Submission Round-Up–September 29

Hi everyone! Hope your semester is going well so far. We know the creative writing classes are hard at work composing new projects, but you don’t have to be in a class to write! Whether you have a polished piece ready to go or you’re looking for inspiration to start something new, check out the submission calls below to see if anything strikes your fancy. There are some incredible journals and contests looking for work and some cool themes to experiment with. Happy writing!

If a listing doesn’t have a date, submissions are rolling. Calls for submissions are maintained on an archive page until the submission deadline has passed. If you know of any journals, magazines, contests, or calls that we haven’t included, let us know and we’ll be sure to add them in the next update!


Unique/Themed Calls To Look For In This Batch:

  • Secularism and feminism in women’s issues
  • Poems informed by the Catholic faith
  • Spiritual poetry
  • Diversity and the arts
  • Essays on risk
  • Writing intended to heal from writers who have experienced physical/mental/emotional trauma
  • Writing that includes the words “Blueprint,” “Fisherman,” and “Delusion”

Journals


Contests (entry fee assumed unless otherwise noted, prizes may include $, publication, etc.)

Weekly Submissions Round-Up–October 21

Another week, another round up! In addition to all the wonderful print and digital venues, remember that the Rea Coffeehouse Reading Series is soliciting submissions for five featured reader positions through November 1. Open mic readers are always welcome, too!

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Calls for submissions are maintained on an archive page until the submission deadline has passed. If you know of any journals, magazines, contests, or calls that we haven’t included, let us know and we’ll be sure to add them in the next update!


Unique/Themed Calls To Look For In This Batch:

  •  Writing on the theme of fire and fury
  • Writing and art on the theme of “buried”
  • Poetry about robots
  • Magical realism

 

 

Weekly Submissions Round-up–October 14

Sorry for the late post! We had some technical difficulties. Hope everyone had a good long weekend! If you got any writing done, consider sending it to some of these cool journals, magazines, and contests! If you’re stuck and looking for inspiration, check out some calls with themes.

Calls for submissions are maintained on an archive page until the submission deadline has passed. If you know of any journals, magazines, contests, or calls that we haven’t included, let us know and we’ll be sure to add them in the next update!

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So what are you waiting for? Start submitting!


Unique/Themed Calls To Look For In This Batch

  • Writing about Beyoncé
  • Poems about math/numbers
  • Poetry and fiction about winter
  • Fiction responding to art
  • Comedy writing
  • Work by emerging writers
  • Writing about milestones
  • Memoir vignette
  • Novel excerpts
  • Sonnets
  • Religious essays
  • Young adult poetry and prose

 

Weekly Submission Round-Up–October 7

Success! Our first workshop was lovely; thank you to everyone who participated. Whether you were there or not, it’s so important to not only polish your work, but also get people to see it. Share the magic of your words!

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And remember, you can send in pieces any time for an online mini-workshop if you’re trying to meet a deadline.

Here are some really awesome venues to share your writing. Other journals, mags, contests, etc. are listed on our archive page until the submission deadline has passed. If you know of any journals, magazines, contests, or calls that we haven’t included, let us know and we’ll be sure to add them in the next update!

So what are you waiting for? Start submitting!


 

Unique/Themed Calls To Look For In This Batch:

  • Poetry in response to art
  • Leaving or finding home
  • Literary shade
  • Sci-fi poetry
  • Scripts/screenplays
  • Comics/graphic narratives
  • Writing about Ella Fitzgerald
  • Novel/graphic novel excerpts
  • Interviews
  • Transcripts
  • Translations

 


 

Weekly Submission Round-Up–September 30

Our first workshop is fast approaching! Have something you’re proud of? Send it in to be polished and then send it out into the world! Don’t know where to send it? That’s what we’re here for.

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Here’s this week’s round of submission opportunities. Other journals, mags, contests, etc. are listed on our archive page until the submission deadline has passed. If you know of any journals, magazines, contests, or calls that we haven’t included, let us know and we’ll be sure to add them in the next update!

So what are you waiting for? Start submitting!


 

Unique/Themed Calls To Look For In This Batch:

  • Poems and art written outside
  • Essays and poems about music
  • Song lyrics
  • Science or medical writing
  • Literary journalism
  • Muslim women, gender non-conforming, queer, and trans authors
  • Fiction on the theme of “Fool”
  • Southern voices
  • Horror, suspense, thriller, mystery
  • Nonfiction and art on encounters with nature
  • Sonnets
  • Young adult fiction

 

Weekly Submissions Round-Up–September 23

Every writer knows, or quickly learns, that it can be hard to make your work seen. We’re here to make it a little easier for you! Every week we’ll post a round-up of new submission opportunities we come across. Submissions will be maintained on an archive page until the submission deadline has passed. If you know of any journals, magazines, contests, or calls that we haven’t included, let us know and we’ll be sure to add them in the next update!

So what are you waiting for? Start submitting!

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Unique/Themed Calls To Look For In This Batch:

  • Poets who are civil servants
  • Poets who have mental illness
  • LGBT fiction
  • Writing about place
  • Poetry responding to current events
  • Poetry responding to art
  • Poetry about prison
  • Sonnets
  • Stories about losing and regaining hope

 

Weekly Submission Round-up–September 16

Every writer knows, or quickly learns, that it can be hard to make your work seen. We’re here to make it a little easier for you. Every week we’ll post a round-up of new submission opportunities we come across. Submissions will be maintained on an archive page until the submission deadline has passed. If you know of any journals, magazines, or contests that we haven’t included, let us know and we’ll be sure to add them in the next update!

So what are you waiting for? Start submitting!

 

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Weekly Submission Round-up–September 9

Every writer knows, or quickly learns, that it can be hard to make your work seen. We’re here to make it a little easier for you. Every week we’ll post a round-up of new submission opportunities we come across. Submissions will be maintained on an archive page until the submission deadline has passed. If you know of any journals, magazines, or contests that we haven’t included, let us know and we’ll be sure to add them in the next update!

So what are you waiting for? Start submitting!

 

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  • Tahoma Literary Review 12/31, Fiction, Flash Fiction, Nonfiction, Flash Nonfiction, Poetry, Fee to Submit ($4-$5), Paid on Acceptancehttp://tahomaliteraryreview.com