Publishing Insights

Stay on top of today’s publishing trends, new literary agents, and writing conferences, guided by the editors of Writer’s Digest. Common features include agent interviews, new agency listings, agency profiles, upcoming conferences of interest, contests and other publishing opportunities, valuable writing resources, submission tips and more. If you’re an agent seeking submissions, an agency with a story to tell, or an author looking to share your success story, contact robert.brewer@fwmedia.com.

American Forests: Spotlight Market

For this week’s spotlight market, we look at American Forests, a magazine dedicated to highlighting national forests and trees. Spotlight markets are opportunities for writers to submit their writing to markets open to submissions.

Agent Alert: Keely Boeving of WordServe Literary

Literary agent alerts (this one with Keely Boeving of WordServe Literary) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list. Bio: Keely Boeving is an Agent with WordServe Literary. After receiving her B.A. in English from the University...

Hard Case Crime: Spotlight Market

For this week’s spotlight market, we look at Hard Case Crime, a book publisher which accepts queries for crime and mystery novels directly from potential authors (no agents required). Hard Case Crime: Spotlight Market Hard Case Crime is a book publisher that focuses on the sort of crime and mystery novels...

Harlequin Series: Spotlight Market

For this week’s spotlight market, we look at Harlequin Series, which accepts submissions directly from potential authors (no agents required!) and provides detailed guidelines for what they’re looking for in each specific series. Harlequin Series: Spotlight Market Harlequin is such a big name in publishing that even people who don’t read...

Rattle Magazine: Spotlight Market

I’m excited to try out a new feature on WritersDigest.com on Thursdays in which I’ll be spotlighting a different market for writers, whether it’s a book publisher, magazine, website, contest, or something else entirely. Since it’s National Poetry Month, I’ve decided to start with one of my favorite poetry publications: Rattle...