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  • Posted April 13, 2021

    Hindsight: The Untold Stories of 2020

    • Deadline info Deadline: Early Summer
    • Genre Nonfiction
    • Type Anthology

    Hindsight is a book about 2020, written by people just like you. Add your chapter to the story of last year—whether that means navigating emergencies as a first responder, marching for justice, or tying the knot over Zoom. We’re seeking personal essays that get up close with the desperation, division, and devotion of 2020. Not the headlines in the papers, but the headlines of our lives. Stories selected for publication will be compiled into a print anthology, which will be published in 2021. Free to submit. Length: Maximum 2,000 words. Previously unpublished work only. View full guidelines at www.hindsightbook2020.com.

  • Posted April 13, 2021

    Oyster River Pages Seeks Submissions for Annual Issue

    • Deadline info Deadline: May 31, 2021
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art
    • Type Magazine

    Oyster River Pages is a literary and artistic collective seeking submissions of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and visual arts that stretch creative and social boundaries. We believe in the power of art to connect people to their own and others’ humanity, something we see as especially important during these tumultuous times. Because of this, we seek to feature artists whose voices have been historically decentered or marginalized. Please see www.oysterriverpages.com for submission details.

  • Posted April 13, 2021

    Gold Man Review Open for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: June 2, 2021
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Gold Man Review, a West Coast Journal, is currently looking for submissions in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction for Issue 11. We are open to all topics and themes and love writing that pushes boundaries. If your work is on the unusual side, then we’re probably the journal for you. If you’re interested in submitting to Gold Man Review, please see our website for full submission guidelines. Please also note that we only accept submissions from writers in Oregon, Alaska, Hawaii, California, and Washington.

  • Posted April 12, 2021

    Surprise and Delight: Crafting Unexpected Imagery in Poetry

    • Blurb

      Deadline: May 20, 2021
      Event Date: May 23, 2021
      Event Location: Virtual
      Join Poet Meghan Sterling, Associate Poetry Editor of the Maine Review, for this generative workshop all about crafting fresh, exciting, unexpected imagery in your poetry. Write poems that grab readers attention and increase your likelihood of getting your work published. $50 Sunday, May 23 2-4 pm. Sign up by contacting .

    Posted April 12, 2021

    Call for Submissions/Print Anthology Autumn 2021

    • Deadline info Deadline: May 14, 2021
    • Genre Fiction
    • Type Anthology

    Brilliant Flash Fiction wants your best and most brilliant 300-word flash fiction stories for a print anthology to be launched Autumn 2021. Your story must be original and unpublished. Theme: None. Let your imagination run wild. All genres accepted. Word Count: 300 words or less. One submission per author, please. Author Payment: One complimentary copy of the print anthology. Deadline: May 14, 2021. Please submit your story at with “Anthology” in the subject line, and include a short bio (60-word limit). Your story should be pasted in the body of your email and also attached as a Word document (.doc). Accepted stories will receive an email notification by June 15, 2021.

    Posted April 8, 2021

    CHESTNUT REVIEW (“for stubborn artists”) Invites Submissions Year Round

    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art
    • Type Magazine

    CHESTNUT REVIEW (“for stubborn artists”) invites submissions year round of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art, and photography. We offer free submissions for poetry (3 poems), flash fiction (<1000 words), and art/photography (20 images); $5 submissions for fiction/nonfiction (<5k words), or 4-6 poems. Published artists receive $100 and a copy of the annual anthology of four issues (released each summer). Notification in <30 days or submission fee refunded. We appreciate stories in every genre we publish. All issues free online which illustrates what we have liked, but we are always ready to be surprised by the new! chestnutreview.com

    Posted April 8, 2021

    Hemingway Short Fiction Prize

    • Genres Fiction
    • Type Magazine
    • Big Title Hemingway Short Fiction Prize
    • Blurb

      Extended Deadline: April 30, 2021
      Entries for the Ernest Hemingway Flash Fiction Prize should be approximately 1,500 words or less. Simultaneous submissions ARE welcome. Extended deadline: April 30. Entry fee: $10. Winner will receive $200 and publication in Fiction Southeast. All entries will be considered for publication in Fiction Southeast. Finalists will receive publication in Fiction Southeast. fictionsoutheast.com

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  • Posted April 8, 2021

    Call for Art Submissions: Migration and Movement

    • Deadline info Deadline: May 31, 2021
    • Genre Art, Photography, Comics
    • Type Magazine

    Our first issue to be published June 2021 will focus on Migration and Movement. Send us your artwork, photography, or illustration that connects the decolonial project with topics such as migration, immigration, forced removal, the Middle Passage, the Great Migration, Windrush, The Wall, gentrification, etc. Submit a maximum of two pieces. See art guidelines on our webpage. Submissions will be accepted from April 12 to May 31, 2021.

    Posted April 7, 2021

    Warp 10 Lit Seeks Sci-fi and Sci-fi Inspired Work

    • Deadline info Deadline: Year-round
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Comics, Reviews
    • Type Magazine

    Have a poem or story about Star Trek, trekkies, or anything related to science fiction? Send it to Warp 10 Lit! We take submissions year-round and accept essays about sci-fi or sci-fi franchises as well. Learn more about our guidelines at warp10lit.wordpress.com.

  • Posted April 7, 2021

    Study Online with Great Writers Who Are Also Great Teachers

    • Blurb

      Deadline: Year-round
      Location: Virtual
      The Constellation, A Place for Writers provides innovative, online creative writing workshops that inspire, instruct, nurture, and challenge. Our acclaimed instructors offer classes in short fiction, novel, essay, memoir, poetry, children and young adult, literary translation, publishing, and hybrid forms. We host sessions for writers at all levels. The brainchild of award-winning and bestselling author Connie May Fowler, The Constellation is a global community of writers who support and elevate each other as they engage in the important work of honing their art and craft. In addition to workshops, The Constellation mentors weekly free prompts, write-ins, and more.

    Posted April 7, 2021

    Words & Whispers Seeks Submissions for Issue 4

    • Deadline info Deadline: Year-round

    Words & Whispers is an online literary journal seeking to publish poetry and short prose by writers of all ages on a year-round rolling basis. Send us the wild and divine, the eccentric and experimental. For more information please visit www.wordsandwhispers.org.

  • Posted April 6, 2021

    Submit your 50-word story to 50 Give or Take

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
    • Genre Fiction
    • Type Anthology

    50 Give or Take daily delivers micro-fiction of fifty words or less straight into your inbox. Please subscribe (it’s free!) to get an idea of what is published, before submitting your work. All accepted 50 Give or Take pieces will be published in a print collection at the end of every year, starting in 2021. All you have to do is submit your: 50-word story, one-line bio, website or social media URL, and a vertical photo of yourself to . Good luck!

  • Posted April 6, 2021

    The Mind at Play

    • Deadline info Deadline: June 1, 2021
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Comics, Reviews, Interviews, Audio, Video
    • Type Magazine

    Superpresent is a quarterly magazine of the arts. Superpresent publishes poems, short stories, essays, visual art pieces, experimental art, video art, and sound art. No fees for submission. The theme for the Summer Issue is “The Mind at Play.” Visit www.superpresent.org for details.

    Posted April 5, 2021

    The Heartland Review 2021 Chapbook Contest

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Chapbook
    • Big Title The Heartland Review 2021 Chapbook Contest
    • Blurb

      Deadline: May 15, 2021
      Grand Prize $750 and 25 copies. Submit and no more than 32 pages of original poetry in one Word document. Include a cover page with personal and contact information and a list where poems were previously published if needed. We are not looking for the most publications, but the best short collection of poems. www.theheartlandreview.com/chapbooks

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    Posted April 5, 2021

    University of South Alabama

    • Blurb

      Earn your MA with an emphasis in Creative Writing in the vibrant city of Mobile, near some of our country's best beaches. Tuition waivers and assistantships are available as are additional scholarships for excellence and summer creative writing projects. Home of the Stokes Center for Creative Writing. For more information, visit our website: www.southalabama.edu/colleges/artsandsci/english/.

  • Posted April 5, 2021

    The American Journal of Poetry: The International Review of Poetry

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
    • Genre Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Join the ranks of John Ashbery, Wang Ping, Cole Swensen, Stephen Dunn, Shara McCallum, Denise Duhamel, Paul Mariani, William Logan, Nance Van Winckel, X.J. Kennedy, Ted Kooser, Emmylou Harris, W.D. Snodgrass, Troy Jollimore, Barbara Hamby, David Kirby, Ross Gay, Kim Addonizio, Robert Wrigley and thousands more from the renowned to those published for the very first time. International poets welcomed heartily. “STRONG Rx MEDICINE”. Now reading for Volume XI. Replies within 15 business days. www.theamericanjournalofpoetry.com

  • Posted April 1, 2021

    Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest

    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction
    • Type Literary Site
    • Big Title Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest
    • Blurb

      Deadline: April 30, 2021
      29th year, sponsored by Winning Writers, co-sponsored by Duotrope, and recommended by Reedsy. Submit published or unpublished work online to win $3,000 for the best story and $3,000 for the best essay. Ten Honorable Mentions will receive $200 each. Length limit: 6,000 words. Entry fee: $20. Top 12 entries published online. Final judge: Dennis Norris II. Learn more at winningwriters.com/tomstorynp2104.

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  • Posted April 1, 2021

    North Street Book Prize for Self-Published Books

    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Comics
    • Type Book
    • Big Title North Street Book Prize for Self-Published Books
    • Blurb

      Deadline: June 30, 2021
      Now in its seventh year, the North Street Book Prize is sponsored by Winning Writers and co-sponsored by BookBaby and Carolyn Howard-Johnson. Self-published books in seven categories can win up to $5,000 plus additional benefits. Submit online or by mail. Winning Writers is a partner member of the Alliance of Independent Authors, and this contest is recommended by Reedsy. Entry fee: $65 per book. Free gifts for everyone who enters. Deadline: June 30. winningwriters.com/northnp21

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  • Posted April 1, 2021

    The Roadrunner Review is Reading for Issue 8

    • Deadline info Deadline: May 2, 2021
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art
    • Type Magazine

    The Roadrunner Review invites students—both graduate and undergraduates—to submit flash fiction, flash nonfiction, poetry, and cover art for ISSUE 8. Each piece should be a window into a particular place or perspective. We don't publish work longer than 1,000 words. We publish writers and artists from around the world. Our submissions are free via Submittable. roadrunner.lasierra.edu/submissions/

  • Posted April 1, 2021

    Baltimore Review Summer Contests

    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Big Title Baltimore Review Summer Contests
    • Blurb

      Deadline: May 31, 2021
      No theme for our summer contest. Subject matter is entirely up to you. Surprise us! But keep it short. Three categories: flash fiction, flash creative nonfiction, and prose poem. We want to be amazed at how you abracadabra 1,000 words or less into magic. And maybe be a little jealous of how you do that. One writer in each category will be awarded a $300 prize and published in the summer issue. All entries considered for publication and payment. See www.baltimorereview.org for complete details and to read sample issues. Deadline: May 31, 2021. Fee: $5.

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  • Posted April 1, 2021

    2021 Red Wheelbarrow Poetry Prize Now Open for Submissions

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Big Title 2021 Red Wheelbarrow Poetry Prize Now Open for Submissions
    • Blurb

      Deadline: July 31, 2021
      RED WHEELBARROW POETRY PRIZE 2021: Judged by Mark Doty. $1,000 for first place and a letterpress broadside printed by Felicia Rice of Moving Parts Press, $500 for second, $250 for third. Top five published in Red Wheelbarrow Literary Magazine. Submit up to 3 original, unpublished poems. $15 entry fee. Deadline: July 31, 2021. For complete guidelines, see redwheelbarrow.submittable.com/submit.

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  • Posted April 1, 2021

    2022 Press 53 Award for Poetry

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Big Title 2022 Press 53 Award for Poetry
    • Blurb

      Deadline: July 31, 2021
      $1,000 and 50 copies awarded to an outstanding, unpublished collection of poems of approximately 60 to 120 pages. Open to poets 18 years of age and older who live in the US or one of its territories. Tom Lombardo, Press 53 Poetry Series Editor, will serve as judge. Press 53 will publish the winning manuscript as a Tom Lombardo Poetry Selection; all prizes will be awarded upon publication. Deadline: Midnight Eastern, July 31, 2021. Winner and finalists announced on or before November 1. Reading fee: $30. Complete information at www.press53.com/award-for-poetry/.

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  • Posted April 1, 2021

    Poet Hunt 26, Judged by Indigo Moor, is Now Open!!

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Big Title Poet Hunt 26, Judged by Indigo Moor, is Now Open!!
    • Blurb

      Deadline: June 15, 2021
      Indigo Moor judges the MacGuffin’s 26th Poet Hunt contest, open April 1 through June 15! $500 first prize plus publication; up to two Honorable Mentions will also be published. All entrants receive one copy of this issue. Send no more than five poems per $15 entry fee. Include a cover page that lists your contact info and poem titles. On the following page(s), include your poem(s), beginning each poem on a new page devoid of personally identifiable information to preserve the blind review process. Enter via Submittable, or to enter by email or post, see full rules at schoolcraft.edu/macguffin/contest-rules.

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  • Posted March 31, 2021

    We Pay Contributors: Driftwood Press Submissions Open

    • Deadline info Deadline: Year-round
    • Genre Fiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Comics, Interviews
    • 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 full poetry collections, novellas, graphic novels, short fiction, poetry, graphic narrative, photography, art, interviews, and contests. 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. To polish your fiction, note our editing services and seminars, too. www.driftwoodpress.net

  • Posted March 31, 2021

    Tolsun Books is Looking for Manuscripts for our 2022 Catalog!

    • Deadline info Deadline: May 31, 2021
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-genre, Translations
    • Type Book

    Tolsun Books, an energetic, growing, small press, is looking for full-length and chapbook-length manuscripts for our 2022 catalog. Our books are characterized by parts that make a whole. If that means something to you, or you believe it describes your manuscript, go ahead and submit it to us! We’re looking for poetry, short stories, essays, translations, and hybrids. We want literary works, not works of genre. Submission fees are $15 for full-lengths and $10 for chapbooks. We are willing to waive submission fees. Check our website for more information.

  • Posted March 30, 2021

    Flying South 2021 Call for Submissions - $2000 in Prizes

    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine
    • Big Title Flying South 2021 Call for Submissions - $2000 in Prizes
    • Blurb

      Deadline: May 31, 2021
      $2,000 in prizes. From March 1 to May 31, Flying South 2021, a publication of Winston Salem Writers, will be accepting entries for prizes in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry. Best in Category winners will be published and receive $500 each. One of the three winners will receive The WSW President's Favorite award and win an additional $500. All entries will be considered for publication. For full details, please visit our website: www.wswriters.org/flying-south.

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    Posted March 30, 2021

    Escutcheon Review Seeks Engaging and Challenging Poetry

    • Deadline info Deadline: May 30, 2021
    • Genre Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Escutcheon Review is an online poetry journal that publishes the best new poetry in the United States and abroad. The journal values image and language-based experimentation over grammatical or syntactical, but will consider many kinds of contemporary poems. Payment is in the form of a contributor's bio and a link to the published work. The journal retains first North American rights. We do our best to promote the authors we publish, whether online or via word-of-mouth. All poets published in Escutcheon Review are invited to a yearly reading and gathering at The Old Post Office in Hornell, New York. www.escutcheonreview.com/submissions

  • Posted March 29, 2021

    Cow Creek Chapbook Prize

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Chapbook
    • Big Title Cow Creek Chapbook Prize
    • Blurb

      Deadline: May 15, 2021
      The Cow Creek Chapbook Prize is brought to you by Emerald City and Pittsburg State University. We’re open to all styles and subjects. As long as the poems challenge and capture the imagination, we want to see them. This year’s judge is Kayleb Rae Candrilli. The winning poet will receive $1,000 and 25 author copies. The chapbook will be published as a perfect bound book and sold both online and in limited bookstores. Guidelines and the submission portal can be found at www.cowcreekchapbook.org. There is a $15 fee to enter. Deadline: May 15.

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  • Posted March 29, 2021

    Submit to ABLE MUSE: A Review of Poetry, Prose & Art

    • Deadline info Deadline: July 15, 2021
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Reviews, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    Able Muse is now accepting submissions for our forthcoming issue, Winter 2021/2022. Submit poetry, fiction, essays, book reviews, art, and photography. Submission opens yearly January 1 and closes July 15. Read our guidelines and submit at www.ablemuse.com/submit/.

  • Posted March 25, 2021

    We Want the Best Stories in All Genres

    • Deadline info Deadline: Submissions accepted year-round.
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Screenplay, Comics, Reviews, Interviews, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    The Blue Mountain Review launched from Athens, Georgia in 2015 with the mantra, “We’re all south of somewhere.” As a journal of culture the BMR strives to represent life through its stories. Stories are vital to our survival. Songs save the soul. Our goal is to preserve and promote lives told well through prose, poetry, music, and the visual arts. Our editors read year-round with an eye out for work with homespun and international appeal. We’ve published work with Jericho Brown, Kelli Russell Agodon, Robert Pinsky, Rising Appalachia, Nahko, Michel Stone, Genesis Greykid, Cassandra King, Melissa Studdard, and A.E. Stallings. www.southerncollectiveexperience.com/submission-guidelines/

  • Posted March 24, 2021

    Call For Submissions: Fiction, Essays, Photography, Art, Poetry, Digital Storytelling

    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Interviews, Translations, Audio, Video
    • Type Magazine

    The objective of Nzuri (meaning Beautiful/Fine in Swahili) is to promote the artistic, aesthetic, creative, and scholarly work consistent with the values and ideals of Umoja community. African American and Other Writers and Artists are urged to submit their best written or artistic work for consideration. Check out open submission opportunities for Nzuri Journal of Coastline College at Submittable. We are now accepting submissions in all categories for the Spring 2021 issue. Essays and fictional pieces should be a maximum of 4,000 words. Website: NzuriJournal.com.

    Posted March 22, 2021

    Plane Tree Seeks Creative Nonfiction for 3rd Issue

    • Deadline info Deadline: April 15, 2021
    • Genre Nonfiction
    • Type Magazine

    Plane Tree, a newish literary journal edited by the creative writing faculty at Indiana State University, seeks creative nonfiction up to 5,000 words for its 3rd issue.  We do not charge submission fees. planetreejournal.submittable.com

  • Posted March 22, 2021

    BreakBread Magazine Seeks Young Creatives 13-25

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

    BreakBread Magazine is a magazine for all young creatives between the ages of 13 and 25. We are always looking for vivid, timely poetry, nonfiction, short stories, comics, and visual arts (photography, illustrated narratives, and hybrid work) that explore new directions in arts and letters. Submissions are always free. Visit breakbreadproject.submittable.com/submit to send us your work. Check out our website for more information.

  • Posted March 22, 2021

    The American Journal of Poetry Volume 11 Call for Submissions

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
    • Genre Poetry, Art, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    Now reading for Volume Eleven, our Summer/Fall 2021 issue. 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

    Posted March 22, 2021

    Palooka Seeks Chapbooks, Prose, Poetry, Artwork, Photography

    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Comics, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    Palooka is an international literary magazine. For a decade we've featured up-and-coming, established, and brand-new writers, artists, and photographers from all around the world. We're open to diverse forms and styles and are always seeking unique chapbooks, fiction, poetry, nonfiction, artwork, photography, graphic narratives, and comic strips. Give us your best shot! Submissions open year-round. palookamag.com

  • Posted March 19, 2021

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  • Posted March 18, 2021

    Swan Scythe Press Announces its 2021 Poetry Chapbook Contest!

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Chapbook
    • Big Title Swan Scythe Press Announces its 2021 Poetry Chapbook Contest!
    • Blurb

      Deadline: June 15, 2021
      Swan Scythe Press announces its 2021 poetry chapbook contest. Entry fee: $18. We are accepting submissions from March 1 to June 15 (postmark deadline). Winner receives $200 and 25 perfect-bound chapbooks. The 2020 winner is Lana Issam Ghannam for Evolution of Stone. For full submission guidelines, visit www.swanscythepress.com and swanscythepress.submittable.com/submit.

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  • Posted March 18, 2021

    INLANDIA BOOKS The Hillary Gravendyk Prize Poetry Book Competition

    • Genres Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Big Title INLANDIA BOOKS The Hillary Gravendyk Prize Poetry Book Competition
    • Blurb

      Deadline: April 30, 2021
      Inlandia Books’ The Hillary Gravendyk Prize, an open poetry book competition for all writers regardless of the number of previously published poetry collections. One national and one regional winner will each be awarded $1000 and book publication. Submit 48–100 pages, all styles and forms. Only electronic submissions accepted via Inlandia’s Submittable portal. Entries must be received between February 1 and April 30 at midnight Pacific Standard Time. Reading fee is $20. The winners will be announced late Summer/Fall, for publication in the next year. Judged blind. Final Judges: Margaret Ronda and Megan Gravendyk Estrella. tinyurl.com/HillaryGravendykPrize

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  • Posted March 17, 2021

    What Are You Reading?

    • Deadline info Deadline: Year-round
    • Genre Nonfiction, Reviews
    • Type Literary Site

    We’re sure plenty of you are taking this social distancing downtime to do some reading, and we’d love to hear about it. Whether it’s a new issue of your favorite lit mag, the book you’ve just added to your shelf, or one piece of poetry or prose that really spoke to you, we’re looking forward to your recommendations. Send an email with a brief review (125-300 words) and a short bio (25 words max) to . Full details: newpagesblog.com/2020/03/25/what-are-you-reading/.

  • Posted March 17, 2021

    NOMADartx Review Seeks Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Interviews, & Reviews

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Cross-genre, Comics, Reviews, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    NOMADartx is an emerging global creative network dedicated to sharing and amplifying creative potential, regardless of genre. NOMADartx Review curates fresh voices that address creativity and creative process via visual art, fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, interviews, critiques, and reviews. Our "Industry Specials" column also provides a place for contemporary creatives to share wisdom about building success in their fields of practice. We currently consider work that addresses these themes in any way, and we have a special call currently for work that contemplates the idea of "maintenance." More information is here: nomadartx.submittable.com/submit.

  • Posted March 15, 2021

    Get Your Poems Published and Workshop a Poem to Submit

    • Blurb

      Deadline: April 6, 2021
      Event Date: April 7, 2021 via Zoom
      Get Your Poems Published! Learn the "ladder" of publishing, prepare your cover letter, craft your bios, and workshop a poem to prepare for submission with Meghan Sterling, Associate Poetry Editor of the Maine Review. Wednesday, April 7th from 5:30-8 pm EST. Cost: $65. Email to sign up. meghansterling.com/workshops/

    Posted March 15, 2021

    Announcing The Hunger Spring Prose Contest and Open Submissions

    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Cross-genre
    • Type Magazine
    • Big Title Announcing The Hunger Spring Prose Contest and Open Submissions
    • Blurb

      Deadline: May 1, 2021
      Submissions to our Spring Prose Contest are being accepted from March 1, 2021 - May 1, 2021. The winner will receive a $100 prize and publication in our Spring Issue. Finalists not chosen as the winner will also be considered for publication. The contest entry fee is $5 for one story, essay, or hybrid prose piece of up to 5,000 words. Multiple submissions are allowed with a separate entry fee for each submission. The Hunger editors will choose 10 finalists to send to the contest judge, who will select the winning piece. Finalists will be notified by mid-May and a winner will be announced by early June. Contest Judge: Jackson Bliss.

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    Posted March 15, 2021

    Call for Submissions: Speckled Trout Review

    • Deadline info Deadline: May 1, 2021
    • Genre Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Speckled Trout Review is an independent literary magazine publishing an online issue every spring and a special print issue in the fall. In our short time, we have published former poet laureates, Pushcart Prize nominees, Best of the Net recipients, contributors whose work has landed in Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, POETRY, Tar River Poetry, ThreePenny Review, and numerous anthologies. Please read specific submissions guidelines, which can be found at www.speckledtroutreview.com. Deadline for the Spring 2021 (3.1) issue is May 1.

  • Posted March 15, 2021

    HWP Seeks Fiction/Poetry/Flash for Paid Print Publication/Awards

    • Deadline info Deadline: August 31, 2021
    • Genre Fiction, Poetry
    • Type Magazine

    Haunted Waters Press seeks submissions for consideration in the 19th issue of the literary journal From the Depths, the 2nd edition of our fiction anthology Tin Can Literary Review, and online publication in SPLASH! Works selected for print publication receive payment plus online interview. Recipients of the 2021 HWP Awards receive cash awards, print publication in From the Depths, and featured author interview. Works appearing in SPLASH! enter the HWP Print Pool for future offers of paid publication. Visit us at www.hauntedwaterspress.com. Be sure to stop by the HWP Contributor Showcase to meet our authors and read their work.

  • Posted March 15, 2021

    Awakenings Review Seeks Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, & Photography

    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Photography
    • Type Magazine

    Established in 2000, The Awakenings Review is an annual lit mag committed to publishing poetry, short stories, nonfiction, and photography by writers, poets, and artists who have a relationship with mental illness: either self, family member, or friend. Our striking hardcopy publication is one of the nation's leading journals of this genre. Creative endeavors and mental illness have had a close association. The Awakenings Review publishes works derived from writers’ and poets’ experiences with mental illness, though mental illness need not be the subject of your work. Visit www.AwakeningsProject.org for submission guidelines.

  • Posted March 15, 2021

    The 2021 Housatonic Book Awards are Open for Submissions!

    • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    • Type Book
    • Big Title The 2021 Housatonic Book Awards are Open for Submissions!
    • Blurb

      Deadline: June 13, 2021
      The Housatonic Book Awards at Western Connecticut State University’s MFA in Creative and Professional Writing are now open for 2021 submissions. The Awards are open to all books published in 2020 in the genres of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young adult/middle grade. Winners of the Housatonic Book Awards receive $1,500 and present a masterclass and reading at one of WCSU MFA’s residencies. The deadline for submissions is Sunday, June 13, 2021. To enter, click here.

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  • Posted March 11, 2021

    You Need This Like a Hole In The Head

    • Genre Poetry, Art, Video
    • Type Magazine

    The Hole in the Head Review is a vibrant online journal of poetry and art that is attracting an international audience and submissions from new and established poets, including Richard Blanco, Denise Duhamel, Richard Foerster, Kimberly Cloutier Green, Larkin Warren, Marie Harris, Michael Hettich, Marilyn A. Johnson, Maurya Kerr, Stuart Kestenbaum, Kenneth Rosen, Betsy Sholl, Charles Simic, David Weiss, J.D. Whitney, and Baron Wormser, plus a host of photographers, painters, collagists, textile and tattoo artists...even lure makers. www.holeintheheadreview.com

  • Posted March 3, 2021

    Call for Submissions: Storm Cellar

    • Deadline info Deadline: Rolling
    • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Cross-genre, Drama, Comics, Translations
    • Type Magazine

    Storm Cellar is a journal of safety and danger in every sense, in print and ebook formats since 2011. Seeking formally, linguistically, aesthetically, emotionally ambitious writing and art. Rooted in the midwest, we actively prioritize work by Indigenous, Black, POC, LGBTQIA+, enby, and women, disabled, neuroatypical, poor, border-straddling, and other under-represented authors. We pay a flat honorarium; limited no-fee submissions each month; expedited response available. Surprise us! Full guidelines: stormcellar.org/submit; submission portal stormcellar.submittable.com.


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