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  • Posted November 15, 2018
  • Call for Submissions - great weather for MEDIA
  • Deadline info Deadline: January 15, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre, Drama
  • Type Magazine

great weather for MEDIA seeks poetry, flash fiction, short stories, dramatic monologues, and creative nonfiction for our annual print anthology. Our focus is on the fearless, the unpredictable, and the experimental. Please visit our website for guidelines:

  • Posted November 15, 2018
  • Bridge: Calling Young Writers & Artists!
  • Deadline info Deadline: February 15, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Comics, Interviews
  • Type Magazine

Bridge: The Bluffton University Literary Journal features dynamic work from writers age 14-24. We're seeking art, comics, poetry, prose (fiction, nonfiction, memoir, journalism, interviews) and drama for stage or screen. Submit your work by February 15 for consideration in our Fall 2019 edition. Please visit our submittable page for more details: and check out previous issues at

  • Posted November 14, 2018
  • Zizzle Lit: Submit to our Hardcover Bookazine
  • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.
  • Genre Fiction, Art
  • Type Magazine

We pay $100/flash fiction piece. Submit for free until December 31, 2018.  Do you share our mission to cultivate young literature lovers? Our hardcover publication features stories that will not only appeal to children as young as age 10, but to grown-ups as well. Word limit: 500–1,200. Follow @zizzlelit on Twitter!  Zizzle's Holiday Season Bundle is now available! Our debut edition can be a great gift for the young readers you care about. Order now at!

  • Posted November 14, 2018
  • Online Literary Journal the GNU Open to All Genres
  • Deadline info Deadline: December 15, 2018
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Comics
  • Type Magazine

The motto of the GNU literary journal is "All Genres are Created Equal." We accept traditional literary fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction; but we are also friendly to genre fiction, YA literature, short plays, comics, photography, and writing that defies classification. The GNU is an annual online literary journal run by the MFA students at National University. We never charge a submission fee. Please see our submission guidelines for details: Deadline for submissions is December 15, 2018.

  • Posted November 13, 2018
  • Call for Submissions: SHANTIH Journal
  • Deadline info Deadline: January 1, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama
  • Type Magazine

SHANTIH Journal is an online literary journal based out of Tempe, AZ and Chicago, IL. SHANTIH is seeking works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, flash prose, drama, art, and photography. There is no cost for submissions. For more details, visit

  • Posted November 12, 2018
  • Accepting CNF, Fiction, Poetry, & Flash
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Type Magazine

The Flexible Persona, a literary magazine based in Troy, NY, seeks fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and flash fiction for both its online publication and its Spring 2019 print issue (Vol. 04 No. 01). We pay for both print and online publication. We publish poets and writers from around the English-speaking world. Please visit the site to read current and past pieces or to order an issue:

  • Posted November 12, 2018
  • Call for Submissions for Two Cities Review
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Audio
  • Type Magazine

Two Cities Review, an online literary review, seeks submissions of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry up to 3,000 words. We publish high-quality writing that bridges the gap between forms or genres, and have particular interest in urban themes and stories. With a new site design and new podcast, we welcome submissions from new writers and artists. Listen at Visit for more info.

  • Posted November 12, 2018
  • Erase the Patriarchy
  • Deadline info Deadline: February 14, 2019
  • Genre Poetry
  • Type Anthology

Submit 1-5 erasures of a statement, apology, speech, and/or other document, whether contemporary or historical. Feel free to submit multiple erasures of the same document or 5 erasures of 5 different documents. Original documents do not need to have been written by men; the important thing is that you are erasing the words of someone who has abused their power in some way that further marginalizes already marginalized people. Erase the Patriarchy will also consider submissions of essays on the historical erasure of marginalized people. All submissions should be sent (in either Word or PDF format) to .

  • Posted November 12, 2018
  • Temenos Fall 2018 Call for Submissions - Unbelonging
  • Deadline info Deadline: December 14, 2018
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Comics
  • Type Magazine

Temenos Journal seeks submissions for its upcoming Fall 2018 edition, "Unbelonging." Send us your best poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, art, photography, and graphic narrative that explores the deepest problems of identity. Temenos is looking for pieces that celebrate and investigate otherness, fish out of water, estrangement, travel, and just being plain lost. Break barriers and explore the unknown as we seek to curate the best work in the theme of Unbelonging.

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