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.

 
submitted by Brink

FICTION, NONFICTION & POETRY Brink is open for Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry submissions of any length engaging the theme TROUBLE. What does it mean to be on the brink of trouble?…

Expires:April 30, 2021
West Trade Review Submissions Open submitted by West Trade Review

We’re looking for your best work! Send us your fiction, creative nonfiction, and poems. Submissions are open until August 1st. Before submitting, please read our guidelines. https://www.westtradereview.com/submissionguidelines20.html West Trade Review…

Expires:August 1, 2021
MASKS Lit Magazine submitted by MASKS Literary Magazine

Now accepting Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Art submissions for our Winter/Spring 2022 Issue of MASKS Literary Magazine. Fiction and Nonfiction: Maximum of 3,000 words; shorter pieces are more likely to…

Expires:August 15, 2021
Rushing Thru the Dark submitted by Choeofpleirn Press

We are looking for poetry, 1-act plays, short screenplays, art, and photography. For poetry, submit 3 poems. We are looking for lyrics and narratives in nontraditional or traditional forms. No…

Expires:August 29, 2021
Issue 8: Aria submitted by Lucky Jefferson

The curtains are drawn, the house lights dim to dark, a spotlight illuminates the center stage, and an audience anticipates your dramatic verses. This is an open call to all…

Expires:August 31, 2021
Call for Poetry: Autumn Equinox Collection submitted by Plants & Poetry Journal

Autumn Equinox Collection call for poetry. prose. creative-nonfiction. mixed media. Autumn Equinox Theme: The Autumn Equinox honors the harvest. This is a sacred time of the year to reflect on…

Expires:September 5, 2021
The Song Between Our Stars Winter 2021 submitted by Pingo Soochét

The Song Between Our Stars is a volunteer-organized literary and art zine founded in 2020. Our initial inspiration was about capturing the creative reactions to the pandemic and lockdown, but…

Expires:September 30, 2021
Toyon Multilingual Literary Magazine is accepting submissions for its 68th issue! submitted by Toyon Literary Magazine

Toyon Multilingual Literary Magazine, the student-run little mag of Humboldt State University’s English department, is now accepting submissions for its 68th issue! We publish poetry, short fiction, creative nonfiction, critical…

Expires:September 30, 2021
Tofu Ink Arts Press Visionary Arts Poetry Prize In honor of Reza Abdoh Open Until October 1, 2021

The prized poem will be nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Tofu Ink “Reza Abdoh (1963-1995) was an Iranian-born American theatre director and playwright known for his groundbreaking, experimental productions.…

Expires:October 1, 2021
Tofu Ink Arts Press: Poetry Prize In Honor of Reza Abdoh

“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:October 1, 2021
Middle House Review Editor's Choice Award submitted by Middle House Review

2021 Editor’s choice award is open at Middle House Review. We are going to select a winner for Fiction and a winner for Poetry. $3.50 entry fee with a $50 cash pay our…

Expires:October 4, 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
TOFU INK ARTS PRESS AUTUMN/WINTER ART, POETRY, EKPHRASTIC SUBMISSIONS NOW

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
Ploughshares Open Reading Period submitted by Ploughshares

Ploughshares welcomes unsolicited submissions of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction from June 1 to January 15 each year. The print literary journal (also available in multiple digital formats) is published quarterly:…

Expires:January 15, 2022
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
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