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Where to Submit Roundup: June 21, 2024

38 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes.

Hopefully you have been surviving in this super-hot week. A great time to stay indoors or haunt your local library for writing, submitting, or editing. NewPages has you covered with our weekly roundup of submission opportunities to help in your submission goals. With June ending soon and July starting up, don’t miss out on the opportunities below.

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Calls for Submissions

Don’t forget to check out our Guide to Submission Opportunities where you can get more information about these calls for submissions. And if you have young writers from elementary to high school age, don’t forget to check out the Young Writers Guide.

Gold Man Review. Issue 14. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. No fee. Deadline: June 23, 2024.
*Open to writers residing in OR, AK, HI, CA, WA.*

The Penn Journal of Arts and Sciences. Inaugural Issue. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, cross-genre, drama, graphic narratives, screenplays, interviews, reviews, translations, art, photography. No fee. Deadline: June 30, 2024.

Club Plum. July 2024 issue. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, art. No fee. Deadline: July 1, 2024.

Able Muse. Winter 2024/2025 Issue. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, interviews, reviews, translations, art, photography. No fee. Deadline: July 15, 2024.

Blink-Ink. Issue 57: Summer Nights. Fiction. No fee. Deadline: July 15, 2024.

Wordrunner eChapbooks. Prose Collections. Fiction, nonfiction. $8 fee. Payment: $125 + Kindle royalties. Deadline: July 15, 2024.

About Place Journal. Shaping Destiny: Election Season, Before, During, and After. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, cross-genre, drama, graphic narratives, screenplays, interviews, reviews, translations, art, photography, audio, video. No fee. Deadline: August 1, 2024.

Kings River Review. Fall 2024 Issue. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, screenplays, translations, art. No fee. Deadline: October 15, 2024. *Must be a 2-year college student.*

The Awakenings Review. Fall 2024 Issue. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography. No fee. Deadline: Year-round. *Must write from experience with mental illness in yourself, family, members, or friends.*

Bass Clef Books. Poetry, cross-genre, translations. $12 fee. Payment: 12 copies, royalties. No deadline specified.

Blue Mountain Review. Prose, poetry, music, visual art. $5 fee. Deadline: Year-round.

CRAFT. Fiction, nonfiction, cross-genre. No fee. Payment: $50-100. Deadline: Year-round.

Driftwood Press. Fiction, novellas, poetry collections, comics, graphic novels, art, photography, short comics, poetry. Fees vary. Paying market. Deadline: Year-round.

Fractured Lit. Flash fiction. No fee. Payment: $50 (Micro), $75 (Flash). Deadline: Year-round.

Frontier Poetry. New Voices. Poetry. No fee. Payment: $50/poem. Deadline: Year-round.

Libre. Fiction, nonfiction, cross-genre, translations, art, photography. No fee. Deadline: Year-round. *They seek writing on mental health.*

The Masters Review. New Voices. Fiction, nonfiction. No fee. Payment: $100 (flash), $200 (longer stories). Deadline: Year-round.

New Verse News. Current events poetry. No fee. Deadline: Year-round.

Palette Poetry. Featured Poetry. Poetry. No fee. Payment: $50/poem. Deadline: Year-round.

Palooka. Chapbook manuscripts, fiction, poetry, nonfiction, art, photography, graphic narratives, comic strips. $3 fee (magazine submissions); $8 fee (chapbook submissions). Payment: Copies. Deadline: Year-round.

Uncharted. Featured Writing. Fiction. No fee. Payment: $200. Deadline: Year-round.

Voyage YA. Featured Writing. Fiction, nonfiction. No fee. Payment: $200. Deadline: Year-round.

Writing Contests

If you’d like a little more information on several of the contests below, don’t forget to follow our Guide to Submission Opportunities throughout the week. Find even more contests in our vetted Big List of Writing Contests. NewPages also vets and curates a list of contests for elementary through high school aged writers in our Young Writers Guide.

The Daphne Review Online Mentorship Program. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, drama, screenplays. No fee. 5-7 students selected (program cost waived for financial hardship). Deadline: June 25, 2024

Barrow Street Press. Poetry Book Contest. Poetry. $30. Prize: $1,500 and book publication. Judge: Kevin Prufer. Deadline: June 30, 2024.

Slate Roof Press. 2024 Elyse Wolf Prize. Poetry. $10 reading fee (sliding scale available). Prize: $500 and chapbook publication. Deadline: June 30, 2024. *Winner becomes a member of the press with 3-year commitment.*

New American Press. 2024 New American Fiction Prize. Fiction, cross-genre. $25 fee. Prize: $1,500, book publication, 25 copies, promotional support. Final judge: Kalani Pickhart. Deadline: July 1, 2024.

Orison Books. Orison Chapbook Prize. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, hybrid. $15 fee. Prize: $300, standard royalty contract, publication, 20 author copies. Deadline: July 1, 2024.

Vine Leaves Press. International Voices in Creative Nonfiction Competition. Nonfiction. $25 fee. Prize: $1,000 and book publication in 2026. Deadline: July 1, 2024.

Winning Writers. North Street Book Prize. Literary fiction, genre fiction, creative nonfiction/memoir, poetry, children’s picture book, middle grade, graphic novel & memoir, art book. $79 fee. Prize: $10,000 grand prize, $1,000 category prize. Final judges: Jendi Reiter and Ellen LaFleche. Deadline: July 1, 2024.

Western Connecticut State University MFA in Creative & Professional Writing. Housatonic Book Awards. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, cross-genre, graphic narratives, translations. $25 + processing fee. Prize: $1,500 and presence at a reading and workshop. Deadline: July 14, 2024. *Submitted books must have been published in 2023.*

Driftwood Press. The Adrift Chapbook Competition. Poetry. $25 fee. Prize: $750, publication, 20 author copies. Guest judge: Diane Seuss. Deadline: July 15, 2024.

Driftwood Press. The Adrift Short Story Competition. Fiction. $30 fee. Prize: $500, publication, 10 author copies. Guest judge: Dean Bakopoulos. Deadline: July 15, 2024.

Press 53. Award for Poetry. Poetry. $30 fee. Prize: $1,000 cash advance, publication, and 53 author copies. Judge: Tom Lombardo. Deadline: July 31, 2024.

Red Wheelbarrow. 2024 Poetry Prize. Poetry. $15 fee. Prize: $1,000, publication, letterpress broadside. Judge: Kim Addonizio. Deadline: July 31, 2024.

Witcraft. Annual Humour Competition. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. $5 fee. First Prize: $250 and publication. Deadline: July 31, 2024.

Black Warrior Review. Annual Contest. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre. $20 fee (poetry, fiction, nonfiction); $10 fee (flash). Cash prizes and publication awarded. Judges: Chigozie Obioma, Rajiv Mohabir, Donika Kelly, Intan Paramditha. Deadline: August 1, 2024.

Orison Books. 2024 Best Spiritual Literature Awards. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. $12 fee. Prize/genre: $500 and publication. Judges: Sarah Ghazal Ali, Susanne Paola Atonetta, Amit Majmudar. Deadline: August 1, 2024.

History Through Fiction. Short Story Contest. Fiction. $15 fee. Prize: Up to $250 and anthology publication. Deadline: August 15, 2024.

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