April 15, 2021

The Good Book Company: Now Accepting Book Proposals

“We are an evangelical publishing house that stand on the fundamental truths of the Christian faith, for example, the IFES/UCCF/Intervarsity basis of faith. We are also corporate members of the Evangelical Alliance.” As such they are not interested in views outside of the Christian Evangelical movement. However, within that area they publish resources for evangelism,…

CrossLink Publishing: Accepting Submissions

CrossLink Publishing is a small Christian publishing company. They are based in Rapid City, South Dakota. They are a subsidiary of the CrossLink family of ministries. They have distribution through Baker & Taylor, Noble Marketing, the Bowker Database and the Ingram Distribution Channel. They only work with North American authors. They publish Christian books, and…

Honeyguide: Now Seeking Submissions

Honeyguide is dedicated to exploring the relationship between humans and animals. They publish fiction, nonfiction, and poetry about the human-animal bond, and they’re also interested in writing that gives voice to the animal perspective. They’re not looking for simple, sappy animal stories. They want layered, nuanced writing that explores the complexities of human-animal relationships. Honeyguide…

April 12, 2021

Where to Submit Your Haiku and Other Japanese Poems in English

Zebulon Huset There has been a lot written about the haiku and Japanese forms in English—some love the elegant poetic forms while others find them ‘simplistic’ or too short. I like Haiku Journal’s description of what they want from a submission: “Simplicity is the key here. Keep it simple and beautiful. Haiku should seem to…

April 8, 2021

Deep Vellum: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Deep Vellum is a press based in Dallas. They describe themselves as the “heart and soul of the Dallas literary community”. They were founded in 2013 and initially just published works in translation. Now they publish fiction, nonfiction, poetry in English and works in translation that fall into any of the previous categories. As of…

Stick Figure Poetry: Now Seeking Submissions

Stick Figure Poetry is an online poetry journal founded by Mary Meuser Memorial Library. They aim to use poetry to create community by hosting a monthly open mic and poetry salon. Right now, the free event takes place via Zoom, and it’s frequented by poets, laureates, and teachers from across the United States.  The poetry…

One Publication Is All You Need

By Olaitan French Not all publications will give you the fulfillment you seek. Not all will walk with you through your writing journey. And the fact is, you don’t need all; you need just one. That one publication is the reason most writers are more intentional in their relationships with the editors and journals that…

April 5, 2021

33 Themed Calls for Submissions for April 2021

There are 33 themed calls for fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, including 13 themed contests. Some of the themes are: generations; climate change; gaslamp fantasy; art; ocean animals; asinine assassins; cryptids emerging; winter wonders; sleep and dreams (as related to fairy tales); and consequences of war. All but one pay cash for submissions. Also see this…

April 1, 2021

Deep Desires Press: Now Seeking Manuscript Submissions

Deep Desires is a press that publishes Romance and Erotic Romance. Deep Desires Press was founded 2016 by a group of authors and editors, including bestselling erotica author Cameron D. James, in addition to editors that have worked on bestselling erotica and erotic romance books. The founders also have substantial self-publishing experience. As they put…

Montana Mouthful: Now Seeking Submissions

Montana Mouthful publishes short fiction, nonfiction, and poetry—just a mouthful at a time. Launched by a small collective of Montanan authors, this digital and print journal has grown to include work from around the globe. They publish both emerging and established authors. Montana Mouthful publishes three issues each year. They offer a free digital edition,…