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.

 
We Pay Contributors: Driftwood Press Submissions Open submitted by Driftwood Press

John Updike once said, “Creativity is merely a plus name for regular activity. Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or better.” At Driftwood Press,…

Expires:December 31, 2100
365 Collection submitted by Lucky Jefferson

Missed the submission deadline for an upcoming print issue? Lucky Jefferson happily accepts unso­licited sub­mis­sions of poetry year-round into its 365 Collection, an all-digital collection of poetry and other writing forms. Writers looking…

Expires:January 1, 2025
WISING UP ANTHOLOGIES submitted by Wising Up Press

FLIP SIDES Deadline Extended 11/30/20 Truth, Fair Play & Other Myths We Live By So what if they aren’t absolutes, they can be guiding stars, saving fictions. What are some…

Expires:November 30, 2020
Call for Submissions from the Arabian Gulf submitted by The Common

Calling All Gulfie Kids! Did you grow up in the Arabian Gulf? If so, The Common wants your work for its Fall 2021 Issue, which will feature a portfolio on migration, disorientation,…

Expires:November 30, 2020
Colorado Review submitted by Colorado Review

FICTION & NONFICTION We consider short fiction and personal essays with contemporary themes (no genre fiction or literary criticism). There is no specific word or page count; generally, however, Colorado…

Expires:April 30, 2021
Wild Women Anthology submitted by JL Lori Press

Editors JL Lori and Claire Matthews An anthology of women writers exploring their connection to the environment and the wilderness, both within and without. We are seeking creative nonfiction, personal…

Expires:November 30, 2020
Fems, Fae & Fantasy submitted by JL Lori Press

Editor JL Lori An anthology of women writers exploring the realms of fantasy and fairy tale. We are seeking creative nonfiction, personal essays, fiction, and poetry covering the following topics:…

Expires:November 30, 2020
Ruminate Magazine Submission Details submitted by Ruminate Magazine

Ruminate is a contemplative literary arts magazine committed to slowing down, paying attention, and encountering heart-awakening storytelling and art so that we can live more fully awake to ourselves and our…

Expires:August 1, 2025
Multinational Journal Open Call submitted by Sunspot Literary Journal

WRITING A NEW WORLD Sunspot Literary Journal is dedicated to amplifying diverse multinational voices. We offer an Editor’s Prize of $50 for the annual edition. Artwork selected for a cover will…

Expires:November 30, 2020
Experiments in Nonfiction submitted by Creative Nonfiction Foundation

Creative Nonfiction is currently seeking fact-based writing that is ambitious, pushes against the conventional boundaries of the genre, borrows forms, plays with style and form, and makes its own rules.…

Expires:January 11, 2021
SUBMISSIONS OPEN: Call for Poetry, Short Prose & Art submitted by Humana Obscura

Humana Obscura is now accepting submissions of poetry, prose/short fiction, and art for its Spring/Summer 2021 issue! Humana Obscura is an independent, bi-annual literary magazine published twice yearly. We’re seeking…

Expires:February 28, 2021
Multinational Journal Open Call submitted by Sunspot Literary Journal

WRITING A NEW WORLD Sunspot Literary Journal is dedicated to amplifying diverse multinational voices. We offer an Editor’s Prize of $50 for the annual edition. Artwork selected for a cover will…

Expires:November 30, 2020
Multinational Journal Open Call submitted by Sunspot Literary Journal

WRITING A NEW WORLD Sunspot Literary Journal is dedicated to amplifying diverse multinational voices. We offer an Editor’s Prize of $50 for the annual edition. Artwork selected for a cover will…

Expires:November 30, 2020
Multinational Journal Open Call submitted by Sunspot Literary Journal

WRITING A NEW WORLD Sunspot Literary Journal is dedicated to amplifying diverse multinational voices. We offer an Editor’s Prize of $50 for the annual edition. Artwork selected for a cover will…

Expires:November 30, 2020
Multinational Journal Open Call submitted by Sunspot Literary Journal

WRITING A NEW WORLD Sunspot Literary Journal is dedicated to amplifying diverse multinational voices. We offer an Editor’s Prize of $50 for the annual edition. Artwork selected for a cover will…

Expires:November 30, 2020
Submissions open September 15 submitted by Bellingham Review/ Western Washington University

Submit to the Bellingham Review! We welcome fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and hybrid work. We want literature of palpable quality.

Expires:December 1, 2020
ORP Special Issue "Composite Dreams" centers Black lit, art submitted by Oyster River Pages

Art is a fundamental aspect of being human–of being alive. It is not exclusive to any group of people, to any place, to any privilege. Expression is a language we…

Expires:December 1, 2020
2020 Essay Press/ University of Washington Bothell MFA Book Contest submitted by Essay Press

Essay Press and the University of Washington Bothell’s MFA in Creative Writing and Poetics Program are hosting a 2020 Essay Book Contest to be judged by Renee Gladman! We’re particularly excited to read manuscripts…

Expires:December 5, 2020
Colorado Prize for Poetry submitted by Colorado Review

The Colorado Prize for Poetry is an international poetry book manuscript contest established in 1995. Each year’s prizewinner receives a $2,000 honorarium and publication of his or her book by…

Expires:January 19, 2021
great weather for MEDIA: Submission Call submitted by great weather for MEDIA

great weather for MEDIA seeks poetry, flash fiction, short stories, dramatic monologues, and creative nonfiction for our annual print anthology. Our focus is on the fearless, the unpredictable, and the…

Expires:January 15, 2021
2021 Nervous Ghost Press Book Prizes submitted by Nervous Ghost Press

The 2021 Nervous Ghost Press Book Prizes are open to outstanding works of poetry and prose by anyone living in the United States of America. ​All work and all writers,…

Expires:January 31, 2021
Belmont Story Review open for V6 Submissions! submitted by Belmont Story Review

Belmont Story Review is proud to open submissions for its 6th issue. Writers of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry are encouraged to submit their work before February 1, 2021.

Expires:February 1, 2021
Hole In The Head Review - volume 2 number 1 (groundhog day 2021) submitted by Hole In The Head Review

Hole In The Head Review is committed to publishing the best contemporary poetry and visual art. The editors seek to publish emerging and established artists, photographers, and poets. We are…

Expires:January 15, 2021
Free submissions submitted by The Roadrunner Review

The Roadrunner Review exclusively publishes student writers and artists, both graduate and undergraduate. We seek submissions of flash fiction, flash nonfiction, poetry, and cover art for ISSUE 7. This is…

Expires:January 24, 2021