Issue Four Hundred Thirty

Roxane Gay Books: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Roxane Gay Books is a new imprint of Grove Atlantic. Roxane Gay has written about this new imprint here. Roxane Gay is the award-winning and bestselling author of a number of books including Hunger and Bad Feminist. She’s a respected essayist, professor of writing, and one of the original co-founders of PANK.  Roxane Gay Books is…

Always Crashing: Now Seeking Submissions

Always Crashing is a magazine of experimental poetry and prose. They also publish “nameless things around and in-betweens,” such as collages and videos, and “labyrinths, manifestos” and “the generically transgressive.” You can get a sense of their edgy aesthetic by reading the journal online. Based in Chicago and Pittsburgh, Always Crashing has been published in…

5 Types of Editing That May Help Your Manuscript

By Zenstateofmind  Editing is part of the writing process. It is something every writer must do in order to polish their work and help readers connect with the stories they are telling. Editing takes many forms, some focusing on the story on the sentence level, and others from an overarching structural level. Below I break…