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.
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
ENDPAIN is looking for high quality non-fiction narratives from writers, photographers, and artists of every stripe. Stories can be funny, horribly dark, or anything in between. But all should be intimate, emotionally honest, and moving. And all should help us to further understand something universally experienced and uniformly under discussed—pain.
Submit your work: endpain.com/tell-us-your-story
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 Emerging & previously unpublished authors are encouraged to submit.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.
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.
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 email@example.com. Deadline: July 29, 2016, for fall 2017 release.
Multimedia art/lit magazine LOUD ZOO is looking for socially conscious work of nearly any shape. There’s a lot happening on this planet, so let’s explore hidden corners and amplify hushed voices! Short fiction, non-fiction, translation, visual, audio, multimedia, etc. We aren't accepting poetry at this time, but we are looking for musicians and other sonic artists to create accompaniment for digital readings. See submission guidelines for complete details! http://bedlampublishing.com/su
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
NEBULOUS is a new online literary magazine exploring the theme of mental illness, based in Melbourne.
We are seeking poetry and short stories for our inaugural issue launching October 1st. We accept unsolicited work from emerging and established writers, you do not have be a survivor or affected but please submit work that deals with mental illness in some way. Please visit the submission page here https://nebulousmag.com/submis
ON THE VERANDA LITERARY JOURNAL seeks fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that exemplify what it means to be southern. From moss covered oak trees to dusty Texas tumbleweeds and Kentucky bourbon, we want pieces that illustrate the wide variety of culture, people, and places that the South has to offer. We are especially interested in prose pieces that will keep us rapt while we lounge on our veranda, sipping sweet iced tea.
Visit our page: https://ontheverandaliteraryjo
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. Visithttp://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/
STORM CELLAR seeks new, surprising writing and art: fiction, flash, poetry, creative nonfiction, hybrids, images in any medium. This is a literary journal of safety and danger. We like inventive, risky, aesthetically ambitious work; we like what we’ve not seen. Especially listening for under-represented voices and authors connected to the Midwest. Send your volcanoes, mantises, codes, and spells. Visit stormcellarquarterly.com.
Call for Submissions: poetry, fiction, nonfiction, visual art, swamp
SWAMP APE REVIEW is the new beast in South Florida’s growing body of literature. We are a national online journal (produced by the MFA in creative writing at Florida Atlantic University) looking for original work in 5 areas: poetry, fiction, nonfiction, visual art (graphics/photography, multimedia, or video), and swamp—our fifth category for works that defy genre. Submissions will be accepted untilSeptember 1st and published in winter. For more info and the "why" behind our name and nature, visit www.swampapereview.com
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.
THE TIMBERLINE REVIEW, a new semi-annual literary journal published in the Pacific Northwest, seeks short fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry and essays for the Winter/Spring 2017 issue. We’re looking for writing that has the power to inspire a conversation with the times we live in. We welcome new work from established and emerging writers. Submission period is open July 1st through October 15th at timberlinereview.com/submissions.
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.
URBAN FARMHOUSE PRESS seeks chapbook manuscripts in fiction, poetry, and science fiction for the 2017 Cities of the Straits Chapbook series. Manuscripts must be between 20 and 40 pages. Chapbooks are professionally designed and printed and will be available through UFP’s global distribution network. All selected manuscripts receive $100 honourarium and 10 copies. Submissions open until8/15/2016. Submit online: www.urbanfarmhousepress.com
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.