Publishing Directories - Literary Magazines - General Publishers - e-Book & Online Publishers - Sci-fi, Fantasy, Horror Publishers - Romance Publishers
- places for writers:Resources for Canadian (and international) writers, updated daily with contests, calls for submission, and other literary tidbits.
- Newpages.com:Good source of information on independent publishers, literary magazines, and online literary magazines.
- Everyone Who's Anyone:Addresses and emails of top US adult trade editors and publishers.
- Publisher's Catalogue:More than 7,700 publishers sorted by geography and genre.
- Publisher's in the Yahoo Directory:Organized by genre.
- Top 100 Independent Book Publishers:As determined by John Krenner, author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Book.
- Links: Book Publishers:A directory that links to direcetories of book publishers. Lots of info and links.
- Short Story and e-Zine Publishers:Links to some e-zine and shorty story publishers.
- AcqWeb:System designed for librarians but provides good info on different publishers.
- Zeal.com:List of e-book publishers.
- Spicy Green Iguana:Site with over 588 links to SF, Horror, and Fantasy magazines that you can submit work to.
- Everyone Who's Anyone in Adult Trade Publishing and Tinseltown Too:A free, online directory of around 6,000 of the top literary and talent agents, editors, publishers and movie producers in the US, UK, Tinseltown and Canada, including e-mail and website addresses, occasional candid correspondence and links to interviews and pictures.
- The Market List: A Writer's Market Resource for Genre Fiction.
- Ralan's Webstravaganza: List of submission site by genre as well as response times the author has experienced.
- Storypilot:Science Fiction & Fantasy Market Search Engine.
- Writer's Digest 2003 Fiction 30 Listings:A bit dated but short-story submission markets are still relevant today.
- Lit Mag Index: Comprehensive index of lit mags to submit work to.
- Save Our Short Story: List of short story "calls for submission" from project aimed to revitalize the short story.
- Absinthe: New European Writing We publish original translations into English of work by European writers.
- Alimentum Journal We're seeking fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry all around the subject of food.
- AGNI: AGNI Online is the electronic complement to the acclaimed literary magazine published at Boston University. It publishes new fiction, poetry, and essays weekly online
- Alaska Quarterly Review: A literary journal devoted to contemporary literary art, publishing fiction, short plays, poetry and literary non-fiction in traditional and experimental styles.
- Aesthetica: Aesthetica is a cultural arts magazine that combines high quality arts features, news, reviews, and interviews alongside new and emerging writers, artists, musicians and filmmakers.
- Armchair/Shotgun: Armchair/Shotgun accepts poetry, fiction, non-fiction and visual arts submissions for publication on real honest-to-goodness paper.
- Big Ugly Review: The Big Ugly Review showcases emerging and established writers, photographers and musicians. Each issue contains fiction, nonfiction, poetry, photo-essay, short films and original music based on the issue's theme.
- Blackbird: An online journal of literature and the arts. A joint venture of the Department of English at Virginia Commonwealth University and New Virginia Review, Inc.
- Cimarron Review: We are interested in any strong writing of a literary variety, but are especially partial to fiction in the modern realist tradition and poetry that engages the reader through a distinctive voice—be it lyric, narrative, etc.
- Convergence: Looking for well-crafted work with fresh images and a strong voice.
- Drunken Boat:
- The Harvard Review: Harvard Review publishes short fiction, poetry, essays, drama, and book reviews. Previous contributors include Seamus Heaney, Gore Vidal, John Updike, John Ashbery, Helen Vendler, Joyce Carol Oates, Mary Swan, Karen Bender, Jhumpa Lahiri, Robert Coover, Arthur Miller, David Mamet, Cole Swensen, Lyn Hejinian and Jorie Graham. Harvard Review also publishes the work of emerging and previously unpublished writers.
- New Letters Literary Magazine National literary magazine.
- 2River Since 1996, 2River has been a site of poetry, art, and theory.
- Apple Valley Review: The Apple Valley Review is an online literary journal. It is published twice each year, once in Spring and once in Fall. Each issue features a collection of beautifully crafted poetry, short fiction, and essays.
- Blood Lotus Journal The eclectic tastes of the editors at Blood Lotus welcome submissions from both established and emerging writers, and insist only upon high-quality writing as our standard.
- Dark Sky Magazine
- Indiana Review: We look for poems, stories, and nonfiction that are well-crafted and lively, have an intelligent sense of form and language, assume a degree of risk, and have consequence beyond the world of their speakers or narrators.
- Kritya A Journal of Poetry.
- Lone Star Stories Lone Star Stories is a bimonthly webzine of speculative fiction and poetry published by Eric Marin.
- Miranda Literary Magazine Miranda publishes fiction, essays, poetry, interviews and visual art profiles quarterly. We are interested in quality writing.
- Noo Journal: a free literary and political print journal looking for literary stories, honesty and evident craft.
- Panamowa: Literary magazine with a feminist bent. Men are welcome to submit.
- Persimmon Tree: An online literary magazine by older women.
- Pif Magazine: monthly journal contains original short stories, micro fiction, novel excerpts, poetry, hypertext, creative non-fiction, memoir, book reviews, zine reviews, interviews, and other literary commentary.
- Planet Magazine: Planet Magazine accepts original, unpublished, and complete short science
fiction or fantasy stories and poems from any adult writer.
- The Prompt Literary Magazine: The prompt literary magazine is a biannual online magazine that publishes creative work that reflects experimental and traditional work based on writing prompts and exercises.
- Steel City Review: Quarterly online mag interested in stories featuring implements, code, machines, procedures, and expertise; academics and workers; masters and rebels.
- StoryGlossia Online publisher of short stories.
- Terrain.org Online journal that accepts poetry, essays, fiction, articles, artwork, and other contributions—material that reaches deep into the earth's fiery core, or humanity's incalculable core, and brings forth new insights and wisdom.
- Thieves Jargon: Interested in finding stories about drifters and hustlers and dreamers finding beauty in things they never thought they would. Or stuff about fighting and gambling. Or about doin’ it.
- The Adirondack Review: On-line quarterly of literature and the arts dedicated to publishing quality poetry, fiction, artwork, and photography, as well as interviews, articles, book reviews, and film reviews.
- Our Stories: Online journal of literature and art.
- The Pedastal Magazine: The goal of The Pedestal Magazine is to provide a platform for authors and literary critics to publish work and stimulate thought and discussion. Published in each issue are 15-20 works of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and book reviews from writers around the world. All published writers are paid professional rates.
- Ploughshares: Ploughshares is a literary print journal, publishing poetry and fiction and occasionally personal essays/memoirs.
- Post Road Magazine: Post Road publishes twice yearly and accepts submissions in the following genres: Poetry, Fiction, & Nonfiction.
- Ramble Underground: We are looking to publish writing, that's not mainstream. We want stories and images that tell us something new, or tell something old in a new way. Grab us by the throat, knee us in the balls and slap us around, but don’t bore us to death.
- Raving Dove Online Literary Journal: Raving Dove is an online literary journal dedicated to sharing thought-provoking writing, photography, and art that opposes the use of violence as conflict resolution, and embraces the intrinsic themes of peace and human rights.
Still Point Art Gallery: Printed serial art and literary publication looking for fiction. Pays.
- Writing Raw: WritingRaw is a weekly literary magazine dedicated to new and emerging writers.
- WorldMaker Media: WorldMaker Media uses the Internet to find and discover fresh writers and original stories. We only publish books and novels that have achieved some grass-level support from readers on any number of online publishing sites.
- Crescent Moon Press: New publisher of Romantic Science Fiction and Fantasy seeking creative storytelling and original style. Actively seeking submissions.
- ArcheBooks: ArcheBooks Publishing is an independent small press publisher of origianl works of fiction, in ten popular categories, primarily in hardcover, releasing approximately 25-30 new titles annually. We are dedicated to helping new voices be heard, and invest substantially in the marketing and promotion of our authors and titles. Our books are distributed in the US by Ingram Books and Baker & Taylor, and in the UK by Bertram's. They are also available online via Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and our own website.
- LBF Books: Small publisher of fiction and non-fiction books.
- Medallion Press: Publisher of many types of fiction.
- Ragged Edge Publishing: Zine that accepts all genres of poetry and short stories. Don't pay but may provide good place for new writer to gain some exposure.
- susurrus: the literature of madness: This is an experimental literary e-zine focusing on the human condition, that is, crazy.
Finding a Publisher: Erotica
- Atlantic Book: eBook Publisher that pays royalties. All genres.
Defenestration: Defenestration publishes all sorts of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and artwork, under the conditions that a.) it’s funny; and b.) it’s funny enough to publish.
The Dog Chronicles: Site looking for dog stories and dog pictures.
Gloomwing: Non-paying site looking for articles, art, and short stories to bolster our premiere issue.
- Bohème Magazine Online: Free monthly publication dedicated to publishing new and fresh voices.
- The Green Silk Journal: New literary ezine needs submissions of short stories,poetry, essays. Be a part of the very first issue-coming soon! Check out the website for details on how to submit.
- Muscadine Lines: A Southern Journal: A bimonthly online magazine, featuring fiction, essays, memoir, and poetry of emerging and established writers. The site also maintains an archive of works from previous issues.
- A Literary Bent: A Literary Bent Magazine is a free quarterly online magazine
featuring short stories, essays and poetry from writers all around the world.
- Northwind Magazine:
The magazine is currently in online-only format, and is actively seeking fiction, non-fiction and poetry submissions for the premier issue to be released later this year. Both new and established writers are welcome to submit. Straight genre fiction is less attractive to us than fiction which stretches or crosses genres, but we will consider any manuscript as long as it features a compelling story and a unique voice. Payment is provided for the upcoming issue's feature story only, but all contributors are provided with their own bio page.
- OVS Magazine: Bringing visual art and literature together in a new light, OVS Magazine is a place for new and established artists and poets to publish their work in a respectable peer-critiqued journal. OVS Magazine is an online and print literary journal based in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, edited by staff and guest authors/artists.
Finding a Publisher: Romance Publishers
- Nerve: Online magazine on sex that sits between erotica and pornography. Looking for submissions.
- Tit-Elation.com: Accepting erotic stories for women. Compensation & print opportunities.
- Naughty Words: Lists calls for erotica & sexuality authors.
Finding a Publisher: Sci-fi, Fantasy, & Horror Publishers
- Dorchester Publishinbg: Oldest mass market paperback publisher in U.S. Lots of romance but also horror, westers, and thrillers. Open to unsoliticted manucripts.
- Genesis Press: Press that specializes in African-America, Hispanic and interracial romances.
- Harlequin Romance: Big publisher with lots of different imprints in different subgenres of romance.
- Avalon Books: Sanitized romance for the library market.
- Beagle Bay Books: Independent publisher of women's historical fiction and romance. In their books you will find a new kind of woman protagonist - ordinary women living extraordinary lives, often closely modeled on real women in history whose lives and exploits are largely unknown.
- Cerridenwen Press: Imprint of Ellora's Cave that does straight romance.
- Imajin Books: Romance publisher that specializes in paranormal: witches, vampires, werewolves, shapeshifters, etc. They are also accepting submissions for futuristic (futuristic books on Earth or other planets) and paranormal (psychic abilities or other paranormal phenomena, but NOT ghosts).
- Pulp Books: UK publisher of contemporary short fiction. Doesn't accept US submissions.
One Buck Horror: New ezine looking for the best in horror fiction from established and up-and-coming writers. They pay professional rates for short stories of 3000 words or less.
Bewildering Stories: Weekly electronic publication featuring speculative fiction as well as non-fiction, namely poetry, articles, essays, reviews, and art. Open to new writers.
- Prism Quarterly: Quarterly journal of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction that has been opened to submissions of speculative poetry and fiction.
- Apex Science Fiction and Horror Digest: Looking for dark horror and sci-fi. Most stories are a combo of horror and sci-fi.
- Legend Press: New press in UK looking for talent and submissions.
- Simulacrum: Speculative fiction magazine published in pdf format. Features fiction, poetry, interviews, and artwork.
- Dark Fiction: We are a new company looking for horror, thriller and dark short stories. Unknown writers welcome. See site for submission guidelines.
- EDGE: Science fiction and fantasy publishing. Imprint of Hades Publications.
- The Paris Review: Prestigious literary mag that was advertising for new writer submissions on Google. Give it a shot if you fit the criteria.
- ViviSphere: Vivisphere Publishing consists of several imprints devoted to areas such as fiction, bridge, non-fiction, science fiction, mysteries, thrillers, history, nature, poetry and a number of other subjects. They welcome new writers.
- Trivium: Publishers of historical fiction and historical fantasy.
- Challenging Destiny: Electronic magazine that accepts submissions from all over the world.
- Aberrant Dreams: Aberrant Dreams accepts short fiction of any genre, though they primarily focus on the genres of fantasy, science fiction, and supernatural horror.
- Sputnik57: E-zine are looking for a broad spectrum of science fiction, fantasy and horror short stories./li>
- Surprising Stories: Speculative fiction, artwork and more. Looking for short, effective, well crafted stories. /li>
- ScienceFictionFantasyHorror.com: E-zine are looking for quality Science Fiction/Speculative Fiction, Fantasy and Horror short stories.