NewPages.com is news, information, and guides to literary magazines, independent publishers, creative writing programs, alternative periodicals, indie bookstores, writing contests, and more.

NewPages Classifieds

Browse the most recent calls for submissions, writing contests, writing conferences and events, writing programs, author services, publisher services, editorial services, and more.

See all Calls for Submissions - See new Writing Contests
See new Conferences & Programs - See Services, Subscriptions, & More

    Posted October 19, 2017

    Short Shorts

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

    Spider (for ages 6-9) is looking for short fiction and nonfiction for the theme Short Shorts. We want short pieces of 200 to 500 words on any topic, in any format, and in any tone. We’re looking for silly, funny, and wacky stories, serious, earnest, and sweet stories, and stories in non-traditional formats like a letter from kids or animals, a funny “How To” guide, or a silly quiz for kids to take. Works by and about people of color, LGBTQAI+ people, and other marginalized peoples are especially welcome. cricketmag.submittable.com/submit/17817/spider-magazine-for-ages-6-9

    Posted October 19, 2017

    Palooka's Open

    • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.
    • 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 a shot! We promise not to hit back. Submissions open year-round. $2.50 submission fee. www.palookamag.com

  • Posted October 19, 2017

    Writers in Paradise 2018

    • Registration Deadline Application Deadline: November 15, 2017
    • Dates January 13-20, 2018;
    • Location Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida
    • Blurb

      Located on the coast of Boca Ciega Bay in St. Petersburg, Florida, the Fourteenth Annual Eckerd College Writers’ Conference: Writers in Paradise offers workshops, craft talks, panels, Q&As, readings, book signings and receptions with our award-winning faculty and guests. Our 2018 lineup includes: Russell Banks, Lan Samantha Chang, Tim Dorsey, Andre Dubus III, Ann Hood, Major Jackson, Laura Lippman, Laura McCaffrey, Peter Meinke, Ana Menendez, Stewart O’Nan, Cathie Pelletier, Michael Ruhlman, Les Standiford, Helen Wallace, Sterling Watson, agent Alexis Hurley, editor Colleen Lawrie and more. Over 20 fellowships and scholarships available. Learn more and apply at writersinparadise.com.

    Posted October 19, 2017

    Announcing the 2018 Poetry Society of Virginia Annual Poetry Contest

    • Subtitle 2018 Poetry Contests
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Literary Site
    • Contest Deadline 1/19/18
    • Big Title Announcing the 2018 Poetry Society of Virginia Annual Poetry Contest
    • Blurb

      Deadline: January 19, 2018 (Edgar Allan Poe's Birthday)
      We welcome submissions from around the world; affiliation with Virginia is not necessary. This year’s Judges include: Suzanne Rhodes, Rachel Richardsen, Rob and Michele Bonczek-Evory, James Owens, Luisa Igloria, Ravi Shankar, Sarah Gambito, Nicole Foreman-Tong, Lisa Russ Spaar, Kate Coombs, Rebecca Hazleton, Carrie Shipers, Tom Yuill, Shonda Buchanan, Kevin Prufer, Henry Hart, Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda, David Blair, Margaret Mackinnon, Patricia Fargnoli, John Hoppenthaller, Sofia Starnes, and Heather Bell, among others. Submissions accepted between 01 November 2017 and 19 January 2018. Entry fees: $5/poem, or join the Society when submitting for $35/yr and enter all categories. Please visit the website for complete submission details: poetrysocietyofvirginia.org/announcing-the-2018-poetry-society-of-virginia-annual-contest/.

    • Fee Show All, Show with fee
    Posted October 19, 2017

    Announcing The Shared Dream Chapbook Contest

    • Subtitle The Shared Dream Chapbook Contest
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Chapbook
    • Contest Deadline 11/30/17
    • Big Title Announcing The Shared Dream Chapbook Contest
    • Blurb

      Deadline: November 30, 2017
      In times of anti-immigrant sentiment and racial intolerance, we are pleased to announce The Shared Dream Chapbook Contest for immigrant poets. The final judge will be poet Janine Joseph, the author of Driving without a License (Alice James Books, 2016) winner of the 2014 Kundiman Poetry Prize. The winning manuscript with be published by Backbone Press and the author will receive a prize of $250. Deadline: November 30, 2017. Please see our submissions page for full guidelines: backbonepress.org/submissions/.

    • Fee Show All, Show no fee
    Posted October 18, 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 October 18, 2017

    This Side of the Divide Anthology Seeks Short Fiction

    • Deadline info Deadline: October 31, 2017
    • Genre Fiction
    • Type Anthology

    Baobab Press and the University of Nevada, Reno MFA Program in Creative Writing are partnering to publish This Side of the Divide, an anthology of short fiction by emerging and established authors exploring the United States West. We’re seeking fresh, original views of the western U.S. Our aim is to capture this region’s unique essence in all of its cultural and geographic diversity. Selected writers will receive a complimentary copy of the book and a payment of $100. Stories should be 3,000-5,000 words, and will need to be submitted no later than October 31st, 2017. Please visit baobabpress.com/submissions for details.

    Posted October 18, 2017

    Dirty Paws Poetry Review Seeking Poetry for First Issue

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 15, 2017
    • Genre Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    We're looking for poetry of any and all styles and voices. Poetry that breaks open its subject to reveal value. Poetry that is unafraid of facing the truth and unashamed of having hope. Check out our submission guidelines for full details on how to submit: dirtypawspoetry.com.

    Posted October 18, 2017

    The Tishman Review's Fourth Anniversary Issue!!

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

    The Tishman Review is reading for its fourth anniversary issue, due out January 2018. We publish short fiction, flash, creative nonfiction, poetry, and visual art. We charge a submission fee except for our Fee Free days held every reading period. We also offer feedback, a now popular option. Our journal is published in three formats: online, ebook, and print. We nominate our authors for awards (and sometimes they win!). We love humor, weirdness, magical realism, realist, strong voices, narrative arcs, diversity, and the concrete over abstract poetry. Please see our full guidelines: thetishmanreview.com and follow us on Twitter @tishmanreview.

  • Posted October 18, 2017

    Annual Sandy Crimmins National Poetry Prize

    • Subtitle Sandy Crimmins National Prize for Poetry
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 11/15 (annual)
    • Big Title Annual Sandy Crimmins National Poetry Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: November 15, 2017
      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. This year's judge is Dilruba Ahmed whose debut book Dhaka Dust (Graywolf Press, 2011) won the Bakeless Prize. Deadline: November 15, 2017. Visit www.philadelphiastories.org for details.

    • Fee Show All, Show with fee
    Posted October 18, 2017

    $1500 Ruminate Magazine VanderMey Nonfiction Prize

    • Subtitle VanderMey Nonfiction Prize.
    • Genres Nonfiction
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 11/15/17
    • Big Title $1500 Ruminate Magazine VanderMey Nonfiction Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: November 15, 2017
      Ruminate Magazine announces the 2018 VanderMey Nonfiction Prize. First place winner will receive a $1500 cash prize along with publication. Runner-up recipient will receive $200 cash prize and publication. The prize is open to all forms of nonfiction; no geographical restrictions. $20 Entry fee also includes a complimentary copy of the prize issue. You may submit a piece of nonfiction writing that is 5500 words or less. For more information, please visit Ruminate Magazine at www.ruminatemagazine.com/pages/nonfiction-prize. *Ruminate is a nonprofit, reader-supported magazine that celebrates slowing down, encountering honest art and storytelling, and living awake.

    • Fee Show All, Show with fee
    Posted October 17, 2017

    Broken Ribbon Seeks Short Fiction, Poetry, and Visual Art

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 15, 2017
    • Genre Fiction, Poetry, Art
    • Type Magazine

    Killer Nashville’s Broken Ribbon is seeking submissions to its inaugural edition. The journal will go to print in December of 2017, and will publish certain features online throughout the year. All accepted contributors receive two copies of the journal, and promotion via our outreach platforms. We accept works of any form, genre, or art style. We seek short stories and poems that are raw, honest, gritty—from any world, planet, time period, reality, or dimension. We look for works that make us pause or produce an emotion in the reader. There is a $3 processing fee for all general submissions. To read the full submission guidelines, please visit www.brokenribbon.com/general-submissions/.

    Posted October 17, 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 October 17, 2017

    All Genres Created Equal at the GNU!

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 15, 2017
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics, Reviews, Interviews, Translations
    • 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 biannual 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/submissions/. Deadline for submissions is December 15th, 2017.

  • Posted October 17, 2017

    Todos Santos Writers Workshop 2018

    • Registration Deadline Registration Deadline: December 15, 2017
    • Dates January 27 - February 3, 2018;
    • Location Todos Santos, Baja California sur, Mexico
    • Blurb

      In our fifth year! Seven-day intensive for writers at all levels in our Pueblo Magico by the Pacific. Faculty: Christopher Merrill (poetry); Jeanne McCulloch (memoir); Gordon Chaplin (fiction); Rex Weiner (journalism); Merrill Feitell (short story/essay); Guest writers: Jonathan Penner, Ellen Waterston, Robert Houston. “What better place to read, write, and talk about the art and craft of writing than Todos Santos, where all the saints of the sea and sky watch over you?” Christopher Merrill, Director, International Writing Program, University of Iowa. www.todossantoswritersworkshop.com

    Posted October 17, 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

    • Fee Show All, Show with fee
  • Posted October 17, 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/.

    • Fee Show All, Show with fee
  • Posted October 16, 2017

    Temenos Journal Fall 2017 Open Call

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 17, 2017
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography
    • Type Magazine

    Temenos announces open call for poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and art and photography! We will accept and publish the very best submissions in our upcoming Fall 2017 edition. This edition will be published online, as well as printed alongside our Spring 2018 edition. Fee for submission is $4. Submission deadline is November 17th, 2017. Submission inquiries can be directed to . www.temenosjournal.com

    Posted October 16, 2017

    The Absurdist Seeks Peculiar Flash Fiction & Illustrations

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

    The Absurdist is a small monthly periodical of absurdist flash fiction and illustrations, printed and distributed in Portland, Oregon and shared digitally around the world. We are looking to publish your oddest, most peculiar flash fiction (<1000 words) and illustrations. Let your work be farcical, let it be unsettling, let it be both. For content, we ask only that it be cohesively and creatively nonsensical. If you’re interested, take a look at our previous issues, review our guidelines at the website provided, and submit away! absurdistmag.com/submit

    Posted October 16, 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 October 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 October 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 October 16, 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 October 16, 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 October 16, 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 October 16, 2017

    $2000 Fall Fiction Contest - The Masters Review

    • Subtitle Fall 2017 Fiction Contest
    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 11/15/17
    • Big Title $2000 Fall Fiction Contest - The Masters Review
    • Blurb

      Deadline: November 15, 2017
      Judged by Brian Evenson, the winning story receives $2000 plus publication and a note from our judge on why the story was chosen. Second and third place stories earn $200 and $100 respectively, publication, and correspondence from our judge. 7000 word limit, fiction only, and emerging writers only. Visit our site for full guidelines. Submissions open now through November 15. Send us your best! mastersreview.com/fall-fiction-contest-2000-publication/

    • Fee Show All, Show with fee
  • Posted October 16, 2017

    James Hearst Poetry Prize

    • Subtitle James Hearts Poetry Prize
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 10/31/17
    • Big Title James Hearst Poetry Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: October 31, 2017
      The 18th Annual James Hearst Poetry Prize is currently accepting entries. First Prize receives $1,000 plus publication in North American Review. Deadline: October 31, 2017. This year’s judge is Eduardo C. Corral. Enter online at northeramericanreview.org. For more information email: .

    • Fee Show All, Show with fee
  • Posted October 16, 2017

    Show Us Your Short-Shorts Editors’ Prize

    • Subtitle Show Us Your Short-Shorts Editors' Prize
    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Magazine
    • Contest Deadline 12/15/17
    • Big Title Show Us Your Short-Shorts Editors’ Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline:  December 15,  2017
      First, second, and third prizes will be published on the site and in the Spring 2018 issue. Winners will receive a digital copy of the issue along with the prize money upon publication. Prizes are $125, $75, and $25. Entry fee is $6. Deadline is December 15, 2017. Winners will be notified by January 15, 2018. Every word counts! Tip: read your work aloud several times during your revision process. Editors and readers for The Flexible Persona are not eligible to enter the contest. www.theflexiblepersona.com/flash-contest-2018

    • Fee Show All, Show with fee
    Posted October 12, 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 October 12, 2017

    Pitch Your Text Object & Artist Book Ideas to Container

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 30, 2017
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Book

    Have a set of poems you’d like to see published as a map? A short story collection that begs to be presented in a recipe card box? A series of essays you dream of being printed on balloons? Submit your work and creative pitch to Container, a press dedicated to publishing text objects and artist’s books. Selected pieces are published in limited run editions, produced by Container in consultation with the author. Learn more at acontainer.co/open-container.

    Posted October 12, 2017

    Kennesaw State University's The Crambo Call for Submissions!

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 7, 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 7, 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 October 12, 2017

    Second Hand Stories Podcast Call for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
    • Genre Fiction, Audio
    • Type Literary Site

    Second Hand Stories is a podcast that features short works of fiction, submitted and written by you, to be read aloud on our show. Check out our guidelines at secondhandpodcast.com/guidelines to get a sense of what we're looking for. We accept any genre of fiction (no poetry) and our word limit is flexible (preferably between 1,500 and 5,000 words). Flash fiction writers interested in contributing should contact us, but we are not taking submissions at this time. Please practice reading your story aloud to ensure it flows as well verbally as it does on the page. Thanks for submitting!

    Posted October 11, 2017

    No 45 A Stone Soup Anthology

    • Deadline info Deadline: November 11, 2017
    • Genre Fiction
    • Type Anthology

    In one day, with one vote, our lives changed with the election of the 45th President of the United States. The impact of that event was felt worldwide and just as deeply within the LGBTQ community. Now we are looking for lesbian fiction short stories that convey how our lives have been impacted by this election. We are looking for short stories about our hopes, dreams, nightmares, from the perspective of those of us who have lived through these attitudes before, and those of us who never experienced it till now. We'll heal through our stories. stonesoupcommunity.com/calls-for-submission/

  • Posted October 11, 2017

    Submit and Subscribe to Junto Magazine

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

    Junto Magazine accepts art and literature submissions for our creative expressions magazine. Entering our third year, we believe in the strength of collaboration and critique. All submitters, regardless of acceptance status, receive an editorial evaluation of their piece which includes personalized feedback, suggestions, and insight into the publishing potential of their individual work. We also conduct and publish interviews and technical articles pertaining to art and literature. A modest reading fee has been implemented to support our editors' evaluations of your work. If you are interested in perfecting and publishing with Junto Magazine, visit us at www.juntomagazine.com.

    Posted October 11, 2017

    Calling for Prose and Poetry

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

    Strata Mag, a quarterly online lit magazine, is seeking fiction, nonfiction, and poetry submissions for its third issue out October 29. We are especially interested in reading essays and short stories. Email or visit stratamag.org/submit.

    Posted October 11, 2017

    Jokes Review Is Accepting Fiction, Poetry, Art Submissions

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

    Jokes Review is a literary journal based in Northern California. Submit your best and most outrageous fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and art for our next issue. We want writing that overflows with personality and doesn’t skimp on the entertainment value. Things we like: humor, urban legends, rogue journalism, outsider art, rants, dangerous ideas, jokes. www.jokesliteraryreview.com

    Posted October 10, 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 October 10, 2017

    2017 Gambling the Aisle Chapbook Competition

    • Subtitle 2017 Chapbook Competition
    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre
    • Type Chapbook
    • Contest Deadline 11/13/17
    • Big Title 2017 Gambling the Aisle Chapbook Competition
    • Blurb

      Deadline: November 13, 2017
      Gambling the Aisle is happy to announce our fifth annual chapbook competition. The winner will receive $100 and 20 copies of his or her chapbook. It is open to fiction, nonfiction, and poetry submissions. Five runners-up will receive recognition in the winter edition of Gambling the Aisle. The entry fee is $13 and the deadline is November 13th. For full competition details and to enter, visit our Submittable page at gamblingtheaisle.submittable.com/submit.

    • Fee Show All, Show with fee
    Posted October 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 October 9, 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 October 9, 2017

    Call for Submissions: Diversity and the Arts

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

    For our Spring/Summer 2018 issue, Let Us Gather: Diversity and the Arts, Nimrod International Journal is seeking poetry, short stories, and creative nonfiction pieces that explore or demonstrate the idea of the arts as a gathering place for diverse and unique perspectives. We also invite writing that addresses and confronts the times when the arts have not been as diverse as they could be—including the present. Poetry may be up to 8 pages; fiction/creative nonfiction may be up to 7,500 words. Manuscripts may be mailed or submitted online: nimrodjournal.submittable.com/submit. For complete guidelines, email or visit our website: www.utulsa.edu/nimrod.

    Posted October 9, 2017

    Leaping Clear Accepting Submissions for Spring 2018 Issue

    • Deadline info Deadline: January 1, 2018
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics, Reviews, Interviews, Translations, Audio, Video
    • Type Magazine

    Leaping Clear is dedicated to featuring accomplished artists and writers worldwide who work from a ground of contemplative practice. We present both emerging and established writers and artists from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives. We accept all forms of contemporary writing, art, music, and video. We value art that asks, “What is this?” and invites readers/viewers/listeners to explore deeply the difficulties, wonders, perplexities, joys, and mysteries of being alive now. For our next issue, we’re especially interested in fiction, essays, prose poems, and hybrid forms. Visit www.leapingclear.org for more information.

    Posted October 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 October 9, 2017

    Mary Hunter Austin Book Award

    • Subtitle 2018 Mary Hunter Austin Book Award
    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre
    • Type Book
    • Contest Deadline 3/31/18
    • Big Title Mary Hunter Austin Book Award
    • Blurb

      Deadline: March 31, 2018
      The award-winning Port Yonder Press (2009-2015) is proud to announce the new 2018 Mary Hunter Austin Book Award. Seeking nonfiction, fiction, and prose poetry manuscripts in several genres including essay collections, woodswoman/man, nature, environmental, mysteries, hybrid, cross-genre, and place-based themes. Lyric works especially welcome. 50 to 300 double-spaced pages. One book will be chosen for publication, $300 award, and free copies. $20 reading fee. For a handy Q&A with details, visit: www.portyonderpress.com/mary-hunter-austin-book-award.html.

    • Fee Show All, Show with fee
  • Posted October 5, 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 October 5, 2017

    Submissions Accepted for the $5,000 Miller Williams Poetry Prize

    • Subtitle Miller Williams Poetry Prize
    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Big Title Submissions Accepted for the $5,000 Miller Williams Poetry Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: Rolling 
      The University of Arkansas Press invites submissions for the $5,000 Miller Williams Poetry Prize. Submissions are accepted year-round, and the deadline for the following year’s prize is September 30. One winner will receive $5,000 and publication, and up to three finalists will receive publication. The series is edited by Billy Collins. The winner of the 2017 Prize is Stephen Gibson, for his book Self-Portrait in a Door-Length Mirror. The finalists for the prize were Jennifer Givhan, for Protection Spell; Laura McCullough, for The Wild Night Dress; and Frances Schenkkan, for Mr. Stevens’ Secretary. Visit uapress.com for more information.

    • Fee Show All, Show with fee
    Posted October 4, 2017

    Calling All Poetry & Prose Submissions For Howl Publication!

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

    We are accepting up to 5 poems per submission as well as fiction, nonfiction, screenplays, art, and translations. The ideal submission is a piece of poetry or prose that the reader can't forget. It's expertly crafted, unique, and leaves the reader wanting to explore it further to discover its allure. It is at the same time delightfully unfamiliar and yet comfortably familiar. It may answer questions we had never thought to ask, ask questions we may never know the answers to, or simply paint a beautiful picture with words interwoven with emotions we can read when we want to feel them.​ Please see our website for more details: www.DeltonaHowl.com!

    Posted October 4, 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.

    • Fee Show All, Show with fee
  • Posted October 4, 2017

    The Monadnock Essay Collection Prize

    • Subtitle Monadnock Essay Collection Prize
    • Genres Nonfiction
    • Type Book
    • Contest Deadline 10/31/17
    • Big Title The Monadnock Essay Collection Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: October 31, 2017
      The Monadnock Essay Collection Prize is awarded for a book-length collection of nonfiction essays. These essays can take any form and be on any subject: personal essays, memoir in essay form, narrative nonfiction, commentary, travel, historical account, etc. The winner receives publication and distribution of the collection with our 2018 titles, $750 prize money, and 50 copies of the book. We welcome submissions from around the country. This year's judge is journalist, essayist, and author Andrew Merton. Entry fee $25. www.bauhanpublishing.com/the-monadnock-essay-collection-prize/

    • Fee Show All, Show with fee
  • Posted October 4, 2017

    2017 Tartt First Fiction Award

    • Subtitle Tartt First Fiction Award
    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Book
    • Contest Deadline 12/31 (annual)
    • Big Title Tartt First Fiction Award
    • Blurb

      Deadline: December 31 (annual)
      The thirteenth annual Tartt First Fiction Award is now open for submissions. Twenty-dollar entry fee, stories may have been previously published in magazines. Author not to have had a previous story collection published. Novels, nonfiction, or poetry collections do not disqualify. www.livingstonpress.uwa.edu

    • Fee Show All, Show with fee

See all Calls for Submissions - See new Writing Contests
See new Conferences & Programs - See Services, Subscriptions, & More
newpages-footer-logo

We welcome any/all Feedback.