CALLS FOR SUBMISSION
Calls for submission offer opportunities to publish for writers from the novice to the experienced. Publishers may list their submission requirements at Submit Your Event.
Deadline: July 31, 2022
Contact: Amy Burns
The Dillydoun Flash Fiction Prize offers over $4,000 in cash prizes plus publication in a print anthology. 1,000 word max, no min. Entry Fee $18. All genres and styles welcome.
Deadline: January 31, 2022
Contact: Nicole Pyles
Seeking creative nonfiction essays on any topic (200 – 1000 words) and in any style — from personal essay and memoir to lyric essay and hybrid, and more! Fee of $12. Cash prizes up to 20 winners.
Deadline: February 2, 2022
Contact: Christopher Kurts
A four-week, virtual/online residency with Kolaj Institute in March 2022.
Deadline: March 1, 2022
Contact: Megan Collins
3Elements Review is now accepting submissions for Issue 34! The elements are THURSDAY, PENDULUM, and QUILT. All three words must be used in any poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction submissions. Art and photography submissions must represent at least one of those elements. Deadline to submit is March 1.
Deadline: February 28, 2022
Contact: Suzanne Farrell Smith
Waterwheel Review is reading for our final two issues of Season 2 (April and May). Boundary-crossing or traditional, we want to read it! We publish three pieces of writing per month without labeling by genre. Each piece is presented with companions from the wider art world. No fee to submit.
Hindsight is a collection of stories about 2020, written by people just like you. We’re seeking nonfiction stories from around the world that capture what it was like to wake up every day to a new normal — whether that means navigating emergencies as a first responder or tying the knot over Zoom. We’re particularly interested in material that gets up close and personal with the struggles of 2020, rather than headlines or commentary on current events.
Hindsight is an independent, one-time publication. Content will be made available in two forms: Some stories will be shared on our website; the very best submissions will be compiled into a print anthology, which will be published in 2021.
Submission fee: None
Length: Up to 2,000 words
Compensation: Writers whose work is selected for the print anthology will receive a complimentary hard copy of the book, as well as a digital file.
Contact: Steven Fowler
Hindsight is a project devoted to capturing the lives we lived in 2020. We’re seeking stories that show what it was like to wake up every day to a new normal — whether that means navigating emergencies as a first responder or getting married over Zoom.
Hindsight’s content will be available in two forms: Most stories will be shared on our website; the very best submissions will be compiled into a print anthology, which will be published in 2021.
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Contact: David Ellis
Auroras & Blossoms Creative Arts Journal is a family-friendly digital magazine. We feature essays, flash fiction, short stories, six-word stories and art submissions that are inspirational, positive and uplifting, no matter the topic. We publish on a quarterly basis. We are open to submissions all year round.
Deadline: No Deadline
Contact: Foster Dickson
level:deepsouth is an online anthology created with the goal of documenting Generation X in the Deep South during the 1970s, ’80s, and ’90s by collecting works of creative nonfiction (personal essays, memoirs, and reviews) about our lives back then and since then. Submission guidelines are available on the site’s Submit page.
We publish the edifying and uniquely positive short story, flash fiction, poetry, photography, and digital art.
Submission guidelines are online, managed through Submittable, and there are no submission fees. Past issues are free to read online. Annual nominations for our ‘Best of the Best’ cash prize awards.
The Auriga Magazine is a new online literary magazine that publishes poetry and prose. Based in the United States, The Auriga Magazine debuted in 2019 with the goal of providing a voice for emerging young writers and promoting diversity.
Contact: Jessica O’Leary
Blue Mountain Press is currently reviewing gift book manuscripts for possible publication. We publish works in the following categories: motivational, personal growth, inspirational but not religious, teens/tweens, family, and relationships. We do not publish memoirs/biographies, narrative nonfiction, fiction, children’s books, chapbooks, or rhyming poetry.
Contact: David Ellis
Auroras & Blossoms Poetry Journal is a family-friendly magazine. We feature poetry that is inspirational, positive and uplifting, no matter the topic. Auroras & Blossoms Poetry Journal is a digital magazine that is published on a quarterly basis. We are open to submissions all year round.
Deadline: No Deadline
Contact: Shannon Huffman
Flash Fiction Magazine accepts submissions all year around. Their word limit is 300-1000 words. Any genre.
There is no payment for stories published on the website. They pay $40 per story accepted in anthologies and the best story of every month receives $100.
The Common Tongue Magazine is interested in fantasy with a dark theme. They accept both works set in their shared universes as well as original work in an original setting. They invite all writers, regardless of level, to submit their dark fantasy short story submissions and poetry.
Deadline: Accepts submissions all-year round
Looking for writers and poets from all over the world, to contribute to our magazine. We reply within one week, and provide free feedback to everyone. Looking forward to hearing from you all!
Contact: Tom Rhiel
We are currently taking submissions for possible inclusion in an ongoing anthology. All information, themes and how to submit, are located on our website. We hope that there are women in your group that will consider sharing their work with us. We will be publishing an electronic version(s) as we also look for a publisher. Thanks for your consideration.
Contact: Andrew Sullivan
Mastodon Publishing is open for full-length submissions in all literary and commercial genres, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, essays, and special interest (cookbooks, academic, YA, and others). Our goal is to bring diverse and uncensored writing to life in many shapes and forms. Please visit our website at https://www.mastodonpublishing.com/ and submittable page https://mastodonpublishing.submittable.com/submit for more information.
Contact: Olivia Pritzker
C&R Press is open for full length manuscripts in all categories, including novels, poetry, short story collections, creative non-fiction, memoir, experimental and hybrid work.
We encourage female, minority, LGBT, immigrant, progressive and submerged voices to submit. C&R Press is committed to publishing books from new and emerging writers whose work might otherwise be ignored by commercial publishers. We are interested in supporting authors whose thoughtful and imaginative contribution to contemporary literature deserves recognition and support.
C&R Press submissions are also open for our Winter Soup Bowl Chapbook and New York reading series. Soup Bowl Chapbooks are between 20-45 pages of material not including front matter. Winners will receive ten copies of the book and a hosted reading in Brooklyn, NYC. Entries are open until April 21, 2018.
For more information, visit our website https://www.crpress.org/submissions/
Flash Fiction Magazine is open for submissions. There are no deadlines. They pay $40 per story accepted for publication in their anthologies and also host a flash fiction writing course. As an extra bonus, each month they award $100 for the story of the month in their online publication.
Contact: Michelle Tudor
wildness is an online literary and arts journal that seeks to promote contemporary fiction, poetry and non-fiction that evokes the unknown. Founded in 2015, each thoughtfully compiled issue strives to unearth the works of both established and up-and-coming writers and artists.
wildness accepts submissions of poetry, fiction and non-fiction, and considers work in most styles, forms or genres. For a better idea of our preferences we always recommend reading through our previous issues.
We currently publish our issues bimonthly (in February, April, June, August, October and December) and read submissions on a rolling basis—all submitted work will simply be considered for the next open issue.
Contact: Thomas Ziemer
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400 and Falling Press will publish a bi-annual journal of literature and the arts. Work will appear online and in-print. We ask for submissions of unpublished work from emerging writers and artists in the following genres: Poetry, Prose, Creative Non-Fiction, Visual Art, Literary criticism and Art criticism. Please follow the submission guidelines carefully for each specific genre. We cannot offer financial compensation at this time.
All contributors will receive a copy of the issue in which they are published. We welcome simultaneous submissions, however please inform us if your work is published elsewhere. All literary submissions should be in a .pdf, .docx, or .doc file in 12 pt. Times New Roman type. Please include a cover letter in the body of the email with your contact information and a brief third person bio.
All work should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Submission Genre: Name: Title” as the subject (for example “Poetry: Frank Stanford: Singing Knives”).
Deadline: Submissions rolling. No submission fees.
Contact Information: Clara Klein
A Quiet Courage online literary journal considers micro fiction and poetry that is 100 words or less in length. Named among the twelve best literary journals of 2015 by Authors Publish Magazine, eight months after founding. Diverse writers welcomed, non-paying market.
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Contact: Laine Cunningham
Sunspot Literary Journal, dedicated to amplifying diverse multinational voices, is now open for submissions. We accept short- and long-form works up to 49,000 words, and poetry up to 1,250 lines. Translations welcome. Editor’s Prize: $50 for the annual addition. Artwork selected for a cover: $20.
Submission address: https://sunspotlit.submittable.com/submit for full details and to enter.