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5 Paying Literary Magazines to Submit to in September 2022

Here are magazines for writers of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, and they all pay. Not all are open through the month’s end. The Bureau Dispatch They publish fiction. “We are not a spec fic journal, but our stories often contain a hint of the speculative, a dash of the intriguing. We want fiction that is…

BHC Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

BHC Press was founded in 2016 as a hybrid publisher that offered some traditional contracts, but mostly published books along a hybrid model, meaning that authors contributed money towards the publication of their book. In March of 2020 they fully eliminated hybrid publishing and transitioned fully towards being a traditional publisher (Authors Publish only reviews…

Transient: Now Seeking Submissions

Transient is a brand new online journal of poetry and artwork exploring, “the fleeting nature of beauty in our world—and how this impermanence can be simultaneously tragic and gorgeous.” They’re looking for writing that explores the liminal, paradoxical space created by duality: love and loss, darkness and light, joy and sorrow. Transient plans to publish…

How to Evaluate a Publisher for Your Book

When you’re finally ready to submit your book for publication, it can be overwhelming. There are so many publishers out there. There is so much information about some of them and so little about others. How can you check the legitimacy of a publisher if you don’t know much about the publishing industry? Even if…