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  • Posted October 23, 2018

    Get Lit: Writing Contests & Calls for Submissions Delivered Weekly

    Writing contests and calls for submissions you want to know about delivered to your inbox every week. Plus, book review and magazine review updates, new issues and title announcements, creative writing progams, writing conferences and events, and more. Subscribe to the NewPages Newsletter here: npofficespace.com/newpages-newsletter/.

    Posted October 22, 2018

    Palooka's Open

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

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

    Posted October 19, 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 October 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 October 19, 2018

    Submit to Mud Season Review

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

    Mud Season Review is seeking nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. We are also looking for visual art—please send your best work our way! Our current reading period closes November 1, 2018. It will re-open December 1, 2018. We offer a $50 contributor's award for featured authors and artists. mudseasonreview.com

    Posted October 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 October 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 October 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 October 18, 2018

    Call for Submissions: A Fury of Her Own Anthology

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 18, 2018
    • Genre Nonfiction
    • Type Anthology

    The editors of The HerStories Project, a writing and publishing community for women, are accepting submissions for its fifth anthology, A Fury of Her Own: Midlife Women on Embracing Anger and Changing the World. We are looking for first-person essays from women about the sources of anger in their lives and their responses. For more submission requirements, please visit: herstorieswriters.com/call-for-submissions-a-fury-of-her-own/.

    Posted October 18, 2018

    Blueline Literary Magazine Celebrates its 40th Anniversary in 2019!

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 15, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography
    • Type Magazine

    BLUELINE: A Literary Magazine Dedicated to the Spirit of the Adirondacks seeks poems, stories, and essays about the Adirondacks and regions similar in geography and spirit, focusing on nature’s shaping influence. In our 2019 issue, we’re celebrating our 40th Anniversary of publishing the highest quality literature and art about our great region. Submission period has been extended to December 15. Decisions mid-February. Payment in copies. Simultaneous submissions accepted if identified as such. Please notify if your submission is placed elsewhere. Electronic submissions encouraged, as Word files, to . Please identify the genre in the subject line. Further information at www.bluelinemagadk.com.

  • Posted October 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 October 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 October 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 October 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 October 16, 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 October 16, 2018

    The 2019 Monadnock Essay Collection Prize

    • Subtitle Monadnock Essay Collection Prize
    • Genres Nonfiction
    • Type Book
    • Contest Deadline 10/31/18
    • Big Title The 2019 Monadnock Essay Collection Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: October 31, 2018
      The Monadnock Essay Collection Prize awards a prize of $1,000, publication by Bauhan Publishing, and 50 author copies annually for a book-length nonfiction essay collection. Anne Barngrover will judge. Submit a manuscript of 120 to 160 pages with a $25 entry fee by October 31. Visit our website for complete guidelines and to see recent winners. www.bauhanpublishing.com/the-monadnock-essay-collection-prize/

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  • Posted October 15, 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 October 15, 2018

    Online Literary Journal the GNU Open to All Genres

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 15, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Comics
    • Type Magazine

    The motto of the GNU literary journal is "All Genres are Created Equal." We accept traditional literary fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction; but we are also friendly to genre fiction, YA literature, short plays, comics, photography, and writing that defies classification. The GNU is an annual online literary journal run by the MFA students at National University. We never charge a submission fee. Please see our submission guidelines for details: gnujournal.com/home/. Deadline for submissions is December 15, 2018.

  • Posted October 15, 2018

    Call for Submissions - great weather for MEDIA

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

    great weather for MEDIA seeks poetry, flash fiction, short stories, dramatic monologues, and creative nonfiction for our annual print anthology. Our focus is on the fearless, the unpredictable, and the experimental. Please visit our website for guidelines: www.greatweatherformedia.com/submissions/.

    Posted October 15, 2018

    NUNUM - A Journal Dedicated to Blending Flash Fiction & Art

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 30, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Art, Photography
    • Type Magazine

    NUNUM publishes quarterly and we are currently reading for our 2018 winter issue. So come on, send us that flash piece you wrote that’s had you wondering whether or not you should’ve ever since. Visually, we’re all over the map, so click your best abstract digital anime collage all up in our inbox. It is three dollars at the door but it’ll barbapapa into $20 for you upon acceptance, a little gamble for sure but we promise better odds than the lottery. www.nunum.ca

  • Posted October 15, 2018

    Amazing Poetry Workshops

    • Blurb

      January 21-26, 2019; Delray Beach, Florida
      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, and 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 October 15, 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 October 12, 2018

    Accepting CNF, Fiction, Poetry, & Flash

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

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

  • Posted October 12, 2018

    Zizzle Lit: Submit to our Hardcover Bookazine

    • 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. Order now at zizzlelit.com!

  • Posted October 12, 2018

    Sky Island Journal, Issue 7: Call for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 31, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre
    • Type Magazine

    Sky Island Journal is an independent, international, free-access literary journal; we are 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 25,000 readers in 127 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 7 before December 31st at www.skyislandjournal.com.

  • Posted October 12, 2018

    Call for Submissions: SHANTIH Journal

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

    SHANTIH Journal is an online literary journal based out of Tempe, AZ and Chicago, IL. SHANTIH is seeking works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, flash prose, drama, art, and photography. There is no cost for submissions. For more details, visit shantihjournal.org/submit-to-issue-3-2/.

  • Posted October 12, 2018

    Santa Clara Review Open to Submissions for Winter 2019 Issue

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 16, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography
    • Type Magazine

    Send us your fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and art by November 16 for our Winter 2019 issue. We are open to all styles and themes and seek to publish voices from diverse perspectives that challenge the conventions of mainstream culture. We are also looking for multilingual poems and translations, flash nonfiction and fiction, material about relationships/love in the digital age, and satirical/humorous work. We publish 12 pages of full-color art and photography, so send us your best! For submission guidelines and details, please visit www.santaclarareview.com.

  • Posted October 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 October 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 October 11, 2018

    Cave Wall’s Open Reading Period

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

    Cave Wall is reading poetry submissions Sept. 1–Oct. 31, 2018. We read blind so please remove your name and follow the guidelines on our website. We approach every submission with gratitude, hoping to be moved, and each gets the attention of the editor-in-chief. Recent/upcoming issues include work by Dan Albergotti, Nickole Brown, Lauren Camp, Jennifer Grotz, David Hernandez, Jessica Jacobs, Sally Rosen Kindred, Judson Mitcham, and Maxine Scates. Add your name to this list. Please give us the honor of reading your poems this fall.  www.cavewallpress.com/news.html

  • Posted October 11, 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 October 11, 2018

    Overton Poetry Prize

    • Subtitle Overton Poetry Prize
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Chapbook
    • Contest Deadline 12/20/18
    • Big Title Overton Poetry Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: December 20, 2018
      The School of the Arts, English and Drama at Loughborough University offers the annual Overton Poetry Prize for a sequence of poems, in memory of former lecturer Professor Bill Overton (1946-2012). Anyone is welcome to submit a series of poems on any subject, up to 300 lines in length. The winning entry will be published in chapbook form. store.lboro.ac.uk/conferences-and-events

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    Posted October 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 October 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 October 9, 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 October 9, 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 October 8, 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 October 8, 2018

    Volney Road Review: Call for Submissions

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

    Volney Road Review is a literary magazine based in Youngstown, Ohio. We are currently open to submissions of poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction up to 3,500 words, art/photography, and comics for VRR volume 1, issue 2. We publish digitally and plan to have a small print run for each issue we publish. Find out more at our website: volneyroadreview.com. Follow us on Instagram: @volneyroad.

    Posted October 8, 2018

    Fredericksburg Literary and Art Review Call for Writers and Artists

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 9, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Comics
    • Type Magazine

    Fredericksburg Literary and Art Review in Fredericksburg, Virginia, publishes a biannual online literary and art journal for writers and artists from the Fredericksburg region and beyond. We are looking for fresh, original voices that reflect inclusivity and honesty. We welcome all submissions: fredericksburgwriters.com/submissions/.

  • Posted October 8, 2018

    Test Site Poetry Book Prize

    • Subtitle Test Site Poetry Book Prize
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Contest Deadline 11/1/18
    • Big Title Test Site Poetry Book Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: November 1, 2018
      We're looking for manuscripts that engage the perilous conditions of life in the 21st century, as they pertain to issues of social justice and the earth. The winning book will demonstrate an ethos that considers the human condition in inclusive love and sympathy, while offering the same in consideration of the earth. Because we believe the truth is always experimental we'll especially appreciate books with innovative approaches. The winning manuscript will be published by The University of Nevada Press and be the first book in The Test Site Poetry Series More info here: www.interimpoetics.org/test-site-poetry-series/.

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  • Posted October 8, 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 October 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 October 5, 2018

    The Crazyhorse Prizes in Fiction, Nonfiction, & Poetry

    • Subtitle The Crazyhorse Prizes
    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 1/31/19
    • Big Title The Crazyhorse Prizes in Fiction, Nonfiction, & Poetry
    • Blurb

      Deadline: January 31, 2019
      From January 1 to January 31, Crazyhorse will accept entries for our Prizes in Fiction, Nonfiction, & Poetry. Submit fiction and nonfiction manuscripts of up to 25 pages or 1-3 poems via Submittable. Winners in each genre receive $2,000 & publication. The $20 entry fee includes a one-year subscription to Crazyhorse; all entries will be considered for publication. For more information and a list of our judges, visit crazyhorse.cofc.edu/prizes/.

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    Posted October 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 October 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 October 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 October 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 October 4, 2018

    Stetson University's Low-Residency MFA of the Americas

    • Blurb

      Deadline: Rolling
      Experimental. Cross-cultural. Interdisciplinary. Emphasis on translation and new media. Stetson University’s MFA of the Americas is a two-year low-residency program in creative writing offering degrees in Prose and Poetry in the Expanded Field. Semesters begin with 10-day residencies, every January at Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach, FL, and every June in international locations throughout the Americas. Between residencies, receive one-on-one mentorship from a diverse faculty of writers (fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry), who also work in performance, video, sound, sculpture, film and more. Learn more and apply today: www.stetson.edu/other/academics/programs/creative-writing-mfa.php.

    Posted October 4, 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 October 3, 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


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