May 19, 2022

Remington Review: Now Seeking Submissions

Remington Review is an established online publisher of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. They’re looking for the best up-and-coming authors in each genre. While they publish a wide variety of forms and styles, they’re looking for brave, evocative writing that elicits emotion. You can get a sense their style by reading Remington Review online. Remington Review…

Pelican Children’s Books: Now Accepting Book Queries

Pelican Children’s Books has always been an imprint of Pelican Publishing. In 2019 Arcadia Publishing purchased Pelican Publishing, and now Pelican Children’s Books is an imprint of Arcadia. Pelican Children’s Books is based in New Orleans, as it always has been, and they’ve published a lot of regional children’s books, although they are open to…

Opportunities Open to Submissions From Historically Underrepresented Voices this May

This list of publishers meet our guiding principles, but are only open to free submissions from historically underrepresented writers. Some of these publications are open to a wide range of writers including writers of color, gender non-conforming and LGBTQ+ writers, and those living with disabilities. Some have limited definitions and are only interested in work…

Why You Should Find A Writing Partner, Where To Get One, And How To Make It Work

By Nicole Bloomfield As writers, we get used to producing work under no one’s watchful eyes other than our own. It is a solitary hobby, but one that we greatly enjoy (for some, the seclusion may even be part of the appeal). However, that doesn’t mean we always need to be alone in our journey….

May 16, 2022

35 Magazines Accepting Literary Fiction

These magazines publish literary fiction. Most also accept other genres, like nonfiction and poetry, and many of them pay. Apart from the journals in this list, some other prestigious ones are also open now, including The New Yorker, One Story, The Gettysburg Review (which charges for online, but not for mailed submissions), and Cricket Media’s…

May 12, 2022

Red Dog Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Red Dog Press is a print and digital publisher based in Cheshire UK. All the books they publish are available in both formats. They are a small press that specializes in publishing thrillers, crime stories, and mysteries. They are also open to select Romance and Sci-Fi stories, but only if the story breaks traditional molds….

The Pine Cone Review: Accepting Submissions

The Pine Cone Review is a electronic literary journal founded and run by Susmita Paul, who is the Editor-in-Chief. Candice Louisa Daquin acts as the Poetry and Art Editor and Dr. Khusi Pattanayak is the Prose and Art Editor. They publish four issues a year. Two are themed, and two are not. The most recent…

Fellowships, Residencies and Writing Scholarships for May 2022

by NmaHassan Muhammad The following opportunities all have varying deadlines, most fast approaching. Altman Writers of Color Scholarship The Hudson Valley Writers Center is dedicated to supporting the voices of writers of color. The Center encourages all writers of color based in the U.S. to apply for a scholarship to courses they feel will advance…

Pursue That Grant

By Elaine Russell As a little girl I was drawn to stories. I didn’t care if my teacher was reading them to me or if my dad was. I was always captured in the imaginary tales recited to me. So naturally, I was always making up little stories for school as a kid. Truly, most…

May 9, 2022

5 Ways to Increase Your Poem’s Chance of Publication

By Stephanie Katz Writing a poem can feel magical. An idea may pop into your mind as you shop for groceries, and suddenly you’re tucked away in the cereal aisle, furiously typing a note on your phone. Or you may be wiping your kitchen counter when an old grief sneaks up on you, and you…