Visit Terrain.org for the new work on the site this month. Arne Weingart reviews The Tilt Torn Away from the Seasons by Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers and Melissa L. Sevigny interviews Pam Houston. Fiction by Beth Alvarado; nonfiction by Tamie Parker Song, Scott Russell Sanders, and Paul Riley; and poetry by Seth García, Garrett Hongo, Collier Brown, and more. In currents: Charles Revello, Patricia Schwartz, and others. Check out even more contributors at the Mag Stand.
Archives for August 2020
Don’t forget that there’s one month left to submit work to literary magazine Parhelion for their Fall 2020 issue. Deadline to submit is September 30. Parhelion is accepting poetry, fiction, flash, and creative nonfiction submissions for their Fall 2020 issue. Their growing magazine represents an eclectic mix of voices from all over the country, with styles ranging from classic to innovative. They are passionate about discovering new writers! For more information about PLM, check out their website.
Brush Talks is a journal of creative nonfiction, photography, and poetry related to China. We are currently seeking submissions for our next issue, to be published in the fall of 2020. This can take many forms: general essays, travel essays, profiles, memoir, and narrative nonfiction. We seek submissions about places, people, history, culture, the arts, science and technology—anything related to China that is well written, creative, and true (we do not publish fiction). No submission fee. Please visit our website for more information and read the guidelines before submitting.
Choose your boyfriend in the “Secret Boyfriend” edition of Boyfriend Village. Work by JinJin Xu, Charles Theonia, Jai Hamid Bashir, Rone Shavers, Landa wo, and more. Plus “20 Atomic Sonnets,” a chapbook by Rosebud Ben-Oni and work by featured artist Nicole Won Hee Maloof. Find even more contributors at the Mag Stand.
Deadline: October 5, 2020
Charles B. Wheeler Poetry Prize. Submissions open September 1, 2020. Judge Marcus Jackson will select one full-length manuscript for publication by Mad Creek Books, the trade imprint of The Ohio State University Press. In addition to publication under a standard book contract, the winner receives the Charles B. Wheeler prize of $2,500. A nonrefundable fee of $23.00 (or $11.50 for BIPOC poets) will be charged for each entry. All entrants receive a one-year subscription to The Journal. Visit our contest page for guidelines. (If it is a hardship to meet the entry fee, contact our editor (email@example.com) to discuss options.)
2River begins its twenty-fifth year with the Fall 2020 issue of The 2River View. New poems by Deborah Bacharach, Andrew Cox, Mario Duarte, Paul Jones, Richard Jones, Susan Landgraf, Bern Mulvey, Cecil Morris, Salawu Olajide, Ben Sloan, and Liane Tyrrel. Find the issue at this week’s Mag Stand.
Deadline: Midnight on Halloween 2020
Raleigh Review is currently offering two contests. The RR Flash Fiction Prize is being judged by our esteemed Fiction team ($300 Grand Prize, $13 entry fee). Raleigh Review is also offering the Geri Digiorno Multi-Genre Prize with Dorianne Laux & Joseph Millar as the judges of the finalists. Think of our Digiorno Prize as a collage prize that includes at least two of the genres among poetry and/or visual art and/or flash nonfiction ($300 Grand Prize, $13 entry fee). Submissions close by midnight on Halloween. All entrants shall receive the prize print issue for free.
We with Raleigh Review believe that great literature inspires empathy by allowing us to see through the eyes of our neighbors, whether across the street or across the globe. We are currently open to general submissions for poetry and flash fiction through Halloween 2020 at Midnight. There is a small convenience fee to submit to our general submission categories. We encourage you to check out our free full-issue online archive to find out more about us: www.raleighreview.org. Our Spring 2020 issue features work by Sarah Hardy, Michael Horton, Alexander Weinstein, Kyce Bello, Sandy Longhorn, and many more.
Girls Right the World is a literary journal inviting young, female-identified writers and artists, ages 14–21, to submit work for consideration for its fifth annual issue. We believe girls’ voices transform the world for the better. We accept poetry, prose, and visual art of any style or theme. We ask to be the first to publish your work in North America; after publication, the rights return to you. Send your best work, in English or English translation, to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 31, 2020. Please include a note mentioning your age, where you’re from, and a bit about your submission.
Have you wanted to check out The Louisville Review but haven’t had the chance or the extra money to spare? Now is the perfect time to change that. The Spring 2020 issue is currently available for free download at The Louisville Review website due to COVID-19. Download your copy to read work by Carolyn Forché, Patricia Foster, James B. Goode, and more.