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    Posted June 30, 2015

    Call for Quotes: A Man Is . . .

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

    Men and women are invited to complete this phrase in one sentence: “A man is . . .” Entries will be considered for publication in Passions of a Man, an anthology of men's writings that will show women who men are, to be published by Vineyards Press in 2016. Guidelines for submitting your sentence are at www.vineyardspress.com/Quotes.

  • Posted June 29, 2015

    ORO FINO: 1st Annual Chapbook Competition

    • Subtitle ORO FINO
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Chapbook
    • Contest Deadline 8/31/15
    • Big Title ORO FINO: 1st Annual Chapbook Competition
    • Blurb

      Deadline: August 31, 2015
      Educe Press is seeking submissions to its 1st Annual Chapbook Competition Series, ORO FINO. Located in Montana mining country, we know the value of gold. This Summit Valley-to the west of the Rocky Mountains-is prime territory for placer mining. And while oro fino is not a technical term, it represents an idea–the hidden value of powdered gold. We want that powdered gold. And, we want it in 30-40 pages of poetry. You pay a $10 submission fee and the winner receives $100, publication, and 10 free copies. Final Judge: National Book Award Long-Lister, Diane Raptosh. educepress.com/2015/03/02/oro-fino/

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    Posted June 29, 2015

    Stoneboat Seeks Submissions for Fall Issue

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

    Stoneboat literary journal is accepting submissions of poetry, literary fiction, creative nonfiction, graphic literature, b&w art, and photo essays through August 1st for the Fall 2015 issue. Quality is our only publication consideration—we want work that excites us and makes us want to turn the page. We are entering our sixth year of publication and have featured work by Robert Vivian, Philip Dacey, and Simon Perchik; we've also interviewed Chad Harbach and Sandra Kleven. Visit our website and/or read back issues to determine if your work would be a good fit. We prefer electronic submissions but also accept hardcopy. www.stoneboatwi.com

    Posted June 29, 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 June 29, 2015

    bioStories New Call for Submissions

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

    bioStories is an on-line literary magazine of creative nonfiction focused on biography and autobiography. We publish weekly “feature essays”, semi-annual digital issues, and digital and print thematic anthologies. We read submissions year round for essays keeping with our tradition of “sharing the extraordinary in ordinary lives.” Writers are encouraged to visit the website to gain a full sense of our reading tastes and literary mission of presenting exceptional writers exploring the subtleties of the lives we might otherwise overlook. We are also currently looking for artwork and cover art that reflects our literary focus. Full submission guidelines are available by visiting: www.biostories.com.

  • Posted June 25, 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 June 24, 2015

    2015 In Cahoots Contest - $50 Prize

    • Subtitle 2015 In Cahoots Contest
    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics, Reviews, Interviews, Translations, Audio, Video
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 10/1/15
    • Big Title 2015 In Cahoots Contest - $50 Prize
    • Blurb

      cahoodaloodaling's 2015 In Cahoots Contest is now open for submissions of collaborative work. All styles, themes, publishable mediums are welcome, but each piece must include a literary element. $50 first place cash prize, no entrance fee, submissions due by 10/1/15. Guest judges Ruth Foley and Patrick Shawn Bagley. More details: cahoodaloodaling.com/in-cahoots-contest/.

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    Posted June 24, 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.submittable.com/submit. To view our latest issue visit www.gamblingtheaisle.com/

    Posted June 23, 2015

    Submit to Mud Season Review!

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

    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. We publish online monthly: one story, one portfolio of poems, one essay or piece of narrative nonfiction, and visual art. 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 publish one print journal annually. Visit www.mudseasonreview.com for more information.

    Posted June 23, 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 June 23, 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 June 22, 2015

    Philip H. McMath Post Publication Book Award-Genre Unlimited

    • Subtitle Philip H. McMath Post Publication Book Award
    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics, Reviews, Interviews, Translations
    • Type Book
    • Contest Deadline 10/15/15
    • Big Title Philip H. McMath Post Publication Book Award-Genre Unlimited
    • Blurb

      Deadline: October 15, 2015
      Attention Authors, Agents, Publishers . . . The Arkansas Writer's MFA Workshop at the University of Central Arkansas is pleased to announce the Philip H. McMath Post-Publication Book Award. Genre: Unlimited. $500 and Travel Expenses as Featured Author at the Arkatext Literary Festival, Spring 2016. The mission of this award is to honor the contributions of Philip H. McMath to the Arkansas literary community, and to promote stellar books by emerging writers. This award is open for nominations between June 15 and October 15 (postmark deadline). For complete submission guidelines, please visit our website: arkansaswriters.wordpress.com/philip-k-mcmath-post-publication-book-award-genre-unlimited/.

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    Posted June 22, 2015

    Arcadia Nonfiction Contest

    • Subtitle Nonfiction Contest
    • Genres Nonfiction
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 8/15/15
    • Big Title Arcadia Nonfiction Contest
    • Blurb

      $1,000 and publication in the spring issue of Arcadia is given annually for a work of nonfiction. Submit a work of less than 8,000 words with a $15.00 entry fee between May 15 and August 15. We're looking for the best in literary nonfiction, which we believe takes diverse forms: essays, memoir, lists, letters, as well as forms we haven’t thought of yet. We are simply looking for precise writing that tells something true. All entries will be considered for publication. Finalists will receive a copy of the issue. The winner will be announced in September. For more details: www.arcadiamagazine.org.

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    Posted June 22, 2015

    Submit Art/Photography for the cover of our 2015 anthology!

    • Deadline info Deadline: September 30, 2015
    • Genre Art, Photography
    • Type Anthology

    Please send us your best work to be considered for the cover of The Best of Vine Leaves Literary Journal 2015. Please make sure your art/photography is available in 300 dpi, and at least 2000 pixels wide. You may submit 10 pieces. Important: Please name each file in this format: Title by Your Name. If your piece is accepted you will receive a payment of $65 AUD ($50 USD) and a complimentary copy of the anthology. Submission fee: $5 USD. We are an independent, non-profit literary journal. Fees help cover, though not fully, contributor payments and publishing costs. Submit: www.vineleavesliteraryjournal.com/news/submit-your-artphotography-for-the-cover-of-our-2015-anthology

    Posted June 22, 2015

    DIALOGIST is Reviewing for Vol. II, Issue 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 June 22, 2015

    cahoodaloodaling: Issue #18 – Historical (Re)Tell

    • Deadline info Deadline: September 19, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics, Reviews, Interviews, Translations, Audio, Video
    • Type Magazine

    "Tell the truth but tell it slant" —Emily Dickinson. For this issue, we’re looking for retelling of the historic, tales that offer what wasn’t said but should’ve been, what wasn’t written down but likely happened, whose voices speak that didn’t speak because there wasn’t a platform for them. We want poetry, prose, nonfiction, music, art, collaborations, and hybrid. We want myths and legends retold from other voices, new perspectives, counter intuitive stances. Accurate, inaccurate, or close, we want work that explores how facts become transformed into the tales, histories, and family stories that inform how we tell our worlds. cahoodaloodaling.com

    Posted June 22, 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 June 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 June 22, 2015

    Hawaii Pacific Review is open for submissions

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

    Hawaii Pacific Review seeks submissions of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. The online literary journal of Hawaii Pacific University in Honolulu, HPR often features work from Hawaii and the Pacific region, but is interested in great writing from any region and on any subject. Submissions are accepted all year long, though responses may take longer during summer months. More details can be found at hawaiipacificreview.org. Submissions are accepted exclusively through our online submissions manager: hawaiipacificreview.submittable.com/submit.

    Posted June 18, 2015

    Zoetic Press Seeks Book Reviews

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

    Zoetic Press is always looking to publish reviews—though this is the only category for which we do not pay authors, we definitely work hard to promote authors through our social media networks. Unlike our imprints NonBinary Review and Unbound Octavo, book reviews are published online. We are open to reviews of any kind—from books to literary magazines (online or in print) and even 'zines. To submit a review, visit: nonbinaryreview.submittable.com/submit/36181.

    Posted June 18, 2015

    Stories for Southeast Asia

    • Deadline info Deadline: Late July 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Reviews
    • Type Magazine

    Anak Sastra seeks short stories, creative nonfiction, poetry, and book reviews for its 19th issue due out late July 2015. Story themes and/or contributors must have some connection to Southeast Asia. For more information and to submit work, please visit www.anaksastra.com.

    Posted June 18, 2015

    Call for Submissions: Art/writing/photography on theme of "grief"

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

    The Grief Diaries is a brand new independent online journal interested in exhibiting writing and other forms of art that center on the concept of grief/mourning/loss. We are open to submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, photography, artwork, etc. that speak to the experience of dealing with loss of any kind. Submission guidelines are flexible: we know that grief looks different to everyone, so we just want our journal to reflect what grief means to you, no matter the form, style, or genre. Please send relevant submissions by email at . Please understand that we cannot pay contributors at this time.

    Posted June 18, 2015

    Howl is Accepting Submissions!

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

    Howl, edited by Deltona High School students, is seeking submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and art for our online literary magazine. Please feel free to send up to five poems or art and no more than one piece of prose at a time. Our focus is an eclectic variety of work from the United States and abroad, enthusiastically welcoming international submissions. Howl is welcoming work of any theme with the focus on quality, uniqueness, and tugging on our pathos. We're looking forward to reading your great writing and sharing it with the world. Visit us at DeltonaHowl.com.

    Posted June 17, 2015

    Unbound Octavo Open For Submissions

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

    Unbound Octavo is a collaborative publication, with each issue featuring a set of “interlocking” stories created by authors who may never have otherwise “met”—every six weeks, a new story posts online & we read for stories related to the posted story. UO’s word limit is 1,000 words for interlocking stories—To read the current story for which we’re seeking submissions, please visit www.unboundoctavo.com. Unbound Octavo is a paying market; $50 flat fee per piece of fiction, $25 per piece of art! To submit: nonbinaryreview.submittable.com/submit/35982.

    Posted June 17, 2015

    subTerrain seeks submissions for its Winter Issue

    • Deadline info Deadline: September 15, 2015 (postmarked)
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography
    • Type Magazine

    The theme: “I live in an apartment.” 30% of Canadians live in an apartment. Apartment dwellers spend at least a third of the year inside their domicile, be it a ground-level student flat, top floor artist garret, subterranean man-cave (our fave, of course!), or high-rise swingers’ loft—we want to hear about life there. All submissions must be accompanied by a photo or drawing of your apartment—or the apartment that inspired your piece. Note: Apologies to all of you ‘non-apartment dwellers’; we don’t mean to exclude you from submitting . . . perhaps you can write a piece about your “pre-mortgage days”? Mark envelope “Apartments.” www.subterrain.ca

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