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.

 
Nowruz Journal Submissions OPEN until 10/24/21 submitted by Nowruz Journal

We seek the full panoply of arts and letters created by all those who identify as Persian around the world, though the final product will be in the English language.…

Expires:October 24, 2021
Asian American Chapbook Contest submitted by The Blue Mountain Review

The Southern Collective Experience announces its Asian American chapbook contest. Lee Herrick is this year’s judge. Entrants must be Asian American or Pacific Islander. Former students and close friends of the…

Expires:October 30, 2021
Science Fiction & Contemporary Fiction submitted by Natalie Sheree

Contemporary fiction Open to novella and novel length submissions. Science fiction Open to novella and novel length submissions. Thanks for considering Natalie Sheree Publishing. We’re excited to read your manuscript.…

Expires:October 31, 2021
2021 Dillydoun International Fiction Prize submitted by The Dillydoun Review

Entries must observe an 8,000 Word Max / No Min Open to all works of fiction and all genres whether categorized as a short story, flash fiction, or self-contained excerpts.…

Expires:October 31, 2021
Raleigh Review 12.1 (Spring 2022) Submissions Open submitted by Raleigh Review

In addition to being open to general submissions for poetry, Raleigh Review is now open for submissions to the Geri Digiorno Multi-Genre Prize (Judged by Dorianne Laux & Joseph Millar) as…

Expires:October 31, 2021
Conduit's 4th Annual Minds on Fire Open Book Prize—$1,500 submitted by Conduit

Awarded annually and open to any poet writing in English, regardless of previous publication record, the prize seeks to represent the best contemporary writing in high quality editions of enduring…

Expires:October 31, 2021
NonBinary Review Issue 26 open for submissions submitted by Zoetic Press

In French, it’s called “Cadavre Exquis,” but you might know it as “exquisite corpse.” It’s a game where each participant contributes to a piece until an entire story emerges. In…

Expires:October 31, 2021
Kitchen Table Quarterly Seeks Poetry and Nonfiction Submissions submitted by Kitchen Table Quarterly

Kitchen Table Quarterly is seeking poetry, creative nonfiction, and artworks for its inaugural issue. We are a journal preoccupied with history: cultural, political, geographical, personal, and how each interacts with…

Expires:October 31, 2021
Kitchen Table Quarterly Seeks Poetry and Nonfiction Submissions submitted by Kitchen Table Quarterly

Kitchen Table Quarterly is seeking poetry, creative nonfiction, and artworks for its inaugural issue. We are a journal preoccupied with history: cultural, political, geographical, personal, and how each interacts with…

Expires:October 31, 2021
Cutleaf Journal Call for Submissions in Nonfiction submitted by EastOver Press

Cutleaf seeks work that responds to our common experience and reflects our differences. We are currently open to submissions in nonfiction. We welcome new approaches such as speculative nonfiction, essays based…

Expires:October 31, 2021
Fourth Annual Minds on Fire Open Book Prize submitted by Conduit

Awarded annually and open to any poet writing in English, regardless of previous publication record, the prize seeks to represent the best contemporary writing in high quality editions of enduring…

Expires:October 31, 2021
The Poeming Pigeon: A Journal of Poetry & Art submitted by The Poetry Box / The Poeming Pigeon

For Issue 12: We will accept submission of Poetry AND Visual Art! The Poeming Pigeon is a literary journal of poetry, featuring works from poets all over the globe, including emerging…

Expires:October 31, 2021
Coverstory books - 2022 Short Story Collection submitted by Coverstory books

Coverstorybooks invites submissions for mid-length stories / short novellas to contribute towards a collection which we are aiming to publish in the first quarter of 2022. The volume – as…

Expires:October 31, 2021
Geri Digiorno Prize Open to Submissions through Halloween! submitted by Raleigh Review

Final Judges of the 2022 Geri Digiorno Multi-Genre Prize are Dorianne Laux & Joseph Millar. Each submission to Raleigh Review is carefully read multiple times by our highly skilled team members…

Expires:October 31, 2021
The Book of Life After Death: An Anthology submitted by Tolsun Books

We’re all going to die. What’s worse is that once we do, we don’t have a chance to explain ourselves for everything we’ve done. Once we’re ghosts, our identities are…

Expires:October 31, 2021
The Roadrunner Review, Submissions Open 10/31 submitted by The Roadrunner Review

The Roadrunner Review’s mission is to provide student writers from around the world with a beautiful publishing venue. We exclusively publish students, both graduates and undergraduates. Submissions are always free…

Expires:October 31, 2021
Foglifter Journal—Spring Issue submitted by Foglifter Press

Foglifter’s literary journal is a biannual compendium of the most dynamic, urgent LGBTQ+ writing today. It’s a space where queer and trans writers celebrate, mourn, rage, and embrace. Foglifter welcomes…

Expires:November 1, 2021
TOFU INK ARTS PRESS AUTUMN/WINTER ART, POETRY, EKPHRASTIC SUBMISSIONS NOW submitted by Tofu Ink Arts Press

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

Expires:November 1, 2021
Foglifter Journal submitted by Foglifter Press

Foglifter is a biannual compendium of the most dynamic, urgent queer and trans writing today. It’s a space where LGBTQ+ writers celebrate, mourn, rage, and embrace. Foglifter welcomes daring and…

Expires:November 1, 2021
Start A Riot! Chapbook Prize submitted by Foglifter Press

In response to rapid gentrification and displacement of QTBIPOC+ literary artists in the San Francisco Bay Area, and in celebration of these communities’ revolutionary history, Foglifter Press, RADAR Productions, and…

Expires:November 1, 2021
Authors Guild Foundation Announces the 4th Annual Breakout! Writers Prize for Undergraduate and Graduate Students in Conjunction with Epiphany Magazine submitted by Epiphany

The Fourth Annual Breakout! Writers Prize brings visibility to the creators of our future by honoring and supporting outstanding college and graduate student writers. Winners have gone on to get…

Expires:November 1, 2021
Black Authors Submit To 'Awake', Issue 4 submitted by Lucky Jefferson

Lucky Jefferson’s digital zine Awake amplifies the experiences and perspectives of Black writers. Theme for Issue 4: Odyssey Despite being the first Black captain of your crew, you’ve been overlooked for promotions your entire career…

Expires:November 7, 2021
The Fabulist Magazine: Open Call for Short Fantastical Fiction through Nov. 12 submitted by The Fabulist Words & Art

The Fabulist Magazine (www.fabulistmagazine.com) is open now through November 12 for submissions of short (up to 3,00 words) fantastical fiction. We are open to all forms of science fiction, fantasy,…

Expires:November 12, 2021
2022 Perugia Press Prize submitted by Perugia Press

Perugia Press is open for submissions to the 2022 Perugia Press Prize for a first or second book of poetry by a writer who identifies as a woman. We are…

Expires:November 15, 2021