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
C&R Prizes in Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction/Memoir submitted by C&R Press

C&R Press is excited to tell you about our Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction/Memoir Awards. Submissions are encouraged and welcomed through Sep 30. We are looking for strong, diverse, and submerged…

Expires:September 30, 2020
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
2021 Bragi Poetry Award submitted by Tempered Runes Press

Tempered Runes Press is looking for works of poetry to appear in Volume 1, Number 1 of Bluing the Blade. All works accepted for publication will receive payment and a…

Expires:October 31, 2020
2021 Valhalla Fiction Award submitted by Tempered Runes Press

Tempered Runes Press is looking for works of fiction to appear in Volume 1, Number 1 of Bluing the Blade. All works accepted for publication will receive payment and a…

Expires:October 31, 2020
2021 Eldbrand Saga Award submitted by Tempered Runes Press

Tempered Runes Press is looking for mini sagas to appear in Volume 1, Number 1 of Bluing the Blade and to feature on our website. All works accepted for publication…

Expires:October 31, 2020
$250 for Prose, Poetry, or Art Opening submitted by Sunspot Literary Journal

Beginnings have the power to spark passion or curiosity. They might immediately connect a specific place and time with an emotional tone. The best offer a feeling, atmosphere, action, or…

Expires:September 30, 2020
SMEOP submitted by Black Sunflowers

S M E O P full urban BLACK SUNFLOWERS are launching the open call for their first anthology: SMEOP (i) The subtitle for this anthology is FULL URBAN – make…

Expires:September 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
Orca Literary Issue submitted by Orca, A Literary Journal

Orca is reading for its next literary issue, which will be published in November, 2020. Here’s the basics: Deadline: September 30, 2020 Length: up to 8000 words Payment: $50 for…

Expires:September 30, 2020
2021 Perugia Press Prize submitted by Perugia Press

Perugia Press is open for submissions to its 2021 Perugia Press Prize, which is for a first or second full-length poetry collection by a woman. The prize includes publication, $1,000,…

Expires:November 15, 2020
Issue 5: Meliora submitted by Lucky Jefferson

After four enthralling issues, we are turning a new leaf and ending our first arc of collective poems and flash fiction with our upcoming fifth issue, Meliora! Submissions for this winter 2020…

Expires:October 25, 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
Hoxie Gorge Review submitted by Hoxie Gorge Review

Hoxie Gorge Review is committed to publishing innovative poetry, fiction, and nonfiction by both emerging and established contemporary writers. We aim to provide a platform for writing that is urgent and…

Expires:September 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
BreakBread Literacy Project Call for Submissions submitted by BreakBread Literacy Project

BreakBread Magazine is a magazine for all young creatives under the age of 25. We are always looking for vivid, timely poetry, nonfiction, short stories and visual arts—fine art, photography,…

Expires:November 15, 2020
Hole In The Head Review 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 writers. We are committed…

Expires:October 1, 2020
Auxocardia Journal: Call for November Submissions! submitted by Auxocardia

We welcome reflective pieces, humor, fiction, creative nonfiction, video, art, photography, and expressions from all students and trainees in the medical fields on the humanity and inhumanity of medicine. This…

Expires:November 6, 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
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