Issue Four Hundred Twelve

Alcove Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Alcove Press is a new imprint of the established publisher Crooked Lane (which is owned by Bookspan). Usually we don’t review publishers that have not been actively publishing for over a year, and Alcove released their first book in September 2020, but because they are an imprint, and one that is clearly being invested in,…

Carmina: Now Seeking Submissions

Carmina is an online journal of stories and poems inspired by myths, fairytales, folktales, and fables. They’re looking for new takes on timeless stories—reimaginings and retellings of ancient tales. They accept work inspired by all cultural backgrounds and time periods, and they publish a wide variety of styles and forms. They especially love writing that…

5 Magazines that Publish Strange Poetry

Kallie Falandays Writing poetry is just part of the process. After you write and edit, you have to think about—ya know—the publication process. Normally, you might group a series of poems and send them out to tried-and-true magazines. But not all of your poems fit neatly with what editors say they want. That cross-genre poem…