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Bone & Ink Press is a small press based in southeastern Wisconsin, founded in 2017 by Jessie Lynn McMains. We are committed to publishing the works of marginalized writers. We are committed to publishing writing that startles like a shout in the street. And what do we mean by we are committed to publishing the works of marginalized writers? We mean that we are looking for thrilling feats of (literary) derring-do by LGBTQ+ writers, writers of color, women, disabled writers, neurodivergent writers, immigrant writers/people writing in English as a second language, etc. We're not making any rules like "we'll never publish anything by a straight white guy," but we will be focusing on publishing writers who are underrepresented in some way.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2017

Audience

Open to a broad Audience, including: All ethnic groups/populations, All genders, All sexual identities, Neurodivergent people, People with disabilities.

Publication Medium

Print Publication Print Publication 

Fiction Temp Closed

Genres:
General General
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Short Story Short Story2,500 - 7,500 words.
Novelette Novelette7,500 - 15,000 words.
Story Collection Story Collection2,500 - 15,000 words.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary advance + Unknown royalties No monetary advance. Unknown royalties.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No UnknownText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Nonfiction Temp Closed

Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Literary, Personal.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Memoir.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Nonfiction Collection Nonfiction Collection2,500 - 15,000 words.
Book Book2,500 - 15,000 words.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary advance + Unknown royalties No monetary advance. Unknown royalties.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No UnknownText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Poetry Temp Closed

Genres:
General General
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms, including: Experimental poetry.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poetry Chapbook Poetry Chapbook10 - 48 pages.
Poetry Collection Poetry Collection48 - 60 pages.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary advance + Unknown royalties No monetary advance. Unknown royalties.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No UnknownText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Dates

Last Updated: 03 Jul 2019
Last Checked: 10 Nov 2019 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 28 Jun 2019 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 03 Jan 2019

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