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Pennsylvania Literary Journal - Open Submissions
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Anaphora Literary Press
The Pennsylvania Literary Journal is open for submissions in all genres. PLJ is a general literary journal that publishes poetry, fiction, reviews, art, photographs, interviews, as well as scholarly essays in various fields. PLJ is currently preparing to release the third issue of its fifth volume, which will conclude five years since PLJ first entered print. Pennsylvania Literary Journal (ISSN#: 2151-3066; Library of Congress Catalog Number: PN80.P46) is available through the EBSCO Academic Complete and ProQuest databases in full-text. It is also on sale as single issues on Amazon, Barnes and Noble and most other online bookstores. It is cataloged in the MLA International Bibliography, the MLA Directory of Periodicals, Genamics JournalSeek, and Duotrope’s Digest. PLJ has published works by and interviews with New York Times bestselling writers like Larry Niven and Cinda Williams Chima.
The quality of the writing is the most important taken into consideration during the review. Academic and professional writers are especially welcomed. Some writers might qualify for free contributor copies. Submissions can be any length under 10,000 words. Feel free to submit several poems. Email submissions as a Word attachment with the professional bio of the author and an abstract (for scholarly essays) at the top of the submission to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Fall 2013 issue is currently being finalized, so send your project by 12/25/2013, if you would like to be published in the very near future. We are also looking for reviewers who would like to receive free scholarly books in exchange for writing reviews – more information on this is available on the Anaphora Literary Press website, http://anaphoraliterary.com. In addition, if you have a favorite writer (creative or academic), filmmaker, or even an actor or somebody in another interesting field that you would like to interview – feel free to query PLJ or the writer to find out if there is interest in the project. Anaphora is also accepting book-length submissions.