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The Sunlight Press 2023 Spring Flash Fiction Contest

Deadline: May 1, 2023

We’re excited to announce that we will open our 2023 Spring Flash Fiction Contest on April 3, 2023. Send flash stories (1,000 words or less)…
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Open Submissions Period for “Nobody’s Home”

Nobody’s Home: Modern Southern Folklore will have an open submissions period from April 15 until June 15, 2023 to expand the online anthology’s collection. Writers…
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Magazine Stand :: The Sunlight Press March 2023

The Sunlight Press is a nonprofit, digital literary magazine that publishes new works on Mondays, Wednesdays, and the occasional Friday. Work featured during the month of March 2023 includes essays by Caleb Coy and Brett Ann Stanciu; poetry by Denise Alden and Murray Silverstein; fiction by Emma Burnett and Rebecca…
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Magazine Stand :: The Shore – Issue 17

The Shore Issue 17 ushers in the spring with fresh poetry blooming into the world.
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