Apr 062014
 

Entries are open for the Red Shark Essay Contest. First prize: $500 cash prize and publication in the digital anthology, To The Great Red Shark! Topic: Reflection on the meaning of the Red Shark in Hunter S. Thompson’s life, work, and the American Dream. Length: 1000-2000 words. Entry fee: $20. Ten writers will be selected for the anthology. Deadline: April 30, 2014.

Apr 062014
 

Guernica Editions is looking for stories, previously unpublished in a book form, for an anthology centred around Poland and Polish Diaspora. Open to Canadian writers of Polish origin and Canadian writers whose work connects with Poland or Polish diaspora in some way. Length: 2500–3000 words. Payment: two copies of the anthology. Deadline: January 31, 2015.

Apr 062014
 

Paragon VI, Memorial University’s (NL) literary journal, seeks submissions for its next issue (Summer 2014). Accepting fiction, non-fiction, poetry, artwork, photography, and mixed media (i.e. visual/literary artwork). Poetry/Art: max. 3 pieces. Fiction/creative Non-fiction: max. 2500 word. Send in Word document to paragoncollection@gmail.com; include a separate cover page with the author’s name, title of submission, address, e-mail address and telephone number. Pages containing actual submission text should NOT include author information. Canadian residents only. Free copy for those selected for publication. Deadline: April 15, 2014.

Apr 062014
 

Twisted Vine, literary journal for Western New Mexico University’s Masters of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies program, seeks submissions for their spring issue. Accepts fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, art, interview and video. Has a special affinity for works that “succeed in crossing, overlapping and transcending traditional genres.” Also appreciates the interdisciplinary (i.e. poetry about math). Deadline: April 15, 2014.

Mar 242014
 

Duende is the online literary journal of the BFA in Writing program at Goddard College. Currently seeking work (poetry, prose, translations, hybrid writing, art) that “insinuates authenticity and soulfulness, earthiness, expressiveness and a chill up the spine.” Wants character-driven stories that engage, move, challenge, thrill. Deadline: May 15, 2014.

Mar 242014
 

Buttontapper Press is seeking short erotica submissions for a 2015 anthology of sexy shorts. Pieces should be 2,000 words or less, “with emphasis on hot sex, unique characters and an overall distinction of intelligent smut.” Authors whose works are accepted for inclusion will receive quarterly royalties, based on sales, plus digital copies of the book. Deadline: July 31, 2014.

Mar 242014
 

The Masters Review is accepting submissions from students in graduate-level creative writing programs. MFA, MA, and PhD students invited to submit up to 7000 words of fiction or narrative nonfiction. Chosen work will be printed for national distribution in The Masters Review’s third volume, available in October 2014. Deadline: March 31, 2014.