Issue Four Hundred Eighty

Monkfish: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Monkfish is an independent press that focuses on publishing religious, spiritual, and literary books from a diverse range of perspectives. They have published memoirs, fiction, scholarly works, and wisdom literature, which you can get a better feel for by downloading the catalog here. They publish debut authors, as well as backlist work. They are based…

The Momentist: Now Seeking Submissions

The Momentist is a new online journal publishing both translated and original-language poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. They also publish interviews, literary criticism, artwork, and art criticism. They feature both emerging and established authors. You can read the first two issues of the journal online to get a sense of their style. Both digital editions are…

12 Fellowships and Other Writing Opportunities for August 2022

The following list comprises of a wide range of opportunities for writers, some are open to all and others are limited. The opportunities are listed in order of their deadlines. The fastest approaching deadlines are listed first. Here and Now 2023 – A Collaborative Residency The Lagos International Poetry Festival and Moniack Mhor, Scotland’s Creative…

Lessons from Almost Thirty Years in the Publishing Industry

By Sheri Amsel Things are always changing. Publishing is no exception. When I published my first picture book, the publishing house handled everything. They took my manuscript and illustrations and 18 months later a hard cover book came in the mail. It was stunning – beautifully designed and printed, my story displayed in its best…