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  • Posted February 27, 2015

    Bartleby Snopes Call for Fiction Submissions

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

    Bartleby Snopes Literary Magazine welcomes the opportunity to read your fiction. We want to publish the best new stories we can find, giving writers an opportunity to publish their best work and inspiring writers to create great works of fiction. We currently publish two stories per week online and end each month with our Story Of The Month contest. The winner receives $25 and publication in our semi-annual print magazine. We respond to all submissions within 5 days and provide personal feedback. Our online magazine had over 30,000 readers last year. Please send us your best fiction up to 3,000 words by visiting us at www.bartlebysnopes.com.

  • Posted February 27, 2015

    Four Way Books for Publication of Poetry and Short Fiction

    • Deadline info Deadline: Year-round
    • Genre Fiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Four Way Books annually publishes fifteen aesthetically diverse titles of poetry and short fiction. Our authors include: Tina Chang, Andrea Cohen, Cynthia Cruz, Rigoberto Gonzalez, Yona Harvey, Gregory Pardlo, Eileen Pollack, Kevin Prufer, Daniel Tobin, and C. Dale Young. We are comprised of five primary programs: a literary press, a sponsored residency, Pay a Book Forward, a prize program, and an electronic literary journal, Four Way Review, which can be read at fourwayreview.com. To learn about submission opportunities throughout the year, visit our website fourwaybooks.com.

  • Posted February 27, 2015

    Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics Summer Writing Program 2015

    • Registration Deadline Deadline: Rolling
    • Blurb

      The Summer Writing Program is a four-week-long convocation of students, poets, fiction writers, scholars, translators, performance artists, activists, Buddhist teachers, musicians, printers, editors, and others working in small press publishing. Programming includes workshops, lectures, panels, readings, special events, and more. In dialogue with renowned practitioners, students engage in the composition of poetry, prose fiction, cross-genre possibilities, inter-arts, translation, and writing for performance. Participants work in daily contact with some of the most accomplished and notoriously provocative writers of our time, meeting individually and in small groups, so that both beginning and experienced writers find equal challenge in the program. www.naropa.edu/swp

  • Posted February 27, 2015

    $1500 in Prizes for Poetry & Prose

    • Subtitle Prizes for Poetry & Prose
    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 6/1/15
    • Big Title $1500 in Prizes for Poetry & Prose
    • Blurb

      Deadline: June 1, 2015
      $1500 in prizes for best poem, short story, and essay from Tiferet Journal. Judges are Aliki Barnstone for Poetry, Nahid Rachlin for Fiction, and Dr. Danielle Ofri for Nonfiction. One winner and two Honorable Mentions in each category. Publication for winners. Deadline June 1, 2015. Submit to www.tiferetjournal.com.

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  • Posted February 27, 2015

    Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction

    • Subtitle Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction
    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 1/14/15
    • Big Title Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction
    • Blurb

      Deadline: March 14, 2015
      Now accepting short story submissions to the 2015 Nelligan Prize. Author of the winning story receives $2,000 and the story is published in the fall issue of Colorado Review. The final judge is Lauren Groff. All stories will be considered for publication. $15 entry fee (add $2 for online submissions). Stories must be under 50 pages and unpublished. coloradoreview.colostate.edu

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  • Posted February 27, 2015

    Write from the Heartland

    • Registration Deadline Application deadline: Rolling
    • Blurb

      Ashland University's Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program is a low-residency program, designed to help writers develop more deeply in poetry, fiction or creative nonfiction, with a long-term goal of a book publication. A cross-genre option is available. Strengthen your craft and love of literature. Develop your literary skills in a community of writers who work collectively and individually toward the full potential of their art. We offer students the option of completing our annual 14-day summer residency in Ohio or Paris. The 2015 Visiting Writers include: Patricia Henley, EJ Levy, Lee Martin, Celeste Ng, and Patricia Smith. www.ashland.edu/cas/majors/master-fine-arts-creative-writing

    Posted February 27, 2015

    Paradigm-Defying Anthology

    • Deadline info Deadline: June 15, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Comics, Translations, Audio, Video

    Twelve Winters Press is seeking submissions for a print anthology of bleeding-edge creative work that combines, defies, perverts, and/or subverts existing notions of genre and idiom. Submissions must work on or with the two-dimensional printed page and should be narrative in a broad sense. See the Press's Submissions page or Submittable site for further details. twelvewinters.com

    Posted February 27, 2015

    Understorey seeks work on "extraordinary" motherhood (special needs)

    • Deadline info Deadline: April 15, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics, Reviews, Interviews, Translations, Audio, Video

    Understorey Magazine publishes on the theme of motherhood—defined broadly. Our Spring 2015 issue will be titled "Extraordinary: Mothering through Physical, Mental and Social Challenges." We welcome work about caring for children and adults with special needs and about motherhood with special needs. We also welcome work that explores the language of "special needs" and similar terms. Open to writers and artists who self-identify as women and live in Canada or are Canadians living abroad. Honorarium paid for accepted work. Please see full call and guidelines on our website: understoreymagazine.ca/2015/01/call-for-submissions-understoreys-extraordinary-issue/.

  • Posted February 26, 2015

    NDQ Seeks Art and Science Submissions; Offers Subscription Deal

    • Deadline info Deadline: March 15, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Comics, Reviews, Interviews, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    North Dakota Quarterly invites unpublished and original nonfiction essays, short fiction pieces, poems, and artistic images for a special issue (Vol. 80.4) that explore and illuminate the intersection of art and science, the similarities and distinctions between artistic and scientific perspectives, and how these merging methodologies impact other disciplines. No more than 6,000 words, written for a general audience. Deadline is March 15, 2015. With this ad (until July 31, 2015), get more than 50% off a regular subscription. Contact us at and use code "ndqsuper." arts-sciences.und.edu/north-dakota-quarterly/

    Posted February 26, 2015

    DIALOGIST is Reviewing for Vol. II, Issue IV

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

    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 February 26, 2015

    Prairie Schooner Book Prize Contest in Fiction and Poetry

    • Subtitle Book Prize
    • Genres Fiction, Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Contest Deadline 3/15/15
    • Big Title Prairie Schooner Book Prize Contest in Fiction and Poetry
    • Blurb

      Deadline: March 15, 2015
      PRIZES: $3,000 and publication through the University of Nebraska Press. ELIGIBILITY: The Prairie Schooner Book Prize Series welcomes manuscripts from all writers writing in English. JUDGING: Semi-finalists will be chosen by members of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize Series National Advisory Board. HOW TO SEND: We accept electronic submissions and hard copy submissions, with an entry fee of $25. WHEN TO SEND: Submissions will be accepted between January 15 and March 15, 2015. For submission guidelines or to submit online, visit prairieschooner.unl.edu. General submissions are always free and accepted through May 1.

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  • Posted February 26, 2015

    Temenos Journal Extends Submission Deadline

    • Deadline info Deadline: March 20, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art
    • Type Magazine

    Temenos is extending our submission deadline for our Spring 2015 edition, Paradigm Shift! The new deadline is midnight March 20th, so if you missed the opportunity to submit, now is your chance! We are looking for art, fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry that examines contradictions and perspective shifts in nature. Check out our submission guidelines at www.temenosjournal.com/submit.html ‪#‎publishing‬ ‪#‎temenos‬ ‪#‎journals‬ ‪#CMU

    Posted February 26, 2015

    2015 New Ohio Review Prize in Fiction and Poetry

    • Subtitle Prize in Fiction and Poetry
    • Genres Fiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 3/10/15
    • Big Title 2015 New Ohio Review Prize in Fiction and Poetry
    • Blurb

      Deadline: March 10, 2015
      Judges: Maud Casey in fiction and Robert Pinsky in poetry. Entery fee: $20 (with a one-year subscription included). $1,500 first prize in each genre, plus a $500 second prize in each genre. Please visit www.ohio.edu/nor/contest.htm for more guidelines!

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    Posted February 26, 2015

    The New Verse News is Accepting Submissions

    • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.
    • Genre Poetry
    • Type Literary Site
    The New Verse News covers the news with poems on issues large and small (especially those of a politically progressive bent) by writers from all over the world. The editors seek to post each day a genuinely poetic take on a very current and specific news story. See the website at www.newversenews.com for guidelines and for examples of the kinds of poems The New Verse News publishes. Then paste your previously-unpublished, non-simultaneous submission and a brief bio in the text of an email (no attachments, please) to . Write "Verse News Submission" in the subject line of your email.
    Posted February 26, 2015

    Slipstream Seeks Poems Exploring the Theme of "Elements."

    • Deadline info Online/Postmark submission deadline: May 1, 2015
    • Genre Poetry, Art
    • Type Magazine

    Slipstream is currently reading for Issue #35, which will be published in 2015. We seek poetry that explores the theme "elements." Creative interpretations are welcome. Submit up to five (5) poems in one document file only. We also are seeking artwork for the issue. Please do not submit again until you have received a response on the status of your current submission. We also accept mail submissions with a SASE: Slipstream, PO Box 2071, Niagara Falls NY 14301. Deadline for submissions for this issue is May 1, 2015. Submit only unpublished work. Please refer to our submission guidelines on our web site (www.slipstreampress.org).

    Posted February 26, 2015

    Transference seeks submissions of translated poetry & accompanying commentary

    • Deadline info Deadline: March 31, 2015
    • Genre Poetry, Translations

    Transference, published both online and in print by the Department of World Languages and Literatures at Western Michigan University, invites submissions of translated poetry and accompanying commentary on the art and process of translation. We publish translations from the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French and Old French, German, Classical Greek, Latin, and Japanese. Read our 2014 issue and submit up to four poems with commentary at scholarworks.wmich.edu/transference/. The submission period for our 2015 issue closes on March 31. Contacts: David Kutzko and Molly Lynde-Recchia, Editors, at .

    Posted February 25, 2015

    Call for Submissions: Ninth Letter Online

    • Deadline info Deadline: March 31, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry

    Ninth Letter is currently accepting submissions of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from students enrolled in a creative writing program for a special online edition to be published in Summer 2015. Graduate and undergraduate students who have not yet published a book are invited to send work. Submissions are open until March 31. You may submit up to three poems, or one piece of short prose (fiction or nonfiction) of up to 3500 words; please also include a cover letter telling us which writing program you are attending. www.ninthletter.com

  • Posted February 25, 2015

    Epiphany Magazine Chapbook Contest Call for Submissions

    • Subtitle Chapbook Contest
    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Comics
    • Type Chapbook
    • Contest Deadline 3/15/15
    • Big Title Epiphany Magazine Chapbook Contest Call for Submissions
    • Blurb

      Deadline: March 15, 2015
      Fiction, judged by Luis Jaramillo; poetry, judged by Katie Peterson; literary nonfiction, judged by Kristin Dombek; Graphic literature, judged by Lydia Conklin. Please submit work for the following genres with a cover sheet, title, name & contact info. Work must be previously unpublished—online or in print: Fiction, Nonfiction, & Graphic Lit: submit 10- 20 pages double-spaced, 12pt font. You can submit a single story or several stories within that page/word count to be published as a whole. For Graphic Lit entries: black and white illustrations only. Poetry: One poem per page. Total page count should not exceed 20 pages; all poetry forms welcome. $6 submission fee. Submit: www.epiphanyzine.com/submissions/.

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    Posted February 25, 2015

    The Healing Muse Submission Period Now Open

    • Deadline info Deadline: May 1, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography
    • Type Magazine

    The Healing Muse, annual journal of literary and visual art published by SUNY Upstate Medical University’s Center for Bioethics and Humanities, is looking for artists and writers for our 2015 fall publication. We welcome fiction, poetry, narratives, essays, memoirs, drawings, photography, and graphic art, particularly but not exclusively focusing on themes of medicine and healing. Submission period: September 1, 2014 through May 1, 2015. Original and unpublished works only. Detailed guidelines can be found on our website: thehealingmuse.org.

    Posted February 25, 2015

    Flyover Country Review call for submissions

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

    Flyover Country Review, an online magazine of Midwestern literature, seeks submissions of short fiction, poetry, nonfiction, visual art, and photography for publication online and in print. Visit us at www.flyovercountryreview.com, on Facebook at facebook.com/fcreview, and on Twitter @flyoverreview. Submissions can be emailed to as per our submissions guidelines: www.flyovercountryreview.com/submissions-2/.

  • Posted February 24, 2015

    Submit Now to Able Muse Contests for 2015

    • Subtitle Book Award
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Contest Deadline 3/31/15
    • Big Title Submit Now to Able Muse Contests for 2015
    • Blurb

      Deadline: March 31, 2015
      The Able Muse Book Award for Poetry includes $1000 plus book publication. The final judge is Peter Campion. $25 entry fee. Deadline: March 31, 2015. Enter now—go to www.ablemusepress.com for details.

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    Posted February 24, 2015

    Fiction Southeast Now Accepting Submissions

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

    The editors of Fiction Southeast are interested in flash fiction (fiction of approximately 1000 words or less). While we are interested in fiction that depicts a variety of southern traditions and landscapes, we DO NOT wish to limit the journal to only southern writers. Writers from other parts of the country are encouraged to submit their work. Though we hope for creative and innovative writing, we don’t prefer one particular style or genre of writing. The only criterion we look for is quality. www.fictionsoutheast.com

    Posted February 24, 2015

    Riding Light Seeks Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, and Photography.

    • Deadline info Deadline: April 15, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Comics

    Riding Light is now accepting submissions for our Spring 2015 Issue. This is our first themed issue and the last issue of Volume I. The theme is LOVE. We don't want plain old love stories. Love doesn’t always mean romantic love either. Any interpretation of theme is welcome. We want something different, like a genre mash-up or some other weird element. We seek to publish eclectic and innovative literary works, so take risks, be creative, and have fun! Please visit our website for more information: www.ridinglight.org.

    Posted February 24, 2015

    Student Poets! Submit to The Critical Junior Poet's Award Contest!

    • Subtitle Critical Junior Poet's Award
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 3/15/15
    • Big Title Student Poets! Submit to The Critical Junior Poet's Award Contest!
    • Blurb

      Deadline: March 15, 2015
      The Critical Pass Review
      is now accepting submissions online for its Critical Junior Poet's Award Contest, an editor's choice award for exceptional promise in the art of poetry. Applicants between the ages of 13 and 18 can enter for free. The winner will receive (per the guidelines on The Critical Pass Review's official website, www.criticalpassreview.com) a $100 cash prize, a $20 iTunes card, a CD of master poets reading their poetry, publication of his/her winning work in The Critical Pass Review's Fall 2015 issue, and more. To learn more, visit www.criticalpassreview.com/submit/junior-poet-contest/.

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    Posted February 24, 2015

    Call for Submissions: Loose Change Magazine

    • Deadline info Deadline: March 15, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics, Reviews, Interviews

    Loose Change 5.1 is live! Featuring work by Laura Carter, Bruce Covey, Rob Halpern, Timothy Liu, Miranda Mellis, Matthew Nye, Coco Owen, D. A. Powell, Molly Rice, Joanna Ruocco, Donna Stonecipher, Megan Volpert, Keith Waldrop, Mark Young, and others. We are now also reading submissions in all categories for issue 5.2 through March 15. We are interested in writing that emerges from a variety of traditions to innovate, expand, and interrogate them. (Note: We are interested in book reviews and author interviews only of Georgia authors.) www.loosechangemagazine.org

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