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  • Posted December 21, 2017
  • Submit to The Wax Paper
  • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay
  • Type Magazine

The Wax Paper is a lovingly crafted broadsheet (22 x 28") printed on 35 lb. newsprint. Our first priority is to expand our understanding of the people we share the world with, and in doing so, expand our understanding of ourselves. We print all forms of text and image. Pieces are selected on their ability to illuminate the humanity and significance of their subjects. Please submit all work using the Submittable button on our submissions page Before sending in your submission, please read our manifesto: Simultaneous submissions and previously published items are accepted.

  • Posted December 20, 2017
  • 2018 New Stories from the Midwest
  • Deadline info Deadline: January 20, 2018
  • Genre Fiction
  • Type Anthology

2018 New Stories from the Midwest will showcase 1) stories set in the American Midwest, and/or 2) stories written by writers who reside or resided in the Midwest. Deadline: January 20, 2018. Guest editor: Antonya Nelson. Eligibility: Stories must have been published in 2015, 2016, or 2017. Journals and writing programs may submit six stories at no charge. Writers may submit up to three stories, each for a $3.00 fee. One exceptional story will be awarded a $100 Jay Prefontaine Heartland Fiction Prize. Contributors receive two copies and 50% discount on additional copies. Submit:

  • Posted December 19, 2017
  • Call for Submissions: The Capra Review
  • Deadline info Deadline: January 20, 2018
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Art, Photography, Video
  • Type Magazine

An online literary magazine of obsessions, preoccupations, and secrets, we are seeking fiction, nonfiction, and art for our next issue. Our last five issues have included work from emerging and established writers and artists, among them a Man Booker International Award finalist and Whiting Writers' Award winner. Visit our site, read our past issues and send your best work to  For complete guidelines, visit No reading fee.

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