Calls For Submissions
BELLE LUTTE PRESS currently welcomes unsolicited fiction manuscripts. While today’s media maximizes profits by force-feeding the populace cheap and unoriginal thought, Belle Lutte Press is fighting the good fight—hell-bent on publishing original, high-quality fiction novels. We are prepared and excited to provide our authors an abundance of support, ensuring the production of important, beautiful, and successful works of art. To submit, please visit bellelutte.com/submit.
BRAIN MILL PRESS invites submissions to the Hellum & Neal Series in LGBTQ+ fiction; and the Mineral Point Poetry Chapbook Series (opens June 1). We publish genre and literary fiction, as well as poetry. Send us your work addressing human experiences with love, broadly defined. https://brainmillpress.submittable.com/submit.
BY&BY POETRY invites poetry submissions for Issue 4. We welcome poems of any form, length, or style and aim to provide an eclectic showcase for both established and up-and-coming poets. Give us a shot—we typically respond within a few days: byandbylit.org/submit/
THE CHAOTIC REVIEW is seeking submissions from poets new and old. We prefer longer poems. We aim to publish 100 lines of poetry every day on our website. We also collect them into a monthly e-issue. We accept 1-10 poems per submission. We accept free verse, prose poetry, and whatever else you can come up with. We look forward to hearing from you!
For more information, see our submission guidelines on our website: https://thechaoticreview.com/
THE COSSACK REVIEW is reading submissions of fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and work in translation for our next issue. Since 2012 we have published meaningful new writing in our print and online issues. We look for work that is surprising and thoughtful; our favorite pieces are distinguished with an unusual capacity for psychological understanding. No submission fees. Our magazine wants more submissions from women, people of color, and new and diverse writers.
Visit our page: http://www.thecossackreview.com
FANTASY CROSSING is a new online magazine devoted to fantasy & science fiction for young readers. We are looking for compelling, enchanting, & remarkable short fiction for young adult and middle-grade readers. Emerging & previously unpublished authors are encouraged to submit. Check us out at FantasyCrossing.com.
FIOLET & WING: An Anthology of Domestic Fabulist Poetry
In women’s literature, myth & magic easily co-exist. This anthology is a survey of contemporary women poets are working within the incorporation of real and surreal elements into domestic realms, open to all female-identifying persons.
Unpublished poems are preferred, though previously published work from periodicals will be considered only if you own the rights.
Deadline: June 15, 2016.
Planned publication date: 2017.
More information at http://fioletandwing.wix.com/fioletandwing
GFT PRESS| GFT Presents: One in Four seeking poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, interviews, and visual art for print and online publication. NO SUBMISSION FEES. Whether it's a journey through our priceless existence, a struggle to achieve personal contentment, a heart-wrenching brush with defeat, an intelligent observation on humanity, a deep desire for your voice to be heard, stirring inspiration, or just pure entertainment, we want it and will strive to share it.
HERMENEUTIC CHAOS is currently seeking submissions of poetry, prose, and hybrid narrative for its March issue. We particularly encourage work that defies the normative notions of a genre and explores the undeDfined and vivid spaces between the interstices of words and meanings. We look forward to writing that is raw, authentic, and vulnerable, and uses unique imagery to weave its contours. In order to submit, please visit http://www.hermeneuticchaosjournal.com/submissions.html.
IF YOUR RURAL OR WESTERN WORK is drownin' in its own sweat, it'd be perfect for the Fall 2016 Issue of Cowboy Jamboree, "With Alacrity!" We want stories, fiction or non, that get at it with a sense of urgency for this issue. Storm comin'? Fence down? Calf dyin'? Gun drawn? Whatever sense of urgency your rural or western story carries, we'd be interested in takin' a poke at it for our Fall issue. As always, we prefer writing with some rough edges and guts. Swearin' and killin' don't offend us. We nominate for Pushcart and Best of the Net. Email submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org in .doc, .docx, or .rtf formatting with 12 point font. We take flash fiction, short stories, creative nonfiction, artwork, photography, and vignettes. Deadline: August 1, 2016 See full guidelines on our Style & Submit page at cowboyjamboreemagazine.com
INTRINSICK has launched and we are featuring new stories starting November 1, 2015. Our goal is to publish one memorable story per week on our website. Our style is humorous, quirky, unusual, unbecoming, uncomfortable, or, best case scenario, a misguided hybrid of all these. Genre is not important, so long as the story is amusing and unforgettable. Fiction or creative nonfiction, 2000 words or less. Check www.intrinsick.com for guidelines and more info.
KESTREL has been publishing twice a year for 25 years and is committed to print publication. We are accepting poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and visual art for the spring issue until July 31. Submit via Submittable or post. Contributors in each issue are invited to Fairmont State's campus in beautiful North Central West Virginia for a weekend of literary celebration. Check us out on Facebook!
KICAM PROJECTS is accepting submissions for nonfiction books that tell stories of survival and recovery to inspire and empower audiences. In addition to a traditional compensation model, KiCam invites authors to select a nonprofit organization that will benefit from a portion of the proceeds of our books. Submissions should include a cover letter, one-paragraph summary, author biography, synopsis and table of contents. Please send to email@example.com. Deadline: July 29, 2016, for fall 2017 release.
MOM EGG REVIEW seeks poetry, fiction, and creative prose for our 15th annual print issue. We publish work by writers who are mothers or by others about motherhood. This is an unthemed issue.
The submissions period is May 15, 2016 to August 15, 2016. We will respond by January 1, 2017.
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MOTHER’S ALWAYS WRITE is a new online literary magazine, offering essays and poetry that are intended to honor parenting as life’s greatest calling. We are seeking essays about the parenting experience (Dad writers are welcome too). We love deep, emotional writing that offers new insight. Please see our writers’ guidelines for specific requirements at www.mothersalwayswrite.com (coming soon) and http://mothersalwayswrite.submittable.com/submit
Calling the zany, the thought-provoking, the humorous, and the quirky—we want to read your writing! THE OFFBEAT, a literary journal specializing in undisputedly unique works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and sequential art, is accepting submissions. We cater to the bizarre, the whimsical, and the outlandish. Show us writing that falls off the beaten path in an intriguing way! Visit offbeat.msu.edu for details and to submit.
PRIESTESS & HIEROPHANT PRESS is currently seeking fiction, poetry (chapbook and full manuscripts), artwork, and mixed works (strange and wonderful combinations of the formats previously listed). Genres: speculative (including magic realism), esoteric and occult, fine artwork, and cross genre. The strange and illuminating, the dark and macabre, the wicked and the spectacular all belong here. I'm currently seeking manuscripts 20-60 pages in length, and works for an online/to-be-anthologized magazine. Visit http://www.priestessandhierophant.com/ for submission and pay specifics.
Throughout 2016 RAT’S ASS REVIEW is soliciting submissions for its Love & Ensuing Madness collection. Guidelines are available at ratsassreview.net. We are looking for the poem that caught you by surprise. The one that tore its way out through your ribcage. The one you hope your grandmother doesn’t see. Send us that seething love poem, that sestet to drunken sex, that ode to abject misery, that glorious condemnation of your inglorious ex.
REFERENTIAL MAGAZINE. Celebrating the interconnectedness of the written word, we seek writing with a balance of heart and intellect. We publish current and future luminaries. http://referentialmagazine.org/
SHADE MOUNTAIN PRESS, a new feminist publishing house, seeks novel manuscripts by African-American women. Deadline: July 1, 2016. Our titles have earned accolades like inclusion in NPR's Best Books of 2015, a starred review in Kirkus, praise from Booklist, Book Riot, Kenyon Review, and other venues, and an Indiefab award. For full details and contact info, see http://www.shademountainpress.com/contact.php.
TELL US A STORY publishes stories that are true and happened to the author. We post one new story every Wednesday, occasionally with original art. All submissions must be less than 2000 words. We are also interested in very short stories (flash [non]fiction), experimental stories, poems, or plays as long as they are true. Please send submissions as an editable attachment (no PDFs please!!!), along with images, and a 100 word (or less) biographical statement to firstname.lastname@example.org. Put “TUAS Submission” in the subject line. Please submit only one submission at a time (unless you are sending poetry). Submit here: http://truestorystories.wordpress.com/submit/.
THRICE PUBLISHING announces it's 2016 open call for submissions for fiction of novella-length work. Submit through our Submittable link at http://www.thricepublishing.com/submissions.html There is no reading fee, and guidelines are published on the website. The submission period runs from May 1 through July 31.
UNDER THE SUN is reading for its forth online issue, beginning August 15 through January 2. Creative nonfiction and single submissions only. Inquire about reviews.
UP THE STAIRCASE QUARTERLY is seeking submissions of 90s pop culture themed poetry and artwork. Send us work involving and inspired by 90s music, TV shows, movies, fashion, games, technology, food & drink, and trends. Deadline July 1st, 2016. Learn more at http://www.upthestaircase.org/90s-issue.html
THE WAX PAPER, a beautiful literary and arts journal printed as newsprint broadsheet, is accepting submissions. All forms of writing will be considered. Please read our manifesto on the About page of our website, thewaxpaper.com and ensure a good fit with our aesthetic. Submit through the Submissions section of our website using Submittable.
WRITINGCAREER.COM. Find paying markets for your poetry, fiction, and nonfiction at WritingCareer.com. Updated daily, we report on editors, authors, and publishers who are actively seeking submissions and pay standard or competitive rates for your writing. WritingCareer.com is managed by the staff of FreelanceWriting.com and is edited by freelance writer Brian Scott. Visit us online at http://writingcareer.com.
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