Sep 182014

Blue Mountain Arts is interested in reviewing writings suitable for publication on greeting cards. Looking for highly original and creative submissions on friendship, family, special occasions, positive living, and other topics one person might want to share with another person. Submissions may also be considered for inclusion in book anthologies. Pays $300 per poem for all rights to publish it on a greeting card and $50 if the poem is used only in an anthology. Request writer’s guidelines (which include contact/submission information) by sending a blank e-mail to with “Send Me Guidelines” in the subject line.

Aug 032014

cactusheartOnline journal Cactus Heart Literary Magazine (U.S.) Cactus Heart seeks new and original poetry, fiction, nonfiction, photography and art for Issue #9 (e-Issue). Wants “spiny writing & art — sharp, relentless, coursing with energy and able to thrive in the harshest of places, all while maintaining a vulnerable, succulent interior.”

May 262014

The Country Grind Quarterly is a print magazine for the “epically badass rural punks, back-to-the-land skids, backwoods anarchists, etc.” Prefers work for those who have run away from the cities in search of a simpler, saner, and more fulfilling life. Seeking articles, opinion pieces, art, poetry, how-tos, essays, comics, photography, recipes, reviews, letters to the editor, personal ads, etc. Deadline: June 7, 2014 (and ongoing).

May 042014

New writing site the Tandem Region Times (Canada) is open for submissions. TRT is an online, horror-themed newspaper about a fictional municipality called Tandem Region. Stories are encouraged to be concept-heavy and adhere to conventional news report structure. TRT also welcomes columns, reviews, classifieds, and other content within the thematic boundaries. Open to experimental themes, gore, psychological, and anything interesting.