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New Letters Editor’s Choice Award: $1,000 + Publication

This year New Letters’ editors are looking to read your best short narratives, whether they are stories, essays, poems, or hybrid forms. The only requirement is that each entry must be brief—1,000 words or fewer. Submit your work via Submittable…

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Speckled Trout Review: A Call for Submissions!

Speckled Trout Review has chosen For the Ages as its theme for Fall 2023 (5.2) print issue. We’ve all heard the phrase, “that’s one for the ages,” which suggests a strange, extraordinary, fantastical, or confounding event, situation, or tale that…

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Submit to Grailing Press

Writers, submit to Grailing, an online literary magazine for short fiction, poetry, flash, cnf, and criticism. Submit at

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Call for Submissions: Valley Voices Spring 2024

The spring 2024 issue of Valley Voices will run a special issue on The Southern Crossroads. The crossroads in the South can be real, metaphorical or cultural, leading one to find peace or tranquility, witness social or political conflicts, explore…

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Blueline Seeks Exceptional Nature Writing

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. Submissions window is open until November 30. Decisions mid-February.…

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IvyZen University Admissions Scholarship Program

IvyZen offers a college admissions consulting scholarship every year to high-achieving, creative writing students who are financially disadvantaged and cannot afford private college admissions consulting. The free services are worth over $20,000 and we have an excellent track record of…

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Plant-Human Quarterly Seeks Poems and Essays for Upcoming Issues

Plant-Human Quarterly reads year-round. We seek unpublished or published poetry and essays that explore the myriad ways writers manifest their relationship to the botanical world—whether through heavily researched pieces, keen observation, or more intuitive ways of knowing—that attempt to communicate…

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Interim Poetics: The Test Site Poetry Prize

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 a $1,000 award and their…

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Eyelands Book Awards 2023

Grand prize for published books: Five-day holiday in Athens plus a special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards. Grand prize for unpublished books: Translation into Greek and publication from Strange Days Books. Ten more prizes, one for each…

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The Prologue—Submit to our Autumn Issue!

The Prologue is a journal dedicated to expressing students’ views regarding a few of the United Nations’ 17 Goals for Sustainable Development—specifically, those related to public health and the environmental crisis. We would be excited to receive work of any…

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The Sucarnochee Review Open for Submissions

The Sucarnochee Review at the University of West Alabama is open for submissions of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. NO fee to submit and we are open to any style. Send no more than 5 poems or 25 pages of prose…


Exploration and Recovery: Mental Illness and The Awakenings Review

The Awakenings Review is an award-winning literary magazine committed to publishing poetry, short stories, nonfiction, and photography by writers, poets, and artists who write from experience with mental illness: either in themselves, family members, or friends. Located in the Chicago…

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Magazine1 is Open for Submissions!

Magazine1 wants to showcase work that challenges our ingrained understanding of what writing is as well as who it is that is writing. While we are not an explicitly experimental journal and are happy to receive submissions that practice traditional…

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Vern Rutsala Book Contest 2024

A prize of $1,000 is awarded, plus publication of the manuscript and 50 free books. Submit 60 to 90 pages of poetry and/or flash fiction, including Table of Contents and Acknowledgments pages. Reading fee is $25. Electronic and postal submissions…

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Dark Onus Lit Seeks Submissions Year Round

Dark Onus Lit is an experimental micro-zine, seeking submissions year round. We publish micro-issues of poetry, flash fiction, short stories, artwork, and audio. We are seeking challenging and engaging work from around the world.

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Girls Right the World Issue Eight Call for Submissions

Girls Right the World is a literary journal inviting girls and young, gender-expansive writers and artists, ages 14–21, to submit work for consideration for the eighth annual issue. We believe girls’ voices transform the world for the better. We accept…

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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…

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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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The Garfield Lake Review: Open for Submissions

The Garfield Lake Review is a literary magazine based out of The University of Olivet that accepts work from around the world. Submissions open Sept. 6-Oct. 6 for 2023. The 2023 theme for the journal is “Humanity.” We accept a…

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Qua Magazine Seeks Submissions for Fall 2023 Semester

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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Writers to Compete for A Hotel Room of Their Own

You had me at room service! What writer wouldn’t want to attend the wildly popular Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop and spend two additional all-expenses-paid weeks at a hotel to write? Free room service. A housekeeping staff. An omelette bar. A…

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Goldilocks Zone: $500 for Authors/Artists

Sunspot Lit seeks a short story, essay, novel or novella excerpt, artwork, graphic novel, or poem that combines excellence in craft with reader or audience appeal. Literary and genre works accepted; all nonfiction categories (travel, memoir, lyric essay, etc.) accepted.…