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  • Posted July 6, 2022

    2022 Red Wheelbarrow Poetry Prize now Open for Submissions

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Big Title 2022 Red Wheelbarrow Poetry Prize now Open for Submissions
    • Blurb

      Deadline: July 31, 2022
      RED WHEELBARROW POETRY PRIZE 2022: Judged by Juan Felipe Herrera! $1,000 for first place and a letterpress broadside printed by Felicia Rice of Moving Parts Press, $500 for second, $250 for third. Top five published in Red Wheelbarrow Literary Magazine. Submit up to 3 original, unpublished poems. $15 entry fee. Deadline: July 31, 2022. For complete guidelines, see redwheelbarrow.submittable.com/submit.

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  • Posted July 6, 2022

    The Daphne Review Mentorship Program (Rising Seniors Only)

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      Deadline: July 11, 2022; Event Dates: Session I: July 25 - August 15, Session II: September 5-26, III: November 7-28, 2022. Location: Virtual. Mentorship Program (Rising Seniors Only)! Both mentee and mentorship are now open! Apply to the 2022 Daphne Online Mentorship Program! We will be selecting 5-7 students to work with professional writers on a 1on1 basis. Our students have benefited greatly over the years. They’ve used the time to work on their existing body of work to get them published by literary magazines, win awards at Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, PYAA and gain acceptance to top colleges! Recent Daphne mentees have been accepted to Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Stanford, Columbia, and top creative writing programs, e.g., Iowa, Kenyon, Juniper, and Emerson!

    Posted July 6, 2022

    Kitchen Table Quarterly Seeks Poetry and Nonfiction Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: August 7, 2022
    • Genre Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography
    • Type Magazine

    Kitchen Table Quarterly is seeking previously unpublished poetry, nonfiction, and artwork. We are a journal preoccupied with history—cultural, political, geographical, personal. We are looking for work that spills secrets and wipes the dust off of old memories. We want honesty. We want an education. Give us your best or admit your worst, so long as it's true. Submit up to five poems, five artworks, or a standalone nonfiction piece of up to 3000 words. For full guidelines, please visit our website: www.kitchentablequarterly.org.

    Posted July 5, 2022

    Chestnut Review Invites Submissions Year Round

    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art
    • Type Magazine

    Chestnut Review (“for stubborn artists”) invites submissions year round of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art, and photography. We offer free submissions for poetry (3 poems), flash fiction (<1000 words), and art/photography (20 images); $5 submissions for fiction/nonfiction (<5k words), or 4-6 poems. Published artists receive $120. Notification in <30 days or submission fee refunded. We appreciate stories in every genre we publish. All issues free online which illustrates what we have liked, but we are always ready to be surprised by the new! chestnutreview.com

  • Posted July 5, 2022

    2023 Press 53 Award for Poetry

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Big Title 2023 Press 53 Award for Poetry
    • Blurb

      Deadline: July 31, 2022
      $1,000 and 50 copies awarded to an outstanding, unpublished collection of poems of approximately 50 to 120 pages. Open to poets 18 years of age and older who live in the US or one of its territories. Tom Lombardo, Press 53 Poetry Series Editor, will serve as judge. Press 53 will publish the winning manuscript as a Tom Lombardo Poetry Selection; all prizes will be awarded upon publication. Deadline: Midnight Eastern, July 31, 2022. Winner and finalists announced on or before November 1. Reading fee: $30. Complete information at www.press53.com/award-for-poetry/.

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    Posted July 5, 2022

    Puerto del Sol's 2022 Poetry and Prose Annual Contests $1,000

    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre
    • Type Magazine
    • Big Title Puerto del Sol's 2022 Poetry and Prose Annual Contests $1,000
    • Blurb

      Deadline: September 1, 2022
      Puerto del Sol is accepting entries to annual contests in poetry and prose between March 1 and September 1. Judges are Kali Fajardo-Anstine in prose and Anthony Cody in poetry. One prize in each genre for $1,000 will be awarded along with publication. Current students, faculty, or alum of New Mexico State University are not eligible. Close friends or former students of the judges are ineligible. Submitters must remove identifying information from submissions. Winners are announced in October 2022. $15 entry fee. All entries will receive the issue featuring the winner. All submissions are considered for publication. Submit at puertodelsol.org.

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  • Posted July 5, 2022

    Palooka Seeks Chapbooks, Prose, Poetry, Artwork, Photography

    • Deadline info Deadline: Year-round
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Comics
    • Type Magazine

    Palooka is an international literary magazine. For over a decade we’ve featured new, up-and-coming, and established writers, artists, and photographers from around the world. We're open to diverse forms and styles and are always seeking unique chapbooks, fiction, poetry, nonfiction, artwork, photography, and graphic narratives. Submissions open year-round. palookamag.com

  • Posted July 5, 2022

    Submit to the 2023 Emma Howell Rising Poet Prize

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Big Title Submit to the 2023 Emma Howell Rising Poet Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: November 18, 2022
      Willow Springs Books is seeking submissions for the Emma Howell Rising Poet Prize, a first poetry book prize for poets 35 years old and younger who have not yet published a book-length poetry manuscript. Poets who have previously published chapbooks are welcome to submit. 48 pages minimum. One manuscript per submission. Open for submissions from 6/20/2022 to 11/18/2022. The winner receives $2,000 plus publication in our Emma Howell Rising Poets series. wse.submittable.com/submit/228879/submit-to-the-2023-emma-howell-rising-poet-prize

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  • Posted July 5, 2022

    L'Esprit Seeks Consciousness-Forward Fiction and Thought for Issue One

    • Deadline info Deadline: September 1, 2022
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Reviews, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    L’Esprit Literary Review seeks submissions for Issue One, to appear online in October 2022. L’Esprit publishes consciousness-forward fiction and thought in the fearless, revolutionary tradition of High Modernism. We accept stories, personal essays, reviews, and criticism. In the spirit of James Joyce and Virginia Woolf, L’Esprit seeks to champion writing that investigates the turbulent underworld of the mind. We pride language-driven work that is fueled at the sentence level. Issue One will be our first full-length publication open to general submissions, after Issue Zero in April and a commemorative Bloomsday / Dalloway Day issue in June. lespritliteraryreview.org

  • Posted July 5, 2022

    The Coniston Prize from Radar Poetry

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline Deadline: August 1, 2022
    • Big Title The Coniston Prize from Radar Poetry
    • Blurb

      Deadline: August 1, 2022
      The Coniston Prize is an annual award that recognizes an exceptional group of poems by a woman writing in English. The winner will receive $1,000 and publication; up to 10 finalists will receive $175 and publication. The entry fee is $20, and the deadline is August 1. Dorianne Laux will judge this year's prize. Visit www.radarpoetry.com/contest for eligibility guidelines and a submission link.

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    Posted July 1, 2022

    Call for Submissions: Jewish Fiction .net

    • Deadline info Deadline: Year-round
    • Genre Fiction, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    Jewish Fiction .net, a prestigious literary journal, invites submissions for its Spring 2023 issue. We are the only English-language journal devoted exclusively to publishing Jewish fiction, and we showcase the finest contemporary Jewish-themed writing (either written in, or translated into, English) from around the world. In our first 11 years we have published over 500 stories or novel excerpts, originally written in 19 languages and on five continents, and we have readers in 140 countries. We’ve published such eminent authors as Elie Wiesel, Savyon Liebrecht, and Aharon Appelfeld, alongside many excellent, lesser-known writers. For submission details, please visit our Submissions page at www.jewishfiction.net/index.php/contactus/submission/.

  • Posted June 30, 2022

    $1,000 Poetry Micro Chapbook Contest

    • Genres Poetry, Cross-genre
    • Type Chapbook
    • Big Title $1,000 Poetry Micro Chapbook Contest
    • Blurb

      Deadline: July 31, 2022
      MAYDAY Magazine invites you to send 8-12 pages of poems to be considered for the Editors' Choice Award, including $1000, publication at MAYDAY, and an author interview. Deadline: July 31. Early bird entry fee: $10 (May 1-June 15). Regular fee: $15 (June 16-July 31). Submit a unified manuscript filled with poems that have achieved a balance of both craft and story so seamlessly that we cannot look away. We welcome a diverse range of content and authors, including LGBTQ+, BIPOC, and international voices. For more details, visit maydaymagazine.com/contests.

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    Posted June 30, 2022

    Wordrunner eChapbooks Seeks Mini-Fiction Collections

    • Deadline info Extended Deadline: July 15, 2022
    • Genre Fiction
    • Type Chapbook

    Two fiction collections will be selected for our 2022 e-chapbook series, to be published in August and December, online and as epubs. Submit your manuscript by the extended deadline of July 15. Stories may be flash or longer, from 500 up to 5,000 words each. We’d like three to five stories, or if flash fiction, a maximum of 15. Maximum word count: 20,000. We will also consider novel excerpts, if the collection can stand alone. No genre fiction (horror, fantasy, mystery). See www.echapbook.com/submissions.html for detailed guidelines and Submittable link. Authors are paid $125 plus royalties. Submission fee: $8.

    Posted June 30, 2022

    The 2022 Best Spiritual Literature Awards

    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Anthology
    • Big Title The 2022 Best Spiritual Literature Awards
    • Blurb

      Deadline: August 1, 2022
      The 2022 Best Spiritual Literature Awards in Fiction, Nonfiction, & Poetry offer $500 and publication by Orison Books in the Best Spiritual Literature anthology for a single work in each genre. The editors will judge. Entry fee: $12. Submission period: May 1–August 1. Find complete details at www.orisonbooks.com/submissions.

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  • Posted June 30, 2022

    Split Rock Press Seeks Poetry Chapbook Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: August 31, 2022
    • Genre Poetry
    • Type Chapbook

    Split Rock Press is a micro press and an imprint of Split Rock Review. We host the Split Rock Chapbook Series and publish eco-friendly books that explore place, environment, and the relationship between humans and the natural world. We seek poetry chapbook manuscripts for publication in 2023. Payment is offered in the form of 10 copies, a 50% discount on additional author copies, and a complimentary copy of the other chapbooks published in 2023. Manuscript length: 16 - 30 pages. Simultaneous submissions OK. $8 submission fee. For more information and a full list of guidelines, visit: www.splitrockreview.org/press. Submit via Submittable.

    Posted June 30, 2022

    Gival Press Short Story Award

    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Literary Site
    • Big Title Gival Press Short Story Award
    • Blurb

      Deadline: August 8, 2022
      19th Gival Press Short Story Award (annual), deadline August 8, 2022. Prize: $1,000.00 and online publication for the best stand-alone (not part of a novel) previously unpublished (print or online) short story. Reading fee: $25.00. Submit Word or RTF document, please also include personal details and a short bio via portal: givalpress.submittable.com.

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  • Posted June 30, 2022

    Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Literary Site
    • Big Title Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest
    • Blurb

      Deadline: September 30, 2022
      20th year, sponsored by Winning Writers. Win $3,000 for a poem in any style and $3,000 for a poem that rhymes or has a traditional style. Total prizes: $8,000. The top two winners will also receive two-year gift certificates from our co-sponsor, Duotrope (a $100 value). Both published and unpublished work accepted. Winning entries published online. Submit 1-3 poems for a $20 entry fee. Length limit: 250 lines per poem. Judged by S. Mei Sheng Frazier. This contest is recommended by Reedsy. Winning Writers is one of the "101 Best Websites for Writers" (Writer's Digest, 2022). See past winners, advice from the judge, and submit online at winningwriters.com/tompoetrynp22

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  • Posted June 30, 2022

    Submit for Interim's Print Issue

    • Deadline info Deadline: September 1, 2022
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art
    • Type Magazine

    Interim is looking for poems, art, essays and short fiction devoted to music for the 2022 Print Issue. We’re interested in work that is not so much “about” music, but rather enacts or composes, it. Send 3-5 poems, an art work, essay, and/or short fiction to Claudia Keelan, Editor of Interim through our Submittable.

  • Posted June 30, 2022

    Seeking Flash Writings, Poetry, and Art Based on Ephemera

    • Deadline info Deadline: August 1, 2022
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre
    • Type Magazine

    How do you or your loved ones hold onto memories? Which objects transport you to another place or time? We are seeking work based on “ephemera.” These are collectible short-term use items, like playbills, stamps, event posters, ticket stubs, political leaflets, bumper stickers, and more. Submit your related flash fiction and memoir (up to 300 words) and poetry (up to 12 lines) in a single .doc or .docx file. Submit your visual art in a .jpg format. Send all submissions via email by August 1st. Preference will be given to Tempe-based, Tempe-connected, or Arizona-based artists for this issue; however, all are encouraged to submit. littlesomethingspress.com

  • Posted June 30, 2022

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    Posted June 29, 2022

    Split Rock Review Invites Submissions for Issue 19

    • Deadline info Deadline: August 31, 2022
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Comics, Reviews, Interviews
    • Type Magazine

    Split Rock Review is a biannual, online journal that publishes poetry, short creative nonfiction and fiction, comics, hybrids, reviews and interviews, photography, and art that explore place, environment, and the relationship between humans and the natural world. We invite writers and artists to submit their best work for consideration in Issue 19 (Fall/Winter 2022). First 300 submissions are FREE during the months of June, July, and August. Expedited and Tip Jar submission options are also available each month. Simultaneous submissions are OK. For more info and submission guidelines, visit: www.splitrockreview.org/submit. Submit via Submittable.

  • Posted June 29, 2022

    Kings River Review Call for 2-Year College Student Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: October 15, 2022
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Drama, Screenplay, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    The Kings River Review publishes artwork, creative nonfiction, short fiction, and poetry of current 2-year community college students. Submission Deadlines: October 15 for the fall issue and March 15 for the spring issue. Submission requirements: up to 5 pieces of artwork and photography sent as .JPEG files; creative nonfiction and fiction of up to 3,000 words; and up to 5 poems. Go to kingsriverreview.com for full submission guidelines.

  • Posted June 29, 2022

    Cleaver's Summer Lightning Flash Contest for Fiction & Nonfiction

    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction
    • Type Magazine
    • Big Title Cleaver's Summer Lightning Flash Contest for Fiction & Nonfiction
    • Blurb

      Deadline: August 1, 2022
      Show us what strikes you and lights up your summer! Whether it’s fiction or nonfiction, we’re excited to see your compact and commanding work, up to 500 words. Judge: Meg Pokrass. Prizes: $500 first; $250 second; $200 third. Prizewinners will be published in Cleaver’s Winter Issue. Finalists may also receive a publication offer. For more info and guidelines, visit our website.

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  • Posted June 28, 2022

    $1500 each plus Publication - Poetry & Short Story

    • Genres Fiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Big Title $1500 each plus Publication - Poetry & Short Story
    • Blurb

      Deadline: August 20, 2022
      Kallisto Gaia Press sponsors two annual prizes of $1,500 each and publication in Ocotillo Review. Zoë Fay-Stindt will judge the Julia Darling Memorial Poetry Prize; Jen Knox will judge the Chester B. Himes Memorial Short Fiction Prize. Submit up to three poems of no more than 65 lines each or a story of up to 4,200 words with a $20 entry fee, which includes a copy of Ocotillo Review, by August 20. Visit kallistogaiapress.submittable.com/submit for guidelines. Proceeds are donated to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Disease and the MD Anderson Foundation for Breast Cancer.

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  • Posted June 27, 2022

    BreakBread Magazine Looking for Work From Young Creatives

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Comics
    • Type Magazine

    BreakBread Magazine is a magazine for all young creatives between the ages of 13 and 25. We are always looking for vivid, timely poetry, nonfiction, short stories, comics, and visual arts (photography, illustrated narratives, and hybrid work) that explore new directions in arts and letters. Submissions are always free. Visit breakbreadproject.submittable.com/submit to send us your work. Check out our website for more information.

    Posted June 27, 2022

    Global City Review Seeking Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: July 25, 2022
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Global City Review is seeking submissions for its 25th issue: Do We Have a Future? Each issue is organized around a broad theme and includes stories, poems, memoirs, interviews, essays, and artwork. Visit globalcitypress.com/contact-subscribe-submit/ for more details. Since 1993, Global City Review has published highly-acclaimed and award-winning writers alongside emerging writers, some of whom have since become celebrated bestselling authors. Writers have won The National Book Award, Guggenheim Fellowships, Pushcarts, an Edith Wharton Award, a PEN/Malamud Award, and Americas Poetry Festival’s Poet of the Year Award, among many other accolades. Visit our website to learn more.

  • Posted June 20, 2022

    Actual Left Seeks Fiction, Nonfiction Focusing on Social Justice

    • Deadline info Deadline: Year-round
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction
    • Type Magazine

    Actual Left Publications (formerly Xi Draconis Books) is seeking short stories, poems, and essays for the release of our first anthology. Submissions should focus on social justice issues. Our previous publications have dealt with apartheid in Israel, the need for political commitment in everyday life, the rise of Trump, the heinously unjust healthcare system in the United States, and the problems inherent in US criminal justice practices. So, if you feel you have a work that deals with capitalist hegemony, racism, climate change, misogyny, or any other social justice problem, consider submitting. For more info, head here: actualleft.com.

  • Posted June 20, 2022

    RABBLE REVIEW - Leftist Arts & Letters - Summer 2022

    • Deadline info Deadline: July 15, 2022
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Comics, Reviews, Interviews, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    As a leftist platform, we’re interested in works that critically examine the capitalist societies we live in, or explore visions of post-capitalist possibility. We publish cool fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, hybrid forms, essays, criticism, and all types of visual art. Bold and interesting narratives. Poetry that uses the auditory, visual, and semantic dimensions of language. We want to recognize our struggles—but also our joys; tell us about your shitty boss, but also the feeling you get when you clock out, about the way the sunset looks some days, about an evening spent with friends, or about nothing all. rabblereview.com

    Posted June 16, 2022

    The Heartland Review Press Announces 2022 Chapbook Contest

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Chapbook
    • Big Title The Heartland Review Press Announces 2022 Chapbook Contest
    • Blurb

      Deadline: August 1, 2022
      $500 Grand Prize + 15 copies awarded. Submit no more than 30 pages of the best work. THRP is not concerned with the poet who has the most publications; rather, we wish to award the best writing that contributes to the craft of poetry. ​Each submitter will receive a copy of the winning manuscript. All entrants will be invited to record a reading of their work that will be published on THRP’s Facebook page. To meet the judge and review submission guidelines, visit: www.theheartlandreview.com/chapbooks.

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  • Posted June 16, 2022

    Rockvale Writers' Colony Announces a Fellowship Contest for Poets

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Event
    • Big Title Rockvale Writers' Colony Announces a Fellowship Contest for Poets
    • Blurb

      Deadline: August 31, 2022
      We’ve created a new fellowship opportunity for poets to share their important landscapes and environmental heritage. We’re interested in the natural spaces that have made meaningful marks upon lives, those places from which we cannot be separated no matter how far away we are. We want to know how that land speaks, and most of all, why it matters. One poet will win a 1-week residency at Rockvale Writers' Colony in College Grove, TN, plus a small stipend for food and travel. Read the guidelines here: Language of the Land Fellowship. Application fee is $30. 

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  • Posted June 16, 2022

    Submit to the 2022 Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Big Title Submit to the 2022 Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry
    • Blurb

      Extended Deadline: July 15, 2022
      Lynx House Press seeks submissions of full-length poetry manuscripts for the annual Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry. The winner will receive $2,000 and publication. Entries must be at least 48 pages in length. The fee for submitting is $28. Previous judges include James Tate, Yusef Komunyakaa, Dorianne Laux, Dara Wier, Melissa Kwasny, and Robert Wrigley.

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  • Posted June 15, 2022

    Book of Matches Seeks Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: August 19, 2022
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    In an age dominated by our worst tendencies for tribalism, it's more important than ever to celebrate the best in humanity through the very real magic of words. Book of Matches is always interested in protest—interested in protest against the unknowing alive in human existence, in protest against the knowing, too. In essence, Book of Matches celebrates what burns in the dark, and too the assurance of how little this illuminates before going out. Send your most meaningful lies, real lives, and poetry of both that we may see a bit more clearly the stormy seas around us all. www.bookofmatcheslitmag.com

  • Posted June 15, 2022

    What Are You Reading?

    • Deadline info Deadline: Year-round
    • Genre Nonfiction, Reviews
    • Type Literary Site

    Have you been doing a lot of reading in your downtime? We’d love to hear about it. Whether it’s a new issue of your favorite lit mag, the book you’ve just added to your shelf, or one piece of poetry or prose that really spoke to you, we’re looking forward to your recommendations. Send an email with a brief review (125-200 words) and a short bio (25 words max) to . Please read through our newly revised guidelines carefully: newpagesblog.com/what-are-you-reading-reviewer-guidelines/.

  • Posted June 14, 2022

    The Francine Ringold Awards for New Writers: $500 Prizes

    • Genres Fiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Big Title The Francine Ringold Awards for New Writers: $500 Prizes
    • Blurb

      Deadline: July 15, 2022
      Submissions are open for Nimrod’s Francine Ringold Awards for New Writers. The Ringold Awards offer prizes of $500 and publication for fiction and poetry. They are open only to writers with no more than two previous publication credits in their genre. For poetry, submit up to five pages; for fiction, one short story, 5,000 words maximum. The contest is open internationally. All honorable mentions will also be published and paid at our normal rates. Manuscripts may be mailed or submitted online: nimrodjournal.submittable.com/submit. Each entry must be accompanied by a $12 entry fee. Email us or visit Nimrod's website for complete rules.

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  • Posted June 14, 2022

    Atmosphere Press Reading Book Manuscripts in All Genres

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Translations
    • Type Book

    Atmosphere Press currently seeks book manuscripts from diverse voices. There's no submission fee, and if your manuscript is selected, we’ll be the publisher you’ve always wanted: attentive, organized, on schedule, and professional. We use a model in which the author funds the publication of the book, but retains 100% rights, royalties, and artistic autonomy. This year Atmosphere authors have received featured reviews with Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, and Booklist, and have even appeared on a giant billboard in Times Square. Submit your book manuscript at atmospherepress.com.

  • Posted June 13, 2022

    IWWG July 2022 Summer Writing Retreat on Boston's Beautiful North Shore

    • Blurb

      Deadline: June 1, 2022
      Event Dates: July 22-28, 2022. Event Location: Beverly, Massachusetts. Reconnect. Reimagine. Come can join the International Women’s Writing Guild for an exciting conference at Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts. The event marks the Guild’s 45th annual conference, with workshops ranging from three to five days and spanning fiction, nonfiction, poetry, memoir, and screenwriting. Very limited/partial funding available for those in need. Please email Michelle. We're also proud to offer a Virtual Track for those who can't physically attend but want to enjoy the IWWG experience. iwwg.org

  • Posted June 13, 2022

    The Writers Conference of Northern Appalachia Inc. (WCoNA) Seeks Marketing Manager

    • Blurb

      Deadline: Rolling
      The Writers Conference of Northern Appalachia Inc. (WCoNA), an annual writers conference and workshop, along with the Northern Appalachia Review, the premier literary journal dedicated to the writing of northern Appalachia, seeks a marketing manager. This is a volunteer position; the chosen candidate takes on a key role as a decision maker with two recognized and growing leaders in literary advocacy. More importantly, the role greatly contributes to the growth of an increasingly recognized and respected regional literature. For more information, visit: www.wcona.com/help-wanted.

  • Posted June 9, 2022

    Driftwood Press Adrift Chapbook & Short Story Contests

    • Genres Fiction, Poetry
    • Type Chapbook, Magazine
    • Big Title Driftwood Press Adrift Chapbook & Short Story Contests
    • Blurb

      Deadline: July 15, 2022
      Driftwood Press' Adrift Chapbook Contest and Adrift Short Story Contest return this year, featuring poetry guest judge Carl Phillips and fiction guest judge Allegra Hyde. Winners receive $1,000 and $500, and runner-ups receive $200-400 depending on the genre. The deadline is July 15th! Check out past winners for sale on our website.

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    Posted June 9, 2022

    Feminist Literary Zine About Eve and Religion Submissions Open

    • Deadline info Deadline: July 4, 2022
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    They Call Us (www.theycallus.com), a feminist magazine devoted to discussing everyday gender discrimination, is currently accepting free submissions of poetry, prose, art, and photography for our new edition, "They Call Us Eve." This edition will explore the roles women hold in religions from around the world. We accept analysis, retellings, and creative depictions of how you see these women emboldened in spiritual status. Let’s talk about what Eve started. You can read submission guidelines and other information on our website. All rights belong to the writers/artists and the word count is 800 words.

  • Posted June 9, 2022

    Able Muse (Poetry, Prose, & Art) - Submission Now Open

    • Deadline info Deadline: July 15, 2022
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Reviews, Interviews, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    Able Muse is now accepting submissions for our forthcoming issue, Winter 2022/2023. Submit poetry, fiction, essays, book reviews, art, and photography. Submission opens yearly January 1 and closes July 15. Read our guidelines and submit at www.ablemuse.com/submit/.

  • Posted June 9, 2022

    Awakenings Review Seeks Poetry, Fiction, & Nonfiction

    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Photography
    • Type Magazine

    The Awakenings Review is an award-winning literary magazine committed to publishing poetry, short stories, nonfiction, and photography by writers, poets, and artists who have a relationship with mental illness, either self, family member, or friend. Located in the Chicago area but international in scope, our hardcopy publication, published annually in the fall, is one of the nation's leading journals of this genre. Mental illness and literature have a long association. At The Awakenings Review, our aim is to both provide a forum for our contributors and a vehicle of insight for our readers. Refer to our submission guidelines at www.AwakeningsProject.org.

    Posted June 8, 2022

    The New Verse News Seeks Current Events Poetry

    • Deadline info Deadline: Year-round
    • Genre Poetry
    • Type Literary Site

    Since 2005, The New Verse News has covered the news of the day with poems on issues, large and small, international and local. It relies on the submission of poems (especially those of a politically progressive bent) by writers from all over the world. The editors update the website every day with a poetic take on a current and specific headline. See the website for guidelines and examples. Then paste your non-simultaneous submission and a brief bio in the text of an email (no attachments, please) to nvneditor(at)gmail.com. Write "Verse News Submission" in the subject line of your email.

  • Posted June 8, 2022

    Our Doors are Open

    • Deadline info Deadline: Year-round
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics, Reviews, Interviews
    • Type Magazine

    The Blue Mountain Review launched from Athens, Georgia in 2015 with the mantra, “We’re all south of somewhere.” As a journal of culture, the BMR strives to represent all life through its stories. Stories are vital to our survival. What we sing saves the soul. Our goal is to preserve and promote lives told well through prose, poetry, music, and the visual arts. We’ve published work from and interviews with Jericho Brown, Kelli Russell Agodon, Robert Pinsky, Rising Appalachia, Turkuaz, Michel Stone, Michael Flohr, Lee Herrick, Chen Chen, Michael Cudlitz, Pat Metheny, Melissa Studdard, Lyrics Born, Terry Kay, and Christopher Moore. bluemountainreview.submittable.com/submit

  • Posted June 8, 2022

    Submit to the 2022 Spokane Prize for Short Fiction

    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Book
    • Big Title Submit to the 2022 Spokane Prize for Short Fiction
    • Blurb

      Deadline: June 24, 2022
      Willow Springs Books is accepting submissions for the 2022 Spokane Prize for Short Fiction. All authors are eligible regardless of publication history. Manuscripts must have a minimum of three (3) stories of fiction totaling at least 98 pages. The collection as a whole must be previously unpublished. Deadline: June 24, 20222. Prize: $2,000 plus publication. More information: trib.al/KH2gaFa.

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    Posted June 6, 2022

    Divot is Reading for Summer Issues 5 and 6 Currently!

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
    • Genre Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Divotlit seeking submissions for Issues 5 and 6, coming Summer 2022. Please send us your best poems. We value fresh imagery, organic emotion, and the unexpected. See submission guidelines. We look forward to reading your work.

    Posted June 6, 2022

    Club Plum Seeks Art, Human/Women's Rights Pieces & More

    • Deadline info Deadline: June 30, 2022
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Cross-genre
    • Type Magazine

    We need more beautiful art for our July issue! We also want to see your wonderful works on any topic, including those that portray experiences and concerns about Human Rights, Women’s Rights, Democracy and Freedom. Please read guidelines at clubplumliteraryjournal.com/submit/.

  • Posted June 6, 2022

    Submit to Clinch—A Martial Arts Literary Magazine

    • Deadline info Deadline: September 30, 2022
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Comics
    • Type Magazine

    After a very successful first issue, Clinch is now open to submissions for Issue 2 through September 30th! Send us your work that displays the good, bad, and eccentric qualities of martial arts. If it’s good writing, and encompasses the martial arts/combat sports—including boxing—in any way, shape, or form, we want it. Visit our website clinchlit.com to view Issue 1 and submit to Issue 2. We'll see you there!

  • Posted June 6, 2022

    Call for Submissions - Molecule: a tiny lit mag

    • Deadline info Deadline: July 15, 2022
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Reviews, Interviews, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    Submissions open from 6/1/22 to 7/15/22. Replies by: 8/15/22. Send your work for the Fall 2022 issue of Molecule - a tiny lit mag. Poetry, prose, nonfiction, plays, reviews, and interviews in 50 words or less (including titles). Visual art work of tiny things like tea bags and toothpicks, or tiny paintings also wanted. Strict word count. Don’t try and trick us we have small minds. Send submissions (preferably in the body) via email, along with a 3rd person bio no more than 24 words (including name). moleculetinylitmag.art.blog


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