…

26 International Literary Journals

The bulk of the journals we review are based in North America, with a smattering in the UK. Although we sometimes seek out and include international journals, the bulk of the journals we’ve reviewed are in these two regions. All of the journals in this list are not in either of these regions. They span…

Announcing the Fifth Recipient of the Authors Publish Fund for Literary Journals

In September 2020 we started a new fund for literary journals. You can learn all about this fund here. We selected the recipient of the fund using a random number generator. We are happy to announce that Sienna Solstice is the fifth recipient of our fund and will receive 150 (US) dollars. Sienna Solstice “is…

January 25, 2021

90 Poetry Manuscript Publishers Who Do Not Charge Reading Fees

Most traditional 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 longest and most accurate list of…

January 21, 2021

Santa Monica Press: Now Accepting Book Proposals

Santa Monica Press was established in 1993 and initially focused only on publishing non-fiction with a focus on regional books. They’ve since expanded, and they now publish within the follow categories: Biography & Memoir, California, Film, Theater, & TV, Humor, Music, Pop Culture, Reference & Social Sciences, Sports, Travel as well as Young Adult Fiction…

Awakened Voices Magazine: Now Seeking Submissions

Awakened Voices Magazine is a digital publication of literary and visual art made by survivors of sexual violence. The magazine is part of a program in Chicago that makes survivor art visible through both a gallery showcase and an online presence.  The program provides, “a safe space and supportive community for survivors who wish to…

Writing a Non-Fiction Book in an Established Series

By Ellen Levitt The publishing world has many interesting non-fiction book series that have multiple titles, and they often look to expand their catalogues. If you would enjoy writing a title about travel and touring, a how-to manual, a book of music instruction, a cookbook or many other topics, there are a wide variety of…

January 18, 2021

20 Speculative Fiction Markets Open in January 2021

These are markets of speculative fiction, and they’re open now for submissions. A few also accept other genres, like nonfiction and poetry. Many of them pay writers. They are listed in no particular order. Diabolical PlotsThey publish science fiction, fantasy and horror (up to 3,500 words). Feel free to mix in other genres with these,…

January 14, 2021

Mills & Boon: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Mills & Boon is a romance imprint of British publisher Harlequin UK, and like Harlequin in the US, it is now an imprint of HarperCollins. Mills & Boon was founded in 1908 by Gerald Rusgrove Mills and Charles Boon as a general publisher, and it has gone through a lot of changes over the years,…

Trampoline: Now Seeking Submissions

Helmed in New Orleans, this new weekly online poetry journal is looking for poems that are both beautiful and unconventional. They want powerful, heartfelt poems, “poems of anger and light.” They aim to publish a wide variety of forms and styles, from lyrical to experimental. They also publish narrative poetry, as well as poetry that…