Saturday, February 25, 2017

Call for Submissions from College-aged Writers: Angles

ANGLES is seeking poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction by college-aged writers with distinct perspectives on ourselves and our world. As a web-based literary magazine edited by students at St. John Fisher College, ANGLES prioritizes new voices and takes pride in being among a writer's first publications.

We especially want writing that cares about language and pays close attention to it, uses form and structure purposefully, and isn’t afraid to take risks. We value traditions but are keen on challenging them.

The deadline for our current reading period is 4/1.

Think you have something for us? Visit our website for more about who we are and what we publish, or go straight to Submittable and send us your work.

Call for Submissions: Two Hawks Quarterly

Submittable link.


NOTE: Although, we accept poetry, at this time we are particularly interested in fiction, flash fiction and creative non-fiction with strong, lyrical voices.

Two Hawks Quarterly is a digital literary journal brought to you by writers in the BA in Liberal Studies Creative Writing Concentration at Antioch University Los Angeles. Two Hawks is dedicated to sparking debate and discussion by exposing the world to the most daring, lyrical, and edgy poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, and experimental writing available.

Fiction and Flash Fiction
Creative Nonfiction

Two Hawks Quarterly is looking for exquisitely crafted work that will astonish, surprise, and delight us. THQ accepts simultaneous submissions but please inform us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere. All work received is reviewed by at least three editors, and often read aloud in a group setting. We strive to respond to every submission within three months or less.

Please send no more than one piece of fiction or creative nonfiction of 5,000 words maximum length at a time, or two pieces of flash fiction. We discourage novel excerpts unless they stand alone and work as short stories.

We’re interested in all forms of creative nonfiction: memoir, essays, and hybrid forms, but not straight reportage or editorializing rants.

Include a brief cover note with your submission that includes a mini-bio, list of prior publications, and contact information. We tend to read cover notes after we’ve read your work so as not to be swayed by them.

All correspondence with THQ goes through our online submissions system Once we accept your work, we will ask you to send a more detailed biography and photo through the system.

Submissions are ongoing.

Nonfiction Fellowship: The Oxford American Jeff Baskin Writers Fellowship

The Oxford American Literary Project announces The Oxford American Jeff Baskin Writers Fellowship. Designed to support the writing of a debut book of creative nonfiction, the fellowship offers the winner a $10,000 living stipend, housing, and an editorial apprenticeship with the Oxford American toward a nine-month residency in the thriving creative community of Central Arkansas. Award-winning writers and OA contributors Brian Blanchfield, Bronwen Dickey, and Ada Limón will judge.

All writers who have not yet published a book of creative nonfiction are eligible. Submissions are now open and the deadline is midnight EST, March 30, 2017.

Complete applications will include blind copies of the following: a 300-500 word book proposal, a 300-500 word statement of interest in magazine editorial work, a creative nonfiction writing sample of no more than 12,000 words excerpted from the proposed project, and a curriculum vitae. The award will be announced the first week of May 2017.

For more on eligibility, guidelines, FAQ, and the submission portal, visit our website.

Writing Competition: 2017 Prime Number Magazine Awards for Poetry and Short Fiction

2017 Prime Number Magazine Awards for Poetry and Short Fiction
(Prime Number Magazine is a Press 53 publication)

Submittable link.

Deadline: April 15, 2017

Award: $1,000 plus publication in each category

Fee: $15.

Poetry judged by Rebecca Foust, author of Paradise Drive, winner of the 2015 Press 53 Award for Poetry, and Short Fiction judged by David Jauss, author of Glossolalia: New & Selected Stories.

Call for Submissions: Wildness

Submissions accepted year-round.
WILDNESS is an online literary journal that seeks to promote contemporary fiction, poetry, and nonfiction that evokes the unknown. Founded in 2015, each thoughtfully compiled issue strives to unearth the works of both established and up-and-coming writers.

Go here for submission guidelines.

Call for Writing from Young Female-Identified Writers: Girls Right the World

Deadline: April 1, 2017
Girls Right the World is a literary journal inviting young (14-21), female-identified writers to submit their work for consideration for the first issue. We believe that girls’ voices can and do transform the world for the better. We currently seek poetry, prose, short stories, and lyric essays of any style and theme. Girls Right the World asks for first North American serial rights. Upon publication, all rights revert back to the authors. We publish annually.

Send your best writing, in English or English translation, to:

girlsrighttheworldATgmailDOTcom (Change AT to @ and DOT to . )

by April 1, 2017. Our website for more info.

Call for Fiction Submissions to Anthology on Exploring the United States West: Baobab Press

Baobab Press Seeks Short Fiction Exploring the United States West

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Baobab Press and the University of Nevada, Reno MFA Program in Creative Writing are partnering to publish This Side of the Divide, an anthology of short fiction exploring the United States West. Selected writers receive a complimentary copy and $100. Writers retain the rights to their pieces, which should be 3,000-5,000 words.

Please send your story as a Word doc (include your name and email in the document) to:

divideATbaobabpressDOTcom (Change AT to @ and DOT to . )

 Visit our website for more details.