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Welcome to the CLMP Directory of independent literary publishers, a digital resource and offspring of CLMP’s former annual print directory.

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  • Type of organization
  • Phone
    (540) 206-9923
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Flock literary journal opens space for boundary-pushing literature by publishing emotionally resonant work that is strange yet familiar, surprising but grounded, and softly experimental in form, language, or content.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    April Gray Wilder
  • Contact title
  • Publishes
    fiction, poetry, art, graphic novel
  • Focus
    Flock Literary Journal, est. 2002, publishes work that is slippery, electric, and bold.
  • Submissions policy
    Flock accepts simultaneous submissions of no more than 2 prose works or 5 poems at a time. We request first-time worldwide print and online rights; nonexclusive reprint/anthology rights (including the right to republish stories on the web); and rights to use excerpts in our promotional materials. All other rights revert back to the author upon publication. If the work is republished, we ask that Flock is noted as the first place of publication. Full policies and guidelines are listed on our submittable page at http://fictionfix.submittable.com/submit
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
  • Reading period
    Year round
  • Reporting time
    2 - 4 months
  • Author Payments
  • Contests
    Gypsy Sachet Award recognizes creative cover letters and bios. (See website for details)
  • Number of paid staff
  • Number of unpaid staff
  • CLMP Member?
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?

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