Apr 242013

Print journal Still Point Arts Quarterly (US) seeks a broad range of non-fiction, fiction, and poetry about art, the idea of art, the making of art, art history, being an artist, creativity, inspiration, the artist’s medium, etc. Deadline: May and August 2013.

Feb 012013

Oolichan Books is accepting picture book submissions from Canadian poets who have published work(s) in books, anthologies, and/or literary magazines, and journals. Seeking stories that deal with age appropriate issues (under 7) and are supported by a strong narrative. Length: 1250 words max. Deadline: February 24, 2013

  • Guidelines: http://www.oolichan.com/for_writers
  • Jan 112013

    Ruminate Magazine coverQuarterly magazine Ruminate (US) invites entries for their annual VanderMey Nonfiction Prize. First prize: $1000 and publication. Length: 5500 words max. New deadline: February 15, 2013. Entry fee: US$15 (includes copy). Publishes work that “resonates with the complexity and truth of the Christian faith. ”

  • Guidelines: http://www.ruminatemagazine.com/submit/contests/nonfiction
  • Dec 012012

    Entries of literary nonfiction are invited for the CBC Creative Nonfiction Competition. First prize: $6000, publication in enRoute magazine, two-week residency at The Banff Centre’s Leighton Artists’ Colony. Length: 1200-1500 words. Entry fee: $25 per entry. Deadline: February 1, 2013.

  • Guidelines: http://www.cbc.ca/books/canadawrites/literaryprizes/nonfiction/
  • Nov 272012

    Art and spirituality magazine Stone Voices (US) invites submissions of non-fiction, fiction, and poetry for their 2013 Summer Art Exhibition and Literary Showcase. Theme: The River. Submit one piece of prose (2500 words max.) or two poems. Deadline: February 15, 2013. Entry fee: $15. Selected entrants will be published in the magazine, and will receive a subscription and a year of free advertising.

    Oct 212012

    Biannual medical literary journal Ars Medica seeks short stories, personal narratives of illness, creative nonfiction, poetry, and visual art. Publishes work that ‘explores the interface between the arts and healing, and examines what makes medicine an art.’ Deadline: February 28, 2013.