HuffPost: Market Spotlight – Writer’s Digest

Launched in 2005 as The Huffington Report, HuffPost is a news aggregator site that’s covered a variety of topics with its newer name since 2017. It was originally launched as an alternative to conservative sites like The Drudge Reportand it was purchased in early 2021 by BuzzFeed. (Reader’s Digest: Market Spotlight.) The editors say, “At … Read more

The Malahat Review: Market Spotlight

The Malahat Review is a literary publication that seeks poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction by Canadians and international writers. Established in 1967, The Malahat Review is a quarterly publication that sometimes focuses on themes. (New Letters: Market Spotlight.) The editors say, “Malahat Originally bore the subtitle ‘An International Magazine of Life and Letters,’ reflecting the … Read more

Pacifica Literary Review: Market Spotlight

Pacifica Literary Review is an online literary publication that seeks poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction (in addition to art and photography). This publication has been in print and online since 2012 when it was founded by two writers, Matt Muth and Kodiak Armstrong. (New Letters: Market Spotlight.) The editors say, “We are an inclusive space … Read more

Brevity: Market Spotlight

For this week’s market spotlight, we look at Brevity: A Journal of Concise Literary Nonfiction, an online publication released three times per year and focused on extremely brief nonfiction essays. Brevity: A Journal of Concise Literary Nonfiction publishes excellent flash nonfiction. That means, Brevity publishes nonfiction essays of 750 words or fewer. And Brevity has … Read more

Reader’s Digest: Market Spotlight – Writer’s Digest

Founded in 1922, Reader’s Digest I started with a simple yet powerful mission: to collect shortened versions of the most important stories found in other magazines each month. In other words, it was a magazine built on organizing content. (Iowa review: Market spotlight.) The editors say,Reader’s Digest Like no other, it unites readers and their … Read more

The Idaho Review: Market Spotlight

Founded in 1998, The Idaho Review is produced with the help of an MFA Graduate Assistant from Boise State’s MFA Program and editor Mitch Wieland’s publishing and editing graduate class. Past fiction contributors have included Ann Beattie, Joy Williams, Anthony Doerr, Edith Pearlman, and John McNally. (The Iowa Review: Market Spotlight.) The editors say, “Our … Read more

The American Scholar: Market Spotlight

Published by the Phi Beta Kappa Society since 1932, The American Scholar is a quarterly magazine covering public affairs, literature, science, history, and culture. The magazine itself and many of its essays and articles have been nominated for and won several awards over the years. (The Iowa Review: Market Spotlight.) The editors say, “Inspired by … Read more

Lake Superior Magazine: Market Spotlight

Lake Superior Magazine is a bimonthly magazine focused on the Lake Superior region. Founded in 1979, the magazine serves to be the authority on the living, environment, and recreation of Lake Superior, and expects submissions to reflect this goal. The editors say, “As a region-focused publication with a national distribution, we are very selective, only … Read more

Palette Poetry: Market Spotlight – Writer’s Digest

Palette Poetry is an online poetry publication that considers poetry and publishes it throughout the year. They are looking to publish a diverse group of poets from diverse backgrounds and experience levels. (The Iowa Review: Market Spotlight.) The editors say, “We have no particular aesthetic vision or mission except to create a safe and encouraging … Read more