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  • Posted September 26, 2022
  • table//FEAST Literary Magazine Now Seeking Subs for Issue 2
  • Deadline info Deadline: October 31, 2022; 11:59 p.m. Central Time
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Translations
  • Type Magazine

table//FEAST Literary Magazine seeks unpublished work from new, emerging voices and established writers. We pay per poem, translation, prose piece, and art piece. We do not charge fees. We do not have a specific theme. With payout categories, we make a percentile matched donation and send the funds to a nonprofit tied to food or nourishment in some form. Shake or stir us. Defy what is palatable. Shock us with the essence of your work & technique. All are welcome to the table. tablefeastlitmag.com/trypartakesubmissionsguidelines

  • Posted September 26, 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 September 26, 2022
  • BreakBread Magazine Looking for Work From Young Creatives
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Comics
  • Type Magazine

BreakBread Magazine is a magazine for all young creatives between the ages of 13 and 25. We are always looking for vivid, timely poetry, nonfiction, short stories, comics, and visual arts (photography, illustrated narratives, and hybrid work) that explore new directions in arts and letters. Submissions are always free. Visit breakbreadproject.submittable.com/submit to send us your work. Check out our website for more information.

  • Posted September 22, 2022
  • Vilas Avenue Open for Poetry Submissions to Issue Three
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Poetry
  • Type Magazine

Vilas Avenue publishes well-crafted poetry at the intersection of language & movement. We are currently open for poetry submissions to Issue Three. Submit 1-3 poems pasted into the body of an e-mail to with the subject line “Poetry submission”. Please include a brief bio. You’ll hear back within 2-4 months, if not much sooner. Full submission guidelines here: vilasavenue.com/submissions-2/. Thank you for considering Vilas Avenue as a potential outlet for your work!

  • Posted September 19, 2022
  • ISSUED: stories by active-duty military, veterans, and family members
  • Deadline info Deadline: November 11, 2022
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Comics
  • Type Magazine

ISSUED is looking for stories by active-duty military, veterans, and family members—specifically, poetry and flash prose (fiction or memoir) that expresses the spectrum of experiences within military life—e.g. gender and sexuality, BIPOC experiences, physical and mental health, combat, enlisting and separating, family and relationships, and reintegration into society. We’re also accepting visual art in any genre (up to 5 pieces). Submit up to 5 poems or 2 pieces of flash prose (1000 words or fewer) in a single word doc to by November 11, 2022. Please include a bio (100 words or less) that includes your military affiliation. issuedjournal.wordpress.com

  • Posted September 19, 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 September 15, 2022
  • Barzakh Open for Poetry, Prose, and Visual Art Submissions
  • Deadline info Deadline: October 31, 2022
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Reviews, Interviews, Translations, Audio
  • Type Magazine

Barzakh Literary Magazine is an online, multi-genre journal with an internationalist stance, and we are currently accepting art, poetry, and prose submissions for our Winter 2023 issue! The work we publish transcends borders and boundaries of all kinds, and we are especially interested in anything that is innovative, uncategorizable, and socially engaged. We will be open for submissions until Oct. 31st, 2022. Please see our Submission Guidelines for more information. barzakhmag.net

  • Posted September 13, 2022
  • Call for January Issue
  • Deadline info Deadline: October 1, 2022
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction
  • Type Magazine

January issue. Accepting September 1 – October 1. Duotrope preferred. For the best idea of what interests us please read current issue at www.riddlebird.com. 650-5000 words, limit one submission. We are interested in three categories. Literary Fiction: George Saunders, Souvankham Thammavongsa, and E.C. Osondu. Personal Essays: memoirist’s essay that has achieved distance and shares a newfound insight - eg. Gornick “the situation and the story.” Literary Genre Fiction: eg, westerns, Charles Portis. We do not accept poetry, flash, reprints. Include brief cover letter and third person bio. International authors encouraged! We request North American Serial Rights which revert to you.

  • Posted September 13, 2022
  • Submit to the Santa Clara Review
  • Deadline info Deadline: October 12, 2022
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Translations
  • Type Magazine

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. Writers–send us your best poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, including flash pieces, humor, satire, short screenplays and plays, and hybrid works. Visual artists–send us art to fill the 12 pages of full-color art and photography we publish each issue. For further submission guidelines and details, please visit santaclarareview.com.

  • Posted September 13, 2022
  • Blueline Seeks Exceptional Nature Writing
  • Deadline info Deadline: November 30, 2022
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Type Magazine

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 open until November 30. Decisions mid-February. Payment in copies. Simultaneous submissions accepted if identified as such. Please notify if your submission is placed elsewhere. Electronic submissions encouraged, as Word files, via email. Please identify the genre in the subject line. Further information at bluelineadkmagazine.org.

  • Posted September 13, 2022
  • Call For Submissions: Fiction, Essays, Photography, Art, Poetry, Digital Storytelling
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Comics, Interviews, Audio, Video
  • Type Magazine

The objective of Nzuri (meaning Beautiful/Fine in Swahili) is to promote the artistic, aesthetic, creative, and scholarly work consistent with the values and ideals of Umoja community. African American and Other Writers and Artists are urged to submit their best written or artistic work for consideration. Check out open submission opportunities for Nzuri Journal of Coastline College at Submittable. We are now accepting submissions in all categories for the Fall 2022 issue. Essays and fictional pieces should be a maximum of 4,000 words.

  • Posted September 12, 2022
  • Food, Power, and Powerlessness
  • Deadline info Deadline: December 1, 2022
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Type Magazine

Our Issue #2 invites you to present a sensory description of food—show us what it looks, tastes, smells, feels, sounds like—while also examining how food intersects with power and powerlessness. Send us your poems, short stories, flash fiction, creative nonfiction, and essays that examine food production and imperialism, the industrialization of food production, food abundance, food insecurity/scarcity, food deserts, food sovereignty, how food relates to colonialism/nationalism, farm workers, food and cultural heritage, food preparation and gender, and more. See guidelines at thedecolonialpassage.net.

  • Posted September 12, 2022
  • Speckled Trout Review: Freedom
  • Deadline info Deadline: November 7, 2022
  • Genre Poetry
  • Type Magazine

The poet Robert Frost remarked: “Freedom lies in being bold.” For our Fall 2022 (4.2) print issue of Speckled Trout Review, we are looking for your best, bold poems on the theme of FREEDOM. Submit up to 4 poems to . PLEASE NOTE: Attachments will go unread. Speckled Trout Review is not the platform for poems with overt political messages. Specific guidelines can be found at speckledtroutreview.com/2019/08/04/welcome-to-my-blog/.

  • Posted September 12, 2022
  • Garfield Lake Review Seeks Submissions for Spring 2023 Issue
  • Deadline info Deadline: October 9, 2022
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics
  • Type Magazine

The Garfield Lake Review is now accepting submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and art for our 53rd edition. We accept art in any form that may be reproduced on a page. Submissions are open from September 1 to October 9. This year's theme is "atmosphere." This can pertain to the physical atmosphere in the sky or be more of a tone or mood. Interpret it as you will! We are looking for work that is engaging and striking. No reading fees, and contributors receive a complimentary copy. Make sure your work is seen for its full potential and submit to the Garfield Lake Review. To submit go to www.garfieldlakereview.com.

  • Posted September 12, 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 September 12, 2022
  • Parhelion Annual Halloween Issue
  • Deadline info Deadline: September 30, 2022
  • Genre Fiction
  • Type Magazine

It’s time for Halloween submissions! Parhelion is on the hunt for wonderfully creepy, keep-me-up-at-night, goosebump raising short stories—big bonus if the setting is Halloween/fall. Looking for smart stories that make the reader think twice. Not looking for genre horror or gory, violent, or extreme fantasy pieces. Check out our archives for the stories we’ve published in the past. (Please note, the Halloween Issue is short story only, poetry and CNF are not open at this time.) This is one of our favorite issues, so we’re looking forward to seeing your work!

  • Posted September 08, 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 September 08, 2022
  • The Hamilton Stone Review Is Open for Submissions 9-8-22 through 10-8-22
  • Deadline info Deadline: October 8, 2022
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Type Magazine

The Hamilton Stone Review opens for poetry and prose submissions for the Fall 2022 Issue #47 on September 8, 2022 and closes Saturday, October 8, 2022. Submissions may close early if the issue fills. Poetry submissions should be e-mailed only to Kevin Stein at with "HSR" in the subject line. Fiction and nonfiction submissions should be e-mailed as an attachment only to Dorian Gossy at . For more information, please see www.hamiltonstone.org/hsr.html#submissions.

  • Posted September 08, 2022
  • Thuya Poetry Review (Deadline Extended Through September)
  • Deadline info Deadline: September 30, 2022
  • Genre Poetry
  • Type Magazine

Thuya Poetry Review is extending its deadline for issue two submissions. Thuya, an aromatic wood of the coniferous variety, once used for ritual burnings, is assumed to be derived from the Greek word thuein, meaning to sacrifice, and is referenced in The Book of Kings as the wood Solomon used to craft pillars and harps for praising Yahweh. From these associations, Thuya Poetry Review gleaned its guiding principles: ritual, burning, sacrifice, and craft. Thuya is dedicated to publishing the highest quality craft of both emerging and established poets. thuyapoetryreview.org

  • Posted September 08, 2022
  • Awakenings Review Seeks Poetry, Fiction, & Nonfiction
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Photography
  • 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 2023), is one of the nation's leading journals of this genre. Mental illness and literature have a long association. At The Awakenings Review, our aim is to both provide a forum for our contributors and a vehicle of insight for our readers. Refer to our submission guidelines at www.AwakeningsProject.org.

  • Posted September 07, 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 07, 2022
  • Rockvale Review Open for Poetry, Short Fiction, and CNF Submissions
  • Deadline info Deadline: September 30, 2022
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Type Magazine

Rockvale Review is an online literary journal associated with Rockvale Writers' Colony, a retreat center in middle Tennessee. We're seeking bold (like a rock) and vulnerable (like a vale) writing for Issue Nine in the genres of poetry, short fiction, and CNF. The unthemed issue will be published in November 2022. We read blind, so no names on the work please. Submission fee - $2.50. Please follow all the guidelines listed on our website. We look forward to reading your work. rockvalereview.com/submissions/

  • Posted September 06, 2022
  • Submit to Clinch—A Martial Arts Literary Magazine
  • Deadline info Deadline: September 30, 2022
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Comics
  • Type Magazine

After a very successful first issue, Clinch is now open to submissions for Issue 2 through September 30th! Send us your work that displays the good, bad, and eccentric qualities of martial arts. If it’s good writing, and encompasses the martial arts/combat sports—including boxing—in any way, shape, or form, we want it. Visit our website clinchlit.com to view Issue 1 and submit to Issue 2. We'll see you there!

  • Posted September 06, 2022
  • Works Progress Calling for Fiction Submissions
  • Deadline info Deadline: Year-round
  • Genre Fiction
  • Type Literary Site

We are a Substack publishing short fiction about anything bigger than yourself: stories about astronauts, ICU nurses, politics, protests, alternate histories, big-world calamities, juicy personal dramas and the people who experience them. Fiction with dynamic characters who do interesting things. We don’t think stories should be slogs. We do not publish quiet stories about divorce. We pay our writers, and have published work from writers such as Hannah Assadi, Juhea Kim, Robert Lopez and more. Submit via email (guidelines here) and visit our archives at worksprogress.substack.com/archive.

  • Posted September 01, 2022
  • Chestnut Review Invites Submissions Year Round
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art
  • Type Magazine

Chestnut Review (“for stubborn artists”) invites submissions year round of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art, and photography. We offer free submissions for poetry (3 poems), flash fiction (<1000 words), and art/photography (20 images); $5 submissions for fiction/nonfiction (<5k words), or 4-6 poems. Published artists receive $120. Notification in <30 days or submission fee refunded. We appreciate stories in every genre we publish. All issues free online which illustrates what we have liked, but we are always ready to be surprised by the new! chestnutreview.com

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