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    Posted May 28, 2015

    PARAGRAPHITI Flash Fiction Issue

    • Deadline info Deadline: June 30, 2015
    • Genre Fiction
    • Type Literary Site

    PARAGRAPHITI is now accepting submissions for its first online Flash Fiction Issue. The issue is due out in fall 2015. There is no submission fee. To submit your work, please visit www.paragraphiti.com/submit/

    Posted May 28, 2015

    ELJ Publications Seeking Chapbook Manuscripts for New Magpies Series

    • Deadline info Deadline: June 30, 2015
    • Genre Poetry
    • Type Chapbook

    ELJ Publications chapbook series Magpies is seeking to showcase tightly themed, fresh, innovative, and exciting manuscripts of 12-20 poems in elegant traditional side-stapled open-run editions. We are open to submissions from June 1st-June 30th annually. ELJ Publications prefers narrative and free verse poetry that explores human emotions, experiences, dreams, revelations, etc. We also veer towards the surreal with powerful images and language. If you feel that your poems fit into any of these categories, please consider us. Please visit us at eljpublications.com/submit/magpies/.

    Posted May 28, 2015

    Dirty Chai Seeks Submissions For Issue 7: Summer 2015: REVOLT!

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

    The Summer 2015 issue will focus on the theme REVOLT. Send us work that is a call to arms. We want work that stirs the conscience. Shock us! Shake us up! We seek work that will make us question everything we've ever known/question our very existence. Be bold! Be free! We are seeking truths, inspiration and unity through the collective desire to change the status quo. REVOLT with us! Head to www.dirtychaimag.com to submit.

    Posted May 27, 2015

    Living with HIV Poetry Anthology Call for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: September 30, 2015
    • Genre Poetry
    • Type Anthology

    Indolent Books seeks poems for an anthology about living with HIV. No restrictions as to race, gender, or sexual orientation. No restrictions in terms of HIV status. We want poems about living with HIV, or living with the risk of HIV, or living in proximity to HIV in the here and now of 2015. We want to hear the voices of people living with HIV for a long time or for a short time. People infected via any mode of transmission. Negative people trying to stay that way. Negative partners of positive people. For more information please visit us at: indolentbooks.submittable.com/submit/42292.

    Posted May 27, 2015

    New Magazine Seeks Book Review Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
    • Genre Nonfiction, Reviews
    • Type Literary Site

    con•text is a new magazine focused on writing about literature, with an emphasis on the reviewer's perspective. With a March 2015 launch, we're now seeking submissions (on a rolling basis) for future iterations of the magazine. We exclusively publish personal book reviews and criticism, of new and not-so-new books, regardless of form. Reviews may be submitted in textual or audiovisual forms. con-text.co

    Posted May 27, 2015

    NANO Fiction Seeking Reviews of Flash Collections

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

    If you are interested in reviewing books or collections of flash fiction, prose poems, or short shorts for NANO Fiction, please send finished reviews and pitches for reviews (as well as all other review inquiries) to .

    Posted May 27, 2015

    Lowestoft Chronicle Calls for Submissions

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

    Lowestoft Chronicle, an online literary magazine published quarterly, is seeking well-crafted, original, and previously unpublished works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for the next issue (September 1st). We are looking for short fiction from 1,000 to 3,000 words, flash fiction up to 1,000 words, creative nonfiction up to 3,000 words, and poetry of any length. Preference is given to humorous submissions with an emphasis on travel. For guidelines, sample work, and more information, please visit our website at www.lowestoftchronicle.com

    Posted May 27, 2015

    2015 Autumn House Press Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction Contest

    • Subtitle Annual Writing Contests
    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Contest Deadline 6/30/15
    • Big Title 2015 Autumn House Press Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction Contest
    • Blurb

      Deadline: June 30, 2015
      The annual Autumn House Press Contests award publication of full-length manuscripts in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Each winner also receives $2,500. This year's poetry contest is judged by Dorianne Laux with a suggested page length of 50 to 80 pages. The fiction contest will be judged by Sharon Dilworth and nonfiction by Dinty W. Moore with a suggest page length of 200 to 300 for both.  We accept online submissions (autumnhousepress.submittable.com/submit) as well as paper submissions: Autumn House Press, PO Box 60100, Pittsburgh, PA 15211. For more information check our website: www.autumnhouse.org/contest-submissions/ or email us:

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    Posted May 27, 2015

    Clementine Poetry Journal: Call for Submissions

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

    Clementine Poetry Journal publishes a small selection of poetry each month online and a companion printed journal once or twice a year. Poets we’ve recently featured include: Thomas Zimmerman, Yu-Han Chao, Corey Mesler, Anne Britting Oleson, and William Doreski. We’re drawn to well-crafted poems that are attentive to language and music—whether formal, free verse, language/experimental, or prose poem. Fast response times, usually within a week or two. A $3 submission fee helps defray expenses of publishing the annual volume and sending a free copy to contributors. Read our guidelines and currently posted work at clementinepoetryjournal.com.

  • Posted May 26, 2015

    2015 Seattle Review Chapbook Contest

    • Subtitle 2015 Chapbook Contest
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Chapbook
    • Contest Deadline 7/31/15
    • Big Title 2015 Seattle Review Chapbook Contest
    • Blurb

      Deadline: July 31, 2015
      Poet Robyn Schiff will select a winning chapbook to be published by The Seattle Review and printed by Paper Hammer. From May 1st to July 31st, submit 20-30 pages of original poetry along with the reading fee. 1st prize receives $1,000 and 20 copies of their published chapbook. Two finalists will each receive $100 and publication in The Seattle Review. The $20 entry fee includes a one year subscription to The Seattle Review. There is a $25 entry fee if you would also like to receive a copy of the winning chapbook. To view last year's winner, review guidelines, and submit your work, please visit us at theseattlereview.org.

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    Posted May 26, 2015

    Reopened for SF/F Submissions - Lackington's Magazine

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

    Lackington’s publishes speculative fiction between 1,500 – 5,000 words. Our writers and artists have been nominated for or won Hugo, Nebula, Aurora, World Fantasy, and British Fantasy awards. We buy fantasy, SF, slipstream, post-apocalyptic, magic realism, mythopoeia, folktale, and any flavor of punk. We’re excited by stories by, or representative of, members of traditionally marginalized communities. Visit www.lackingtons.com to see what themes we're reading for at the moment and learn more about the kind of prose we're seeking.

    Posted May 26, 2015

    Call for Submissions: Ghosts

    • Deadline info Deadline: June 26, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Comics, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    What haunts you? Cicada YA lit/comics magazine is looking for works on restless spirits, old-timey séances, supernatural visitations, and mortals possessed by shadowy pasts. Send us spine-shivering poetry, fiction, essays, comics, and incantations. See details at www.cicadamag.com/submitwork.

    Posted May 26, 2015

    Cargo Lit Seeks YourBest Travel Stories

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

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

    Posted May 26, 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 May 26, 2015

    Turn : Turn : Turn Seeking Flash Fiction

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

    Turn : Turn : Turn : A Season of Short Short Stories is a quarterly journal of flash fiction, each issue containing 30 authors with 3 stories each for a total of 90 days of fiction or a season of flash. We're current seeking submissions of 7 stories (100% reprint with secured rights is OK) for our upcoming issues. A minimum of 3 stories per contributor, if accepted, will be chosen. Please limit length of stories to 750 words. Payment is one contributor's copy. www.eljpublications.com

    Posted May 26, 2015

    Mothers Always Write seeks essay and poetry submissions about motherhood.

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
    • Genre Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Literary Site

    Mothers Always Write is an online literary magazine for mothers by mother writers. Please submit up to 3 poems (<25 lines) or a creative essay (<2,000 words) about parenting. We also seek micro-nonfiction (<300 words) and posts for our parenting blog. Writers guidelines are available on our website www.mothersalwayswrite.com. Please submit through Submittable.

  • Posted May 26, 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 May 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 May 20, 2015

    Dialogual Looking for Dialogue-Only Stories

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

    Dialogual is the only magazine that is exclusive to dialogue based stories. We publish on a weekly basis, every Thursday. Send stories up to 350 words (although leeway is offered) or over 1000 words that can be serialized. For a better description, check out the guidelines and the interview, and at least one story so you can see how these stories should be formatted and done. dialogual.wix.com/dialogual

    Posted May 20, 2015

    damselfly press seeks submissions by women writers

    • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.

    damselfly press seeks to promote exceptional writing by women. We welcome work from female writers of all experiences. If you’d like to submit, please first visit our guidelines section before emailing your submission. damselflypress.net/submissions/

    Posted May 19, 2015

    Qu: a literary magazine Now Accepting Submissions!

    • Deadline info Deadline: August 31, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Drama, Screenplay
    • Type Magazine

    Payment upon publication: $100 per prose piece, $50 per poem. Qu is produced by the MFA program at Queens University of Charlotte (www.qulitmag.com) and publishes fiction, poetry, essays, and script excerpts of outstanding quality. We will be accepting submissions through August 31st.

    Posted May 19, 2015

    Fiction Submissions Open for Summer 2015 Issue

    • Deadline info Deadline: June 10, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Cross-genre
    • Type Magazine

    Liminoid Magazine is now reading short fiction for its second issue, Summer 2015, which goes live on June 21st. We're looking for fiction that's on the cusp: neither here nor there, unbound by convention or genre expectations. We're open to unique and exceptional genre and multi-genre work, as well as fiction that doesn't quiet fit under any name tag. Send us your best. Full submission guidelines at www.liminoidmagazine.com/submissions/.

  • Posted May 19, 2015

    Baltimore Review Summer Contest - Crime

    • Subtitle Summer Contest - Crime
    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 5/31/15
    • Big Title Baltimore Review Summer Contest - Crime
    • Blurb

      Deadline: May 31, 2015
      Baltimore Review
      Summer Issue Contest Theme: Crime. From infractions to felonies. Prizes are $500, $200, and $100. Entry fee is $10. All contest entries, regardless of genre, should be submitted through the Contest link in Submittable. Three winners will be selected from among all entries. 3,000-word limit for fiction and creative nonfiction (5,000-word limit for non-contest, non-theme submissions). One to three poems in an entry. All entries considered for publication. Final judge: Sujata Massey. See guidelines at baltimorereview.org.

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    Posted May 18, 2015

    Four Ties Lit Review

    • Deadline info Deadline: June 26, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art
    • Type Magazine

    Four Ties Lit Review is now open to submissions May 15th – June 26th for its fourth issue (un-themed). We’re an online review looking for smart and entertaining Poetry, Fiction, NonFiction, and Art. Check out our previous issue fourtieslitreview.com/home/issue-3-volume-1-summer-2014/ and see our guidelines fourtieslitreview.com/submit/.

    Posted May 18, 2015

    Call for Submissions - Nerve Lantern: Axon of Performance Literature

    • Deadline info Deadline: October 31, 2015
    • Genre Poetry, Cross-genre, Drama
    • Type Magazine

    Nerve Lantern: Axon of Performance Literature, a journal of experimental performance texts and texts about performance, is preparing a supplemental digital issue that will pay tribute to Yoko Ono, with guest editors Joel Allegretti and Jay Besemer. The editors are seeking performance texts that interpret and respond to Ono’s Fluxus art, instruction pieces, and ideas. Submit a maximum of 10 pages as an attachment (Doc or PDF) to . The deadline is October 31, 2015. Visit www.pyriformpress.com/nervelantern/ for information about Nerve Lantern.

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