Happy Halloween…a few days early. Welcome to the last round-up of submissions and craft advancement opportunities featured on NewPages for October. Grab your favorite candy and get writing and submitting to keep your submissions goals going strong. Don’t forget newsletter subscribers get a sneak peek of the new ads first, so subscribe today! Oh, and if you do, you’ll get our monthly eLitPak delivered to your inbox mid-month, too.
And with November hitting us on Monday, don’t forget to swing by our Big List of Writing Contests to see which have deadlines coming soon.
Call for Submissions Round-up
You can view all active calls for submissions by visiting our website. Plus, if you have a young writer in your house, don’t forget you can find publications for them to submit to in our Young Writers Guide.
Hole In The Head Review. Poetry, art, photography. $3 fee. Re-opens: November 15, 2021.
Blueline: A Literary Magazine Dedicated to the Spirit of the Adirondacks. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. No fee. Deadline: November 30, 2021.
RCC MUSE Journal – Poetry and Prose Submissions Open
Deadline: December 15, 2021
MUSE is especially looking to publish work from under- or misrepresented groups, such as people of color, disabled people, LGBTQ+, present/formerly incarcerated people, and others from a culturally and linguistically diverse background. Through Dec. 15: submit one short story or CNF 1500 words max; up to three poems. Mail to RCC MUSE, Riverside City College, 4800 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, CA 92506 or email email@example.com. If email, send as attachment with “Last Name – Genre – Title of Submission” in the subject line (e.g., Smith – Prose – “In Summer”). Please include contact information. See full submission guidelines at rcc.edu/muse.
Take The Fruit Religion Abuse Anthology Seeks Subs
Extended Deadline: December 31, 2021
Take The Fruit, Flood The Desert: A Religious Trauma Anthology is accepting submissions. Did you question church doctrine and the way leaders/family members used it to lead you? How did the threat of eternal damnation affect you? Did you experience self-loathing or an inability to make decisions? What messages did the church give you about your relationship to your body, sex, and boundaries? How have you healed and reclaimed your identity? Send up to 3 pieces of any genre (Google or Word docs) up to 2,500 words total to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject “submission, Take The Fruit.” www.amandaekwriter.com/take-the-fruit-flood-the-desert
Girls Right the World. Issue 6. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, comics, cross-genre, drama. No fee. Deadline: December 31, 2021. *Open to female-identifying writers ages 14-21.* [Read more…] about Weekly Round-up of Calls & Contests :: October 29, 2021