Issue Four Hundred Ninety Seven

Interlude Press and Duet Books: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Interlude Press and Duet Books for YA are boutique publishers of award-winning LGBTQ+ fiction. Books they have published have won awards, including Lambda Literary Awards, IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards, and Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards. They have also gotten lots of press coverage and accolades. They only publish fiction and are interested in…

Archetype: Now Seeking Submissions

Archetype is a selective online journal of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, helmed in Toronto, Canada. They’re looking for writing that explores the human experience with honesty and insight. They want to showcase both emerging and established authors who, “celebrate life, explore human connection, and investigate the idea of being alive.” You can read Archetype online…

How to Get the Best Feedback for Your Work

By Aliya Bree Hall After finishing a new project, whether it’s for a fiction story or article, it’s always important to get another set of eyes on your work. If you happen to have a really strong support network of other writers or colleagues, this is a great resource to tap into; however, sometimes you…

Writing Opportunities for December 2022

As 2022 nears ending, we hope you’ve been able to reach your writing and publishing goals. For these opportunities, as before, please endeavor to review and adhere to the guidelines for the respective submissions, and reach out to the organizers for any clarification. Emerging Writer Award Established in 2015, the Emerging Writer Award (formerly the…