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  • Posted July 19, 2019
  • Willawaw Journal Fall Submission Window: August 1 through September 1
  • Deadline info Deadline: September 1, 2019
  • Genre Poetry, Art
  • Type Magazine

The current prompt is from Poet Laureate Joanne Townsend, “Somewhere near Odessa, 1900.” The editor invites you to explore your departure(s) to points unknown, whether as an immigrant, asylum seeker, climate refugee, or perhaps a college student or “empty-nester.” We are a planet of moving populations, now more than ever. Please share your story. (General Submissions are always welcome.) See guidelines (willawawjournal.com/call-for-submissions/) and send your submissions to .

  • Posted July 17, 2019
  • Seeking Essays On The Pursuit of Beauty
  • Deadline info Deadline: September 16, 2019
  • Genre Nonfiction
  • Type Magazine

To seek beauty is human. We at Critical Read want to celebrate that. We are looking for personal essays on the lengths you have gone in search of something beautiful. Have you gone on a journey in pursuit of beauty? Was there a piece of art or a performance you just had to see or hear? Simply put, what do you think is the most beautiful artistic journey you have been on? Essays should be fewer than 2,000 words. The deadline is Sept. 16. Compensation is $250. Submissions should be made at criticalread.submittable.com/submit.

  • Posted July 16, 2019
  • Call for Submissions: Glintmoon
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Poetry
  • Type Magazine

Glintmoon is a literary journal dedicated to publishing innovative poetry of ten lines or fewer. We are a diversity-oriented publication and encourage submissions from underrepresented voices. In particular, we're looking for work that considers race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, identity, and disability in original and meaningful ways. Give us fervent, unorthodox poetry that stretches and reimagines what the short form is and what it can do. Currently reading for our August 2019 issue. No submissions fees. We pay $5 per poem. For our complete submissions guidelines, visit glintmoon.com/submissions/.

  • Posted July 16, 2019
  • Fleas on the Dog Issue 4
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Drama
  • Type Magazine

SUBMISSIONS CALL/ISSUE 4/JULY 16-SEPT 16/PUBLISHES OCT 1
Oh drat! The possibly famous, definitely infamous dude quintet is back! Yes, the boyz are once again itchin’ for your fiction and nonfiction (even plays) for the soon to be notorious Issue 4. QUALITY junk that blows the gasket, leaves the competition in the casket! We take pretty much anything (but not everything) and if we like what you submit we’ll be all over you; if we don’t, we’ll print it, shred it and compost it. See fleasonthedog.com for guidelines. PS: If your mother likes your writing we probably won’t.

  • Posted July 15, 2019
  • Palooka Seeks Chapbooks, Prose, Poetry, Art, Photography, Comics
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics, Translations
  • Type Magazine

Palooka is an international literary magazine. We've featured writers, artists, and photographers from the United States, Canada, India, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Spain, Israel, Finland, Italy, and Austria. We're always seeking unique chapbooks, fiction, poetry, nonfiction, artwork, photography, graphic narratives, and comic strips. Give us your best shot! Submissions open year-round. palookamag.com

  • Posted July 15, 2019
  • The American Journal of Poetry Volume 8 Call for Submissions
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Poetry
  • Type Magazine

Now reading for Volume Eight. Please visit us to read our previous volumes filled with poems from poets the world over, from the first-published to the most acclaimed in literature. A unique voice is highly prized. Be bold, uncensored, take risks. Our hallmark is "STRONG Rx MEDICINE." We are the home of the long poem! No restrictions as to subject matter, style, or length. Published biannually online. Submissions accepted through our online submission manager, Submittable; a submission fee is charged. theamericanjournalofpoetry.com

  • Posted July 15, 2019
  • Dirty Paws Poetry Review Seeking Submissions For Fourth Issue
  • Deadline info Deadline: August 31, 2019
  • Genre Poetry
  • Type Magazine

Dirty Paws Poetry Review is seeking poetry for its fourth issue! As always, we're a space for women, LGBTQ+, and POC. We look forward to reading your work! dirtypawspoetry.com

  • Posted July 15, 2019
  • Voice of Eve Accepting Women's Poetry and Art
  • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.
  • Genre Poetry, Art, Photography
  • Type Magazine

Voice of Eve is a magazine dedicated to women's poetry and artwork. We celebrate women, their spirit, and their expression through art. Please read guidelines at www.voiceofeve.net/submissions before submitting. We look forward to seeing your most beautiful and precious work.

  • Posted July 15, 2019
  • Hoxie Gorge Review seeks Submissions of Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction
  • Deadline info Deadline: October 15, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Type Magazine

Hoxie Gorge Review is a new online literary journal, committed to publishing innovative poetry, fiction, and nonfiction by both emerging and established contemporary writers. We seek poetry, short fiction, and nonfiction for our first issue. We seek work that compels us, that challenges us, that breaks us open. Send us your best. No fee to submit. For more information, visit hoxiegorgereview.com. To submit, visit hoxiegorgereview.submittable.com/submit. Simultaneous submissions accepted. Deadline October 15.

  • Posted July 10, 2019
  • 2019 Mizmor Anthology Spiritually Engaged Poems
  • Deadline info Deadline: August 15, 2019
  • Genre Poetry
  • Type Magazine

Mizmor Anthology editors consider original-unpublished works by writers from all parts of the world. We are interested in spiritually engaged poems from a broad range of perspectives. We like accessible works that find fresh meaning in old traditions that recognize the challenges of our generation. We evaluate works on several levels, including its skillful use of craft; its ability to hold interest; and layers of meaning. www.poeticapublishing.com

  • Posted July 10, 2019
  • Zizzle Literary Seeks Diverse Voices for 2020 Special Edition
  • Deadline info Submissions: Rolling
  • Genre Fiction
  • Type Magazine

PAY: $100/flash story; $250 /short story. Fee: $3. Length: 500 – 1,000 words/flash story, or 2,000 – 4,500 words/short story. Submission Guidelines: zizzlelit.com. Do you share our mission to cultivate young literature lovers? We publish literary fiction that appeals to kids from age 11 to teens and grown-ups. Selected pieces may be illustrated. Notable contributors include two O. Henry Award winners, Karen Heuler and Merrill Joan Gerber. Subscribe to our newsletter: zizzlelit.com/sign-up.

  • Posted July 10, 2019
  • Call for Submissions: Nonfiction, Poetry, Photos about China
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Nonfiction, Poetry, Photography
  • Type Magazine

Brush Talks is a journal of creative nonfiction, photography, and occasional poetry related to China. We are currently seeking submissions for our next issue, to be published in the fall of 2019. This can take many forms: general essays, travel essays, profiles, memoir, and narrative nonfiction. We seek submissions about places, people, history, culture, the arts, science and technology — anything related to China that is well written, creative, and true (we do not publish fiction). No submission fee. Please visit our website for more information and read the guidelines before submitting: brushtalks.com.

  • Posted July 09, 2019
  • Send Your Noise to petrichor ://: text _ image
  • Deadline info Deadline: August 31, 2019
  • Genre Poetry, Cross-genre, Comics, Interviews, Audio
  • Type Magazine

For petrichor #12, we want you hear you when you're most afraid to sing & scream about love, about rage, when you need to the most. We want the burn & the tears. The unsung become outspoken, that's who we want to read. petrichor also welcomes visual static and text/image splices. If you aren't seeing yourself out there, send yourself here. petrichormag.com

  • Posted July 09, 2019
  • iō Literary Journal: Call for Submissions for Volume 2!
  • Deadline info Deadline: August 31, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics, Translations
  • Type Magazine

iō Literary Journal was founded in 2018 with the aim of showcasing an array of artistic expression and creative writing pieces from individuals whose voices are underrepresented, and those who may not have traditional writing or artistic backgrounds. iō Literary Journal is back for Volume 2 and will be accepting submissions to its second print volume up until August 31, 2019. Submit at: ioliteraryjournal.submittable.com.

  • Posted July 09, 2019
  • Bridge: The Bluffton University Literary Journal Seeking Submissions!
  • Deadline info Deadline: August 31, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Drama, Screenplay, Comics
  • Type Magazine

Bridge: The Bluffton University Literary Journal is a magazine of arts and letters compiled by Bluffton's English and Writing Program. We're currently reading submissions for our Spring 2020 print issue and would love to hear from you! Bridge accepts original, unpublished work by artists and writers age 14-24. We're looking for stunning stuff: send us your short fiction, creative nonfiction/memoir, journalism, poetry, plays for stage and screen, comics, and fine art. Bridge is committed to showcasing the brilliance of young creatives from around the world. Check us out at: bridgebluffton.submittable.com/submit.

  • Posted July 09, 2019
  • The Revolution (Relaunch) Seeks Socially Engaged Writing
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre
  • Type Magazine

The Revolution (Relaunch) is a revisionary, radical, and creative resurgence of the women’s rights newspaper founded by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony (1868-1872). We're interested in flash with a socio-political bent—from work that engages with literature and film to current events and politics. We also publish memoir and poetry. If you’re inspired to produce evocative, first-person, social-justice oriented writing—sexual, racial, economic, border-related, or other—then we’d love the opportunity to read your work. All prose submissions should be under 750 words. Submit no more than one piece of prose and no more than three poems or three pieces of visual art to . therevolutionrelaunch.com

  • Posted July 08, 2019
  • the tiny journal
  • Deadline info Deadline: August 1, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Type Magazine

the tiny journal is an annual online literary magazine that publishes beautiful and short works of flash fiction, micro-essays, and poems. We're looking to publish works by future literary stars like you. Submission guidelines at www.thetinyjournal.org.

  • Posted July 08, 2019
  • Fictive Dream Call for Submissions
  • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.
  • Genre Fiction
  • Type Magazine

Fictive Dream is open to submissions all year round. We’re interested in short stories with a contemporary feel (500 – 2,500 words). We especially like stories that give an insight into the human condition; stories that focus on those moments that change people’s lives. They may be on any subject. They may be challenging, dramatic, playful, exhilarating, or cryptic. Above all, they must be well-crafted and compelling. fictivedream.com

  • Posted July 08, 2019
  • Parhelion Literary Magazine: Submissions Open for our Fall Issue!
  • Deadline info Deadline: August 31, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Type Magazine

The Parhelion staff loves Halloween and we're excited about the October issue because we're going dark. It's a theme! For some general guidelines, keep in mind we skew literary/upmarket. Think Henry James's Turn of the Screw and Shirley Jackson's The Lottery. We're not looking for blatant horror or vampires and werewolves (we do, however, like ghost stories and witches and magical realism). We're looking for smart, complex, thought-provoking pieces that weave in elements of the spooky season. We can't wait to read what you come up with for our Halloween issue. Knock our socks off with your spellbinding tales! parhelionliterary.com

  • Posted July 08, 2019
  • Anne of Green Gables Fan Issue
  • Deadline info Deadline: September 30, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Cross-genre
  • Type Magazine

Fiction, nonfiction (centered around author Lucy Maud Montgomery, Prince Edward Island, etc.), poetry, and artwork. All submissions must revolve around the character(s) in the Anne of Green Gables books or first Kevin Sullivan movie starring Megan Follows. Time period can vary from past to future. We welcome unique, experimental, and/or lyrical work. Finish someone's story, add to it, transport them to another time, etc. ALL THINGS ANNE! We are loving this theme and want to see it explored. We may choose one Editor's Choice award. This will be an online issue. Please submit! www.portyonderpress.com/all-things-anne---issue-9.html

  • Posted July 03, 2019
  • Call for Submissions: Anthology of Contemporary Chicanx Writers
  • Deadline info Deadline: August 1, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Type Anthology

Cutthroat, A Journal Of The Arts and The Black Earth Institute are collaborating to publish an anthology of Contemporary Chicanx Writing. We want writing that goes deep into the culture and reveals heritage in new ways. We want work that is puro Chicanx which is more attitude than racial or ethnic identity; it may overlap with other Latinx cultures. We don’t ask for identification beyond exploration of that attitude and everything in between. Our focus on Chicanx culture that has been a large part of this country for hundreds of years and is still under-explored and understood only at a distance by the dominant culture. We are calling for poems and prose. Submit up to 5 poems with a 100 word limit per poem, one prose piece up to 4000 words by August 1, 2019. Do not submit more than once in any genre. Online submissions only at www.cutthroatmag.com. Payment in contributor copies. All book profits will be donated to worthy nonprofit organizations helping immigrants from Mexico and Central America. Editorial Board includes Luis Alberto Urrea, Carmen Tafolla, Matt Mendez, Octavio Quintanilla, Edward Vidaurre, Beth Alvarado, Terry Acevedo and Denise Chavez. Publication is planned for 2020.

  • Posted July 03, 2019
  • Call for Submissions: Experimental Art and Multimedia Wanted
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Audio, Video
  • Type Magazine

Angry Old Man Magazine seeks avant-garde art and multimedia for its upcoming issues (8 and 9). AOM accepts anything out of the norm and experimental. This includes e-literature, experimental music/video, and all forms of multimedia. Anything weird and quirky that "respectable" journals refuse to publish. If it's good, we will publish it, no matter the medium. Submit your work to: angryoldmanmagazine.com/submissions/.

  • Posted July 03, 2019
  • Steel Toe Review: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Mixed Media
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Comics, Reviews, Interviews, Audio, Video
  • Type Magazine

Seeking fiction, nonfiction, poetry, short plays, and mixed media work for a Southern-themed online journal. Possibility of future publication in a print version of the journal also. We would love to highlight the diversity of the American South and welcome submissions from ALL writers with any Southern connection. steeltoereview.com

  • Posted July 03, 2019
  • Driftwood Press: Now Paying Contributors (Novella Submissions Now Open)
  • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Interviews
  • Type Magazine

John Updike once said, "Creativity is merely a plus name for regular activity. Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or better." At Driftwood Press, we are actively searching for artists who care about doing it right, or better. We are excited to receive your submissions and will diligently work to bring you the best in novellas, graphic novels, craft essays, short fiction, poetry, graphic narrative, photography, art, and interviews. We also offer our submitters a premium option to receive an acceptance or rejection letter within one week of submission; many authors are offered editorships and interviews. www.driftwoodpress.net

  • Posted July 02, 2019
  • Year- round Open Submissions for Large Readership
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre
  • Type Magazine

Send us your zany, innovative best fiction, poetry, and CNF. We publish bimonthly, and year round. We at Bending Genres also host monthly weekend workshops and retreats. www.bendinggenres.com

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