3 of 9 New Writers Journals written up in Poets & Writers Magazine
New Literary Mags
The world of literary magazines is constantly changing, forever evolving, as today's enterprising editors apply fresh artistic vision, editorial aesthetics, and curatorial instincts to the periodical form. As part of the special section on Independent Publishing the November/December issue of Poets & Writers Magazine highlights 9 new journals that appeared on the scene within the past couple of years and have already made their mark on the literary landscape. What's more, all of them are open to submissions. Here are 3:
“The wildness lives inside of you,” writes editor Michelle Tudor in her introduction to the first issue of this online bimonthly, underscoring the journal’s effort to publish contemporary poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction that “evokes the unknown.” Launched in December 2015, Wildness features formally inventive work by both established and emerging writers that embraces the mysteries of the self and the outside world. Issue Five, Tranquility, features new poetry from Cynthia Arrieu-King and Christopher Citro, fiction from Renée Bibby and Wyl Villacres, an essay by Keah Brown, and more.
Editor: Michelle Tudor
E-mail: submissions @readwildness.com
Named for the Dewey Decimal Classification number for literary journals, this Florida-based online quarterly is a publication of the Manatee County Public Library System. Founded in 2015, the journal reinforces the library’s commitment to “promote the vast creativity of our community and beyond.” The journal seeks “unexpected, striking, and moving” works from poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers, regardless of publication history.
Editor: Stephanie Katz
Highlighting works by women, LGBTQ individuals, people of color, writers with disabilities, and other marginalized groups, this online weekly strives to create an inclusive space for voices underrepresented in mainstream publishing. The Fem features poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and interviews, as well as monthly book reviews.
Editor: Autumn Spriggs
E-mail: thefemlitmag @gmail.com
URL: thefemlitmagazine .wordpress.com
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