Issue Four Hundred Fifty Eight

Headpress: Now Accepting Manuscript Proposals

Headpress was established in 1991 although the publishing arm wasn’t active till 1992, according to their FAQ. Headpress focuses on publishing nonfiction. The subject matter they publish varies widely. They say “When Headpress first started, much of this was considered the counterculture. Now it is pop culture.” They publish work on cult film, strange music,…

Bluestem: Now Seeking Submissions

UPDATE: As of March 30th, their website is working again. Their Submittable is capped at 200 submissions per genre per month. They reached these caps and are now closed, but plan to reopen in the summer. Bluestem is a well-established online journal produced by the English Department of Eastern Illinois University. While they publish writers…

10 Literary Scholarship, Residency, and Grant Opportunities in March

By NmaHassan Muhammad The following opportunities have different requirements and limitations, so please read the details carefully before submitting. We wish our readers the best of luck! Highlights Foundation New Scholarships Highlights Foundation have put a new, streamlined process in place for scholarship applications and will award more than $75,000 in scholarships in 2022. The…

Writing Book Reviews to Promote Your Own Books

By Emily-Jane Hills Orford If you’ve written and published a book, you know the importance of book reviews, both good and bad (yes, bad reviews are important, too). But did you know that writing reviews of books you’ve read and publishing them on various sites is a great way to promote your own book(s)? It…