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
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
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
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
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
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
Yaba Left Review submitted by Yaba Left Review

Yaba Left Review (YLR) is an online periodical dedicated to the publication of works that combine mastery of craft with fresh perspectives on the human condition. We are open to…

Expires:November 15, 2021
Eclipse Lit Open for 2nd Print Issue submitted by Eclipse Lit

Eclipse Lit’s submissions are currently open for our second print issue: Recovery. Submissions are open from October 4th – November 20th. Recovery can mean a lot of things, but for…

Expires:November 20, 2021
Winter Contest Edition - Etched Onyx magazine and the Story Discovery Podcast 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 Winter Contest edition which will go live in January 2022. The…

Expires:November 26, 2021
Buttered Toast: A Journal for Young Writers submitted by Toad Hall Editions

Issue #1 Theme: The World According to Me Toad Hall Editions is looking for writers 18 and younger for their submissions of poetry, essays, short stories, creative nonfiction, and experimental…

Expires:November 30, 2021
Into the Light - Capsule Stories Spring 2022 Edition submitted by Capsule Stories

The Capsule Stories Spring 2022 Edition theme is Into the Light. We’re looking for stories, poems, and essays that explore growth and new possibilities after a long, dark winter. Write…

Expires:November 30, 2021
Blydyn Square Review Seeking Submissions for Winter Issue submitted by Blydyn Square Books

Blydyn Square Review is looking for submissions for our winter issue, which is scheduled to publish in February 2022.   There’s no theme or word-count restrictions, and we’ll consider material…

Expires:November 30, 2021
Big Bend Lit Mag Open for Winter Edition Themed "Bright Lights" submitted by Big Bend Literary Magazine

Big Bend Literary Magazine seeks poignant, breathtaking submissions written or created by those deeply affected by the nature, beauty, and culture of the Big Bend region. Big Bend has long…

Expires:November 30, 2021
Abandon Time submitted by Abandon Journal

Issue #3 of Abandon Journal will be built around the theme of “Abandon Time.” Interpret that as you wish. As always, submissions are FREE (though we take tips here).

Expires:November 30, 2021
Obsidian's Gender Queer/ Genre Queer Playground Special Issue submitted by Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora

This special issue of Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora, Gender Queer/ Genre Queer Playground, guest edited by Ronaldo V. Wilson, seeks work that moves between the face…

Expires:December 1, 2021
Writers/South Awards 2022 — Nonfiction submitted by Charlotte Center for Literary Arts, Inc.

Writers/South will award $10,000 in prizes for writing in four categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and flash. Entries are limited to current and former residents of North Carolina and its border…

Expires:December 1, 2021
Writers/South Awards 2022 — Flash submitted by Charlotte Center for Literary Arts, Inc.

Writers/South will award $10,000 in prizes for writing in four categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and flash. Entries are limited to current and former residents of North Carolina and its border…

Expires:December 1, 2021
Bellevue Literary Press Accepting Narrative Nonfiction Submissions submitted by Bellevue Literary Press

Seeking exceptional narrative nonfiction: From September 15 to December 15, Bellevue Literary Press will accept narrative nonfiction submissions only. In an email to [email protected] with PITCH and the title of your work in…

Expires:December 15, 2021