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.
Pithead Chapel (US) seeks literary fiction submissions up to 4000 words. Also publishes one flash fiction piece (1000 words max) per issue.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: November 15, 2012.
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 email@example.com. Deadline: January 15, 2013 (extended).
Contemporary Literary Review India (CLRI) is a literary journal in English, publishing poems, stories, film reviews, book reviews, essays, and criticism. Open to international writers.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Acceptance notices sent late November. Small writers fee for accepted work. Theme: Beginnings and endings. Deadline: October 15, 2012.
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 email@example.com. Deadline: November 30, 2012.
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.
Indian Ink, a bi-monthly print magazine (Kannur, Kerala) seeks submissions from emerging and established writers. Welcomes international writers. firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com. Deadline: October 15, 2012.
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.
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
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.