Wanted: BANGs, WHAMs, KLONKs. Illiterature.

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Jan 162015

Puddles of Sky Press is looking for concrete/visual poems, comic strips, narrativeless comics, speech bubbles, BANGs, WHAMs, KLONKs, squares filled with text, squares filled with punctuation, squares filled with squares, typewriter poems, letraset poems etc. Theme: “illiterature. issue v. the graphic novel.” Deadline: May 1, 2015. Guidelines

Aug 222014

CAROUSEL, a hybrid literary/arts magazine representing new and established artists is currently accepting poetry (3-7 poems) and fiction (3000 words max.) submissions. Interested in all forms of poetry including traditional, formal, experimental and concrete. Not interested in prose that adheres to strict genre categories (sci-fi, fantasy, or horror). Deadline: September 8, 2014.

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.

Jun 302013

Pithead ChapelMonthly online journal Pithead Chapel (Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, US) seeks gutsy narratives (literary fiction and nonfiction). Length: 4000 words max. Particularly interested in essays (personal, memoir, lyric, travel, experimental, etc.) that move. Reads year-round. Volunteer-run literary journal.

May 182013

typewriter70x80Canadian Women in the Literary Arts (CWILA) seeks essays on any topic relating to literary arts by female Canadian writers. Welcomes attention to topics or voices that have been marginalized or neglected by the mainstream literary culture. Possible genres: creative non-fiction, literary criticism, book or oeuvre reviews, interdisciplinary studies. Writers are especially encouraged to revitalize or re-imagine the form of the essay itself. Payment: $150 honorarium.