Amazon Publishing has introduced a new digital lit journal delivered through Kindle called Day One. The new digital weekly publication is dedicated to short fiction and poetry.
Day One includes work from emerging authors from around the world. Each issue will showcase one author and one poet. The first issue, which launches today, features the short story Sheila by Rebecca Adams Wright, and the poem Wrought by Zack Strait. Readers can buy a subscription for $9.99 for the year which includes 52 issues. This is a discounted rate, as the price will go up to $19.99 after the initial promotion.
“Literary journals have long been an important part of giving a voice and a platform to new and undiscovered authors,” stated Daphne Durham, Publisher, Adult Trade and Children’s Group. “We are trying to add to that tradition in a digital age. Day One, with its weekly focus on writers and poets, allows us to showcase unique stories and poems and shine a bright light on these authors.”