Tag Archives: Nonfiction

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. […]

“Bumping into Geniuses”

Today saw the release of Danny Goldberg’s memoir, “Bumping into Geniuses,” which details his life in the rock and roll business. The book, which begins with a retelling of reporting for Billboard at nineteen at the Woodstock Festival, is what Goldberg calls “his love letter to rock and roll and the rock and roll business.” […]

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 […]

Reginald Shepherd, dead at 45

The poet Reginal Shepherd died late September 10th. Shepherd had been fighting cancer for some time now, and learned six days prior to his death that it could no longer be treated. Shepherd was the author of several books of poetry as well as a memoir, Orpheus in the Bronx: Essays on Identity, Politics, and […]

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 […]

2 submission calls

I have recently come across two new lit mags which are looking for submissions. The Redheaded Step Child is a new print journal of poetry. They only accept submissions which have been previously rejected from other magazines. Their first submission period just ended, but I’m sure there will be another one soon. Check them out […]