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.

 
Open Call: the theme — Open Theme submitted by Written Tales

Theme to Use: Open Theme Form to use: short story or poem Apr. 22, 2024 ~ May. 26, 2024 Directions Welcome to our next edition of the Chapbook series for…

Expires:May 26, 2024
Kinsman Poetry slam submitted by Kinsman Avenue Publishing, Inc.

Kinsman Quarterly is conducting a global competition in search of unique, contemporary poetry for the upcoming collection, SLAM! Poetry slams are traditionally live competitions, featuring poets who perform works that…

Expires:May 31, 2024
2024 Laux & Millar Prize Open (on Submittable) to 01 June 2024 submitted by Raleigh Review

Submission gates for our 2024 Dorianne Laux & Joseph Millar Prize are open to submissions through 01 June 2024 via Submittable. This prize is open to submissions every even year.…

Expires:June 1, 2024
Call for Submissions! IHRAM Quarterly Magazine: Feminine Empowerment submitted by International Human Rights Art Movement (IHRAM)

EDITORIAL FOCUS The International Human Rights Art Movement is an indispensable ally in the fight for human rights. IHRAM expands the power of art and supports artists in their quest…

Expires:June 1, 2024
Issue #1: Blood Pressure submitted by Heart on Our Sleeves Press

Heart on Our Sleeves Press is proud to announce our very first submission period is now open! We shall be reviewing works of poetry and prose during a three-month period,…

Expires:June 16, 2024
Superpresent - Summer 2024 submitted by Superpresent

Contact Us Superpresent is seeking submissions for our Summer 2024 issue. The theme for the Summer issue is Zing! We are seeking poetry, short stories, essays, asemic writing, experimental art,…

Expires:June 16, 2024
Thimble Literary Magazine is now Open for 7.2 submitted by Thimble Literary Magazine

Thimble Literary Magazine is primarily a poetry journal, but we happily publish plenty of short prose and art. We are not looking for anything in particular in terms of form or…

Expires:June 30, 2024
her house. Accepting Submissions for the Inaugural Issue! submitted by Leryl

her house. is a new literary journal, and we’re preparing to publish our first issue. fiction, nonfiction, poetry, photography, recipes, and more are welcome. our issues are thematic — mainly…

Expires:July 1, 2024
MER Seeks Submissions on Motherhood submitted by Mom Egg Review

MER – Mom Egg Review annual print journal, and MER Online Quarterly seek submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction and art focused on mothers, mothering, and motherhood. 4/24 – 5/1 Early…

Expires:July 15, 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
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 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:August 31, 2024
Bridge Journal - Poetry submitted by Bridge Art NFP

Please include in your cover letter the title, year, author and any other information, including a short bio on the poet or author. Submissions are read by their respective Bridge…

Expires:October 1, 2024
Bridge Journal & Magazine -- Design, Visual Art & Visual Poetry submitted by Bridge Art NFP

Please include with your cover letter an itemized list of submissions and an explanation of the included content. ALL submissions must be print quality images, minimum 300 dpi, minimum 4×5″,…

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
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
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