Issue One Hundred Seven

The Top 20 Publishers for New Authors

Updated October 2020 The writing market can be overwhelming, particularly for new authors who do not have a history of past publication. It is important to note that no legitimate established presses specifically look for unpublished authors. The presses on this list were chosen because they have published a number of debut books before. Also,…

Glimmer Train: Closing to Submissions on May 31st

Glimmer Train exclusively publishes fiction. It was started by two sisters in 1999. Work originally published in Glimmer Train is represented in recent editions of the Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses, New Stories from the Midwest, The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, New Stories from the South, Best of the West, and Best American…

Edge: Now Accepting Accepting Submissions

Updated January 17th, 2022: They are now an imprint of Hades Publications. Their facebook page is still very active, but I couldn’t see any books listed that were published in the last year. This could be because their website is not ideally organized. For example, the book they have listed as most recently published was…