Issue Two Hundred Sixty Eight

Able Muse: Seeking Manuscript Submissions Until July 15th

Able Muse is a small literary press that has one free reading period every year, from 1st May through 15th July. They also publish a literary journal, and they host a number of contests every year. They publish poetry and fiction primarily, and they will consider non-fiction as long as you query first. Most of…

DAW: Now Open to Manuscript Submissions

UPDATED September 2022: They have a new webpage no longer directly on the Penguin Random House website (although they are still an imprint): https://astrapublishinghouse.com/imprints/daw-books/. They no longer appear to be open to direct submissions. I will update if that changes. DAW is an imprint of Penguin that is open to manuscript submissions from authors without…

The Capra Review: Now Seeking Submissions

Established in 2014, The Capra Review is an online journal of fiction, nonfiction, and art. They publish a wide variety of forms and styles for a broad audience. The editors of The Capra Review view their work as a dare—they dare you to read closely and uncover their buried obsessions, or yours. The Capra Review…

Lions and Tigers and Agents, Oh My! Listings of Literary Agents

By Alex J. Coyne Not all authors make use of literary agents to get their work out there. But it helps. If you want to get a way in with certain publishers, if you want to get your fiction read by the overseas market, even if you have high hopes and you’re shooting for a…