Deadline: December 10, 2022 Pangyrus announces its first Fiction Contest. Calling all writers of short stories! The contest is an open theme and the judge is novelist Jennifer Haigh. Cash prizes and publication for the top three winners! Please see Pangyrus‘s Fiction Contest 2022 Submittable page or view flyer for more details.
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Deadline: October 1 The annual Permafrost Book Prize is open for submissions. Sponsored by Permafrost, the northernmost literary magazine in the U.S., the prize is awarded in alternate years in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. In 2022, the prize will be awarded for nonfiction. Judge: Joy Castro. The winner of the contest will receive $1,000 and publication by the University of Alaska Press. Visit our website or view our flyer to learn more.
Based at the University of Michigan – Flint, Qua was founded over 50 years ago. They are currently accepting submissions of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, visual arts, and photography from writers and artists living in Michigan for the Fall 2022 issue. No fee to submit. See their ad in the NewPages Classifieds to learn more. Last month to submit!
Deadline: October 15, 2022 The fight for social justice, reproductive rights, and the environment has been ongoing and yet the moment calls for an urgent and sharp response. The artist is to illuminate darkness and make the world better. We need submissions of poetry, prose, and visual art that expresses resistance and collective democratic worldbuilding, worlds with justice as a reality. View flier or visit website to learn more.
Qua Literary and Fine Arts Magazine, a student-run publication from the University of Michigan-Flint, is accepting submissions for its Fall 2022 issue. Writers need to reside in the state of Michigan to submit. Send work by October 2, 2022.
Deadline: October 15, 2022 The Kings River Review publishes artwork, creative nonfiction, short fiction, and poetry of current 2-year community college students. Submission Deadlines: October 15 for the fall issue and April 1 for the spring issue. Submission requirements: up to 5 pieces of artwork and photography sent as .JPEG files; creative nonfiction and fiction of up to 3,000 words; and up to 5 poems. Go to kingsriverreview.com for full submission guidelines.