Issue Five Hundred Eleven

Artemesia Publishing: Now Accepting Manuscript Proposals

Artemesia Publishing was founded in 2004, and they describe themselves as a micro-publisher. Although based on the titles section of their website they publish work at the rate of one title per month, which is actually a lot more than many other small presses. They started out focused on nonfiction, particularly inspirational stories, but have…

The Sprawl Mag: Now Seeking Submissions

The Sprawl is a new online literary magazine of speculative poetry and fiction. They publish a wide range of speculative writing including sci-fi, fantasy, magical realism, and dystopia/utopia. They pay contributors $20 CAD for each published piece, and are accepting submissions until 2 April 2023. The inaugural edition of The Sprawl Mag features writing from…

The Importance of Reading Debut Novels

A debut novel is the first novel published by a writer. When one is attempting to find an agent and publisher for their own first novel, it is very important to read debut novels by other writers to see what is being published now. Older, established novelists like Margret Atwood and John Irving are going…

Opportunities for Historically Underrepresented Authors this March

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….

11:11 Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

11: 11 Press is an independent literary publisher based in Minneapolis, MN that was founded in 2018. They publish a wide range of literature but are currently only open to submissions for their fiction series Nothing Exists Alone. This is how they describe the series: “Expanding on our catalog of risk-taking work, this fiction series…