Category Archives: Submissions

BOOM Chapbook Competition announced

Bateau Press, publisher of Bateau, has recently announced their 3rd Annual BOOM Chapbook Competiton.  The competition is open to all writers and the winner will receive a $500 cash prize. Previous winners of the competition include Instructions from the Narwhal by Allison Titus, and Novas by Ryan Flaherty. For complete contest guidelines please visit http://bateaupress.org/index.php?page=boom

Two Hawks Quarterly, submission call

Two Hawks Quarterly, has put forth a call for submissions for their Fall 2008 issue. The quarterly, which is produced by the B.A. students in Creative Writing at Antioch University, Los Angeles, calls itself “a literary uprising.” In addition to be student-run, the journal was also created by students at Antioch. The editors aim to […]

Literature + Food = Love

Alimentum: The Literature of Food is looking for fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry which deals with the subject of—-what else?—-food! There is a five poem limit on poetry submissions, and they do not accept work that has been previously published.  Simultaneous submissions are accepted, and all submissions are only accepted via snail mail with SASE. […]

Forth Magazine submission call

A new arts & literature magazine in the Los Angeles area is looking for art and writing submissions from LA locals. They are looking for all ‘edgy’ writing (minus “standard, dry journalism”) with a maximum 500 word count, as well as artwork to illustrate their issue. In addition, the logo for each front cover of […]

Summer Literary Seminars Contest Announced

The Summer Literary Seminars group has announced its 2009 writing contest. The annual contest, this year, is being held in affiliation with Fence Magazine and the Summer Literary Seminar groups in Italy, Lithuania, and Kenya. Winner entrants will have their work published in Fence as well as internationally in journals from Canada, Russia, Kenya, Italy, and […]

Call for apocalyptic pieces

Qarrtsiluni, an online journal of art and literature, is currently seeking submissions for their 4th quarter themed issue, entitled “Journaling the Apocalypse.” Qarrtsiluni is a unique quarterly which appears online, in blog form, and includes art, poetry, nonfiction and fiction, as well as genre-bending works, and includes audio recordings of most of its text pieces. […]

Burnside Review Fiction Chapbook Competition

The Burnside Review is sponsoring its 3rd annual fiction chapbook competition. The contest will accept submissions from September 15 until December 31, 2008. The winning manuscript will be announced around March 1, 2009. Winner will receive twenty-five copies plus a $200 cash prize. Charles D’Ambrosio, author of two collections of short stories, The Point and […]

New prize for fiction writers

The Aura Estrada Prize is a new prize which will will be awarded biannually to a female writer, 35 or under, living in Mexico or the United States, who writes creative prose (fiction or nonfiction) in Spanish. The prize will be awarded in Aura Estrada’s memory, by her husband Francisco Goldman. After being married only […]

8 journals

A short list of several lit mags I’ve been reading. Every mag accepts unsolicted submissions, although some of them have specific reading periods, check out the respective website for more information on submitting. Buy some of them too, if you have the cash. Caketrain Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Art. New York Quarterly Poetry. Burnside Review Poetry. […]

Nimrod International Journal, Mexico Issue

Heard through the grapevine that Nimrod International Journal is accepting submissions of poetry, short stories, and personal essays for their Spring 2009 issue. Each year, in the spring, Nimrod publishes a theme issue which is usually centered on a particular region of the world, the upcoming issue’s theme is Mexico. They are interested in submissions […]