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  • Posted September 20, 2021
  • The Garfield Lake Review
  • Deadline info Deadline: October 15, 2021
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography
  • Type Magazine

The Garfield Lake Review is an annual literary and visual arts journal started in 1971 by Olivet College students. We produce a print journal and post an online edition on our website. The Garfield Lake Review prides itself in accepting a wide selection of fiction, poetry, and visual arts. Our theme this year is seasons. Send us anything that involves movement, change, growth, and progression. All submissions are reviewed anonymously, regardless of form, which assures that no author will be judged by race, creed, sexual orientation, or political ideology. No submission fee. Visit us at

  • Posted September 20, 2021
  • Planisphere Q Seeks Flash Fiction, Vignettes, Character Sketches, and Poetry
  • Deadline info Deadline: November 15, 2021
  • Genre Fiction, Poetry
  • Type Magazine

Planisphere Q is seeking submissions for its third issue. "Dark Forest" is the theme. Any interpretation of the word is acceptable. All genres are accepted. The 500-word limit is firm. Flash fiction, vignettes, character sketches, and poetry accepted. See submission guidelines.

  • Posted September 16, 2021
  • Palooka Seeks Chapbooks, Prose, Poetry, Artwork, Photography
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art, Photography, Cross-genre, Drama, Comics, Translations
  • Type Magazine

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

  • Posted September 08, 2021
  • CHESTNUT REVIEW (“for stubborn artists”) Invites Submissions Year Round
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art
  • Type Magazine

CHESTNUT REVIEW (“for stubborn artists”) invites submissions year round of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art, and photography. We offer free submissions for poetry (3 poems), flash fiction (<1000 words), and art/photography (20 images); $5 submissions for fiction/nonfiction (<5k words), or 4-6 poems. Published artists receive $120. Notification in <30 days or submission fee refunded. We appreciate stories in every genre we publish. All issues free online which illustrates what we have liked, but we are always ready to be surprised by the new!

  • Posted August 23, 2021
  • BLUELINE Seeks Exceptional Nature Writing
  • Deadline info Deadline: November 30, 2021
  • Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Type Magazine

BLUELINE: A Literary Magazine Dedicated to the Spirit of the Adirondacks seeks poems, stories, and essays about the Adirondacks and regions similar in geography and spirit, focusing on nature’s shaping influence. Submissions window open until November 30. Decisions mid-February. Payment in copies. Simultaneous submissions accepted if identified as such. Please notify if your submission is placed elsewhere. Electronic submissions encouraged, as Word files, to . Please identify the genre in the subject line. Further information at

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