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.
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.