April 28, 2022

Tin House: Accepting Manuscript Submissions Soon

Tin House is an established and respected small press. They used to be responsible for one of the most respected and established literary journals, although that closed a few years ago. They still run residencies, workshops, and bookstore in Portland, Or. They still publish a wide variety of respected and admired books, including some bestsellers….

Uncanny Magazine: Opening for Novella Submissions

Uncanny Magazine is an established and respected publisher of science fiction and fantasy, that focuses on publishing diverse work from writers “of every conceivable background”. They generally publish prose and poetry, although for their upcoming submission window from the 1st through the 15th of May they will only be open to Novella submissions. We are…

Sourcebooks Horror: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

We’ve reviewed Sourcebooks before here, and their Romance imprint here. However recently they’ve have started a horror imprint that is consistently open to submissions. Because so many small horror presses open and close in a matter of years, this new imprint stood out, because of the overall stability of Sourcebooks. I checked on the page…

Afternoon Visitor: Now Seeking Submissions

Afternoon Visitor is an online quarterly publication of poetry, hybrid text, visual poetry, and visual art. They are based in Iowa City and were founded in 2020. They say that they are looking for “accidental visitors, harbingers, and spectres.” They also say, “We’re particularly interested in giving space to trans + queer writers in every…

How I Published My Debut Book – Into the Dragon’s Lair: A Supernatural History of Wales

By Chris Saunders I’ll always remember the expression on the teacher’s face when I told him I wanted to be a writer. It was a look of amusement and mild shock, with maybe a touch of sympathy. Years later, it dawned on me that he probably thought I was being sarcastic. I wasn’t. I was…

Announcing The Spring Recipients of Authors Publish Fund for Literary Journals

In September 2020, we started a new fund for literary journals. You can learn about this fund here. We selected the recipient of the fund using a random number generator. We are announcing the winners of the April, May, and June funds today. Due to a high rate of non-responses from literary journals that have…

April 25, 2022

50 Literary Journals and Magazines Open to Genre Work

Most literary journals are interested in literary work, by which they mean, not genre work. The definition of genre is a category of artistic composition, as in music or literature, characterized by similarities in form, style, or subject matter. However, in the context of writing, genre can refer to poetry, prose or nonfiction in terms…

April 21, 2022

Woodhall Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Woodhall Press is a small press. They publish fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. They are distributed by IPG. They have a detailed staff page, and some of their staff members do have an excellent track record, albeit in different markets. They seem to actively promote their own books, through events and social media. Their covers are…

(mac)ro(mic): Now Accepting Submissions

(mac)ro(mic) is an online journal that specializes in flash fiction and flash nonfiction. They only publish work that is 1,000 words or fewer, and they pay $15 per piece. Their website is basic, but well-designed, and visually orientated. Each published piece is accompanied by a photograph. You should read a few pieces here, before submitting,…

How to Use YouTube to Promote Your Writing

By Esther Muchene When people think about social media to promote their businesses, usually the last thing that comes to mind is YouTube. The thought of being in front of a camera is not everyone’s cup of tea and understandably so. I mean, you probably write to stay behind the scenes, not be in front…