Aug 222014
 

CAROUSEL, a hybrid literary/arts magazine representing new and established artists is currently accepting poetry (3-7 poems) and fiction (3000 words max.) submissions. Interested in all forms of poetry including traditional, formal, experimental and concrete. Not interested in prose that adheres to strict genre categories (sci-fi, fantasy, or horror). Deadline: September 8, 2014.
 

Aug 222014
 

NonBinary Review, the quarterly literary publication of Zoetic Press, wants art and literature “that tiptoes the tightrope between now and then … and language that makes us reach for a dictionary, a tissue, or both.” Open to work of a hybrid or experimental nature. Each issue is themed; authors are invited to explore each theme in any way that speaks to them: re-write a familiar story from a new point of view, mash genres together, give us a personal essay about some aspect of our theme that has haunted you all your life. Themes: L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz (Deadline: October 31) and Bulfinch’s Mythology: The Age of Fable (Deadline: January 31, 2015). Pays 1 cent per word for prose/hybrid work, $10 flat fee per poem, and $25 flat fee for art.

Aug 132014
 

The Flexible Persona invites submissions of nonfiction and fiction pieces of terror, anxiety, and horror for a themed issue: The Horror of Everyday Life. They “invite you to face that which truly shakes you to the core, armed with the alchemy of the written word.” Publishes fiction with emotional weight and evolved characters and relationships and non-fiction that explores “how people find a sane, happy life in a basically insane world.” Selected works will be published online in audio format as well as in a special e-reader issue in February 2015. Deadline: October 31, 2014.
 

Aug 132014
 

The Parenthetical Review is a cross-disciplinary publication that encompasses literature, the humanities and the arts. It seeks innovative and new voices that can present complex subjects to a general reading audience. Open to fiction submissions (approx. 5,000 words), essays and creative nonfiction (approx. 7,000 words). Humour, speculative fiction, flash fiction, research-based non-fiction and immersion journalism also considered. Deadline: September 15, 2014.
 

Aug 122014
 

Online journal Wild Quarterly seeks work that intersects with culture. Encourages new, emerging, and established writers. Length: 2000 words max. Accepts fiction, flash fiction, nonfiction, stand-alone novel excerpts, poetry (up to 3), memoir, personal essays, and creative nonfiction. Also interested in art and photography, plus reviews and interviews. Deadline: Open submissions.
 

Aug 042014
 

Caitlin Press (BC) is currently seeking submissions by Canadian women for the upcoming anthology on travelling alone. Submissions must be non-fiction, 1000-6000 words. Looking for work that explores not only the broad range of experiences of women travelling alone but the concept of aloneness — from the thrill of independence to the threat or tragic reality of violence, to one’s role in the world. Interested in the humorous, the tragic, the poignant, but submissions must go beyond the typical travel narratives found in adventure magazines. Deadline: August 15, 2014.
 

Aug 032014
 

Panacea Literary Quarterly is a new literary journal launching in October 2014, based out of Protection Island in BC. Looks at all things literary, music and art-like in Canada. Seeks poetry (up to 5) and fiction (up to 2) submissions. Send to bowlbrawl@gmail.com. For other content such as visual art, commentary and interviews send pitches via email. Deadline: August 20, 2014.
 

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.”

Aug 022014
 

inmybed_cover‘Sexy and sensual literary arts magazine’ IN MY BED (Canada) welcomes submissions for their 7th print issue. Theme: breakfast in bed. Writers, painters, illustrators, poets, photographers and artists are invited to “imagine beyond their means.” Prefers work that transcends traditional erotica and uses art and writing to explore, observe, and exhibit themes in an experimental and abstract manner. Deadline: September 1, 2014.