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    Posted October, 23 2014 - Sponsored Writing Contests - December.

    Conium Review Flash Fiction Contest

    • Subtitle Flash Fiction Contest
    • Genres Fiction
    • Entry Fee $10.
    • Contest Deadline 12/15/14
    • Big Title The Conium Review 2014 Flash Fiction Contest
    • Blurb

      Submission Deadline: December 15, 2014
      The winning author receives $300 and a copy of the judge's latest book; the winning piece appears on The Conium Review website and is made into a limited-run broadside or micro chap for distribution at the 2015 AWP Conference. This year's judge is Ashley Farmer, author of The Women (forthcoming from Civil Coping Mechanisms), Beside Myself (Tiny Hardcore Press, 2014), and Farm Town (Rust Belt Bindery, 2012). $10 entry fee for up to three flash fictions. Each individual piece must be under 1,000 words. Full guidelines here: coniumreview.com/contests/flash-fiction-contest/.

    Posted October, 23 2014 - Calls For Submissions.

    Fiction Southeast Now Accepting Submissions

    • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.

    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 October, 23 2014 - Calls For Submissions.

    Workers Write! Call for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 31, 2014

    Issue eleven of Workers Write! will be Tales from the Coliseum and will contain stories and poems from workers in the sports industry. We're looking for fiction from sportscasters, scouts, referees and umpires, agents, front office employees, vendors, groundskeepers, trainers, and even athletes—as long as the tale is about the "job" of sports. Submit your stories via e-mail to: , or send a hard copy to: Workers Write!, P.O. Box 250382, Plano, TX 75025-0382. Word count: 500 to 5,000 words. Payment: Between $5 and $50 (depending on length and rights requested). We will consider previously published material. www.workerswritejournal.com

    Posted October, 23 2014 - Calls For Submissions.

    Neon Literary Magazine Seeks Submissions

    • Deadline info Submission deadline: Rolling

    Neon seeks literary and slipstream short-form writing. We err towards the dark, and like to experiment with language and form. We have a particular taste for the apocalyptic. Neon is based in the UK, and is published online and in print every quarter. We publish writers from anywhere in the world, and everything we publish is available for free online. Please read the guidelines page (www.neonmagazine.co.uk/?page_id=116) and then send work in the body of an email for consideration.

    Posted October, 22 2014 - Calls For Submissions.

    Scintilla Magazine wants your fiction!

    • Deadline info Deadline: January 16, 2015

    Calling all fiction! Submissions for our 8th issue are now open. Though we've worked with themes in the past, Scintilla's newest publication will be our first genre-specific issue. This season, our Spring 2015 issue will be honing in exclusively on flash and short fiction. To submit, go to www.scintillapress.com/submissions. Our deadline is January 16, 2015. Submissions are free.

    Posted October, 22 2014 - Calls For Submissions.

    The Lindenwood Review Issue 5 Call for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 15, 2014

    The Lindenwood Review is currently accepting submissions of fiction, poetry, and personal essays for issue 5 through December 15, 2014. We are also accepting submissions for our free flash fiction contest through November 15. Please visit our website for full submission guidelines and to read excerpts from previous issues: www.lindenwood.edu/lindenwoodReview

    Posted October, 22 2014 - Calls For Submissions.

    Call for Submissions: Anthology of Urban Fantasy Short Stories

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 31, 2014

    Infinite Acacia is now accepting urban fantasy submissions for our Infinite Urban Fantasy One anthology. For detailed submission guidelines and more information: www.infiniteacacia.com/submission/urban-fantasy-short-story-submissions/

    Posted October, 22 2014 - Calls For Submissions.

    Green Briar Review Open for Submissions

    • Deadline info Online submissions accepted year-round.

    Green Briar Review accepts nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and photography/art. Please submit only one piece of fiction and/or nonfiction at a time, and no more than three poems. Once you've heard back, feel free to submit again. We use Submittable. Our response time can run from a few weeks to a few months. Feel free to query () after four months. We do not accept previously published material. We do accept, however, unsolicited simultaneous submissions, but please inform us immediately if the work has been accepted elsewhere. www.greenbriarreview.com

    Posted October, 22 2014 - Calls For Submissions.

    Hawaii Pacific Review is open for submissions

    • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.

    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 October, 21 2014 - Calls For Submissions.

    River & South Review seeking poetry, fiction, & nonfiction submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 15, 2014

    River & South Review is a semi-annual online literary journal seeking fiction, nonfiction, and poetry submissions from writers of any age who have not gone on to a graduate writing degree. This may include undergraduates, writers without a formal education, and writers from other professions. For more information, please visit our submission guidelines: riverandsouth.blogspot.com/p/guidelines.html.

    Posted October, 21 2014 - Calls For Submissions.

    Northwest writers - earn $125 for story or essay

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling

    Moss, an online journal of Northwest writing, is now seeking submissions for its second issue. Fiction and nonfiction accepted. We do not publish poetry. Writers must be from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, British Columbia, or have a substantial connection to the region—there are no other requirements for genre or subject matter. Up to $125 paid for accepted pieces; there is no fee to submit. See our first issue at mosslit.com.

    Posted October, 21 2014 - Sponsored Writing Contests - November.

    The 14th Annual A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize

    • Subtitle A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize
    • Genres Poetry
    • Entry Fee $25.
    • Contest Type [book]
    • Contest Deadline 11/30 (annual)
    • Big Title The 14th Annual A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize
    • Blurb Postmark submission Deadline: November 30, 2014
      The A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize is awarded to honor a poet's first book, while also honoring the late founder of BOA Editions, a not-for-profit publisher of poetry and other literary works. National Book Award-winning poet Mary Szybist will judge. The winner will receive a $1,500 honorarium and book publication by BOA Editions in spring 2016, within the New Poets of America Series. An entry form and $25 entry fee are required. Submissions must be sent between August 1-November 30, 2014, to: BOA Editions, A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize, P.O. Box 30971, Rochester, NY 14603. Visit www.boaeditions.org for complete guidelines.
    Posted October, 21 2014 - Calls For Submissions.

    FLARE: The Flagler Review is printing a second edition this spring.

    • Deadline info Deadline: January 15, 2015

    Want to be part of it? We are looking for evocative, compelling fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and artwork. FLARE is the literary journal at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida. We seek new, up-and-coming, and established writers and artists. See our submissions page at theflaglerreview.com/submit.

    Posted October, 21 2014 - Calls For Submissions.

    Microfiction Monday Magazine Call For Submissions

    • Deadline info Online submissions accepted year-round.

    Microfiction Monday Magazine is seeking exceptional stories told in 100 words or less for publication every Monday. There are no restrictions on genre or content, just punch us in the chest with characters we can feel, images we can't get out of our heads, and stories that are complete despite their brevity. Artwork submissions are also welcome. For more information and how to submit visit microfictionmondaymagazine.com.

  • Posted October, 20 2014 - Sponsored Writing Contests - November.

    Garbanzo - Art Young Memorial Award for Poetry

    • Subtitle Art Young Memorial Award for Poetry
    • Genres Poetry
    • Contest Type [mag]
    • Contest Deadline 11/15/14
    • Big Title Art Young Memorial Award for Poetry
    • Blurb

      Submission Deadline: November 15, 2014
      The Art Young Memorial Award for Poetry - given in 1945 in memory of the unmistakeable and irreplaceable illustrator Art Young (known as the Dean of American Cartoonists). Now a prize resurrected seventy years later by Garbanzo Literary Journal. Research Art Young, Max Eastman, The Masses, The Art Young Gallery (Bethel CT). Deadline Nov. 15th, 2014, prize announced Jan. 14th, 2015. Annual award. $100+ publication in Volume 5 of Garbanzo. One free entry per person. Multiple entries have a fee. Send to . See PDF for more guidelines about themes and feel. www.garbanzoliteraryjournal.org/Art_Young_Award.html

    Posted October, 20 2014 - Calls For Submissions.

    Beecher’s Magazine Is Now Open for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: February 14, 2015

    Beecher’s Magazine, an annual print journal produced by graduate students at the University of Kansas, seeks inimitable poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and art for its fifth anniversary issue. For guidelines and to submit your work, visit our Submittable page: beechersmag.submittable.com/submit.

    Posted October, 20 2014 - Calls For Submissions.

    Scapegoat Review looking for Submissions

    • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.

    Scapegoat Review is a quarterly journal looking for work for its next issue. Poetry, flash fiction and flash nonfiction are welcome. We strive for work that is rare and exceptional. Both established and unpublished poets welcome. Work we like—Paul Celan, Simone Muench, Osip Mandelstam, Yusef Komunyakaa, Wilsawa Symborksa; work that captures our brain and heart. Check www.scapegoatreview.com for guidelines.

    Posted October, 20 2014 - Calls For Submissions.

    Flyover Country Review call for submissions

    • Deadline info Submission deadline: Rolling

    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 October, 20 2014 - Calls For Submissions.

    DIALOGIST is seeking original and previously unpublished work.

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling

    DIALOGIST, a quarterly journal of poetry and art, is seeking original and previously unpublished poetry, as well as art/photography/illustration. We are a new online publication dedicated to diversity through discourse—i.e. we ask our writers to be clear, be dynamic, and start a conversation. Submissions are free.

  • Posted October, 19 2014 - Sponsored Writing Contests - December.

    Split Lip Press - Turnbuckle

    • Subtitle Turnbuckle Chapbook Contest
    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre
    • Entry Fee $12.
    • Contest Type [chap]
    • Contest Deadline 12/31/14
    • Big Title The Turnbuckle Chapbook Contest
    • Blurb

      Deadline: December 31, 2014
      The Split Lip Press Turnbuckle Chapbook Contest awards one writer $200 + chapbook publication (to be released late spring, 2015) + 20 author copies. Entry fee is $12, and the deadline is December 31, 2014. Entries of 20 to 36 pages will be read blindly and finalists will be sent to guest judge Meg Pokrass. Visit www.splitlippress.com for more details. Split Lip Press is an extension of Split Lip Magazine, and we've released or have forthcoming books by Jared Yates Sexton, Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach, Nicholas Reading, Michael Meyerhofer and Ed Harkness.

    Posted October, 19 2014 - Calls For Submissions.

    The Critical Pass Review Is Now Accepting Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 19, 2014

    Calling all poets, writers, photographers, and visual artists! The Critical Pass Review is now accepting submissions for its Fall 2014 Issue. To submit poetry, fiction, photographs, or other visual art through our easy-to-use (and free) online submission system, please feel free to visit us at www.criticalpassreview.com. While you're at it, feel free to check out our Spring 2014 Issue. Both new and experienced contributors are welcome to submit. Each work submitted is assessed on its own merit. We look forward to considering you work. Best regards, The Editors, The Critical Pass Review. Email:

  • Posted October, 19 2014 - Calls For Submissions.

    Call for Submissions for Tech, Art & Lit Journal

    • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.

    Carbon Culture Review, a journal at the intersection of art, literature and technology, is seeking unsolicited submissions of unpublished fiction, poetry, nonfiction, translations, photography and visual art associated with modern technology in some way. Guidelines are available on our website at www.carbonculturereview.com. We are also seeking writers for reviews and articles. Candidates should send an email with a letter of interest and a writing sample to .

  • Posted October, 19 2014 - Calls For Submissions.

    The Sonder Review, Issue Two, Is Open for Submissions!

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 31, 2014

    The Sonder Review is a publication of art and short fiction that strives to question, redefine, and challenge conventional viewpoints; to usurp the definition of reality and truth. Our magazine lives online and in print and is based in Upstate, NY. We believe in prose that strikes and sparks. Words raw and shuddering and unabashed. Language that drips thick and pierces deeply. We believe in storytelling that is innovative and daring, precise and oddly angled. Fiction which shows us the bizarre and magical and profound; which shows us a self we have never seen and truth we have never known. sonderreview.com

    Posted October, 19 2014 - Calls For Submissions.

    Accepting Submissions for Madcap Review through October 31st

    • Deadline info Deadline: October 31, 2014

    There are two weeks left to submit to Madcap Review! Our first issue featured work by many talented and internationally renowned writers and artists, including Marcia Aldrich, John Keene, and Phlegm. Here are a few reasons to submit: We're open to all genres, submissions are free, we'll respond to you within 2-3 months, and we nominate for the Pushcart Prize. We're looking forward to seeing/reading your work! madcapreview.com/submit/

    Posted October, 19 2014 - Calls For Submissions.

    Dialogual, the only magazine that publishes dialogue stories.

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling

    We publish fiction dialogue-only stories every Thursday (or 4/5 of a month). We accept all genres except erotica. While the length is 350 words, leeway can be offered. As well as serialization for longer work. There are 2 spots left for the Christmas December edition, and one for the Valentine's Day February edition. March has one more spot. Everything is open afterward. Please read a story before submitting, to make sure it fits the bill. dialogual.wix.com/dialogual

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