Send us your zany, innovative best fiction, poetry, and CNF. We publish bimonthly, and year round. We at Bending Genres also host monthly weekend workshops and retreats. Visit www.bendinggenres.com to check out Issue 15 which features work by Gary Fincke, Ilse Griffin, Max Heinegg, and more.
Archives for August 2020
Deadline: August 31, 2020
Haunted Waters Press now seeking submissions for consideration in Tin Can Literary Review—our upcoming fiction anthology celebrating the works of new, emerging, and seasoned authors. We seek stories told in as little as 500 words and as many as 12,000. Contributors to be paid $250 per published story. Also seeking works of fiction, poetry, and flash for paid print publication in the 18th issue of From the Depths and for 2020 HWP Awards. Details: www.hauntedwaterspress.com. Visit the HWP Contributor Showcase to learn more about our published authors and poets: www.hauntedwaterspress.com/contributor-showcase.
trampset, an online literary journal of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction, seeks new submissions on a rolling basis. They want your best brain, your beating heart. Send that good human stuff their way. They are a paying market and pay $25 per accepted piece. They have 50 free submissions a month through Submittable as well as Tip Jar and Quick Response options. Visit our submissions page: trampset.org/submissions-6e83932b0985.
Visit this month’s featured selection: “From Lewisburg to Syracuse: An interview with Bruce Smith by Chard deNiord.” Sydney Lea, in nonfiction, writes “Inviting the Reader: Narrative Values, Lyric Poems” and Donovan McAbee reviews Kontemporary Amerikan Poetry by John Murillo. See poetry contributors at the Mag Stand.
The August issue of The Lake, at this week’s Mag Stand, is now online featuring Rey Armenteros, Robert G. Cowser, Rhienna Renèe Guedry, Stella Hayes, Karen McAferty Morris, Anthony Owen, Fiona Sinclair, Shelby Stephenson, Hannah Stone, Grant Tarbard. Reviews of Oz Hardwick’s The Lithium Codex, Jeffrey McDaniel’s Holiday in the Islands of Grief, and J.R. Solonche’s The Time of Your Life.
Extended deadline: August 31
Otis Nebula has been publishing incandescent, substantial work that operates on its own terms since 2009. The theme of this issue is: They said it couldn’t be done! Please interpret this wildly and loosely. Visit our “contribute” page for more information.
The latest issue of Colorado Review features fiction by Jessica Treadway; nonfiction by Jennifer Genest; and poetry by Saretta Morgan, M.A. Cowgill, and Matthew Gellman. See the other contributors to this issue at the Mag Stand.
Deadline: September 7, 2020
Award-winning print & online Into the Void is open to submissions of fiction, flash, creative nonfiction, poetry, & visual art for Issue #17 through September 7. Payment is $10 per poem/flash/art or $20 per long-from prose piece, a contributor copy, & a one-year online subscription. No theme, & no reading fees until Submittable monthly limits reached. Send us something that makes us feel alive. Details: intothevoidmagazine.com/submissions/.
Chinese Literature Today Volume 9 Number 1 features short science fiction by Liu Cixin, Isaac (Shuntang) Hsu, and Dung Kai-cheung; an exploration of Xu Zechen’s urban fiction; a novella by Li Jing; and a look at diverse works by Sinologist Michael Berry. Find it on this week’s Mag Stand.
Deadline: October 15
Speckled Trout Review is planning a special print issue on the theme of CRISIS for its Fall 2020 (2.2) publication. In a lifetime we experience crises of the heart, the mind, and the body, as well as global crises—the present COVID-19 pandemic, racial unrest and social injustices, natural catastrophes, and many others that leave indelible impressions. We want to hear from poets whose speakers come out stronger after a crisis. The deadline is Oct. 15. Please read the guidelines carefully before submitting. Specific guidelines can be found here: speckledtroutreview.com/2019/08/04/welcome-to-my-blog/.
The Summer 2020 issue of Baltimore Review features work by Chera Hammons, Anita Olivia Koester, John Haggerty, Seth Grindstaff, Katy Mullins, Cara Lynn Albert, Dennis Cummings, Marlene Olin, Kathleen Melin, Kate Gale, Jehanne Dubrow, and more. Find a full list of contributors at the Mag Stand.