Fledging online literary journal Pictures and Portraits (Toronto) seeks fiction and nonfiction that favours Canadian character studies and experimental prose over plot. Length: 3,500. Publishes weekly. Guidelines. Deadline: ongoing.
Trafika Europe (Edinburgh) is an online literary quarterly showcasing new fiction and poetry in English and English translation from across Council of Europe countries. Accepts short stories, novel excerpts, and poetry. The work in its original language/country should be no more than five years old from original publication date. Deadline: Rolling. Guidelines (pdf).
Stained Pages Press is looking for long-form writing about Canadian food, to be published online as part of a weekly feature. Looking for fiction, essays, fully-researched articles and personal essays about food — either by a Canadian or featuring Canadian food items. Payment: 50% of all profits from donations to the site (PayPal tipjar & Patreon) during the week that your work is featured. Guidelines.
Collaborative publisher Elephantine Publishing (US) is accepting manuscript submissions for the following genres: YA and NA paranormal urban fantasy, and contemporary. Likes commercial women’s fiction, ecolit, sci-fi, romance, erotica, and particularly, coming of age stories. Query first, following guidelines.
This Dark Matter (US) accepts submissions of short stories, flash fiction, and poetry. Publishes work in all genres for adults or young adults “as long as there is an inherent darkness at the heart of it.” Weird is good, and so is horrifying and heart-pounding and creepy. Deadline: ongoing. Guidelines.
Kingston University Creative Writing MA blog Words, Pauses, Noises (UK) is looking for submissions of short fiction (up to 1,500 words), poetry (up to three poems), flash fiction, non-fiction, interviews with prominent literary figures, book reviews, and original artwork. Deadline: rolling. Guidelines.
The Flexible Persona is a biweekly literary journal that publishes fiction in audio and print format. Publishes engaging, character-driven fiction. Like stories of how characters sustain themselves in the context of relationships and communities. Length: 1200-6600 words. Deadline: Rolling. Guidelines.
Kingston University Creative Writing MA blog Words, Pauses, Noises is looking for submissions of short fiction (up to 1,500 words), poetry (up to three poems), flash fiction, non-fiction, interviews with prominent literary figures, book reviews, and original artwork. New work is published every Sunday. Deadline: rolling. Guidelines.