Saturday, September 15, 2018

Call for Submissions: The Rappahannock Review

The Rappahannock Review, an online literary journal published through the University of Mary Washington, is currently accepting submissions in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction from established and emerging writers.
We’re currently reading for our general issue 6.1, which will be published in December, and we’d love to consider your work. You can find us at our website, and we invite you to explore our current and past issues. Submissions will remain open until November 1.
Please submit your poetry, fiction, and nonfiction here. 
For poetry, submit up to five poems. For fiction and nonfiction, submit one longer piece or up to three flash pieces. We look forward to reading your work!

Call for Submissions to Anthology: 51 Stories of US

51 Stories of US is an attempt to collect and showcase 51 stories of people staying in the United States originating from the Indian Subcontinent (Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Maldives and of course India) Everyone comes to the US with some preconceived notions. Slowly we learn new things and collect new experiences. This anthology is an attempt to collect these unique and unexpected experiences and present it to our well wishers back home and offer it as AN UNOFFICIAL GUIDEBOOK TO SURVIVING IN THE US.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Simultaneous submissions allowed but please mention so in the email.
  • Previously published stories might be considered. Please mention the place and link it in the e-mail
  • Multiple entries welcome up to 3.
  • No submission fees

Story Guidelines

  • The story should be about a special and specific experience (good or bad or funny) that you always tell your well wishers back home or something that always amazes you about your life in the US.
  • Story should preferably be in first person.
  • It should be in the form of a story and the story must be original and true and yours..
  • Write from the heart and hope you enjoy the process.
  • Word limit - 750 to 1200 words.

Deadline - 1st November 2018 or until full.

Payment - Each contributor will be given $50 for their accepted story via Paypal (*if the sales cross 500 copies) and/or royalties via Paypal.

How to Submit

Put the story in the email or as an attachment to:

51storiesofusATgmailDOTcom (Change AT to @ and DOT to .)

Please send a short Bio written in third person.

Please share your social media links (Facebook, twitter etc )

Call for Submissions: Iron Horse Literary Review NewsFlash

The IHLR PhotoFinish

Iron Horse Literary Review is proud to launch IHLR NewsFlash. For this series on IHLR Online, we're seeking brief poems, flash fiction, and flash nonfiction that responds to the most pressing events occurring right now.

Every Monday, year-round, we'll open the IHLR NewsFlash gate, will receive the first 20 submissions, and publish the very best of them at IHLR Online the following week. The next Monday, we'll open the gate again for 20 new submissions. At the end of the year, we'll pay a $200 honorarium to the writer of the best NewsFlash from that year.

Prose submissions should be no longer than 800 words; poems should be no longer than 25 lines. Learn more about the series, and submit to it here.

Beginning September 24, read IHLR NewsFlash here.

Call for Submissions: The Rathalla Review

Submittable link.

The Rathalla Review is currently looking for submissions in Poetry, Fiction, Flash Fiction, and Creative Non-Fiction.

The Rathalla Review is published by the students of Rosemont College’s MFA in Creative Writing and Graduate Publishing programs.

Our mission is to give emerging and established writers and artists an outlet for their creative vision in our online and print publication.

We publish the best fiction, creative nonfiction, flash fiction, poetry, and art, culled from a nationwide community of writers and artists. Rathalla Review’s staff, comprised of MFA in Creative Writing and MA in Publishing candidates, merges the creative arts and the business of publishing into a shared voice and vision.

Call for Submissions: The Broken Plate

The Broken Plate, the student-run literary magazine of Ball State University, seeks submissions of fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and art for our Spring 2019 issue. We value work that explores relevant, contemporary issues and has a lasting impact. We are interested in work that experiments with new and interesting ways of writing and includes strong language and characters, an engaging voice, and compelling imagery. We encourage submissions from both established and emerging writers and are committed to the inclusion of a variety of voices, ideas, and perspectives.
Submissions close on October 31, 2018
Visit our website for more information.

Call for Submissions: 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, we are actively searching for artists who care about doing it right, or better. We are excited to receive your submissions and will diligently work to bring you the best in craft essays, short fiction, poetry, graphic narrative, photography, art, and interviews.

We also offer our submitters a premium option to receive an acceptance or rejection letter within one week of submission; many authors are offered editorships and interviews.

Contests are now offered year-round; our newest contests (for poetry and short stories) each offer $500 awards. More information here.

Writing Competition: The Juniper Literary Prizes

The Juniper Literary Prizes showcase distinctive and fresh voices and share their work with a wide array of readers. Every year, faculty-judges from the distinguished University of Massachusetts MFA program select two winners in poetry, two in fiction, and one in creative nonfiction, and the awardees each receive an honorarium of $1,000 and a publication contract with the University of Massachusetts Press.

Entry Fee: $30.00

Details here.