Bimonthly print magazine Chrysalis Zine is looking for submissions for its fourth issue. Theme: Histories. Seeking visual art, poetry, and flash fiction. Deadline: March 22, 2013.
Quarterly e-book publication The Rockett Review (US, UK) is submissions for their debut issue. Submit poetry (45 lines max.) and short stories (800 words max). Theme: Past and present (i.e. nostalgia, memories, the shock of new experiences, changes in life). Deadline: March 1, 2013.
Circa: A Journal of Historical Fiction (Canada), an online journal dedicated to historical fiction, seeks work for their inaugural issue (April 2013). Seeks fiction, creative non-fiction, and articles on an historical theme. Appreciates vintage and retro. Deadline: March 15, 2013.
Sterling (Canada), “the journal where all stories matter,” is seeking stories, poems and comics for their next issue. Pays a small amount per accepted submission ($25 or two copies). Appreciates original, contemporary works that linger beyond the page. Deadline: March 24, 2013.
Student-run Dragon Ink Press (Canada) seeks submissions for Kaida, a shared-world comics and literary anthology. Accepting black-and-white comics (1-4 pages), fiction (500 word), poetry (up to one page). Deadline: March 1, 2013.
Buttontapper Press seeks ecological and nature submissions with an edge / angle / funk for a Haiku For Earth Day anthology. Submit up to 5 original haiku (traditional or modern) that sends a powerful message. “Not into frilly, frou-frou descriptions.” Deadline: March 31, 2013.
Deadline updated. New online literary magazine AndWeWereHungry is open to entries for their inaugural short fiction contest: the Flying Elephants Short Story Prize. Grand prize: $2000. Also seeking other prose (flash fiction, literary nonfiction, poetry, & essay), photography, and visual artwork for the debut issue. Theme: “And we were hungry” or “hunger” (open to interpretation). Deadline: March 31, 2013. No entry fee.
Print journal carte blanche (QC) seeks narrative of all forms: fiction, creative nonfiction, graphic fiction, personal essay, poetry, literary journalism, translations, and photo essays. Length: 3000 words max. or up to three poems. Deadline: March 1, 2013. Contributors receive a $45 honorarium per published piece.
Entries are invited for the Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction (US). Submit essays 5000 words max. Subject: Open. Prize: $250 publication in next issue of Lunch Ticket. All submissions are considered for publication. Deadline: March 30, 2013.
Print zine Too Obscene (US) is seeking poetry and flash fiction that has been rejected for being too obscene for publication. Note: Swearing does not guarantee acceptance. Deadline: March 17, 2013.
Experimental magazine Birkensnake seeks short fiction for an Issue #6. Theme: Endlessness. Open to interpretation: “the infinite, the immortal, the recurring, the asymptotic, the nomadic, the circuitous, and the moebian.” Examples: outer space, reincarnation, subways. Length: 8-8888 words. Deadline: March 15, 2013
Submissions are being accepted for an anthology “One Night: My 24 Hours with a Perfect Stranger” (publication: April 2013). Topics could include misguided adventures, one-night-stands, travel snafus, or any scenario that brings two people together only to separate them the next day. Submit poems, short stories, photographs, mixed media, and mediums that are suitable for print. Send e-mail submissions to Aleah Sato (email@example.com). Include “One Night Submission” in the subject line. Deadline: March 1, 2013.
Branch Magazine (MB/QC) is open to submissions in English or French from Canadian writers. Theme: Mythology. Accepts open-form poetry and prose. Length: 100-1500 words. Submit three pieces max. Deadline: March 1, 2013.