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    Posted November 16, 2017

    Blueline Literary Magazine Seeks Quality Writing about the Natural World

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 30, 2017
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Reviews, Interviews
    • 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. We also welcome nonfiction about the region’s literature or culture. Submission period July 1 through November 30. Decisions mid-February. Payment in copies. Simultaneous submissions accepted if identified as such. Please notify immediately 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 November 16, 2017

    Call For Submissions from Girls Worldwide

    • Deadline info Deadline: January 1, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre
    • 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 second issue. We believe that girls’ voices can and do transform the world for the better. 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 January 1, 2018. Please include a note that mentions your age and where you’re from and briefly describes the work. www.girlsrighttheworld.com

    Posted November 16, 2017

    45th Parallel Magazine is Open for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: March 31, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Comics
    • Type Magazine

    45th Parallel, a literary magazine run by Oregon State University’s MFA and MA students, seeks work by established and emerging voices in poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, hybrid forms, and visual art with an eye toward promoting diverse voices and talents within (and without) each genre. We seek writing that pulses with life, blood, and guts—work whose rhythm we can set our hearts to. 45th Parallel’s submissions period runs from October - March. For more on our submissions guidelines check out our website: 45thparallelmag.com/submissionguidelines.

    Posted November 16, 2017

    FLARE: The Flagler Review Looking for Your Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: January 15, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography
    • Type Chapbook

    FLARE: The Flagler Review is looking for evocative, compelling fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and artwork for its Spring 2018 edition. Want to be part of it? Submissions are now being accepted. FLARE is the award-winning literary journal at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida. We seek new, up-and-coming, and established writers and artists. For more information, visit theflaglerreview.com. To submit entries, visit: flaglerreview.submittable.com/submit.

    Posted November 16, 2017

    Asia and the Beat Generation

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

    Beatdom Literary Journal is looking for submissions for its 19th issue. The topic is "Asia." This means we prefer submissions relating to the Beat Generation and the subject of Asia. Essays are preferred, but we also print a small number of poems, short stories, interviews, reviews, etc. We pay $50 per essay published. Check out our website for previously published material. Submission guidelines here: www.beatdom.com/submission-guidelines/.

  • Posted November 15, 2017

    great weather for MEDIA: Anthology Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: January 15, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Poetry, Cross-genre, Drama
    • Type Anthology

    great weather for MEDIA seeks poetry, short fiction, flash fiction, dramatic monologues, and creative nonfiction for our annual print anthology. Our focus is on the fearless, the unpredictable, and experimental. Submission period October 15 through January 15. For full details, please visit www.greatweatherformedia.com/submissions/.

  • Posted November 15, 2017

    Submit Your Work for Our First National Issue!

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 15, 2017
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Drama, Comics
    • Type Magazine

    Sand Hills, Augusta University's premiere little magazine, has been committed to publishing the highest quality of creative writing and visual artwork since 1973. Formerly an AU student-only publication, Sand Hills now seeks the best work created by all U.S. residents. All submissions are read blind. A $200 prize will be awarded in the following genres: creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and visual art. sandhillsmagazine.submittable.com

    Posted November 15, 2017

    Favorite Things

    • Deadline info Deadline: January 15, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay
    • Type Magazine

    Babybug (for babies and toddlers) is looking for poems, stories, fingerplays, and action rhymes about little ones’ treasures. These might be beloved toys, soft blankets, games and jokes, art supplies, bouncy melodies, or even new friends. We’re looking for playful writing that begs to be read aloud again and again. Please keep manuscripts short—Babybug poems are generally no longer than eight lines, and stories can be up to six sentences. cricketmag.submittable.com/submit/17819/babybug-magazine-for-ages-6-months-3-years

    Posted November 15, 2017

    It’s Raining Cats and Dogs

    • Deadline info Deadline: January 15, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics
    • Type Magazine

    Spider (for ages 6-9) is looking for fiction, nonfiction, poetry, activities, crafts, and recipes on the theme It’s Raining Cats and Dogs. We want wacky and weird stories about kids and their pets—cats, dogs, parrots, horses, lizards, hamsters, gerbils, bunnies, chickens, fish, guinea pigs, snakes. Tell us about a special relationship with one prized pet or about a whole menagerie. Send us stories about heroism, friendship, loyalty, and odd talents. Take us to a pet or horse show, to the farm, to a city dog park, or in a suburban backyard. cricketmag.submittable.com/submit/17817/spider-magazine-for-ages-6-9

    Posted November 15, 2017

    Let's Pretend

    • Deadline info Deadline: January 15, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay
    • Type Magazine

    Ladybug (for ages 3-6) is looking for short stories, rebus stories, poems, action rhymes, riddles, and songs about young children at play. Show us imaginative children finding new uses for mud, sticks, and sand, or discovering the possibilities of wands, capes, and toy trucks. Our readers like simple yet strong plots, memorable characters, and humor. Most of our readers live in the US, and work that reflects our country’s diversity is especially welcome, as is work set in different countries. Stories may be up to 800 words and poetry may be up to 20 lines. cricketmag.submittable.com/submit/17818/ladybug-magazine-for-ages-3-6

    Posted November 15, 2017

    The Capra Review is Open to Submissions!

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 21, 2017
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Video
    • Type Magazine

    The Capra Review is an online literary magazine of obsessions, preoccupations, and secrets. We seek fiction, nonfiction, and art for our Winter 2018 issue. Our last five issues have included work from emerging and established writers and artists, among them a 2013 Man Booker International Award finalist and Whiting Writers' Award winner. Visit our site, read our past issues, and send your best work to . For complete guidelines, visit www.thecaprareview.com.

  • Posted November 15, 2017

    2018 Rattle Chapbook Prize

    • Subtitle 2018 Chapbook Prize
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Chapbook
    • Contest Deadline 1/15/18
    • Big Title 2018 Rattle Chapbook Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: January 15, 2018
      We’ve always loved chapbooks for their brevity and intensity. At a few dozen pages, a great chapbook is the perfect reading experience for the 21st century—not too long, not too short. Every year, the Rattle Chapbook Prize awards $2,000, 500 copies, and distribution to Rattle's 7,000+ subscribers. The contest is open to writers worldwide; poems must be in English. $20 entry fee is a one-year subscription to Rattle. More information: www.rattle.com/chapbooks/guidelines/.

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    Posted November 14, 2017

    Captivating Cityscapes

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 15, 2017
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics
    • Type Magazine

    Spider (for ages 6-9) and Ladybug (for ages 3-6) are looking for fiction, nonfiction, poetry, activities, crafts, and recipes for the theme Cityscapes. Cities are unique places where millions of people live. Take us underground to ride the subways, into back alleys and apartments, and up in the world’s tallest skyscrapers. We want stories that travel by railroad and across pavement. We’d like to see quirky nonfiction about the world’s biggest cities in the world and fantastic fictional cities. Works by and about people of color, LGBTQAI+ people, and other marginalized peoples are especially welcome. cricketmag.submittable.com/submit

    Posted November 14, 2017

    The WAiF Project Accepting Submissions for Inaugural Issue: CHOICE

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 15, 2017
    • Genre Nonfiction, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    The WAiF Project is a not-for-profit online journal that publishes creatively-written, true stories about moving around in today's world, and bumping into other people. WAiF's inaugural issue will explore the concept of CHOICE within migration. Why and how was the choice made to leave one home for another? Perhaps choice is only an illusion? Tell us a story about when you did—or did not—have the choice to move. Accepting English and Spanish translations. Visit www.thewaifproject.org/guidelines for more info.

    Posted November 14, 2017

    The Broke Bohemian's Winter Edition 2018

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 14, 2017
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics
    • Type Magazine

    The Broke Bohemian is accepting submissions for the Winter Edition 2018! Wear your activism proudly! Bare your teeth! Rise up, and rave in the name of Beauty! We commit ourselves to fostering the voices of all people, especially those who've been disenfranchised and unheard among the ever-booming holler of the bourgeoisie! We will also review and critique pieces for a small fee, half of which will be donated to the ACLU. Come join the Bohemians!
    The Broke Bohemian was founded in 2017 by the dedicated members of SpiceCo Productions: Tyler Martin Pursch, Tyler Chatfield Tveit, Joshua Isbey and Andrew Arter. www.brokebohemian.com

    Posted November 14, 2017

    Online Literary Journal Seeks Brave, Honest Work

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

    Trampset, an online literary journal of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction, 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. Nonfiction submissions are free. We charge a $3 submission fee for fiction and poetry. Visit our submissions page: trampset.org/submissions-6e83932b0985.

    Posted November 14, 2017

    American Writers Review, Now with San Fedele Press

    • Subtitle Annual Writing Contest
    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 12/30/17
    • Big Title American Writers Review, Now with San Fedele Press
    • Blurb

      Deadline: December 30, 2017
      Our annual writing contest now has a new twist: we are accepting submissions of your unpublished short stories, stand-alone memoirs, and poetry for our anthology. First Serial Rights apply for contest and anthology submissions. See our guidelines. Wow us with your writing. Check out latest anthology to see the types of stories we're looking for. Jewels of San Fedele and past editions of East Meets West, American Writers Review can be found on Amazon.com and Barnes and Nobel. Check out our website for more details. No pornography, please. www.americanwritersreview.com

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    Posted November 13, 2017

    Gambling the Aisle Seeks Submissions for an All-Women’s Edition

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 2, 2017
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics, Interviews, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    Gambling the Aisle is now accepting submissions for its first All-Women’s edition. The pages of issue 13 will be dedicated to, and filled by, female artists and writers of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, visual art, and other genre-bending creations. If you identify as a woman, please visit our Submittable page (gamblingtheaisle.submittable.com/submit) for more information and to submit.

    Posted November 13, 2017

    Now Accepting Submissions for Premier Issue!

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 15, 2017
    • Genre Fiction
    • Type Magazine

    Light and Dark is a new online literary magazine seeking works of short fiction by both new and established authors. We are looking for stories that grapple boldly with the dichotomous nature of existence: the light and the dark; the pain and the pleasure; the joy and the sorrow. For our complete submission guidelines, head over to either our website (www.lightanddarkmagazine.com/submissions) or our submission manager at Submittable (lightanddark.submittable.com/submit). We look forward to reading your work!

    Posted November 13, 2017

    Sky Island Journal, Issue 3: Call for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 31, 2017
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Sky Island Journal is an independent, free-access, literary journal with an international reach; we are dedicated to discovering and publishing the finest original poetry, flash fiction, and creative nonfiction. We publish accomplished, well-established authors—side by side—with fresh, emerging voices. We provide our readers with a powerful, focused, advertising-free literary experience that transports them: one that challenges them intellectually and moves them emotionally. While we accept submissions year-round, we are currently reading for Issue 3 (Winter 2018). The deadline is December 31st. Enjoy our previous issues, read our submission guidelines, and submit your best work today at www.skyislandjournal.com.

    Posted November 13, 2017

    Submit Poetry and Prose to Strata Mag

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

    Strata Mag, a quarterly online lit magazine, is seeking fiction, nonfiction, and poetry submissions for its fourth issue. We are especially interested in reading essays and short stories. Email or visit stratamag.org/submit.

  • Posted November 13, 2017

    Hamlin Garland Award for the Short Story, Beloit Fiction Journal

    • Subtitle Hamlin Garland Award for the Short Story
    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 10/10/17
    • Big Title Hamlin Garland Award for the Short Story, Beloit Fiction Journal
    • Blurb

      Deadline: December 10, 2017
      The Beloit Fiction Journal invites submissions for the Hamlin Garland Award for the Short story. A prize of $2000 will be awarded to the top unpublished story. $20 reading fee. Rebecca Makkai will judge. Submission information can be found on our website: www.beloit.edu/bfj/.

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    Posted November 9, 2017

    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 an 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.html. While you're on the website, check out our amazing latest issue!

    Posted November 9, 2017

    SWWIM Every Day

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

    SWWIM Every Day publishes poems by women and women-identifying writers daily. Award-winning poets published include Paula Bohince, Denise Duhamel, Allison Joseph, and Maureen Seaton. Please send 1-3 poems through Submittable. A $2 fee goes toward maintenance of the site; watch for fee-free days announced on Twitter (@SWWIMmiami), Instagram (@swwimmiami), and Facebook (@swwimmiami). No payment, but we do nominate for Best of the Net, Pushcart Prize, Best New Poets, and more. SWWIM stands for Supporting Women Writers in Miami. We read year-round. For guidelines and more information, please visit swwim.org.

  • Posted November 9, 2017

    wake, and dream again...judged by Daniel Wallace

    • Subtitle wake, and dream again
    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 5/1/18
    • Big Title wake, and dream again...judged by Daniel Wallace
    • Blurb

      Deadline: May 1, 2018
      Carolina Quarterly solicits stories that reimagine what it means to be ourselves and live in our world. We’re connected to our pasts—through stories, histories, and traditions—but we can also imagine other ways of being. These reimaginings may appear as fantastic before they’re realized. But that’s OK. What is unlikely or strange may spark our creativity and reveal new opportunities. For this contest, The CQ is interested in stories that, like Wallace’s novels, bring together the intimate—love and loss, redemption and revenge—and the cosmic—collective burdens of history, planetary concerns, and needs for human meaning. thecarolinaquarterly.com/wakeanddreamagain/

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    Posted November 8, 2017

    Brilliant Submissions Wanted

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

    Submissions wanted: 1,000 words or less. We are looking for short works that give the reader a "flash" of revelation or surprise; or beautifully written (or humorous) short, short stories that burn into the reader's memory... and, check out our no-fee writing contests. No poetry, please. brilliantflashfiction.com

    Posted November 8, 2017

    Stories, Essays, & Poetry for Paid Publication in Boulevard

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

    We are especially interested in emerging writers, diverse voices, literary journalism, and hybrid essays. We’ve been called “one of the half-dozen best literary journals” by Poet laureate Daniel Hoffman. Visit www.boulevardmagazine.org for guidelines and excerpts. Send questions to . Open October 1 to May 1.

    Posted November 8, 2017

    Kennesaw State University's The Crambo Call for Submissions!

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 22, 2017
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Drama, Screenplay, Reviews
    • Type Magazine

    The Crambo is coming! Kennesaw State University will release its inaugural literary magazine, The Crambo, in Spring 2018. It will feature outstanding writing and artwork in the following genres: Fiction, Poetry, Screenplays/Plays, Creative Nonfiction, and Art/Photography/Mixed Media. Currently enrolled graduate students are welcome to submit their work by November 22, 2017. Authors retain all rights to original work. No submission fee. Further information and guidelines can be found here digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/thecrambo/policies.html.

    Posted November 8, 2017

    Call for New Beginnings and Love Themed Issues

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 18, 2017
    • Genre Fiction, Poetry, Art, Photography
    • Type Magazine

    Do you have a piece that moves, uplifts, or challenges the reader to sit back and consider? Edify Fiction is always looking for short stories, flash fiction, poetry, and photography/digital art from new and established artists. We are currently looking for "New Beginnings" and "Love" themed pieces for upcoming issues. No submission fees. Please review past issues and submission guidelines. www.edifyfiction.com

  • Posted November 7, 2017

    Call for Submissions: Storm Cellar

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

    Storm Cellar is a literary journal of safety and danger, appearing in print and ebook editions. We want all your best prose, art, poetry, and in-between. We seek formally and effectively innovative work. We especially encourage women, people of color/indigenous, queer, immigrant, disabled, and other under-represented folks. Bonus points for connections to the Midwest. Surprise us! Full guidelines at stormcellarquarterly.com/submit and submissions at stormcellar.submittable.com.

  • Posted November 6, 2017

    The American Journal of Poetry Volume 4 Call for Submissions

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

    Now reading for Volume Four. Please visit us to read Volume Three: 300+ poems by 160+ poets from the world over, from beginners to the most renowned. A unique voice is prized. Be bold and uncensored. Our hallmark is "STRONG Rx MEDICINE." Long poems welcome. Published biannually online. Reading fee though our online submission manager Submittable. www.theamericanjournalofpoetry.com

    Posted November 6, 2017

    Deadline Extension for Nimrod Journal's Spring 2018 Issue

    • Deadline info Extended Deadline: December 5, 2017
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Interviews, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    The deadline for our Spring/Summer 2018 issue, Let Us Gather: Diversity and the Arts, has been extended! Nimrod International Journal is seeking poetry, short stories, and creative nonfiction pieces that explore the idea that the arts are a gathering place for diverse and unique perspectives, and that it is through this uniqueness that we find the universal. Since writing itself is an art and Nimrod’s specific gathering place, we also seek work from diverse voices on any subject. Poetry may be up to 8 pages; fiction/creative nonfiction may be up to 7,500 words. For complete guidelines, email or visit nimrodjournal.submittable.com/submit.

    Posted November 6, 2017

    borrowed solace is Open for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 31, 2017
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography
    • Type Magazine

    borrowed solace is a literary magazine trying to lift its wings off the ground. We love short fictional stories, poetry (no prose), short nonfictional stories, and art (including photography). If you want to be a part of our amazing journey as we go into our second edition, please go to borrowedsolace.com to see our guidelines and submission manager. A free version of the first journal “Hinterlands” is available on our website. We look forward to your imagination, creativity, and craft! We are free to submit. Thank you for your consideration!

  • Posted November 6, 2017

    GFT Press Accepting Submissions for Print and Online Publication

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

    GFT Press is seeking submissions of poetry, flash fiction, creative nonfiction, visual art, and interviews for our print and online publications, GFT Presents: One in Four and Ground Fresh Thursday. We desire submissions of the most polished, powerful, unique, and beautiful pieces of literature and art that you can create. We encourage potential contributors to review the creative work that we have previously published in print or online prior to submitting their own work. GFT Press is a philanthropic literary and art press striving to support mental health charities. Detailed submission guidelines and information available at gftpress.com/submissions.

  • Posted November 6, 2017

    RCC MUSE Wants You!

    • Deadline info Deadline: February 15, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    MUSE seeks poetry, short fiction, and CNF for its Spring 2018 issue. Simultaneous submissions okay. Hardcopies only. Mail up to 3 poems or 1 prose piece (1500 words max), along with cover letter and SASE for notification only. Include all contact details and short bio: Attn. Jo Scott-Coe, Advisory Editor, Riverside City College, Department of English, 4800 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, CA 92506. www.facebook.com/RCCMuseMagazine/

    Posted November 6, 2017

    Torrid Literature Journal: Call for Submissions

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

    The Torrid Literature Journal is a literary magazine that features poems, short stories, book reviews, interviews, and editorial articles. We are seeking new literary content for 2018. Previous issues are available free on our website. Simultaneous submissions are welcome. Learn more at www.tlpublishing.org.

    Posted November 6, 2017

    Xi Draconis Books Seeks Books of Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry

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

    Xi Draconis Books is a small book press seeking socially-conscious, book-length works of literary fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. We are currently open to all submissions and are especially interested in works by new and emerging writers. Please review our mission statement and submission guidelines at www.xidraconis.org.

    Posted November 6, 2017

    The Oxford American Seeks Debut Fiction for our 100th Issue

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 1, 2017
    • Genre Fiction
    • Type Magazine

    The Oxford American is pleased to announce a call for fiction submissions for our 100th issue. We are eager to feature a new writer who has not yet been published in a print publication with a circulation over 5,000 copies. Stories under 10,000 words will be considered, and the selected writer will be paid $1000. The 100th issue will be on newsstands starting March 2018. For more information visit oxfordamerican.org/about/submission-guidelines.

    Posted November 6, 2017

    Everything Change Climate Fiction Contest

    • Subtitle Everything Change Climate Fiction Contest
    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Anthology
    • Contest Deadline 2/28/17
    • Big Title Everything Change Climate Fiction Contest
    • Blurb

      Deadline: February 28, 2018
      We are looking for stories that illustrate, explore, or illuminate the impact of climate change on humanity and/or the Earth. We invite submissions in all genres of short fiction. Work will be judged by renowned science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson. The winning story will receive a $1,000 prize, and nine finalists will receive $50 prizes. Selected work will be published by Arizona State University in an online anthology, which will be free to download, read, and share. Submissions must be 5,000 words or less, and must be original, previously unpublished work. Learn more and enter at climateimagination.asu.edu/clificontest.

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    Posted November 6, 2017

    2017 Burnside Review Book Prize

    • Subtitle 2017 Burnside Review Book Prize
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Contest Deadline 11/30/17
    • Big Title 2017 Burnside Review Book Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: November 30, 2017
      Judge: Suzanne Buffam. Submissions will be accepted from August 15 to November 30, 2017. Submit 48-64 pages of poetry, including a list of acknowledgments. Your name and contact information should not appear anywhere within the manuscript. A $25 entry fee must be paid at the time of submission. Each entrant will receive a copy of one Burnside Review Press titles. Complete guidelines and a link to our online submission manager can be found on our website, www.burnsidereview.org.

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    Posted November 3, 2017

    Baobab Press Accepts Submissions Year-round!

    • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Comics
    • Type Book

    Submissions for Baobab Press are free and open year round! Please submit novel, short story, creative nonfiction, poetry and graphic/comic manuscripts at baobabpress.submittable.com/submit. To find out more go to baobabpress.com.

  • Posted November 2, 2017

    Urban Farmhouse Press Seeks Book-length Manuscripts

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 1, 2017
    • Genre Fiction, Poetry
    • Type Book

    Urban Farmhouse Press currently seeks book-length manuscripts of poetry, fiction, 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. Series include Crossroads Poetry Series, Kilgore Trout Science Fiction Series, and Contemporary short fiction and novels. Submissions welcome from US, Canada, UK, and Australia. More details at: urbanfarmpress.submittable.com/submit.

  • Posted November 2, 2017

    The RavensPerch Open to Submissions

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

    The RavensPerch, nominated 2017 Top 100 Blogs On The Web, seeks established and emerging writers. We are interested in work that attaches itself to memory as well as stimulates the imagination. Force us to take a second (third, or more) look. Poetry may be classical form, free verse, or narrative poems. In other words, you are just the writer/artist The RavensPerch wants to publish. Welcome aboard. www.theravensperch.com

  • Posted November 2, 2017

    Call for Submissions: BLR’s Theme Issue on Displacement

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

    Bellevue Literary Review seeks submissions for a themed issue that explores the idea of displacement, both literal and metaphorical. Fiction, nonfiction (5,000 words max). Poetry (3 poems max). We welcome submissions for this issue through January 1, 2018. See complete guidelines and submit at www.blreview.org.

    Posted November 2, 2017

    Split Rock Review Seeks Submissions for Spring 2018 Issue

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 30, 2017
    • Genre Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Cross-genre, Comics
    • Type Magazine

    Split Rock Review seeks submissions for Issue 10 (Spring 2018) that explore place and the environment—natural, built, or wild. We publish poetry, creative nonfiction, sequential art, comics, hybrids, or whatever you want to call them, as long as they showcase a balance of both literary and artistic merit. We only accept submissions via Submittable. We encourage you to read past issues to get a better sense of the work we publish. For more information about us and our submission guidelines, please visit our website at www.splitrockreview.org/submit/.

  • Posted November 2, 2017

    MFA in Creative Writing at SIUE launches Fall 2018

    • Blurb

      Application Deadline: February 1st, 2018
      Our new three-year program offers specializations in fiction and poetry, and is especially tailored to students who are interested in exploring a variety of career paths. At the center of our unique curriculum is a one-year service-learning component, Writer in the World, that will prepare students for meaningful employment in or outside of academia, and help them sustain a rewarding artistic life beyond graduation. Students will also have the opportunity to study literary editing and work with Sou’wester. Edwardsville, Illinois is just twenty minutes from a thriving literary and arts scene in St. Louis. siue.edu/grad/creative-writing.

  • Posted November 2, 2017

    MFA in Creative Writing at Florida Atlantic University—Complete Funding Packages Available

    • Blurb

      Application Deadline: January 15, 2018
      Florida Atlantic University at Boca Raton, a diverse community with all of the cultural advantages of a major metropolitan setting, is located three miles from the Atlantic Ocean, halfway between Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale. Students in the MFA program specialize in fiction, poetry, or creative nonfiction, pursuing half of their coursework in creative writing workshops and half in literature and theory seminars. The program requires completion of a creative thesis and features small, rigorous workshops and seminars. Thesis hours are conducted one-on-one with individual faculty. Students also curate our national literary magazine, Swamp Ape Review. www.fau.edu/english/mfa/

  • Posted November 2, 2017

    Cedar Crest College Low-Residency Pan-European MFA in Creative Writing

    • Blurb

      Applications accepted year-round.
      Join us on a creative journey and work toward the completion of your master’s degree and a publishable work of literature. Study fiction, poetry, nonfiction, or travel writing with award-winning faculty-authors in inspiring locations across Europe. The program unites gifted student-authors from around the world for three 15-day intensive workshops, held during the first two weeks of July in locations that are rich in culture and literary significance: Dublin, Ireland; Barcelona, Spain; and Vienna, Austria. The remainder of your studies take place on your time and in your home. Visit mfa.cedarcrest.edu to learn more and apply.

  • Posted November 2, 2017

    Arkansas Writer's MFA Workshop at the University of Central Arkansas

    • Blurb

      Start your writing career at the Arkansas Writer's MFA Workshop. Join an active literary community that includes the Oxford American and Arkana online literary journal. Enjoy a high faculty-student ratio in this small program where faculty are dedicated to student success. In our first five years, five alumni have published books and published work in national outlets such as The Rumpus, The Washington Post and the Denver Quarterly. Will you be the next one? See our web page for application information and check out our blog. uca.edu/ftcw/mfa-in-creative-writing/

  • Posted November 2, 2017

    2018 Colorado Prize for Poetry

    • Subtitle 2018 Colorado Prize for Poetry
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Contest Deadline 1/14/18
    • Big Title 2018 Colorado Prize for Poetry
    • Blurb

      Deadline: January 14, 2018
      $2,000 honorarium and book publication: Submit book-length collection of poems to the Colorado Prize for Poetry by January 14, 2018. $25 reading fee (add $3 to submit online) includes subscription to Colorado Review. Final judge is John Yau; friends and students (current or former) of the judge are not eligible to compete, nor are Colorado State University employees, students, or alumni. Complete guidelines at coloradoprize.colostate.edu or Colorado Prize for Poetry, Center for Literary Publishing, 9105 Campus Delivery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523-9105.

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