Where to Submit Round-up: March 2022 Week 1

February is officially over and March is now here. With the weekend approaching, keep your submission goals strong by catching up on the calls for submissions and writing contests featured on NewPages this week. Don’t forget you can get an early look by subscribing to our newsletter.

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.

Mistake House Magazine. Fiction, poetry. $5 fee. Deadline: March 15, 2022. *undergraduate & graduate writers only*

Qua Literary and Fine Arts Magazine. Winter 2022 Issue. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, cross-genre, translations, interviews. Deadline: March 18, 2022. *Michigan writers only*

Brick Street Poetry Inc. The Polaris Trilogy 3 anthology. Poetry. No fee. Deadline: March 30, 2022. *Residents of South American and Australia/Oceania only*

Barrow Street. Poetry. $3 fee. Deadline: March 31, 2022.

Fleas on the Dog. Issue 11. Fiction, nonfiction, plays, poetry. No fee. Deadline: March 31, 2022.

Sky Island Journal. Issue 20, Spring 2022. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, translations. $4.99 fee. Deadline: March 31, 2022.

Allium. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. $3 fee. Deadline: April 1, 2022.

Kings River Review. Spring 2022 Issue. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, screenplays, art, translations. No fee. Deadline: April 1, 2022. *2-year community college students only*

Chicken Soup for the Soul. Miracles and the Unexplainable anthology. Nonfiction. No fee. Payment: $200 + copies. Deadline: April 15, 2022.

Wising Up Press. The Power of Pause anthology. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. No fee. Deadline: April 15, 2022.

MudRoom. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, translations, reviews. No fee. Payment: $15. Deadline: April 30, 2022.

Chicken Soup for the Soul. Magic of Christmas anthology. Nonfiction. No fee. Payment: $200 + copies. Deadline: May 1, 2022.

Oyster River Pages. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography. No fee. Deadline: May 31, 2022.

Parhelion. Summer 2022 Issue. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, interviews. $3 fee. Deadline: May 31, 2022.

Gold Man Review. Issue 12. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. No fee. Deadline: June 2, 2022. *Residents of Oregon, Alaska, Hawaii, California, and Washington only*

Nobody’s Home: Modern Southern Folklore. Nonfiction. No fee. Deadline: April 15 – June 15, 2022.

Periculum Press. Queer Pagan Fiction anthology. Fiction. No fee. Payment: $25-$75. Deadline: June 30, 2022.

Able Muse. Winter 2022/2023 Issue. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, interviews, reviews, translations, art. No fee. Deadline: July 15, 2022.

50 Give or Take. Micro fiction. No fee. Deadline: Rolling.

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

Chestnut Review. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography. No fee for shorter works, $5 fee for longer works. Payment: $120. 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. Spring 2022 Issue. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, comics, cross-genre, translations. Limited free submissions each month. Payment: $10. 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.

Colorado Review. 2022 Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction. Fiction. $15 fee (postal), $17 fee (online). Prize: $2,500 honorarium and publication in Fall/Winter issue. Final Judge: Ramona Ausubel. Deadline: March 14, 2022 (+ 5-day grace period).

Able Muse. 2022 Write Prize. Fiction, poetry. $15 fee. Prize: $500 each and publication. Final Judges: Aaron Poochigian, Dennis Must. Deadline: March 15, 2022.

Missouri Review. 2022 Perkoff Prize. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. $15 fee (includes 1-year digital subscription), $30 fee (includes 1-year digital subscription & digital access to past 10 years of digital issues). Prize: $1,000 and publication. Deadline: March 15, 2022.

Able Muse. 2022 Book Award. Poetry. $25 fee. Prize: $1,000 and book publication. Final Judge: Rachel Hadas. Deadline: March 31, 2022.

Fall for the Book/Institute for Immigration Research. 2022 New American Voices Award. Fiction, nonfiction. $20 fee. Prize: $5,000. Deadline: March 31, 2022. *Immigrant writers only*

Prime Number Magazine. 2022 Magazine Awards. Fiction, poetry. $15 fee. Prize per Category: $1,000, publication, and Pushcart Prize nomination. Judges: Faith Shearin, Jubal Tiner. Deadline: March 31, 2022.

Sunspot Lit. 2022 Geminga Contest. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art. $5 fee. Prize: $250. Deadline: March 31, 2022.

Nimrod. Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry/Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction. Fiction, poetry. $20 fee (includes 1-year subscription). Prize per Category: $2,000 and publication. Deadline: April 1, 2022.

Orison Books. 2022 Orison Prizes. Fiction, poetry. $25 fee. Prize per Category: $1,500 and book publication. Judges: Rajiv Mohabir, Tania James. Deadline: April 1, 2022.

Winning Writers. 2022 Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest. Poetry. No fee. Prize: $2,000 and publication. Judges: Jendi Reiter, Lauren Singer. Deadline: April 1, 2022.

First Pages Prize. 2022 Prize. Fiction, nonfiction. $20 fee (normal deadline); $35 fee (extended deadline). Prize: Cash awards totaling $6,000, tailored edit, and agent consultation. Deadline: April 10, 2022 (April 24 extended). *un-agented writers only*

Winning Writers. 2022 Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest. Fiction, nonfiction. $20 fee. Prize per Category: $3,000. Judge: Mina Manchester. Deadline: April 30, 2022.

New Letters. Literary Awards. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. $24 fee. Prize per Category: $2,500 and publication. Deadline: May 22, 2022.

Winston-Salem Writers. Flying South 2022. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. $15 fee (members), $25 fee (non-members). Prize per Category: $500 and publication + 1 category winner receives additional $500 WSW President’s Favorite Award. Deadline: May 31, 2022.

Lynx House Press. 2022 Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry. Poetry manuscripts. $28 fee. Prize: $2,000 and book publication. Deadline: June 15, 2022.

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