Cordite Poetry Review (Australia) invites submissions for Issue 41. Theme: TRANSPACIFIC. Send 4 poems max. Deadline: November 14, 2012. Open to international writers. Payment offered to Australian residents.
Entries are invited for the first annual Fence Modern Prize in Prose (US). Prize: $2500 & publication by Fence Books. Submit a novel of any length written in English. Deadline: November 30, 2012. Entry fee: $28.
Entries are invited for the annual CBC short story contest: Canada Writes Short Story Prize. First Prize is $6000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, a two-week writing residency at The Banff Centre, and publication in enRoute magazine; 4 runners-up will each receive $1000, Length: 1200-1500 words. Entry fee: $25. Open to Canadian residents. Deadline: November 1, 2012.
International hypermedia journal BathHouse seeks submissions for issue 10.1. Theme: Involution (when something turns in on itself, shrinks, or returns to its original place or position).
Deadline: November 15, 2012. Prefers ‘hybrid work that hinges on a blur and questions the essential nature of “genre” and “discipline.”’
Gulf Stream Magazine (US) welcomes submissions of short stories (10000 words max.), creative nonfiction, and poetry for the Fall 2012 issue. All genres and styles. Deadline: November 15, 2012.
Online magazine Antiphon (UK) seeks poetry submissions for issue 5. General theme: ‘time’ but will consider all work that pays attention to image, sonics, rhythm. Deadline: November 23, 2012.
Fence Books invites entries for a new book contest, the Fence Modern Prose Prize for a book-length work of prose. Prize: $2500 plus publication. Deadline: November 30, 2012. Entries accepted during the month of November only. Entry fee: $28 (includes subscription). Winning manuscript published in Spring 2014.
The Boiler Journal (US) seeks work that makes readers’ blood boil. Publishes poetry, short fiction, and short memoirs on a quarterly basis. Deadline: November 15, 2012.
Open to Interpretation (US) is a juried book competition of photography, poetry, and prose. Theme: Fading Light.
Submission fee: $20 for 3 poems or prose; $10 each additional. Deadline: November 13, 2012.
ARDOR Literary Magazine (US) seeks submissions of poetry, short fiction, and narrative nonfiction for their inaugural issue, due out in January 2013. Published three times per year. Deadline: November 30, 2012. Payment: $10-$30. Charges $3 submission fee.
Print journal Still Point Arts Quarterly (US) is looking for short articles, essays, fiction, and poetry about art, the idea of art, the making of art, being an artist, creativity, inspiration, the artist’s medium, etc. (no technique). Questions can be sent to email@example.com. Deadline: November 15, 2012.
Common Virtues (U.S.; no link) seeks writing that ‘bridges the failure of politics to foster unity by encouraging work for the common good across individual differences.’ Poets are invited to reflect on justice, compassion, generosity, and mutual concern as virtues of committed citizenship. For guidelines contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: November 30, 2012.
Stained Pages Press seeks submissions for an anthology of food writing about Toronto. Accepting poetry, essays and short fiction. Length: 3000 words max. Deadline: November 30, 2012. Payment: One copy.