Oct 302012
 

Entries are invited for the annual CBC short story contest: Canada Writes Short Story Prize. First Prize is $6000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, a two-week writing residency at The Banff Centre, and publication in enRoute magazine; 4 runners-up will each receive $1000, Length: 1200-1500 words. Entry fee: $25. Open to Canadian residents. Deadline: November 1, 2012.

Oct 302012
 

Anthology on infertility (US) seeks non-fiction first person narratives from people who have struggled or are currently struggling to have a baby. Looking for emotionally provocative and honest writing (dramatic or humorous) about experiences while trying to conceive. Length: 2500-5000 words. Email to submissions@unexpectedstories.com. Publication date dependent upon submissions received.

Oct 282012
 

International hypermedia journal BathHouse seeks submissions for issue 10.1. Theme: Involution (when something turns in on itself, shrinks, or returns to its original place or position).
Deadline: November 15, 2012. Prefers ‘hybrid work that hinges on a blur and questions the essential nature of “genre” and “discipline.”’

Oct 282012
 

Online journal The Bakery (US) features a new poem every morning. Seeks poems from a wide range of voices and styles. Appreciates poems that are good enough to eat — in a variety of ways (see About page). Also interested in poetry book reviews (full collections and chapbooks).

Oct 262012
 

New journal Transference (Western Michigan University) invites submissions of translated poetry for upcoming issues. Publishes translations from: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Classical Greek and Latin, Japanese, and Russian. Submit up to 4 poems, including a short commentary about the process of translating each poem. Send submissions as Word or PDF attachments with a cover letter to David Kutzko (david.kutzko@wmich.edu) and Molly Lynde-Recchia (molly.lynde-rechhia@wmich.edu).
Postmark deadline: January 13, 2013.

Oct 232012
 

Short and flash fiction stories wanted for a new daily fiction project, Inky Glory (UK). Length: 3000 words max. (500 words max. for flash). Initially accepted stories published online while an accompanying app for both iOS and Android is developed. Copyright remains with author and works accepted will be accessible for free.