Fiction

Variance Publishing

Interested in fast-paced thrillers, action-adventure, science fiction, fantasy, horror and historical books of 85,000+ words from new and established authors. Submit queries by email only.

Down East Books

Publishes fiction and nonfiction books that incorporate the culture, history and character of New England. Prefers queries by email or regular mail; do not send … Read More “Down East Books”

Coffee House Press

Publishes literary novels, full-length short-story collections and essays. Works with emerging and mid-career writers. No genre fiction (mysteries, Gothic romances, Westerns, science fiction) or books … Read More “Coffee House Press”

Fourteen Hills

Publishes original fiction, literary nonfiction, poetry and cross-genre work. Submission periods: Sept. 1-Jan. 1 and Feb. 1-July 1. Biannual. Fourteen Hills, Creative Writing Dept., San … Read More “Fourteen Hills”

Epoch

Publishes serious fiction, poetry and personal essays, graphic art and occasional screenplays and cartoons. Reading period: Sept. 15-April 15. Triannual. EPOCH magazine, Cornell University, 251 … Read More “Epoch”

Descant

Literary journal publishing new and established writers and artists from both Canada and around the globe. Considers original, unpublished submissions of poetry, short stories, essays, … Read More “Descant”