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Posted July 17, 2014

 

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We're now open for submissions – submit work today!

Email/Online submission deadline: Midnight, August 31, 2014

The Sonder Review is a quarterly publication of both art and short fiction that strives to question, redefine, and challenge conventional viewpoints; to usurp the definition of reality and truth. We believe in prose that strikes and sparks. Words raw and shuddering and unabashed. Language that drips thick and pierces deeply. We believe in storytelling that is innovative and daring, precise and oddly angled. Fiction which shows us the bizarre and magical and profound; which shows us a self we have never seen and truth we have never known. Submit to us today! www.sonderreview.com

 

The Animal Becomes Us

Email submission deadline: September 30, 2014

Issue #14 of cahoodaloodaling—The Animal Becomes Us—is open for submissions. We’re leaving this wide open to interpretation. Consider this your open invitation to send anything from light verse about your animal companion to speculative were-animal stories. Submissions due 9/30/14. Guest editor TBA. Issue live 10/31/14. See more information on submitting and read past issues here: cahoodaloodaling.com.

 

Are you a Writer from the Southwest?

Online submission deadline: September 1, 2014

300 Days of Sun, a student-run print literary journal, is seeking prose, poetry, and nonfiction submissions from Southwestern authors. All topics are open, but we will give some preference to writing about the Las Vegas area. www.300daysofsun.submittable.com

 

Call for Submissions – Saw Palm: florida literature & art

Online submission deadline: October 1, 2014

Saw Palm is seeking submissions of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for Issue 9. We are an annual print magazine out of the University of South Florida. Our mission is to be the premier cultural barometer of Florida—to collect, publish, and review the best works of one of the most populous and diverse states in the U.S. We welcome writers and artists from across the globe as long as the work is somehow connected to Florida (via images, people, themes, etc.). We also welcome creative works from Floridians and former Floridians that are not obviously about someplace else. www.sawpalm.org

 

Deadline Extended for the Manifesto Project Anthology

Extended submission deadline: August 15, 2014

The Manifesto Project is seeking short statements in which poets declare their working principles as artists, accompanied by two of the poet’s poems, works of his or her own choosing. We ask only that each poet has a book published or forthcoming from a nationally recognized press. UPDATE: We’ve extended our deadline! Submissions will now be accepted until August 15, 2014. Publication of the volume by the University of Akron Press is anticipated in 2016. For full guidelines and information on submitting, please visit poetrymanifestoproject.org.

 

Gravel Is Looking for Your Absolute Best Writing and Art

Online submission deadline: Year-round

We are accepting submissions of comics, graphics, art, photography, creative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. We want work that will shake us up a bit. Work that will make us question our personal beliefs. Work that three days later will make us laugh once again. Submit here: gravel.submittable.com/submit.

 

Luminis Books call for submission of ‘Meaningful Literary Fiction'

Luminis Books is an independent publisher of 'Meaningful Fiction.' We are seeking submissions of thought-provoking adult literary fiction, new adult, young adult and middle grade fiction that explores the intricacies of human relationships. We look for beautifully crafted prose above all—writing that is compelling and stories that are thought-provoking. For consideration, please submit a synopsis telling us about your book including the beginning, middle and end. We want to know exactly what the book is about. Also include a 10-page sample of the manuscript. We only accept online submissions. Email your submission to editor@luminisbooks.com. www.luminisbooks.com

 

Neon Literary Magazine Seeks Chapbook Proposals

Submissions accepted year-round.

Neon is seeking proposals for short chapbooks and pamphlets to be published over the next few years. Neon chapbooks will be booklets of up to forty pages in length, each containing the work of a single author or poet. Pamphlets will be much shorter booklets, containing just a few poems or a short piece of prose by a single author. They will be distributed for free along with chapbooks and issues of Neon. To find out more, or to propose a chapbook or pamphlet, please fill in the webform at www.neonmagazine.co.uk/?page_id=4180.

 

Posit, a journal of literature and art

Online submissions accepted year-round.

Posit publishes finely crafted contemporary poetry, very short fiction, hybrid literary forms, and visual art. We are looking for innovation, aesthetic vision, and accomplished craftsmanship. Our tastes are non-sectarian, with an interest in the experimental. We accept simultaneous submissions, but please notify us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere. posit.submittable.com/submit.

 

Three Quarter Review Call for Submissions

Online submission deadline: Rolling

Got a mostly true story? Aren't they all? Check out the new issue of the online journal 3QR: The Three Quarter Review: Poetry & Prose > 75 percent True. The third annual issue features work that presses the boundaries of genre with a provocative mix of essays, poems, stories, and photo art. Consider submitting to the next issue and upcoming print anthology. Find our submission guidelines and the journal at threequarterreview.com.

 

Toad Suck Review Open for Submissions

Deadline: September 1, 2014

Attention, you with the imagination! The Toad Suck Review seeks creative nonfiction, reviews, literary translations, artwork, and anything environmental. Please send to toadsucksubmit@gmail.com for our fifth annual issue. The Toad Suck Review is proudly published by the University of Central Arkansas. toadsuckreview.org

 

Wild Horses: Women on Fire Series

Deadline: Rolling

ELJ Publications is publishing an annual collection exclusively written by women. We are looking for 20 writers each contributing creative works of all types, including poetry, prose, CNF, memoir, essay and/or reviews of the books written by awesome women. We are looking to share women’s stories of empowerment and triumph, everything and anything woman. Please tell us your story. We are currently accepting 1-3 longer pieces or 5-10 shorter pieces. Feel free to submit a mix of genres in each submission. We strongly encourage reprints, multiple and simultaneous submissions. All proceeds will be donated to RAINN: Rape Abuse Incest National Network. www.eljpublications.com

 

Your Impossible Voice: Call for Submissions

Your Impossible Voice is now accepting submissions for issues five and six. We publish fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and more. We don't charge any reading fees and do pay our contributors. Contributors to our first four issues include: Arisa White, Jessica Hagedorn, Horacio Castellanos Moya, Gillian Conoley, Lewis Buzbee, Arielle Greenberg, Mary Burger, R. Zamora Linmark, Karen An-hwei Lee, David Bajo, and more. www.yourimpossiblevoice.com

 

Posted July 10, 2014
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Call for Submissions: Skin

Submission deadline: September 1, 2014

The Chattahoochee Review seeks submissions for its Fall/Winter 2014 double issue with a special focus on “Skin.” Literal and figurative explorations of the theme welcome. We’re particularly interested in sophisticated treatments, whether of sexuality, race, health, species, food, anatomy, or surfaces. Please note the call for submissions in a cover letter and follow the general guidelines below. Our special-focus issues fill quickly; we encourage submissions by August 1 but will read until September 1 or until the issue fills. thechattahoocheereview.gpc.edu

 

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Driftwood Press: Seeking Literary Fiction, Poetry, and Visual Arts

Online submission deadline: August 31, 2014

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 literary criticism, short fiction, poetry, graphic narrative, photography, and interviews. Please be sure to check out our blog and Facebook (www.facebook.com/driftwoodpress) to keep up with us. www.driftwoodpress.net

 

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Kindred Magazine Call for Submissions &
Open Reading Period

Submission deadline: Rolling

Kindred is a quarterly lit mag published by Anchor & Plume that features work by fresh voices with a passion and talent for story. We publish work that is consistent with the way we feel life should be: connected, natural, simple. We seek creative nonfiction, short fiction, poetry, and photography for our upcoming fall and winter issues. Show us: work that is smart & thoughtful, the intersection of personal & the geographic, imaginings, glimpses into notebooks and process. Anchor & Plume's open reading period runs August 1-September 30, 2014. Submission guidelines can be found here: kindred.submittable.com/submit.

 

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Minerva Rising: Issue 7—Wilderness

Online submission deadline: September 1, 2014

“The wilderness holds answers to questions [we have] not yet learned to ask.” —Nancy Newhall, Editor and photography critic

Minerva Rising is an independent literary journal celebrating the creativity and wisdom in every woman. We are looking for thought-provoking fiction, nonfiction, photography, poetry and essays by women writers and artists for Issue 7 whose theme is Wilderness. Please visit us at minervarising.com/submissions/ for more information on our current theme and submission guidelines.

 

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Submit to The Examined Life Journal

Submission deadline: September 1, 2014

The Examined Life Journal, the (print) literary journal of the University of Iowa Carver School of Medicine, is open for submissions of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. We are seeking works related to health and the human condition in all its myriad definitions. Submissions are sent electronically, and there is no fee to submit. The current submission period ends September 1, 2014. For more information about the journal, see: theexaminedlifejournal.com.

 

Call for Body Poems

Email deadline: September 15, 2014

Parts of the Whole: Poetry of the Body is looking for poems about the body. Publisher to be determined. Send 4 poems to M. E. Silverman and Jillian Phillips at potwanthology@gmail.com by September 15th. Include bio. Previously published poems are okay if reprint rights can be obtained for free or low cost.

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Call for Longish Poetry (100-200 lines)

Email deadline: September 15, 2014

Warning, Poems may be Longer than they Appear: an Anthology of Longish Poems is looking for 1-2 poems (3-6 pages/100-200 lines, any theme). Include bio. Publisher to be determined. Send to Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum and M. E. Silverman (foreword by T. R. Hummer) by September 15th: longishpoems@gmail.com. Previously published poems are okay if reprint rights can be obtained. bluelyrareview.com/anthology-calls/

 

Call for Submissions: Mars Colonization Science Fiction Anthology

Email deadline: November 1, 2014

A new science fiction anthology—Building Red-The Colonization of Mars—is currently accepting submissions. Payment is $25 per story accepted, five free contributor copies, and 50% off copies contributors purchase. Deadline for entries is November 1, 2014. Complete submission guidelines are at: buildingredanthology.blogspot.com. Included on the blog are web resources regarding the technicalities of getting to and living on Mars. Please note: we're looking for science fiction, not fantasy stories. Submissions can be funny, dark, quirky, serious, etc., but must include hard/believable science in the fiction. Send questions to: janetcannoneditor@gmail.com. We're looking forward to Building Red with you!

 

EmptySinkPublishing.com seeks prose, poetry and visual submissions.

Submissions accepted year-round.

Empty Sink Publishing, an online magazine, is calling for quality prose, poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and visual media submissions that stretch the mind, defy convention, and offer a new perspective on life. We are currently a non-paying publication, but hope to change that soon. We have an open submissions policy and publish a new issue during the first week of every other month. Our eighth issue will be available the first week in August. Please read past issues prior to submitting in order to make sure your work fits with our general themes. To submit: Read our full submission guidelines here: emptysinkpublishing.com/submissions/.

 

Gambling the Aisle Flash Fiction Call For Submissions

Submission deadline: Rolling

Gambling the Aisle is currently accepting submissions for Monthly Flash Fiction. Submissions must be self-contained, independent works of fiction 300 hundred words or fewer. One piece of flash fiction is published on the first of every month, and one of the monthly pieces is included in each of our biannual publications. To view our magazine and monthly flash fiction, and to submit, please visit gamblingtheaisle.com and select "Submit to Flash Fiction," or visit us on Submittable at gamblingtheaisleflashfiction.submittable.com/submit. We look forward to reading your work!

 

Gap Tooth Seeks Comfy Grotesque Submissions

Submission deadline: August 1, 2014

Gap Tooth, a contemporary poetry publication, is currently accepting submissions for their online and printed fall issue. Our publication seeks to showcase poetry which embodies the phrase "comfy grotesque" in whatever interpretations it offers. Deadline for submissions is August 1st. Submit up to three poems to submissions@gap-tooth.com. For more information, please visit gap-tooth.com.

 

Howl is Now Accepting Submissions!

Submissions accepted year-round.

Howl, edited by Deltona High School students, is currently seeking submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and art for our brand new online literary magazine. Please feel free to send up to five poems or art and no more than one piece of prose at a time. Our focus is an eclectic variety of work from the United States and abroad, enthusiastically welcoming international submissions. Howl is welcoming work of any theme with the focus on quality, uniqueness, and tugging on our pathos. We're looking forward to reading your great writing and sharing it with the world. Visit us at DeltonaHowl.com.

 

Looking for Your Best Political Writing

Email deadline: Rolling

We are looking for your best fiery, no-bullshit political writing. We want it all: Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Artwork. NoBS Review intends to publish two kinds of issues. Shorter zine-style issues, and a longer journal which collects and expands those selections. The zine format limits us to shorter works or excerpts of longer pieces. Zine issues will be published bimonthly beginning August 1, with the journal published each six months. We are still accepting submissions for the August issue. We’ll take anonymous submissions, too. See submissions page on the website: nobullshitreview.tumblr.com/Submissions/.

 

Scapegoat Review looking for Submissions

Scapegoat Review is a quarterly journal looking for work for its next issue. Poetry, flash fiction and flash nonfiction are welcome. We strive for work that is rare and exceptional. Both established and unpublished poets welcome. Work we like—Paul Celan, Simone Muench, Osip Mandelstam, Yusef Komunyakaa, Wilsawa Symborksa; work that captures our brain and heart. Check www.scapegoatreview.com for guidelines.

 

Storyacious Literary, Arts, Music Magazine: Call for Submissions

Submission deadline: Rolling

Storyacious is an online literary, arts and music magazine that publishes 6 days a week. We welcome literary fiction, nonfiction, poetry, artwork with unusual, eclectic themes, stylistic and unique perspectives and demonstrating a command of the chosen form. We’re also very keen on multi-cultural or translated works from various parts of the world (in English). We prefer unpublished works and exclusive, serial publishing rights (so that we can re-publish in our upcoming anthologies). All submissions will receive responses within 5-7 business days. Please review our submission guidelines and examples here: storyacious.com/submit.

 

Posted July 3, 2014
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Ashland Creek Press Seeks Work on Environment & Animal Protection

Online submission deadline: Year-Round

Ashland Creek Press is currently accepting submissions of book-length fiction and nonfiction on the themes of the environment, animal protection, ecology, and wildlife—above all, we’re looking for exceptional, well-written, engaging stories. We are open to many genres (young adult, mystery, literary fiction) as long as the stories are relevant to the themes listed above. Submissions MUST be made online using the service Submittable. Visit www.ashlandcreekpress.com/submissions.html for complete details.

 

Call for submissions for The Boiler

Online submission deadline: August 15, 2014

The Boiler is accepting submissions in poetry, short stories, and short memoir/essays (prose under 3,500 words) for its Fall 2014 issue. Submissions close Aug. 15, 2014. We look forward to reading your work. For submission guidelines visit www.theboilerjournal.com/guidelines. About The Boiler: The Boiler was started online in 2011 by a group of MFA students from Sarah Lawrence College. Now publishing quarterly. Recently published authors include: Rigoberto González, Tara Betts, Lisa Marie Basile, Kristen Keckler, Leah Griesmann, Tomaž Šalamun, and others.

 

Call for Submissions: Maps & Monsters

Submission deadline: July 31, 2014

Cicada YA lit/comics magazine is out to fill an upcoming issue with krakens, ogres, and other beasties, literal and figurative. We're interested in the monstrous as dangerous and strong; in monsters that lurk without and within. Monsters may show up on maps (especially weather-beaten old sea charts), though largely as shorthand for the uncharted and unnamed. We're interested in the way maps help navigate the wilderness, inspire exploration, and track relationships, spatial and otherwise. Send us poetry, fiction (genre/realistic), essay, and comics on maps & monsters! Details at Submittable: cricketmag.submittable.com/submit/17820.

 

Kudzu Reading for Open-themed Winter Solstice Issue

Submission deadline: September 1, 2014

Kudzu Review, a print and open access journal of southern ecological writing, is currently reading for its open-themed Winter Solstice issue. We are interested in work that deals with environmental loss and beauty in ways that push us beyond nature writing. Our tagline is "literature of an invasive species." Submissions are free, and we read all forms of creative writing year-round. Visit our website kudzureview.com.

 

Lunch Ticket is accepting submissions for Amuse-Bouche!

Online submission deadline: July 31, 2014

Lunch Ticket is currently accepting submissions for Amuse-Bouche, its bimonthly production, until July 31, 2014. Submissions in the following genres are all encouraged: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, writing for young people, visual art, and translation. Send us your best work! For guidelines and submission manager, visit our website: lunchticket.org.

 

The Rain, Party, & Disaster Society

Email submission deadline: 1st-15th each month

The Rain, Party, & Disaster Society is a workshop-based online literary publication that publishes nonfiction essays, short stories, and poetry. We strive to give representation to new ideas and thoughts, to challenge the reader and to question commonly accepted opinions, values, etiquette and ideas. All of the pieces you find on our site have been through our workshop process, during which the RP&D editorial staff works closely with contributors to hone their voice and help them to produce the best possible work for the reader to experience. www.rpdsociety.com

 

Rufous City Review Call For Submissions

Online submissions accepted year-round.

Rufous City Review accepts year-round submissions in original art, poetry, and short poetic prose which surprises, unsettles, and excites. We want to experience writing that twists our expectations and reminds us what it means to be obsessed with language. We are currently reading for our first double issue. Please visit www.rufouscityreview.com for back issues, submission guidelines, and the occasional bad joke.

 

Sassafras Literary Magazine seeking submissions

Email/Online submission deadline: Year-round

Sassafras Literary Magazine is seeking submissions, welcoming poetry, prose, fiction, flash fiction, nonfiction and artworks. This online lit mag is looking for intense, clear, original and minimalistic writing. Complex and advanced styles and concepts also welcome. The magazine is looking to represent new voices, and promote new writing. Every issue is composed by mostly unknown (less known) writers. Sassafras is welcoming unpublished writers. If your writing is dense, unexpected, peculiar, soft-spoken, or sharp and hard to forget, submit! No reading fee. Please see the submission guidelines at: sassafrasmag.wordpress.com/submit/.

 

Shot Glass Journal September Issue #14 featuring Canada Poets

Email, Submission Deadline: September 1, 2014

Shot Glass Journal, an online journal of short poetry, features a particular country or area in its September issue. This September, Shot Glass Journal Issue #14 will feature poets from Canada, as well as a US and international poet section. Submissions of short poetry 16 lines or under may be sent to musepiepress@aol.com. For additional information please see the submission policy at musepiepress.com/shotglass/subs.html. Issue #14 will also feature guest editor, Donna Gagnon, who is a published writer of poetry, short fiction and plays and resides in Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.

 

Thought Collection Publishing's Community Website - ThoughtNotebook.org

Email submission deadline: Rolling

We regularly accept submissions for ThoughtNotebook.org, the Community Website for Thought Collection Publishing. The online Journal has various columns that are nonfiction in nature and cover many categories that are sure to fit all styles and topics of nonfiction work. We fully support our literary artists, so in return you get to promote yourself, your blog, your company, your books, events, etc. See how this is done at ThoughtNotebook.org. You keep the rights to your work, so do not worry about that! We are open to republishing work as well. Be a part of a growing community of artists.

 

Vine Leaves Literary Journal calls for Issue #12 vignette submissions!

Online submission deadline: August 31, 2014

A vignette is a snapshot in words that focuses on one element, mood, character, setting or object. We accept prose, poetry, script, and artwork/photography for the cover and/or interior of the issue. All vignettes accepted for publication online will be considered for The Best of Vine Leaves Literary Journal 2014 print anthology. All accepted authors/artists will also have any books they have published advertised on our website and considered for review on our blog. For more information and submission guidelines, please visit: www.vineleavesliteraryjournal.com.

 

Weber The Contemporary West—Call for Fiction & Essay Submissions

Weber—The Contemporary West seeks fiction and essay submissions for upcoming issues. We spotlight personal narrative, commentary, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that speaks to the environment and culture of the American West and beyond. For our upcoming issues, we are particularly interested in reviewing fiction, creative nonfiction, and scholarly/research essays of up to 4,000 words. If submitting a scholarly/research essay, please submit the essay with a works cited/references page, which will not be included in your overall word count. All submissions are blind. For more questions, please visit our website: www.weber.edu/weberjournal.

 

Posted June 26, 2014
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Mud Season Review seeks fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and art

Deadline: Rolling

Mud Season Review, a community-run literary journal based in Vermont, is now open for submissions. We seek to publish strong, deeply human work in fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and art—and to celebrate the writers and artists behind this work. Each month, we will publish online one piece or portfolio from each genre along with writer/artist interviews. Submit before August 1 to be considered for our inaugural issue, or year-round for future issues. For guidelines, visit: mudseasonreview.com.

 

Big Muddy Literary Journal Seeks Submissions

Big Muddy literary journal seeks new poetry, fiction, articles, photos (reproduced in b&w; high contrast is preferred) for its upcoming issue. Any topic, any style. Send unpublished work, cover letter, and SASE to Susan Swartwout, Big Muddy, One University Plaza, MS 2650, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701. www6.semo.edu/universitypress/bigmuddy/

 

Call for Submissions: Concho River Review

Submissions accepted year-round.

Concho River Review, a print journal out of San Angelo, Texas now in its 28th year of publication, invites submissions of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry as well as book reviews. Although we keep our focus on the southwest, CRR publishes authors from all over the world (many for the first time), and subjects and settings are just as broad. Free submission via e-mail to section editors. Submissions are accepted year-round, although, submissions for the Fall 2014 issue must be received before September 1, 2014. For more information, please visit conchoriverreview.org.

 

The Cape Rock Seeks Submissions

The Cape Rock is one of the oldest ongoing journals in the nation: 50 years strong! We publish established and emerging poets. Send 3–5 previously unpublished poems, any style, with cover letter and SASE to Susan Swartwout, The Cape Rock, One University Plaza MS 2650, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701. www6.semo.edu/universitypress/TheCapeRock/

 

Crab Fat Literary Magazine Inaugural Call for Submissions

Submissions accepted year-round.

Crab Fat Literary Magazine is taking submissions in flash fiction, short stories, and poetry. The website publishes on a weekly basis and the inaugural print issue is due for release in mid-December 2014. Crab Fat is interested in southern influence and seeks to publish LGBTQ writers, although ALL writers are encouraged to submit work. Direct submissions to editor@crabfatmagazine.com. www.crabfatmagazine.com

 

Issue #69 (Winter) — Theme: "Meat"

Postmark deadline: September 1, 2014

Humans have hunted, trapped, and killed animals for their “meat” (Old English mete = food) from at least as far back as our “hunter-gatherer” days. From guinea pigs to bison, quail to turkeys, oolichans to whales, we’ve tried them all. The human relationship with meat will be explored in fiction, memoir, and essay. Mark envelope “Meat”. www.subterrain.ca

 

Literal Latte's Twentieth Anniversary. We Brew Great Words.

Submissions accepted year-round.

Send us stories, poems and personal essays. We believe great writing comes in all styles and subjects. Have a taste at www.literal-latte.com. Stories and essays up to 10,000 words. Poems up to 2,000 words each. Complete guidelines on site. Send to: Literal Latte / WordSci Inc., 200 East 10th Street, Suite 240, New York, NY 10003.

 

Mount Island seeks striking prose and poetry

Email submission deadline: Rolling

Mount Island seeks polished fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for its debut issue. We want strong writing that speaks to our era and opens doors, and writers both unpublished and established are welcome. Our editorial team is made up of experienced, published writers who will review and promote your work with the dedication that excellent literature deserves, so don’t be shy! Visit us on Twitter (@MountIslandLit), and for more information and complete guidelines visit www.mountisland.com.

 

The New Verse News is Accepting Submissions

Submissions accepted year-round.

The New Verse News covers the news with poems on issues large and small (especially those of a politically progressive bent) by writers from all over the world. The editors seek to post each day a genuinely poetic take on a very current and specific news story. See the website at www.newversenews.com for guidelines and for examples of the kinds of poems The New Verse News publishes. Then paste your submission and a brief bio in the text of an email (no attachments, please) to nvneditor@gmail.com. Write "Verse News Submission" in the subject line of your email.

 

Per Contra: Submissions Open for Short Fiction

Email deadline: October 15, 2014

Per Contra publishes literary fiction. We accept both flash fiction and short stories up to 4500 words. Although we publish translations, at this time we can accept only original fiction in English as submissions. Simultaneous submissions welcome. For full guidelines, please see our current issue at www.percontra.net.

 

PLUME: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry

Online submission deadline: Rolling

PLUME: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry is open for submissions. We publish some of the best poetry in the world, from writers both well-known and emerging: Rae Armantrout, Major Jackson, Amy Gerstler, Lisa Russ Spar, Mary Ruefle, Jim Daniels, Stuart Dybek, Andre du Bouchet tr. by Paul Auster, Mary Jo Salter, Yves Bonnefoy, Bob Hicok, and more. Please send 3-5 poems—but take a look at our guidelines first, perhaps, such as they are, or stroll through the Archives. www.plumepoetry.com

 

Really System Issue Four: Call for Sumissions

Online submission deadline: September 1, 2014

Really System, the journal of poetry and extensible poetics, will publish its fourth issue in Fall 2014. We are looking for vibrant poems inflected by our shared technocultural moment and the ways it envelops us, fascinates us, dances with us, ignores us, and fails us. Submission deadline is September 1, 2014. Details and submission guidelines are available at reallysystem.org.

 

Slipstream Seeks Poems Exploring the Theme of "Elements."

Online/Postmark submission deadline: May 1, 2015

Slipstream is currently reading for Issue #35, which will be published in 2015. We seek poetry that explores the theme "elements." Creative interpretations are welcome. Submit up to five (5) poems in one document file only. We also are seeking artwork for the issue. Please do not submit again until you have received a response on the status of your current submission. We also accept mail submissions with a SASE: Slipstream, PO Box 2071, Niagara Falls NY 14301. Deadline for submissions for this issue is May 1, 2015. Submit only unpublished work. Please refer to our submission guidelines on our web site (www.slipstreampress.org).

 

Stoneboat Literary Journal Call for Submissions

Online/Postmark submission deadline: August 1, 2014

Stoneboat Literary Journal seeks submissions for its fall issue and is reading through August 1st. We publish high quality poetry, fiction, nonfiction, b&w art, photo essays, and graphic literature. Electronic submissions are preferred, but we do accept hard copy submissions as well. We accept simultaneous submissions, but please notify us immediately if the work is accepted elsewhere. See our guidelines for more information: www.stoneboatwi.com/submit.html

 

Submissions Open for New Pulp Magazine

Email submission deadline: September 1, 2014

Dark Corners is a pulp fiction magazine that publishes the sort of stuff that you like to read: fast, thrilling and dark. Here you will find hardboiled, noir, sci-fi, fantasy, and western fiction. We are a quarterly magazine with issues in February, May, September, December. We publish in print and for Kindle. Deadline for issue #1 is September 1, 2014. Word limit is no less than 2,000 words and no more than 5,000 words. Send all submissions, in proper manuscript format, to craigtm85@gmail.com. darkcornersmagazine.blogspot.com

 

Yellow Medicine Review Seeks Submissions from Indigenous Writers

Email submission Deadline: August 1, 2014

Yellow Medicine Review is a journal of indigenous literature. The fall issue’s guest editor, Tiffany Midge, is looking for compelling and innovative poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction that speaks to the human condition. She is drawn to creative pieces that tell a story she hasn’t heard before; poetry, creative nonfiction and fiction with strong narrative elements but which are also language driven and appealing by way of craft and precision. She is interested in works that create links between the sacred and the profane and of celebration and elegy. Deadline for submissions is August 1st. Submit to editor@yellowmedicinereview.com. www.yellowmedicinereview.com

 

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Call for Submissions: Hermeneutic Chaos Literary Journal

Online submissions accepted year-round.

Hermeneutic Chaos seeks submissions of poetry and flash fiction that showcase all that art is capable of, from the humble nonchalant to the vehement procrastinated profundity. It is a new literary journal, but has already garnered praise for its first two issues. We look for beautifully handcrafted semantic mindscapes which provoke secluded emotions to emerge and clash with words with all their infinite capacities, making them perspire. All this, however, with a certain aesthetic humility. In order to submit, please visit www.hermeneuticchaosjournal.com/submit.html. We look forward to reading your work!

 

DIALOGIST is seeking original and previously unpublished work.

Online submission deadline: Rolling

DIALOGIST, a quarterly journal of poetry and art, is seeking original and previously unpublished poetry, as well as art/photography/illustration. We are a new online publication dedicated to diversity through discourse—i.e. we ask our writers to be clear, be dynamic, and start a conversation. Submissions are free.

 

Flyover Country Review call for submissions

Submission deadline: Rolling

Flyover Country Review, an online magazine of Midwestern literature, seeks submissions of short fiction, poetry, nonfiction, visual art, and photography for publication online and in print. Visit us at www.flyovercountryreview.com, on Facebook at facebook.com/fcreview, and on Twitter @flyoverreview. Submissions can be emailed to submissions@flyovercountryreview.com as per our submissions guidelines: www.flyovercountryreview.com/submissions-2/.

 

Hawaii Pacific Review is open for submissions

Submissions accepted year-round.

Hawaii Pacific Review seeks submissions of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. The online literary journal of Hawaii Pacific University in Honolulu, HPR often features work from Hawaii and the Pacific region, but is interested in great writing from any region and on any subject. Submissions are accepted all year long, though responses may take longer during summer months. More details can be found at hawaiipacificreview.org. Submissions are accepted exclusively through our online submissions manager: hawaiipacificreview.submittable.com/submit.

 

J Journal Seeks Submissions for Spring 2015 Issue

J Journal: New Writing on Justice seeks submissions for the spring 2015 issue. Now in its seventh year, J is the only literary journal in the country framed by justice themes. Our most powerful pieces approach justice tangentially rather than directly. J Journal has received strong notices in review sites, special mentions in the Pushcart Prize anthology and a Pushcart Prize. Send fiction and personal narrative (6000 words max) and poetry (up to three poems) to: Editors, J Journal, Department of English, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 524 West 59th St., 7th Floor, New York NY 10019. Provide email address for response. See jjournal.org for more information.

 

Neon Literary Magazine Seeks Submissions

Submission deadline: Rolling

Neon seeks literary and slipstream short-form writing. We err towards the dark, and like to experiment with language and form. We have a particular taste for the apocalyptic. Neon is based in the UK, and is published online and in print every quarter. We publish writers from anywhere in the world, and everything we publish is available for free online. Please read the guidelines page (www.neonmagazine.co.uk/?page_id=116) and then send work in the body of an email for consideration.

 

The Screaming Sheep is on the hunt!

Online/Email submission deadline: August 31, 2014

The Screaming Sheep is looking for writers for its inaugural issue. We want voices that shed light on the absurd and the unspoken. Voices that make the reader leap up from their seat, throw their laptop to the side, and scream "I must do SOMETHING." Voices that want to make every being on Earth simultaneously tremble, but aren't sure how. We want burning hornet nests, glass seagulls, fruit that tastes like leather. We want your gold, your silver, your bile, and your best friend's bike. Simply put: We want to hear you scream. screamingsheep.tk

 

Submit to Printer's Devil Review

Online submission deadline: September 1, 2014

Printer's Devil Review (ISSN 2160-2948) is an independent, open access journal of literary and visual art. We provide emerging writers and artists with access to publication and inquisitive readers with new voices and visions. We publish new writers alongside Pushcart- and Pulitzer Prize-winning ones. We pay a lot of attention to graphic design and have a killer website that ensures your work will not only look good, but reach readers wherever they are and on any device, from desktops to phones. We're currently seeking submissions of fiction (2,000 to 9,000 words), poetry, and nonfiction. Our reading period for Fall 2014 opened May 1, 2014 and closes September 1, 2014. pdrjournal.org

 

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Kindred Magazine Call for Submissions, Autumn 2014 & Winter 2014

Online submission deadline: August 1, 2014

Kindred is a quarterly lit mag that features work by fresh voices with a passion and talent for story. We publish work that is consistent with the way we feel life should be: connected, natural, simple. We seek creative nonfiction, short fiction, poetry, and photography for our upcoming issues. Show us: work that is smart & thoughtful, the intersection of personal & the geographic, imaginings, writerly habits especially with glimpses into notebooks, a piece on gatherings of people with meaningful talk and maybe a menu & playlist. We only accept previously unpublished works. Submission guidelines can be found here: anchorandplumepress.com/about-kindred/.

 

Call for Submissions: Connecting Art with Spirit

Deadline: year-round

Stone Voices, a quarterly publication focused on connecting art with spirit, seeks submissions. Fiction and creative nonfiction submissions are particularly desirable. Possible topics include, but not limited to, art and the spiritual path, art and mindfulness, artists whose work relates to spirit...and much more.
www.stone-voices.com

 

Call for Submissions: Still Point Arts Quarterly

Deadline: year-round

Still Point Arts Quarterly, a truly beautiful publication, seeks writing about art—art history, art theory, artists, aesthetics, creativity, and more. Fiction and creative nonfiction submissions are particularly desirable. Online submissions are now accepted. www.stillpointartsquarterly.com

 

Conjunctions now reading for Speaking Volumes (November 2014)

Postmark submission deadline: July 31, 2014

Now reading for Conjunctions:63, Speaking Volumes (Fall 2014). This issue will include writing about writing itself and about the books that are home to the written word. A library of ideas about language and the book in all their forms, it will collect poetry, fiction, and nonfiction on historic, secret, ghostwritten, pseudonymous, banned, and forged books—and on literature in every guise. Submissions via regular mail, through July: 21 E. 10th St. #3E, New York, NY 10003. In order to receive a reply, you must include a self-addressed envelope stamped with sufficient postage for our response. No simultaneous submissions. www.conjunctions.com/about.htm.

 

Deadline Extended for the Manifesto Project Anthology

Extended submission deadline: August 15, 2014

The Manifesto Project is seeking short statements in which poets declare their working principles as artists, accompanied by two of the poet’s poems, works of his or her own choosing. We ask only that each poet has a book published or forthcoming from a nationally recognized press. UPDATE: We’ve extended our deadline! Submissions will now be accepted until August 15, 2014. Publication of the volume by the University of Akron Press is anticipated in 2016. For full guidelines and information on submitting, please visit poetrymanifestoproject.org.

 

Dialogual publishes dialogue-only stories.

Submission deadline: Rolling

We publish fiction dialogue-only stories on a regular basis. We accept all genres except erotica. While the length is 350 words, leeway can be offered. As well as serialization for longer work. We will have a Sci-Fi theme in September, and a Halloween theme in October, in case you need a challenge. Please read a story posted before submitting. dialogual.wix.com/dialogual

 

Microfiction Monday Magazine Call For Submissions

Online, Submission Deadline: year-round

Microfiction Monday Magazine is seeking exceptional stories told in 100 words or less for publication every Monday. There are no restrictions on genre or content, just punch us in the chest with characters we can feel, images we can't get out of our heads, and stories that are complete despite their brevity. Artwork submissions are also welcome. For more information and how to submit visit microfictionmondaymagazine.com.

 

Publisher Expands and Seeks Book Submissions

Deadline: year-round

Shanti Arts Publishing has expanded its focus to include art, nature, and spirit, and is seeking book submissions related to these topics. Shanti Arts Publishing is devoted to producing beautiful and compelling books. Book types include art books, artist monographs, gift books, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Most books are distributed in both print and digital formats. www.shantiarts.com

 

Scapegoat Review looking for Submissions

Scapegoat Review is a quarterly journal looking for work for its next issue. Poetry, flash fiction and flash nonfiction are welcome. We strive for work that is rare and exceptional. Both established and unpublished poets welcome. Work we like—Paul Celan, Simone Muench, Osip Mandelstam, Yusef Komunyakaa, Wilsawa Symborksa; work that captures our brain and heart. Check www.scapegoatreview.com for guidelines.

 

Workers Writer! Call for Submissions

Email/Postmark deadline: December 31, 2014

Issue eleven of Workers Write! will be Tales from the Coliseum and will contain stories and poems from workers in the sports industry. We're looking for fiction from sportscasters, scouts, referees and umpires, agents, front office employees, vendors, groundskeepers, trainers, and even athletes—as long as the tale is about the "job" of sports. Submit your stories via e-mail to: coliseum@workerswritejournal.com, or send a hard copy to: Workers Write!, P.O. Box 250382, Plano, TX 75025-0382. Word count: 500 to 5,000 words. Payment: Between $5 and $50 (depending on length and rights requested). We will consider previously published material. www.workerswritejournal.com

 

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Anthology Seeking Submissions from Queer and Trans* People of Color

Email/Online submission deadline: TBA

Seeking writing and visual art by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer, Trans*, Two-Spirit and other gender and sexuality non-conforming People of Color (QTPOC), that address various aspects of QTPOC experience, including but not limited to writing that illuminates histories and the present, in regards to racism, sexism, homoantagonism, transantagonism, classism, ableism, anti-Semitism and Islamophobia, imperialism, orientalism, social movements, community healing, social justice, imagination and possibility, freedom. Please see website for full details: reveries-rage.tumblr.com.

 

Bloodstone Review: A new online literary journal

Online submission deadline: August 31, 2014

Bloodstone Review is an online literary journal currently accepting submissions for its inaugural issues. Bloodstone Review is looking for fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction and art from new and established cunning wordsmiths and daring artists. Please check our website for detailed submission guidelines. bloodstonereview.blogspot.com

 

Call for Interactive Fiction Submissions – Inky Path Literary Magazine

Submission deadline: Rolling

Inky Path Literary Magazine is currently seeking interactive fiction submissions for its third volume. Interactive fiction consists of stories where readers make choices, from choose-your-own-adventure books to parser-based fiction. We are currently seeking online submissions for interactive fiction in every size, form, and flavor. Bring us your hypertext haiku and parser-based parables. We accept previously published works as well. For more information and our submission guidelines, please visit: www.inkypath.wordpress.com.

 

Call for Submissions - Sukoon

Email submissions accepted year-round.

Sukoon magazine is seeking submissions of previously unpublished fiction, nonfiction, poetry and visual art for its upcoming summer issue in August/September 2014. Sukoon is an Arab-themed, English language, online literary magazine reflecting the diversity of the Arab world, be it through the artist/writer, or the art itself. Artists and writers need not be Arab, nor of Arab origin, but art and writing must, in some way, relate to the Arab world. If artist or writer is of Arab origin, the writing need not strictly relate to the Arab world. For submission guidelines visit www.sukoonmag.com.

 

damselfly press seeks submissions by women writers

Email/Online submissions accepted year-round.

damselfly press seeks to promote exceptional writing by women. We welcome work from female writers of all experiences. If you’d like to submit, please first visit our guidelines section before emailing your submission. damselflypress.net/submissions/

 

Fiction Fix Seeks Poetry

Online submission deadline: August 31, 2014

Fiction Fix is now accepting poetry and prose poem submissions for a summer 2015 issue of Poetry Fix. The deadline to submit is August 31, 2014. Please see the website for full guidelines.

 

Looking for works of verse, fiction, nonfiction, artwork, or photography!

Email submissions accepted year-round.

[Slippage] (www.slippagelitmag.co.nr) is currently accepting submissions of original verse, fiction, creative nonfiction, artwork, and photography for our third issue. Send all of your work in the body of an email to slippagelitmag@gmail.com.

 

Mom Egg Review seeks submissions of work in all genres

Submission deadline: September 1, 2014

Mom Egg Review seeks submissions of work in all genres for its 13th issue, plus a special themed poetry folio, “Compassionate Action”. Mom Egg Review, a print literary journal featuring poetry, creative prose, short fiction, and visual art, seeks your fine work for its thirteenth annual issue. The issue is un-themed, but will also contain a special poetry folio to be curated by Jennifer Jean, themed “Compassionate Action”. We publish work by mother writers or by anyone about mothers or motherhood. There is no fee to submit. Submissions will be open from June 1 to September 1, 2014. Please read full guidelines before submitting. www.momeggreview.com/themomegg/Submit.html

 

Paper Tape: Hauntings

Email/Online submission deadline: July 31, 2014

Though it is usually associated with tragedy and horror, “hauntings” is also distantly related to “home.” Paper Tape wants work that explores “hauntings” from many different angles, so send us your ghost stories, your obsessed and obsessions, your spirit-filled places, and terrifying evocative beauty. Work accepted during this reading period will be published from October - March. Seasonal stories are welcome. Genres: flash fiction, short story, narrative nonfiction, essay, and art/photography. Word Count: < 2500 words. Guidelines: papertapemag.com/submissions

 

Red Cedar Review: a literary magazine open for undergraduate submissions

Online submission deadline: September 1, 2014

Red Cedar Review is an online undergraduate-managed literary magazine at Michigan State University that features the most creative student work from across the nation. We are looking to publish poetry, creative nonfiction, short fiction, storyboards, photography, and more from undergraduates only. For full submission details, please visit www.redcedarreview.com/?page_id=567.

 

Small Po[r]tions: now reading for Issue 3

Submission deadline: Rolling

Small Po[r]tions publishes work that minimizes, blurs, or exaggerates distinctions between genres and hopes to offer a shared space for experimental creative fiction and nonfiction, lyrical fiction, poetry, and multimedia pieces. Each issue has a print component with a focus on book arts and an online component featuring selections from the print issue along with media work. Submit up to 1000 words or one multimedia work to smallportionsjournal@gmail.com. smallportionsjournal.com

 

Word Soup Call for Poetry Submissions

Email submission deadline: September 1, 2014

Word Soup seeks poems on the theme of hunger, however the poet interprets it. 100% of the submission fees are donated to a food bank. Send us 3-5 of your best previously unpublished poems and a submission fee of $6.00 for each submission. Submission guidelines at www.wordsoup.weebly.com. Help us end hunger one poem at a time.

 

Posted May 29, 2014
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Brickplight Seeks Submissions for Issue 4

Submission deadline: July 25, 2014

Brickplight exists to promote the exploration of unique identities through daring poetry. We will be accepting submissions for Issue 4 from June 1st through July 25th, 2014. Please visit our site for submission guidelines: sites.google.com/site/brickplight/submit.

 

Cactus Heart Seeks New Work

Online submission deadline: Rolling

Cactus Heart seeks new and original poetry, fiction, nonfiction, photography & art for Issue #9 (e-Issue). We want spiny writing & art—sharp, relentless, coursing with energy and able to thrive in the harshest of places, all while maintaining a vulnerable, succulent interior. Send us your prickly little hearts; make us swoon. More info: cactusheartpress.com/about. Full guidelines: cactusheartpress.submittable.com. Questions: sara@cactusheartpress.com.

 

Call for poetry and writing submissions from young people

Call for poetry and writing submissions from young people aged from before preschool all the way to age 18. Photography, writing, poetry, art and anything creative really is welcome. Check it out here to see how you could become published: www.poetryspace.co.uk/young-writers-space/. In the future we plan to have a book with all the best contributions. Please encourage friends and fellow students to submit to our cause to encourage young people.

 

Call for Submissions: Star 82 Review

Submission deadline: Year-round

Star 82 Review is an art and literary online and print magazine looking for your best original unpublished work and lyrical language featuring the displaced person and the lovely oddness of everyday life. We’re looking for 6-1000 words and photos or images you’ve created that tell a story. Combinations of art and writing (erasure texts, tiny stories with photo, etc.) are also welcome. See the guidelines at: star82review.com/submissions.html.

 

Chaffin Journal Call for Submissions

Postmark deadline: October 1, 2014

The Chaffin Journal, published annually at Eastern Kentucky University, welcomes submissions of short fiction and poetry from both established and emerging writers from June 1 to October 1. Manuscripts should be submitted with SASE; fiction manuscripts should be double-spaced. Individual copies of the journal are six dollars each, and subscriptions are six dollars per year. All submissions and correspondence should be mailed to Robert W. Witt, editor, The Chaffin Journal, Department of English, Case Annex 467, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY 40475-3102. english.eku.edu/chaffin-journal

 

ISO quality queer literary writing HMU

Submissions accepted year-round.

EDUCE Literary Journal is committed to showcasing visual artists and publishing innovative literary fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction by established and emerging writers from the queer community. We are a full-color, magazine-sized, biannual publication that operates primarily on an e-platform, but utilizes print on demand. Queer = Other. www.educejournal.com

 

On the Rusk: Call for Summer Issue

Email submission deadline: July 21, 2014

On the Rusk seeks submissions for the Summer Issue. We are looking for any and all types of creative writing and art that does not fit into mainstream journals. Please find the submissions requirements at ontherusk.com/submissions/.

 

Petrichor Review Now Accepting Submissions on a Rolling Basis

Submission Deadline: February 1 - July 31; September 1 - December 31

Petrichor Review is now monthly, and accepting submissions on a rolling basis (from Feb. 1st to July 31st, and from Sept. 1st to Dec. 31st). We currently accept poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, flash fiction, and artwork. Show us something we’ve seen a million times, make it unrecognizable; hijack our attention. We feast on well-rounded characters, devour sensorial details, and drink deeply from flowing narratives. Thrill us with your linguistic dexterity and gymnastics. Send your best work, proof-read and single-spaced. And please read the magazine & guidelines before you submit!

 

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BLACKBERRY: a magazine open for submissions

Online submission deadline: Rolling

BLACKBERRY: a magazine is an online literary magazine featuring black women writers and artists. Its goal is to expose readers to the diversity of the black woman’s experience and strengthen the black female voice in both the mainstream and independent markets. We're currently looking for poetry, (a lot of) fiction, nonfiction, spoken word, and flash. Please check out our previous issues and take a peak at our site to get a feel for what we like. www.blackberryamagazine.com

 

Call for Submissions Poetry or Short Prose—The Voices Project

Submission deadline: Year-round

The Voices Project, an online literary venue for women to promote social change, is taking submissions of poetry or prose. Women and girls of any age or education level are encouraged to submit. We take submissions year round and accept poetry no longer than 2 typed double-spaced pages. Prose, no longer than 250 words. Please include a short bio (200 words or less) with your submission. Anonymous submissions and multiple submissions welcome, no more than 5. Submit through our website: www.thevoicesproject.org/submit.html OR email us at info@thevoicesproject.org. More detailed submission guidelines can be downloaded on the "Submit" page of our site.

 

Compose Journal—Submit to Our Fall 2014 Issue

Online submission deadline: August 15, 2014

Compose: A Journal of Simply Good Writing publishes work by both established and emerging writers. Submit poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, or artwork to be considered for our Fall 2014 issue. Guidelines can be found here: composejournal.com/submissions/

 

Digital Papercut Literary Journal Call for Submissions for Inaugural Issue

Submission deadline: July 31, 2014

Digital Papercut Literary Journal is seeking poetry, artwork, and short story submissions for our inaugural issue. We welcome fresh new writers with engaging voices, and we enjoy dark and quirky artwork. All artists and authors retain rights to their work. See more on our website:
wordpoolpress.wix.com/digitalpapercut#!submissions/chh7

 

Driftless Review

Email submission deadline: Rolling

Submissions accepted year around. The Driftless say, “A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.” www.driftlessreview.org

 

The Drunken Odyssey Needs Personal Essays on Beloved Books

The Drunken Odyssey, an amazing writing podcast, needs personal essays for its “Book that Changed my Life” segments. Send pitches for essay ideas to thedrunkenodyssey@gmail.com. For approved pitches, essays should be between 500 and 800 words. The format is to discuss what was going on in your life when you encountered the book, what about the book affected you so much, and close retrospectively with your life now, after having had the book become a part of you. Accepted essays will be read by the authors (when possible) and paired with music. For examples, check out the podcast at thedrunkenodyssey.com.

 

Dunes Review Seeks Submissions in all Genres

Online submission deadline: July 15, 2014

We're looking for work that draws us in from the very first line, with image, with sound, with sense, with lack of sense. We believe that great writing can occur anywhere, anytime, and the topic doesn't matter, only the words, the sounds, the rhythm and cadence.* We're looking for writing that bowls us over, that lifts us up, that takes us places we've never been and shows us ordinary things in ways we've never seen them. www.michwriters.org/dunesreview/
*We have a special interest in writing that is tied to Michigan, but we accept submissions from anyone, anywhere.

 

ELJ Publications - Calls for All Series

Submission deadline: Rolling

A writer’s manuscript is ultimately their heart. It should be treated with respect, and the author should have some control over the process. It’s their book. It’s their words. Every page should be treated with respect, held high, preserved for each and everyone that picks it up. Please join ELJ Publications, where writers are never just a manuscript. Your baby is our baby. ELJ Publications currently has calls for submission for general queries of any project your heart can dream and five different series that focus on flash fiction, poetry, collaboration, memoir, creative nonfiction, long short stories...a little bit of everything for everyone. Check us out today! eljpublications.com/submit/

 

FLARE: The Flagler Review now accepting submissions for Fall issue

Online submission deadline: August 15, 2014

Fall is right around the corner. FLARE: The Flagler Review is now accepting submissions for its Fall 2014 issue. We are looking for compelling fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. FLARE, a literary journal at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida, publishes a print edition each fall, and an online edition in the spring. We seek new, up-and-coming, and established writers and artists. See our submissions page at theflaglerreview.com/submit/.

 

Pithead Chapel Seeks Gutsy Narratives

Submission deadline: Rolling

Pithead Chapel is a monthly online journal of short fiction and nonfiction. We’re currently seeking gutsy narratives up to 4,000 words, and are particularly interested in essays (personal, memoir, lyric, travel, experimental, hybrid, etc.). Please visit us at pitheadchapel.com to learn more about our submission guidelines.

 

Seeking Nonfiction Essays about Writing for Weekly Blog!

Online submissions accepted year-round.

South85 Journal is seeking nonfiction essays about writing, the writing life, and other literary topics for its weekly blog. Posts should be between 250-800 words (400-600 words preferred). For examples, go to south85journal.com/blog/. For submission guidelines, visit
south85journal.com/submission-guidelines/blog-submission-guidelines/.

 

Skin to Skin Issue 06

Online submission deadline: August 1, 2014

Skin to Skin is a coffee table magazine for women of the LGBTQ community. It is a platform that promotes unity, freedom of expression and the sharing of ideas. Submissions are now open for Issue 06 until August 1, 2014. Poetry: You may send up to 4 pieces in one Word document. Prose/Essays/Fiction/Non-Fiction: No more than 2 prose / essays; not exceeding 2000 words. Illustrations, Artwork, and Photographs: You may send up to 5 art pieces in black-and-white and/or color format. Please include captions or brief descriptions. All forms of art welcomed. www.s2skin.com

 

S/tick seeks fabulous feminist art and creative writing

Submission deadline: Rolling

Work with a feminist consciousness that challenges the status quo and says things that are difficult to say may be hard to find a home for, but it's exactly what S/tick is looking for. S/tick provides a place for women and feminists to share their grief, anger, and joy. Please send us your bright and touching art, poetry, and prose with a biting feminist bent. Preference will be given to women and artists in Canada, though if neither of these red dresses fits you, simply ensure you redress something of interest to women! s-tick.tumblr.com

 

Storyscape Journal seeking submissions

Online submission deadline: Rolling

Storyscape Journal seeks submissions of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, audio, and visual art. We publish work in three categories: Truth, Untruth, and We Don't Know And They Won't Tell Us. We like work that surprises, entertains, and interrogates our notions of what is true and not true in storytelling. Submit at the following link: storyscapejournal.submittable.com/submit.

 

(the) Squawk Back seeks poems and fictions, under 10k words

Submissions accepted year-round.

(the) Squawk Back is an online literary journal of transgression and alienation, baptized by fire in May of 2011. We like it when people send us things to read, because if we like those things, we'll publish them in one of our semiweekly issues, especially when they're sent to: editor@thesquawkback.com. But please don't send us things that aren't written, nor don't not send us things, which, we feel, is somewhat worse. Again, the email address of the editor is editor@thesquawkback.com. Send things there. Or don't: you don't have to. But if you do, please be a talented writer. Never mind. thesquawkback.com

 

Submit fiction and creative nonfiction to Burrow Press Review

Submissions accepted year-round.

Burrow Press Review features one new work of fiction or creative nonfiction on its homepage each week. We publish a wide range of established and emerging writers. Send us your best literary fiction and/or creative nonfiction. Flash fiction and experimental pieces are also welcome. 5,000 words max. burrowpressreview.com

 

 

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