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  • Posted March 26, 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 March 26, 2015
  • Publisher Seeks Submissions on Art, Nature, Spirit
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Nonfiction, Art, Photography
  • Type Book

Shanti Arts Publishing is committed to producing beautiful and compelling books about art, nature, and spirit for adults and children. Founded in 2011, we are rapidly gaining recognition for the quality of our work, our dedication to working collaboratively with authors and artists, and our enthusiasm for our guiding principle: literary and visual art possess the capability to transform the world. We are seeking submissions. www.shantiarts.com

  • Posted March 26, 2015
  • Smoky Blue #3 Now Accepting Submissions
  • Deadline info Deadline: June 1, 2015
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Reviews, Interviews, Translations
  • Type Magazine

Smoky Blue Literary and Arts Magazine welcomes submissions of art, photography, poetry, fiction, memoir, reviews, and essays for issue #3, online September 1. Begun by senior artists and writers in Asheville, NC, SBLAAM encourages contributions from those living life's second half, but we are open to all writers and artists everywhere and to all forms, genres, and subjects. Established artists and writers are always welcome, but we especially encourage emerging ones. Visit sblaam.com to examine issues 1-2. Submission guidelines and a bit about our history are also there. If thinking of submitting images, please carefully follow our images guidelines.  

  • Posted March 25, 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 March 25, 2015
  • Lowestoft Chronicle Seeks Submissions for Next Issue
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Type Magazine

Lowestoft Chronicle, an online literary magazine published quarterly, is seeking well-crafted, original, and previously unpublished works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for the upcoming issue (June 1st). We are looking for short fiction from 1,000 to 3,000 words, flash fiction up to 1,000 words, creative nonfiction up to 3,000 words, and poetry of any length. Preference is given to humorous submissions with an emphasis on travel. For guidelines, sample work, and additional information, please visit our website at www.lowestoftchronicle.com.

  • Posted March 25, 2015
  • Mothers Always Write seeks essay and poetry submissions about motherhood.
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Type Literary Site

Mothers Always Write is an online literary magazine for mothers by mother writers. Please submit up to 3 poems (<25 lines) or a creative essay (<2,000 words) about parenting. We also seek micro-nonfiction (<300 words) and posts for our parenting blog. Writers guidelines are available on our website www.mothersalwayswrite.com. Please submit through Submittable.

  • Posted March 25, 2015
  • Turn : Turn : Turn Seeking Flash Fiction
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Fiction
  • Type Magazine

Turn : Turn : Turn : A Season of Short Short Stories is a quarterly journal of flash fiction, each issue containing 30 authors with 3 stories each for a total of 90 days of fiction or a season of flash. We're current seeking submissions of 7 stories (100% reprint with secured rights is OK) for our upcoming issues. A minimum of 3 stories per contributor, if accepted, will be chosen. Please limit length of stories to 750 words. Payment is one contributor's copy. www.eljpublications.com

  • Posted March 24, 2015
  • S/tick is Reaching OUT
  • Deadline info Deadline: Until Filled
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art
  • Type Magazine

Calling all queer-identified creative writers and artists! Would you like your creations to be out in the world? S/tick wants your submissions for its upcoming OUTreach issue. Queer-themed submissions and submissions from queer-identified writers and artists will be given precedence. Submissions will be closed as soon as the volume of acceptances for the issue has been reached, so please review the submission guidelines and get your work in soon! s-tick.tumblr.com

  • Posted March 24, 2015
  • Setting Forth—on a Literary Itinerary: Calling Oregon Writers
  • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre
  • Type Literary Site

Setting Forth is a new online literary magazine in Eugene, OR. We publish fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry by writers in Oregon. We look for smart, creative and enjoyable writing that brings out the best in us. To submit your previously published or unpublished work to us, please follow our submission guidelines. We look forward to reading your work. We charge nothing, and we promise you a response within three weeks.

  • Posted March 24, 2015
  • Dialogual publishes dialogue-only stories.
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Fiction
  • Type Literary Site

Dialogual is the only magazine that is exclusive to dialogue based stories. We publish on a weekly basis, every Thursday. Right now, we are looking for two more stories for our "April Jokers" themed month. While the number of words accepted are 350, leeway can be offered for the right story. Also, longer stories can be accepted and serialized. No erotica. Please read a story before submitting. dialogual.wix.com/dialogual

  • Posted March 24, 2015
  • Call for Essays for Anthology On Modern Dating
  • Deadline info Deadline: May 30, 2015
  • Genre Nonfiction
  • Type Anthology

For this collection, we seek witty, wry, raw, insightful, and/or (yes, always) humorous essays (be they happy-ending, painful, regretful, or even tragic) about dating in the 21st century. Above all, they need to be real. We seek personal, but not solely anecdotal, writing. Essays should be literary and creative in nature, rather than merely expository. For submission guidelines, visit our website: datingtrenches.wordpress.com.

  • Posted March 23, 2015
  • Cactus Heart seeks submissions
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Translations
  • Type Magazine

Cactus Heart seeks new and original poetry, fiction, nonfiction, photography, & art for upcoming e- and print issues. We want spiny writing & art—sharp, relentless, coursing with energy & able to thrive in the harshest of places, all while maintaining a vulnerable, succulent interior. Send us your prickly little hearts; make us swoon. More info: cactusheartpress.com/about. Full guidelines: cactusheartpress.submittable.com. Questions:

  • Posted March 23, 2015
  • Call for Chapbook Submissions
  • Deadline info Deadline: April 30, 2015
  • Genre Poetry
  • Type Chapbook

Backbone Press is currently accepting chapbook submissions. Please submit 20-30 pages of poetry. Include contact information, a brief bio, and acknowledgments. A small reading fee of $5.00 must accompany all manuscripts and can be submitted via our donation page. See our website for complete details: backbonepress.org/submissions/.

  • Posted March 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 March 20, 2015
  • damselfly press seeks submissions by women writers
  • Deadline info 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 March 20, 2015
  • Poecology: Call for Poetry, Fiction, & Nonfiction Submissions
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Comics, Reviews, Audio, Video
  • Type Magazine

Poecology is currently seeking submissions of unpublished poetry, fiction, and nonfiction for Issue 5 (released August 2015). Poecology is an online literary journal that publishes contemporary writing about place, ecology, and the environment. Marginalized perspectives and international writers are welcome. For submission guidelines, please visit www.poecology.org.

  • Posted March 19, 2015
  • Dark Matter Journal is Open for Submissions
  • Deadline info Deadline: May 15, 2015
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Type Magazine

Dark Matter: a journal of speculative literature accepts submissions of poetry, fiction, essays, and musings year round. Selected pieces appear on the blog. Online issues are published in summer and winter. Submit now for the 2015 summer issue. Go to www.darkmatterjournal.org for guidelines and to submit your work.

  • Posted March 19, 2015
  • J Journal: New Writing on Justice
  • Deadline info Deadline: Year-round
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Photography
  • Type Magazine

J Journal seeks submissions for fall 2015. In its ninth year, J is the only literary journal framed by the justice theme, with its most powerful pieces approaching justice tangentially. J Journal has received strong notices in review sites and a Pushcart Prize for fiction. Send previously unpublished literary fiction, poetry, memoir or personal essays that address justice to: Editors, J Journal, c/o Department of English, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 524 West 59th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10019. Three poems or 6000 words prose, max. Include email address for reply (manuscripts recycled). jjournal.org

  • Posted March 19, 2015
  • Empty Sink Publishing is Looking for Fresh Writing & Art
  • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Type Magazine

Empty Sink Publishing, an online magazine, is calling for quality prose, poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and visual media submissions that stretch the mind, defy convention, and offer a new perspective on life. We are currently a non-paying publication, but hope to change that soon. We have an open submissions policy and publish a new issue every other month. Our thirteenth issue will be available the first week in April. Please read past issues prior to submitting in order to make sure your work fits with our general themes. To submit, read our full submission guidelines here: emptysinkpublishing.com/submissions/.

  • Posted March 19, 2015
  • See Art as Spiritual Practice? Submit Your Writing and Art
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Art, Photography
  • Type Magazine

Stone Voices, publishing digitally and in print, seeks fiction and nonfiction, as well as art and photography portfolios, for upcoming issues. Stone Voices focuses on the connection between art and spirituality. We review all submissions that fit this focus. Submissions are reviewed on a rolling basis. Contributor copies and honorarium provided Read guidelines at www.stone-voices.com.

  • Posted March 18, 2015
  • Still Point Arts Quarterly Seeks Writing & Art Submissions
  • Deadline info Deadline: Year-round
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Interviews
  • Type Magazine

Still Point Arts Quarterly, publishing digitally and in print, seeks fiction and nonfiction, as well as art and photography portfolios, for upcoming issues. Writing submissions must have some connection to art, artists, or artistry. Submissions are reviewed on a rolling basis. Contributor copies and honorarium provided. Read guidelines at www.stillpointartsquarterly.com.

  • Posted March 18, 2015
  • SiDEKiCK Seeks Submissions for Inaugural Issue
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Poetry
  • Type Magazine

SiDEKiCK Lit is taking submissions for its inaugural issue. We're interested in all kinds of poems, particularly ones that think about personal identity in a societal context, and we are committed to representing a diversity of poetic voices. Check out sidekicklit.com for submission guidelines and more information.

  • Posted March 17, 2015
  • bioStories Call for Submissions
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Nonfiction
  • Type Magazine

bioStories is an online 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,” and run two annual thematic contests. 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. Full submission guidelines are available by visiting: www.biostories.com.

  • Posted March 17, 2015
  • Call for Papers: Moss Issue 3
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction
  • Type Magazine

We are now accepting fiction and nonfiction submissions for the third issue of Moss, an online journal of Northwest writing. Submissions of at least 1,800 words preferred; shorter pieces may be paid a reduced rate. We do not accept poetry. No fee to submit. Up to $125 paid for First Serial Rights. Submissions limited to residents of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and British Columbia, and those with a substantial connection to the region. Simultaneous submissions acceptable; notify us immediately if your piece is accepted elsewhere. Please send only one submission to mosslit [at] gmail [dot] com. mosslit.com

  • Posted March 16, 2015
  • Cargo Lit Reads for Travel Essays that seek a Home
  • Deadline info Deadline: April 15, 2015
  • Genre Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Reviews, Interviews, Translations
  • Type Magazine

Cargo Literary is a nonfiction journal that seeks writing focusing on passage and transformation for their second 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: April 15th, 2015. Begin the journey with us. www.cargoliterary.com

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