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  • Posted July 05, 2022
  • L'Esprit Seeks Consciousness-Forward Fiction and Thought for Issue One
  • Deadline info Deadline: September 1, 2022
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Reviews, Translations
  • Type Magazine

L’Esprit Literary Review seeks submissions for Issue One, to appear online in October 2022. L’Esprit publishes consciousness-forward fiction and thought in the fearless, revolutionary tradition of High Modernism. We accept stories, personal essays, reviews, and criticism. In the spirit of James Joyce and Virginia Woolf, L’Esprit seeks to champion writing that investigates the turbulent underworld of the mind. We pride language-driven work that is fueled at the sentence level. Issue One will be our first full-length publication open to general submissions, after Issue Zero in April and a commemorative Bloomsday / Dalloway Day issue in June. lespritliteraryreview.org

  • Posted July 01, 2022
  • Call for Submissions: Jewish Fiction .net
  • Deadline info Deadline: Year-round
  • Genre Fiction, Translations
  • Type Magazine

Jewish Fiction .net, a prestigious literary journal, invites submissions for its Spring 2023 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 into, English) from around the world. In our first 11 years we have published over 500 stories or novel excerpts, originally written in 19 languages and on five continents, and we have readers in 140 countries. We’ve published such eminent authors as Elie Wiesel, Savyon Liebrecht, and Aharon Appelfeld, alongside many excellent, lesser-known writers. For submission details, please visit our Submissions page at www.jewishfiction.net/index.php/contactus/submission/.

  • Posted June 30, 2022
  • Wordrunner eChapbooks Seeks Mini-Fiction Collections
  • Deadline info Extended Deadline: July 15, 2022
  • Genre Fiction
  • Type Chapbook

Two fiction collections will be selected for our 2022 e-chapbook series, to be published in August and December, online and as epubs. Submit your manuscript by the extended deadline of July 15. Stories may be flash or longer, from 500 up to 5,000 words each. We’d like three to five stories, or if flash fiction, a maximum of 15. Maximum word count: 20,000. We will also consider novel excerpts, if the collection can stand alone. No genre fiction (horror, fantasy, mystery). See www.echapbook.com/submissions.html for detailed guidelines and Submittable link. Authors are paid $125 plus royalties. Submission fee: $8.

  • Posted June 30, 2022
  • Split Rock Press Seeks Poetry Chapbook Submissions
  • Deadline info Deadline: August 31, 2022
  • Genre Poetry
  • Type Chapbook

Split Rock Press is a micro press and an imprint of Split Rock Review. We host the Split Rock Chapbook Series and publish eco-friendly books that explore place, environment, and the relationship between humans and the natural world. We seek poetry chapbook manuscripts for publication in 2023. Payment is offered in the form of 10 copies, a 50% discount on additional author copies, and a complimentary copy of the other chapbooks published in 2023. Manuscript length: 16 - 30 pages. Simultaneous submissions OK. $8 submission fee. For more information and a full list of guidelines, visit: www.splitrockreview.org/press. Submit via Submittable.

  • Posted June 30, 2022
  • Submit for Interim's Print Issue
  • Deadline info Deadline: September 1, 2022
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art
  • Type Magazine

Interim is looking for poems, art, essays and short fiction devoted to music for the 2022 Print Issue. We’re interested in work that is not so much “about” music, but rather enacts or composes, it. Send 3-5 poems, an art work, essay, and/or short fiction to Claudia Keelan, Editor of Interim through our Submittable.

  • Posted June 30, 2022
  • Seeking Flash Writings, Poetry, and Art Based on Ephemera
  • Deadline info Deadline: August 1, 2022
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre
  • Type Magazine

How do you or your loved ones hold onto memories? Which objects transport you to another place or time? We are seeking work based on “ephemera.” These are collectible short-term use items, like playbills, stamps, event posters, ticket stubs, political leaflets, bumper stickers, and more. Submit your related flash fiction and memoir (up to 300 words) and poetry (up to 12 lines) in a single .doc or .docx file. Submit your visual art in a .jpg format. Send all submissions via email by August 1st. Preference will be given to Tempe-based, Tempe-connected, or Arizona-based artists for this issue; however, all are encouraged to submit. littlesomethingspress.com

  • Posted June 29, 2022
  • Split Rock Review Invites Submissions for Issue 19
  • Deadline info Deadline: August 31, 2022
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Comics, Reviews, Interviews
  • Type Magazine

Split Rock Review is a biannual, online journal that publishes poetry, short creative nonfiction and fiction, comics, hybrids, reviews and interviews, photography, and art that explore place, environment, and the relationship between humans and the natural world. We invite writers and artists to submit their best work for consideration in Issue 19 (Fall/Winter 2022). First 300 submissions are FREE during the months of June, July, and August. Expedited and Tip Jar submission options are also available each month. Simultaneous submissions are OK. For more info and submission guidelines, visit: www.splitrockreview.org/submit. Submit via Submittable.

  • Posted June 29, 2022
  • Kings River Review Call for 2-Year College Student Submissions
  • Deadline info Deadline: October 15, 2022
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Drama, Screenplay, Translations
  • Type Magazine

The Kings River Review publishes artwork, creative nonfiction, short fiction, and poetry of current 2-year community college students. Submission Deadlines: October 15 for the fall issue and March 15 for the spring issue. Submission requirements: up to 5 pieces of artwork and photography sent as .JPEG files; creative nonfiction and fiction of up to 3,000 words; and up to 5 poems. Go to kingsriverreview.com for full submission guidelines.

  • Posted June 27, 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 June 27, 2022
  • Global City Review Seeking Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry Submissions
  • Deadline info Deadline: July 25, 2022
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Type Magazine

Global City Review is seeking submissions for its 25th issue: Do We Have a Future? Each issue is organized around a broad theme and includes stories, poems, memoirs, interviews, essays, and artwork. Visit globalcitypress.com/contact-subscribe-submit/ for more details. Since 1993, Global City Review has published highly-acclaimed and award-winning writers alongside emerging writers, some of whom have since become celebrated bestselling authors. Writers have won The National Book Award, Guggenheim Fellowships, Pushcarts, an Edith Wharton Award, a PEN/Malamud Award, and Americas Poetry Festival’s Poet of the Year Award, among many other accolades. Visit our website to learn more.

  • Posted June 20, 2022
  • Actual Left Seeks Fiction, Nonfiction Focusing on Social Justice
  • Deadline info Deadline: Year-round
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction
  • Type Magazine

Actual Left Publications (formerly Xi Draconis Books) is seeking short stories, poems, and essays for the release of our first anthology. Submissions should focus on social justice issues. Our previous publications have dealt with apartheid in Israel, the need for political commitment in everyday life, the rise of Trump, the heinously unjust healthcare system in the United States, and the problems inherent in US criminal justice practices. So, if you feel you have a work that deals with capitalist hegemony, racism, climate change, misogyny, or any other social justice problem, consider submitting. For more info, head here: actualleft.com.

  • Posted June 20, 2022
  • RABBLE REVIEW - Leftist Arts & Letters - Summer 2022
  • Deadline info Deadline: July 15, 2022
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Comics, Reviews, Interviews, Translations
  • Type Magazine

As a leftist platform, we’re interested in works that critically examine the capitalist societies we live in, or explore visions of post-capitalist possibility. We publish cool fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, hybrid forms, essays, criticism, and all types of visual art. Bold and interesting narratives. Poetry that uses the auditory, visual, and semantic dimensions of language. We want to recognize our struggles—but also our joys; tell us about your shitty boss, but also the feeling you get when you clock out, about the way the sunset looks some days, about an evening spent with friends, or about nothing all. rabblereview.com

  • Posted June 15, 2022
  • Book of Matches Seeks Submissions
  • Deadline info Deadline: August 19, 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 June 15, 2022
  • What Are You Reading?
  • Deadline info Deadline: Year-round
  • Genre Nonfiction, Reviews
  • Type Literary Site

Have you been doing a lot of reading in your downtime? We’d love to hear about it. Whether it’s a new issue of your favorite lit mag, the book you’ve just added to your shelf, or one piece of poetry or prose that really spoke to you, we’re looking forward to your recommendations. Send an email with a brief review (125-200 words) and a short bio (25 words max) to . Please read through our newly revised guidelines carefully: newpagesblog.com/what-are-you-reading-reviewer-guidelines/.

  • Posted June 14, 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 June 09, 2022
  • Feminist Literary Zine About Eve and Religion Submissions Open
  • Deadline info Deadline: July 4, 2022
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Translations
  • Type Magazine

They Call Us (www.theycallus.com), a feminist magazine devoted to discussing everyday gender discrimination, is currently accepting free submissions of poetry, prose, art, and photography for our new edition, "They Call Us Eve." This edition will explore the roles women hold in religions from around the world. We accept analysis, retellings, and creative depictions of how you see these women emboldened in spiritual status. Let’s talk about what Eve started. You can read submission guidelines and other information on our website. All rights belong to the writers/artists and the word count is 800 words.

  • Posted June 09, 2022
  • Able Muse (Poetry, Prose, & Art) - Submission Now Open
  • Deadline info Deadline: July 15, 2022
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Reviews, Interviews, Translations
  • Type Magazine

Able Muse is now accepting submissions for our forthcoming issue, Winter 2022/2023. 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/submit/.

  • Posted June 09, 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, published annually in the fall, 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 June 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 June 08, 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 June 07, 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

  • Posted June 06, 2022
  • Divot is Reading for Summer Issues 5 and 6 Currently!
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Poetry
  • Type Magazine

Divotlit seeking submissions for Issues 5 and 6, coming Summer 2022. Please send us your best poems. We value fresh imagery, organic emotion, and the unexpected. See submission guidelines. We look forward to reading your work.

  • Posted June 06, 2022
  • Club Plum Seeks Art, Human/Women's Rights Pieces & More
  • Deadline info Deadline: June 30, 2022
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Cross-genre
  • Type Magazine

We need more beautiful art for our July issue! We also want to see your wonderful works on any topic, including those that portray experiences and concerns about Human Rights, Women’s Rights, Democracy and Freedom. Please read guidelines at clubplumliteraryjournal.com/submit/.

  • Posted June 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 June 06, 2022
  • Call for Submissions - Molecule: a tiny lit mag
  • Deadline info Deadline: July 15, 2022
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Reviews, Interviews, Translations
  • Type Magazine

Submissions open from 6/1/22 to 7/15/22. Replies by: 8/15/22. Send your work for the Fall 2022 issue of Molecule - a tiny lit mag. Poetry, prose, nonfiction, plays, reviews, and interviews in 50 words or less (including titles). Visual art work of tiny things like tea bags and toothpicks, or tiny paintings also wanted. Strict word count. Don’t try and trick us we have small minds. Send submissions (preferably in the body) via email, along with a 3rd person bio no more than 24 words (including name). moleculetinylitmag.art.blog

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