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.

 
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 submitted by Tofu Ink Arts Press

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
Black Authors Submit To 'Awake', Issue 4 submitted by Lucky Jefferson

Lucky Jefferson’s digital zine Awake amplifies the experiences and perspectives of Black writers. Theme for Issue 4: Odyssey Despite being the first Black captain of your crew, you’ve been overlooked for promotions your entire career…

Expires:November 7, 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
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
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 — Poetry submitted by Charlotte Center for Literary Arts, Inc.

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

Expires:December 1, 2021
Wildlife of the Underworld submitted by Plants & Poetry Journal

Wildlife of the Underworld call for poetry, prose, creative nonfiction, mixed media. Wildlife of the Underworld Theme: Art Meets Science Volume 2. Wildlife of the Underworld is a collection of…

Expires:December 6, 2021
Poetry by Young Creatives: BreakBread Magazine Open Call submitted by BreakBread Literacy Project

BreakBread Magazine: A Space for Young Creatives to Take Root and Grow BreakBread Magazine is a magazine for all young creatives under the age of 25. We are always looking…

Expires:December 15, 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
NonBinary Review calls for submissions submitted by Zoetic Press

NonBinary Review is currently accepting submissions for the following issues: Issue #26: Person of Interest In French, it’s called “Cadavre Exquis,” but you might know it as “exquisite corpse.” It’s a…

Expires:January 31, 2022
Issue 9: Gibberish (Early Access) submitted by Lucky Jefferson

Hola! Hallo! 你好! Привет! नमस्ते! Did you grow up with a name others found difficult to pronounce? Speak a foreign language? Know a word or a phrase that doesn’t translate…

Expires:February 13, 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