Below is a smattering of announcements for contests and calls for regular submissions. All are either currently reading or have an upcoming deadline. Please visit each website for further details on submission guidelines and remember to read the instructions carefully. If you are not familiar with a magazine, it is always helpful to order a copy and read first. You’ll know if your material is a good fit and you’ll also be supporting the magazine.
Poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and art. Reads year round.
Poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and art. Reads Aug 15-March 15.
Creative nonfiction, segmented essays, montaged memoir, art and more. Reads year round.
Fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Reads September –May.
All genres considered. Reads September 1 – May 1.
Poetry, prose, and artwork. Reads September 1 – February 1.
Fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. Reads September 1 – April 30.
SHORT STORY AWARDS
Previously unpublished work of short fiction. 500-5,000 words. Deadline: November 1, 2009
600 words or less. May submit up to three. Deadline: December 1, 2009
For unpublished, book length manuscript of poems. Deadline: December 1, 2009
Open competition for unpublished original collection of poems. Two winners selected and published. Deadline: November 16, 2009
For unpublished collection of poetry. Deadline: December 31, 2009
For unpublished, book-length poetry manuscripts. Submit between: October 1 – January 14, 2010.
Categories in: Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction. Submit during January 2010.