Haunted Waters Press is accepting submissions of fiction to the inaugural edition of Tin Can Literary Review. It is also accepting submissions of poetry, fiction, and flash to literary magazine From the Depths 18. They do charge a fee and are a paying market. Deadline is August 31. Learn more…
Fictional Café is a highly regarded online ‘zine, seven years old with 800 Coffee Club members in 47 countries. Fiction only, please, that titillates the readers’ senses and provokes their minds. Your short story or novel excerpt should be extremely well written with engaging characters and a unique, avant-garde, or unconventional plot. Visit our site and read some recent works on the pictorial slider. Join our Coffee Club, then review our submissions guidelines. If you’re exploring fiction’s boundaries, we’re interested in reading your work. www.fictionalcafe.com
Biannual online literary magazine The American Journal of Poetry is open to submissions! They seek bold, uncensored work for publication in their ninth volume due out in July. They do charge a $5 fee. Learn more…
New online literary magazine Red Tree Review is open to poetry for its first issue. There is no fee to submit. They accept submissions on a rolling basis. Learn more…
Fledgling online literary magazine Hole In The Head Review is open to submissions for its May 2020 issue. $4 fee. Poetry and visual art accepted. Learn more…
Liminal Press seeks poetry submissions from writers who are sexual-trauma survivors. There is no fee to submit. Works will be published in the anthology I Don’t Cry Anymore in Fall 2020. Artist, poet, and educator Flo Oy Wong will co-edit. Deadline to submit is March 31. Learn more…
Deadline: April 15, 2020
Agha Shahid Ali Prize in Poetry: A poetry manuscript contest sponsored by The University of Utah Press and the University of Utah Department of English. $1000 cash prize plus publication for your poetry manuscript. Prize includes an additional $500 payment for travel and a reading in the University of Utah’s Guest Writers Series. See www.UofUpress.com/ali-poetry-prize for more details.
The NewPages Winter 2020 LitPak was mailed to colleges and universities with graduate and undergraduate writing programs and classes last week!
Featured in this LitPak are fliers from
- Diode Editions
- Elk River Writers Workshop
- UNCG MFA in Creative Writing
- Jackson Center for Creative Writing
- The MFA at FAU/Swamp Ape Review
- Killer Nashville
- Summer Writers Institute at Washing University in St. Louis
- Los Angeles Review of Books Publishing Workshop
- The Fiddlehead
- Fourth Genre
- Jacar Press
- Gival Press
- Colorado Review
- University of Utah Press
- The Main Street Rag
- St. Petersburg Review/Springhouse Journal
You can view the majority of the fliers included in this LitPak on our website. Feel free to download, print, and share. If you are interested in getting the next LitPak delivered straight to your doorstep, you can purchase a subscription here: npofficespace.com/litpak/subscription/.
The Awakenings Review is a literary magazine devoted to publishing works from writers who have some connection with mental illness. The connection can be their own, friends, or family members. Work does not need to be related to mental illness. Submissions accepted year-round. There is no fee. Learn more…
While the weather may not be able to make up its mind on weather it should be snowing or raining or being spring-like or winter-like, hopefully you have made up your mind to keep your submission goals going strong for 2020. Check out the opportunities available to you.
Calls for Submissions
February Submission Deadlines
Closes February 15! There’s still time to submit poetry, creative nonfiction, art, and hybrid forms focusing on the theme of “Practices of Hope” to literary magazine About Place Journal. There is no fee!
Just a reminder that Wordrunner eChapbooks is open to submissions for its 10th anniversary issue until the end of the month. They charge a $3 fee. They want your best works of fiction, personal narratives, novels, memoirs, and poetry. They are a paying market. Deadline: February 29. [Read more…] about Weekly Roundup for Calls & Contests :: February 14, 2020
Literary magazine Jenny, run by students from Youngstown State University, seeks pieces on the theme of “revitalizing the small town” for Issue 18. Deadline to submit is March 1. Learn more…