Apr 062014
 

Paragon VI, Memorial University’s (NL) literary journal, seeks submissions for its next issue (Summer 2014). Accepting fiction, non-fiction, poetry, artwork, photography, and mixed media (i.e. visual/literary artwork). Poetry/Art: max. 3 pieces. Fiction/creative Non-fiction: max. 2500 word. Send in Word document to paragoncollection@gmail.com; include a separate cover page with the author’s name, title of submission, address, e-mail address and telephone number. Pages containing actual submission text should NOT include author information. Canadian residents only. Free copy for those selected for publication. Deadline: April 15, 2014.

Apr 062014
 

ArtAscent invites entries for their International Art Competition. First prize: $50 and publication. Theme: Desire. Entries may include fiction, non-fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 900 words). Previously published or unpublished are eligible. Writers retain copyright. Entry fee: $10. Deadline: April 30, 2014

Mar 242014
 

The Masters Review is accepting submissions from students in graduate-level creative writing programs. MFA, MA, and PhD students invited to submit up to 7000 words of fiction or narrative nonfiction. Chosen work will be printed for national distribution in The Masters Review’s third volume, available in October 2014. Deadline: March 31, 2014.

Mar 242014
 

Extraordinarium Digital Press (Canada) seeks non-fiction and fiction book-length works and anthologies that focus on experiences, studies and imaginative works about extraordinary things — when the unexpected happens in transformative ways. Published in ebook format. Royalty-sharing. Topics range from travel to the supernatural, cultural exchanges to speculations. Deadline: Ongoing

Mar 102014
 

Nat Brut coverNat. Brut is a multimedia online literary magazine featuring art, writing, and culture. Currently seeking submissions for their late summer issue. Publishes poetry, fiction, essays, interviews, reviews (books, film, and other media), satire/humor pieces, short screenplays and theater scripts, and creative nonfiction/literary journalism, as well as visual art, short films, and audio content. Deadline: May 31, 2014.

Mar 092014
 

40 Below: Volume 2 is an anthology of writing about or inspired by winters in Alberta. Seeking short fiction (5000 words max), poetry, and non-fiction that celebrates the coldest season — from Fort Vermillion to Coutts, from Lloydminster to Lake Louise. Open to all writers, but encourages writing from Albertans. Contributors paid an honorarium for accepted pieces. Deadline: June 13, 2014.

Mar 092014
 

cactusheartOnline journal Cactus Heart Literary Magazine (U.S.) poetry, fiction, nonfiction, & photography for Issue #8 (e-Issue) and Issue #8.5 (print). Looking “your spiny, your sharp, your relentless… work coursing with energy and able to thrive in the harshest of places, while maintaining a vulnerable, succulent interior.” Deadline: April 10, 2014.