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
Auxocardia Journal-May 2021 submitted by Auxocardia

This issue, we are asking for your reflections on the theme of “Recovery.” What does recovery mean to you? How is it important to healing? How are we collectively undertaking…

Expires:May 15, 2021
Crab Creek Review Poetry Prize submitted by Crab Creek Review

The entry period for the 2021 Crab Creek Review Poetry Contest begins on February 15th with entries accepted until May 15, 2021. A $500 prize will be awarded for the…

Expires:May 15, 2021
Now reading Poetry, Rhetoric, and Fiction submissions Volume 105 of The Atherton Review submitted by Academy Press // The Atherton Review

Only original work, not previously published anywhere in any form, please. • POETRY: Up to three poems (maximum seven pages) • FICTION: one short story or novel excerpt (maximum twenty…

Expires:May 15, 2021
The Idaho Prize for Poetry 2021 submitted by Lost Horse Press

LOST HORSE PRESS is now accepting submissions for the IDaho Prize for Poetry 2021. All US poets are eligible. Entries must be submitted by 31 May 2021, winners will be…

Expires:May 15, 2021
Etched Onyx magazine and the Story Discovery Podcast - Summer Edition submitted by Onyx Publications

Onyx Publications accepts submissions year round for our quarterly on-line magazine, Etched Onyx. We are currently accepting works for our Summer 2021 edition which will go live in July. The deadline…

Expires:May 28, 2021
Pandemic Diaries submitted by Passager

Are you keeping a journal or diary during this pandemic? If so, we invite you to share an entry (or two) with Passager, a journal and press dedicated to writers…

Expires:May 30, 2021
Black Authors Submit To 'Awake', Issue 3 submitted by Lucky Jefferson

Lucky Jefferson’s digital zine Awake amplifies the experiences and perspectives of Black writers. Theme for Issue 3: Black Resiliency. While the undercurrents of trauma will remain embedded in the fabric of our history, and stories,…

Expires:May 31, 2021
Dancing with Ghosts — Capsule Stories Autumn 2021 Edition submitted by Capsule Stories

Our Autumn 2021 Edition theme is Dancing with Ghosts. We’re looking for stories, poems, and essays that feel autumn-y and grapple with home, history, and identity. Tell us about walking through a…

Expires:May 31, 2021
Tolsun Books is looking for new manuscripts submitted by Tolsun Books

Tolsun Books, an energetic, growing, small press, is looking for full-length and chapbook length manuscripts for our 2022 catalog. Our books are characterized by parts that make a whole. If…

Expires:May 31, 2021
Oyster River Pages accepting F, CNF, P, VA submitted by Oyster River Pages

Oyster River Pages seeks fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and visual arts that stretch creative and social boundaries, especially from decentered or marginalized voices. We believe in the power of art…

Expires:May 31, 2021
BOA Short Fiction Prize submitted by BOA Editions, Ltd.

BOA Editions, Ltd. is now accepting submissions of short fiction manuscripts for the 11th annual BOA Short Fiction Prize. Contest Details Submissions Open April 1 – May 31, 2021 Judge: Peter…

Expires:May 31, 2021
MAKING WAVES: a West Michigan Review: Issue 1 submitted by Making Waves: a West Michigan Review

MWWM is a product of Ludington Writers, a diverse group of wordsmith enthusiasts and practitioners. Inspired by each other and the beauty of the lakeshore and landscapes around us, our…

Expires:June 12, 2021
Five South Poetry Prize submitted by Five South

The Five South Prize in Poetry celebrates both emerging and established talent. This year’s prize is judged by poet Darren Demaree whose popular piece, Emily As I Prepare the Meal-Kit…

Expires:June 14, 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
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
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
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