Issue Four Hundred Forty Seven

Feral House: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Feral House is a small independent publisher based in Port Townsend, Washington state. They were founded in 1989 by Adam Parfrey who has since passed away. They publish unique and unusual nonfiction and they are particularly interested in documenting cultural movements. They publish memoirs, biographies, and many other works of nonfiction including history not found…

Aniko Press Flash Fiction Competition: Now Seeking Submissions

Aniko Press, based in Australia, is an independent publisher of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. They aim to showcase new voices and to promote emerging authors. Right now through December 31, they’re accepting submissions for their Summer Flash Fiction Competition (it’s summer in Australia). The theme of the contest is “Delight.” The editors at Aniko…

5 Benefits of Joining a Writers’ Group and 6 Considerations When Selecting One

by Robert Villanueva Joining a writers’ group might be intimidating and finding the right one can take a little effort, but the benefits of doing so can be worth it. As founder/facilitator of The Bard’s Corner Writers’ Group in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, I have witnessed members, including myself, reap these benefits firsthand. Here are five benefits…