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.

 
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
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
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
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
2024 Creative Nonfiction & Essays Contest submitted by io Literary Journal

iō Literary Journal is pleased to announce our Creative Nonfiction & Essays Contest! We are looking for creative nonfiction and essays of up to 15 pages max. to be featured in…

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
Queer/Trans Magic Magazine: Mysterium submitted by Fortuna Major Press

Queer/Trans Magic Magazine is an international, biannual anthology celebrating LGBTQ+ culture, history, creativity, and liberation. Issue #3, Mysterium, invites you to revel in the mysteries, mythologies, and traditions that shape…

Expires:August 31, 2024
Off Assignment: Personal Essay Submissions submitted by Off Assignment

Off Assignment is a literary magazine with a penchant for journeys and a fascination with strangers. We’re looking for writers who travel, poets who wander, essayists with a sense of place,…

Expires:September 1, 2024
MAYDAY:Black Wants Your Critique of Hillbilly Elegy submitted by New American Press

MAYDAY:Black, wants your critique, review, or explainer of Hillbilly Elegy, the 2016 autobiography by J. D. Vance, recently announced VP pick of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Please visit the…

Expires:September 1, 2024
Road Trip submitted by Superpresent

Superpresent is seeking submissions for the Fall issue on the theme Road Trip. We are seeking poetry, short stories, essays, asemic writing, experimental art, video, sound art, all forms of…

Expires:September 1, 2024
Fahmidan Journal is open for Winter Issue 20 Submissions! submitted by Fahmidan Journal/ Publishing & Co.

Fahmidan is turning four years old this July and with a diverse team, we believe in true diversity of thought, perspective and indeed, literature! Winter Issue submissions are now open!…

Expires:September 14, 2024
New Queer Voices Sought submitted by Our Bold Voices

We are excited to recruit new voices to build on our current anthology, Defining Moments. We are seeking no-cost story pitches for our new anthology, Defiant Moments. We will take a…

Expires:September 30, 2024
The MFA Award submitted by William Lawrence [Landing Company LLC (Serving House Books & Broken Tribe Press imprints)]

The Broken Tribe Press MFA Award is for MFA graduates who have graduated from a university with an Master of Fine Arts degree in creative writing in the past 5 years.…

Expires:September 30, 2024
Bridge &c -- Magazine & Member's Section Submissions (bridge-chicago.org) - Currently Accepting Short Fiction, Reviews, Essays & More submitted by Bridge Art NFP

Submissions &c Thank you for your interest in Bridge magazine and our new Member’s Section publications. WHILE THE HARD BOUND PRINT BRIDGE JOURNAL serves as both a site of public…

Expires:October 1, 2024
Bridge Books 2025 submissions: our book publishing division encompasses three distinct presses: Bridge Books, its specialty imprint StepSister Press, and Hurm Editions, a transgressive pulp fiction press submitted by Bridge Art NFP

Please include in your cover letter which press you are submitting for, the title of your submission, year and any other information, including a short bio. Other specific criteria as…

Expires:October 1, 2024
Potomac Review's special themed issue: "The Other" submitted by Potomac Review

Potomac Review announces its upcoming themed issue: THE OTHER Fiction, essays, poetry, and meditations will be accepted July 1 through October 1, 2024. Selected writers will have their work published…

Expires:October 1, 2024
Keepers of the Fire Prize for Fiction & Nonfiction submitted by The Raven Chronicles

Raven Chronicles announces our inaugural Keepers of the Fire Prize for fiction and nonfiction manuscripts. Chosen authors will receive an advance of $1,000 and 50% of net revenues of sales of their book. We…

Expires:October 1, 2024
Fall '24 Reading Period submitted by Consequence

The reading period for our Spring ’25 issue, Volume 17.1, will be open from July 15 through Oct. 15. As always, we’re after the strongest fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translations, and…

Expires:October 15, 2024
NonBinary Review Issue #38: Rituals submitted by Zoetic Press

NonBinary Review is open for submissions for Issue #38: Rituals. From the mundane to the arcane, we’re looking for speculative takes on the theme of Rituals. Humans love rituals, from…

Expires:October 31, 2024
Parley Lit is Open for Submissions! submitted by Parley Lit

Parley Lit seeks to create an accessible and multimedia space for literature. We believe that all storytelling is a performance, and our literary magazine publishes work on YouTube and podcast…

Expires:November 30, 2024
Open Submissions to KIZA BlackLit Magazine submitted by NEXT LEVEL PUBLICATIONS GROUP INC.

KIZA BlackLit is a quarterly free digital magazine. Print copies are available through paid subscriptions. KIZA features writers who shine a light on Black self-exploration, regeneration and power. Each issue…

Expires:December 31, 2024