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The Fertile Source

About The Fertile Source: Fertile Source is a literary ezine devoted to fertility, infertility, and adoption-related topics. We accept fiction, non-fiction, poetry, artwork, photos, and reviews of fertility-related publications.

Contact Information:

Phone: (650) 589-4102

Email: jess[at]catalystbookpress[dot]com

Web: www.fertilesource.com

Submission/Subscription Information:

Simultaneous submissions: yes Email submissions: yes Reading period: rolling Response time: 3-6 months Payment: no Contests: no Founded: November 2008 Issues per year: approximately 26

Publisher’s description: The Fertile Source accepts photos, artwork, literary essays, poems, and fiction on fertility-related themes. We also accept book and magazine reviews on fertility-related publications, and will consider interviews with fertility, infertility, and adoption specialists.

And yes, “fertility-related themes” include infertility, abortion, miscarriage, and adoption as well as childbirth, pregnancy, birth control, sex, postpartum depression, breastfeeding, and becoming a parent. Please note that parenting topics are fine, but must directly relate to fertility. Submissions should be sent as an email attachment to Jessica Powers at jess [at] catalystbookpress [dot] com.

The Fertile Source is an online publication of Catalyst Book Press, a publisher of literary nonfiction with a special focus on fertility-related literature. All submissions for the ezine will be considered for one of the many anthologies planned for publication in the upcoming months or years. For submission information on specific forthcoming fertility-related anthologies, please visit Catalyst Book Press’s Guidelines page.