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Humana Obscura Open for Submissions of Nature Poetry, Prose & Art

Deadline: February 28, 2023

Humana Obscura is now accepting submissions of poetry, prose/short fiction (<1,000 words), and art with a nature theme for its 2023 Spring/Summer issue! Submissions will…
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Driftwood Press – Anthology & Book Manuscript Submissions Open Now

Deadline: Year-round

Driftwood Press is happy to share a plethora of submission opportunities for writers and artists! For our yearly print anthology, we are looking for poems,…
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Magazine Stand :: The Kenyon Review – Winter 2023

A new logo welcomes readers to the Winter 2023 issue of The Kenyon Review with a folio of fiction, nonfiction prize winners, poetry, and full-color art on the inside.
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New Book :: Swallowing Stones

Free verse and formal poems collaborate with philosophy and art to tell the story of a widow’s discovery in finding her place in the world again.
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