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.
The Kalaparva (India) is accepting work for their next online issue (March 15, 2013). Accepts commentary, reviews, conversations, and luminaries. Length: 500-600 words. Shorter pieces considered in exceptional cases. Deadline: February 28, 2013
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
Entries are invited for the Toronto Star 2013 Short Story Contest. First prize: $5000 plus tuition to Humber School for Writers; additional prizes available Deadline: February 24, 2013. Length: 2500 words max. Open to Ontario (Canada) residents only.
Quarterly 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. ”
The Malahat Review invites entries for 2013 Long Poem Prize. Prizes: Two awards of $1000 each. Submit a single poem or series of poems between 10-20 pages long (1 page = 32 lines or less). Entry fee: $35 (US: $40, Int: $45); includes subscription. Deadline: February 1, 2013.
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.
Entries are open for the 2012-2013 Friends of the Merril Short Story Contest. Seeking innovative, inclusive, original fiction. Prizes include cash ($350 CDN total), chances to pitch a novel to ChiZine Publications, and more. Length: 5000 words max. Entry fee: $5 per entry. Deadline February 15, 2013. Guidelines
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.
SB Quarterly invites submissions for their 31st issue. Theme: Interrogating the relationship between electricity and empathy. “Can compassion be conveyed through iPhones, playbooks, or the world wide web?” Open to poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, film, and visual art. Deadline: February 1, 2013.
New online magazine Twisted Endings (Canada) is looking for the unexpected in poems or short stories with ‘surprise endings’. Deadline: February 1, 2013.