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Walloon Writers Review Call for Submissions

Walloon Writers Review is designed to share on the reading table at the cottage, on the bookshelf of the cabin, on hand at camp, and can be found on the Michigan shelves of independent bookstores throughout the state. Writers and…

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Submit to Mistake House Magazine

Mistake House Magazine publishes fiction and poetry by students in graduate or undergraduate programs worldwide. We seek inventive work that speaks to the heart in a complex global context, including work expressive of documentary poetics. Submission window: October 15, 2022…

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First Pages Prize Opens March 1st!

First Pages Prize invites you to enter your first 5 pages of a longer work of fiction or creative nonfiction. Prizes in both fiction & creative nonfiction. Open to un-agented writers worldwide, the prize supports emerging writers with cash awards,…

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Grants for Writers. Apply Now!

If your writing explores issues and challenges of migration, immigration, or refugee experiences, you’re eligible to apply for the newly launched $7000 LANDO writer’s grants. The LANDO grants, in addition to the $7000 Courage to Write grants, are sponsored by…

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Clinch (Now a Paying Market) is Open for Submissions!

Clinch—A Martial Arts Literary Magazine is now open for Issue 3 submissions AND is now a paying market! Clinch is now paying a $15 compensation to contributing artists upon Issue 3’s publication. So send us your work that encompasses martial…

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2023 Tennessee Williams Contests: Poetry & Short Story

In commemorating Tennessee Williams’s 112th Birthday, the Tennessee Williams Museum in Key West, Florida, hosts a poetry and short story contest that is open to everyone. There is no specific theme for the 2023 writing competitions; however, your submission must…

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Split Rock Review Seeks Submissions for Issue 20

Split Rock Review is an online journal run by volunteers that love literature, art, and the wilderness. We feature poetry, short creative nonfiction and fiction, comics, hybrids,  interviews, book reviews, photography, and art that explore place, environment, and the relationship…

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The Anthony Grooms Prize in Short Fiction

The Headlight Review Presents: The Anthony Grooms Prize in Short Fiction, a literary award honoring the work and literary contributions by former Kennesaw State MAPW Director, Anthony Grooms. Winning Entry will receive $250 and 25 free copies of their story…

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Call for Submissions: Jewish Fiction .net

Jewish Fiction .net (www.jewishfiction.net), a prestigious literary journal, invites submissions for its Spring 2024 issue. We are the only English-language journal devoted exclusively to publishing Jewish fiction, and we showcase the finest contemporary Jewish-themed writing (either written in, or translated…

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Sunspot Lit Seeks Diverse Works

Sunspot Lit is one of the few journals publishing micro length up to longform fiction and nonfiction, graphic novels, and poetry alongside art. Our current open calls accept worksof prose, including scripts and screenplays, from 4 words up to 29,000…

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Prime Number Magazine Awards for Poetry and Short Fiction

$1,000 first prize in each category plus publication in Prime Number Magazine. Two Runners-up in each category also published in Prime Number Magazine. Reading fee $15. Poetry judged by Felicia Mitchell, author of Waltzing with Horses. Short Fiction judged by…

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The Nimrod Literary Awards in Fiction and Poetry

Submissions are open for the Nimrod Literary Awards, the Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry and the Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction, with prizes of $2,000 and $1,000 and publication, as well as Awards Ceremony readings. Finalists and selected semi-finalists…

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New American Voices Award for Immigrant Writers

The $5,000 post-publication book prize from Fall for the Book and the Institute for Immigration Research recognizes prose works that illuminate the complexity of the human experience as told by immigrants. Two finalists each will receive $1,000. All finalists will…

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Woodcrest Magazine Call for Submissions

With the events that occurred earlier this year regarding the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe vs Wade, we’ve had to participate in some difficult conversations regarding human rights, bodily autonomy, and protecting historically marginalized communities from being violated. We at…

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Main Squeeze Submissions Call

We want prose with steel-toed boots and grandma candies in its pocket. Poetry that molds soft bellies into something with feet for brain walking. Nonfiction with a shovel in its car for ease of burying the body. Just make it…

The 2023 Orison Prizes in Poetry & Fiction

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,…

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

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…

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Wanted: Poems and Flash Fiction

Cloudbank awards a $200 prize for one poem or flash fiction in each issue. Deadline for Cloudbank 17 submissions is February 28, 2023. Full guidelines—and more—at www.cloudbankbooks.com. Revive us with your fire!

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Call for Long COVID Anthology Submissions!

Currently seeking submissions from American long-haulers who would like to contribute short stories, commentary, letters, essays or poetry. This opportunity is NOT restricted to professional or published writers! The anthology is by and for long-haulers and will serve as a…

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Qua Magazine Seeks Submissions for Winter 2023 Issue

Qua Literary and Fine Arts Magazine is a student-run publication of the University of Michigan-Flint. Founded over 50 years ago, we invite submissions of Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Poetry, Visual Arts, Photography, etc. from anyone living in the state of Michigan.…

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Submit Now to Able Muse (Poetry, Fiction, Essays & More)

Able Muse is now accepting submissions for our forthcoming issue, Winter 2023 Submit poetry, fiction, essays, book reviews, art, and photography. Submission opens yearly January 1 and closes July 15. Read our guidelines and submit at www.ablemuse.com

About Place Journal Call for Submissions: On Rivers

Each issue of About Place Journal, the arts publication of the Black Earth Institute, focuses on a specific theme. From February 1st to April 15th we’ll be accepting submissions for our Spring 2023 issue On Rivers. Our mission: to have…

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Club Plum Seeks Works for April 2023 Issue

Club Plum publishes 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…

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Submit to the Santa Clara Review

The Santa Clara Review publishes a wide variety of work from all over the world. Our magazine is open to all and is especially interested in writing and art from Black writers, Indigenous writers, LGBT+ writers, and writers of color.…

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Consequence Reading Period Now Open

The reading period for Consequence Volume 15.2 is now open. As always, we are after any and all literary work or visual art that deals with the human consequences and realities of war or geopolitical violence. We are especially interested…

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Georgia Author of the Year Awards

The Georgia Author of the Year Awards (GAYA) celebrates the best literature by Georgia writers. Published authors from or currently residing in Georgia are eligible for nomination. Awards in a variety of categories are announced and presented in June at…

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$1,000 Gemini Magazine Short Story Prize

Gemini Magazine 14th Annual Short Story Contest. Winner receives $1,000 and publication for a story of any length, subject or writing style. Traditional or experimental. Second prize: $100. Three honorable mentions: $25 each. Entry fee: $8. All five winners will…

Emerald City Seeks Fiction

Emerald City, an online quarterly of fiction, seeks compelling, original stories for our upcoming spring and summer issues. Fiction can be of any genre or style; as long as the stories are character-driven and hard to put down, we want…

Book of Matches Seeks Submissions

Book of Matches Seeks Submissions

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…

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Our Doors are Open

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…