Teenage Wasteland Review is accepting poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction from students ages 14-19. Poetry submissions also entered in The Muriel Avellaneda Prize for Young Writers (prize: $100). Deadline: April 30, 2015. Guidelines.
The Ilanot Review invites submissions about “the male, the masculine sex/gender” for their next issue. Publishes fiction (5000 words max.), creative non-fiction (3000 words max.), poetry (up to four poems), translations and art. Welcome work that challenges conventions of form, style and content. Deadline: April 30, 2015. Guidelines.
Cranberry Tree Press (Windsor, ON) invites entires for the “You Should Enter This!” Poetry Chapbook Contest. Grand prize: 100 print copies (Value: approx. $1000).Length: 24-36 manuscript pages. No length limits on individual poems. Maximum of 25% of the poems may be previously published. Entry fee: $20. Deadline: June 1, 2015. Guidelines.
Understorey Magazine publishes literary prose, poetry and spoken word about motherhood (defined broadly). Spring 2015 issue: “Extraordinary: Mothering through Physical, Mental and Social Challenges.” Submissions are open to Canadian writers who self-identify as women. Pays honorarium. Guidelines. Deadline: April 15, 2015.
The 2015 Bristol Short Story Prize is open to all published and unpublished writers over 16. First prize: £1000 (about $1800 CAD) plus £150 Waterstone’s gift card (usable online worldwide); additional prizes available. All 20 shortlisted stories published in the Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology Volume 8. Any theme or subject. Length: 4000 words max. Entry fee: £8 per story ($15). Deadline: April 30, 2015. Guidelines.