Nov 122013
 

In My Bed print cover‘Sexy and sensual literary arts magazine’ IN MY BED (Canada) is back and is seeking submissions for an upcoming print issue. Looking for poetry, short fiction, novel excerpts, painting, photography, and art. Theme: Sex toys. Prefers work that transcends traditional erotica and uses art and writing to explore, observe, and exhibit themes in an experimental and abstract manner. Deadline: December 1, 2013.

Dec 062012
 

The Capilano Review (BC) invites entries for their micro narrative contest. First prize: $300, publication in special issue, and subscription. Submit narrative sequences of three parts in 140 characters max. Entry fee (one 3-part series per entry): $35 / $45 (CAD) international. Deadline: December 31, 2012.

  • Contest guidelines: http://www.thecapilanoreview.ca/micro-narrative-contest
  • Nov 302012
     

    This Magazine invites news column pitches for the January issue. Looking for background/context to national issues, challenges to mainstream media perspective, and important untold stories. Short columns: more journalistic (650-800 words, payment: $50); long columns: more personal or creative nonfiction (1200-1500 words, payment: $75). Canadian writers only. Deadline: December 15, 2012.

    Nov 212012
     

    Independent arts magazine Broken Pencil is accepting short stories for Deathmatch 2013. Top eight selected entrants are pitted against each other two by two, and winner is decided via website voting. Authors participate in a blog where they can hype up their own story or trash-talk their opponent’s writing. Prize: an “indie writer’s makeover” and cash. Deadline: December 31, 2012.