The Bedford International Writing Competitions. Fiction, Poetry. Entry Fee. [anthology] 10/31
Munster Literature Centre. Southword Summer Literary Essay Competition. Nonfiction. Entry Fee. [mag] 6/30
Main Street Rag seeks poetry and prose (fiction/nonfiction) for an anthology with a mental health recovery theme; uplifting stories of overcoming mental health challenges and trauma from writers who have experienced a mental illness or love someone who has. Length: up to 6,000 words (prose) or 5 poems. Reading Period: May1-August 1. Simultaneous submissions and previously published considered, however, authors must own the rights (no third-party permissions). Questions may be directed to editor Erika Nichols-Frazer at . Submissions should be sent to: mentalhealth.submittable.com/submit.
Francis House poetry, cross-genre
Xi Draconis Books seeks socially engaged, book-length works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for its 2020 and 2021 production years. We accept novels, short story and poetry collections, memoirs, essay collections, and cross-genre book-length works. Our mission is to publish works that examine social justice issues of all kinds. Head to xidraconis.org/submission-guidelines/ to submit.
The Petigru Review is looking for surprising stories, poems, essays, and first novel chapters for our annual online literary journal. We are especially interested in supporting diverse and emerging voices. Submissions close 7/31/20 or when we hit 500 submissions. www.thepetigrureview.com
Girls Right the World fiction, nonfiction, poetry
Deep Wild Journal: Writing from the Backcountry fiction, nonfiction, poetry, playwriting, screenwriting