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    Posted April 27, 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 April 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 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 April 27, 2015

    DUENDE Literary Call for Submissions Issue #3

    • Deadline info Deadline: May 15, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    Please send your short prose, poetry, hybrid work, translations, collaborations, and visual art to DUENDE, the online literary journal of Goddard College’s BFA in Writing Program. DUENDE seeks authenticity and soulfulness, earthiness and expressiveness, diversity and truth. Submissions for the Fall 2015 issue accepted until May 15, 2015. Visit duendeliterary.org to see our current issue and complete submission guidelines. All submissions are free.

    Posted April 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 April 27, 2015

    Sports Journalism Writing Contest for High-School Students

    • Subtitle Sports Journalism Writing Contest
    • Genres Nonfiction, Cross-genre
    • Type Literary Site
    • Contest Deadline 5/12/15
    • Big Title Sports Journalism Writing Contest for High-School Students
    • Blurb

      Deadline: May 12, 2015
      New Writing Contest from "WritetheWorld.com"! Runners, rowers and rhythmic gymnasts! Soccer stars, surfers and spectators! This May, give yourself a sporting chance to win cash prizes by entering our Sports Journalism competition. Report on a magic moment during a weekend game, or write a feature on your favorite sportsperson. Explore the imbalance in the media's coverage of men's and women's sports. It's up to you! Free to join. 1st place $100; 2nd place $50. Competition opens Monday, April 27th. (Open to all young writers ages 13-18. For more info, see writetheworld.com/groups/1/assignments/162.)

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    Posted April 27, 2015

    Paradigm-Defying Anthology

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

    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 April 27, 2015

    Tech, Art & Lit Journal Seeking All Submissions

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

    Carbon Culture Review is an innovative new tech, art & lit journal seeking prose, poetry, art, essay, translations, reviews, interviews, and multimedia submissions. There is a small submission fee. We are also seeking poetry film submissions for our $1000 annual contest judged by Zata Kitowski, director of PoetryFilm. Guidelines can be found here: carbonculturereview.submittable.com/submit.

    Posted April 27, 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 April 24, 2015

    Live Free and Write

    • Dates August 16-21, 2015;
    • Location Dexter's Inn, Sunapee, NH
    • Blurb

      Join us in New Hampshire for a supportive writing retreat. Enjoy the refreshing New England summer with plentiful writing time, encouraging workshops, homemade meals and time to relax. Spend the week in either "Writing and Publishing Retreat" with Amanda Morris or "Free-Writing Intensive" with Douglas Goetsch. Our participants say it best: "I've never done an overnight writing retreat before and was amazed at how much writing happened just being away from home. The atmosphere was perfect: open, honest, sincere and so encouraging. Definitely worth the money, the drive and the time!" —Anne, Belmont, MA. Register today: www.murphywriting.com/nh.

  • Posted April 23, 2015

    Call for Submissions: The Boiler

    • Deadline info Deadline: May 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 Summer 2015 issue. Submissions close May 15, 2015. We look forward to reading your work. For submission guidelines visit: www.theboilerjournal.com/guidelines. The Boiler was started online in 2011 by a group of MFA students from Sarah Lawrence College. Published quarterly, our recently published authors include: Eloisa Amezcua, Dalton Day, Laura Cesarco Eglin, Lane Falcon, Jennifer Givhan, Angie Macri, Jenny Molberg, Caitlin Thomson, Jonathan Travelstead, Jeanann Verlee, Alyssa Nicole Aninaig, Tamas Dobozy, Tal Abbady.

    Posted April 23, 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 April 23, 2015

    2015 Creative Nonfiction Writers' Conference // May 22-24

    • Registration Deadline Registration deadline: May 20, 2015
    • Dates May 22-24, 2015;
    • Location Pittsburgh, PA
    • Blurb

      Three days dedicated to the art and craft of memoir, magazine writing, personal essays, and more. Join us in Pittsburgh this spring for the 3rd annual Creative Nonfiction Writers' Conference! Agents and editors from Slate, BuzzFeed, the Washington Post, Brevity, and CNF will help you learn how to find your voice, craft compelling true stories in the first person, and get published. www.creativenonfiction.org/conference.

    Posted April 23, 2015

    We want your prose! Call for fiction and micro CNF

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

    District Lit is reading short stories of less than 7,000 words and micro (flash) creative nonfiction. Fiction stories are read year-round; read the journal to get an idea of what we like. We are also seeking a micro CNF to feature in a monthly column, open to all topics, prefer suggestive style that is less literal. Query or visit DistrictLit.com for guidelines!

  • Posted April 23, 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 April 23, 2015

    Arroyo Literary Review Call for Submissions (Issue 8)

    • Deadline info Deadline: May 31, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Drama, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    Arroyo Literary Review is an award-winning national magazine with a West Coast orientation. Our submission period is now open—we are seeking fiction, flash fiction, poetry, essays, drama, and translation for our eighth issue! Open reading period from December 1 to May 31. No email submissions. Please see our website for submission guidelines: arroyoliteraryreview.com.

    Posted April 23, 2015

    Rose Metal Press Seeks Art/Text and Prose Poetry Manuscripts

    • Deadline info Deadline: June 1, 2015
    • Genre Poetry, Art, Cross-genre
    • Type Book

    Rose Metal Press, an independent publisher of hybrid genres, seeks full-length (48+ pages) art-and-text works in any genre and/or full-length prose poetry collections both linked and unlinked. Single or multi-author submissions accepted. Submission period from May 1 to June 1, 2015 through Submittable. $15 reading fee. Full details at www.rosemetalpress.com.

    Posted April 22, 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.submishmash.com/submit. To view our latest issue visit www.gamblingtheaisle.com/

    Posted April 22, 2015

    The Great American Lit Mag Call for Submission

    • Deadline info Deadline: June 30, 2015
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    The Great American Lit Mag is an online lit mag seeking bold new work for its fourth issue. We publish quarterly. Please visit www.thegreatamericanlitmag.com for more info.

    Posted April 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 April 22, 2015

    Since 1912: A Micro Fiction Contest

    • Subtitle Since 1912: A Micro Fiction Contest
    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 5/31/15
    • Big Title Since 1912: A Micro Fiction Contest
    • Blurb

      Deadline: May 31, 2015
      The Great American Lit Mag
      is an online journal whose readership can't help but notice its tagline, Since 1912. Frankly, a magazine with such a reputable and well-bred name needs an equally distinguished history, and we want you to write it. Stories submitted to our micro fiction contest should lay out the outlandish history of The Great American Lit Mag in 300 words or less. The winner of our Since 1912 contest will have their story permanently published on our about page, receive a Great American Lit Mag T-shirt, and $100. www.thegreatamericanlitmag.com

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  • Posted April 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 April 21, 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 April 21, 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 April 20, 2015

    Cargo Lit Reads for Travel Essays that seek a Home

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

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

    Posted April 20, 2015

    DIALOGIST is Reviewing for Vol. II, Issues IV & 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.

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