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Where to Submit Roundup: May 3, 2024

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

Happy May! It’s a month for gardens to be planted and flowers to bloom. It’s also a great month to try to find a home for your work. We’re back again with our weekly roundup of submission opportunities for the first week of May 2024.

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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.

Bloodletter. Issue Three: Hysteria. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, interviews, reviews, translations, art. No fee. Deadline: May 7, 2024.

Magazine1. Issue 2. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, cross-genre, drama, graphic narratives, screenplays, translations, art, photography, audio, video. $5 fee. Deadline: May 31, 2024.

Oyster River Pages. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, interviews, reviews, translations, art, photography. No fee. Deadline: May 31, 2024.

Red Shoe Press. 2024 Oregon Poetry Calendar. Poetry. No fee. Deadline: May 31, 2024. * Must be a resident of Oregon to submit.*

Tint Journal. border/lands Issue. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, art, photography. No fee. Deadline: May 31, 2024. *Writers must be writing in English as a second language.*

Superpresent. Summer 2024 Issue: Zing! Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, cross-genre, graphic narratives, translations, art, photography, audio, video. No fee. Deadline: June 1, 2024.

UReCA. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art. No fee. Deadline: June 1, 2024. *Undergraduate students only*

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

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

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

antiphony. Issue 1. Poetry, interviews, reviews, audio. No fee. Deadline: Year-round.

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

bioStories. Creative nonfiction. No fee. Deadline: Year-round.

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

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

Jewish Fiction .net. Fiction, translations. No fee. Deadline: Year-round.

New Verse News. Current events poetry. No fee. 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.

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.

Leapfrog Press. Leapfrog Global Fiction Prize. Fiction. $35 fee. Prize: Cash advance and book publication. Deadline: May 5, 2024.

Bass Clef Books. George Drew Sophomore Poetry Contest. Poetry. $15 fee. Prize: $500, chapbook publication, 12 copies. Judge: George Drew. Deadline: May 15, 2024.

Georgia Review. 2024 Loraine Wiliams Poetry Prize. Poetry. $30 fee (includes 1-year subscription). Prize: $1,500 honorarium and publication. Judge: Cole Swensen. Deadline: May 15, 2024.

Ghost Peach Press. 2024 Prize in Poetry. Poetry. $22 fee. Prize: $1,000, book publication, 10 author copies. Deadline: May 15, 2024.

Pittsburg State University. Cow Creek Chapbook Prize. Poetry. $15 fee. Prize: $1,000, chapbook publication, 25 author copies. Judge: Traci Brimhall. Deadline: May 15, 2024.

New Letters. Literary Awards. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, graphic narratives. $24 fee (includes 1-year subscription). Prize/genre: $2,500 and publication. Deadline: May 20, 2024

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: May 25, 2024

Baltimore Review. Summer Contest. Flash fiction, flash creative nonfiction, prose poetry. $8 fee. Prize/category: $400 and publication. Final judge: Kathy Flann. Deadline: May 31, 2024.

Flying South. 2024 Writing Contest. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. $25 fee ($15 for members of Winston Salem Writers). First Prize/category: $400 and publication. Deadline: May 31, 2024.

Sunspot Lit. Solar Flare Contest. Fiction, poetry, art, graphic novel. $10 fee. Prize: $500 and publication. Deadline: May 31, 2024.

Salamander. 2024 Fiction Contest. Fiction. $15 fee (includes 1-year subscription). Prize: $1,000 and publication. Judge: Kevin Wilson. Deadline: June 1, 2024.

The MacGuffin. Poet Hunt 29. Poetry. $15 fee. Prize: $500 and publication. Guest judge: Michael Meyerhofer. Deadline: June 15, 2024.

Swan Scythe Press. Poetry Chapbook Contest. Poetry. $18 fee. Prize: $200, chapbook publication, 25 copies. Deadline: June 15, 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.

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.

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