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.

 
Free subs to Belmont Story Review now open! Payment for publication offered. submitted by Belmont Story Review

Belmont Story Review is a national magazine of literary arts, faith and culture, previously honored by Best American and the recipient of a Tennessee Arts Commission Grant. Established in 2016,…

Expires:January 31, 2023
SISTORIES Literary Magazine Welcomes Submissions submitted by SISTORIES

SISTORIES LITMAG invites submissions of poetry, short fiction, nonfiction, visual art, and photography from Southern rooted Black women, nonbinary femmes, and gender-expansive folks for Issue III of our interactive print…

Expires:January 31, 2023
Poetry and Artwork Wanted submitted by Phantom Kangaroo

Surreal, mystical and occult poems and artwork wanted for Phantom Kangaroo: Issue 26 to be published in print and online on April 13, 2023. Founded in 2010, Phantom Kangaroo is an eerie…

Expires:February 1, 2023
TOFU INK ARTS PRESS 2023 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:February 3, 2023
TOFU INK ARTS PRESS 2023 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:February 3, 2023
TOFU INK ARTS PRESS POETRY CHAPBOOK PRIZE: 2023-2024 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We are excited to announce we are running the Tofu Ink Arts Press Chapbook Competition 2023-2024 for an unpublished chapbook of 20 pages of poems.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:February 3, 2023
Oakwood open for submissions for Great Plains-affiliated writers submitted by Oakwood

Oakwood, South Dakota State University’s literary journal since 1975, seeks new work in all literary genres from writers living in or affiliated with the Northern Great Plains region. Recent contributors…

Expires:February 15, 2023
Black Authors Submit To 'Awake', Issue 5 submitted by Lucky Jefferson

Writing allows us to imagine a world where oppression and trauma don’t exist. And there is a reality where we are not defined by our trauma(s), but through our power—And…

Expires:February 28, 2023
submitted by Humana Obscura

Humana Obscura is now accepting submissions of poetry, prose/short fiction, and art for its next issue! Submissions will remain open until the end of February 2023. WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR…

Expires:February 28, 2023
Now Reading for Pink Panther Magazine, V14, N1 submitted by Pink Panther Magazine

New call for submissions! Now reading for Pink Panther Magazine, V14, N1, due for release 8 March 2023. Women writers, poets, and artists, send us your poetry, prose, and visual…

Expires:February 28, 2023
The Echo Teen Art & Lit Mag: INTERSECTIONS (Vol. XII) submitted by Echo Teen Art & Lit Mag

The Echo Teen Art & Lit Mag is a literary magazine for teenagers aged 13-19. For the upcoming 2022-2023 magazine, we want you, yes you to show us: what does…

Expires:March 12, 2023
Allium, A Journal of Poetry & Prose submitted by Allium, A Journal of Poetry & Prose

Allium, A Journal of Poetry & Prose is looking for authors with an awareness of diverse points of view. We welcome voices from BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and neurodiverse communities that have been…

Expires:March 15, 2023
Superpresent Spring Issue submitted by Superpresent

The theme for the Spring 2023 issue is Speculation and Spectacle. We are are seeking poetry, short stories, essays, experimental art, video, sound art, all forms of visual art as well…

Expires:March 25, 2023
Submitters to Raleigh Review receive Free e-Issue | 2023 & Onward submitted by Raleigh Review

Raleigh Review is a resourceful nonprofit magazine. We accomplish way more with less because Raleigh Review is a true nonprofit. Our focus is purely on promoting provocative works of experience that convey empathy…

Expires:March 31, 2023
Chestnut Review Summer Issue Submissions submitted by Chestnut Review

For complete information, see: https://chestnutreview.com/submissions/ Poetry: Submit up to six poems (three for free submissions). Length and format are open. Poems should be single-spaced. Begin each poem on a new page, and…

Expires:March 31, 2023
Tahoma Literary Review submitted by Tahoma Literary Review

Tahoma Literary Review pays writers! $55 for poetry & flash prose, $135 for longer pieces. Everything we accept comes from the open submission queue. We are reading poetry, fiction, and…

Expires:March 31, 2023
Full Bleed + The Phillips Collection: Pour, Tear, Carve submitted by Full Bleed

Full Bleed invites writers in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., to participate in an exciting new collaboration with The Phillips Collection, America’s first museum of modern art. A journal devoted…

Expires:April 7, 2023
io Literary Journal accepting eBook submissions submitted by iō Literary Journal

Theme: It’s 2023, and we’ve seen a gradual return to “normal life” and all the hardships that accompany it. Some challenges seem familiar to the way they were pre-COVID while…

Expires:April 14, 2023
Consequence's Spring Reading Period Now Open submitted by Consequence Forum

The reading period for Consequence Volume 15.2 is now open. As always, we are after any and all literary work or visual art that deals with the human consequences and realities…

Expires:April 15, 2023
TOFU INK ARTS PRESS ART PRIZE SUBMISSIONS OPEN NOW FOR 2024! submitted by Tofu Ink Arts Press

TOFU INK ARTS PRESS Art Competition Criteria Agreement to Official Rules SUBMIT ONLY ONE PIECE Participation in the Art Competition constitutes entrants full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of…

Expires:December 31, 2023
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
Shape Literature and Art in Illinois submitted by Lucky Jefferson

With support from Illinois Humanities, Lucky Jefferson is surveying Black, African, and African-American-identifying writers and artists residing in Chicago’s North Side, West Side, and South Side neighborhoods to better evaluate the needs…

Expires:January 31, 2025
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
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