Issue Four Hundred Seventy Three

PM Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Updated June 25th 2022: They are currently closed to submissions.  Please do not query or submit. PM Press is an independent, radical publisher of books and media. It was founded in 2007 by AK Press founder Ramsey Kanaan and several other members of AK Press. The goal of PM Press is to amplify the voices…

The Meadowlark Review: Now Seeking Submissions

The Meadowlark Review is a new online journal of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry published by the MFA students at the University of Wyoming. Based in the American West, The Meadowlark Review is inspired by that landscape and culture. But they especially love writing that challenges the expected Western narrative, and they also enjoy writing that’s…

Why Utilizing Authenticity Readers Enhances Characters

By Aliya Hall As writers, we are used to creating characters that have different life experiences from our own. And while there are some things we can learn through intensive research, such as historical background and different career paths, there are some things like sexuality, disability, gender and race that are much harder to accurately…