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Posted August 28, 2014


American Tanka Invites Submissions of Tanka Poetry

Online submissions accepted year-round

American Tanka, publishing fine English-language tanka since 1996, seeks submissions of well-crafted, original, unpublished five-line tanka. Please view our most recent issue online and use our online submission form.


Big Muddy Literary Journal Seeks Submissions

Submissions accepted year-round.

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 Send unpublished work, cover letter, and SASE to Susan Swartwout, Big Muddy, One University Plaza, MS 2650, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701.


Blinders Journal Seeking Submissions For Issue Two

Online submissions accepted year-round.

Have you ever, as a new writer, felt intimidated by the contributor bios you read in the back of your favorite magazines? Have you ever, as a well-established writer, wondered how well your manuscripts would fare if they were separated from your name and list of previous publications? We here at Blinders Literary Journal hope that we have found a solution for writers and poets, new and advanced. We are currently reading blind submissions only for our second issue. We never want to see your cover letter, only your fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Once we accept your work, we will display it professionally in a digital environment.


Brickplight Issue 5 Call for Submissions

Online submission deadline: October 25, 2014

Brickplight exists to promote the exploration of unique identities through daring poetry. We will be accepting submissions for Issue 5 from September 1st, 2014 through October 25th, 2014. Please visit our site for submission guidelines:


Call for Submissions: Short Stories, Poetry, and Artwork

Submissions accepted year-round.

Digital Papercut is an online literary journal that publishes new work every day. We are seeking short story, poetry, and artwork of any theme for our second 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. Submission is free. By submitting to DP, Artists and Authors can be published quickly, reach a larger audience online, share their published work with family and friends for free, and link their work in their online portfolios. Submission guidelines can be found at


The Cape Rock Seeks Submissions

Submissions accepted year-round.

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.


Fourth Genre Accepting Submissions

Postmark deadline: November 30, 2014

Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction is now accepting submissions for the open reading period. Submissions must be postmarked between August 15 and November 30. Send Submissions to: Laura Julier, Editor, Fourth Genre, 434 Farm Lane, Rm. 234, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1033. Detailed submission guidelines available at Please read submission guidelines prior to submitting.


Glassworks Magazine Call for Submissions

Submission deadline: December 15, 2014

Glassworks Magazine, a journal of literature and art publishing digitally and in print, seeks poetry, fiction, nonfiction, craft essays, art/photography, and new media (video, audio, multi-modal, etc.) for upcoming issues. Reading period open until December 15. Contributor copies provided. Read guidelines at


The Healing Muse Submission Period Starts September 1, 2014

Postmark/Email submission deadline: May 1, 2015

The Healing Muse, annual journal of literary and visual art published by SUNY Upstate Medical University’s Center for Bioethics and Humanities, is looking for artists and writers for our 2015 fall publication. We welcome fiction, poetry, narratives, essays, memoirs, drawings, photography, and graphic art, particularly but not exclusively focusing on themes of medicine and healing. Submission period: September 1, 2014 through May 1, 2015. Original and unpublished works only. Detailed guidelines can be found on our website:


J Journal Call for Submissions

J Journal: New Writing on Justice seeks submissions for spring and fall 2015 issues. While J's writers sometimes meet justice head on, our most resonant pieces often approach justice tangentially. J Journal has received strong notices and won a Pushcart Prize for fiction. Send previously unpublished literary fiction, poetry, or personal narratives to: Editors, J Journal, Department of English, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 524 West 59th St., 7th Floor, New York NY 10019. Three poems or 6000 words of prose, max. Please include email address for reply only. See for more information. Queries:


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 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.


LPR Accepting Submissions for Winter 2015 Food Issue

Submission deadline: November 1, 2014

Little Patuxent Review is accepting submissions of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and artwork for the Winter 2015 Food issue. How many tongues can you access through the language of food? How many minutes could you commune with a family at a foreign table, supported with the language of food? LPR seeks a variety of takes on the theme, from the broad issues, places, and people that “feed” you, to the ground level stories and poems that mark your daily interactions with food. Submissions will be open until November 1, 2014. Guidelines at


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 for guidelines and for examples of the kinds of poems The New Verse News publishes. Then paste your previously-unpublished, non-simultaneous submission and a brief bio in the text of an email (no attachments, please) to 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


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.


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 (


Submit to BatCat Press!

Email submission deadline: September 30, 2014

We have extended our summer reading period till the end of September! BatCat Press publishes handbound limited editions of awesome poetry and prose. We seek to publish books, chapbooks, and broadsides that are the perfect combination of excellent writing and interesting design. Go to for more information on our process.


Under the Sun is reading for its 3rd online issue

Postmark/Email deadline: January 2, 2015

Beginning August 15 through January 2 Under the Sun will be taking creative nonfiction and single submissions only. 2013 website: New website beginning September 2014: E-mail: Address: Heidemarie Weidner, English 5053, TTU, Cookeville, TN 38505.


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Gone Lawn, a literary webjournal, seeking submissions

Submission deadline: Rolling

Imaginative, unusual and/or innovative artistic literary works are sought: fiction, prose, prose poetry and alternative narrative media (image, sound, motion). Send us your doubtful animals, your mischievous miscreants and your genuine, heartfelt meditations! We especially love mooncalves and want to see more and more of them. We're also looking for 'cover' art, and are open to proposals for novel or novella excerpts, if you have a new book you're promoting and think we might like to feature it. View our guidelines on our submission page ( No fee. Any formatting acceptable.


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Sediments Literary-Arts Journal:
Seeking Submissions For Inaugural Issue

Online submission deadline: Rolling

Sediments Literary-Arts Journal is looking for submissions for its inaugural issue. We seek to feature new and emerging writers and artists as well as the established ones who inspire them. Sediments wants to provide the perfect foundation for you to deposit your artistic style, whether it’s witty, political, controversial, faith-based or redefining reality. We are aiming for an August 31st debut, after which accepted work will be published every other Sunday. So reference our submission guidelines and submit your poems, short stories, flash fiction, or art to


Call for submissions: ON BLUE

Submission Deadline: September 26, 2014

The Filid Chapbook is looking for BLUE content. (The color, the music, the range of feeling—we're looking for explorations of the theme). We accept poetry, nonfiction, short fiction, visual art, and pretty well anything else that interests us. We are dedicated to intensive, collaborative editing. All accepted pieces will be workshopped with peers and Chapbook staff. Please feel free to browse our website for samples of work we're into.


Clockhouse opens submissions for its 2015 issue

Online submission deadline: December 1, 2014

Clockhouse, a literary journal published in partnership with Goddard College, seeks submissions from emerging and established writers for its 2015 issue. Clockhouse is devoted to a variety of genres, publishing fiction, poetry, memoir, creative nonfiction, and dramatic work. Our 2014 issue showcases work by Elisabeth Frost, David Greenspan, Rinne Groff, Beth Kephart, Nancy Kricorian, Naomi Shihab Nye, Purvi Shah, Michelle Yasmine Valladares, and Rahna Reiko Rizzuto’s interview of M. T. Anderson, among other terrific voices. Deadline is December 1, 2014. For submission guidelines, mission statement, and to submit your work, visit


Crab Fat Literary Magazine Call for Submissions!

Deadline: Rolling

Crab Fat Literary Magazine is reading for its 2nd and 3rd issues! Literary prose, poetry, and visual art are currently needed. Crab Fat is interested in experimental, awkward, LGBTQ, and nonlinear work. A good plot means something, but doesn’t always mean everything. Writing that evokes feeling is most important. For an extra challenge, Crab Fat loves second person POV in short fiction. Crab Fat Literary Magazine is an online quarterly. Visit for more information.


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.


Dirty Chai Seeks Submissions for Issue Four: Love Child

Deadline: October 5, 2014

Dirty Chai Magazine is now accepting submissions through October 5th, 2014 for our fourth issue: Love Child. Send us your best fiction, creative nonfiction/essay, poetry, and visual art that represents something beautiful from unexpected sources, remnants of the past, going against the status quo—we want to see how you have used your creative freedom to make and learn from your memories and mistakes. To read our latest issue, and to view submission guidelines, please visit


Fiction Southeast Now Accepting Submissions

Submission deadline: Year-round

The editors of Fiction Southeast are interested in flash fiction (fiction of approximately 1000 words or less). While we are interested in fiction that depicts a variety of southern traditions and landscapes, we DO NOT wish to limit the journal to only southern writers. Writers from other parts of the country are encouraged to submit their work. Though we hope for creative and innovative writing, we don’t prefer one particular style or genre of writing. The only criterion we look for is quality.


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, on Facebook at, and on Twitter @flyoverreview. Submissions can be emailed to as per our submissions guidelines:


Green Briar Review Open for Submissions

Online submission deadline: Year-round

Green Briar Review accepts nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and photography/art. Please submit only one piece of fiction and/or nonfiction at a time, and no more than three poems. Once you've heard back, feel free to submit again. We use Submittable. Our response time can run from a few weeks to a few months. Feel free to query ( after four months. We do not accept previously published material. We do accept, however, unsolicited simultaneous submissions, but please inform us immediately if the work has been accepted elsewhere.


Hamilton Stone Review # 31 Now Open for Submissions

Email submission deadline: September 20, 2014

The Hamilton Stone Review, an online literary magazine, publishes two issues a year, in March and October. The submissions period for the October issue is 8-15-14 through 9-20-14. Nonfiction submissions should be emailed only to Reamy Jansen at with "HSR" in the subject line. Poetry submissions should be emailed only to Roger Mitchell at with "HSR" in the subject line. Fiction submissions should be emailed only (12 pages or fewer double-spaced) to Lynda Schor at Fiction submissions must have " HSR" in the subject line. No snail mail submissions, please.


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 Submissions are accepted exclusively through our online submissions manager:


The Horror of Everyday Life

Submission deadline: October 31, 2014

The Flexible Persona invites you to submit your nonfiction and fiction pieces of terror, anxiety, and horror. We invite you to face that which truly shakes you to the core, armed with the alchemy of the written word. Our themed issue is free to enter. The deadline is October 31st, and the selected works will be published online in audio format as well as in a special e-reader issue in February 2015.


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.


Lackington's is open to submissions

Deadline: Year-Round

Lackington’s publishes speculative fiction between 1,500 – 5,000 words. Our writers and artists have collectively been nominated for or won Hugo, Nebula, Aurora, and British Fantasy awards. We buy fantasy, SF, slipstream, post-apocalyptic, magic realism, mythopoeia, folktale, and any flavour of punk. We’re excited by stories by, or representative of, members of traditionally marginalized communities. We're never excited by fanfic, so please don’t send us any. We’re not a horror market, either, though we enjoy dark elements. Visit to see what themes we're reading for at the moment and learn more about the kind of prose we're seeking.


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 ( and then send work in the body of an email for consideration.


Seeking Submissions for Winter 2015: "Close Weather"

Submission deadline: October 15, 2014

Is talking about the weather still a refuge for polite conversation? If we are almost continually reminded by news reports (of droughts and flash floods, wildfires and thunder-snow, ice storms and hurricanes) that weather is not a backdrop to the dramatic actions of our era, but its central player, how will the literature we make reflect this? The New Madrid editors seek submissions of original fiction, poetry, and nonfiction that let the weather into the work of art and thinking. The reading period begins August 15, 2014. Guidelines:


Up the Staircase Quarterly Seeking Submissions

Online submission deadline: October 15, 2014

Up the Staircase Quarterly is seeking unique, groundbreaking, and vivid poetry for its 27th issue, due out in November 2014. Entering its 7th year, UTSQ searches for difference-makers, writers going in new directions, originals. We also publish artwork: paintings, drawings, photography, comics, etc. Up the Staircase Quarterly recently appeared in the Masters of English "100 Inspiring Sites for Poetry and Poetry Lovers." Visit for more info.


Posted August 14, 2014
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Chattahoochee Review "Skin" CFS

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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.


The Write Place at the Right Time CFS

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Submissions Call for Upcoming Issues

Email submission deadline: September 1/December 15, 2014

Discover yourself in the write place at the write time. We feature fiction, poetry, nonfiction, writer resources and interviews with NYT best-selling authors and diverse writing professionals. Seeking submissions for our upcoming autumn/winter and winter/spring issues. Particularly looking for additional fiction for autumn, though poetry and nonfiction are welcome. Deadline for autumn/winter: September 1st. Deadline for winter/spring: December 15th. We are dedicated to publishing not just literary content but literary experiences where readers are engaged, moved and inspired. We look for pieces that speak intimately of the human condition and foster meaningful connections. Please see submission guidelines before submitting:


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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:


Call for Flash Fiction Submissions: The Conium Review

Online submission deadline: October 1, 2014

The Conium Review Online Compendium seeks flash fiction. Work must be unpublished. Simultaneous submissions are allowed. No reading fee. Try to stay under 1,000 words. We consider traditional narratives, but we’re also interested in lists, open letters, marginalia, and miscellany. Full guidelines are available at


Call for Submissions: Apple Valley Review

Submission deadline: September 15, 2014

Apple Valley Review is reading submissions of poetry, personal essays, and short fiction for the Fall 2014 issue (Vol. 9, No. 2). All work must be original, previously unpublished, and in English. Please note that we do not accept simultaneous submissions. All published work is automatically considered for our annual editor's prize, and several pieces from the journal have later appeared as selections, finalists, and/or notable stories in Best American Essays, Best of the Net, Best of the Web, and storySouth Million Writers Award. The current issue, previous issues, subscription information, and complete submission guidelines are available online.


Call for Submission for The Prompt: The Last Payphone Issue

Deadline: Year-round

The Prompt Literary Magazine is a biannual online magazine that publishes creative work that reflects experimental and traditional work based on writing prompts and exercises. Seeking submissions of poetry, fiction, CNF, and more. All writing must be based on prompts or exercises; submissions must include the prompt they are based on. Be creative or take on our Editor’s Challenge. Current Editor’s Challenge: The Last Payphone. Accepts submissions year-round. See guidelines at


Calls for poetry submissions Three and a half point 9

Online submission deadline: September 30, 2014

Calls for submissions for the second edition of Three and a Half Point 9 poetry journal due to be published in October 2014. Our journal looks to find a home for any loose cannon, comical, absurd, or experimental poetry. All submissions are to be written in English. Send to


Care about world affairs? Politics? Cultures? Call for Submissions

The Transnational is holding its 2nd call for submissions. The magazine seeks political and social critic poetry, essays, short-shorts, abstracts, and experimental texts.We want work that can be so difficult to place—texts which constructively and creatively grapple with the political and social developments in the present and history of this world. Previous published authors and artists include Richard O'Connell, Christian Gabriel Riedl, Dariane Lane, Nicholas Komodore, Making of Maniacs and Francis Raven. For more information about how to submit, please visit: (Submissions/Get Involved).


Dialogual, the magazine exclusive to dialogue-only stories.

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. For the current year we only have 3 spots left for the December Christmas edition. Next year's January has only 1 spot left, while half of February's Valentine's day themed month has 2 spots left. Please read a story posted before submitting.


Driftwood Press: Final Call for Fiction, Poetry, and Photography Submissions

Online submission deadline: August 30, 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, art, and interviews. Stay updated on our Facebook page (


Foliate Oak Call for Submissions

Foliate Oak Literary Magazine is eagerly awaiting your most feisty writing and your most fierce photography and artwork. Submit here:


Microfiction Monday Magazine Call For Submissions

Onlin 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


Now Accepting Submissions for Minetta Review's Fall 2014 Issue

Email submission deadline: November 15, 2014

The Minetta Review is a literary and arts publication managed by undergraduate students at New York University. If you are a poet, proser, prose-poet, painter, sculptor, photographer, digital illustrator—otherwise an experimenter of combining word and visual art—the Minetta Review staff encourages you to submit your work to The deadline for the Fall 2014 issue is November 15, 2014. Check out the publication's WordPress for previous issues and submission guidelines:


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 for guidelines.


Seeking Submissions for Inaugural Issue

Online submission deadline: October 15, 2014

Cherry Tree opens for submissions for its inaugural issue from August 15 to October 15. We are writers who value and publish well-crafted short stories, poems, and creative nonfiction essays that are not afraid to make us care. We want work that braves to be, that dares to be. We encourage well-informed work where the form understands its relationship with the content. We want pieces that seem wise, that are unafraid to confront topics that matter, and that speak with urgency, that beg for an ear to listen. We want to read vividly-drawn characters who challenge and enlarge our sympathy.


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:


Toad Suck Review Open for Submissions

Deadline: September 1, 2014

Ladies and Gentlewomen, the Toad Suck Review, published out of the University of Central Arkansas, is overwhelmed with submissions from dudes! Hence, we need your reviews, commentary, poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and anything eco for our annual print issue. Please send to, and may the Toad be with you!


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:, 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.


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Issue 7 - Wilderness Call for Submissions

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 for more information on our current theme and submission guidelines.


Call for Submissions to Anthology on Illness and Gender!

Email submission deadline: October 31, 2014

Submit to anthology of essays and artworks by artists and authors who either identify as female and are writing about illness or who are exploring the role of gender in the illness experience. Submissions from any and all interested applicants welcome! Stanford University’s professor and author Valerie Miner and creative writing lecturer Harriet Clark will be selecting a winning essay to receive the first place award of $250. The anthology will be published as a free chapbook and Amazon eBook to encourage dialogue about real experiences managing illness. Submissions due by October 31, 2014. Email with submissions and questions.


Call for Submissions to Medical Literary Messenger

Submission deadline: September 1, 2014

The Medical Literary Messenger is now accepting submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, photography, and visual art for our Fall 2014 issue. We are an online journal that promotes humanism and healing by publishing honest and engaging narratives by physicians, patients, and caretakers. To read our latest issue and see submission requirements, please visit our website:


Call for Submissions: Volume 4, Issue 3

Submission deadline: September 15, 2014

Blast Furnace seeks submissions on the theme "Love of country." Permitted submission formats: portable document format (.pdf), rich text format (.rft) and .doc/docx (Microsoft Word) files, OR 2-minute maximum .mp3/.wav audio files.


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.


Fiction Fix Seeks Poetry

Online submission deadline: October 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 October 31, 2014. Please see the website for full guidelines:


The MacGuffin—more accepting than your overbearing relatives.

Submission deadline: Year-round

The MacGuffin needs poetry and prose for our Fall 2014 issue! Send us your best—or your worst, if that’s your thing—story and/or verse. As with every Fall issue, we’ll be announcing and featuring the work of our Poet Hunt judge for the coming year. Short form prose is okay and so is longer stuff under 5000 words. We enjoy work that evokes a time and a place with a dash of irony to keep things spicy. And of course death always makes for a good poetic subject… For full details, see or email us at


Pelorus Press Open Submissions- Inaugural Issue

Online submission deadline: September 1, 2014

At Pelorus Press we ask that you share with us your process of poetry. Submissions are now open our Spring 2015 issue. Accepted work will appear in print. Please submit via our submittable up to three poems with no less than three drafts each. We want to see how a poem evolves over time and space. The more dramatic the transformation the better. We are also accepting physical representations of marked poetry. Please upload a PDF of a marked up poem to our submittable. Show us the struggle of your writing process. We look forward to reading your work.


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


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

Submission deadline: September 8, 2014

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 More info and previously published work can be found at


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 visit our site and review the submission guidelines, then send us your bright and touching art, poetry, and prose with a biting feminist bent! Preference may be given to women and artists in Canada.


Submissions for Lunch Ticket’s Summer/Fall 2014 issue are now accepted!

Online submission deadline: October 31, 2014

Lunch Ticket is now accepting submissions for its Summer/Fall 2014 issue. The following genres are encouraged to apply: Fiction, Flash Fiction, Poetry, Writing for Young People, and Visual Art. The deadline is set for October 31, 2014. Send us your best work! For guidelines and submission manager, visit our website:


Thrice Fiction Reading Period Begins

Submission deadline: August 31, 2014

3000 online readers expect your best. August is submission month for Thrice Fiction. Past issues can be seen for free on our website, along with submission guidelines. Go therefore, do likewise.


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 Help us end hunger one poem at a time.


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Emrys Journal Now Accepting Submissions for Vol. 32

Online submission deadline: November 1, 2014

Emrys Journal, published annually, accepts submissions of previously unpublished fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction August 1 - November 1 (5,000 word maximum for fiction and CNF, 3 poems maximum). Writers are charged a $3 reading fee to submit. A $250 prize is awarded to one selection in each genre. See for more information.



All About Writing: Nonfiction Essays Wanted for 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 For submission guidelines, visit


Are You a Man?

Postmark/Email submission deadline: November 1, 2014

Then send us a story (nonfiction or fiction, literary or mainstream), essay, poem, cartoon or graphic, about something that happened to you that could only have happened to a man. Most importantly, your submission must show women who men are, reveal us, tell our truths. These works will encompass men’s passages, phases of life, rituals, relationships, rivalries, work, play, love, sex, wars, peace, and more. For Passions of a Man, a collection of men’s writing to be published by Vineyards Press in 2015. There is no reading fee. Published contributors will receive compensation. See for details.


The Birds We Piled Loosely accepting submissions for first issue!

Email submission deadline: August 31, 2014

The Birds We Piled Loosely is a new online literary magazine looking for work by published and unpublished authors. We are a quarterly magazine focused on poetry, flash fiction/creative nonfiction, photography, and art. Our only requirement is work that surprises and excites us. Formal to experimental forms welcome. Submit to For full submission guidelines please visit


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: 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:


Call for Submissions: Storm Cellar

Online submission deadline: Year-round

Storm Cellar seeks stunning writing and art for issue 4.2 (Winter '15). We're looking for sharp, innovative takes on new and classic themes, language, and ideas. Show us what surprised you when you wrote it. Midwesterners and women are encouraged. We'd especially like to see work by authors of color and other under-represented perspectives. Details:, or skip to the submission manager:


Carbon Culture Review Call for Submissions art, lit, tech, ect.

Submission deadline: Rolling

Carbon Culture Review, a new journal at the intersection of technology, art and literature, is currently seeking unsolicited submissions of previously unpublished fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, translations, photography and visual art as well as book reviews, art reviews and articles on new technologies important to our global community. We are interested in work that crosses genres and that we can put a 'tech' or 'cultural' slant to. For more information, please visit our website at or our Submittable page at


Emerge Literary Journal Seeks Poetry/Flash Fiction For 2014

Online submission deadline: October 1, 2014

Emerge Literary Journal is an annual print journal featuring poetry and flash fiction dedicated to emerging writers and their words. Now in its 3rd year of publication, ELJ aims to publish writers who are currently emerging on the literary scene. We love, prefer free verse and flash fiction—words with passion, voice, and place. We look for succinct images and dialogue that linger, narrative that we can take with us to bed at night, ideas used in magnificent ways. Bring us your castles. Reading periods are scheduled from August 1st to October 1st. Emerge Literary Journal is published under its parent press imprint, ELJ Publications.


Fourth Genre Accepting Submissions

Postmark deadline: November 30, 2014

Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction is now accepting submissions for the open reading period. Submissions must be postmarked between August 15 and November 30. Send Submissions to: Laura Julier, Editor, Fourth Genre, 434 Farm Lane, Rm. 234, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1033. Detailed submission guidelines available at Please read submission guidelines prior to submitting.


If and Only If: Call for Submissions

Email Submission deadline: October 1, 2014

If and Only If: A Journal of Body Image and Eating Disorders is seeking fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and art submissions that are related to body image, the body, and eating disorders for our inaugural issue to be published in Fall 2014. We are currently an online publication, but hope to compile a print anthology in the future. Deadline for submissions is October 1st. Submit up to 6000 words of fiction/nonfiction, five poems, or three pieces of art work to For more information, please visit


Really System Issue Four: Call for Submissions

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


Submissions open for The Blueshift Journal

Email submission deadline: September 30, 2014

We are a tri-annual publication looking for the breaks between words. Show us how our very fibers breathe together. Remind us of the days when a single word could turn an army. Give us blueshift. Any questions, email


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.


Vine Leaves Literary Journal calls for anthology cover art

Online deadline: September 12, 2014

Please send us your best work to be considered for the cover of The Best of Vine Leaves Literary Journal 2014. Make sure you have the art/photograph available in 300 dpi, and at least 2000 pixels wide. You may submit 10 pieces. Payment of accepted piece: 50€. All rights to the work will remain with you. Visit the following link for details:


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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:


bioStories Call for Submissions

Deadline: Rolling

bioStories, a nonfiction, people-focused literary magazine is seeking new essays that pursue our mission of "sharing the extraordinary in ordinary lives." See our website for complete submission guidelines and to sample past work:


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.


Call for Poetry or Short Prose Submissions—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 3. Submit through our website: OR email us at Please read our detailed submission guidelines (download) on the "Submit" page of our site.


Call for Submissions on "Slow" Theme

Email submission Deadline: October 1, 2014

North Dakota Quarterly, an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal, seeks contributions for a special issue on the theme of “Slow.” We invite nonfiction essays, short fiction pieces, poems, and artistic images that address or are inspired by this concept of “slow.” We are interested in perspectives from art, cultural studies, history, literature, philosophy, religious studies, and sciences, among others. Nonfiction submissions should be written for a broad audience. Length: no longer than 6,000 words, inclusive of notes. Deadline: October 1, 2014. Send electronic submissions and all inquiries to Rebecca Rozelle-Stone at:, with subject heading: “Slow Issue NDQ”.


Compose Journal—Submit to Our Fall 2014 Issue

Online submissions accepted year-round.

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:


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 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


Loud Zoo is open for submissions!

Deadline: Rolling

They used to put us away into institutions. When they tired of us or we spoke up. They didn't view us as equals. We are not so far removed from the lunatics of our namesake. Loud Zoo is a socially conscious magazine from Bedlam Publishing—oft-muted outsiders offering another perspective in a sea of similarities. Send visual art, social commentary/civil unrest, fiction, non. Tell us a story we've never heard. Introduce us to new histories, experiences and ideas. We don't fit archetypes and we're not interested in furthering them. Rattle the chains of patriarchy, corporatocracy, classism, and other social disease.


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 to learn more about our submission guidelines.


Turn:Turn:Turn: A Season of Short Short Stories

Deadline: Rolling

Turn:Turn:Turn is new annual series promoting flash fiction one season at a time in both print and e-book format. This series will be presented in four volumes containing 13 authors with a mini flash fiction collection of seven stories each for a total of 91 days of fiction. We want quality fiction that grabs us and doesn’t let go. Stories we wish we had written. We’re looking for stories with momentum. We want voice, experimental, you name it. Take our breath away! Send us no less than seven stories not to exceed 750 words a story. Reprints, multiple and simultaneous submissions are welcome. We will read all year.


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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:


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.


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.


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:


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


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


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.


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


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 for our fifth annual issue. The Toad Suck Review is proudly published by the University of Central Arkansas.


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.


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.


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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 by September 15th. Include bio. Previously published poems are okay if reprint rights can be obtained for free or low cost.


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: Previously published poems are okay if reprint rights can be obtained.


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: 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: We're looking forward to Building Red with you! 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:


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 and select "Submit to Flash Fiction," or visit us on Submittable at We look forward to reading your work!


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


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:


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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 for complete details.


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


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.


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 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:


Thought Collection Publishing's Community Website -

Email submission deadline: Rolling

We regularly accept submissions for, 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 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.


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:




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