Black Lawrence Press: Call for Submissions!

November Open Reading Period: Black Lawrence Press seeks innovative electrifying, and thoroughly intoxicating manuscripts that ensnare themselves in our hearts and minds and won’t let go. During our June and November Open Reading Periods, we accept submissions in the following categories: novel, novella, short story collection (full-length and chapbook), poetry (full-length and chapbook), biography & […]

The Gordian Review: Call for Submissions

The Gordian Review is accepting submissions! Since its inception, The Gordian Review (TGR) has made a commitment to publishing the voices of today’s graduate students and giving them a unique publishing opportunity just for them. The original idea came from Texas Review Press’ founder and late director, Dr. Paul Ruffin, who wanted to present the […]

RipRap Literary Journal: Call for Submissions!

RipRap Literary Journal Volume 40 would like to offer their humble invitation to talented writers and artists of all genres for their CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS! They are currently accepting submissions for Artwork, Poetry, Short Fiction, Flash Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction. There is no fee to submit. Submissions will be accepted until December 3, 2017. RipRap […]

Black Lawrence Post: Call for Submissions

Call for Submissions The November Open Reading Period Black Lawrence Press seeks innovative, electrifying, and thoroughly intoxicating manuscripts. During the June and November Open Reading Periods, they accept submissions in the following categories: novel, novella, short story collection (full-length and chapbook), poetry (full-length and chapbook), biography & cultural studies, translation (from the German), and the creative […]

Cinematic Short Story Contest

ScreenCraft’s 3rd annual Cinematic Short Story Contest is now accepting entries! The jury is looking for short fiction (not scripts) with special cinematic potential. Whether you’re writing flash fiction or a novella, the judges want to read your story! The grand-prize winner will receive $1,000 and personal introductions to literary agents, managers, film and TV […]

The Masters Review Fall Fiction Contest

Welcome, writer. The winning story of the Fall Fiction Contest will be paid $2000, awarded publication online in The Masters Review, and will receive a note from the judge on why the story was selected. Second and third place stories will be awarded publication and $200 and $100, respectively, as well as correspondence from the judge. Fifteen […]

The Masters Review: Call for Submissions

The Masters Review’s third annual Fall Fiction Contest is now open! Submissions are open until November 15, 2017. The winning story receives $2000 + publication, and a note from the judge on why the story was chosen. For more information and to submit your work, visit their website here. The Masters Review has compiled 13 submission […]

Indiana Review Fiction Contest

The 2017 Fiction Prize Contest is now open! Send in your submissions by October 31st, 2017. Applicants must submit a single story of up to 8,000 words. For more information, visit the Indiana Review contest website here.

Habitat Magazine’s Call for Submissions

Habitat is currently accepting submissions! Habitat Magazine is interested in writing that redefines the lines of genre and form and explores what it means to be a writer in the 21st century. Habitat provides a home for literature that shows the unexpected and disrupts the dominant cultural narrative. They pride themselves on publishing the next generation […]

Glassworks’ Call for Submissions

Glassworks publishes nonfiction, fiction, poetry, hybrid pieces, craft essays, new media, and art both digitally and in print. Deadline: December 15, 2017 for the spring and fall 2018 print issues. Glassworks also publishes flash fiction, prose poetry, and micro essays monthly in their online edition Flash Glass. Submissions for Flash Glass are accepted on a year-round, rolling basis. More […]

Narrative’s Fall Story and 30 Below Contest

The Fall Story Contest is open to all writers, and all entries will be considered for publication. The fall contest is open to all fiction and nonfiction writers. They are looking for short stories, essays, memoirs, photo essays, graphic stories, all forms of literary nonfiction, and excerpts from longer works of both fiction and nonfiction. Entries […]

The Journal Wheeler Prize for Poetry

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS! Submissions open September 1-30 for the annual The Journal / Charles B. Wheeler Poetry Prize In addition to publication under a standard book contract by The Ohio State University Press, the winning author receives the Charles B. Wheeler Prize of $2,500. THE RULES: Entries of at least 48 typed pages of original […]