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Contest :: National Indie Excellence Awards 2021 Open for Entries

2021 National Indie Excellence Awards bannerThe National Indie Excellence® Awards (NIEA) are open to all English language printed books available for sale, including small presses, mid-size independent publishers, university presses, and self-published authors. NIEA is proud to be a champion of self-publishing and small independent presses going the extra mile to produce books of excellence in every aspect. All entries for the 15th Annual NIEA contest must be postmarked by March 31, 2021. www.indieexcellence.com

Call :: Otis Nebula Extends Fall Submission Deadline

Extended deadline: August 31
Otis Nebula has been publishing incandescent, substantial work that operates on its own terms since 2009. The theme of this issue is: They said it couldn’t be done! Please interpret this wildly and loosely. Visit our “contribute” page for more information.

Call :: Fleas on the Dog Open to Submissions for Issue 7

Deadline: August 30
They’re the site your teacher warned you about! The no frills brown bag in your face thumb your nose online psychotropolis for the literarily insane. Get committed today! The infamous dude sextet is bustlin’, hustlin’, itchin’ and twitchin’ for QUALITY short fiction, nonfiction, poetry, plays and screenplays that smell ripe and kick ass for their cage-rattling upcoming Issue 7. If they like what you submit they’ll be all over you; if they don’t they promise to be gentle, especially if it’s your first time. See our Guidelines for details: fleasonthedog.com. Runs July 1-August 30. Check out Issue 6 released this past May for a taste of what they like.

Call :: About Place Closes to Submissions on August 1

About Place Resistance, Resilience Call for SubmissionsDeadline: August 1, 2020
Each issue of About Place Journal, the arts publication of the Black Earth Institute, focuses on a specific theme. We will close to submissions for our Fall 2020 issue Works of Resistance, Resilience on August 1. Our mission: to have art address the causes of spirit, earth, and society; to protect the earth; and to build a more just and interconnected world. We publish prose, poetry, visual art, photography, video, and music which fit the current theme. More about this issue’s theme and our submission guidelines: aboutplacejournal.org/submissions/.

Call :: Otis Nebula Fall 2020 Issue

Deadline: July 31
Otis Nebula has been publishing incandescent, substantial work that operates on its own terms since 2009. The theme of this issue is: They said it couldn’t be done! Please interpret this wildly and loosely and visit our “contribute” page for more information. While there, why not take a gander at some of our previous issues? If you dig what we’re doing, send us stuff. (If you don’t, maybe don’t.) We look forward to seeing what you’ve been up to!

Call :: Fleas on the Dog Issue 7

Deadline: August 30
We’re the site your teacher warned you about! The no frills brown bag in your face thumb your nose online psychotropolis for the literarily insane. Get committed today! The infamous dude sextet is bustlin’, hustlin’, itchin’ and twitchin’ for QUALITY short fiction, nonfiction, poetry, plays and screenplays that smell ripe and kick ass for our cage-rattling upcoming Issue 7. If we like what you submit we’ll be all over you; if we don’t we promise to be gentle, especially if it’s your first time. See our Guidelines for details: fleasonthedog.com. Runs July 1–August 30.

Call :: Second Revolution Literary Magazine Issue 2

Deadline: Rolling
We are currently seeking submissions for the second issue of Second Revolution. All forms of written and visual work are accepted, and poetry especially is encouraged; most submissions will be given personalized feedback. We seek to publish vivid work that is emotionally potent and history, socially, or culturally significant. Investigative blog articles are also encouraged. More details about the publication may be found www.secondrevolutionmag.com, and submissions may be emailed to secondrevolutionmag@gmail.com.

Call :: About Place Journal Seeks Submissions through August 1

About Place Resistance, Resilience Call for SubmissionsDeadline: August 1, 2020
Each issue of About Place Journal, the arts publication of the Black Earth Institute, focuses on a specific theme. From 6/1 to 8/1 they’ll be accepting submissions for their Fall 2020 issue Works of Resistance, Resilience. Their mission: to have art address the causes of spirit, earth, and society; to protect the earth; and to build a more just and interconnected world. They publish prose, poetry, visual art, photography, video, and music which fit the current theme. More about this issue’s theme and their submission guidelines: aboutplacejournal.org/submissions/.

Call :: About Place Journal Works of Resistance, Resilience

Deadline: August 1, 2020
Each issue of About Place Journal, the arts publication of the Black Earth Institute, focuses on a specific theme. From 6/1 to 8/1 we’ll be accepting submissions for our Fall 2020 issue Works of Resistance, Resilience. Our mission: to have art address the causes of spirit, earth, and society; to protect the earth; and to build a more just and interconnected world. We publish prose, poetry, visual art, photography, video, and music which fit the current theme. More about this issue’s theme and our submission guidelines: aboutplacejournal.org/submissions/.

Call :: Journal of African Youth Literature Issue 2

The Journal of African Youth Literature Issue 1Journal of African Youth Literature issue 2 call for submissions of creative writing and artworks open now. Poetry, fiction, visual stories, plays, essays. Artworks of all kinds, including front cover. Criteria: Must be created by, about and/or for African youths (15-35 years). ‘African’ definition is, generally, born-in-Africa and of African heritage. Includes the diaspora, and not related to race or colour. Our mission is ‘Preserving African Youth Identities’ through creative expression. Visit africanyouthliterature.art.blog for more info. Email africanyouthliterature@gmail.com. See issue 1 at bit.ly/2SxiOI8.