Where to Submit Round-up: November 4, 2022

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Happy November! Time to keep your submission goals going strong with our Where to Submit Round-up for the first week of November. And while we’re at it, don’t forget Sunday, November 6 is daylight savings time, so if you’re part of the country participates in this…you get to fall back an hour!

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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.

ISSUED. Issue 1. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, comics, cross-genre. No fee. Deadline: November 11, 2022. *Active-duty military, veterans, and family members.*

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

Superpresent. Winter 2023 Issue: FOOD. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, comics, cross-genre, translations, audio, video. No fee. Deadline: November 15, 2022.

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

Sunspot Lit. Longform fiction, nonfiction, poems, graphic novels. $8 fee. Deadline: November 15, 2022.

Speckled Trout Review. Fall 2022 Print Issue themed “Freedom.” Poetry. No fee. Deadline: November 17, 2022.

Feels Blind Literary. Issue 8. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, art, photography. $3 fee (free submission Mondays). Deadline: November 21, 2022.

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

Tint Journal. Spring 2023 Issue. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography. No fee. Deadline: November 30, 2022. *Writers must be non-native English speakers writing in English.*

Book of Matches. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. No fee. Deadline: December 1, 2022.

Decolonial Passage. Issue 2: Food, Power, Powerlessness. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. No fee. Deadline: December 1, 2022.

MUSE Literary Journal. Spring 2023 Issue. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. No fee. Deadline: December 15, 2022.

Sunspot Lit. Short stories, short nonfiction, graphic novels. $6.50 fee. Deadline: December 1, 2022.

Rejoinder. Art and Ritual as Queer Becoming issue. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, cross-genre, interviews. No fee. Guest Editor: Dr. Jocelyn E. Marshall (Emerson College). Deadline: December 15, 2022.

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

Girls Right the World. Issue 7. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, art. No fee. Deadline: December 31, 2022. *Must be female-identifying writer between the ages of 14 & 21.*

great weather for MEDIA. 2023 Anthology. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, drama/playwriting. No fee (Tip Jar submissions available). Deadline: January 15, 2023.

Applause. Issue 33: The (In)Evitable Ending. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, cross-genre. $3 fee. Deadline: February 14, 2023.

Kings River Review. Spring 2023 Issue. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, screenplays, art, translations. No fee. Deadline: March 15, 2023. *2-year community college students only*

Sand Hills Literary Magazine. 47th Issue. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, comics. $3 fee (no fee for Augusta University Students). Deadline: March 20, 2023.

Actual Left Publications. Novels, novellas, memoirs, and biographies. Fiction, nonfiction. 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.

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

Copihue Poetry. Volume 1. Poetry, translations. No fee. Deadline: Rolling.

Driftwood Press. Poetry, short stories, comics, visual art, novellas, poetry collections, comic collections, graphic novel manuscripts. Fee varies. 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.

Third Street Review. Inaugural Issue. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography. $3 fee. Deadline: Rolling.

WhimsicalPoet. January 2023 Issue. Poetry, art, flash fiction. No fee. 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.

Interlochen Arts Academy. 2023 Virginia B. Ball Creative Writing Competition. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, cross-genre, drama, screenplays, experimental/unclassifiable writing. No fee. Deadline: November 6, 2022. *Must be in grades 8-11 for 2022-23 school year.*

CARVE. 2022 Prose & Poetry Contest. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. $17 fee. Prize: $1,000 and publication per genre. Judges: Maurice Ruffin, Thirii My Kyaw Myint, David J. Daniels. Deadline: November 15, 2022.

Megacity Review. Inaugural Writing Contest. Fiction, nonfiction. $8 fee. Prize: Up to $1,000 and publication. Deadline: November 15, 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.*

Baltimore Review. Winter Contest. Flash fiction, flash creative nonfiction, prose poetry. $8 fee. Prize per Category: $300 and publication. Final Judge: Destiny O. Birdsong. Deadline: November 30, 2022.

Green Linden Press. Wishing Jewel Prize. Poetry. $25 fee. Prize: $1,000 and book publication. Deadline: November 30, 2022.

The Writing Salon. 6th Annual Jane Underwood Prize. Poetry. $15 fee. Prize: $500, online publication, and featured reading invitation. Final judge: Sharan Strange. Deadline: December 1, 2022.

Interim Poetics. 2022 Test Site Poetry Prize. Poetry. $25 fee. Prize: $1,000 and book publication. Deadline: December 15, 2022.

MUSE Literary Journal. Holden Vaughn Spangler Award. Poetry. $5 fee. Prize: $200 and publication in the Spring 2023 issue. Deadline: December 15, 2022.

Writer’s Relief Inc. 2022 WaterSedge Poetry Chapbook Contest. Poetry. $20 fee. Prize: $500, publication, Amazon distribution, 25 free print copies. Judge: Luisa A. Igloria. Deadline: December 16, 2022.

Press 53. Award for Short Fiction. Short Story Collections. $30 fee. Prize: $1,000 cash advance, book publication, 50 author copies. Judge: Claire V. Foxx. Deadline: December 31, 2022.

Ethos Literacy. 4th annual Flash Fiction Contest. Fiction. $12 fee. Grand Prize: $200 and e-magazine publication. Deadline: January 15, 2023.

New American Press. 2023 New American Poetry Prize. Poetry, cross-genre. $25 fee. Prize: $1,500 and book publication. Final Judge: Jamaica Baldwin. Deadline: January 15, 2023.

I-70 Review. 2023 Bill Hickok Humor Award for Poetry. Poetry. $15 fee. Prize: $1,000 and publication. Deadline: January 1 – February 28, 2023.

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