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11:11 Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

11: 11 Press is an independent literary publisher based in Minneapolis, MN that was founded in 2018. They publish a wide range of literature but are currently only open to submissions for their fiction series, Nothing Exists Alone. This is how they describe the series: “Expanding on our catalog of risk-taking work, this fiction series…

Moss Puppy Magazine: Now Seeking Submissions

Moss Puppy Magazine is a new online and print publisher of fiction, creative nonfiction, flash writing, and poetry. Right now through April 1 they’re seeking submissions for their upcoming edition themed “Puppy Love.” They’re looking for writing about romance and, “what makes your heart howl.” In general, Moss Puppy is looking for unexpected and thoroughly…

8 Funding Opportunities for Writers this February 2022

by NmaHassan Muhammad Below are a number of funding opportunities for writers that are open to submissions. If a deadline is known, it is included. Whale Rock Workshops’ 2022 Diversity Grant  Whale Rock Workshops is working in conjunction with Greatest Stories Never Told (501c3) to offer BIPOC and other under-represented students full tuition coverage to…

Two New Resources to Find Literary Journals to Submit to

If you are seeking different literary journals to submit to, there are two great new places to find journals to submit to. One of these is a database, and the other is a Substack newsletter. A database: chill subs chill subs is a new sortable database of places one can submit to. As the name…

Literary Journals: A Great Way to Promote Your Book

A literary journal is an online or print periodical devoted to literature. Literary journals usually publish short stories, poetry, and essays. Most focus on general literature, but there are others with more specialized interests such as science fiction, children’s literature, horror, and mystery. Some are just focused on a specific subject matter. For example, there…