Independent, New York City-based press, Tailwinds Press, seeks submissions by new and emerging writers for their inaugural 2015-2016 season. Publishes fiction, non-fiction, and children’s literature. Looks for “intelligent work that is compelling, accessible, and relevant to the spirit of our time.”
Toronto-based art + lit magazine The Casserole is seeking submissions for their spring issue, and for publication to the website. Publishes fiction, non-fiction, art, interview, personal essay, rants, tweets and poetry. Prefers the fresh, edgy and unique. Deadline: ongoing.
- Guidelines: thecasserole.ca/submit
Urban Farmhouse Press (US) is currently seeking book length manuscripts in poetry, fiction, and science fiction. Offers advances and royalties on both print copies (8%) and eBooks (40%). Accepting submissions year round in poetry, novellas, novels, and short fiction collections. Fee: $17.01.
T. Gene Davis’s Speculative Blog releases a family-friendly speculative story every Monday, mostly by guest authors. Speculative fiction includes science fiction, horror, fantasy and related genres. Length: Open. Publishes flash fiction, short stories, novelettes, and novellas. Payment: $50 per story.
- Guidelines: http://tgenedavis.com/submission-guidelines/
Cedar Fort Publishing (Utah, US) is seeking submissions for the following genres: Fiction (60,000–110,000 words; all genres), nonfiction, and cookbooks. No explicit sex, swearing or violence. Looking for fresh new authors and compelling manuscripts. Deadline: Ongoing
- Guidelines: cedarfort.com/submissions
Quarterly online journal The Mackinac (Canada/US) seeks poetry that “bridges the strait between nostalgia and the immediate, the wilds seen and unseen, the best of emerging and established voices.” Submit up to 3-5 poems for consideration. Deadline: Ongoing.
- Guidelines: themackinacmagazine.com/submit.html
Dreadful Cafe is now soliciting query letters (fiction) and samples (art) for “Thresholds,” their second anthology of art and fiction. All genres are eligible — including short stories, novellettes, and novellas — but preference is given to works that cross more than one and which reflect the flavor and theme. Length: 1000-25000 words. Payment: $20-$250. Deadline: Open.
- Guidelines: DreadfulCafe.com/thresholds
The Traveling Poet (US) is an ezine publishing poetry from writers ages 12-25, and articles on hitchhiking, traveling broke, poverty, and philosophy. Poetry about traveling is ideal, but any subject is welcome. No Beat Generation re-enactments. Deadline: Rolling
- Guidelines: travellingpoetblogzine.wordpress.com
Entertainment and pop culture magazine A Bard’s Tales (Canada) is looking for contributing writers. Payment: $50 for features, $50 for reviews, and $25 for opinion pieces. All pieces must be first pitched (lead to the story, possible sources, rough length, etc) and approved by one of the ABT editors. Deadline: Open.
Lunch Ticketa literary magazine published by the Antioch University Los Angeles Creative Writing MFA Program, is accepting submissions for its monthly Amuse-Bouche feature. Submit creative nonfiction, writing for young people, fiction, poetry and art.
- Guidelines: lunchticket.org/about/submission-guidelines
The Flexible Persona is calling for engaging, character-driven fiction and non-fiction submissions of up to 5500 words for their inaugural audio/online issue (Spring). Looking for stories showcasing “characters in contact with their world. How they shape that world and are in turn transformed by it.”
- Guidelines: theflexiblepersona.com/submissions.html
The Anaphora Literary Press (US) is seeking single and multiple-author books in fiction (poetry, novels, and short story collections) and non-fiction (academic, legal, business, journals, edited and un-edited dissertations, biographies, and memoirs). Profits are split 50/50% with writers.