They are currently accepting submissions of poetry, flash fiction, and creative nonfiction for their Spring 2020 issue. Send work that challenges readers intellectually and moves them emotionally. Deadline to submit is midnight on March 31 (CST). They do charge a $3.99 fee.
Calls for Submissions
January officially ends next week. That just doesn’t seem possible, does it? Several states have been hit pretty hard weather-wise, so it’s a great time to grab a mug of coffee, cocoa, or tea and dive into your writing and submission goals.
Looking to find a literary journal or a press that’s currently accepting general submissions? Keep reading!
January Submission Deadlines
Annual literary magazine Girls Right the World closes to submissions from female-identifying writer between the ages of 14 and 21 on January 31. They seek poetry, prose, short stories, lyric essays, and visual art. There is no fee to to submit.
Haunted Waters Press is seeking stories of exactly 20 words for Penny Fiction, a regular feature of literary magazine From the Depths. There is no fee to submit. Deadline is January 31. [Read more…] about Weekly Roundup for Calls & Contests :: January 24, 2020
New Stories from the Midwest is celebrating its milestone 10th anniversary by presenting selections from previous volumes alongside new stories published in 2018 and 2019. Michael Martone is the guest editor for this volume.
Journals can submit up to six pieces of fiction published in 2018-19 for free. Writers can submit an unlimited amount of stories for $3/story.
A $100 prize is awarded to a story with exceptional power.
The deadline for nominations and submissions is February 1. All contributors receive two copies of the anthology and a discount on additional copies.
New Stories from the Midwest is published by New American Press, publisher of literary magazine Mayday and home to the New American Prizes, to help bring more visibility to “the flourishing crop of Midwestern writers who consistently produce work that is innovative, engaging, finely crafted, and strong in voice.”
January is half over with already. I swear that the older a person gets, the faster time seems to fly. Thus…never put off submitting your work today! Before you know deadlines could very well pass you by. I keep saying I will get around to submitting and then another year has gone and my writing just sits in a pile of proverbial dust.
Don’t be like me! Keep your submission goals on a role with these journals and presses currently seeking submissions.
January Submission Deadlines
If you are a younger female-identifying writer between the ages of 14 and 21 or know a writer who fits that bill, don’t forget annual literary magazine Girls Right the World is open to submissions through January 31. They are on the lookout for poetry, prose, short stories, lyric essays, and visual art. There is no fee to to submit. [Read more…] about Weekly Roundup for Calls & Contests :: January 17, 2020
NewPages has sent out our monthly digital eLitPak to current newsletter subscribers this afternoon. Not a subscriber yet? Sign up here: npofficespace.com/newpages-newsletter/.
Besides our monthly eLitPak featuring fliers from literary magazines, independent presses, and creative writing programs and events, we have a weekly newsletter filled with submission opportunities, literary magazines, new titles, reviews, and more.
Check out the current eLitPak below. You can view the original newsletter email here. [Read more…] about NewPages January 2020 Digital eLitPak
Literary magazine The Massachusetts Review is kicking off the new decade with a special issue, the first of its kind for them. They seek new Native-authored fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for their first-ever issue with a Native focus.
Scheduled for publication in December 2020 to coincide with the 400th anniversary of the Plymouth Landing, guest editors include Tacey Atsitty (Amenorrhea), Laura Furlan (Indigenous Cities: Urban Indian Fiction and the Histories of Relocation), and Toni Jensen (From the Hilltop). Send queries and submissions for this special issue to MRPlymouth400@gmail.com.
MR, celebrating 60 years of publication, is a journal committed to social justice and equality and regularly publishes poetry, fiction, artwork, and essays. Check out their current call for submissions as well as their website to learn more about them.
It is the end of the first full week of January in 2020, writers. How are your submission goals coming? Want to start filling your calendar with upcoming deadlines? These magazines, presses, events, and more are all currently accepting work!
January Submission Deadlines
There is now only 5 days left to submit poetry, flash fiction, short stories, dramatic monologues, and creative nonfiction to publisher great weather for MEDIA for their annual anthology. Deadline is January 15 and they do not charge a fee. If you’d like to support their endeavors, they do offer a tip jar submission option.
Barrow Street. 4×2 Project. Poetry. $3 Fee. Deadline: January 31. Restrictions: Cannot have published a full-length book or chapbook.
Timeworn Literary Journal. Historical Fiction. No Fee. Deadline: January 31.
If you are a younger female-identifying writer between the ages of 14 and 21, don’t forget annual literary magazine Girls Right the World is open to submissions through January 31. They are on the lookout for poetry, prose, short stories, lyric essays, and visual art. There is no fee to to submit. [Read more…] about Weekly Roundup for Calls & Contests :: January 10, 2020
It is hard to believe that 2019 is now behind us and we are currently at the start of a brand new year. How did your submissions goals go for 2019? Looking to improve upon them in 2020? Check out these current submission opportunities for literary magazines, presses, events, and more.
great weather for MEDIA is currently accepting submissions for its annual anthology. They focus on the fearless, the unpredictable, and the experimental. Deadline is January 15. There is no fee, but you can show your support with a tip jar option.
Girls Right the World is a literary magazine which accepts writing and art from female-identifying writers ages 14 through 21. They have extended the submission deadline for Issue 4 to January 31. There is no fee.
[Read more…] about Weekly Roundup for Calls & Contests :: January 3, 2020