May is nearly behind us and the year will be officially half over with upon the arrival of June. How have your submission goals been doing?
If you missed out on the opportunities posted to the NewPages site this week, you can dive into them all below. Don’t forget that we are still open to submissions of reviews between 125-300 words for our What Are You Reading series. Check out recent flash reviews here. View the guidelines and learn how to submit here.
Calls for Submissions
You can keep up-to-date with all open calls for submissions at the NewPages website. Have children at home? Get them writing, too! Our Young Writers Guide lists markets open to younger writers from elementary to undergraduate ages.
May Submission Deadlines
Last chance to submit fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and visual art to online literary magazine Oyster River Pages for Issue 4. Read through their first three issues for a taste of what they like before sending your own work for consideration. They are looking for work that “stretches creative and social boundaries.” Deadline to submit is May 31; there is no fee. They also have a special section for fiction by emerging writers.
June Submission Deadlines
Washington Writers’ Publishing House. This is What America Looks Like anthology. Fiction, poetry. $5 fee. Deadline: June 1. Restrictions: Writers must be from or have close ties to DC, Maryland, or Virginia. [Read more…] about Weekly Roundup for Calls & Contests :: May 29, 2020