Wanted: Writing about bones and fingernails

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May 302015

Cactus Heart seeks new and original poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and art for their December print issue. Theme: Bodies. Seeking work that is physical, visceral, organic. “We’re hungry for writing and artwork that smells, that pulses, that inhabits the space that makes us human and animal. Bring us organs, flesh, bones, fingernails, teeth, skin, skulls.” No objectification or exploitation of the body. Deadline: October 1, 2015. Guidelines.

New queer mags seeks writing/art for debut issue

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Jan 182015

Two queer magazines (his + her) under the same publishing umbrella are seeking written and visual submissions for their inaugural issues. Open to illustrations, photo-essays, non-academic essays, personal reflections, poetry, and interviews/features. Writing should be light-hearted and of general interest, yet still carry some gravitas. Deadline: January 20, 2015. Guidelines.

Seeking all things galactic / cosmic / outer spacey

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Jan 142015

Writing wanted for an international print collection and mix tape dedicated to our universe: Art / Poetry / Sounds From the Milky Way. Seeking sound pieces (4-5 minutes max.), poetry (4 max.) and art (comics/zines/doodles welcome). “Looking for things that are kinda weird; kinda remixed; definitely underground. Collaborations encouraged. Deadline: March 31, 2015. Guidelines.

Wanted: Work that “tastes good on the tongue”

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Oct 212014

Duende Literary Journal is accepting prose, poetry, hybrid work, translations, collaborations, and visual art. The online literary journal of Goddard College’s BFA Program “seeks authenticity & soulfulness, earthiness & expressiveness, a chill up the spine.” Deadline: November 15, 2014. Guidelines.

Aug 222014

NonBinary Review, the quarterly literary publication of Zoetic Press, wants art and literature “that tiptoes the tightrope between now and then … and language that makes us reach for a dictionary, a tissue, or both.” Open to work of a hybrid or experimental nature. Each issue is themed; authors are invited to explore each theme in any way that speaks to them: re-write a familiar story from a new point of view, mash genres together, give us a personal essay about some aspect of our theme that has haunted you all your life. Themes: L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz (Deadline: October 31) and Bulfinch’s Mythology: The Age of Fable (Deadline: January 31, 2015). Pays 1 cent per word for prose/hybrid work, $10 flat fee per poem, and $25 flat fee for art.

Aug 122014

Online journal Wild Quarterly seeks work that intersects with culture. Encourages new, emerging, and established writers. Length: 2000 words max. Accepts fiction, flash fiction, nonfiction, stand-alone novel excerpts, poetry (up to 3), memoir, personal essays, and creative nonfiction. Also interested in art and photography, plus reviews and interviews. Deadline: Open submissions.

Aug 032014

cactusheartOnline journal Cactus Heart Literary Magazine (U.S.) Cactus Heart seeks new and original poetry, fiction, nonfiction, photography and art for Issue #9 (e-Issue). Wants “spiny writing & art — sharp, relentless, coursing with energy and able to thrive in the harshest of places, all while maintaining a vulnerable, succulent interior.”

Aug 022014

inmybed_cover‘Sexy and sensual literary arts magazine’ IN MY BED (Canada) welcomes submissions for their 7th print issue. Theme: breakfast in bed. Writers, painters, illustrators, poets, photographers and artists are invited to “imagine beyond their means.” Prefers work that transcends traditional erotica and uses art and writing to explore, observe, and exhibit themes in an experimental and abstract manner. Deadline: September 1, 2014.

May 042014

3Elements Literary Review (US) is seeking fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, and photography submissions for its July issue. 3ER is a themed literary journal, where each quarter three elements/words are released that must be incorporated in your story or poem. The current elements are: Carnival, Residue, Maudlin. Deadline: June 1, 2014.