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, and The Gettysburg Review (which charges for online, but not for mailed submissions). Most, but…

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…

May 5, 2022

5 Paying Literary Magazines to Submit to in May 2022

These magazines pay for fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. They are a mix of literary and genre markets. One Story They publish one short story per issue. They want literary fiction; “We are looking for stories that leave readers feeling satisfied and are strong enough to stand alone.” They accept translations, as well. Regarding reprints, if…

Interpret Magazine: Now Seeking Submissions

Interpret Magazine is a unique bilingual French and English literary journal that publishes fiction and poetry. What makes them so unique is not just that your work will be printed in English and French, but they are also open to submissions in any language from anywhere in the world. According to their guidelines, “Our editors…

Lion Hudson: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Lion Hudson is an imprint of SPCK Group, which bills itself as “More than a publisher. More than a charity.’” SPCK is the largest Christian publisher in the UK. They describe themselves as being passionate about turning the tide of secularization. Lion Hudson describes itself as “publish(ing) books and other media for children and adults…

Typos as Moral Failure: Persistent Gatekeeping in Writing

In the nine years I’ve worked for Authors Publish we’ve received many kind emails about typos, grammatical errors, and other related issues. We are always grateful to hear from people who point out a mistake we made in a thoughtful way. Even a “heads up, you meant to write rain and actually wrote reign”, is…