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Cider Mill Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Proposals

Cider Mill Press is an independent publisher of cookbooks,  humor books, children’s books and a variety of nonfiction related to alcohol.  Most of what they publish could be loosely categorized as “gift books”. They are based out of the Maine in the United States. They do not accept unsolicited fiction submissions, but are open to…

Invisible City: Now Seeking Submissions

Invisible City is an online journal of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, produced by the MFA in Writing Program at the University of San Francisco. They like writing that, “makes the unseen seen, examining the world through previously unconsidered perspectives and angles.” They especially like to showcase emerging authors, and authors who identify with underrepresented groups….

21 Opportunities Writers for October 2022

This is a list of opportunities for writers, including a free writers conference in Japan, a job opening for an editorial assistant, many fellowships, and other great opportunities. Please note that some deadlines are fast approaching. The 2023 Open City Fellowship The Open City Fellowship is a unique opportunity for six emerging Asian American, Muslim,…

An Accidental Novelist

By Sarah Martin Of all the different kinds of writing I’ve practised over the years, novel writing is the most exhilarating. That’s partly because things don’t always turn out the way you planned. My writing life began with school reports where careful diplomacy ran a fine line between avoiding motherhood statements or being hurtful, and…