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.

Dec 222013
 

ArtAscent invites entries for their “Dark” International Art Competition. First prize: $50 and publication. Theme: Home — a building, a room, a space. Entries may include fiction, non-fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 1000 words). Previously published or unpublished are eligible. Writers retain copyrights. Entry fee: $7. Deadline: December 31, 2013

Dec 222013
 

cactusheartOnline journal Cactus Heart Literary Magazine (U.S.) seeks poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and photography for Issue #7 (e-Issue). 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: January 9, 2014.

Dec 102013
 

New online literary magazine The Trillium is looking for submissions of poetry, essays, short stories, flash fiction, and non-fiction for the debut issue (February 2014). Submit up to 5 poems, 2 short stories/non-fiction/essays, or 5 pieces of flash fiction. Send in the body (not as an attachment) of an email to thetrilliummagazine@live.com. Include max. 50-word author bio, written in the third person. No payment. All rights are retained by the author. Deadline: January 2014
 

Nov 272013
 

The Furious Gazelle seeks short stories, micro fiction, flash fiction, nonfiction, poetry, short plays, monologues, novel excerpts and art. Wants writing that is “good and well written” and art that is “artistic.” Length: 8000 words max. Deadline: ongoing.

Nov 112013
 

Humber Literary ReviewThe Humber Literary Review (Toronto), a new literary and arts magazine established by the English Department of Humber College, seeks submissions for its debut issue. Accepting quality fiction, nonfiction, essays, poetry, and artwork from prominent and emerging voices. Looking for work that is provocative, inspiring, entertaining, and exciting. Deadline: December 1, 2013.