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Published February 09, 2010
Booth is a national literary magazine, sponsored by the M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing at Butler University. Each monthly issue features a piece of prose, a handful of poems, and some kind of "bonus feature." The power source behind booth includes Butler graduate students, MFA Fellows, and adjunct faculty working in collaboration. Current staff includes: Robert Stapleton, Katie Rauk, Bryan Furuness, Alessandra Lynch, Gautam Rao, Jim Walker, and a large handful of readers.

The current issue of Booth, available as a PDF, includes works by Erica Plouffe Lazure, John Gallaher, Mab Graves, Brian Buckbee, C.J. Hribal, and Jonathan Lethem. Submissions are open for art, poetry, prose, lists, and literary comics. The editors welcome submissions by both emerging voices and established writers.
Published February 08, 2010
The Broadsider is an annual magazine of limited edition, numbered and signed poetry broadsides. All poems selected for publication are solicited. The editors choose previously published poems only and publish the individual broadsides from January thru November of each year. In December, a limited number of complete sets of all broadsides are compiled into two issues and offered for sale: a Limited Edition Issue (numbered and signed), and a Regular Issue (unsigned). Each issue contains a minimum of 20 or a maximum of 30 series broadsides.

The Broadsider, Volume 1, Series 1-30 features the works of Paul Fericano, Angelica Jochim, Cielle Tewksbury, Klipschutz, Dan Gerber, Ann Menebroker, Barry Spacks, Ellen Bass, AD Winans, Joyce Odam, Edward Field, Robert Bly, Joyce La Mers, B.L. Kenned, Wanda Colemanm Hugh Fox, leah angstman, Irene McKinney, Carol DeCanio, Roger Langton, Gerald Locklin, Laurel Speer, Ron Koertge, Lyn Lifshin, Penelope Rosemont, Perie Longo, and Ligi.

Pictured: "Phone Booth" by Carol Decanio, The Broadsider: Volume One, Series Twenty-Two. Regular Issue.
Published February 01, 2010
In her Editor's Note, Abby Holcomb writes: "Technological advances have certainly expanded our worldviews, yet they have also managed to diminish our attention spans and cheapen our appreciation of art. Much like Marx described the alienation of the worker from the fruits of his labor, James might identify the disconnect that certain technologies have created between an artist and his art and that art and its audience. This debut issue of Buzzard Picnic will deal thematically with the matter of alienation in all its manifestations."

Featured in this inaugural issue is an interview with Hannah Tinti, "Bibliophilia," an essay by Lauren Avirom, a review of E.L. Doctorow's Homer and Langley by Shelley Huntington, fiction by Ingrid Wenzler, Dominic Preziosi, and Steve Duno, and poetry by Mather Schneider and Gary Leising.

Edited by Abby Holcomb and Lauren Avirom, with web designer Jason Thompson, Buzzard Picnic is open for submissions of short fiction, memoir, essay, criticism, book and story reviews, and author interviews; relevant comic strips, art and/or design will be considered for publication.
Published January 28, 2010
Edited by Susan Solomon, Nate Thomas, Kathleen McEathron and "Sleet Lady," Sleet publishes poetry, fiction, and flash fiction, with a new submission category for "irregular": "a genre-crossing bit of writing - something that overflows borders or maybe never had any. It could be an impression, a vignette, a one-line flash. An irregular must be able to stand on its own. We are still in the process of defining this little mutant, but for now the guidelines are minimal. Send us literary-only work that is between 1 line and 500 words. It may be comprised of a single piece or a combination of work."

Published online with number one accessible in the archives, number two includes:

Poetry by Jamie Lynn Buehner, Sara Dailey, Alan Elyshevitz, Howie Good, Jim Heynen, Bradley Hoge, Jenny McDougal, Patricia McGoldrick, John N. Miller, M.V. Montgomery, Katherine D. Perry, Floareau Tutuianu, Danny Sklar, and Scott Whitaker.

Flash Fiction by A.T. Cross, John Dutterer, Justin Ekstedt, Michael Onofrey, Michelle Reale, Paul Rogalus, and Brad Rose.

Fiction by Joshua James Wilson Mattern, and an interview with writer Jim Heynen.
Published January 28, 2010
"Wide Screen is a peer-reviewed, open access journal. It is devoted to the critical study of cinema from historical, theoretical, political, and aesthetic perspectives. With radical changes in the modes of production, distribution, and exhibition, the journal aims to combine the best of academic and journalistic critique of cinema to inform readers about the various critical vantage points from which to understand cinema in this dynamic environment."

Currently accepting papers on Cinemas of the Arab World.
Published January 25, 2010
Bananafish Magazine is "an online venue for exceptional, short-form literature with a focus on wit, originality, and innovation," with Founding Editor Daniel McDermott and Assistant Editor Elaine Strome.

The inaugural issue, January 2010, features works by Teri Carter, Nathan Leslie, Kenneth Pobo, Anne Wagener, William Farrant, Eirik Gumeny, Nick Chambers, and Lindsay Champion.

Bananafish is open for submissions of fiction and memoir.
Published January 24, 2010
Eclectic Flash editors Brad Nelson, Sheila Smith, Grandpa Fitz, Jason Smith, and Deborah Dalcin, have released the first issue, available online as PDF and also in print format. EF is pen to all styles and genre of poetry, prose, fiction, nonfiction, short script, essay, experimental, literary, horror, sci fi, etc. - as long as it's fewer than 1000 words. The first issue is packed with works from fifty writers, and submissions are being accepted for the next issue.

Eclectic Flash is currently running a flash fiction and poetry contest. To enter, write a FF story or poem based on some element in a video posted on their site (and make a $1 donation).

[Re-posted with corrections.]
Published January 22, 2010
"There is new voice for avant-garde and experimental poetry that can now be heard. An electronic journal that showcases unconventional writers and subject matter far from the main stream featuring beat, postmodern, jazz, and free verse poetry from all over the world." Published by J.P. Farrell and edited by Michelle Garvey, Dominick Montalto, Atonal Poetry Review has launched its inaugural issue.

Contributors come from Canada, Ireland, The United States, India, Norway, England and Germany. Featuring poet Dr. Lorne Foster, other authors include Ben Velazquez, J.R. Slonche, Joe Wetteroth, Rebecca Singh, Jason Joyce, Daniel Klawitter, Devika Menon, Catherine Frazer - and many more for a total of 30 poets.

Atonal Poetry Review is currently accepting submissions of poetry and certain essays, reviews and interviews - see their website for specific information.
Published January 22, 2010
Founded in Wichita, KS in the summer of 2009, Fractions is are a bimonthly independent arts publication that features visual artists, writers, musicians, film makers, craftspeople, culinary artists and other individuals engaging in creative pursuits. It presents work from individuals, local to international, amateur to professional. Fractions is available via Issu on their website as well as in print. It is supported by contributions from the community.
Published January 21, 2010
5x5 is radio terminology used to signify that the signal has excellent strength and perfect clarity. And 5x5 is also a "nascent, printed literary magazine" publishing poetry, fiction, nonfiction, comics & visual arts in a palm-sized (5"x5"), saddle-stiched format. The most recent issue includes works by James Hannibal, Jory M. Mickelson, Ian Denning, Jonathan W. Sodt, Ryler Dustin, R.M. Hanson, Nathan Burgoine, and Jenni B. Baker. Each issue is themed, but as the editors point out, "themes are meant to be suggestions only...play with our themes...tell us your leaps of imagination and wordplay...we don't want to box you in."

Submission are open to high school and beyond, with free subscriptions offered to high school students.
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