Phew. A cold, rainy, dreary week is finally at a close. If you went through similar weather, did you spend more time indoors writing and submitting? Keep your submission goals strong and fine opportunities to finetune your craft with a roundup of the ads featured on the NewPage Classifieds this week. Don’t forget newsletter subscribers get a sneak peek first, so subscribe today!
Call for Submissions Round-up
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Sky Island Journal: Issue 18 (Fall 2021) Call for Submissions
Deadline: September 30, 2021
Sky Island Journal is an independent, international, free-access literary journal dedicated to publishing the finest poetry, flash fiction, and creative nonfiction. We publish accomplished, well-established authors—side by side—with fresh, emerging voices. We provide over 90,000 readers in 145 countries with a powerful, focused, advertising-free literary experience that transports them: one that challenges them intellectually and moves them emotionally. We publish quarterly, and our average response time is 9 days. Every submission receives a prompt, respectful response detailing what we appreciated. Enjoy our previous issues, and submit to our stunning Issue 18 before midnight on September 30th, at www.skyislandjournal.com.
Hole In The Head Review. Art, photograph, videography. $3 fee. Deadline: October 1, 2021.
Seeking 20 Word Quotations, Inclusion in Outdoor Exhibit, Cash Award
Deadline: October 6, 2021
Embracing Our Differences is seeking submissions for an outdoor juried art exhibit featuring 50 billboard size images paired with a quotation created by local, national, and international artists and writers. Entries can be no longer than 20 words and should be centered by our theme “enriching lives through diversity and inclusion.” The exhibit is displayed annually at Bayfront Park in downtown Sarasota and will be displayed from January 15 – April 10, 2022. A cash award of $1,000 is given for “Best Quotation.” www.embracingourdifferences.org/submit-a-quotation-2022-exhibit/
Garfield Lake Review. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography. No fee. Deadline: October 15, 2021.
Kings River Review. Fall 2021 Issue. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, cross-genre, translations. No fee. Deadline: November 1, 2021. **Open to 2-year college students only!**
Nimrod. What Now? The Future We Make (Spring 2022 issue). Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, translation. $3 fee (online). Deadline: November 1, 2021.
Planisphere Q. “Dark Forest” issue. Fiction, poetry. No fee. Deadline: November 15, 2021. [Read more…] about Weekly Round-up of Calls & Contests :: September 24, 2021