Category: Calls for Submissions

Calls for submissions from literary magazines, independent publishers, literary events, and more.

  • Where to Submit Round-up: June 3, 2022

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    Happy June! Happy summer is nearly fully here, although the weather in Michigan still can’t make up its mind. How are your submissions goals going? If you need help, then our weekly Where to Submit Round-up is here to save the day (we hope). And while I know many of us are tired of all things virtual, do stop by and check out NewPages Editor Denise Hill’s thoughts on a recent virtual workshop she took and how writers can benefit from them.

    Don’t forget that our newsletter subscribers get early access to calls for submissions and writing contests before they go live on our site, so subscribe today!

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  • Call :: Sky Island Journal Issue 21 Open to Submissions

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    The Summer 2022 issue of online literary magazine Sky Island Literary Journal is accepting the finest poetry, flash fiction, and creative nonfiction through June 30, 2022. They provide a free-access, advertising-free experience to over 100,000 readers in 145 countries. Stop by the NewPages Classifieds to learn more.

  • Call :: Black Memoirs Matter

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    Committed to sharing stories that need to be told, Memoir Magazine is accepting memoir and creative nonfiction by writers of African descent – all writers of the African Diaspora, regardless of country of origin or residence – for their upcoming anthology Black Memoirs Matter. “Our goal,” the editors say, “is to chronicle the global Black Experience through memoir. At the same time, we are looking for universal truths that transcend race, like mental health, self-love, parenting, etc.” Submissions should be 500-4k words, written in the first person, with simultaneous and previously published works welcome. “We seriously encourage emerging and unpublished writers to apply.” Acceptance pays $50 honorarium and a print version of the anthology. There is a $25 fee with all entries also considered for standard nonfiction publication in Memoir Magazine. Deadline: August 31, 2022.

  • Where to Submit Round-up: May 27, 2022

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    Welcome to the final Where to Submit Round-up for May 2022! June will be upon us next week and our year will be half over with. I hope you are doing your best and keeping your submissions goals going strong. Check out the calls for submissions and writing contests featured on NewPages for a jumping off point.

    Don’t forget that our newsletter subscribers get early access to calls and contests before they go live on our site, so subscribe today!

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  • May 2022 eLitPak :: Divot Reading Work for Summer Issues

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    Divot reads on a rolling basis and is currently reading poetry for our summer issues! Please send us your best work. We would love to read up to 6 poems. Also, check out our Divot Poetry Chapbook Contest ending June 15, 2022. See our submission and contest guidelines. We can’t wait to hear from you! Visit website.

    View the full May 2022 eLitPak newsletter.

  • Where to Submit Round-up: May 20, 2022

    Happy Friday! Mother nature is still not able to make up her mind if it’s supposed to be winter, spring, or summer. If you’re sick of the weather whiplash, it’s a great excuse to stay inside a bit longer and keep your submitting and writing goals strong.

    Take a gander at the NewPages weekly round-up of where to submit your writing to. Don’t forget newsletter subscribers get first access to writing contests and calls for submissions every Monday morning, so subscribe today!

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  • Where to Submit Round-up: May 13, 2022

    Happy Friday the 13! Don’t press your luck and stay inside writing and editing. Check out these great opportunities of where to submit your work. Remember, our newsletter subscribers get early access to new opportunities before they are featured on our website. Plus, if you subscribe you’ll also get access to our monthly eLitPak newsletter first.

    Speaking of the eLitPak, May’s eLitPak newsletter will be hitting inboxes Wednesday, May 18. Don’t miss out.

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  • Call :: Able Muse Open to Submissions Through July 15

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    Don’t forget that literary magazine Able Muse is currently open to submissions for their Winter 2022/2023 issue through July 15, 2022. For an idea of what kind of work they are looking for, don’t forget to read their Winter 2021/2022 issue. There is no fee to submit.

    Stop by the NewPages Classifieds to learn more.

  • Call :: The Fictional Cafe Open for Submissions

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    Now entering its tenth year, The Fictional Cafe is open for submissions of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Rolling submissions deadline, there is no fee to submit. You do, however, have to become a member of their Coffee Club. It’s free to join.

    View their ad in the NewPages Classifieds to learn more.

  • Where to Submit Round-up: May 6, 2022

    Happy May! Hopefully spring is officially in progress where you live and the warmth is creeping back in. If you got too stuffed on tacos during Cinco de Mayo festivities, spend some time editing and submitting your work. Check out the where to submit opportunities featured on NewPages to help build up your submissions calendar.

    Plus, get early access to calls and contests by subscribing to our weekly newsletter. As a bonus, you’ll also get our monthly eLitPak filled with all kinds of goodies.

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