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. Before submitting your work, be sure to check the publisher’s website for any updates.

 
On Endings, On Queer Family, On Gaming, and On Prayer: four calls open for submission submitted by Seventh Wave

The Seventh Wave currently has four calls for submission open until July 18. What are the calls and how do folks submit? “On Endings,” curated by editor-in-chief Xu Li. “This…

Expires:July 18, 2024
Summer Slasher submitted by Flora Fauna

Summer, the season of sun-kissed skin, warm breezes, and… unspeakable horrors. In our fifth issue, we’re diving headfirst into the bloody waters of the summer slasher genre. From campsite massacres…

Expires:July 20, 2024
FRUITSLICE Issue 4 Call for Submissions submitted by Fruitslice

Fruitslice published works exclusively by Queer writers, artists, and creators. Our theme for this coming issue is: A Fruitslice Survival Guide: Maps, Manuals & How To’s We ask that pieces…

Expires:July 20, 2024
TOFU INK ARTS PRESS 2024 POETRY PRIZE In honor of Visionary Theatre Artist REZA ABDOH OPEN NOW submitted by Tofu Ink Arts Press

“Reza Abdoh (1963-1995) was an Iranian-born American theatre director and playwright known for his groundbreaking, experimental productions. Abdoh died of AIDS in 1995 at the age of 32, having created…

Expires:July 31, 2024
Lost Lake Folk Opera literary magazine, a Shipwreckt Books imprint, is open for 2024 submissions. submitted by Shipwreckt Books Publishing Company

Lost Lake Folk Opera magazine special Fall 2024 issue theme— Is American Democracy Dying? —is open for submissions April 1 – July 31, 2024. Folk Opera publishes quality poetry, short…

Expires:July 31, 2024
Sheila-Na-Gig online/Editions Has Multiple Submission Opportunities for July submitted by Sheila-Na-Gig online & Sheila-Na-Gig Editions

Sheila-Na-Gig online welcomes poetry submissions (up to 3 poems) for Volume 9.1, Fall 2024. $3.00 reading fee (early-bird no fee by July 10). Sheila-Na-Gig Editions welcomes POETRY CHAPBOOK submissions (up…

Expires:July 31, 2024
Litmosphere: Journal of Charlotte Lit — Fall 2024 Issue submitted by Charlotte Center for Literary Arts, Inc.

Litmosphere is an open submission, paying online literary and art journal, published twice a year. We accept submissions of art, poetry, flash (fiction and nonfiction), and short prose (fiction and…

Expires:July 31, 2024
CavanKerry Press Seeks Life-Illuminating Books of Poetry, Creative Non-Fiction Essays, and Memoir submitted by CavanKerry Press, Ltd.

CavanKerry Press is open for Submissions from July 1st through July 31st and we look forward to reading your writing! Please read the complete guidelines before submitting your manuscript. Who May…

Expires:July 31, 2024
Rivanna Review submitted by Rivanna Review

Rivanna Review is open until August 1 for Issue 13. Send a story or essay of 500 to 3000 words, double-spaced, with your name and address on page one. Payment…

Expires:August 1, 2024
Fuente Fountain Books, Query letter for book-length feminist progressive manuscripts submitted by Fuente Fountain Books

Fuente Fountain Books is a new small independent press based in Portland, Oregon. We are thrilled that our first title was a finalist for the prestigious 2023 PEN Award for…

Expires:August 1, 2024
Blue Dahlia Review submitted by Blue Dahlia Review

We are a literary journal and community for LGBTQIA+ poets who have not yet published a full-length collection. Our goal is to put poetry out into the world that allows readers…

Expires:August 7, 2024
Open Call: the theme — Summer submitted by Written Tales

Theme to Use: Summer Form to use: short story or poem Jul. 5, 2024 ~ Aug. 9, 2024 Directions Welcome to our next edition of the Chapbook series for vol.…

Expires:August 9, 2024
Text Power Telling Magazine Call for Submissions for Summer 2024 submitted by Text Power Telling

Text Power Telling Magazine is now accepting submissions for their Summer Issue. TPT Magazine’s mission is to create a supportive and healing community for survivors to use their writing, art,…

Expires:August 12, 2024
Announcing History Through Fiction's Second Annual Short Story Contest submitted by History Through Fiction

Description History Through Fiction is proud to announce our second annual short story contest. We’re opening submissions on June 15, 2024, and they’ll close on August 15, 2024. We invite…

Expires:August 15, 2024
Multimedia Arts of the Carolinas submitted by Carolina Muse Literary & Arts Magazine

Carolina Muse Literary & Arts Magazine is proud to accept multimedia submissions through Duosuma primarily from young adult creatives who have a connection to North Carolina or South Carolina (although,…

Expires:August 15, 2024
The Sublingua Prize for Poetry [1st Book Prize] submitted by Inverted Syntax

In 2024 the Sublingua prize is dedicated to the discovery of an exceptional debut poetry collection written in English by a female-identifying writer of any citizenship residing in the United…

Expires:August 15, 2024
The Aggrey Prize for Poetry [1st or 2nd book prize] submitted by Inverted Syntax

Named after the Aggrey family of Ghana, the prize seeks to identify, award, and honor those whose original work focuses on any aspect of life from the perspective of those…

Expires:August 15, 2024
The Tabbikha Prize for Poetry [1st or 2nd book prize] submitted by Inverted Syntax

This prize is dedicated to the discovery of exceptional first- or second-poetry works written in English by a writer of the S .W.A.N.A. diaspora. We invite all members of the…

Expires:August 15, 2024
Fissured Tongue Series submitted by Inverted Syntax

​Fissured Tongue series is accepting submissions for Volume 6. We seek to publish unorthodox approaches to form and aesthetics. We love work that is non genre, those that straddle multiple…

Expires:August 15, 2024
Etched Onyx Magazine and the Story Discovery Podcast (Fall 2024) submitted by Onyx Publications

Onyx Publications is currently accepting submissions for the Fall Edition of our on-line magazine, Etched Onyx. All stories in the magazine are narrated and include an author interview in our…

Expires:August 18, 2024
Rushing thru the Dark submitted by Choeofpleirn Press

Rushing thru the Dark, our journal published each autumn, seeks one-act plays, short screenplays, poetry and art. We prefer that one-act plays be less than 20 pages and screenplays less…

Expires:August 25, 2024
TOFU INK ARTS PRESS POETRY CHAPBOOK PRIZE: 2025-2026 submitted by Tofu Ink Arts Press

We are excited to announce we are running the Tofu Ink Arts Press Chapbook Competition 2023-2024 for an unpublished chapbook of 20 pages of poems. The contest is open to…

Expires:August 31, 2024
TOFU INK ARTS PRESS 2024 VOLUME 7; OPEN NOW submitted by Tofu Ink Arts Press

Submission Guidelines: All 2023 submissions must be made via our Submittable page. We are seeking 1-3 polished poems and/or art of any style of less than 5 pages (12 font…

Expires:August 31, 2024
History Through Fiction is re-open for full-length manuscript submissions submitted by History Through Fiction

History Through Fiction, our traditional imprint, and HTF Publishing, our hybrid imprint, are interested in publishing high quality fiction rooted in historical research. We are looking for stories about real…

Expires:August 31, 2024