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    Posted July 7, 2015

    Bimonthly Publication Amuse-Bouche Accepting Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: July 31, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Translations
    • Type Literary Site

    Call for submissions starting July 1: The Antioch University Los Angeles Creative Writing MFA program's bimonthly publication, Amuse-Bouche, is accepting submissions for its upcoming issues. Poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, writing for young people, literary translation, and visual art submissions are all welcome. Please visit Lunch Ticket's website for submission guidelines: www.lunchticket.org. Deadline: July 31, 2015.

    Posted July 7, 2015

    TQ Review wants your queer words!

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

    TQ Review is the literary journal component of Damaged Goods Press. We are now accepting submissions for our inaugural Summer 2016 issue. We are interested in publishing trans* and queer writers of all backgrounds, genders, and orientations. TQ Review is a digital and print annual journal of all written works. Please visit damagedgoodspress.com/tq-review/ for more information.

    Posted July 7, 2015

    Palaver Journal, UNCW's Online Interdisciplinary Journal Seeks Submissions

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

    Palaver is UNCW’s online interdisciplinary journal housed in the Graduate Liberal Studies Program. Palaver seeks creative and academic submissions that defy the confines of a single discipline. We accept art submissions in any medium, including video, still image, and multimedia. Visit us at palaverjournal.com to peruse our past issues and to submit your work! Email us at with any questions. Please make sure you follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook. We look forward to reading your work!

    Posted July 7, 2015

    The Transnational seeks political & socio-critical poetry and short essays

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

    We want work that is often difficult to place—nothing written to satisfy the imagined capacities and desires of an audience. We are looking for ambitious and challenging creative texts which fit the concept of the Transnational—meaning that they make a constructive contribution to the political and social developments in the present. www.the-transnational.com/get-involved.html

    Posted July 7, 2015

    ISO quality queer literary writing HMU

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

    EDUCE Literary Journal is committed to showcasing visual artists and publishing innovative literary fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction by established and emerging writers from the queer community. We are a full-color, magazine-sized, biannual publication that operates primarily on an e-platform, but utilizes print on demand. Queer = Other. www.educejournal.com

    Posted July 7, 2015

    Big Muddy Literary Journal Seeks Submissions

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

    Big Muddy literary journal seeks new poetry, fiction, articles, photos (reproduced in b&w; high contrast is preferred) for its upcoming issue. Any topic, any style. Send unpublished work, cover letter, and SASE to Susan Swartwout, Big Muddy, One University Plaza, MS 2650, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701. www6.semo.edu/universitypress/bigmuddy/

    Posted July 6, 2015

    HOUSEGUEST Magazine Seeks Submissions for Summer and Fall 2015 Issues

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Audio, Video
    • Type Magazine

    HOUSEGUEST Magazine, a new literary journal celebrating the juxtaposition of the common and the strange, is now reading for its Summer and Fall 2015 issues. HOUSEGUEST is published three times a year, in March, July, and November, and seeks compelling works of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and visual art year-round. Visit www.houseguestmag.com for details.

    Posted July 6, 2015

    The 6th First Line Contest

    • Subtitle 6th First Line Contest
    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 9/1/15
    • Big Title The 6th First Line Contest
    • Blurb

      Deadline: September 1, 2015
      Send us your best first lines, and we'll choose four for our 2016 issues. The winners will receive $100 and 5 copies of the issue inspired by their first line. Sentences must be your original, previously unpublished creation. You may submit up to three first lines for consideration. Send your first lines to: . Please include your email or mailing address for notification. All entries must be received before September 1, 2015. There is no fee to play. The winners will be announced November 1, 2015. www.thefirstline.com/contest.htm

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    Posted July 6, 2015

    Ruminate Magazine Short Story Prize

    • Subtitle William Van Dyke Short Story Prize
    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 8/5/15
    • Big Title Ruminate Magazine Short Story Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: August 5, 2015
      Ruminate Magazine
      invites you to enter our annual William Van Dyke Short Story Prize. 1st place receives $1500 and publication in the magazine. 2nd place receives $200 and publication. Entry fee is $20 and includes a complimentary copy of the Winter 2015 Issue. Stories must be 5,500 words or less. Read the full submission guidelines here: www.ruminatemagazine.com/submit/contests/fiction/.

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  • Posted July 6, 2015

    The Eckleburg Workshops

    • Blurb

      The Eckleburg Workshops were founded in 2013 by Rae Bryant as an affordable and accessible educational arm of The Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review. All group workshops run for four weeks. Our mission is to support and give priority to individual voices in innovative, traditional or mix of aesthetics. We offer monthly four week workshops in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, screenwriting, and intermedia. We also offer long term One on One Workshops for writers who are looking to fine tune books. eckleburgworkshops.com

    Posted July 6, 2015

    Flash Fiction Podcast Seeks Submissions under 2,000 Words

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
    • Genre Fiction
    • Type Literary Site

    No Extra Words, the flash fiction podcast, seeks stories under 2,000 words, with a preference for stories under 1,000 words. No reading fees and no deadlines. You record your own story or we record it for you, your choice. We never print the text of stories so you keep all your rights. We accept previously published work and love emerging writers. Check us out at noextrawords.wordpress.com.

    Posted July 6, 2015

    carbonate magazine - Call for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: August 31, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Interviews, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    carbonate is a quarterly literary magazine published online. We accept submissions of poetry, essays, short fiction, and novel excerpts year-round. We are seeking deeply human, fully realized work from far and wide, and always hope to include voices new to us and new to publication. Please send us work that truly resonates and brings the reader to a new place. The online journal also publishes interviews with accepted authors and artists. We’ll take a look at everything, but boring work will probably not find a home here. Send us your best. Try something new. We might love it. salidafoundry.wordpress.com/rmcw-carbonate-quarterly-magazine/

  • Posted July 6, 2015

    The Boiler: Call for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: August 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 fall 2015 issue. Submissions close August 15, 2015. We look forward to reading your work. For submission guidelines visit www.theboilerjournal.com/guidelines. About The Boiler: The Boiler was started online in 2011 by a group of MFA students from Sarah Lawrence College. Now publishing quarterly. Recently published authors include: Emily O'Neill, Nick McRae, Jennifer Givhan, Jenny Molberg, Julie Marie Wade, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Alex Lemon, and Rigoberto González.

    Posted July 6, 2015

    Prose Poetry Contest—No Entry Fee

    • Subtitle Prose Poetry Contest
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 8/1/15
    • Big Title Prose Poetry Contest—No Entry Fee
    • Blurb

      Deadline: August 1, 2015
      The Lindenwood Review
      accepts submissions for its free Prose Poetry Contest from May 1 through August 1, 2015. Winner receives $50, publication in TLR Issue 6, and three contributor copies. Honorable mentions receive publication and three contributor copies. Please read and follow our contest submission guidelines at lumfa.blogspot.com/2015/04/tlr-prose-poetry-contest-no-entry-fee_9.html. For more information about our journal, visit us at www.lindenwood.edu/lindenwoodReview.

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    Posted July 6, 2015

    Compose Journal Seeking Submissions for Fall '15 (Issue 6)

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

    Compose Journal is seeking fiction, nonfiction, poetry, feature articles, and artwork for our Fall 2015 issue. We publish work by established and emerging writers, and past contributors have included William Logan, Ada Limón, Robert Vivian, Marion Roach Smith and Ian Duhig. Submission guidelines can be found here: composejournal.com/submissions/.

    Posted July 6, 2015

    Ashland Creek Press Seeks Work on Environment & Animal Protection

    • Deadline info Online submissions accepted year-round.

    Ashland Creek Press is currently accepting submissions of book-length fiction and nonfiction on the themes of the environment, animal protection, ecology, and wildlife—above all, we’re looking for exceptional, well-written, engaging stories. We are open to many genres (young adult, mystery, literary fiction) as long as the stories are relevant to the themes listed above. Submissions MUST be made online using the service Submittable. Visit www.ashlandcreekpress.com/submissions.html for complete details.

  • Posted July 6, 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 July 2, 2015

    Vine Leaves is Now Open for Issue #16 Vignette Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: August 31, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Screenplay
    • Type Magazine

    A vignette is a snapshot in words that focuses on one element, mood, character, setting or object. We accept prose, poetry, script, and artwork/photography for the cover and/or interior of the issue. All vignettes accepted for publication online will be considered for The Best of Vine Leaves Literary Journal 2015 print anthology. All accepted authors/artists will also have any books they have published advertised on our website and considered for review on our blog. For more information and submission guidelines, please visit: www.vineleavesliteraryjournal.com.

  • Posted July 2, 2015

    Engaging, character-driven fiction and nonfiction

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

    The Flexible Persona is a biweekly literary journal that publishes fiction and nonfiction in audio and print format. We publish engaging, character-driven fiction. Stories of how characters sustain themselves in the context of relationships and communities appeal to us. The Flexible Persona is a space for experimentation, chances, accidents and discoveries. 1200 – 6500 words.

    Posted July 2, 2015

    $5,000 Miller Williams Poetry Prize

    • Subtitle Miller Williams Poetry Series
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Contest Deadline 9/30/15
    • Big Title $5,000 Miller Williams Poetry Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: September 30, 2015
      Every year, the University of Arkansas Press accepts submissions for the Miller Williams Poetry Series and from the books selected awards the $5,000 Miller Williams Poetry Prize in the following summer. Applications are accepted year-round. The deadline for the following year’s prize is September 30th. The series and prize are named for and operated to honor the cofounder and longtime director of the press, Miller Williams. The series is edited by Billy Collins. For more information visit www.uapress.com.

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  • Posted July 1, 2015

    Polychrome Ink Seeking Diverse Literature

    • Deadline info Deadline: July 31, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre
    • Type Magazine

    We are looking for poetry, fiction, and nonfiction by diverse authors and/or featuring diverse themes. We are offering flat rate payments for accepted submissions; $15 for pieces under 1k words, $25 for poetry, and $40 for pieces between 1k and 5k words. You can find our submission guidelines at zillion-press.com/information.

  • Posted July 1, 2015

    Augury Books: Call for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: July 31, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre
    • Type Book

    Augury Books is open for submissions of full-length poetry and prose manuscripts. We seek high-quality poetry, short stories and creative nonfiction and are committed to publishing innovative work from emerging and established writers. Augury Books is a proud member of CLMP. We are based in New York City and our titles are distributed by SPD. Authors will receive a standard contract (payment & copies). We are an independent press and the $10 reading fee helps cover publication costs, author payment, and maintaining our catalog. For complete submissions guidelines, please visit our website: augurybooks.com/submissions-2/

    Posted July 1, 2015

    The 2nd Annual Coniston Prize from Radar Poetry

    • Subtitle Coniston Prize
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 9/1/15
    • Big Title The 2nd Annual Coniston Prize from Radar Poetry
    • Blurb

      Deadline: September 1, 2015
      The Coniston Prize is an annual award that recognizes an exceptional group of poems by a woman writing in English. This year's judge is Lynn Emanuel. The winner will receive a $1,000 prize, and her work will be featured in Radar's contest issue. Finalists are also awarded publication. The entry fee is $15, and all work must be submitted by the September 1 deadline. For more information and contest guidelines, please visit our website: www.radarpoetry.com/contest. We look forward to reading your work!

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  • Posted July 1, 2015

    Minerva Rising Call for Submissions: Body Image Theme

    • Deadline info Deadline: September 18, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre
    • Type Magazine

    “You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.” —Amy Bloom. Minerva Rising is an independent literary journal celebrating the creativity and wisdom in every woman. We are looking for thought-provoking fiction, nonfiction, photography, poetry, and essays by women writers and artists for Issue 9 whose theme is Body Image. There is a fee to submit. Please visit us at minervarising.com/submissions/ for more information on our current theme and submission guidelines.

    Posted July 1, 2015

    Buddhist Poetry Review: Volume Two, Issue Two

    • Deadline info Deadline: August 25, 2015
    • Genre Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Buddhist Poetry Review is a quarterly online magazine dedicated to publishing fresh and insightful Buddhist poetry. BPR will be accepting submissions for Volume Two, Issue Two from July 1st, 2015 through August 25th, 2015. Please visit our site for submission guidelines: www.buddhistpoetryreview.com/submit.

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