Paying Market

Call :: Cherry Tree 2022 Reading Period Open

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Learn more about Cherry Tree Issue 8 while you’re thinking about the fiction, nonfiction, and poetry you can submit during their 2022 reading period. Submissions are open through October 1. While they do charge a reading fee, 10% is donated to nonprofit Minary’s Dream Alliance. They are a paying market!

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Call :: Creative Nonfiction Sunday Short Reads

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Creative Nonfiction magazine is accepting submissions for their Sunday Short Reads email—previously unpublished work up to 1,000 words, with a deadline of August 1. Managing Editor Hattie Fletcher offers this editorial tip: “We’re open to stories on any subject, any style, but one of the questions we ask ourselves before accepting a story is, ‘Would we feel good about emailing this out to 8,500+ readers first thing on a Sunday morning?'” There is a $3 submission fee, waived for subscribers; pays $50 on publication, and all submissions are also considered for publication in CNF magazine.

Call :: Creative Nonfiction Becoming a Nurse

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Creative Nonfiction magazine seeks submissions for a special expanded anniversary edition of I Wasn’t Strong Like This When I Started Out: True Stories of Becoming a Nurse. They are looking for pandemic-era stories dramatically and vividly written by and about nurses which examine the complex and essential role nurses of all kinds have played in providing care and guidance for patients and families, as well as the ways in which the pandemic has affected both individuals and the healthcare system. Previously unpublished, narrative form, with scenes, description, vivid characters, and a distinctive voice, 1000-4000 words. This is a paying market. All submissions will be considered for the book and might also be considered for other CNF projects. There is no submission fee for this category. Deadline: Monday, June 27, 2022.

Call :: June 30 Deadline to Submit to Chestnut Review Autumn 2022 Issue

While they are open year-round, June 30 is the deadline to submit poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art, and photography for consideration for the Autumn 2022 issue of online literary magazine Chestnut Review. Free submissions available for shorter works; $5 fee for longer works. They do pay $120! See their ad in the NewPages Classifieds to learn more.