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    Posted August 21, 2019

    Call for Submissions From Girls Worldwide

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 31, 2019
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Comics
    • Type Magazine

    Girls Right the World is a literary journal inviting young female-identified writers and artists, ages 14 through 21, to submit their work for consideration for the fourth annual issue. We currently accept poetry, prose, short stories, lyric essays, and visual art. We ask to be the first to publish your work in North America; after publication the rights return to you. We publish annually. Send your best art and writing, in English or English translation, to by December 31, 2019. Please include a note that mentions your age, where you’re from, and the work you are submitting. girlsrighttheworld.com

    Posted August 20, 2019

    Chestnut Review seeks Stubborn Artists of All Types

    • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre
    • Type Magazine

    Chestnut Review, a paying market, seeks poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art, and photography for its next issues. We accept 250 free submissions a month in poetry and art/photography genres; prose and general paid submissions are $5; and all genres can submit more pieces through paid submissions. Response in 30 days or your fee refunded. Payment is $100 per piece and copy of annual anthology. chestnutreview.com

  • Posted August 20, 2019

    Holden Vaughn Spangler Memorial Award - RCC MUSE Literary Magazine

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Big Title Holden Vaughn Spangler Memorial Award - RCC MUSE Literary Magazine
    • Blurb

      Deadline: December 13, 2019
      Second Annual - $200 prize and Spring 2020 publication in RCC MUSE for best poem about a child or childhood. Submit up to 3 poems per entry, $5 fee; checks payable to RCC MUSE. Include brief cover letter, short third-person bio, contact info (phone and email). Mail submission, check, and cover letter to Holden Vaughn Spangler Memorial Award, c/o RCC MUSE Literary Journal, Riverside City College, 4800 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92506. This award was established to honor the passing of Jason and Stephanie Spangler's 11 year-old son. Dr. Spangler is a member of RCC's English and Media Studies Department. www.facebook.com/RCCMuseMagazine/

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    Posted August 19, 2019

    Zizzle Literary: Seeking Diverse Voices for 2020 Special Edition

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

    Pay: $100 /flash fiction; $250 /short story. Fee: $3. Do you share our mission to cultivate young literature lovers? We publish literary fiction that appeals to kids from eleven on up to one hundred. Some of the accepted pieces will be illustrated. Length: flash 500–1,200 words; short story 2,000–4,500 words. Submission Guidelines: zizzlelit.com. Subscribe to our newsletter: zizzlelit.com/sign-up. Support us and like our new Facebook page at www.facebook.com/zizzlelit/!

    Posted August 19, 2019

    Call for Submissions: Words on Play

    • Deadline info Deadline: September 30, 2019
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Nimrod International Journal is seeking poetry, short fiction, and short creative nonfiction about play in all its forms for our spring 2020 issue, Words on Play. From word play to playing with poetic form to work about games, sports, crossword puzzles, dancing, and more, we want to see it all. Submit up to 7 pages of poetry or up to 7,500 words of prose. Payment is $10/page, up to maximum of $200. Manuscripts may be mailed or submitted online. For full guidelines and to submit: nimrodjournal.submittable.com/submit.

    Posted August 19, 2019

    The Main Street Rag Needs Poets

    • Genre Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    We love our base and hear from them regularly, but we’d also like to see some new faces. Poetry submissions have been slow of late. That means our usual backlog of 9 months to a year is no longer the case. We respond quickly and will get those we accept into print quickly (for now). Visit our website for guidelines and Submittable link. Then send us something to knock our socks off. Guidelines and links available at www.MainStreetRag.com. Back issues and a plethora of books available at www.MainStreetRagbookstore.com.

  • Posted August 15, 2019

    The American Journal of Poetry Volume 8 Call for Submissions

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

    Now reading for Volume Eight. Please visit us to read our previous volumes filled with poems from poets the world over, from the first-published to the most acclaimed in literature. A unique voice is highly prized. Be bold, uncensored, take risks. Our hallmark is "STRONG Rx MEDICINE." We are the home of the long poem! No restrictions as to subject matter, style, or length. Published biannually online. Submissions accepted through our online submission manager, Submittable; a submission fee is charged. theamericanjournalofpoetry.com

    Posted August 15, 2019

    Fleas on the Dog is Looking for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: September 16, 2019
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Drama
    • Type Magazine

    Fleas on the Dog Issue 4
    Open: Aug. 16 to Sept. 16
    Oh drat! The boyz with the itch are back! Yes, the possibly famous, definitely infamous dude quintet is itchin’ for your fiction and nonfiction (even plays) for the already indictable Issue 4. QUALITY junk that blows the gasket leaves the competition in the casket. We take pretty much anything (but not everything) and if we like what you submit we’ll be all over you, if we don’t, we promise to be gentle, especially if it’s your first time. See fleasonthedog.com for guidelines. PS: If your mother likes your writing we probably won’t.

    Posted August 15, 2019

    Hoxie Gorge Review seeks Submissions of Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction

    • Deadline info Deadline: October 15, 2019
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Hoxie Gorge Review is a new online literary journal, committed to publishing innovative poetry, fiction, and nonfiction by both emerging and established contemporary writers. We seek poetry, short fiction, and nonfiction for our first issue. We seek work that compels us, that challenges us, that breaks us open. Send us your best. No fee to submit. For more information, visit hoxiegorgereview.com. To submit, visit hoxiegorgereview.submittable.com/submit. Simultaneous submissions accepted. Deadline October 15.

    Posted August 15, 2019

    Palooka Seeks Chapbooks, Prose, Poetry, Art, Photography, Comics

    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    Palooka is an international literary magazine. We've featured writers, artists, and photographers from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, India, Ireland, France, Spain, Israel, Finland, Italy, and Austria. We're always seeking unique fiction, poetry, nonfiction, artwork, photography, graphic narratives, and comic strips. Give us your best shot! Submissions open year-round. palookamag.com

    Posted August 15, 2019

    Fourth Genre Now Accepting General Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 30, 2019
    • Genre Nonfiction, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Comics, Reviews, Interviews
    • Type Magazine

    Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction is now accepting submissions for the open reading period. Go to fourthgenre.submittable.com between August 30 and November 30. Detailed submission guidelines available at fourthgenre.msu.edu.

  • Posted August 15, 2019

    2019 Marystina Santiestevan First Book Prize—Bob Hicok, Final Judge

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Big Title 2019 Marystina Santiestevan First Book Prize—Bob Hicok, Final Judge
    • Blurb

      Deadline: October 15, 2019
      The second annual Marystina Santiestevan First Book Prize is accepting submissions. Awarded annually to a poet writing in English who has not yet published a full-length poetry book, the prize seeks to represent the best contemporary writing in high quality editions. The winning poet will receive $1,000 and 25 author copies. Bob Hicok will be the final judge. Prospective entrants are encouraged to familiarize themselves with Conduit, which champions originality, intelligence, irreverence, and humanity. Previously unpublished manuscripts of 48-90 pages should be submitted through our Submittable page. Entry fee is $25. Please visit www.conduit.org for details.

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    Posted August 14, 2019

    Call for Submissions: Apple Valley Review

    • Deadline info Deadline: September 15, 2019
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    Apple Valley Review is reading submissions of short fiction, personal essays, and poetry for the Fall 2019 issue (Vol. 14, No. 2). Flash fiction, prose poetry, fabulism, and translations are welcome. Pieces from the journal have later appeared as selections, finalists, and/or notable/distinguished stories in Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays, Best of the Net, Best of the Web, storySouth Million Writers Award, New Poetry from the Midwest, and Wigleaf’s Top 50 (Very) Short Fictions. Published work is automatically considered for our annual editor's prize. The current issue, previous issues, and complete submission guidelines are available online. www.applevalleyreview.com

    Posted August 13, 2019

    Seeking New Short Stories for Issue 11!

    • Deadline info Deadline: September 15, 2019
    • Genre Fiction
    • Type Magazine

    Light and Dark is seeking your best short stories for our eleventh online issue! We are particularly interested in stories that deal in some way with the dichotomous nature of existence. Please send us nothing longer than 3,000 words. All stories will be published on our website: www.lightanddarkmagazine.com. The author will also receive a token payment of $15. Send us your best work: lightanddark.submittable.com/submit.

    Posted August 13, 2019

    Activism Anthology Call for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: October 15, 2019
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Something happened and made you want to get involved in transforming your organization, neighborhood, community, state, or country. You decided to speak up for something you care about, and did so through words, images, or actions. Or, maybe this is the first time you are speaking out. MuseWrite Press seeks short stories, poems, essays, and creative nonfiction that capture your journey, work, and/or goals regarding your activism. Considering unpublished submissions of no more than 2,500 words. Email submissions to by October 15, 2019. Include a 50-word bio. Visit www.MuseWrite.com for info on press and editors.

    Posted August 12, 2019

    [PANK] Book Contest - Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Little Books

    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre
    • Type Magazine
    • Big Title [PANK] Book Contest - Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Little Books
    • Blurb

      Deadline: September 1, 2019
      Submit today to the inaugural [PANK] Book Contest! Judges: Gabino Iglesias, Trace Depass, Logan February, Maya Sonenberg. $1000 + Book Launch + Readings at AWP and NYC + Be Next Year's Contest Judge + More. We want to read your beauties! Learn more at: www.pankmagazine.com.

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  • Posted August 12, 2019

    Terrain.org 10th Annual Contest in Poetry, Nonfiction, and Fiction

    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Big Title Terrain.org 10th Annual Contest in Poetry, Nonfiction, and Fiction
    • Blurb

      Deadline: September 2, 2019
      Submit to the 10th Annual Terrain.org Contest in Poetry, Nonfiction, and Fiction. $500 grand prize in each genre, $100 to finalists. $15/entry. All entries considered for publication. Judges: Camille T. Dungy (poetry), Alison Hawthorne Deming (nonfiction), Tara Lynn Masih (fiction). Deadline: September 2. www.terrain.org/submit/contest-guidelines/

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    Posted August 8, 2019

    The Revolution (Relaunch) Seeks Socially Engaged Writing

    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre
    • Type Magazine

    The Revolution (Relaunch) is a revisionary, radical, and creative resurgence of the women’s rights newspaper founded by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony (1868-1872). We're interested in flash with a socio-political bent—from work that engages with literature and film to current events and politics. We also publish memoir and poetry. If you’re inspired to produce evocative, first-person, social-justice oriented writing—sexual, racial, economic, border-related, or other—then we’d love the opportunity to read your work. All prose submissions should be under 750 words. Submit no more than one piece of prose and no more than three poems or three pieces of visual art to . therevolutionrelaunch.com

    Posted August 8, 2019

    Parhelion Literary Magazine: Submissions Open for our Fall Issue!

    • Deadline info Deadline: August 31, 2019
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    The Parhelion staff loves Halloween and we're excited about the October issue because we're going dark. It's a theme! For some general guidelines, keep in mind we skew literary/upmarket. Think Henry James's Turn of the Screw and Shirley Jackson's The Lottery. We're not looking for blatant horror or vampires and werewolves (we do, however, like ghost stories and witches and magical realism). We're looking for smart, complex, thought-provoking pieces that weave in elements of the spooky season. We can't wait to read what you come up with for our Halloween issue. Knock our socks off with your spellbinding tales! parhelionliterary.com

  • Posted August 8, 2019

    iō Literary Journal: Call for Submissions for Volume 2!

    • Deadline info Deadline: August 31, 2019
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    iō Literary Journal was founded in 2018 with the aim of showcasing an array of artistic expression and creative writing pieces from individuals whose voices are underrepresented, and those who may not have traditional writing or artistic backgrounds. iō Literary Journal is back for Volume 2 and will be accepting submissions to its second print volume up until August 31, 2019. Submit at: ioliteraryjournal.submittable.com.

    Posted August 8, 2019

    Still: The Journal Contests for Fiction, Poetry, and Creative Nonfiction

    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 9/14/19
    • Big Title Still: The Journal Contests for Fiction, Poetry, and Creative Nonfiction
    • Blurb

      Deadline: September 14, 2019
      The editors of Still: The Journal announce the annual contests for fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction with prizes of $275 each for first-place winners in each genre and publication in Still: The Journal Fall 2019. All contest entries are considered for possible publication. Judges: Michael Croley (fiction), Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon (poetry), and Gail Galloway Adams (CNF). $15 entry fee. Deadline is September 14, 2019. Submission details and guidelines at www.stilljournal.net/contest.php

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    Posted August 7, 2019

    Anne of Green Gables Fan Issue

    • Deadline info Deadline: September 30, 2019
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Cross-genre
    • Type Magazine

    Fiction, nonfiction (centered around author Lucy Maud Montgomery, Prince Edward Island, etc.), poetry, and artwork. All submissions must revolve around the character(s) in the Anne of Green Gables books or first Kevin Sullivan movie starring Megan Follows. Time period can vary from past to future. We welcome unique, experimental, and/or lyrical work. Finish someone's story, add to it, transport them to another time, etc. ALL THINGS ANNE! We are loving this theme and want to see it explored. We may choose one Editor's Choice award. This will be an online issue. Please submit! www.portyonderpress.com/all-things-anne---issue-9.html

  • Posted August 7, 2019

    $3,000 Summer Short Story Award

    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 8/31/19
    • Big Title $3,000 Summer Short Story Award
    • Blurb

      Deadline: August 31, 2019
      The Summer Short Story Award judged by Tope Folarin is open for submissions through August 31. The winning story will be awarded $3,000 and publication online. Second and third place stories will be awarded publication and $300 and $200 respectively. All winners and honorable mentions will receive agency review by: Sobel Weber, The Bent Agency, Writers House, Fletcher & Company, and Compass Talent. We want you to succeed, and we want your writing to be read. It’s been our mission to support emerging writers since day one. mastersreview.com/short-story-award-for-new-writers/

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    Posted August 6, 2019

    Bridge: The Bluffton University Literary Journal Seeking Submissions!

    • Deadline info Deadline: August 31, 2019
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Drama, Screenplay, Comics
    • Type Magazine

    Bridge: The Bluffton University Literary Journal is a magazine of arts and letters compiled by Bluffton's English and Writing Program. We're currently reading submissions for our Spring 2020 print issue and would love to hear from you! Bridge accepts original, unpublished work by artists and writers age 14-24. We're looking for stunning stuff: send us your short fiction, creative nonfiction/memoir, journalism, poetry, plays for stage and screen, comics, and fine art. Bridge is committed to showcasing the brilliance of young creatives from around the world. Check us out at: bridgebluffton.submittable.com/submit.

  • Posted August 6, 2019

    Driftwood Press: Now Paying Contributors (Novella & Poetry Collection Subs Now Open )

    • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Interviews
    • Type Book

    John Updike once said, "Creativity is merely a plus name for regular activity. Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or better." At Driftwood Press, we are actively searching for artists who care about doing it right, or better. We are excited to receive your submissions and will diligently work to bring you the best in full poetry collections, novellas, graphic novels, craft essays, short fiction, poetry, graphic narrative, photography, art, and interviews. We also offer our submitters a premium option to receive an acceptance or rejection letter within one week of submission; many authors are offered editorships and interviews. To polish your fiction, note our editing service, too. www.driftwoodpress.net

    Posted August 6, 2019

    Lily Poetry Prize for Poetry

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 9/15/19
    • Big Title Lily Poetry Prize for Poetry
    • Blurb

      Deadline: September 15, 2019
      All poetry prize submissions will be read blindly. Winners will be announced prior to the winter print issue 2019/2020. The 1st place winner will receive $500, and 2nd & 3rd place winners receive $100 and publication of the winning poem. All poems considered for publication. $20 entry fee. Proud member of CLMP. lilypoetryreview.blog

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    Posted August 6, 2019

    2019 Anna Davidson Rosenberg Poetry Award

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Literary Site
    • Big Title 2019 Anna Davidson Rosenberg Poetry Award
    • Blurb

      Deadline: January 15, 2020
      The Anna Davidson Rosenberg Poetry Award on the Jewish experience was established by Nedda Fratkin, Marvin Rosenberg, and Violet Ginsburg in memory of their mother, Anna Rosenberg, née Davidson in 1987. The contest is open to all writers exploring the Jewish experience (irrespective of author's ethnicity or religious affiliation). www.poeticamagazine.com

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  • Posted August 5, 2019

    Take Your Writing to the Next Level

    • Blurb

      Hofstra University offers the MFA in Creative Writing with concentrations in fiction, poetry, playwriting, and creative nonfiction, and now the MFA in Creative Writing for Writers of Spanish. Located just 25 miles east of New York City, Hofstra allows students to pursue a curriculum that is guided by a diverse and distinguished faculty, and mixes workshops with literature and craft courses. Hofstra also offers two literary journals for your work: AMP (co-sponsored by the MFA program and the Department of English) and Windmill: The Hofstra Journal of Literature & Art (a joint project of Hofstra University’s MFA in Creative Writing and BA in English/Publishing Studies). www.hofstra.edu/mfa

    Posted August 5, 2019

    Cherry Tree: Call for Submissions!

    • Deadline info Deadline: October 1, 2019
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre
    • Type Magazine

    Cherry Tree opens for submissions for its sixth issue from August 1 to October 1. We are writers who value and publish well-crafted short stories, poems, and creative nonfiction essays that are not afraid to make us care. We want work that braves to be, that dares to be. We encourage well-informed work where the form understands its relationship with the content. We want pieces that seem wise, that are unafraid to confront topics that matter, and that speak with urgency, that beg for an ear to listen. We want to read vividly-drawn characters who challenge and enlarge our sympathy. www.washcoll.edu/cherrytree

  • Posted August 5, 2019

    Be Part of Issue 14 of Into the Void

    • Deadline info Deadline: September 7, 2019
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography
    • Type Magazine

    Award-winning print & online Into the Void is open to submissions of short stories, flash fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, & visual art to Issue 14 through September 7. Payment is $5 per page of the print magazine & a contributor copy. No theme & no reading fees until Submittable monthly limit reached. Send us something that makes us feel alive. All details: intothevoidmagazine.com/submissions/.

  • Posted August 5, 2019

    Haunted Waters Press: Submission Period Extended

    • Deadline info Deadline: August 31, 2019
    • Genre Fiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Haunted Waters Press extends reading period for 2019 print publication! We seek fiction, poetry, and flash for consideration in the upcoming issue of From the Depths. Open to all genres, themes, and writers. Contributors selected for print publication receive payment, online author interview in SPLASH!, and author profile in the HWP Contributor Showcase. All submissions considered for 2019 HWP Awards in fiction, poetry, and flash with $250 cash awards, print publication, and author interview to appear alongside published work. Also accepting submissions: Expedited Decision for seven day response. SPLASH! submissions for online publication resume in September! Details: www.hauntedwaterspress.com.

    Posted August 5, 2019

    Inverted Syntax: Call for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: October 1, 2019
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Comics, Interviews
    • Type Magazine

    Inverted Syntax is seeking hybrid, experimental approaches to art and language that possess and release a frenetic charge, that turn us inside out and convey novel insights into the human experience. Our contributors have ranged from emerging to established, including Rae Armantrout, Daisy Patton, Andrea Rexilius, Eric Baus, Emmy Newman, Jill Khoury, Kathy Fish, Adrianne Kalfopoulou, Khadijah Queen, Philip Metres and many more. We even received a shout out from Roxane Gay. Submission fee: $4/$5. Guidelines and Link to Submit: www.invertedsyntax.com.

    Posted August 5, 2019

    Gemini $1,000 Flash Fiction Prize

    • Genres Fiction, Cross-genre
    • Type Magazine
    • Big Title Gemini $1,000 Flash Fiction Prize
    • Blurb

      Win $1,000 for a short-short story of 1,000 words or less in the 11th annual Gemini Magazine Flash Fiction Contest. Second prize: $100. Four honorable mentions: $25 each. Low entry fee of $6. Any subject or style. Except for the word limit, we have no rules and are open to your most creative work, whether literary, noir, historical, sci-fi or any other category. All six finalists will be published online in the October 2019 issue of Gemini. Check out any of the dozens of previous winners/finalists online to see the wide variety of flash fiction we have published. www.gemini-magazine.com/contest.html

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    Posted August 1, 2019

    Flash Nonfiction Food—Anthology Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: August 30, 2019
    • Genre Nonfiction
    • Type Anthology

    Tom Hazuka and Kathryn Fitzpatrick are soliciting submissions for Flash Nonfiction Food, a collection of short nonfiction about food that will be published by Woodhall Press in 2020. 750 words maximum; both unpublished and previously published selections are welcome. Please email submissions as Microsoft Word documents in 12-point Times New Roman font to both and . www.woodhallpress.com

  • Posted August 1, 2019

    Sky Island Journal: Issue 10 (Fall 2019) Call for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: Midnight (CST), September 30, 2019
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre
    • Type Magazine

    Sky Island Journal is an independent, international, free-access literary journal dedicated to discovering the finest poetry, flash fiction, and creative nonfiction. We publish accomplished, well-established authors—side by side—with fresh, emerging voices. We provide over 45,000 readers in 145 countries with a powerful, focused, advertising-free literary experience that transports them: one that challenges them intellectually and moves them emotionally. We publish quarterly, and our average response time is 9 days. Every submission receives a prompt, respectful, and individualized response detailing what we appreciated. Enjoy our previous issues, and submit for Issue 10 before midnight (CST) on September 30th at www.skyislandjournal.com.

    Posted August 1, 2019

    Year-round Open Submissions for Large Readership

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

    Send us your zany, innovative best fiction, poetry, and CNF. We publish bimonthly, and year round. We at Bending Genres also host monthly weekend workshops and retreats. www.bendinggenres.com

    Posted August 1, 2019

    Call for Poems for Presence 2020

    • Deadline info Deadline: October 1, 2019
    • Genre Poetry, Reviews, Interviews, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    Presence: A Journal of Catholic Poetry invites poets to send up to 5 unpublished poems and/or translations informed by the Catholic faith for its fourth annual print issue due in April 2020. The poems in this journal convey God’s presence in any number of ways—by exploring the intersection of matter and spirit, by depicting the struggle between belief and doubt, by questioning the faith, being surprised by it, taking joy in it, even finding humor in it. Now using Submittable. Mission statement and submission guidelines found on www.catholicpoetryjournal.com.

  • Posted August 1, 2019

    Win $1000 for Your Story in Into the Void's Fiction Prize

    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Magazine
    • Big Title Win $1000 for Your Story in Into the Void's Fiction Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: October 31, 2019
      Win $1,000 for your short story of up to 5,000 words in the Into the Void Fiction Prize! Also prizes for 2nd and 3rd places. The three winning stories will be published in print and online in Issue 15. Entry fee is CA$12 (US$9) per story. Each entry comes with a free one-year online subscription to Into the Void. More details and last year's winning stories here: intothevoidmagazine.com/into-the-void-fiction-prize/.

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    Posted August 1, 2019

    Black Warrior Review Seeks Contest Subs: Up to $1,500 Prize

    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Big Title Black Warrior Review Seeks Contest Subs: Up to $1,500 Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: September 1, 2019
      Black Warrior Review, a biannual print journal, seeks submissions for its 2019 contests. Winners will receive publication and cash prizes ($800 for flash and $1,500 for poetry, fiction, and CNF). Judges will be Rivers Solomon (fiction), Selah Saterstrom (nonfiction), Tommy Pico (poetry), and Vi Khi Nao (flash). Open until 9/1. Reading fee includes a one-year subscription to the journal. See website for more information: bwr.ua.edu.

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    Posted August 1, 2019

    Philip Levine Prize for Poetry

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Big Title Philip Levine Prize for Poetry
    • Blurb

      Deadline: September 30, 2019
      The Philip Levine Prize for Poetry 2019 is currently accepting submissions of previously unpublished poetry book manuscripts, 48-80 pages. The contest is named for the late Philip Levine, one of the most highly honored and widely read American poets. The winner will receive a $2,000 award, publication by Anhinga Press, 25 author copies, and a public reading at California State University, Fresno. This year’s final judge is C.G. Hanzlicek. The entry fee is $25 by mail or $28 via Submittable. The deadline is September 30. Visit www.fresnostate.edu/levineprize for full details and guidelines. For questions, email contest coordinator Corrinne Hales at or call 559.278.1569.

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  • Posted August 1, 2019

    2020 Embracing Our Differences International Art Exhibit Celebrating Diversity

    Deadline: October 8, 2019
    Since 2004, Embracing Our Differences has used the power of art and prose to promote diversity. The centerpiece of Embracing Our Differences is an outdoor juried art exhibit featuring 50 billboard size images (12.5 feet by 16 feet) created by local, national, and international artists and writers. The display reflects the artists' interpretations of the theme "enriching lives through diversity." The exhibit is displayed annually at Bayfront Park in downtown Sarasota. The 2019 exhibit hosted 218,000 visitors to Bayfront Park, bringing total attendance, since 2004, to more than 2,920,000. Submit HERE: embracingourdifferences.org/submit-art/.

    Posted July 31, 2019

    Trampset Seeks Quality Work from New, Emerging, and Established Writers

    • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre, Reviews, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    Trampset, an online literary journal of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction interested in work both irreverent and profound, is seeking and accepting new submissions on a rolling basis. We want your best brain, your beating heart, your fears and reconciliations. Send that good human stuff our way. We nominate for Best of the Net and Best Small Fictions. We have a $3 fee for most submissions but also a free option for economically disadvantaged writers, as well as a quick response option. Visit our submissions page: trampset.org/submissions-6e83932b0985.

  • Posted July 31, 2019

    35th Annual Central Coast Writers Conference Includes Acclaimed Writers & Publishers

    • Blurb

      Deadline: September 26, 2019
      Event Dates: September 26–28, 2019;
      Event Location: Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, California
      It's time to tell your story! Whether you are a new writer or an established author, the Central Coast Writers Conference will elevate your writing passion. The conference, located in picturesque San Luis Obispo, California, offers affordable and intimate workshops, Master Classes, advice and practical applications for all writers. Featuring 80 workshops, panels, three keynotes, and private critique sessions with the best in the business. Some genres include: memoir/novel, writing for the screen, historical fiction, nonfiction, poetry, beginning writing, the business of writing, technique, marketing, and a teen workshop. Learn more at: www.centralcoastwritersconference.com.

  • Posted July 30, 2019

    Raleigh Review Submissions Open through Halloween

    • Deadline info Deadline: Halloween 2019
    • Genre Fiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Poetry and flash fiction submissions are open through Halloween for our Spring 2020 issue. We are a paying market. $3-$4 fee for submissions. See our flier for full details. www.raleighreview.org

    Posted July 30, 2019

    Steel Toe Review: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Mixed Media

    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Comics, Reviews, Interviews, Audio, Video
    • Type Magazine

    Seeking fiction, nonfiction, poetry, short plays, and mixed media work for a Southern-themed online journal. Possibility of future publication in a print version of the journal also. We would love to highlight the diversity of the American South and welcome submissions from ALL writers with any Southern connection. steeltoereview.com

  • Posted July 30, 2019

    Fellow Writers, 60 Miles from NYC yet Secluded!

    After living and creating in our home for 32 years, we now must move on. Our private spot for a writing retreat or full-time living (off a country road yet 6 minutes to the NYC train) in Redding, CT (“the Vermont of CT”) is for sale. Property (2.37 acres) backs up to protected land and walking trails of Topstone Park. 3 bedroom/2 bath; oak floors; barnwood siding; exposed brick; slate-floor sunroom; AC. Priced to accommodate upgrades. www.coldwellbanker.com/property/145-Old-Redding-Rd-Redding-CT-06896/14281020/detail?src=list

  • Posted July 29, 2019

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    Posted July 29, 2019

    Walloon Writers Review Call For Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: September 6, 2019
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Photography
    • Type Magazine

    Walloon Writers Review is an independent print-only literary magazine published annually. We share the passion for Northern Michigan and the UP and here is a place to submit your stories, poetry, creative writing, legends and tales, and nature photography. Michigan writers encouraged but those who visit or have spent time here are welcome. Submittable fee $6 is shared with an area nonprofit that works to preserve the natural beauty of the region. Guidelines available at www.walloonwriters.com. Current edition is available at independent bookstores, direct, or Amazon.com.

  • Posted July 25, 2019

    Call For Submissions: Fiction, Essays, Photography, Art, Poetry, Digital Storytelling

    • Deadline info Deadline: August 30, 2019
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Interviews, Translations, Audio, Video
    • Type Magazine

    The objective of Nzuri (meaning Beautiful/Fine in Swahili) is to promote the artistic, aesthetic, creative, and scholarly work consistent with the values and ideals of Umoja community. African American and Other Writers and Artists are urged to submit their best written or artistic work for consideration. Check out open submission opportunities for Nzuri at nzuriumojacommunity.submittable.com/submit. We are now accepting submissions in all categories for the Fall 2019 issue. Essays and fictional pieces should be a maximum of 4,000 words.

    Posted July 24, 2019

    Sleet's Special Millennial Edition: Call for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: September 15, 2019
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Sleet Magazine, now 10 years old, is calling on Millennials! Our Winter edition will feature only writing by Millennials. Tell us how you feel, what you love, hate, dream of. . . We are looking for poetry, fiction, irregulars, and CNF. As always, at the end of the day, our magazine is about love in all its wacky forms. See guidelines at www.sleetmagazine.com.


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