Issue Four Hundred Eighteen

Pavilion Books: Now Accepting Manuscript Proposals

Pavilion Books is an independent London-based publisher that specializes in illustrated books. They have international distribution. They have a number of imprints and between them they publish 150 books per year. Much of what they publish has to do with craft, cooking, children, and textile art. You can learn more about the different imprints here….

Poetic Sun: Now Accepting Submissions

Poetic Sun is a new literary journal managed by Shi Yang Su and Jia Ning Ran. This is what the say they are looking for: “Wild Fantasy and Dark Dreams. Give us your whimsical whims and share us your highs and lows. We want everything from you, your flash poems and classic writings.” Because they…

5 Paying Literary Markets to Submit to in June 2021

These magazines pay for fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. They are a mix of literary and genre markets. The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts This magazine publishes “fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, mixed media, visual arts, and even kitchen sinks, if they are compressed in some way.” They also have a section called Topical Tuesdays, where they…

A Warning Against Contributory Contracts

By Rumbidzai Whena The publisher listed here is renamed, but it is one of the many publishers on Writer Beware Thumbs Down list. Contributory. An adjective, stemming from the word contribute, meaning to give something which will become part of a greater whole. Morally, contributions show a unity of purpose, a togetherness of sorts. It…