Shy Librarian, The|
Publisher: Librarybook, Inc.
Frequency: 4 times per year
Accepts Email Submissions: Yes
Website URL: http://www.shylibrarian.com
Description: Serves to promote libraries, librarians, and books. Features one original short story per issue. Over 75 book reviews per issue.
Editor(s): Marcia Trotta
Guidelines URL: Click here for writer's guidelines information.
Address: 67 Van Buren Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06107
Rights: Your story is published in one print issue of The Shy Librarian (and on the SHY website), but you retain the rights to your story.
Needs: WANTED: Fictional Library Short Stories THE SHY LIBRARIAN magazine is accepting short stories (from 1,000 to 1,500 words) for publication in each issue of the print quarterly. Submitted fiction must feature a librarian or a library setting, though stories do not have to be about librarianship per se. One piece is published per print issue with the writer receiving $25 and ten free copies of the magazine. You do not have to be a librarian or work in a library to submit a story to SHY.
Please send your short story submissions to:
Length: Fictional short stories under 1,500 words.
Art/Photo Needs: Any photos on a library-related theme.
Payment: $25 per original short story accepted, and 10 copies of The Shy Librarian magazine in which your story appears.
How to Submit: send to: email@example.com Word format preferred.
Response Time: Within one week for the initial response.
Tips for Writers: No cliches about librarians please. Make your characters interesting, not predictable. Enough with the sentimentality!
Sample Copies/Subscription Information: See website: www.shylibrarian.com