Aug 132014
 

The Flexible Persona invites submissions of nonfiction and fiction pieces of terror, anxiety, and horror for a themed issue: The Horror of Everyday Life. They “invite you to face that which truly shakes you to the core, armed with the alchemy of the written word.” Publishes fiction with emotional weight and evolved characters and relationships and non-fiction that explores “how people find a sane, happy life in a basically insane world.” Selected works will be published online in audio format as well as in a special e-reader issue in February 2015. Deadline: October 31, 2014.
 

Aug 132014
 

The Parenthetical Review is a cross-disciplinary publication that encompasses literature, the humanities and the arts. It seeks innovative and new voices that can present complex subjects to a general reading audience. Open to fiction submissions (approx. 5,000 words), essays and creative nonfiction (approx. 7,000 words). Humour, speculative fiction, flash fiction, research-based non-fiction and immersion journalism also considered. Deadline: September 15, 2014.
 

Aug 032014
 

Panacea Literary Quarterly is a new literary journal launching in October 2014, based out of Protection Island in BC. Looks at all things literary, music and art-like in Canada. Seeks poetry (up to 5) and fiction (up to 2) submissions. Send to bowlbrawl@gmail.com. For other content such as visual art, commentary and interviews send pitches via email. Deadline: August 20, 2014.
 

Aug 032014
 

cactusheartOnline journal Cactus Heart Literary Magazine (U.S.) Cactus Heart seeks new and original poetry, fiction, nonfiction, photography and art for Issue #9 (e-Issue). Wants “spiny writing & art — sharp, relentless, coursing with energy and able to thrive in the harshest of places, all while maintaining a vulnerable, succulent interior.”

Aug 022014
 

inmybed_cover‘Sexy and sensual literary arts magazine’ IN MY BED (Canada) welcomes submissions for their 7th print issue. Theme: breakfast in bed. Writers, painters, illustrators, poets, photographers and artists are invited to “imagine beyond their means.” Prefers work that transcends traditional erotica and uses art and writing to explore, observe, and exhibit themes in an experimental and abstract manner. Deadline: September 1, 2014.