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  • Posted December 2, 2022

    Aji Magazine is Accepting Submissions for the Spring 2023 Issue

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Reviews, Interviews, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    She pulls the tides of our lives . . . she has a dark side. . . . Queen of lovers’ dreams, accused of inspiring crime, lunacy, always aloof. Hunters wait for her, the mysterious mistress of our nights. Aji’s spring 2023 issue will be devoted to the moon. Graphic art, photography, poetry, short fiction, and essays on this and any other topic will be considered for publication. Once the spring 2023 issue is filled, submissions will close until May 1, 2023. www.ajimagazine.com

    Posted December 2, 2022

    The Goldilocks Zone 2022

    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Drama, Screenplay
    • Type Magazine
    • Big Title The Goldilocks Zone 2022
    • Blurb

      Deadline: December 19, 2022
      Inspired by the search for Goldilocks Zone planets, Sunspot Lit is looking for one short story, CNF, artwork, poem, graphic novel, or script that combines excellence with appeal. Literary and genre works accepted; feedback available. Winner receives $200 plus publication. See guidelines for submission details. Closes December 19, 2022. Entry fee is $9.50. Enter through Sunspot’s Submittable form or Duotrope.

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    Posted December 1, 2022

    The swamp pink Prizes in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry

    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Big Title The swamp pink Prizes in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry
    • Blurb

      Deadline: January 31, 2023
      Formerly known as the Crazyhorse Prizes, the swamp pink Prizes award $2,000 and publication to a story, essay, and poem. From January 1 to 31, submit a story or essay of up to 25 pages or a set of 1–3 poems via Submittable. This year’s judges: Jamil Jan Kochai (fiction), Melissa Faliveno (nonfiction), and Matthew Olzmann (poetry). The entry fee is $20; all entries will be considered for publication. swamppink.submittable.com/submit

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    Posted December 1, 2022

    Burnside Review Press Book Contest

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Big Title Burnside Review Press Book Contest
    • Blurb

      Deadline: December 31, 2022
      Manuscripts of 50-100 pages of poetry will be accepted until December 31, 2022. Jaswinder Bolina will judge. The winning book will be published by Burnside Review Press in 2024. The author will receive a $1,000 prize, plus ten copies of the book. A $25 entry fee must be paid at the time of submission. Contest entrants will receive one Burnside Review Press title. The editors may select an additional manuscript from the submission pool for publication. Visit www.burnsidereview.org for complete guidelines.

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  • Posted December 1, 2022

    Sky Island Journal: Issue 23 Call for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 31, 2022
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    Sky Island Journal is an independent, international, free-access literary journal dedicated to publishing the finest poetry, flash fiction, and creative nonfiction. We publish accomplished, well-established authors—side by side—with fresh, emerging voices. We provide over 115,000 readers in 145 countries with a powerful, free-access, 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 response detailing what we appreciated. Enjoy our previous issues, and submit to our stunning Issue 23 before midnight on December 31st at www.skyislandjournal.com.

  • Posted December 1, 2022

    DISQUIET Literary Prize

    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Event
    • Big Title DISQUIET Literary Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: January 2, 2023
      Submissions are now open for the DISQUIET Prize for writing in any genre. Three winners will be published in Granta.com (fiction), NinthLetter.com (nonfiction) or The Common (poetry). One grand prize winner will receive a full scholarship, accommodations, and travel stipend to attend the eleventh annual DISQUIET International Literary Program in Lisbon taking place June 25 – July 7, 2023. Runners-up and other outstanding entrants will also be considered for financial aid. Submission fee: $15. Website: disquietinternational.submittable.com/submit.

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    Posted December 1, 2022

    The 2023 Orison Prizes in Poetry & Fiction

    • Genres Fiction, Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Big Title The 2023 Orison Prizes in Poetry & Fiction
    • Blurb

      Deadline: April 1, 2023
      The 2023 Orison Prizes in Poetry & Fiction offer $1,500 and publication by Orison Books for a full-length manuscript in each genre. Judges: Pádraig Ó Tuama (poetry) & David Heska Wanbli Weiden (fiction). Entry fee: $25. Entry period: December 1, 2022–April 1, 2023. For guidelines visit orisonbooks.com/submissions.

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    Posted December 1, 2022

    Heron Tree: Call for Found Poetry Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: January 15, 2023
    • Genre Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Until 15 January 2023, we are accepting found poems composed from sources published in or before 1927. We are interested in any and all approaches to found poetry construction and erased or remixed texts. Accepted poems will be published weekly on the Heron Tree website starting in February 2023 and will be included in a free, downloadable PDF volume available later in 2023. For detailed submission guidelines, visit us at herontree.com/how/.

  • Posted November 30, 2022

    Palooka Seeks Chapbooks, Prose, Poetry, Artwork, Photography

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

    Palooka is an international literary magazine. For over a decade we’ve featured new, up-and-coming, and established writers, artists, and photographers from around the world. We're open to diverse forms and styles and are always seeking unique chapbooks, fiction, poetry, nonfiction, artwork, photography, and graphic narratives. Submissions open year-round. palookamag.com

  • Posted November 30, 2022

    Kings River Review Call for 2-Year College Student Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: March 15, 2023
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Drama, Screenplay, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    The Kings River Review publishes artwork, creative nonfiction, short fiction, and poetry of current 2-year community college students. Submission Deadlines: March 15 for the spring issue and October 15 for the fall issue. Submission requirements: up to 5 pieces of artwork and photography sent as .JPEG files; creative nonfiction and fiction of up to 3,000 words; and up to 5 poems. Go to kingsriverreview.com for full submission guidelines.

  • Posted November 29, 2022

    Affordable, Online Poetry, Publishing, & Critique Workshops

    • Blurb

      Caesura Poetry Workshop aims to support, inspire, and energize poets through affordable monthly Zoom workshops hosted by award-winning poet, editor, and teacher John Sibley Williams. All workshops include poem analysis, active group discussion, and writing prompts. Hosted by award-winning poet, teacher, editor, publicist, and agent John Sibley Williams. Upcoming class themes include experimenting with punctuation, sharpening poem titles, erasure poetry, the haibun and golden shovel forms, building a chapbook, monthly critique workshops, and more. 1-on-1 poetry editing and coaching, book publicity assistance, agent/publisher targeting, and more also available. www.johnsibleywilliams.com/upcoming-classes

  • Posted November 29, 2022

    Uncommon Hours: Design and De-stressify the Writing Life

    • Blurb

      Deadline: Year-round
      Event Dates: Beginning January 11, 2023, monthly on second Wednesdays; Event Location: Virtual. Tap into the science of productivity for creative people. Gain emotional fortitude and mindful resilience. And write those beautiful pages with us. Join our warm and welcoming Uncommon Hours community, which is alive with writers and creatives like you who want to finish their passion projects—and do it by activating their joy, imagination, and inner wisdom. Find out how potent the combination of contemplation, creative visualization, and solidarity with a creative, supportive community can be. Second Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Mountain Time via Zoom. www.carolynflynn.com/uncommon-hours-2023/

  • Posted November 29, 2022

    Call for Non-binary and Trans Writers

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 31, 2022
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Drama, Screenplay
    • Type Magazine

    In each edition of Jelly Bucket, our special section is devoted to publishing underrepresented voices. For issue 13’s special section, we’re looking for creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry, 10-minute plays and art from non-binary and transgender writers and artists. Send us your best work via Submittable by December 31st. No fee to submit. creativewriting.eku.edu/jelly-bucket

  • Posted November 29, 2022

    Driftwood Press - Anthology & Book Manuscript Submissions Open Now

    • Deadline info Deadline: Year-round
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Comics
    • Type Magazine

    Driftwood Press is happy to share a plethora of submission opportunities for writers and artists! For our yearly print anthology, we are looking for poems, short stories, comics, and visual art that will wow our readers, accepted as both contest and normal submissions. We are a paying market, and our published writers also get to take part in bespoke interviews about their work! Driftwood is also on the hunt for amazing book-length titles to grow our catalogue. If you have a novella, poetry collection, comic collection, or graphic novel manuscript, we would love to read it! If you have any writing or art that fits the above call, Driftwood Press would be honored to read it. Visit us here for our Submittable page, and we encourage you to follow us on social media (@driftwoodpress) to learn about even more submission opportunities!

  • Posted November 28, 2022

    2023 Press 53 Award for Short Fiction

    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Book
    • Big Title 2023 Press 53 Award for Short Fiction
    • Blurb

      Deadline: December 31, 2022
      2023 Press 53 Award for Short Fiction is awarded to an outstanding, unpublished collection of short stories. Reading Fee: $30. Award: $1,000 cash advance, publication, and fifty copies (35 softcover/15 hardcover). Enter: Submit online with Submittable or by mail from September 1–December 31, 2022. Press 53 short fiction editor in chief Claire V. Foxx will serve as the only judge. Winner and finalists announced by May 1, 2023; advance review copies sent to major reviewers and outlets; publication in May 2024. Complete details at www.Press53.com/award-for-short-fiction.

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    Posted November 23, 2022

    Call for Submissions from Girls Worldwide

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 31, 2022
    • 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 seventh 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 art and/or writing, in English or English translation, to by December 31, 2022. Please include a note mentioning your age, where you’re from, and a bit about your submission. girlsrighttheworld.com

    Posted November 23, 2022

    WhimsicalPoet Seeks Poetry/Art/Flash Fiction for the January 2023 Issue

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

    WhimsicalPoet seeks all forms of poetry, art, and flash fiction that surprises, challenges, chills, endears, and evokes a strong emotional response from readers. We love word mavericks, independent thinkers, and creators who strive toward mastery and truth to expose threads of the human experience. Send up to 5 pieces in a Word or Google Doc to or submit through google forms via the link on our submission page (see below). Art will be considered for the cover of our print journal and our website. Published poetry and fiction will appear in our journal, and a smaller selection will also appear on our website. Please include a short bio. Full details: WhimsicalPoet.com/submission-guidelines/.

  • Posted November 22, 2022

    Sand Hills Literary Magazine Open for General Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: March 20, 2023
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Comics
    • Type Magazine

    Sand Hills Literary Magazine, in print since 1973, is now open for general submissions. We are a national publication, only accepting works from the United States. Emerging and established writers and artists are encouraged to submit. We are accepting art, poetry, and prose for our 47th issue. The deadline for submissions is March 20, 2023. We look forward to reviewing your work: sandhillslitmag.com/submit/.

  • Posted November 22, 2022

    Interim Poetics: The Test Site Poetry Prize

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Big Title Interim Poetics: The Test Site Poetry Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: December 15, 2022
      Interim
      will choose two winning books for the series—one title publicized as the winner of The Test Site Poetry Series and the other as the Betsy Joiner Flanagan Award in Poetry. Both winners will receive $1,000 and their books will be published by the University of Nevada Press. Submit by: December 15. www.interimpoetics.org/test-site-poetry-series

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  • Posted November 21, 2022

    RCC MUSE art + literary journal – poetry and prose submissions open

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 15, 2022
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    MUSE is especially looking to publish work from under- or misrepresented groups, such as people of color, disabled people, LGBTQ+, present/formerly incarcerated people, and others from a culturally and linguistically diverse background. Through DEC. 15: submit one short story or CNF 1500 words max; up to three poems. Mail to RCC MUSE, Riverside City College, 4800 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, CA 92506 or email . If email, send as attachment with “Last Name – Genre – Title of Submission” in the subject line (e.g., Smith – Prose – “In Summer”). Please include contact information. See full submission guidelines at rcc.edu/muse.

  • Posted November 21, 2022

    The Forge Writing Program: 10 Months to Writing Mastery

    • Blurb

      Deadline: December 31, 2022
      Event Dates:
      January thru October 2023; Event Location:Virtual. At The Forge, we’ll give you the creative writing tools & training to light a fire under your writing, at a much lower cost than a traditional MFA program. You bring the fire—your love of creative writing—and we’ll help shape you into the writer you want to be: confident, keen, and committed to a writing community. In biweekly meetings and through individual mentorships, we’ll stock you with craft know-how, revision skills, and writerly habits so you can forge your literary dream. We got our MFAs so you don’t have to. Learn more: www.theforgewriting.com. Get in touch: 

  • Posted November 17, 2022

    Call for Submissions - great weather for MEDIA

    • Deadline info Deadline: January 15, 2023
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre, Drama
    • Type Anthology

    great weather for MEDIA seeks poetry, flash fiction, short stories, dramatic monologues, creative nonfiction, and cross-genre for our annual print anthology. Our focus is on the unpredictable and experimental. Please visit our website for guidelines. We look forward to reading your work: www.greatweatherformedia.com/submissions.

  • Posted November 17, 2022

    Third Street Review

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

    Third Street Review is a new online literary journal for flash fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, art, and photography. We are a paying market and welcome work from writers and artists from all cultural backgrounds and experience levels. For complete submission guidelines, please visit our website, www.thirdstreetwriters.org.

  • Posted November 17, 2022

    4th Annual Short Short Story Contest to Support Literacy

    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Literary Site
    • Big Title 4th Annual Short Short Story Contest to Support Literacy
    • Blurb

      Deadline: January 15, 2023
      Flash Fiction Contest. Write a story using 100 words on one of four topics: dogs, ocean, umbrellas, or winter. Grand prize: $200. 6 Other Prizes: $100 including a Youth Prize for writers 14 years and younger. Publication in an e-magazine. No geographical restrictions but story must be written in English. The Contest supports Ethos Literacy, a nonprofit providing free reading, writing and ESL tutoring to adults. Fee: $12. www.ethosliteracy.org

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  • Posted November 17, 2022

    Dark Onus Lit - New Zine Seeking Editors|Readers (unpaid) for Inaugural Issue

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 15, 2022
    • Genre Fiction, Poetry, Art, Cross-genre, Reviews, Interviews
    • Type Magazine

    Dark Onus Lit is an experimental, secular online literary magazine and we will be open for submissions on 1.1.23. I am seeking editors in the following areas: Poetry, Spoken Word, Flash Fiction/Short Stories, Digital Art, and Interviews. We are a lit mag focused on publishing dark-themed works and visual aesthetics. We will be publishing things like horror and sci fi short stories, speculative poetry, experimental, surrealist pieces, conflagrations of genres, etc. We publish micro-issue zines. The position is unpaid, you’re welcome to read as much or little as you’d like. Experience required—please send a brief bio to .

    Posted November 17, 2022

    The New Verse News Seeks Current Events Poetry

    • Deadline info Deadline: Year-round
    • Genre Poetry
    • Type Literary Site

    Since 2005, The New Verse News has covered the news of the day with poems on issues, large and small, international and local. It relies on the submission of poems (especially those of a politically progressive bent) by writers from all over the world. The editors update the website every day with a poetic take on a current and specific headline. See the website for guidelines and examples. Then paste your non-simultaneous submission and a brief bio in the text of an email (no attachments, please) to nvneditor(at)gmail.com. Write "Verse News Submission" in the subject line of your email.

    Posted November 17, 2022

    I-70 Review Announces the Bill Hickok Humor Award for Poetry 2023

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Big Title I-70 Review Announces the Bill Hickok Humor Award for Poetry 2023
    • Blurb

      Deadline: February 28, 2023
      I-70 Review announces the Bill Hickok Humor Award for poetry. The winner receives $1,000, and the poem will appear in I-70 Review 2023. Submit one to three poems with a $15 entry fee to . Reading period: January 1 to February 28. No submissions before January 1. Submissions will be eligible for publication in I-70 Review. The judge reader is Christopher Buckley. For more info email us at the above-stated email address. i70review.fieldinfoserv.com

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    Posted November 17, 2022

    Textual-Sexual-Spiritual: Art and Ritual as Queer Becoming

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 15, 2022
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Interviews
    • Type Magazine

    This issue of Rejoinder addresses the relationships between text/artwork, sexuality, and spirituality to navigate tensions of being and becoming. The idea of ‘‘queer becoming” involves not only never “straightening up” and “flying right,” but also the possibility of “one’s becoming something other than queer” (McCallum and Tuhkanen 2011, 10-11). How do our approaches to “becoming” allow us to cultivate community, extend work, shape praxis, guide pedagogy, and beyond? We invite interdisciplinary contributions (nonfiction/fiction, poetry, and artwork) that use a queer feminist lens. More information and submission information at: irw.rutgers.edu/about-rejoinder/42-web-journals/593-call-for-submissions-august-2022. Guest Editor: Dr. Jocelyn E. Marshall (Emerson College).

  • Posted November 16, 2022

    Applause International Undergraduate Literary Journal Open For Submissions—Paying Venue

    • Deadline info Deadline: February 14, 2023
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Cross-genre
    • Type Magazine

    Applause Issue 33: The (In)Evitable Ending. Evitable; adj. That admits of being avoided; avoidable. Applause is looking for the most interesting angles we can find as your work approaches its “evitable ending.” We begin knowing there’s an end, but the ending doesn’t have to be inevitable to satisfy the reader. Sometimes the end of “what actually happened” is really the poem, story, or essay’s beginning. Sometimes the piece decides the end. We’re looking for original poems, stories, essays, and visual art that showcases what happens when we avoid the avoidable. Imagine the ending. Avoid it. Send it to us. applause.submittable.com/submit

  • Posted November 16, 2022

    RCC MUSE literary journal – Holden Vaughn Spangler Award for a poem about a child or childhood

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Big Title RCC MUSE literary journal – Holden Vaughn Spangler Award for a poem about a child or childhood
    • Blurb

      Deadline: December 15, 2022
      MUSE is especially looking to publish work from under- or misrepresented groups, such as people of color, disabled people, LGBTQ+, present/formerly incarcerated people, and others from a culturally and linguistically diverse background. Winner receives $200 and publication in Spring 2023 edition of RCC MUSE. $5 submission fee, by check payable to “RCC MUSE” or Venmo @RCCMUSE. Submit up to 3 poems about a child or childhood, through Dec. 15: Spangler Award, RCC MUSE, Riverside City College, 4800 Magnolia Ave., Riverside, CA 92506. Also accepting submissions at . Please email attachment (prefer .doc) with "LastName – Spangler Award – Title" in the subject line. Do not put submissions in the body of the email. Please include contact information. IG: @rccmuse. See full submission guidelines at rcc.edu/muse.

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  • Posted November 16, 2022

    Book of Matches Seeks Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 1, 2022
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    In an age dominated by our worst tendencies for tribalism, it's more important than ever to celebrate the best in humanity through the very real magic of words. Book of Matches is always interested in protest—interested in protest against the unknowing alive in human existence, in protest against the knowing, too. In essence, Book of Matches celebrates what burns in the dark, and too the assurance of how little this illuminates before going out. Send your most meaningful lies, real lives, and poetry of both that we may see a bit more clearly the stormy seas around us all. www.bookofmatcheslitmag.com

  • Posted November 16, 2022

    Apply Now for the Looking Glass Rock Writers' Conference

    • Blurb

      Deadline: December 15, 2022 Event Dates: May 18-21, 2023 Event Location: Brevard, North Carolina. Located in the mountains of western North Carolina, the May 18-21, 2023 Looking Glass Rock Writers’ Conference will explore the theme “A Sense of Place” with faculty Camille Dungy, Jamie Ford, and Margaret Renkl leading workshops on poetry, fiction, and nonfiction writing. A partnership between the Transylvania County Library and Brevard College, the annual conference consists of writing workshops for select participants and community readings by the workshop leaders. Workshops are limited to 12 participants and scholarships are available. Acceptance is competitive and based on manuscript evaluation. There is no charge to apply. For more information visit www.lgrwc.org.

  • Posted November 15, 2022

    iō Literary Journal: Submit to our Second Open-access e-book!

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 31, 2022
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Comics, Interviews
    • Type Anthology

    Submit your work to our second open-access e-book is open! See flyer for prompt and instructions on how to submit. www.ioliteraryjournal.com

  • Posted November 15, 2022

    Exploration and Catharsis: Mental Illness and The Awakenings Review

    • Deadline info Deadline: Year-round
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Drama, Reviews, Interviews
    • Type Magazine

    The Awakenings Review is an award-winning literary magazine committed to publishing poetry, short stories, nonfiction, and photography by writers, poets, and artists who have a relationship with mental illness, either self, family member, or friend. Located in the Chicago area but international in scope, our hardcopy publication, soon to be published biannually (beginning in Spring 2023), is one of the nation’s leading journals of this genre. While we are most interested in works of recovery and healing, at The Awakenings Review we are not averse to providing a forum and liberating experience of all manners of work and a vehicle of insight for our readers. Refer to our submission guidelines at www.AwakeningsProject.org.

    Posted November 15, 2022

    The Blossom Contest - BIPOC Writers Only; No Fee

    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Big Title The Blossom Contest - BIPOC Writers Only; No Fee
    • Blurb

      Deadline: January 1, 2023 - 5:00 p.m.
      table//FEAST Literary Magazine
      's major contest is The Blossom Contest which is for BIPOC writers only. There is no fee to enter. One Prose winner will receive $200.00 USD and one Poetry winner will receive $200.00 USD. We prefer to do payouts with Venmo or PayPal. There is no specific theme. "This year's mission is about nourishment & resilience. What breaks through soil & hardship - what blossoms into the light. People of color will not be stopped. We as a magazine will not be stopped. We will all grow." - The Editors of t//F

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  • Posted November 14, 2022

    2023 New American Poetry Prize

    • Genres Poetry, Cross-genre
    • Type Book
    • Big Title 2023 New American Poetry Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: January 15, 2023
      2023 NEW AMERICAN POETRY PRIZE. $1,500 and book publication. Final judge: Jamaica Baldwin, author of Bone Language (forthcoming 2023). Deadline: January 15, 2023. Minimum length: 48 pages (no maximum). Reading fee: $25. Online submissions only, please. Complete guidelines: www.newamericanpress.com/2023-new-american-poetry-prize-final-judge-jamaica-baldwin.

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    Posted November 10, 2022

    Club Plum Seeks Strange, Beautiful, Profound and Political Works

    • Deadline info Deadline: January 1, 2023
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Cross-genre
    • Type Magazine

    Club Plum has published works from award winning writers and artists from around the world as well as works from never before published creators. We look for beautiful and surprising writing, strange writing from small, tortured spaces, and writing that bridges the personal and political. Send us your prose poems, your flash fiction, your lyric essays and your dreamy art. Please join us as we kick off our fourth year in January 2023. See our guidelines at clubplumliteraryjournal.com/submit/.

  • Posted November 10, 2022

    Atmosphere Press Reading Book Manuscripts in All Genres

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Translations
    • Type Book

    Atmosphere Press currently seeks book manuscripts from diverse voices. There's no submission fee, and if your manuscript is selected, we’ll be the publisher you’ve always wanted: attentive, organized, on schedule, and professional. We use a model in which the author funds the publication of the book, but retains 100% rights, royalties, and artistic autonomy. This year Atmosphere authors have received featured reviews with Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, and Booklist, and have even appeared on a giant billboard in Times Square. Submit your book manuscript at atmospherepress.com.

  • Posted November 9, 2022

    Kitchen Table Quarterly Seeks Poetry and Nonfiction Submissions

    • Deadline info strong>Deadline: December 10, 2022
    • Genre Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography
    • Type Magazine

    Kitchen Table Quarterly is seeking previously unpublished poetry, nonfiction, and artwork. We are a journal preoccupied with history—cultural, political, geographical, personal. We are looking for work that spills secrets and wipes the dust off of old memories. We want honesty. We want an education. Submit up to five poems, five artworks, or a standalone nonfiction piece of up to 3000 words. For full guidelines, please visit our website (www.kitchentablequarterly.org).

    Posted November 9, 2022

    MacGuffin Seeks Work that Takes Risk with and Evolves Form

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

    The MacGuffin is seeking new work that innovates, inspires, and experiments: Prose that takes risks with and evolves the form of the short story; Poetry that speaks volumes in small spaces; submissions that reflect our now post-post-post-modern times. Send up to five poems and up to two stories (in separate files and no longer than 5000 words each, fiction and/or creative nonfiction) to us at themacguffin.submittable.com or see our website, schoolcraft.edu/macguffin, for full submission guidelines.

  • Posted November 8, 2022

    Seeking Stories of Sexual/Sensual Exploration and Discovery Post-Abuse

    • Deadline info Deadline: December 20, 2022
    • Genre Nonfiction
    • Type Anthology

    Celebrations of Healing is seeking autobiographical stories of meaningful, uplifting, sensual and/or erotic moments of intimacy and discovery written by people of all genders, sexualities, abilities, and ethnicities who have previously experienced sexual abuse. People who have not often seen themselves reflected in the existing discourse about sexual recovery are especially encouraged to submit. Submissions are due December 20, 2022. For more information, please see www.celebrationsofhealing.com.

  • Posted November 8, 2022

    Sandy Crimmins National Prize for Poetry

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Big Title Sandy Crimmins National Prize for Poetry
    • Blurb

      Deadline: November 30, 2022
      The Sandy Crimmins National Prize for Poetry is an annual national poetry prize featuring a first place $1,000 cash award. Three runners up will each receive a $250 cash award. The winning and runner up poems are published in the Spring issue. These poems and honorable mentions appear online. The Crimmins Prize celebrates risk, innovation, and emotional engagement. We especially encourage poets from underrepresented groups and backgrounds to send their work. philadelphiastories.org/poetry-contest/

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  • Posted November 7, 2022

    Open Call for Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, & Craft Essays

    • Deadline info Deadline: March 15, 2023
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Allium, A Journal of Poetry & Prose publishes three issues each year: two online issues (Fall and Summer) and one print issue (Spring). Allium accepts simultaneous submissions, requests a maximum page length of five pages for poetry, fifteen pages (3,750 words, double-spaced, using a 12 pt. Times Roman font) for craft essays, fiction, hybrid, nonfiction, and creative nonfiction, and does not seek previously published work. We publish diverse creative voices, BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and neurodiverse communities that have been underrepresented in literature, and recognized and emerging writers. Our submission period begins October 15 and ends March 15. Visit Submittable at: allium.submittable.com/submit.

  • Posted November 7, 2022

    Submit to the 2023 Emma Howell Rising Poet Prize

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Big Title Submit to the 2023 Emma Howell Rising Poet Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: November 18, 2022
      Willow Springs Books is seeking submissions for the Emma Howell Rising Poet Prize, a first poetry book prize for poets 35 years old and younger who have not yet published a book-length poetry manuscript. Poets who have previously published chapbooks are welcome to submit. 48 pages minimum. One manuscript per submission. Open for submissions from 6/20/2022 to 11/18/2022. The winner receives $2,000 plus publication in our Emma Howell Rising Poets series. wse.submittable.com/submit/228879/submit-to-the-2023-emma-howell-rising-poet-prize

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  • Posted November 7, 2022

    Our Doors are Open

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

    The Blue Mountain Review launched from Athens, Georgia in 2015 with the mantra, “We’re all south of somewhere.” As a journal of culture, the BMR strives to represent all life through its stories. Stories are vital to our survival. What we sing saves the soul. Our goal is to preserve and promote lives told well through prose, poetry, music, and the visual arts. We’ve published work from and interviews with Jericho Brown, Kelli Russell Agodon, Robert Pinsky, Rising Appalachia, Turkuaz, Michel Stone, Michael Flohr, Lee Herrick, Chen Chen, Michael Cudlitz, Pat Metheny, Melissa Studdard, Lyrics Born, Terry Kay, and Christopher Moore. bluemountainreview.submittable.com/submit

  • Posted September 30, 2022

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  • Posted August 18, 2022

    What Are You Reading?

    • Deadline info Deadline: Year-round
    • Genre Nonfiction, Reviews
    • Type Literary Site

    Have you been doing a lot of reading in your downtime? We’d love to hear about it. Whether it’s a new issue of your favorite lit mag, the book you’ve just added to your shelf, or one piece of poetry or prose that really spoke to you, we’re looking forward to your recommendations. Send an email with a brief review (125-200 words) and a short bio (25 words max) to . Please read through our newly revised guidelines carefully: newpagesblog.com/what-are-you-reading-reviewer-guidelines/.


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