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Neon Literary Magazine

Neon Literary Magazine

“Neon Books is a UK-based independent publisher, producing a small-number of carefully-selected chapbooks, pamphlets and other ephemera each year. We lean towards literary and slipstream writing, with a preference for the magical realist and the extremely odd. Everything we publish is about something. We think that most art should be. We work with authors from anywhere in the world. Our most recent publication, Fears For the Near Future, is a highly-academic index of imagined future anxieties. Our catalogue also includes the award-winning novella The Mesmerist’s Daughter by Heidi James, The Naming Of Cancer (a fourteen-poem chapbook by Scottish Book Trust Award-winning poet Tracey S Rosenberg), and A Week With Beijing by prolific author and academic Meg Eden. We also produce a number of free pamphlets.”

Pays £8 – £12 per creator per issue.

Foreword Reviews

Foreword Reviews

We are a trade magazine devoted to exclusive coverage of independent books. Each issue contains reviews of approximately 110 titles across all genres, from independent and university presses only.” Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays writers each month. Publishes ms within a month of acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds in about a week. Free to librarians and booksellers online. Guidelines by email.

Pays flat fee of $55/review of 300-600 words.

Fine Books & Collections

Fine Books & Collections

“Fine Books & Collections covers a broad range of topics and subjects of interest to book collectors, dealers, librarians, curators, and bibliophiles, from early manuscripts, to modern first editions and fine art, and everything in between.” 90% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays within 30 days of acceptance. Publishes ms 2-3 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one month.

Pays $0.20/word or negotiable rates for 500-2000 words.

Bookmarks Magazine

Bookmarks Magazine

“Bookmarks magazine introduces readers to the ‘best in books’ through consensus-oriented reviews of new books in all genres, classic and contemporary author profiles and interviews, book group and reader picks, and more.” Welcomes new writers. 50% freelance. Publishes ms within one to two issues after acceptance. No reprints. Responds within one week. Guidelines by email to jessica@bookmarksmagazine.com.

Pays: $30-$400.