Print journal the Humber Literary Review (Toronto) seeks submissions for their second issue. Looking for fiction, poetry, essays, reviews, artwork, and comix. Deadline: June 30, 2014.
- Guidelines: humberliteraryreview.com/submissions
The Impressment Gang (Nova Scotia) invites submissions for their second issue. What they like: poetry that is “smart, original, and heartfelt.” Also accepts fiction, non-fiction and other prose that “knocks [their] socks off.” Contributors currently receive two print copies + e-copy.
The Frank Martin Review, a new, semi-annual, independent literary journal based out of Columbia, SC, is accepting submissions for the print edition: Fiction and creative nonfiction – one piece up to 10,000 words, or up to five shorter pieces/micro-memoirs/lyric essays (1,000 words max. each); poetry: up to five poems. Also looking for contributing and guest bloggers.
Understorey Magazine (Nova Scotia) is seeking fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry by women or teens on the theme of motherhood (defined broadly). Small honorarium. Deadline: September 15, 2014.
The Gap-Toothed Madness is an independent lit mag out of Sacramento, CA. Currently accepting “poetry, short fiction, essays, ramblings, photography, art of all kinds, and whatever else.” Deadline: Open.
In/Words (Canada) is accepting submissions of poetry, fiction, non-fiction and visual art for Issue 13.3. Length: Poetry – 5 poems totalling up to 150 lines; Prose – 2000 words max. Deadline: June 15, 2014.
NonBinary Review (US), the quarterly literary publication of Zoetic Press, wants art and literature that tiptoes the tightrope between now and then, makes readers reach for a dictionary or a tissue or both. Poetry, fiction, nonfiction, hybrid, art. Upcoming issues: Issue #2 (September 2014): Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Issue #3 (December 2014): L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz. Pays 1 cent per word for prose/hybrid work, $10 flat fee per poem, and $25 flat fee for art.
The Rusty Toque (Western University) invites entries for their first annual 2014 Fiction Chapbook Contest. Chapbook submissions can include stories, micro-fiction or a longer short story. Prize: $800 + chapbook publication (e-book and print) + a fiction prize pack. Entry fee: $15. Length: 25-40 pages. International submissions welcome. Deadline: June 1, 2014.
Micro publisher Malinki Press (Dublin) invites entries for the Second Annual Love on the Road Writing Contest. First prize: $200. Submit a 5,000-word fiction or nonfiction story about love and travel. Selected stories will be published in the anthology Love on the Road 2014: Another Twelve Tales of Love and Travel. Reading fee: $10. Deadline: July 31, 2014.
The Dream Quest One.com invites international entries for their Poetry & Writing Contest. Accepting poems (30 lines max.) and short stories (5 pages max.) on any subject or theme. First prize poetry: US$250; first prize short fiction: US$500. Entry fees: $5 (poetry) and $10 (fiction). Deadline: July 31, 2014,
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.