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Now reading for Volume Seven. Please visit us to read our previous volumes filled with poems from poets the world over, from the first-published to the most acclaimed in literature. A unique voice is highly prized. Be bold, uncensored, take risks. Our hallmark is "STRONG Rx MEDICINE." We are the home of the long poem! No restrictions as to subject matter, style, or length. Published biannually online. Submissions accepted through our online submission manager, Submittable; a submission fee is charged. theamericanjournalofpoetry.com

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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: www.hauntedwaterspress.com.

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  • Deadline info Deadline: July 31, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Poetry
  • Type Magazine

John Updike once said, "Creativity is merely a plus name for regular activity. Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or better." At Driftwood Press, we are actively searching for artists who care about doing it right, or better. We are excited to receive your submissions and will diligently work to bring you the best in craft essays, short fiction, poetry, graphic narrative, photography, art, and interviews. We also offer our submitters a premium option to receive an acceptance or rejection letter within one week of submission; many authors are offered editorships and interviews. www.driftwoodpress.net

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  • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Interviews
  • Type Magazine

Voice of Eve is a magazine dedicated to women's poetry and artwork. We celebrate women, their spirit, and their expression through art. Please read guidelines at www.voiceofeve.net/submissions before submitting. We look forward to seeing your most beautiful and precious work.

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  • Deadline info Submissions accepted year-round.
  • Genre Poetry, Art, Photography
  • 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 @yahoo.com. Visit us at libguides.mvsu.edu/valleyvoices/valley-voices or www.newpages.com/literary-magazines/valley-voices.

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  • Genre Nonfiction, Poetry
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Volney Road Review is a literary magazine based in Youngstown, Ohio. We are currently open to submissions of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction up to 3,500 words, art/photography, and comics for VRR volume 2, issue 1. We publish digitally twice a year and pay $10 per accepted piece. Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/volneyroad/.

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  • Deadline info Deadline: August 1, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Comics, Reviews, Interviews
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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 xidraconis.org/submission-guidelines/.

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  • Deadline info Deadline: July 31, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art
  • Type Book

Submissions are opening May 1, 2019 for the 18th annual print issue of Mom Egg Review/ MER, themed HOME. We publish literary work that is about mothering or motherhood; submissions for this issue should be about motherhood and this issue's theme of HOME. We publish poetry, fiction, and creative prose (up to 850 words). Early Bird Submissions (free) May 1 to May 7. Regular Submissions ($3 fee) May 1 to August 1. Guidelines, info, submit here: themomegg.submittable.com/submit. We look forward to reading your work.

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  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
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Qommunicate Publishing, queer publisher, seeks humorous original & unpublished work by and/or about LGBTQ+ people and lives. LGBTQ-positive material only! No homophobic, transphobic, or otherwise hateful or discriminatory work considered. All genres welcome: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, scripts, and b&w comics and art. No erotica or work for children. Simultaneous, multiple submissions ok. Loose word counts: up to 3,500 words per piece for prose, up to 3 pages per poem, up to 10 pages per comic or script. Pay: $5 per printed page in the finished book. Email submissions to: . More info: qommunicatepublishing.com/funny-queer/.

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  • Deadline info Deadline: June 30, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics
  • Type Anthology

Bridge: The Bluffton University Literary Journal is a magazine of arts and letters compiled by Bluffton's English and Writing Program. We're currently reading submissions for our Spring 2020 print issue and would love to hear from you! Bridge accepts original, unpublished work by artists and writers age 14-24. We're looking for stunning stuff: send us your short fiction, creative nonfiction/memoir, journalism, poetry, plays for stage and screen, comics, and fine art. Bridge is committed to showcasing the brilliance of young creatives from around the world. Check us out at: bridgebluffton.submittable.com/submit.

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  • Deadline info Deadline: August 31, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Drama, Screenplay, Comics
  • Type Magazine

Ever get the feeling someone’s secretly trying to suck out your brains? Are you living in an unscripted version of wondering who to trust as the world you thought you knew shifts slowly but surely into nightmare? Aji magazine’s Fall 2019 theme is the zombie apocalypse, and—you’re invited! Submissions welcome on this or on any subject until we’ve accepted enough high quality work to fill the Fall 2019 issue. Submission guidelines are available here: www.ajimagazine.com/submissions.html.

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  • Deadline info Deadline: Until the Fall 2019 issue is full.
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography
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Through the Gate is now open to submissions. We are looking for fantastical poems of literary and emotional depth. Our definition of fantastical is fluid, encompassing fantasy, magic realism, myth, and folklore. We desire poetry that is atypically beautiful and unconventionally imaginative. We place no limitations on what we will consider with regard to form and style. We seek to celebrate work by poets who identify as women, BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, nonbinary, disabled, neurodiverse, and any other marginalized identity. We pay $20 per poem and publish biweekly, except in February, May, August, and November, during which we publish weekly. throughthegate.net

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  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Poetry
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Mount Island is a new literary magazine dedicated to supporting rural LGBTQ and POC writers and artists. We accept original writing and art in all genres and mediums. Contributors are paid a $20 honorarium. Allies welcome in select categories. We are currently reading for online publication, and will open for submissions to our annual themed print anthology in the fall. For more information visit mountisland.com/submit.

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  • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics, Reviews, Interviews, Translations, Audio, Video
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Each issue of About Place Journal, the arts publication of the Black Earth Institute, focuses on a specific theme. From 6/1 to 8/1 we'll be accepting submissions for our Fall 2019 issue Infinite Country: Deepening Our Connection to Place, Culture and One Another. Our mission: to have art address the causes of spirit, earth, and society; to protect the earth; and to build a more just and interconnected world. We publish prose, poetry, visual art, photography, video, and music which fit the current theme. More about this issue's theme and our submission guidelines: aboutplacejournal.org/submissions/.

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  • Deadline info Deadline: August 1, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics, Reviews, Interviews, Translations, Audio, Video
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rinky dink press is now accepting micro-collections of 5-6 thematically related micro-poems (i.e. poems consisting of up to 40 words each) for our Fall 2019 series, which will feature 10 single-author collections in 2.75 x 4.25 format (yeah, it's a tiny little thing called a microzine!). Poems can form a cohesive narrative or adhere loosely to a theme of your choosing. Most importantly, we privilege finely-crafted verse, conscientious in its intent. Please send your submission of 5-6 micropoems in a single word doc to . For more information about our press, visit www.rinkydinkpress.com. The deadline for submissions is July 31, 2019.

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  • Deadline info Deadline: July 31, 2019
  • Genre Poetry
  • Type Chapbook

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: thepetigrureview.com/submissions-guidelines/.

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  • Deadline info Deadline: July 31, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre, Reviews, Interviews
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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 www.thecaprareview.com. No fee.

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  • Deadline info Deadline: August 1, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Video
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Cutthroat, A Journal of the Arts is partnering with the Black Earth Institute for a Contemporary Chicanx Writers Anthology, which we hope to publish in 2020. Our editorial board includes Matt Mendez, Beth Alvarado, Denise Chavez, Carmen Tafolla, Octavio Quintanilla, Edward Vidaurre, Carmen Calatayud, and Lisa Alvarado. We want well-crafted submissions of poetry, short stories, and essays from Chicanx writers that goes deep into the culture and reveals heritage in new ways; that is both defiant and inventive. Do not send more than one submission per genre. cutthroatajournalofthearts.submittable.com/submit

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  • Deadline info Deadline: August 1, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Type Anthology

Mizmor Anthology editors consider original-unpublished works by writers from all parts of the world. We are interested in spiritually engaged poems from a broad range of perspectives. We like accessible works that find fresh meaning in old traditions that recognize the challenges of our generation. We evaluate works on several levels, including its skillful use of craft; its ability to hold interest; and layers of meaning. www.poeticapublishing.com

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  • Deadline info Deadline: August 15, 2019
  • Genre Poetry
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The Revolution (Relaunch) is a revisionary, radical, and creative resurgence of the women’s rights newspaper founded by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony (1868-1872). We are interested in flash literary criticism with a contemporary bend, flash creative nonfiction/memoir, and well-crafted poetry. If you’re inspired to produce evocative, first-person, social-justice oriented writing—sexual, racial, economic, border-related, or other—then we’d love the opportunity to read your work. All prose submissions should be under 750 words. Submit no more than one piece of prose and no more than three poems or three pieces of visual art to . therevolutionrelaunch.com

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  • Deadline info Deadline: July 10, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre
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Call for submissions for the inaugural issue of Molecule - a tiny lit mag. Poetry, prose, nonfiction, as well as reviews and interviews in 50 words or less (including titles and interview questions). Visual artwork of tiny things like tea bags and toothpicks, or tiny paintings also wanted: no skyscrapers please! Strict word count. Don’t try and trick us—we have tiny minds. Send up to 5 poems or 5 prose pieces or 5 photos in the body of the email or jpeg attachment for photos to along with a 3rd person bio no more than 24 words (including name). moleculetinylitmag.art.blog

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  • Deadline info Deadline: July 15, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Drama, Reviews, Interviews
  • Type Magazine

Iron City Magazine is an online and full-color print journal devoted entirely to writing and art from the prison world. Prisoners are, first and foremost, people. They own stories worthy of telling and sharing. We are currently accepting submissions of 2D artwork, short fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and one-act plays from current and formerly incarcerated artists and writers, their friends and families, and from prison staff. To accommodate prisoners who do not have internet access, we accept both electronic and mail-in submissions. Additionally, we accept both typed and handwritten work. There is no submission fee. Please see submission guidelines at: ironcitymagazine.org.

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  • Deadline info Deadline: July 21, 2019
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Cross-genre, Drama, Comics
  • Type Magazine
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