Issue Four Hundred Thirty Four

Trouble Department: Accepting Manuscript Submissions Until September 30th

Trouble Department is a small literary press, that is open to submissions through September 30th. Every year their open reading period is during the month of September. They started publishing work in 2019. Their goal is to publish 2-4 titles a year. They are based in Colorado. They do not appear to have distribution, but…

Kitchen Table Quarterly: Now Seeking Submissions

Kitchen Table Quarterly is a new online journal dedicated to exploring the personal and collective stories that create the history of each human. “Adolescent blunders, dental records, the archaic origins of long-held or long-lost traditions—we want to know all of it.” They want to explore the intersections and interactions of the cultural and personal, geographical…

How to Successfully Encourage Preorders

By Aliya Hall Preorders are an integral part of the publishing process, whether you’re publishing traditionally or indie. That said, it can be a challenge to encourage readers to order your book early instead of waiting until after its release. Preorder incentives are one way to not only draw more hype around your book, but…