Lost Documents is a new journal from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, seeking poetry and fiction for upcoming releases. Submit to email@example.com. Deadline: Ongoing.
Entries are invited for Lit POP 2015 award. Looking for stories (3000 words max) and poems (up to five) “that really pop.” Prize: Publication in Matrix Magazine, and travel and accommodation to POP Montreal (September 16-20). Deadline: July 10, 2015, extended. Entry fee: $25 for one story or five poems. Guidelines.
Melted Wing is an online journal/discussion of depression, despair, suicide, and other dark matters. Seeks fiction, poetry, journalism, and visual art by engaging and uncommon new voices. Want their readers to be “surprised and delighted by the breadth of what we hope to be a conversation about acts, feelings, and thoughts [experienced] in our tightrope walk from birth to death.” Deadline: None. Guidelines.
New Toronto-based short story publication, Tracer, is looking for stories with heat. No deadline.
Cargo, an online literary magazine that focuses on narrative and growth through travel and exploration, is looking for creative nonfiction, memoir, personal essay, poetry, book reviews, and visual art. Submissions should evoke a strong sense of character, setting, movement, and the internal journey. Deadline: Rolling. Guidelines.
RHINO, an annual print and online journal invites submissions for their 2016 issue. Accepts poetry, poetry in translation and flash fiction. Invites “traditional or experimental work reflecting passion, originality, artistic conviction, and a love affair with language.” Deadline: August 31, 2015. Guidelines.
The Fuck of the Century (Canada), a journal of original writing on film/TV and video, are looking for contributors for the website and possibly the print edition. Publishes writing that is mostly unconventional or experimental in approach. Send a pitch with bio and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: July 15, 2015.
Room Magazine invites submissions for an upcoming issue: Women of Colour. They welcome fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, and art about the experience of being racialized, dealing with racial discrimination, grappling with representation, defining one’s identity or identities, lost and reclaimed histories, as well as stories about loss, love, heartbreak, and triumph. Deadline: July 31, 2015. Guidelines.
Cactus Heart seeks new and original poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and art for their December print issue. Theme: Bodies. Seeking work that is physical, visceral, organic. “We’re hungry for writing and artwork that smells, that pulses, that inhabits the space that makes us human and animal. Bring us organs, flesh, bones, fingernails, teeth, skin, skulls.” No objectification or exploitation of the body. Deadline: October 1, 2015. Guidelines.