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 Deadline: January 15, 2013 (extended).

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 Acceptance notices sent late November. Small writers fee for accepted work. Theme: Beginnings and endings. Deadline: October 15, 2012.

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 Deadline: November 30, 2012.

Aug 232012

Indian Ink, a bi-monthly print magazine (Kannur, Kerala) seeks submissions from emerging and established writers. Welcomes international writers.

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 Deadline: October 15, 2012.

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.

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.