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PM Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Updated June 25th 2022: They are currently closed to submissions.  Please do not query or submit. PM Press is an independent, radical publisher of books and media. It was founded in 2007 by AK Press founder Ramsey Kanaan and several other members of AK Press. The goal of PM Press is to amplify the voices…

The Meadowlark Review: Now Seeking Submissions

The Meadowlark Review is a new online journal of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry published by the MFA students at the University of Wyoming. Based in the American West, The Meadowlark Review is inspired by that landscape and culture. But they especially love writing that challenges the expected Western narrative, and they also enjoy writing that’s…

Why Utilizing Authenticity Readers Enhances Characters

By Aliya Hall As writers, we are used to creating characters that have different life experiences from our own. And while there are some things we can learn through intensive research, such as historical background and different career paths, there are some things like sexuality, disability, gender and race that are much harder to accurately…

Kaleidotrope: Now Seeking Submissions

Kaleidotrope is an established online magazine of speculative fiction and poetry. Although they mostly publish science fiction, fantasy, and horror, they’re open to other writing that blurs these genre boundaries or falls outside of these categories. You can read Kaleidotrope for free online to get a sense of what they publish. Kaleidotrope has been published…

Haunt Publishing: Accepting Manuscript Queries Until July 1st

Haunt Publishing is a small Scotland-based press founded in 2018 that focuses on publishing Gothic, Horror and Dark fiction. They are searching for work that is “unputdownable.” They are open to novel submissions through 1st July 2022. They’ve historically published one book a year, but this year they are planing to publish two. You can…

Four Paths to Launching a Successful Writing Career

By Abdulraheem Jameel Ango A writing career can be exciting and rewarding. Nevertheless, venturing into the writing space can also be laborious, with a lot of hard work to be put in before you get established; and the odds are highly stacked. However, it need not be all tedium. Here are four paths to follow…

57 Opportunities Open to Submissions From Historically Underrepresented Voices this June

This list of publishers meet our guiding principles, but are only open to free submissions from historically underrepresented writers or focus on publishing content produced  by 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….

Gollancz: Seeking Manuscript Queries This Month Only

Gollancz is an established UK-based publisher of science fiction, fantasy novels, and horror novels that is now an imprint of Hachette. They only publish worked aimed at adults. They have good distribution within the UK and have excellent covers. They have published many well known books including The Witcher series, NOS4A2, and The Mistborn Trilogy….

Able Muse: Seeking Manuscript Submissions Until July 15th

Able Muse is a small literary press that has one free reading period every year, from 1st May through 15th July. They also publish a literary journal, and they host a number of contests every year. They publish poetry and fiction primarily, and they will consider non-fiction as long as you query first. Most of…

Isele Magazine: Now Seeking Submissions

Isele Magazine is an online publication with an impactful mission: “We publish writers and artists who hold a mirror to our society, who challenge conventional expectations about ways of being, how to be, and who decides who should be.” They believe that literature plays a powerful role in shaping our thoughts and ideas, and uplifting…

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