Jun 212014
 

Roundup ZineOnline U.S. magazine The Round Up Writer’s Zine is looking for fresh, emerging writers looking for a place to share their work with like-minded people. Interested in short stories, nonfiction, poetry, quirky essays, and personal musings. Prefers submissions that are transgressive, dark and gritty. Snarky or sarcastic, edgy and/or possibly offensive are welcome. Deadline: September 30, 2014.

May 102014
 

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.

May 042014
 

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.

May 042014
 

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.

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 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.