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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 Revive us with your fire!

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Chapbook Open-reading Period

Green Linden Press—named by Entropy Magazine as one of the best small presses—invites you to submit poetry chapbook manuscripts during the open-reading period, now through March 20. One or more manuscripts will be selected for publication in late 2023; authors…

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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

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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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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2023 New American Poetry Prize

2023 NEW AMERICAN POETRY PRIZE. $1,500 and book publication. Final judge: Jamaica Baldwin, author of Bone Language (forthcoming 2023). Extended Deadline: February 15, 2023. Minimum length: 48 pages (no maximum). Reading fee: $25. Online submissions only, please. Complete guidelines:

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…

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Dark Onus Lit is seeking Submissions for Inaugural Issue

Dark Onus Lit is an experimental, literary magazine which puts out micro-issues of poetry, short stories, flash fiction, audio and artwork. We are open year-round, read blindly, and do not charge reading fees. We appreciate dark-themed work. Our response time…

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Cleaver’s Form & Form-Breaking Poetry Contest

Judge: Diane Seuss. $500 First Prize; $250 Second Prize; $100 Third Prize. Deadline: March 31. Show us your poems that hold up the perfect iambic pentameter of a Shakespearean sonnet or crash it on the rocks of free verse. Show…

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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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Dark Onus Press seeks Unsolicited, Micro-sized Manuscripts

Dark Onus Press is an experimental, independent publishing house which produces short volumes of poetry, short stories, flash fiction, and artwork. We are open year-round, read blindly, do not charge reading fees and do not charge you for your first…

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Call for Submissions from Girls Worldwide

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,…

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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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Fleas On The Dog Submissions Open For Issue 13

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Heron Tree: Call for Found Poetry Submissions

Deadline extended to 15 February 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…


Burnside Review Press Book Contest Deadline Extended

Manuscripts of 50-100 pages of poetry will be accepted until January 15, 2023. 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 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,…

de Groot Foundation 2023 LANDO & Courage to Write Grants

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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Creation & Technology

NOMADartx Review would love to see your interpretations on the theme of “technology!” Our cross-disciplinary journal currently publishes one piece of visual art and one piece of writing (usually under 3500 words) monthly, and we like personal essays, paintings, poetry,…