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  • Posted December 18, 2019
  • New Stories from the Midwest 2020
  • Genre Fiction
  • Type Anthology

New Stories from the Midwest will celebrate its tenth anniversary by presenting selected stories from previous volumes alongside new stories published in 2018 or 2019. Journals may submit six stories published 2018–2019 for free; writers may submit unlimited stories published 2018–2019 for $3 each. A $100 Heartland Fiction Prize will be awarded to a story of exceptional power. All contributors receive two copies and discount on more. Guest editor is Michael Martone. Deadline: February 1, 2020.

  • Posted December 18, 2019
  • Club Plum Literary Journal Seeks Flash Fiction & Art
  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Fiction, Art
  • Type Magazine

Submissions open for flash fiction of no more than 800 words. Send work that skates on the edge of realities. Arresting, non-dream narratives are swooned over as well. Club Plum also seeks art: Please send one image only of pen-and-ink line art, pencil drawings, watercolor, experimental, impressionistic or abstract pieces, black-and-white or color. The editor will pass on photography. See for details.

  • Posted December 04, 2019
  • Sixteen Rivers Annual Call for Submissions for Book-Length Manuscripts
  • Deadline info Deadline: February 1, 2020
  • Genre Poetry
  • Type Book

Sixteen Rivers Press, a nonprofit poetry collective, invites Northern California poets to submit book-length poetry manuscripts to the press from November 1 to February 1, 2020. There is no fee, and all styles of poetry are welcome. Typically one or two manuscripts are selected for publication. The winner/s will be announced in June 2020 and published in 2022. Authors must become members of the collective with a three-year commitment, devoting an average of eight hours per month to the work of the press. For details, please see the FAQ page at

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