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  • Posted April 24, 2015

    Live Free and Write

    • Dates August 16-21, 2015;
    • Location Dexter's Inn, Sunapee, NH
    • Blurb

      Join us in New Hampshire for a supportive writing retreat. Enjoy the refreshing New England summer with plentiful writing time, encouraging workshops, homemade meals and time to relax. Spend the week in either "Writing and Publishing Retreat" with Amanda Morris or "Free-Writing Intensive" with Douglas Goetsch. Our participants say it best: "I've never done an overnight writing retreat before and was amazed at how much writing happened just being away from home. The atmosphere was perfect: open, honest, sincere and so encouraging. Definitely worth the money, the drive and the time!" —Anne, Belmont, MA. Register today: www.murphywriting.com/nh.

    Posted April 23, 2015

    Rose Metal Press Seeks Art/Text and Prose Poetry Manuscripts

    • Deadline info Deadline: June 1, 2015
    • Genre Poetry, Art, Cross-genre
    • Type Book

    Rose Metal Press, an independent publisher of hybrid genres, seeks full-length (48+ pages) art-and-text works in any genre and/or full-length prose poetry collections both linked and unlinked. Single or multi-author submissions accepted. Submission period from May 1 to June 1, 2015 through Submittable. $15 reading fee. Full details at www.rosemetalpress.com.

    Posted April 23, 2015

    We want your prose! Call for fiction and micro CNF

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction
    • Type Magazine

    District Lit is reading short stories of less than 7,000 words and micro (flash) creative nonfiction. Fiction stories are read year-round; read the journal to get an idea of what we like. We are also seeking a micro CNF to feature in a monthly column, open to all topics, prefer suggestive style that is less literal. Query or visit DistrictLit.com for guidelines!

  • Posted April 23, 2015

    2015 Creative Nonfiction Writers' Conference // May 22-24

    • Registration Deadline Registration deadline: May 20, 2015
    • Dates May 22-24, 2015;
    • Location Pittsburgh, PA
    • Blurb

      Three days dedicated to the art and craft of memoir, magazine writing, personal essays, and more. Join us in Pittsburgh this spring for the 3rd annual Creative Nonfiction Writers' Conference! Agents and editors from Slate, BuzzFeed, the Washington Post, Brevity, and CNF will help you learn how to find your voice, craft compelling true stories in the first person, and get published. www.creativenonfiction.org/conference.

    Posted April 23, 2015

    May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Prize Call for Submissions

    • Subtitle May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Prize
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Contest Deadline 6/30/15
    • Big Title May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Prize Call for Submissions
    • Blurb

      Deadline: June 30, 2015
      Bauhan Publishing-May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Prize is accepting submissions (US Mail and submittable.com). $1,000 and book publication for a full-length poetry collection. Open to all poets. Entry fee $25. Judged exclusively by Mekeel McBride, University of New Hampshire. Postmark/submission deadline: June 30. For guidelines: www.bauhanpublishing.com/contest.

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  • Posted April 23, 2015

    Call for Submissions: The Boiler

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

    The Boiler is accepting submissions in poetry, short stories, and short memoir/essays (prose under 3,500 words) for its Summer 2015 issue. Submissions close May 15, 2015. We look forward to reading your work. For submission guidelines visit: www.theboilerjournal.com/guidelines. The Boiler was started online in 2011 by a group of MFA students from Sarah Lawrence College. Published quarterly, our recently published authors include: Eloisa Amezcua, Dalton Day, Laura Cesarco Eglin, Lane Falcon, Jennifer Givhan, Angie Macri, Jenny Molberg, Caitlin Thomson, Jonathan Travelstead, Jeanann Verlee, Alyssa Nicole Aninaig, Tamas Dobozy, Tal Abbady.

  • Posted April 23, 2015

    Referential Magazine Wants You to Get Connected

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

    Referential Magazine (ReferentialMagazine.org) is an online magazine of literary connectedness. We are a community where writers give a nod of acknowledgement to other writers by referring to pieces on our site. We are a home for literary luminaries and future luminaries alike, and we look forward to reading your writing. We are now open for submissions of poems, stories, and creative nonfiction.

    Posted April 23, 2015

    Arroyo Literary Review Call for Submissions (Issue 8)

    • Deadline info Deadline: May 31, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Drama, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    Arroyo Literary Review is an award-winning national magazine with a West Coast orientation. Our submission period is now open—we are seeking fiction, flash fiction, poetry, essays, drama, and translation for our eighth issue! Open reading period from December 1 to May 31. No email submissions. Please see our website for submission guidelines: arroyoliteraryreview.com.

    Posted April 22, 2015

    Since 1912: A Micro Fiction Contest

    • Subtitle Since 1912: A Micro Fiction Contest
    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 5/31/15
    • Big Title Since 1912: A Micro Fiction Contest
    • Blurb

      Deadline: May 31, 2015
      The Great American Lit Mag
      is an online journal whose readership can't help but notice its tagline, Since 1912. Frankly, a magazine with such a reputable and well-bred name needs an equally distinguished history, and we want you to write it. Stories submitted to our micro fiction contest should lay out the outlandish history of The Great American Lit Mag in 300 words or less. The winner of our Since 1912 contest will have their story permanently published on our about page, receive a Great American Lit Mag T-shirt, and $100. www.thegreatamericanlitmag.com

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    Posted April 22, 2015

    The Screaming Sheep Open for Submissions

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

    The Screaming Sheep is now open year round for submissions! Send up to 10 pieces (up to 800 words per piece) to Walt Wolfman at . For more information and to read past issues, check out our website: screamingsheepmag.com.

    Posted April 22, 2015

    The Great American Lit Mag Call for Submission

    • Deadline info Deadline: June 30, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    The Great American Lit Mag is an online lit mag seeking bold new work for its fourth issue. We publish quarterly. Please visit www.thegreatamericanlitmag.com for more info.

    Posted April 22, 2015

    Gambling the Aisle: Call for Submissions

    • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics, Interviews
    • Type Magazine

    Gambling the Aisle invites the submission of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, visual art, and indefinable things for our next issue. We are attracted to the experimental and the strange, but more importantly we’re attracted to thoughtful, well-crafted work. We accept simultaneous submissions and encourage work from writers/artists of all backgrounds. For submission guidelines and to submit, visit gamblingtheaisle.submishmash.com/submit. To view our latest issue visit www.gamblingtheaisle.com/

    Posted April 21, 2015

    Sliver of Stone Magazine: Call for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: July 15, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Poetry, Art, Photography
    • Type Magazine

    We are a biannual, online literary magazine (www.sliverofstonemagazine.com) dedicated to the publication of work from both emerging and established poets, writers, and visual artists from all parts of the globe. We're now looking for submissions for our 11th issue! Deadline: July 15, 2015.

  • Posted April 21, 2015

    Call for Panel Proposals

    • Deadline info Deadline: June 1, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics, Audio, Video
    • Type Literary Site

    The 2015 Other Words Conference wants to see your panel proposal! Be a part of the banter November 5-7 among today’s writers, editors, and publishers in the architecturally inspiring rooms and halls of Flagler College. Featured writers are NPR personalities and creative powerhouses Jacki Lyden and Ed Ward. Explore the oldest city in the United States, St. Augustine, FL, and participate in friendly readings, panels, roundtables, manuscript consultations, and workshops. We prefer panels that focus on this year’s theme, Music, and on writers and writing. No academic papers, please. Submit to Lisa Lanser Rose and Rick Campbell .

    Posted April 21, 2015

    Submit fiction and creative nonfiction to Burrow Press Review

    • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Cross-genre
    • Type Literary Site

    Burrow Press Review features one new work of fiction or creative nonfiction on its homepage each week. We publish a wide range of established and emerging writers. Send us your best literary fiction and/or creative nonfiction. Flash fiction and experimental pieces are also welcome. 5,000 words max. burrowpressreview.com

    Posted April 20, 2015

    Anhinga Press Robert Dana Poetry Award

    • Subtitle Robert Dana Poetry Award
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Contest Deadline 2/15 - 5/15/15
    • Big Title Anhinga Press Robert Dana Poetry Award
    • Blurb

      Deadline: May 15, 2015
      Now accepting full length manuscripts in poetry. 48-90 pages. Open to all poets at any stage and any gender. $28 Fee. Prize $2000 and tour of select colleges and universities in Florida. anhingapress.org

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  • Posted April 20, 2015

    Write in Spain this Summer

    • Dates July 14-21, 2015;
    • Location Tavertet, Spain
    • Blurb

      Retreat to beautiful northern Spain to immerse yourself in a supportive week-long writing experience that will energize and inspire you. Enjoy encouraging workshops, plentiful writing time, panoramic clifftop views and an excursion to Barcelona. Open to poets, fiction, memoir and nonfiction writers. Our participants say it best: "The program was one of the most enjoyable vacations I ever had. The friendships, the creativity, the workshop, guest speakers and excursions amounted to a trip I will never forget. It helped me as a writer, as a potential novelist, and I'll be back." —Walt, Linwood, NJ. Learn more: www.murphywriting.com/spain

    Posted April 20, 2015

    Two Cities Review Call for Submissions

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

    New online literary review seeks submissions of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry up to 3,000 words. Two Cities Review seeks high-quality fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction that bridges the gap between forms, genres, or realities. We accept simultaneous submissions and will consider work for the blog if the issue is full. You may submit multiple pieces at once as long as the total word count is not over 3,000. Visit twocitiesreview.com/submit for more info.

    Posted April 20, 2015

    Rhino Poetry Magazine 2016 Call for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: August 31, 2015
    • Genre Poetry, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    RHINO is an annual beautiful print journal with significant online content. We’re now open for general submissions for our 2016 issue! General submissions accepted April 1 – August 31; We accept only one submission per submitter each reading period. Our editors look for the very best in contemporary poetry, poetry in translation and flash-fiction. We welcome all styles of poems, and value work that is well-crafted, reflects passion, originality, engagement with contemporary culture, and a love affair with language. For more information and submission guidelines, please visit rhinopoetry.org.

    Posted April 20, 2015

    Mom-Lit Anthologies Call for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: June 1, 2015
    • Genre Nonfiction
    • Type Anthology

    Call for submissions: Two mom-lit anthologies 1) My Mom Body: Reflections on Body Image and Motherhood, and 2) Reflections on Raising a Child With Special Needs. Essay/creative nonfiction/flash memoir/poems/lists/stories of 700-2000 words. Mom/family themed (some swearing is acceptable) and can be humorous, serious, or sentimental. Previously published on a blog or periodical OK (we hold non-exclusive copyright). DEADLINE: June 1st. monkeystarpressbooks.com/call-for-submissions

    Posted April 20, 2015

    HOUND seeks submissions for Issue No. 2

    • Deadline info Deadline: May 1, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre
    • Type Magazine

    HOUND literary journal seeks submissions for its second issue. We tend to lean toward more experimental, hybrid work, though all forms of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and cross-genre work will be considered. We are also looking for "cover art" and interviews with great writers or literary community organizers. Check out our submission guidelines: houndlit.com.

    Posted April 20, 2015

    DIALOGIST is Reviewing for Vol. II, Issues IV & V

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
    • Genre Poetry, Art, Photography
    • Type Magazine

    DIALOGIST, an online quarterly journal of poetry and art, is seeking original and previously unpublished poetry, as well as art/photography/illustration. For submission details, please visit: www.dialogist.org/submit.

    Posted April 20, 2015

    Cargo Lit Reads for Travel Essays that seek a Home

    • Deadline info Deadline: June 15, 2015
    • Genre Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography
    • Type Magazine

    Cargo Literary is a nonfiction journal that seeks writing focusing on passage and transformation for their third issue. Looking for personal essays, poetry, and visual art (photography and more) that explore episodes of travel and personal growth. We want your honesty and your bravery. Deadline: June 15th, 2015. Begin the journey with us. www.cargoliterary.com

    Posted April 20, 2015

    Blue Heron Review Open Call for Submissions

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

    Blue Heron Review (www.blueheronreview.com) is an online poetry magazine specializing in mystical and spiritual verse. Blue Heron provides a space for poets who offer a positive message about living fully and engaging with the world through beauty, a sense of community, and acceptance. Our current call for submissions (for the Summer 2015 issue) is April 1st through May 15th, 2015. Blue Heron welcomes submissions from new, emerging, and established writers. For a complete listing of our submission guidelines, and to read sample poems from past issues, please visit the Blue Heron Review website: blueheronreview.com/submission-guidelines/.

  • Posted April 20, 2015

    Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference - June 20-26, 2015

    • Registration Deadline Application deadline: May 1, 2015
    • Dates June 20-26, 2015
    • Blurb

      "Fantastic – one of the best conferences in the country!” –Aimee Nezhukumatathil. Writers gather beside beautiful Lake Bemidji for intensive weeklong workshops with award-wining faculty: David Gessner, Tayari Jones, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Matt de la Peña, and Joni Tevis. Our Distinguished Visiting Writer is Mark Doty! “The level of engagement the Northwoods Conference allows faculty to have with participants means that we can accomplish an immense amount of quality instruction,” explains Camille Dungy. Fee includes workshops, daily craft-talks, editor/publishing talks, evening readings, events, and meals. Amenities include: manuscript consultations, affordable housing, and recreational activities. Auditor Option deadline: June 10. www.northwoodswriters.org/apply/ Email:

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