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    Posted March 3, 2015

    Print and Audio Journal Wants CNF, Poetry, Fiction, and Reviews

    • Deadline info Deadline: August 1, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Reviews, Interviews, Audio
    • Type Magazine

    Profane is an annual print and audio journal featuring an eclectic mix of poetry, creative nonfiction, and fiction. We record every poem and piece of prose we publish in the author's own voice. We are seeking submissions for our upcoming issue. There will be no strict guidelines regarding form or content. We're looking to be surprised by brave, weird, and/or personal work. The issue will be curated from a mix of open and solicited submissions, and will include work by both emerging and established authors. Find out how to submit your work at www.profanejournal.com.

    Posted March 3, 2015

    Rattle Seeks Scientist Poets

    • Deadline info Deadline: April 15, 2015
    • Genre Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Rattle's Fall 2015 issue will be dedicated to Scientists. The poems may be written in any style, subject, or length, but must be written by poets who have degrees or have had careers in the sciences. Please explain how this applies to you when you submit, or we won’t be able to consider it for the theme. Submissions are free, and we pay contributors $50/poem. www.rattle.com

    Posted March 3, 2015

    Call for Submissions: Torrid Literature Journal

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Reviews, Interviews
    • Type Magazine

    The Torrid Literature Journal is looking for unpublished material for future issues. More specifically, we’re looking for poems, short fiction, articles, interviews, and book reviews. We are looking for thought-provoking literature that speaks for itself. Simultaneous submissions are fine. Please visit our website for submission guidelines: torridliterature.com/Submit.html.

    Posted March 3, 2015

    Submit to Twisted Vine!

    • Deadline info Deadline: April 15, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Comics, Interviews, Audio, Video
    • Type Magazine

    Twisted Vine Literary Arts Journal is currently seeking fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, interviews, audio/video, and visual art for its forthcoming spring 2015 issue. Produced by graduate students in the Interdisciplinary Studies Department at Western New Mexico University, issues are published biannually online each semester. Unlike previous semesters, the spring 2015 issue will be a PDF/ePub release. Twisted Vine is especially interested in work that embraces an interdisciplinary approach to literary and visual arts. Both experimental/hybrid and traditional work is encouraged. Please visit www.twistedvine.org for more information. We look forward to reading your work.

    Posted March 3, 2015

    Pine Hills Review: Reading So Hard

    • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art
    • Type Magazine

    Pine Hills Review seeks submissions of previously unpublished fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual art. We are interested in quality work, no matter the genre, form, or style. Hybrid and experimental work is encouraged. We consider submissions year-round through Submittable. We ask for first North American serial rights only. Copyright reverts to the author upon publication. We publish work every Wednesday, and the work lives on in our archives page thereafter. If an author’s work later appears in a collection or anthology, we ask that you include us in the acknowledgements because it’s the cool thing to do. pinehillsreview.strose.edu

  • Posted March 2, 2015

    Gival Press Welcomes Poetry/Fiction Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadlines: Rolling
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Translations, Audio, Video
    • Type Magazine

    Gival Press, an award-winning independent literary press, is looking for authors/poets who have a message in their work. If you have something to say and feel that others would be interested in reading your work, consider sending your work for consideration. We have four annual contests: the novel, the short story, a single poem, a collection of poetry. In addition we are now considering work for our online journal, ArLiJo, through May 15, 2015. Visit us: www.givalpress.com. Submission Portal: www.givalpress.submittable.com.

  • Posted March 2, 2015

    Writers in New York: NYU's Summer Program

    • Registration Deadline Application/Registration Deadline: Rolling
    • Dates May 26-June 18, 2015
    • Location New York City
    • Blurb

      Writers in New York offers students of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction an opportunity to develop their craft while living the writer's life in Greenwich Village. Daily workshops and craft seminars are supplemented by readings and lectures by New York-based writers and publishing professionals. Faculty include Cris Beam, Matthew Rohrer, Darin Strauss, Said Sayrafiezadeh, Helen Schulman, Elissa Schappell, Rachel Zucker, and Joanna Yas (Director). Recent visiting writers and editors include Lydia Davis, Chad Harbach, A. M. Homes, Karl Ove Knausgaard, Sam Lipsyte, Eileen Myles, Ed Park, Dani Shapiro, and Wells Tower. The program offers eight undergraduate credits. All writers are welcome to apply. cwp.fas.nyu.edu/page/summer

  • Posted March 2, 2015

    $1000 Free Entry Film Poetry Prize & Call for Submissions

    • Subtitle Poetry Film Prize
    • Genres Poetry, Video
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 1/1/16
    • Big Title $1000 Free Entry Film Poetry Prize & Call for Submissions
    • Blurb

      Deadline: Year-round
      Carbon Culture Review
      is at the intersection of technology + literature + art. Available in bookstores in the United States, we feature monthly creative work, literature and art, as well as articles and reviews on exciting new tech online alongside our annual print edition. We are now offering an annual $1000 film poetry prize—with free entry! Also seeking submissions in all genres. Hack us at carbonculturereview.com.

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  • Posted March 2, 2015

    The Creativity Workshop

    • Dates Dates vary.
    • Location Locations vary.
    • Blurb Creativity Workshops in New York, Florence, Dubai, Crete, Barcelona, Prague, Singapore, and Dublin. "I wrote my first published memoir because of this class. The instructors are magicians! They gently pushed us into discovering our unique creativity."—Carroll Blue, author of the memoir The Dawn at my Back. We use many different techniques to help you find your way through the novel, memoir, or script you are writing or hope to write. You will do free writing, guided visualizations, collaborative writing, journaling, memoir and even some rudimentary drawing, collage and photography. Learn how to stay inspired and overcome writers block.
  • Posted March 2, 2015

    Bellevue Literary Review Annual Prizes

    • Subtitle Annual Prizes
    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 7/1/15
    • Big Title Bellevue Literary Review Annual Prizes
    • Blurb

      Deadline: July 1, 2015
      Bellevue Literary Review
      ’s annual prizes recognize exceptional writing about health, healing, illness, the body, and the mind. $1,000 Fiction Prize (Judge: Paul Harding), $1,000 Nonfiction Prize (Judge: Mark Vonnegut), $1,000 Poetry Prize (Judge: Ada Limón). Deadline July 1. Entry fee $20 ($30 includes subscription). Find the complete guidelines and submit online: www.blreview.org.

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  • Posted March 2, 2015

    Torch Memorial Prize for Creative Nonfiction Judge: Eula Biss

    • Subtitle Torch Memorial Prize for Creative Nonfiction
    • Genres Nonfiction
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 4/1/15
    • Big Title Torch Memorial Prize for Creative Nonfiction Judge: Eula Biss
    • Blurb

      Deadline: April 1, 2015
      First prize: $500 (and publication in NAR) Judge: Eula Biss. The winning essay will be revealed at our bicentennial celebration in June 2015. Enter online at northamericanreview.wordpress.com. Rafael Torch died in 2011, at the age of 36, after a courageous four-year attempt to overcome sarcoma, a rare form of cancer. Rafael, whose award-winning work and vivid essays have appeared in many journals including Crab Orchard Review, Antioch Review, North American Review, wrote with honesty, insight and wit. At the time of his death, Rafael’s immediate family included his beloved wife, Emily Olson-Torch and 4-month-old son, Rocco James.

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  • Posted March 2, 2015

    Call for Submissions: Migration

    • Deadline info Deadline: September 15, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Reviews, Interviews
    • Type Magazine

    The Chattahoochee Review seeks submissions for its Fall/Winter 2015 double issue with a special focus on Migration. Literal and figurative translations of the theme welcome. Not only flight, but also movement; not only movement, but also kinetics; not only kinetics, but also conflict; not only conflict, but also arrival; not only arrival, but also immersion. Dare to be topical, but also sincere. Microbiology, Animalia, suburbia, electronica, strata-relocate, dislocate, elocute. Deadline September 15, 2015, or until the issue fills. Note the call in a cover letter, but otherwise, follow the appropriate guidelines: thechattahoocheereview.gpc.edu/submissions.htm.

  • Posted March 2, 2015

    Write in the Heart of Appalachia

    • Registration Deadline Application deadline extended to April 1, 2015
    • Dates Summer Residency: July 3-12, 2015;
    • Location Buckhannon, WV
    • Blurb

      “There are times when I know I get things right. This has been one of those times.”—Cathy Stroud, Nonfiction Student. “I have never felt so much a part of a community before.”—Jeremy Bryant, Nonfiction Student. WVWC is now accepting students (nonfiction, fiction, poetry) for summer/fall. Apply by April 1, or by October 1 for Winter/spring. Wesleyan offers the opportunity to emphasize the connection between place and identity. Faculty-student ratio of 1:4. Affordability, rigor, a uniquely strong sense of community. Visit www.wvwc.edu/MFA/ or email Program Director Jessie van Eerden: .

    Posted March 2, 2015

    Beatdom #16 - the MONEY issue

    • Deadline info May 31, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Comics, Reviews, Interviews, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    Beatdom is the world's leading Beat Generation literary journal, and we are looking for submissions for our upcoming issue. The theme of this issue is money and that means preference will be given to submissions relating to both the Beats (or other mid-20th century artists) and money/finance. We prefer essays but publish a small number of poems and short stories in each issue. Please see our submission guidelines for more details: www.beatdom.com/?p=3403.

    Posted March 2, 2015

    Call For Submissions: Food & The South

    • Deadline info Deadline: April 1, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Photography, Cross-genre, Screenplay, Comics, Reviews, Interviews, Translations, Audio, Video
    • Type Magazine

    Wraparound South, a journal of new Southern writing, is seeking themed submissions for its summer 2015 issue: Food. Send work with reference or connection to food and the South. Whether that takes the form of an investigation into pot likker, a family around a table, or an ode to a meal you once had in Alabama, we’re interested. Like the geographical definition of southern, food-centered writing is a shifting landscape: the connection to food, as well as the South, is open to interpretation. Please see our full guidelines on www.wraparoundsouth.org. Send submissions to wraparoundsouth[at]gmail by April 1, 2015.

    Posted March 2, 2015

    Calls for Entries - WCCA - Int'l Arts Conference

    • Deadline info Deadline: April 1, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics, Reviews, Interviews, Translations, Audio, Video
    • Type Literary Site

    The Third Annual “Warnborough College Conference on the Arts” (WCCA) will take place from the evening of 14 July through 17 July 2015. Our theme for this year’s conference is Art as Illusion. Brief proposals are due 1 April 2015. Tracks include: Visual Presentations, Art History, Art Studio, Film, Radio & TV, and Creative Writing Workshops, Academic Papers, Short Films, Art to Exhibit, Indie Authors, Round Tables. www.warnborough.org

    Posted March 2, 2015

    Share Your Guilty Pleasures & Vices: Theme Issue Accepting Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: May 15, 2015
    • Genre Nonfiction
    • Type Magazine

    Guilty Pleasures & Vices Issue: What do you do when no one is looking? What do you have hidden in your desk drawer at work? What are you embarrassed to admit? What helps you through the tough times? Urban dictionary defines “guilty pleasure” as: something you shouldn’t like but like anyway. We want to know yours! Send us your best piece of creative nonfiction (up to 3500 words) that involves your guilty pleasure (or maybe how you are affected by someone else’s!) by May 30, 2015 to be considered for our theme issue, which goes live in July. www.hippocampusmagazine.com

    Posted March 2, 2015

    The Frost Place: Poetry Conferences at Robert Frost's Former Home

    • Registration Deadline Application deadline: Rolling
    • Dates June 21-25, July 12-18, August 2-8;
    • Location The Frost Place, Franconia, NH
    • Blurb

      The Frost Place’s Summer Poetry Programs offer many ways to immerse oneself in poetry at Robert Frost’s former home in the beautiful White Mountains of NH.
      Conference on Poetry and Teaching—June 21–25, 2015—Classroom teachers and highly skilled poet/teachers share time-tested approaches to making poetry an essential element of the classroom. Both graduate credit and CEUs are available.
      Conference on Poetry—July 12–18, 2015—"an intensive poetry camp" with writers who are committed to the craft of writing poetry
      Poetry Seminar—August 2–8, 2015—small group setting, one-on-one faculty meetings, a dynamic and supportive environment. www.frostplace.org

    Posted March 2, 2015

    Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry - $2000 plus publication

    • Subtitle Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Contest Deadline 5/15/15
    • Big Title Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry - $2000 plus publication
    • Blurb

      Deadline: May 15, 2015
      The 19th Annual Blue Lynx Prize, $2000 plus publication, is awarded for an unpublished, full-length volume of poems by a U.S. resident or citizen. Send a manuscript of at least 48 pages, a $28 reading fee plus SASE (for notification) to Lynx House Press, P.O. Box 940, Spokane, WA 99210; or electronically to lynxhousepress.submittable.com. Postmark deadline: May 15, 2015. Make checks payable to Lynx House Press. The 2014 winner was Prartho Sereno for Elephant Raga. Judges have included Yusef Komunyakaa, Melissa Kwasny, Robert Wrigley, Dorianne Laux, Dara Wier, and David Wojahn. More details at www.lynxhousepress.org.

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    Posted March 2, 2015

    Cloudbank Magazine Poetry/Flash Fiction Prize Call for Submissions

    • Subtitle Poetry/Flash Fiction Prize
    • Genres Fiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 4/30/15
    • Big Title Cloudbank Magazine Poetry/Flash Fiction Prize Call for Submissions
    • Blurb

      Deadline: April 30, 2015
      Cloudbank
      magazine is offering a $200 prize for one poem or flash fiction published in the upcoming issue, Cloudbank 9. The winning poem or flash fiction is chosen by editors Michael Malan and Peter Sears, Oregon's poet laureate. Revive us with your fire! Send up to 5 poems or short prose pieces with the $15 fee by April 30. Fee includes a two-issue subscription, starting with the current issue. Send to: Cloudbank, P.O. Box 610, Corvallis, OR 97339. Full guidelines and more at www.cloudbankbooks.com.

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    Posted March 2, 2015

    The Personal Aftermath of War

    • Subtitle Personal Aftermath of War
    • Genres Nonfiction
    • Type Anthology
    • Contest Deadline 5/1/15
    • Big Title The Personal Aftermath of War
    • Blurb

      Deadline: May 1, 2015
      The Call: Seeking stories for an important anthology that will help us comprehend the powerful, often invisible events that shape the hours, days, nights, weeks, months, and years after coming home. Open to all affected by the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts (veterans, families, children, friends). Editor: Dario DiBattista, Marine combat veteran of the Iraq War, Veterans Writing Project instructor. Award: $200 + publication. hudsonwhitman.com

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  • Posted March 2, 2015

    Sycamore Review Wabash Prize in Fiction

    • Subtitle Wabash Prize in Fiction
    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 4/17/15
    • Big Title Sycamore Review Wabash Prize in Fiction
    • Blurb

      Deadline: April 17, 2015
      Sycamore Review
      's Wabash Prize in Fiction is open to submissions March 1 through April 17. This year, Kelly Link will judge. Winner receives $1,000 dollars and publication in Sycamore Review. All entries considered for publication. Reading fee of $20 includes copy of the prize issue. For more details, see www.sycamorereview.com.

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    Posted March 2, 2015

    Boldface Conference for Emerging Writers

    • Registration Deadline Registration Deadline: May 17, 2015
    • Dates May 18th-22, 2015;
    • Location University of Houston, Honors College
    • Blurb

      Join a national community of new/emerging writers for a week of small workshops designed to sharpen your skills in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Boldface includes master classes and readings by featured writers in the friendly atmosphere of UH’s campus. Experience the city’s museums, art galleries, bookstores and literary scene alongside the craft talks and manuscript consultations that compliment immersion in writing and editing your work. Faculty are writers from one of the country’s top creative writing programs, and registration is a deal! Housing is available. Discover the elements of professionalism: getting published, applying to graduate school, working for literary arts organizations. Details at boldfaceconference.com

    Posted March 2, 2015

    Submit to Repurposed Issue Two

    • Deadline info Deadline: March 31, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Comics, Reviews, Interviews, Translations, Audio, Video
    • Type Magazine

    Repurposed is interested in art that engages with repurposed themes and items. That’s the most important thing, so the following guidelines are just that—guidelines. We will consider work that falls outside of these specifications, if they suit the spirit of Repurposed. For this issue we invite submissions of all incarnations (see our submission guidelines at www.repurposedmag.com) that somehow interact with the ideas of loss, grief, mourning, or absence. Please send all submissions to . End date for submissions: March 30th 2015.

    Posted March 2, 2015

    Short fiction: Kikwetu: A Journal of East African Literature

    • Deadline info Deadline: March 15, 2015
    • Genre Fiction
    • Type Magazine

    Born out of a Nairobi-based writing group, Kikwetu is a semiannual online literary journal that aims to publish both new and established writers from East Africa and beyond. We are currently reading submissions for our first issue which will feature short fiction in English and Swahili from those with some connection to East Africa. www.kikwetujournal.com

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