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sites we like

Looking for some artistic refreshment? Stop by 
The Camel Saloon! Editor Russell Streur offers a varied assortment of poetry, fiction, and visual art. Be sure to check out the innovative Books on Blog (a selection of e-chapbooks), The Second Hump (editor’s favorites), Postcards (sent from the locales of contributors), and tons more. And don’t forget to stop by the bookstore to pick up a souvenir!


Author extraordinaire, Amy Sue Nathan has an extensive list of publishing credits and her first novel, The Glass Wives, will be published by St. Martin’s Press in 2013. Amy is also the voice behind Women’s Fiction Writers, a place for women who write fiction to connect. Stop by for information about craft, finding an agent, publishing secrets, and tips from published writers.



The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature is the

place to go for writing on all things Southern literature. It’s the place where “The great, the bad and the ugly all come together and learn to survive right here along with the no-see-ums, bullfrogs,water moccasins, tadpoles, and crawdads.” You haven’t really read until you’ve read this journal.



Sibling Rivalry Press is a small publishing house based just outside Little Rock. Its mission? To develop, promote, and market underground artistic talent. Its vision? To create literary and poetic rock stars. You don’t want to miss what’s going on here.


An inspiring site of nested work, each piece building on a previous piece, that accepts art in visual, auditory, and written forms. Written  work can take the form of prose or poetry.

Like poetry? Like flash fiction? Check out Jeanette Cheezum’s Cavalcade of Stars. Showcasing a continuously changing lineup of fine writers, this site is full of surprises. Visit often and submit your own work too.

unbound CONTENT: an independent press for a boundless age! Bringing you anthologies and single-author collections of fine poetry from gifted creative artists.Full-length volumes and chapbooks, we have something for everyone. Browse the bookshelf to find the words you’ve been looking for.
Leaf Garden Press is a small independent press that publishes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and visual arts. Read the journal Leaf Garden for featured work across genres and themes.