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Archive for the ‘essay’ Category

Mslexia (UK)

Posted by Alistair Scott on May 20, 2010

Type: Quarterly magazine
Website?: Yes click here
Address: PO Box 656, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE99 1PZ, UK
Tel: +44 (0) 191 233 3860      Fax: +44 (0) 191 233 3882
Contact: Daneet Steffens, Editor
E-mail: postbag@mslexia.demon.co.uk
Description: Read by top authors and absolute beginners. Carries a mix of debate and analysis, advice and inspiration; news, reviews, interviews; competitions, events, together with a selection of new poetry and prose. Describes itself as, ‘the essential magazine for women who write’
Considers: Short stories / poetry / essays / autobiography / flash fiction / reviews / illustrations
Does not accept: Email submissions, except from overseas writers
Paying?: Yes
Online guidelines?: Yes click here

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Posted in articles, autobiography, criticism, cultural, essay, fiction, flash fiction, illustrations, interviews, literary, paying, poetry, reviews, short story, UK, womens | Leave a Comment »

Damazine (Syria)

Posted by Alistair Scott on May 17, 2010

Type: Online quarterly literary journal
Website?: Yes click here
Contact: Serene Taleb-Agha, Editor-in-Chief
E-mail: serene@damazine.com
Description: Published out of Damascus, Syria, and aims to “… become the treasure house for quality literature related to the Muslim world.” Focuses on authors who have strong connections with the Muslim world in the largest sense whilst striving to present a variety of themes and writing styles
Considers: Poetry / fiction / creative nonfiction / essays
Does not accept: Political analysis or abstract theory
Paying?: Yes
Online guidelines?: Yes click here
Additional notes: Prefers previously unpublished material and very rarely publishes reprints. Any previously published material must be clearly indicated as such. Accepts simultaneous submissions, but inform if accepted elsewhere

Posted in cultural, e-zine, essay, fiction, flash fiction, literary, paying, poetry, Syria | Leave a Comment »

THE SHOp (Ireland)

Posted by Alistair Scott on April 30, 2010

Type: Review – 3 times per year
Website?: Yes click here
Address: The SHOp, Skeagh, Schull, Co. Cork, Ireland
Tel: +353 (28)28263
Contact: John and Hilary Wakeman, Editors
E-mail: THESHOp@THESHOp-Poetry-Magazine.ie
Description: Poetry review, publishing work by established poets, both Irish and foreign, and also by talented newcomers, some never previously published. Poems may be in any form, on any subject.
Considers: Poems / the occasional essay / illustrations / photographs
Does not accept: Anything that reflects racial or gender bias.
Paying?: No
Online guidelines?: No

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Neo (Portugal)

Posted by Alistair Scott on April 20, 2010

Type: Annual literary review
Website?: Yes click here
Address: NEO [Literary Magazine], Departamento de Línguas e Literaturas Modernas, Universidade dos Açores, Rua da Mãe de Deus, 9501-801 Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal
Contact: John Starkey, Editor
E-mail: editor@revistaneo.org
Description: Seeks prose and poetry of high quality and serious intent.
Considers: Poetry / fiction / short fiction / essays / reviews
Paying?: No
Online guidelines?: Yes click here
Additional notes: Do not send more than 5 poems, or fiction pieces in excess of 10’000 words. No previously published work. Submissions only considered from September 1 to May 31

Posted in criticism, cultural, essay, fiction, flash fiction, literary, non-paying, poetry, Portugal, reviews, short story | Leave a Comment »

The Literary Bohemian (Czech Republic)

Posted by Alistair Scott on March 31, 2010

Type: Quarterly e-zine
Website?: Yes click here
Address: Po Vodě 55, Český Krumlov, Czech Republic 38101
Skype: : literarybohemian
Contact: Carolyn Harris Zukowski, Editor
E-mail: editors@literarybohemian.com
Description: Publishes “…first-class, travel-inspired writing that transports the reader, non-stop, to Elsewhere.”
Considers: Poetry / short fiction / travel essays
Paying?: No
Online guidelines?: Yes click here
Additional notes: Poems: submit 3 to 5 no more than 100 lines each. Postcard prose: up to 2 no more than 300 words each. Travelogue: one piece up to 1200 words.

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Carillon (UK)

Posted by Alistair Scott on March 19, 2010

Type: Magazine – 3 times per year
Website?: Yes click here
Address: 19 Godric Drive, Brinsworth, Rotherham, South Yorkshire S60 5AN, UK
Contact: Graham Rippon, Editor
E-mail: editor@carillonmag.org.uk
Description: A literary publication aiming to provide a forum for talented writers of all levels of publication experience.
Considers: Short stories / articles / flash fiction / fillers / poetry
Does not accept: Bad language, erotica, anything socially or culturally offensive, clichéd writing, unreadable texts.
Paying?: Yes (for subscribers). Free copy for non-subscribers.
Online guidelines?: Yes click here
Additional notes: Usually receives more poetry submissions than prose.

Posted in articles, essay, fiction, flash fiction, literary, paying, poetry, reviews, short story, UK | Leave a Comment »

First Edition (UK)

Posted by Alistair Scott on March 17, 2010

Type: Monthly magazine
Website?: Yes click here
Address: First Edition Magazine, PO Box 7110, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 9ER, UK
Contact: Jocelyn Wauchope, Content Editor
E-mail: submissions@firsteditionmagazine.com
Description: Publishes new fiction by new writers, giving them the opportunity to have it published in the UK and across the world. Seeks a wide range of exclusive writing talent from many different genres. Has both print and e-zine editions.
Considers: Short stories / poetry / plays / novels (for serialisation) / reviews / interviews
Paying?: No
Online guidelines?: Yes click here

Posted in articles, criticism, e-zine, essay, fiction, flash fiction, interviews, literary, non-paying, plays, poetry, reviews, short story, UK | Leave a Comment »

Hidden Europe (Germany)

Posted by Alistair Scott on March 16, 2010

Type: Magazine – 3 issues per year
Website?: Yes click here
Address: Geraer Strasse 14-c, D – 12209 BERLIN / Lichterfelde, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)30 755 16 128      Fax: +49 (0)30 715 22 870
Contact: Nicky Gardner, Susanne Kries, Editors
E-mail: editors@hiddeneurope.co.uk
Description: Specialises in Europe’s ‘unsung’ spots or in lesser-known aspects of familiar territory. With well-known destinations takes a quirky or unusual perspective. Tries to be genuinely Europe-wide in coverage. Articles should be evocative, impeccably researched and well-crafted.
Considers: Articles / essays / photographs
Does not accept: Travelogues or simple accounts of holidays, no matter how exotic the destination.
Paying?: Yes
Online guidelines?: Yes click here

Posted in articles, essay, Germany, non-fiction, paying, photographs, travel | Leave a Comment »

Iota (UK)

Posted by Alistair Scott on March 11, 2010

Type: Quarterly magazine
Website?: Yes click here
Address: PO BOX 7721, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 9DD, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1629 582500
Contact: Nigel McLoughlin, Editor
E-mail: info@iotamagazine.co.uk
Description: Features new poetry together with reviews of new collections and features on contemporary poets. Plans to publish essays and articles on craft and poetics and the creative process.
Considers: Poetry / short fiction / features / essays
Paying?: No
Online guidelines?: Yes click here
Additional notes: Send 150-word proposal for feature/essay in first instance.

Posted in articles, essay, features, literary, non-paying, poetry, reviews, short story, UK | Leave a Comment »

Business Today (Egypt)

Posted by Alistair Scott on March 10, 2010

Type: Monthly magazine
Website?: Yes click here
Address: Building 3A, Rd 199 Degla Maadi, Cairo, Egypt
Tel: +20 (2)755 5000      Fax: +20 (2)755 5050
Contact: Omar Mohsen, Editor
E-mail: editor@businesstodayegypt.com
Description: Covers Egyptian and Middle Eastern business and economic news. Seeks both medium-length news pieces and profiles, and feature-length work. Strong preference is for feature-length work from freelancers, with outstanding story-telling.
Considers: Articles / features / news / interviews / photographs
Does not accept: Fiction, poetry or ‘exotic Egypt’ pieces
Paying?: Yes
Online guidelines?: Yes click here and scroll down to base of page
Additional notes: Also considers photo essays ‘… if the topic is right’.

Posted in articles, Egypt, essay, features, financial, interviews, management, news, non-fiction, opinion, paying, photographs, political | Leave a Comment »