Where to Submit Round-up: August 25, 2022

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Did you know this week was the final full week of August? Next week (on Thursday to be exact) kicks of September. Time is flying. Weather is still going crazy. So while Mother Nature tries to make up her mind on if its summer, fall, or somewhere in between, NewPages has you covered so you can stay inside (or find a nice outdoors nook) to stay on top of your submission goals for 2022. There are a lot of August 31 deadlines, so don’t miss out!

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Calls for Submissions

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.

Fleas on the Dog. Issue 12. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama. No fee. Deadline: August 31, 2022.

Sleet. Winter 2022 Issue themed Tattoos. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. No fee. Deadline: August 31, 2022.

Split Rock Review. Issue 19. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, comics, cross-genre, reviews, interviews. First 300 submissions free each month. Deadline: August 31, 2022.

Split Rock Press. Poetry Chapbooks. Poetry. $8 fee. Payment: 10 copies, 50% discount on additional copies, complimentary copy of chapbooks published in 2023. Deadline: August 31, 2022.

Sunspot Lit. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, screenplays, cross-genre, interviews, reviews, translations, art, comics. $5 fee. Deadline: August 31, 2022.

Interim. 2022 Print Issue. Fiction, essays, poetry, art on “Music.” $4 fee. Deadline: September 1, 2022.

L’Esprit Literary Review. Issue 1. Consciousness-forward fiction, nonfiction, translations, reviews, literary criticism. No fee. Deadline: September 1, 2022.

UReCA. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, drama, screenplays, interviews, videos, scientific works. No fee. Deadline: September 1, 2022. *Currently enrolled undergraduate students only*

Planisphere Q. Undead Issue. Fiction, poetry. No fee. Deadline: September 17, 2022.

Clinch—A Martial Arts Literary Magazine. Issue 2. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, comics. No fee. Deadline: September 30, 2022.

Hole In The Head Review. November 2022 Issue. $3 fee. Poetry, video, photography, art. Deadline: September 30, 2022.

Parhelion. 2022 Halloween Issue. Fiction. $1 fee. Deadline: September 30, 2022.

Rockvale Review. Issue 9. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. $2.50 fee. Deadline: September 30, 2022.

Cherry Tree. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. $3 fee. Payment: $20 + 2 contributor copies. Deadline: October 1, 2022.

Club Plum. October 2022 Issue: Literary Horror. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, art. No fee. Deadline: October 1, 2022.

Qua Magazine. Fall 2022 Issue. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, comics, cross-genre, drama. No fee. Deadline: October 2, 2022. *Must live in the state of Michigan.*

About Place Journal. Fall 2022 Issue: Center of Gravity. Poetry, fiction, nonfiction, drama, screenplays, cross-genre, comics, reviews, interviews, translations, audio, video, photography, art. Deadline: October 15, 2022.

Consequence. Volume 15.1. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, comics, cross-genre, translations, reviews, audio, video. No fee. Deadline: October 15, 2022. Paying market.

Jokes Review. Pulp fiction. No fee. Deadline: October 31, 2022.

Pensive: A Global Journal of Spirituality & the Arts. Spring 2023 issue. Poetry, prose, visual art. No fee. Deadline: November 15, 2022.

Kings River Review. Fall 2022 Issue. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, screenplays, art, translations. No fee. Deadline: October 15, 2022. *2-year community college students only*

Syncopation Literary Journal. Volume 2 Issue 1: Speculative Fiction. Fiction, poetry. No fee. Deadline: November 1, 2022. *Submissions should relate to music.*

Woodcrest Literary Journal. Open Reading Period. Nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, comics. No fee. Deadline: November 1, 2022 (or until limit reached)

Blueline: A Literary Magazine Dedicated to the Spirit of the Adirondacks. 2022 reading period. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. No fee. Deadline: November 30, 2022.

Valley Voices. Spring 2023 Issue: Goodbye-themed work. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. No fee. Deadline: December 30, 2022.

Atmosphere Press. Book Manuscripts. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, drama, screenplays, translations, art. No fee. Deadline: Year-round. *Author funds book publication*

Awakenings Review. Biannual Issues. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, photography. No fee. Deadline: Year-round. *Must have personal connection to mental illness*

Blue Mountain Review. Prose, poetry, music, visual art. $5 fee. Deadline: Year-round.

BreakBread Magazine. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, comics, cross-genre. No fee. Deadline: Rolling. *Ages 13-25 only*

Chestnut Review. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography. No fee for shorter works, $5 fee for longer works. Payment: $120. Deadline: Year-round.

New Verse News. Current event poetry. No fee. Deadline: Year-round.

Palooka. Chapbook manuscripts, fiction, poetry, nonfiction, art, photography, graphic narratives, comic strips. $3 fee (magazine submissions); $8 fee (chapbook submissions). Payment: Copies. Deadline: Year-round.

Storm Cellar. Winter Issue. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, comics, cross-genre, translations. Limited free submissions each month. Deadline: Rolling.

Works Progress. Short fiction. No fee. Deadline: Year-round.

Writing Contests

You can find all active contest ads on our website. Like to plan your submissions calendar in advance? The Big List of Writing Contests lists a variety of book, magazine, and chapbook contests by their deadline date. Plus, if you have elementary to undergraduate aged writers in your life, don’t forget to go through our contests for young writers. The majority of those contests are free to enter.

Button Poetry. 2022 Video Contest. Poetry, art, video. $8 fee. Deadline: August 31, 2022.

Black Lawrence Press. St. Lawrence Book Award for Debut Poetry and Prose. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre. $27 fee. Prize: $1,000, book publication, 10 copies. Deadline: August 31, 2022.

Gemini Magazine. 2022 Flash Fiction Prize. Fiction. $7 fee. Prize: $1,000 and publication. Deadline: August 31, 2022.

Kallisto Gaia Press. Julia Darling Memorial Poetry Prize; Chester B. Himes Memorial Short Fiction Prize. Fiction, poetry. $20 fee. Prize/genre: $1,500 and publication in Ocotillo Review. Judges: Zoë Fay-Stindt, Jen Knox. Extended Deadline: August 31, 2022.

Rockvale Writers’ Colony. Language of the Land Fellowship Contest. Poetry. $30 application fee. Prize: 1-week residency + small stipend for food and travel. Deadline: August 31, 2022.

Puerto del Sol. 2022 Poetry and Prose Annual Contests. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre. $15 fee. Prize: $1,000 and publication per genre. Judges: Kali Fajardo-Anstine, Anthony Cody. Deadline: September 1, 2022.

Whitefish Review. Montana Prize for Humor. Fiction, poetry, cross-genre. $22 fee. Prize: $500 and publication/category. Judge: Garrison Keillor. Deadline: September 30, 2022.

Winning Writers. Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest. Poetry. $20 fee. Prize: $3,000 for poem in any style; $3,000 for poem in traditional or rhyming style; 2-year gift certificate to Duotrope. Judge: S. Mei Sheng Frazier. Deadline: September 30, 2022.

MAYDAY. Creative Nonfiction Prize. Nonfiction. $20 fee. Prize: $1,000 and publication. Final Judge: Darin Strauss. Deadline: October 1, 2022.

Missouri Review. 32nd Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. $25 fee (includes 1-year digital subscription and digital copy of Hello, I Love You) or $30 fee (includes same as $25 fee + access to the 10-year digital archive). Prize: $5,000, publication, and promotion/category. Deadline: October 1, 2022.

New Letters. Editor’s Choice Awards. Hybrid work. $20 fee. Prize: $1,000 and publication. Deadline: October 17, 2022.

Conduit Books & Ephemera. 5th Annual Minds on Fire Open Book Prize. Poetry. $25 fee. Prize: $1,500, book publication, 30 copies. Deadline: November 1, 2022.

Willow Springs Books. 2023 Emma Howell Rising Poet Prize. Poetry. $25 fee. Prize: $2,000 and publication. Deadline: November 18, 2022. *Must be 35 years old or younger to enter.*

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