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  • Posted June 03, 2019
  • Haunted Waters Press Open for Submissions
  • Deadline info Deadline: July 31, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Poetry
  • Type Magazine

Haunted Waters Press seeks fiction, poetry, and flash for consideration in the 2019 issue of From the Depths. Open to all genres, themes, and writers. Contributors accepted for print publication receive payment, online author interview in SPLASH!, and author profile in the HWP Contributor Showcase. All submissions considered for 2019 HWP Awards in fiction, poetry, and flash with $250 cash awards, print publication, and author interview to appear alongside work. Also accepting submissions: Expedited Decision for seven day response and Penny Fiction featuring exceptionally short stories of exactly 19 words—no more, no less. Details:

  • Posted June 03, 2019
  • The Capra Review Wants Your Stories
  • Deadline info Deadline: August 1, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Video
  • Type Magazine

The Capra Review is an online literary magazine of obsessions, preoccupations, and secrets. We seek fiction, nonfiction, and art for our Fall 2019 issue. Our last six issues have included work from emerging and established writers and artists, among them a 2013 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 fee.

  • Posted June 03, 2019
  • Flash Nonfiction Food—Anthology Submissions
  • Deadline info Deadline: August 30, 2019
  • Genre Nonfiction
  • Type Anthology

Tom Hazuka and Kathryn Fitzpatrick are soliciting submissions for Flash Nonfiction Food, a collection of short nonfiction about food that will be published by Woodhall Press in 2020. 750 words maximum; both unpublished and previously published selections are welcome. Please email submissions as Microsoft Word documents in 12-point Times New Roman font to both and .

  • Posted May 30, 2019
  • Wordrunner eChapbooks Seeks Mini-Fiction Collections
  • Deadline info Deadline: June 30, 2019
  • Genre Fiction
  • Type Chapbook

Two fiction collections, each by one author, will be selected for our Fall 2019 e-chapbook series, to be published in August and December, online and as epubs.  Stories by authors who receive Honorable Mentions will be considered for our 2020 themed anthology. Submit your manuscript by June 30. Stories may be flash or longer, from 500 up to 5,000 words each. We’d like at least five stories, but no more than 15 (if flash fiction). We will also consider novel excerpts. No genre fiction, please. See for detailed guidelines and Submittable link. Payment: $100 plus royalties. Submission fee: $6.

  • Posted May 30, 2019
  • Xi Draconis Books Seeks Socially Engaged Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Deadline info Deadline: July 31, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art
  • Type Book

Xi Draconis Books is an anarchist indie press seeking socially engaged, book-length manuscripts of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for its 2020 production year. We also seek artwork for book covers. We believe that the world faces far too many problems (war, climate change, poverty, capitalism, authoritarianism), for the writer to concern herself solely aesthetic issues. Writers need to be engaged to ensure a better future for humanity. Check out our guidelines at

  • Posted May 30, 2019
  • Call for Submissions: The Petigru Review
  • Deadline info Deadline: July 31, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre, Reviews, Interviews
  • Type Magazine

The Petigru Review, an online literary journal sponsored by the South Carolina Writers Association, is open for submissions. We accept high quality and engaging fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and flash, as well as craft essays and reviews for our website. We look forward to reading your work! Submit here:

  • Posted May 29, 2019
  • Valley Voices: A Literary Review Seeks Submissions
  • Genre Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Type Magazine

Now reading for our Fall 2019 special Ekphrastic Poetry issue. Poems responding to works of art (paintings, sculptures, photographs, and handicrafts) are welcome. Cutoff date is September 30. Our Spring 2020, themed Poetry on Mississippi, seeks poems with any theme related to Mississippi. Cutoff date is March 30, 2020. Critical essays on ekphrastic poetry and Mississippi writers and artists are also welcome. Essays should conform to the current MLA Style. No previously published material or simultaneous submissions will be considered. Send submissions to The Editor, Valley Voices, 14000 Hwy 82 W., #7242, Itta Bena, MS 38941-1400, USA. Please enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope to guarantee a return of your manuscript. Submissions may also be e-mailed with an attachment to valley_voices Visit us at or

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