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.

Oct 242013

Pithead Chapel coverMonthly 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.


Aug 062013

Red Kitty logoRed Kitty is a webzine and limited run print zine based out of Austin, TX. Accepting poetry, prose, short fiction, personal narrative, humor, and experimental journalism; illustration, photography, and doodles; and sound portraits, video art, and spoken word. Prefers works that takes risks and gets messy, including the “strange, thought-provoking, funny, demented.” Deadline: rolling.

Jul 232013

Women in Nature photoLouise Grace Publishing (US) seeks true nature stories of insight, inspiration, and exploration for an anthology, Women in Nature. Story length: 750-2000 words. From wilderness living to urban gardening, stories should reflect a transforming or transcending connection to nature. Looking for narratives “about living with the earth, not on her.” Deadline: September 1, 2013. Open to women 18+.

Jul 062013

The Hilt coverOnline magazine THE ◆ HILT (Toronto, ON) is looking for nonfiction, poetry, essays, and musing for an upcoming issue about collections. “What it is to be a ‘collector’? Why is that gross sock lucky? How did you get that scar across every toe but one?” True narratives only. Length: 500-1500 words. Deadline: August 16, 2013.

Dec 062012

The Capilano Review (BC) invites entries for their micro narrative contest. First prize: $300, publication in special issue, and subscription. Submit narrative sequences of three parts in 140 characters max. Entry fee (one 3-part series per entry): $35 / $45 (CAD) international. Deadline: December 31, 2012.

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