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  • Posted December 22, 2014

    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Culture Review, a journal at the intersection of art, literature and technology, is seeking unsolicited submissions of unpublished fiction, poetry, nonfiction, translations, photography and visual art associated with modern technology in some way.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 December 22, 2014

    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 December 22, 2014

    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 Both established and unpublished poets welcome.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 December 22, 2014

    Arroyo Literary Review Call for Submissions (Issue 8)

    • Deadline info Deadline: May 31, 2015

    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 December 22, 2014

    Glass Mountain: Call for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling

    Glass Mountain seeks original poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and artwork from new and emerging writers. We look for inventive and gripping literary pieces that surprise and stay with us. We do accept work of all genres but tend to prefer more literary fiction. We also allow for simultaneous submissions. For further guidelines see: www.glassmountainmag.com/submit/

    Posted December 22, 2014

    Little Patuxent Review Accepting Submissions for Summer 2015 Issue

    • Deadline info Deadline: March 1, 2015

    Little Patuxent Review is accepting submissions of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and artwork for the Summer 2015 un-themed issue. The poet Bei Dao wrote, “Freedom is nothing but the distance / between the hunter and the hunted.” LPR’s un-themed issue provides the freedom; tell us what passions, obsessions, and themes you are hunting, or are hunting you. Submissions will be open until March 1, 2015. Visit www.littlepatuxentreview.org/submissions to submit.

    Posted December 22, 2014

    The Low Valley Review Community College Literary Journal

    • Deadline info Deadline: March 1, 2015

    The Low Valley Review, formerly Visions (est. 2002) celebrates and amplifies the typically under-heard voices of writers and artists in community colleges nationwide. We are currently accepting art and writing from community college students, faculty, and staff for our annual spring print and online publication. Seasoned and emerging writers and artists are encouraged to submit; all submissions should be accompanied by a college-issued email address. Please see our website for submission guidelines: thelowvalleyreview.com.

  • Posted December 22, 2014

    Willow Springs Fiction Prize 2015

    • Subtitle Fiction Prize
    • Genres Fiction
    • Entry Fee $15.
    • Contest Type [mag]
    • Contest Deadline 3/15/15
    • Big Title Willow Springs Fiction Prize 2015
    • Blurb

      Deadline: March 15, 2015
      Willow Springs Fiction Prize—$2,000 plus publication. Submission deadline: March 15, 2015. Original, unpublished work only; no word limit for submissions. $15 entry fee. All entrants receive a one-year subscription to Willow Springs. Submit a story online at willowsprings.submittable.com/submit. More details here: willowsprings.ewu.edu/contests.php.

  • Posted December 19, 2014

    St. Petersburg Review Poetry Contest

    • Subtitle Poetry Contest
    • Genres Poetry
    • Entry Fee $20.
    • Contest Type [mag]
    • Contest Deadline 3/1/15
    • Big Title St. Petersburg Review Poetry Contest
    • Blurb

      Deadline: March 1, 2015
      St. Petersburg Review is an independent, international, nonprofit, annual review of contemporary literature that seeks to foster and promote global connections and affinities through the annual publication of quality fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama from all countries. Our poetry contest, which has a 5% or better publication rate, will be accepting submissions September 1, 2014 - March 1, 2015. Visit www.stpetersburgreview.com for complete information on the contest and other SPR activities.

    Posted December 19, 2014

    Bridge Eight Is Seeking Submissions For Its Spring Issue

    • Deadline info Deadline: February 15, 2015

    Bridge Eight literary magazine is seeking poetry, literary short fiction and nonfiction for its Spring 2015 Issue. New and established writers alike are welcome. bridgeeight.com

    Posted December 19, 2014

    Call for Submissions: Storm Cellar

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
    Storm Cellar, a literary journal of safety and danger, seeks amazing fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and flash. We welcome visual art in any medium. Midwesterners and women are encouraged; we're listening for diverse voices. Send us your masks, your secrets, your bloody hearts in the dark. More details: stormcellarquarterly.com/submit.
  • Posted December 19, 2014

    The Examined Life Journal now accepting submissions.

    • Deadline info Deadline: February 20, 2015

    The Examined Life, a literary journal of the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, now in its 5th year of publication, is currently accepting submissions for our spring 2015 issue. We’re seeking works related to health and the human condition in all its myriad definitions. We recommend that authors interested in submitting to The Examined Life Journal familiarize themselves with the publication by purchasing an issue or subscribing. www.theexaminedlifejournal.com

    Posted December 19, 2014

    Tupelo Quarterly Prose Open Contest

    • Subtitle Prose Open Contest
    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction
    • Entry Fee $20.
    • Contest Type [mag]
    • Contest Deadline 1/1/2015
    • Big Title Tupelo Quarterly's Prose Open Contest
    • Blurb

      Submission deadline: January 1, 2015
      Tupelo Quarterly's Prose Open Contest is now accepting entries in all styles, sensibilities and related genres—fiction, nonfiction, lyric essay and hybrid work. No singular genre preferred; the sole criterion is excellence. The winner will receive $1,000 and publication in the Winter 2015 issue of Tupelo Quarterly. Runners-up and finalists will also be published. Final judge is Joanna Howard. There is a reading fee of $20. Please visit www.tupeloquarterly.com/submit for full submission guidelines.

    Posted December 18, 2014

    The Screaming Sheep is open to submissions for Volume II!

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 31, 2014
    The Screaming Sheep is open to submissions for Volume II! We are a magazine looking for those who lust for change, and aren't afraid to scream about it. Our Volume I was a wonderful success, and we are determined to do even better for our Volume II! “Baaooooooooo”—Walt Wolfman. www.screamingsheepmag.com
    Posted December 18, 2014

    WB Yeats Society of NY Poetry Competition

    • Subtitle Poetry Competition
    • Genres Poetry
    • Entry Fee $8.
    • Contest Deadline 2/1/15
    • Big Title WB Yeats Society of NY Poetry Competition
    • Blurb

      Deadline: February 1, 2015
      First prize $500, second $250, honorable mentions. Unpublished poems in English up to 60 lines on any subject, each (judged separately) typed on 8½ x 11-inch sheet without author’s name. Attach to each 3x5 card with title and entrant’s name and contact information. Entry fees: $8 first poem, $7 each additional. Include SASE for judge's report, also posted on YeatsSociety.org in March. Winners receive Yeats Society memberships and are honored at early April ceremony in NYC. Authors retain rights, but permit us to publish winning entries. These are complete guidelines, no entry form needed. 2015 judge: Jessica Greenbaum. YeatsSociety.org

    Posted December 18, 2014

    CutBank Open to Submissions Through February 1, 2015

    • Deadline info Deadline: February 1, 2015

    CutBank Literary Magazine is accepting submissions for our upcoming print issues through February 1, 2015. We accept compelling fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. We're global in scope but with a regional bias; we lean toward the edgy, the unforgettable, the pieces that capture the beautiful and painful realities of humanity. Please go to cutbankonline.org for more information and to submit.

    Posted December 17, 2014

    Call for Submissions: Crush

    • Deadline info Deadline: January 15, 2015

    A crush is an itch. An agitation. An impulse. We have romantic crushes, friend crushes, brain crushes, even food crushes; we crush on slam poets, celeb scientists, pumpkin spice, steampunk, that jacket, those boots. Look at it sidelong, and a crush is trivial: "it's just a crush." But infatuation is perilous. It can kill your cool and short your brain: we'll do mad things in pursuit of a crush. Flirt and you open a door. And there's no knowing what will happen next. Cicada YA lit/comics mag is on the lookout for subs on crushes: www.cicadamag.com/submitwork.

  • Posted December 17, 2014

    Prospero Prizes for Poetry and Flash Fiction

    • Subtitle Prospero Prizes
    • Genres Fiction, Poetry
    • Entry Fee No Fee.
    • Contest Type [mag]
    • Contest Deadline 3/15/15
    • Big Title Prospero Prizes for Poetry and Flash Fiction
    • Blurb

      Deadline: March 15, 2015
      Attend, Leviathan. SHARKPACK Poetry Review Annual seeks poetry and very short fiction of unusual philosophical and/or imaginative power for our second issue, themed 'Cities, Sites.' The Prospero Prizes include a cash award of $150 and feature publication; winners will be chosen from general (free!) submissions. 1-3 prizes will be awarded. Please visit spr.submittable.com for guidelines and further details. We're very grateful for your interest.

    Posted December 17, 2014

    S/tick seeks fabulous feminist art and creative writing

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling

    Work with a feminist consciousness that challenges the status quo and says things that are difficult to say may be hard to find a home for, but it's exactly what S/tick is looking for. S/tick provides a place for women and feminists to share their grief, anger, and joy. Please visit our site and review the submission guidelines, then send us your bright and touching art, poetry, and prose with a biting feminist bent! Preference may be given to women and artists in Canada.! s-tick.tumblr.com

    Posted December 17, 2014

    Submit fiction and creative nonfiction to Burrow Press Review

    • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.

    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 December 16, 2014

    damselfly press seeks submissions by women writers

    • Deadline info Email 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 December 16, 2014

    The Drunken Odyssey Needs Personal Essays on Beloved Books

    • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.

    The Drunken Odyssey, an amazing writing podcast, needs personal essays for its “Book that Changed my Life” segments. Send pitches for essay ideas to . For approved pitches, essays should be between 500 and 800 words. The format is to discuss what was going on in your life when you encountered the book, what about the book affected you so much, and close retrospectively with your life now, after having had the book become a part of you. Accepted essays will be read by the authors (when possible) and paired with music. For examples, check out the podcast at thedrunkenodyssey.com.

    Posted December 15, 2014

    Call for Submissions on Illness and Gender!

    • Deadline info Deadline: January 15, 2015
    Submit to our anthology of essays, stories, poems, and artworks by artists and authors who either identify as female and are writing about illness or who are exploring the role of gender in the illness experience. We welcome submissions under 3,500 words from any and all interested applicants, including but not limited to students, teachers, writers, artists, and medical professionals. Previously published works, the rights to which have reverted to the author, are eligible for submission. Email with submissions (in .doc, .docx, or PDF form) and questions (including requests to submit an article over the given word limit).
    Posted December 15, 2014

    Call for Submissions: great weather for MEDIA

    • Deadline info Deadline: January 15, 2015

    great weather for MEDIA seeks poetry, flash fiction, short stories, dramatic monologues, and creative nonfiction for our annual print anthology. Our focus is on the edgy, unpredictable, fearless, and innovative. We welcome submissions from national and international writers Please visit greatweatherformedia.com/submissions for details and guidelines.

    Posted December 15, 2014

    Dora and Alexander Raynes Poetry Prize

    • Subtitle Dora & Alexander Raynes Poetry Prize
    • Genres Poetry
    • Entry Fee %18.
    • Contest Type [mag]
    • Contest Deadline 1/15/15
    • Big Title Dora and Alexander Raynes Poetry Prize judged by L.S. Asekoff
    • Blurb

      Deadline: January 15, 2015
      The Dora and Alexander Raynes poetry prize from Jewish Currents magazine is now accepting submissions. NOTE: Poets of all ages, backgrounds, religions/non-religions, and orientations are encouraged to submit. This year's theme is "The World to Come." Our judge is the venerable and gracious L. S. Asekoff. $1,000 first prize, $180 for two second prizes, and magazine publication. The top 36 poems will be collected into an anthology Summer 2015. All poems considered for future publication in the magazine. Details for online and snail mail submissions: jewishcurrents.org/poetry-prize.

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