Wanted: Writing that slows down, looks at the past

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Jun 062015
 

Cargo, an online literary magazine that focuses on narrative and growth through travel and exploration, is looking for creative nonfiction, memoir, personal essay, poetry, book reviews, and visual art. Submissions should evoke a strong sense of character, setting, movement, and the internal journey. Deadline: Rolling. Guidelines.
 

Seeking writing about ‘women of color’

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May 302015
 

Room Magazine invites submissions for an upcoming issue: Women of Colour. They welcome fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, and art about the experience of being racialized, dealing with racial discrimination, grappling with representation, defining one’s identity or identities, lost and reclaimed histories, as well as stories about loss, love, heartbreak, and triumph. Deadline: July 31, 2015. Guidelines.
 

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.
 

Wanted: Writing from Michigan and Canada

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May 232015
 

Urban Farmhouse Press is currently seeking essays on the craft of writing the upcoming Ford City Workshop Anthology. Specifically interested in craft essays focused on poetry, fiction, and literary science fiction. Selected essays will appear in an upcoming anthology of essays. Length: 2000-9500 words. Strongly encourages submissions from Canada and Michigan. Authors of pieces selected for this anthology will receive a small cash honorarium plus two copies. Deadline: September 30, 2015. Guidelines.
 

Trio of writing contests (May 31 deadline)

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May 232015
 

Tethered by Letters welcomes entries for their Spring 2015 Literary Contests: short story (1,000 to 7,500 words, open genre), flash fiction (55, 250, or 500 words), and poetry (max of three pages per poem). TBL strives to publish writers with engaging stories, vivid characters, and fresh writing styles. Prizes: $500 (short story), $150 (flash fiction), and $150 (poetry). Deadline: May 31, 2015. Entry fees: range $7-$15. Guidelines.
 

Paying magazine seeks game fiction

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May 232015
 

Gold Shader (Canada) is accepting submissions for their Game Fiction Anthology. Game fiction is an umbrella term used to categorize any work of literature inspired by the activity of playing, making, or even just thinking about games. Pays 1 cent/word for stories 1000 to 8000 words long. Deadline: June 30, 2015. Guidelines.
 

This journal has an issue with men

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Apr 122015
 

The Ilanot Review invites submissions about “the male, the masculine sex/gender” for their next issue. Publishes fiction (5000 words max.), creative non-fiction (3000 words max.), poetry (up to four poems), translations and art. Welcome work that challenges conventions of form, style and content. Deadline: April 30, 2015. Guidelines.