Print journal Still Point Arts Quarterly (US) seeks a broad range of non-fiction, fiction, and poetry about art, the idea of art, the making of art, art history, being an artist, creativity, inspiration, the artist’s medium, etc. Deadline: May and August 2013.
Deadline extended. Entries are invited for the Arc Poem of the Year Contest. Grand prize: $5000. Shortlist: 50 shortlisted poems, pending permission of their authors, will be eligible for the Readers’ Choice Award (via online voting). Length: 100 lines max. Entry fee: $32 (includes subscription). Deadline: March 1, 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.
The Kalaparva (India) is accepting work for their next online issue (March 15, 2013). Accepts commentary, reviews, conversations, and luminaries. Length: 500-600 words. Shorter pieces considered in exceptional cases. Deadline: February 28, 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.
Oolichan Books is accepting picture book submissions from Canadian poets who have published work(s) in books, anthologies, and/or literary magazines, and journals. Seeking stories that deal with age appropriate issues (under 7) and are supported by a strong narrative. Length: 1250 words max. Deadline: February 24, 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.