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    Posted September 19, 2018

    Minerva Rising Open for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 30, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Reviews, Interviews
    • Type Magazine

    Minerva Rising Press seeks submissions for our “Books, books, books” issue. We want to read about the books stacked beside your bed, the ones you hold dearest, and the ones that shaped your life. Send us a re-imagined scene from a classic. Tell us about a book you wish had been written or one that got it all wrong. Submissions accepted through Submittable; a submission fee is charged. We pay for accepted work. minervarising.com

    Posted September 19, 2018

    2018 Dare to Speak Poetry Chapbook Contest

    • Subtitle Dare to Speak Poetry Chapbook Contest
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Chapbook
    • Contest Deadline 12/20/18
    • Big Title 2018 Dare to Speak Poetry Chapbook Contest
    • Blurb

      Deadline: December 20, 2018
      Minerva Rising Press seeks work that embodies and embraces the idea of daring: suppressed voices speaking out, speakers who take risks in the face of challenge, insistent and brave poetry with a message that has never been heard before. The 2018 Dare to Speak contest will be judged by Maggie Smith. The winner will receive a $250 prize and 10 copies. There is a $20 entry fee. For full contest guidelines, visit minervarising.com.

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    Posted September 18, 2018

    SERIAL Seeks Genre Fiction for Pulp Fiction Magazine Inaugural Issue

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

    Accepting short story, novella, novel, and serial fiction submissions in genre categories like action-adventure, fantasy, horror, mystery, romance, science fiction, and thriller. B&W comics and illustrations under these genres will also be accepted. Small rate + royalties paid. Please view our submission guidelines: www.serialpulp.com/submissions/.

    Posted September 18, 2018

    Call For Submissions from Girls Worldwide

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

    Girls Right the World is a literary journal inviting young, female-identified writers and artists, ages 14-21, to submit work for consideration for the third annual issue. We believe girls’ voices transform the world for the better. We accept poetry, prose, and visual art of any style or theme. We ask to be the first to publish your work in North America; after publication, the rights return to you. Send your best work, in English or English translation, to by January 1, 2019. Please include a note mentioning your age, where you’re from, and a bit about your submission. www.girlsrighttheworld.com

  • Posted September 18, 2018

    The American Journal of Poetry Volume 6 Call for Submissions

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

    Now reading for Volume Six. Please visit us to read Volumes One through Five, 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 September 17, 2018

    Reading Poetry for Issue 6 and Broadside Series

    • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.
    • Genre Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Under a Warm Green Linden is accepting poetry submissions for Issue 6, scheduled for publication on December 21. Selections from the issue will be included in our broadside series. We have been named by Entropy as one of the best literary magazines and small presses of 2017, and by CLMP as a finalist for the Firecracker Award for best magazine debut. Visit www.greenlindenpress.com to submit poems and to read original work by Franny Choi, Alison Deming, Kate Greenstreet, Dennis Hinrichsen, Fady Joudah, Timothy Liu, Craig Santos Perez, Natasha Sajé, Joshua Marie Wilkinson, and many others.

    Posted September 17, 2018

    The Crambo Open to Submissions from Graduate Writers

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 7, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Drama, Screenplay, Comics
    • Type Magazine

    The Crambo, a literary and arts journal produced and published by the Master of Arts in Professional Writing program at Kennesaw State University, welcomes submissions in the following genres: fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, plays, screenplays, short graphic fiction, cartoons, and visual art. Current graduate students from any university are welcome to submit. All work must be original, previously unpublished, and in English. Please submit your best work to digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/thecrambo/.

  • Posted September 17, 2018

    Meat for Tea: The Valley Review Wants Your Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 17, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics, Reviews, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    Submit your work to be considered for publication in the upcoming issue of Meat for Tea. Happy contributors say: “MfT is the best kept secret in the world of literary journals. It jump started my publishing life and the editor/s are responsive and produce a magazine of high quality” (Stefan Lovasik). “I am consistently surprised and astonished at the work appearing in Meat for Tea: The Valley Review. The $4.50 submission fee helps an independent print journal, and indispensable element of our literary culture, survive and thrive (Michael Washburn). We invite you to also become a happy contributor. www.meatfortea.com

    Posted September 17, 2018

    The MacGuffin: Seeking Fine Art, Poetry, and Prose

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

    The MacGuffin is now seeking new poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and fine art for Volume 35.2. As always, we’re not asking you to follow a theme, but with the warmer months moving behind us, consider saving your summer vacation stories for another issue. Instead, maybe send us a story about how you survived the blizzard of ’78 or a remembrance of your own Rosebud sled. We’ll accept five poems at a time and up to two works of fiction or nonfiction. All art must be at least 9” in height. Send all work to and for full guidelines, see schoolcraft.edu/macguffin.

  • Posted September 17, 2018

    Low-Residency MFA in Sunny Tampa

    • Blurb

      Application Deadlines: November and April
      Choose January or June start date; The University of Tampa
      The University of Tampa’s low-residency MFA program is designed to help poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers advance their command of craft. Students benefit from intense mentoring relationships with renowned faculty members committed to individual learning and growth. Through small group workshops and special events, students develop lasting connections with a supportive network of peer writers. Pursue your passion in sunny Tampa, Florida—without interrupting your life! Learn more at www.ut.edu/mfacw.

    Posted September 17, 2018

    2019 Joy Bale Boone Poetry Prize

    • Subtitle Joy Bale Boone Poetry Prize
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 10/14/18
    • Big Title 2019 Joy Bale Boone Poetry Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: October 14, 2018
      The Heartland Review 2019 Joy Bale Boone Poetry Prize is open to submissions! Grand Prize: $500. To enter the contest, make a $10 donation through Paypal or by check or money order (we cannot accept cash) made out to The Heartland Review and submit up to three (3) poems to: 2019 Joy Bale Boone Poetry Prize, c/o Sandi Howard, ECTC, 600 College Street Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701. For more information and guidelines go to: www.theheartlandreview.com/page3
      Deadline for entries is postmark October 14, 2018.

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    Posted September 14, 2018

    Call for Submissions: Jewish Fiction .net

    • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.
    • Genre Fiction
    • Type Magazine

    Jewish Fiction .net, (www.jewishfiction.net) a prestigious literary journal, invites submissions for its Spring and Fall 2019 issues. We’re 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 8 years we have published over 360 stories or novel excerpts, originally written in fifteen 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 fine lesser-known writers. For submission details, please visit our Submissions page at www.jewishfiction.net/index.php/contactus/submission/.

    Posted September 14, 2018

    Sheila-Na-Gig online Winter 2018/19 Issue

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 1, 2018
    • Genre Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Sheila-Na-Gig seeks poems with excellent imagery and a strong sense of voice. Submit 3-5 previously unpublished poems as one file (.doc, .docx) via the Submittable link. Include a brief bio in the cover note field. Simultaneous submissions accepted. sheilanagigblog.com

    Posted September 14, 2018

    Creative Nonfiction Seeks True Stories about Games

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 19, 2018
    • Genre Nonfiction
    • Type Magazine

    For a special issue, Creative Nonfiction magazine seeks true stories exploring the ways our society integrates games, and especially games whose impact transcends entertainment and changes us in ways outside of the gaming context. We’re looking for stories that illuminate the great variety of ways in which games have affected the lives of diverse individuals and communities—offering opportunities to fail forward within a safe context, play with possible selves and futures, collaborate with people from different backgrounds, develop professional or other skills, become protagonists in simulated worlds, or collaborate with others on solutions to real-world problems. $3 reading fee, waived for subscribers. Paying market. Complete guidelines: www.creativenonfiction.org/submissions/games.

  • Posted September 14, 2018

    2019 Sandy Crimmins National Prize for Poetry

    • Subtitle 2019 Sandy Crimmins National Prize for Poetry
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 11/15/18
    • Big Title 2019 Sandy Crimmins National Prize for Poetry
    • Blurb

      Deadline: November 15, 2018 
      Philadelphia Stories hosts the annual Sandy Crimmins National Poetry Prize to celebrate poets of all backgrounds, experience, and styles. The prize includes a $1,000 cash award and invitation to the awards event in Philadelphia. Three runners up receive $250 each. This year's judge is M. Nzadi Keita, a 2017 Pew Fellow in the Arts. Her most recent collection, Brief Evidence of Heaven, sheds light on Anna Murray Douglass, Frederick Douglass’s first wife. Visit www.philadelphiastories.org/poetry-contest/ for details.

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  • Posted September 14, 2018

    Conduit Books & Ephemera Announces Two New Poetry Book Prizes

    • Subtitle Poetry Book Prizes
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Contest Deadline 10/15/18
    • Big Title Conduit Books & Ephemera Announces Two New Poetry Book Prizes
    • Blurb

      Deadline: October 15, 2018
      After twenty-five years of publishing a journal, we’re launching a book division: Conduit Books & Ephemera—and with it two poetry prizes. The Marystina Santiestevan First Book Prize will be judged by Bob Hicok. The Minds on Fire Open Book Prize, all manuscripts welcome, will be judged by our editors. Winning poets will receive $1,000 and 25 author copies. 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. For details please visit our website: www.conduit.org/books/.

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  • Posted September 13, 2018

    West Texas Literary Review: Call for Submissions

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

    West Texas Literary Review is a print and online literary magazine that seeks poetry, flash fiction (up to 1,000 words), essays (up to 2,000 words), and photographs. We love work that is thoughtful, deliberate, and authentic. To read the guidelines and submit, please visit www.westtexasreview.com/submit.php. While you're on the website, check out our amazing latest issue!

  • Posted September 13, 2018

    Zizzle Literary Magazine: Submit to our Hardcover Edition

    • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.
    • Genre Fiction, Art
    • Type Magazine

    Pay $100/flash fiction piece. Submit for free until December 31, 2018. Our hardcover publication features stories that will not only appeal to children as young as age 10, but to grown-ups as well. We like stories that dive deep into meaning and defy category. Word limit: 500–1,200. Follow @zizzlelit on Twitter! We urge our submitters to familiarize themselves with our aesthetic by purchasing Zizzle's debut print issue. Pre-order now: zizzlelit.com.

    Posted September 13, 2018

    Helix Magazine—Call for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 20, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama
    • Type Magazine

    The Helix Literary and Arts Magazine seeks exceptional poetry, fiction, nonfiction, drama, and art for its un-themed biannual issue. We give preference to new, emerging, and student writers with innovative voices and strong vision. Reading period closes November 20th. Guidelines for submission at helixmagazine.org.

  • Posted September 13, 2018

    WestConn's Low-Residency MFA in Creative and Professional Writing

    • Blurb

      Application deadline: Rolling
      Students choose one creative genre and one practical field, such as public relations and marketing, literary journalism, grant writing, or technical writing. Creative genres include playwriting, screenwriting, and writing for children and young adults, in addition to poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Students attend two weeklong residencies each year, in January and August, at the Western Connecticut State University campus in Danbury, Connecticut. The funding application deadline is March 1 for the fall semester and October 1 for the spring semester. www.wcsu.edu/writing-mfa/

  • Posted September 12, 2018

    Fiction and Poetry Wanted for Print and Online

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

    The Flexible Persona, a literary magazine based in Troy, NY, seeks fiction, flash fiction, and poetry for its Spring 2019 print issue (Vol. 04 No. 01) and online. We pay for both print and online publication. We publish writers from around the English-speaking world. Please visit the site to read current and past pieces or to order an issue. Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis. flexiblepersona.com/submissions/

  • Posted September 12, 2018

    2018 CUTTHROAT Poetry Prize, Fiction Prize, & Creative Nonfiction Prize

    • Subtitle Annual Prizes
    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 10/31/18
    • Big Title 2018 CUTTHROAT Poetry Prize, Fiction Prize, & Creative Nonfiction Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: October 31, 2018
      Go to www.cutthroatmag.com between July 31 and October 31 to submit entries through our online submission manager. Submit up to 3 poems (100 line limit/one poem per page) or one short story or creative nonfiction piece (5000 word limit/double spaced) in 12 point font. No author name allowed on any manuscript. $20 nonrefundable entry fee per submission. Unpublished work only! Enter as often as you wish. Multiple submissions okay, but we must be informed immediately of acceptances elsewhere. Finalists considered for publication. Winners published in CUTTHROAT. See our website for more information. We highly recommend reading a copy of our journal before entering our contests.

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    Posted September 11, 2018

    UFP Seeks Book-length Manuscripts

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 1, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Poetry
    • Type Book

    Urban Farmhouse Press currently seeks book-length manuscripts of poetry, fiction, novellas, and science fiction. We are an independent small press located in the Windsor, Ontario-Detroit, Michigan area. We are looking for writing that crosses borders and talks about the people and places it comes from. Submissions welcome from US, Canada, UK, and Australia. More details at www.urbanfarmhousepress.com/submissions.html.

  • Posted September 11, 2018

    Flock Seeks Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, and Poetry

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 30, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Flock (est. 2002) seeks submissions for a non-themed spring issue. Winner of a 2018 CLMP Firecracker Award, the journal opens space for boundary-pushing literature by publishing emotionally resonant work that is strange yet familiar, surprising but grounded, and softly experimental in form, language, or content. flocklit.com

    Posted September 10, 2018

    CLOCKHOUSE Call for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 1, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Drama
    • Type Magazine

    CLOCKHOUSE, published in partnership with Goddard College, seeks poetry, drama, fiction, and nonfiction submissions from emerging and established writers for its 2019 volume. We are interested in diverse voices and nontraditional narratives, and in writing that attempts to understand our place in the world and responsibility to each other. Past volumes include works by Samiya Bashir, Robin Black, Nikia Chaney, Juan Delgado, Lucas de Lima, Cynthia Manick, Paisley Rekdal, and Ira Sukrungruang, among terrific new voices. Past works have received Pushcart mentions. Reading August 15 through December 1. Submission guidelines and mission statement: www.clockhouse.net.

    Posted September 10, 2018

    Projected Letters - Call for Submissions

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

    Projected Letters is a literary magazine publishing content from a variety of genres and countries. We are looking for new short stories, poetry, essays and nonfiction pieces of any genre. Please check out our site and submit your work—we respond to every email we get. Please visit us at www.projectedletters.com.

    Posted September 7, 2018

    Bridge: Calling Young Writers & Artists!

    • Deadline info Deadline: October 1, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Interviews
    • Type Magazine

    Bridge: The Bluffton University Literary Journal features dynamic work from writers age 14-24. We're seeking poetry, prose (fiction, nonfiction, memoir, journalism, interviews), art, comics, graphic novels, and drama for stage or screen. Submit your work by September 30th for consideration in our 2019 Spring print edition. Please visit our submittable page for more details: bridgebluffton.submittable.com/submit and check out previous issues at www.bluffton.edu/bridge/fall2017.

    Posted September 7, 2018

    Wraparound South Open for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: October 22, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Comics, Reviews, Interviews, Audio, Video
    • Type Magazine

    Wraparound South is open for submissions for our Winter edition. We give preferences to works that reflect on the culture of the Southern US, especially if the focus is on new or seldom explored aspects, but we will read and consider any work that is well-written, innovative, fresh, authentic, and thought-provoking. Underrepresented voices are especially welcomed. wraparoundsouth.org

    Posted September 7, 2018

    Blink-Ink Winter Issue “Uninvited Guests”

    • Deadline info Deadline: October 15, 2018
    • Genre Fiction
    • Type Magazine

    They come in all sizes, shapes, and species. Some loom so large they blot out the sun, others you may never actually see. They could be a mortal threat or merely annoying. Others a delightful surprise! (You may have been one.) Tell us your best stories of approximately 50 words about “Uninvited Guests.” Please send your work in the body of an email to: . No bios, or poetry please. We are very interested to see art work for this issue as well. More general details and guidelines on our website www.blink-ink.org. We respond to all submissions & inquiries.

    Posted September 6, 2018

    The Coachella Review Accepting Screenplays and Stage Plays

    • Deadline info Deadline: October 25, 2018
    • Genre Drama, Screenplay
    • Type Magazine

    The Coachella Review is looking for short theatrical works to publish online in our Winter 2018 issue or for ongoing posts on our blog. This is a great opportunity for first-time writers looking to get their works published or for seasoned playwrights wanting to reach a new audience. We are interested in scripts within the ten to thirty page range. Stage plays should follow Final Draft format. Screenplays should be in Final Draft screenwriting format. Please submit only Word documents, and only one submission per author. thecoachellareview.com

  • Posted September 6, 2018

    Call for Submissions: Storm Cellar

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

    Storm Cellar, a journal of safety and danger, seeks ambitious writing and images for its winter issue. We encourage authors who happen to be women, POC, indigenous, lgbq+, of trans experience, neuroatypical, poor, border-straddling, disabled, or otherwise under-represented. Bonus points if you or your work is connected, in some way, to the Midwest. Send your codes, lock-boxes, wasp-galls, and adventures: surprise us! Full guidelines and FAQ at stormcellarquarterly.com/submit. Submission manager at stormcellar.submittable.com.

    Posted September 6, 2018

    Seeking New Short Stories for Issue 6!

    • Deadline info Deadline: October 15, 2018
    • Genre Fiction
    • Type Magazine

    Light and Dark is now seeking submissions of short stories (less than 3,000 words) that explore the dichotomous nature of existence in a novel way. Send us your most honest, your most daring, your most nuanced stories. We pay our writers for their work and feature it both online and in our annual print issue. Submit here: lightanddark.submittable.com/submit.

  • Posted September 6, 2018

    15th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival

    • Blurb

      January 21-26, 2019; Delray Beach, Florida
      Application Deadline: November 12, 2018
      15th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival in Delray Beach, Florida, January 21-26, 2019. Focus on your work with America’s most engaging and award-winning poets: Ellen Bass, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Stuart Dischell, Aracelis Girmay, Campbell McGrath, Gregory Pardlo, Matthew Olzmann, Eleanor Wilner. Six days of workshops, readings, craft talks, panel discussions, one-on-one conferences, social events, and so much more. Other faculty: Lorna Blake, Sally Bliumis-Dunn, Nickole Brown, and Stephen Gibson. Special Guests: Sharon Olds and Poet-At-Large, Tyehimba Jess. To find out more, visit www.palmbeachpoetryfestival.org. Apply to attend a workshop! Deadline: November 12, 2018.

  • Posted September 6, 2018

    19th Annual James Hearst Poetry Prize North American Review

    • Subtitle James Hearst Poetry Prize
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 10/31/18
    • Big Title 19th Annual James Hearst Poetry Prize North American Review
    • Blurb

      Deadline: October 31, 2018
      The North American Review is now accepting submissions for the 2019 James Hearst Poetry Prize. Deadline is October 31st. First prize: $1,000; Second prize: $100; Third prize: $50. Our 2019 judge is Dana Levin. The $23 entry fee includes the Hearst Issue of the North American Review. For full contest guidelines, visit northamericanreview.org/hearst-prize/. If you have questions, email .

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  • Posted September 6, 2018

    2019 Press 53 Award for Short Fiction

    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Book
    • Contest Deadline 12/31/18
    • Big Title 2019 Press 53 Award for Short Fiction
    • Blurb

      Deadline: December 31, 2018
      Awarded to an outstanding, unpublished collection of short stories. Reading Fee: $30. Award: $1,000 cash advance, publication and fifty copies. Enter: Submit online with Submittable or by mail from September 1–December 31, 2018. Press 53 publisher and editor in chief Kevin Morgan Watson will serve as the final judge. Winner and finalists announced by May 1, 2019; advance review copies sent to major reviewers and outlets; publication in October 2019. Complete details and a list of previous winners at www.Press53.com/award-for-short-fiction.

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    Posted September 5, 2018

    Cumberland River Review: Call for Submissions

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

    The Cumberland River Review reads during the traditional academic year, September through April, and aims to maintain a regular response time of three months. We read and encourage simultaneous submissions and acquire First North American Serial Rights and the right to maintain an archive copy of accepted work online. (All other rights revert to our authors upon publication.) We nominate work for the Pushcart Prize, Best New Poets, Best of the Net, and other anthologies and prizes. As always, our hope is to feature work of moral consequence. crr.trevecca.edu

  • Posted September 5, 2018

    Driftwood Press: Now Paying Contributors (One Week Response Available)

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

    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 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. Contests are now offered year-round; our newest contests (for poetry and short stories) offer $500 awards each. www.driftwoodpress.net

  • Posted September 5, 2018

    Submissions Open Through Halloween for Raleigh Review Spring 2019 Issue

    • Deadline info Deadline: October 31, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Poetry, Reviews, Audio
    • Type Magazine

    Raleigh Review is now accepting poetry, flash fiction, and short fiction submissions for the Spring 2019 issue. Raleigh Review is a biannual print publication with beautiful cover art, high-quality paper, full-color interior art, and stunning writing. We are looking for work that is emotionally and intellectually complex. All submissions are online; there is a small fee to submit. We pay $10 per piece plus one free contributor’s copy and a discount on additional copies. See full guidelines at www.raleighreview.org, and browse the archives while you’re there!

    Posted September 5, 2018

    Win $1000 for Your Best Short Story

    • Subtitle Into the Void Fiction Prize
    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 11/1/18
    • Big Title Win $1000 for Your Best Short Story
    • Blurb

      Deadline: November 1, 2018
      Win $1000 for your best short story of up to 5,000 words in the inaugural Into the Void Fiction Prize! There are also prizes for 2nd and 3rd places. Prizes include publication in Into the Void. Deadline midnight EST October 31st. Visit www.intothevoidmagazine.com for more details and the link to submit your story.

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  • Posted September 4, 2018

    Issue 5 Open Reading Period at Cherry Tree

    • Deadline info Deadline: October 1, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Cherry Tree opens for submissions for its fifth 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 September 4, 2018

    Rockvale Review Seeks Poems for Issue Three

    • Deadline info Deadline: September 30, 2018
    • Genre Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Send us your image-driven poetry that utilizes language in bold, yet vulnerable ways. We read blind, so no names on your uploaded file title or in the file itself. Our featured artist for Issue Three is Jim Zola, who will be pairing one of his digitally-enhanced photos with every accepted poem. Read our full guidelines and poems from our first two issues on our website, www.rockvalereview.com. We are fee free and can't wait to read your work!

    Posted September 4, 2018

    Seeking Brilliance

    • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.
    • Genre Fiction
    • Type Magazine

    Brilliant Flash Fiction is always seeking stories of 1,000 words or less. Email your submission to . Submission requirements are on our website brilliantflashfictionmag.wordpress.com.

    Posted September 4, 2018

    Concho River Review Accepting Nonfiction and Other Genres

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Reviews
    • Type Magazine

    Concho River Review, a print journal published continuously for over 30 years, seeks to enhance its nonfiction section but is always interested in good stories, poems, and book reviews, too. We publish both emerging and established talents. Topics involving Texas or the southwest are always encouraged although we regularly publish many authors from other parts. See our website for more details and to submit online: conchoriverreview.org.

    Posted September 4, 2018

    Capulet Mag Seeks Young Women Writers & Artists

    • Deadline info Deadline: October 20, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art
    • Type Magazine

    Calling all Capulets! Capulet Mag is a literary magazine by young women, for young women. If you're a young woman between the ages of 15 and 29, we're looking for your fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and art. Capulet Mag is open to all experience levels, genres, and topics. To review the full submission guidelines, visit CapuletMag.com.

  • Posted September 4, 2018

    Lesley University MFA in Creative Writing Program

    • Blurb

      Find Your Audience. Cultivate inspiring relationships with fellow-writers at Lesley’s low-residency MFA in Creative Writing. You’ll stay in Cambridge, Massachusetts—a capital of creative culture—during your 9-day residencies designed to move your writing forward. You’ll pursue interdisciplinary study, in the form of internships, study abroad, or independent study, as a spur for new ideas. And you’ll put your pieces before prominent publishers, agencies, and literary figures who, as masters of their craft and passionate mentors, will give you the tough love you need to bring your writing to the world. Learn more: lesley.edu/mfa-writing-program.

  • Posted September 4, 2018

    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 September 4, 2018

    Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

    • Subtitle Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Literary Site
    • Contest Deadline 9/30/18
    • Big Title Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest
    • Blurb

      Deadline: September 30, 2018
      16th year. Top prize for a poem in any style: $1,500. Top prize for a poem that rhymes or has a traditional style: $1,500. Total prizes: $4,000. Winning entries published online. Fee: $12 per poem. Length limit: 250 lines. Both published and unpublished work accepted. Winning Writers is one of the "101 Best Websites for Writers" (Writer's Digest). Enter at winningwriters.com/tompoetry.

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  • Posted September 4, 2018

    2018 JuxtaProse Fiction Prize—$1,000 Grand Prize

    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 9/30/18
    • Big Title 2018 JuxtaProse Fiction Prize—$1,000 Grand Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: September 30, 2018
      JuxtaProse is now accepting submissions for its 2018 short story contest. The winning story will receive $1,000 and publication in a future issue of JuxtaProse. Up to three honorable mentions will receive $100 each. All entries will be considered for publication, regardless of contest status. JuxtraProse regularly features emerging voices alongside established writers, including Pulitzer Prize and Man Book Prize winners. Recent contributors include Rae Armantrout and Stephen Dunn. See juxtaprosemagazine.submittable.com for full details.

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    Posted August 31, 2018

    Manzano Mountain Review Seeks "Elemental" Writing and Flash Fiction

    • Deadline info Deadline: October 1, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre
    • Type Magazine

    Manzano Mountain Review is an online literary journal based in New Mexico. We like writing that is honest, gritty, and raw. Give us plot, but not too much. We want characters like us—complicated, flawed, human. Discomfort us. Provoke awe. Melt our brains. We seek prose (<3K words), flash fiction, poetry, visual art, and photography. The theme for Issue No. 3 is "elemental," however you define it. Plus we seek to showcase New Mexico flash fiction. Deadline is October 1, 2018. manzanomountainreview.com

    Posted August 31, 2018

    Presence: A Journal of Catholic Poetry "Call" for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: October 1, 2018
    • Genre Poetry, Art, Photography, Reviews, Interviews, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    Presence is in its third year as an international journal with annual print publication each April and publishes poems on the basis of their artistic excellence, rather than on the basis of the author's professed creed or because the subject matter is explicitly Catholic. Send up to five unpublished poems, including unpublished translations, each no more than two pages in length in a single Word file to . Include a 100-125 word bio in the email. Please follow our submission guidelines, found on www.catholicpoetryjournal.com.


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