BC publisher seeks non-fiction manuscripts

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Aug 282012
 

Coastal West Publishing (Canada) is open to non-fiction submissions that ‘teach, inspire in positive ways and provide hope and change to the readers.’ True crime manuscripts accepted as long as the novel does not glorify crime or criminal activities.

UK ezine seeks poetry and fiction

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Aug 282012
 

International e-magazine The Missing Slate (UK) is looking for submissions of original poetry, short fiction, and artwork, as well as reviews of contemporary poetry and fiction. Deadline: October 31, 2012.

Wanted: Writing about creating/enjoying art

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Aug 262012
 

Print journal Still Point Arts Quarterly (US) is looking for short articles, essays, fiction, and poetry about art, the idea of art, the making of art, being an artist, creativity, inspiration, the artist’s medium, etc. (no technique). Questions can be sent to info@stillpointartgallery.com. Deadline: November 15, 2012.

Seeking writing on the Manson Girls

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Aug 262012
 

Tightrope Books (Canada) seeks fiction and poetry. Theme: The Manson Girls. In August 1969, seven people were shot stabbed and bludgeoned to death in L.A. What were these women thinking, doing, feeling, intending to do? What are they doing now? Submit to tightropebooks2012@gmail.com. Deadline: January 15, 2013 (extended).

New Canadian magazine seeks literary work

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Aug 262012
 

The Acrobat (Canada) is currently seeking original fiction and poetry for its premiere issue, slated for December. Submit Fiction (3500 words max.) and Poetry (4 poems max.) to info@tightropebooks.com. Acceptance notices sent late November. Small writers fee for accepted work. Theme: Beginnings and endings. Deadline: October 15, 2012.

Wanted: Writing on ‘committed citizenship’

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Aug 262012
 

Common Virtues (U.S.; no link) seeks writing that ‘bridges the failure of politics to foster unity by encouraging work for the common good across individual differences.’ Poets are invited to reflect on justice, compassion, generosity, and mutual concern as virtues of committed citizenship. For guidelines contact vklimoski@gmail.com. Deadline: November 30, 2012.

Seeking veteran-related writing on social causes

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Aug 262012
 

Soldiers for the Cause (U.S.) is a activist blog aspiring to be the inverse of a Soldier of Fortune Magazine. Seeks to be an outlet for veterans, families, and activists to voice opinions on social causes. Accepting veteran-related essays, articles, and media analysis.

India print journal seeks writing

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Aug 232012
 

Indian Ink, a bi-monthly print magazine (Kannur, Kerala) seeks submissions from emerging and established writers. Welcomes international writers. indian.ink.mag@gmail.com

Seeking writing about art and spirituality

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Aug 072012
 

Print publication Stone Voices (US) is looking for articles, essays, fiction, and poetry about the connection between art and spirituality as it relates to the making of art, history of art, spiritual awakening, mindfulness, and more. Questions can be sent to info@stonevoices.co. Deadline: October 15, 2012.

Australian journal seeks writing from LGBT community

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Aug 052012
 

Verity La is an Australian on-line creative arts journal, publishing short fiction and poetry, cultural comment, photomedia, reviews, and interviews. Open to writing on all topics. Currently looking for well-written work from the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community.

Israeli journal seeks writing on ‘foreign bodies’

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Aug 052012
 

The Ilanot Review, an Israeli journal for creative writing in English, is open to international poetry, fiction and non-fiction submissions. Welcomes
original work and works in translation. Theme: Foreign Bodies. Deadline: October 30, 2012

Wanted: Sports-themed writing with literary edge

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Aug 012012
 

The Barnstormer (Canada) seeks sports-related stories and poetry with a literary edge. All are sports considered, and definition of sport is open. Appreciates writing that is ‘timely, but with a healthy dose of nostalgia.’ Current special call for poetry about the Olympics. Also publishes essays, memoirs, predictions, lamentations, interviews, profiles, book reviews, and novel excerpts.