May 042014
 

3Elements Literary Review (US) is seeking fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, and photography submissions for its July issue. 3ER is a themed literary journal, where each quarter three elements/words are released that must be incorporated in your story or poem. The current elements are: Carnival, Residue, Maudlin. Deadline: June 1, 2014.

Jul 062013
 

Stained Pages PressDeadline extended. New Canadian literary food quarterly Beer and Butter Tarts seeks essays, profiles, short fiction, poetry, and artwork. Submissions must be food-related and Canadian in topic (Halifax donairs, story of red fife wheat, etc.) and timeless. No recipes, events, news, etc. Payment: Copy and small stipend (TBD). Deadline: July 15, 2013.

Jun 032013
 

Reviews magazine The Coastal Spectator (BC) invites entries for their Microview Contest. Review a book, album, play, or other cultural happening in 140 characters or less (a microview). Follow @coastspectator on Twitter and then tweet them your microview. Winners chosen on June 12 and June 26. Prize: album downloads and BC magazine subscriptions. Deadline: June 12 and June 26.

May 202013
 

In My Bed cover 10Online erotic literary journal In My Bed Magazine seeks sexy and sensual submissions for their second print issue. Theme: Ménage à trois. Welcomes submissions of poetry (up to 3), short fiction, prose, novel excerpts. Appreciates work that explores and exhibits themes in manners unlike traditional erotica. Length: 1250 words max. Deadline: June 1, 2013.

May 172013
 

outlandish zine (U.S. and Canada) seeks “lovely pieces of poetry, visual poetry, art, and prose” (2000 word max.) for its inaugural print issue. Enjoys work with an edgy, rad, and experimental bent. Accepts world-wide submissions. Published contributors receive a free copy of the mag. Deadline: June 30, 2013.

May 062013
 

The Red Line Magazine (UK) is accepting submissions for Issue #3. Theme: The End. £50 prize for winning story of the issue. Shortlisted entries posted online. No entry fee. Length: 3500 words max. Deadline: May 17, 2013. Note: Website indicates April 30, but info confirmed by publisher. Submissions also open for Issue #4: Time. Deadline: June 30, 2013.

Apr 222013
 

The PuritanOnline quarterly The Puritan (Toronto) seeks fiction, poetry, reviews, literary essays, and interviews for Issue XXII: Summer 2013. “Submissions may push toward the symbolic frontier, challenging limitations and forging into previously unexplored aesthetic territory.” Deadline: June 21, 2013. Payment: $40-50 for prose and $15 for poetry.

Apr 032013
 

The Aspiring Canadian Poets Contest invites entries from Canadian poets (19+) who have not published any original creative writing (poems or prose). Prize: online publication, mention in Quill & Quire, and private online mentoring sessions with the contest judge (valued at $1,000). One entry per person. No entry fee. Deadline: June 1, 2013.

Mar 242013
 

Writing and art is being accepting for G.R.I.T.S.: Girls Raised In The South – An Anthology on Southern Queer Womyns’ Voices and their allies. Submit poetry (70 lines max, 3 poem limit), prose and essay (500 words max.), and short stories (1400 words max.). Also accepting artwork (3 images max., 300 DPI): digital images of original paintings, drawings, and photographs. Theme: “The connection between womyn as lovers, sisters and good friends, our personal growth and food by Queer womyn and their allies who live in the Southern United States.” Deadline: June 1, 2013. Send submissions to: southgrits@gmail.com. Details regarding publication date and remuneration not provided.

Mar 162013
 

Poetry Foundation Ghana invites entries for inaugural (2013) Ghana Poetry Prize. Prize: $1000. The aim of this prize is to support younger emerging poets. Open to international entrants. Submit up to two poems, 30 lines max. No entry fee. Deadline: June 30, 2013. Shortlist announced in July. Winner announced in September.

  • Guidelines: poetryfoundationghana.org/index.php/featured/poetry-news/item/674-ghana-poetry-prize-is-opened