Where to Submit Round-up: July 29, 2022

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It’s time to say goodbye to July this weekend. That also means there’s plenty of end-of-month deadlines you don’t want to miss out on. Oh, and plenty of beginning-of-month ones, too! To help keep your submission goals strong and not miss out on opportunities, jump into our weekly Where to Submit Round-up.

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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.

Valley Voices. Fall 2022 Issue: Where Are You From? Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. No fee. Deadline: July 30, 2022.

Molecule: a tiny lit mag. Fall 2022 issue. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, cross-genre, drama, screenplays, translations, reviews, interviews. No fee. Deadline: July 31, 2022.

MudRoom. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, reviews. No fee. Payment: $15. Deadline: July 31, 2022.

little somethings press. Work based on “ephemera.” Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, cross-genre. No fee. Deadline: August 1, 2022.

Sunspot Lit. Supernova. Very longform fiction, nonfiction, poetry, graphic novel. $8.50 fee. Deadline: August 1, 2022.

Kitchen Table Quarterly. Nonfiction, poetry, art, photography. No fee. Deadline: August 7, 2022.

iō Lit. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, comics, cross-genre. $4-5 fee. Deadline: August 16, 2022. Paying market.

Book of Matches. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translations. No fee. Deadline: August 19, 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.

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*

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

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

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*

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

Actual Left Publications. Inaugural Anthology. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. No fee. Deadline: Year-round.

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.

Divotlit. Summer 2022 Issues. Poetry. No fee. Deadline: Rolling.

Jewish Fiction. net. Spring 2023 Issue. Fiction. No fee. 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.

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.

Driftwood Press. Adrift Chapbook Contest. Poetry. $12 fee. Prize: $1,000, publication, and 20 copies. Judge: Carl Phillips. Extended Deadline: July 31, 2022.

Driftwood Press. Adrift Short Story Contest. Poetry. $10 fee. Prize: $500, publication, and 10 copies of the issue the story appears in. Judge: Allegra Hyde. Extended Deadline: July 31, 2022.

MAYDAY Magazine. Poetry Micro Chapbook Contest. Poetry. $15 fee. Prize: $1,000 and publication. Deadline: July 31, 2022.

Press 53. 2023 Press 53 Award for Poetry. Poetry. $30 fee. Prize: $1,000, publication, and 50 copies. Deadline: July 31, 2022.

Red Wheelbarrow Literary Magazine. 2022 Red Wheelbarrow Poetry Prize. Poetry. $15 fee. Prize: $1,000, publication, and letterpress broadside. Judge: Juan Felipe Herrera. Deadline: July 31, 2022.

The Heartland Review Press. 2022 Chapbook Contest. Poetry. $20 donation recommended. Prize: $500, publication, 15 copies. Judge: Carrie Jerrell. Deadline: August 1, 2022.

Orison Books. 2022 Best Spiritual Literature Awards. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. $12 fee. Prize: $500 and publication. Editors will judge. Deadline: August 1, 2022.

Radar Poetry. The Coniston Prize. Poetry. $20 fee. Prize: $1,000 and publication. Judge: Dorianne Laux. Deadline: August 1, 2022.

Cleaver. Summer Lightning Flash Contest. Fiction, nonfiction. $20 fee. Prize: $500 and publication. Judge: Meg Pokrass. Extended Deadline: August 15, 2022.

South 85 Journal. Julia Peterkin Literary Award. Flash fiction, poetry. $12 fee. Prize: $500 and publication per genre. Deadline: August 15, 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. Deadline: August 20, 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.

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.

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.

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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