NewPages.com is news, information, and guides to literary magazines, independent publishers, creative writing programs, alternative periodicals, indie bookstores, writing contests, and more.

NewPages Classifieds

Browse the most recent calls for submissions, writing contests, writing conferences and events, and writing program information.

See all Calls for Submissions - See new Writing Contests
See new Conferences & Programs - See all Subscriptions and Classroom Adoptions - See all New and Forthcoming Releases

    Posted September 29, 2016

    Perfume River Poetry Review Seeks Submissions for Issue 5

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 31, 2016
    • Genre Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Perfume River Poetry Review is accepting submissions for our fifth anniversary issue. For this issue, we are going back to the motherland, my homeland, Vietnam. We welcome poems that celebrate Vietnam, its culture and customs, and the people—my people, brave, generous, poetic. We welcome poems from Vietnamese and non-Vietnamese. For more information and details, please go to our website: touranepoetrypress.wordpress.com/call-for-submissions/.

    Posted September 29, 2016

    Fire Poetry Wants Your Hottest Writing

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
    • Genre Poetry, Art, Photography, Interviews, Translations, Audio, Video
    • Type Magazine

    Fire Poetry is a new online poetry journal, published twice a year. Fire Poetry's mission is to promote the many uses of poetry, especially among underserved communities. We your want poems that have heat, that scorch. www.firepoetry.com

    Posted September 29, 2016

    Otis Nebula Now Open to Submissions

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

    Otis Nebula is now accepting submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, video, and hybrid forms. To get a sense of what we're looking for, please read one of our issues, which are available for free online. Submission details here: www.otisnebula.com/otisnebula/contribute.html.

    Posted September 29, 2016

    2017 Crazyhorse Prizes in Fiction, Nonfiction, & Poetry

    • Subtitle Prizes in Poetry, Fiction, & Nonfiction
    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 1/31 (annual)
    • Big Title Crazyhorse Prizes in Fiction, Nonfiction, & Poetry
    • Blurb

      Deadline: January 31, 2017
      From January 1 to January 31, Crazyhorse will accept entries for our Prizes in Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction. Ada Limon will judge Poetry, Justin Torres will judge Fiction, and Robin Hemley will judge Nonfiction. Submit fiction and nonfiction manuscripts of up to 25 pages or 1-3 poems via Submittable. Winners in each genre receive $2,000 and publication. The $20 entry fee includes a one-year subscription to Crazyhorse; all entries will be considered for publication. For more information, visit our website: crazyhorse.cofc.edu.

    • Fee Show All, Show with fee
  • Posted September 29, 2016

    Baltimore Review Winter Contest

    • Subtitle Winter Contest
    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 11/30/16
    • Big Title Baltimore Review Winter Contest
    • Blurb

      Deadline: November 30, 2016
      The theme for The Baltimore Review’s winter contest is “Milestones.” Why? The Baltimore Review is celebrating 20 years of publishing! A mighty milestone for us. Now we want to hear about other milestones. You can use the theme in any way you’d like. Submit your poems, short stories, and creative nonfiction online to our Submittable Contest category. Three winners will be selected from among all entries. All submissions considered for publication. Prizes are $500, $200, and $100. Entry fee is $10. Final judge: Lia Purpura. Deadline is November 30, 2016. Visit us at www.baltimorereview.org to learn more.

    • Fee Show All, Show with fee
    Posted September 28, 2016

    Call for Flash Fiction: The Conium Review Online Commpendium

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 1, 2016
    • Genre Fiction, Cross-genre
    • Type Magazine

    The Conium Review Online Compendium is open to flash fiction submissions from September 1st through November 1st. Send up to three pieces, each under 1,000 words. We like innovative work with strange characters and inventive settings. Paragraphed stories are welcome, but we also encourage atypical forms of storytelling, such as lists, letters, receipts, and other marginalia. We're especially interested in submissions from women, writers of color, LGBTQIA authors, and writers with disabilities. Full guidelines here: coniumreview.com/online-submissions/.

  • Posted September 28, 2016

    The Raven Short Story Contest from Pulp Literature

    • Subtitle Raven Short Story Contest
    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 10/15/16
    • Big Title The Raven Short Story Contest from Pulp Literature
    • Blurb

      Deadline: October 15, 2016
      Pulp Literature editors collect stories like ravens in the woods, swooping down on what catches our eye and bringing the treasures—sometimes sparkling, sometimes grisly, but always fascinating—home to our nests. Show us your most scintillating treasures in the form of short fiction up to 2500 words in length and you could be the one bringing home $300 to line your nest! pulpliterature.com/contests/the-raven-short-story-contest/

    • Fee Show All, Show with fee
    Posted September 27, 2016

    FLARE: The Flagler Review looking for your submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: January 15, 2017
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography
    • Type Magazine

    FLARE: The Flagler Review is looking for evocative, compelling fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and artwork for its Spring 2017 edition. Want to be part of it? Submissions are now being accepted. FLARE is the award-winning literary journal at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida. We seek new, up-and-coming, and established writers and artists. For more information, visit theflaglerreview.com.

    Posted September 26, 2016

    Second Hand Stories Podcast Call for Submissions

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

    Second Hand Stories is an up-and-coming podcast where we plan to read short works of fiction submitted by our listener community. Our goals are twofold: we would like to give new and under-published writers an opportunity for their works to be heard, and we would like to bring fiction back to its original form as an oral tradition in an affordable alternative to audiobook services. We’re looking for any genre of fiction (no poetry) and our word limit is flexible (preferably between 2,000 and 6,000 words). Check out our episodes at secondhandpodcast.com!

    Posted September 26, 2016

    The Sonder Review Now Seeking Submissions for Fall 2016 Issue

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

    The Sonder Review is currently seeking submissions of fiction, creative nonfiction, and art. We believe in prose that strikes and sparks. Words raw and shuddering and unabashed. Language both spare and piercing, delicately and deliberately crafted. We believe in storytelling that is innovative and daring, precise and oddly angled. Writing which shows us the bizarre and magical and profound; which shows us a self we have never seen and truth we have never known. But above all, we want fresh and ringing voices. Words that must be heard. Please visit our website for our submissions guidelines and past issues. www.sonderreview.com

    Posted September 26, 2016

    Seeking Imperfect Fiction

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

    Many journals ask you to submit your best work. The new website Imperfect Fiction seeks work you don't quite understand—work you've struggled with but seems to have merit, work that seems to be a mistake but a mistake you're inexplicably drawn toward, the one story that no journal has been willing to publish. Imperfect Fiction prefers nontraditional forms and does not require a polished surface. We are particularly interested in Chicago-area writers. Work will be published as it is accepted; the publishing process is more like a blog than a journal. To submit, visit: www.imperfectfiction.com/submit.

    Posted September 21, 2016

    Hermeneutic Chaos Seeks Poetry & Prose Submissions

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

    Hermeneutic Chaos invites poetry and prose submissions for its forthcoming issues. Since its inception, the journal is enthusiastic about work that engages the readers with perspectives beyond its physical architecture. We look for poems and fictions that incorporate a compelling aesthetic theme, unique and surprising use of language and a powerful imagery. Works published by us have found recognition in Best Of The Net and Best Of Small Fictions, among others. To know more and/or in order to submit, please visit www.hermeneuticchaosjournal.com/submissions.html. We are excited to read your work!

    Posted September 20, 2016

    Blueline Literary Magazine Call for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 30, 2016
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Reviews
    • Type Magazine

    Blueline: A Literary Magazine Dedicated to the Spirit of the Adirondacks seeks poems, stories, and essays about the Adirondacks and regions similar in geography and spirit, focusing on nature’s shaping influence. We also welcome nonfiction about the region’s literature or culture. Submission period July 1 through November 30. Decisions mid-February. Payment in copies. Simultaneous submissions accepted if identified as such. Please notify immediately if your submission is placed elsewhere. Electronic submissions encouraged, as Word files, to . Please identify the genre in the subject line. Further information at www.bluelinemagadk.com.

    Posted September 20, 2016

    Green Linden Seeks Poems for Winter Issue

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

    Green Linden is an online journal with a twofold mission: to publish and foster excellent poetry and to give a portion of our proceeds to reforestation efforts—we have planted 42 trees this year! Begun in 2008 as a forum for interviews (and including such luminaries as Kazim Ali, Carolyn Forché, Ross Gay, Richard Siken, and Cole Swensen), we are now accepting poetry submissions for Issue 2, scheduled for publication in December. Selections from the issue will be published in our acclaimed broadside series. Visit www.greenlindenpress.com/submit for more information.

    Posted September 19, 2016

    Seeking Gutsy Unforgettable Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: April 5, 2017
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography
    • Type Magazine

    Foliate Oak wants your lyrical essays, your hybrids, your most brave, most zany writing. Please submit photography and artwork also. We want to hear from people whose work we have not published. We want newness. foliateoakliterarymagazine.submittable.com

    Posted September 19, 2016

    Twisted Vine Literary Arts Journal

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 21, 2016
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art
    • Type Magazine

    Twisted Vine is the literary journal for Western New Mexico University’s Masters of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies program. We are open for submissions for our winter issue. Our staff is looking for original and previously unpublished fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and art. We have a special affinity for those works that succeed in crossing, overlapping, and transcending traditional genres. Twisted Vine strongly encourages submissions that are interdisciplinary in nature. Submission fee: None More Info: twistedvineliteraryjournal.submittable.com/submit.

    Posted September 19, 2016

    JuxtaProse Literary Magazine Annual Fiction Contest - $500 Prize

    • Subtitle Annual Fiction Contest
    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 10/31/16
    • Big Title JuxtaProse Literary Magazine Annual Fiction Contest - $500 Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: October 31, 2016
      $500 and publication in JuxtaProse Literary Magazine will be awarded to the winning story. Up to three additional stories, from different authors, may be awarded “Honorable Mention” status, for which they will receive $50 and publication. All finalists will be considered for publication, regardless of whether they receive honorable mention status. Stories must be previously unpublished. An entry fee of $15 applies. Entries should consist of a single story, of between 500 and 7,000 words. Winners, including the first prize winner and any honorable mentions, will be announced on or ‪before 5:00 pm Mountain Time on November 25, 2016. JuxtaProseMagazine.org

    • Fee Show All, Show with fee
  • Posted September 15, 2016

    Driftwood Press: Call for Submissions (One Week Response Option Available)

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

    John Updike once said, "Creativity is merely a plus name for regular activity. Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or better." At Driftwood Press, we are actively searching for artists who care about doing it right, or better. We are excited to receive your submissions and will diligently work to bring you the best in literary criticism, short fiction, poetry, graphic narrative, photography, art, and interviews. We also offer our submitters a premium option to receive an acceptance or rejection letter within one week of submission; many authors are offered editorships and interviews. www.driftwoodpress.net

  • Posted September 15, 2016

    Submissions Now Open for Cherry Tree's Third Issue

    • Deadline info Submission Deadline: October 15, 2016
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Cherry Tree opens for submissions for its third issue from August 15 to October 15. We are writers who value and publish well-crafted short stories, poems, and creative nonfiction essays that are not afraid to make us care. We want work that braves to be, that dares to be. We encourage well-informed work where the form understands its relationship with the content. We want pieces that seem wise, that are unafraid to confront topics that matter, and that speak with urgency, that beg for an ear to listen. We want to read vividly-drawn characters who challenge and enlarge our sympathy. www.washcoll.edu/centers/lithouse/cherry-tree/

    Posted September 15, 2016

    Call for Submissions: Liquid Animal Machine

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 9, 2016
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics, Reviews, Interviews, Translations, Audio, Video
    • Type Literary Site

    #Liquid #Animal #Machine: Media is open for submissions! We are an audio magazine seeking music, sonic sculpture, and recordings of spoken word poetry, essays, short stories, and philosophical diatribes pertaining to the theme. Email submissions to along with a brief cover letter, bio, and any text documents pertaining to the piece(s). Up to five unpublished pieces per submission. All work is published under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license. www.liquidanimalmachine.com

    Posted September 15, 2016

    Palooka's Open!

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

    Palooka is an international nonprofit literary magazine. We've published writers, artists, and photographers from the United States, Canada, India, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Spain, Israel, Finland, and Austria. Always seeking unique fiction, poetry, nonfiction, graphic narratives, comic strips, artwork, and photography. Give us a shot! We promise not to hit back. Submissions open year-round. $2.50 submission fee. www.palookamag.com

    Posted September 15, 2016

    Storm Cellar Call for Submissions

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

    Storm Cellar, a journal of safety and danger in print and online, seeks amazing new writing and art for an issue featuring authors who happen to be women or genderqueer (in the most inclusive sense). Send us what we have never seen before, what surprised you when you wrote it. We're particularly interested in voices from the Midwest and those who are underrepresented. Details at stormcellarquarterly.com/submit or jump to stormcellar.submittable.com.

  • Posted September 15, 2016

    2017 Eckerd College Writers' Conference: Writers in Paradise

    • Registration Deadline Application Deadline: November 15, 2016
    • Dates January 14-21, 2017;
    • Location Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL
    • Blurb

      Located on the coast of the picturesque Boca Ciega Bay, the Thirteenth Annual Eckerd College Writers’ Conference: Writers in Paradise offers an intimate eight-day experience of workshop classes, roundtables, panel discussions, Q&As, readings, book signings, and receptions with our award-winning faculty and guest speakers. This year’s faculty and guests include: 2013 Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco, Lan Samantha Chang, Andre Dubus III, Denise Duhamel, Ann Hood, Major Jackson, Fabienne Josaphat, Laura Lippman, Peter Meinke, Stewart O’Nan, Les Standiford, Helen Wallace, Sterling Watson, David Yoo and more. We have over 20 fellowships and scholarships available, including 10 Sterling Watson MFA Fellowships for current and recent MFA students. Learn more at writersinparadise.com.

  • Posted September 15, 2016

    The Creativity Workshop

    • Blurb

      Creativity Workshops in New York, Florence, Lisbon, Barcelona, Prague, Dublin, and Iceland. "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. www.creativityworkshop.com.

  • Posted September 15, 2016

    $2000 and Publication - Fall Fiction Contest Judged by Kelly Link

    • Subtitle Fall Fiction Contest
    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 11/15/16
    • Big Title $2000 and Publication - Fall Fiction Contest Judged by Kelly Link
    • Blurb

      Deadline: November 15, 2016
      The Masters Review is hosting a Fall Fiction Contest awarding $2000, publication, and correspondence with our guest judge to today’s best emerging writers. Three winners ($200 and $100 to second and third place writers, respectively) will earn publication on the site, cash prizes, and correspondence with Kelly Link. The publication is looking for literary fiction under 7000 words. Multiple and simultaneous submissions are allowed, as are submissions from self-published and writers outside the US. For full guidelines see the website. Send us your best! 15 finalists will be recognized. Kelly Link will select winners from the shortlist. mastersreview.com/fall-fiction-contest-2000-publication/

    • Fee Show All, Show with fee

See all Calls for Submissions - See new Writing Contests
See new Conferences & Programs - See all Subscriptions and Classroom Adoptions - See all New and Forthcoming Releases
newpages-footer-logo

We welcome any/all Feedback.