(The late Muriel Rukeyser said of her own practice, “I never submit to anything!  I offer!”  In that spirit, because neither writers nor feminists should be submissive creatures, please offer us your work!)

 GUIDELINES

13TH MOON BOOKS and 13TH MOON CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Please e-mail query first! (ejona@earthlink.net).

We publish:

Fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction, both new works and reissues of out-of-print works important to feminists and / or adventurous readers of literature;

Children’s books for feminist  families, or on specific issues trade  publishing is neglecting.

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THE LITTLE MAGAZINE: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE IN NEW MEDIA 

Our mission is to provide a literary meeting place for the traditional and the avant-garde, in both  conventional and improbable formats .

Print: email to litmag@earthlink.net, with complete contact information and your poem, story, cross-genre work, etc., pasted into the body of the  email.

Sound file, animation, or graphic: query first. (This is to check for viruses— we solicit work in multimedia formats).

We are currently reading for special issues on the fiction of Eugene Garber, on flash fiction and minimalist poetry, and on the grotesque. We always reserve at least a third of our space for unsolicited new work.

13TH MOON: A FEMINIST LITERARY MAGAZINE

Our mission is to publish and promote women’s writing and art work, and to that end we also publish men’s translations of or writings about women writers.

Print: email to 13thmoon@earthlink.net, with complete contact information and your poem, story, short play, art work, translation of or essay on women’s writing, pasted into the body of the email.

Sound file, animation or graphic: query first. (This is to check for viruses— we solicit work in multimedia formats).

We are currently reading for special issues on Marilyn Hacker, Maxine Kumin, Marie Ponsot, Carolyn Kizer, and Lucille Clifton, as well as for  issues of work by women serving in the armed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan or enduring war as civilians in those two locations, and of translations of women writers from Francophone Africa and from India. 

 In addition to our announced themes, we always reserve at least a third of our space for unsolicited new work.

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POETRY X/PRESS AND FICTION X/PRESS: UNORTHODOX FORMATS FOR NEW READERS

Please email query first! (ejona@earthlink.net). Our specialty is getting work out there fast, to targeted audiences,  and in varied formats: limited edition chapbooks for special occasions, paper plates and cocktail napkins, t-shirts, text animations, web and print serializations, CD and DVD.