Calls for Submissions

Take a look at the latest publishing opportunities currently available to writers from the many literary magazines and presses that are members of CLMP.

 
submitted by Academy Press // The Atherton Review

Now reading Fiction submissions for Spring 2021 Issue of The Atherton Review One short story or novel excerpt (maximum 20 pages or 6000 words) Guidelines: • All written submissions must…

Expires:March 31, 2021
submitted by Brink

FICTION, NONFICTION & POETRY Brink is open for Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry submissions of any length engaging the theme TROUBLE. What does it mean to be on the brink of trouble?…

Expires:April 30, 2021
Autumn House Press Full-Length Contests submitted by Autumn House Press

Autumn House Full-Length Prizes in Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction Winners of each prize receive publication of their full-length manuscripts. Each winner also receives $2,500 ($1,000 advance against royalties and a $1,500 travel/publicity…

Expires:June 15, 2021
Issue 7: Cookout submitted by Lucky Jefferson

Grab your sunglasses, sandals, and favorite dish—you’re invited to our cookout. For this collaborative potluck issue, send us your unpublished poetry (there is no line limit but we adore shorter…

Expires:June 15, 2021
Marguerite McGlinn Prize for Fiction Contest submitted by Philadelphia Stories

The deadline for The Marguerite McGlinn Prize for Fiction Contest is Tuesday, June 15th. We are accepting works of fiction up to 8,000 words. The contest features a first place…

Expires:June 15, 2021
Toad Hall Editions: Bi-annual Journal Open Call for Writers + Cover Art Contest submitted by Toad Hall Editions

Toad Hall Editions, a new small press in Maine is accepting the work of women and gender-diverse folks for our first bi-annual journal messing about in boats with the theme…

Expires:June 20, 2021
Dead and Alive: Being with Ancestors submitted by Dark Matter: Women Witnessing

The next few issues of Dark Matter: Women Witnessing will be devoted to ancestors: to beings, both human and nonhuman, who were precious to us and whom we have lost…

Expires:June 25, 2021
Etched Onyx Magazine and the Story Discovery Podcast (Open Call) submitted by Onyx Publications

Onyx Publications accepts submissions for our quarterly on-line magazine, Etched Onyx. While we do have deadlines and submission limits for our specific magazine editions, we accept submissions year round. If…

Expires:June 30, 2021
New Contexts: 2 submitted by Coverstory books

Coverstory books invites submissions for a literary compendium aiming to publish in the Autumn 2021. The volume – “New Contexts: 2” – seeks to showcase contemporary work, both poetry and…

Expires:June 30, 2021
Abandon Hope submitted by Abandon Journal

Abandon Journal exists to showcase writing and artwork that has been created with abandon. That term is free to be interpreted liberally, but ideally it is the kind of work…

Expires:June 30, 2021
Fox Paw Literary Blog - writing contest submitted by The Fox Paw Literary Blog

The Fox Paw Literary Blog is holding its first writing contest! Three cash prizes and submission limit of 300 pieces. Seeking fiction, nonfiction, creative nonfiction and poetry. Prose word limit…

Expires:June 30, 2021
Accepting Submissions for Contrapuntos IX

  Digitus Indie Publishers is now accepting submissions for Contrapuntos IX for the upcoming release in Fall 2021. For this issue, ‘Anthropocene – Quarantine’, Contrapuntos extends a call for submissions related to the environment, livelihoods, and…

Expires:July 1, 2021
Poems about health insurance submitted by Loaded Die Review

Submit to Loaded Die Review Emotions are a valid form of data. Poetry is a form of art that is frequently centered around exploring emotions, the self/body, and society. Poetry…

Expires:July 1, 2021
Blydyn Square Review Seeking Submissions for Our Second Issue submitted by Blydyn Square Books

Blydyn Square Review is looking for submissions for our next issue, which will be published in the fall (our first issue should publish this June). This time, we have a…

Expires:July 1, 2021
Contrapuntos IX: Multi-language Journal Call for Submissions

English Call for Submissions: Digitus Indie Publishers is now accepting submissions for Contrapuntos IX for the upcoming release in Fall 2021. For this issue, ‘Anthropocene – Quarantine’, Contrapuntos extends a call for submissions related to the…

Expires:July 1, 2021
Sheila-Na-Gig Editions Poetry Chapbook Contests submitted by Sheila-Na-Gig online & Sheila-Na-Gig Editions

Sheila-Na-Gig Editions invites entries for two chapbook-length poetry manuscript contests (one of these is for poets under age 30) January 1 through July 1, yearly Please follow the guidelines below…

Expires:July 1, 2021
Buckmxn Story Service submitted by Buckman Publishing LLC

Buckmxn Story Service is a snail-mail subscription of ten short stories, with one story delivered each week via the United States Postal Service. The first volume began in Fall 2020…

Expires:July 4, 2021
2021 Marystina Santiestevan First Book Prize submitted by Conduit

Conduit Books & Ephemera is pleased to announce that our fourth annual first book prize will run April 1- July 5, 2021 and the prize will grow by a whopping…

Expires:July 5, 2021
Conduit Books & Ephemera: First Book Prize submitted by Conduit

The Marystina Santiestevan First Book Prize Awarded annually to a poet writing in English who has not yet published a full-length poetry book, the prize is named in honor of…

Expires:July 5, 2021
LUPERCALIApress CHAPBOOKS submitted by LUPERCALIA press

FREE TO SUBMIT. Lupercalia Press aims to rectify the lack of representation for trans/queer sexuality content in the literary world by inviting for publication the art that may have been…

Expires:July 15, 2021
Mom Egg Review seeks submissions for theme issue "Mother Figures" submitted by Mom Egg Review

Mom Egg Review is open for submissions of poetry (up to 4 poems), fiction, creative prose, hybrid works (up to 1000 words), and art for an issue themed “Mother Figures.”…

Expires:July 15, 2021
Call for Poetry and Prose: Plant People, An Anthology of Environmental Artists submitted by Plants & Poetry Journal

Plants & Poetry Journal an online nature-inspired literary journal publishing poetry, prose, & art by you. for every submission, the plants & poetry team will plant a tree or other…

Expires:July 15, 2021
GASHER Journal Summer 2021 Issue submitted by GASHER JOURNAL

For the issue: We accept simultaneous submissions. Please, let us know if your submission is accepted elsewhere. Work must be unpublished. For poetry, fiction, and CNF, please submit your work…

Expires:July 17, 2021
Muddy Backroads: Stories from off the beaten path submitted by Madville Publishing

Submissions are open until August 1, 2021 For this anthology, the editors are looking for stories that move away from the norms of daily life to explore the side roads…

Expires:August 1, 2021