Print journal the Humber Literary Review (Toronto) seeks submissions for their second issue. Looking for fiction, poetry, essays, reviews, artwork, and comix. Deadline: June 30, 2014.
- Guidelines: humberliteraryreview.com/submissions
The Impressment Gang (Nova Scotia) invites submissions for their second issue. What they like: poetry that is “smart, original, and heartfelt.” Also accepts fiction, non-fiction and other prose that “knocks [their] socks off.” Contributors currently receive two print copies + e-copy.
The Vallum Award for Poetry 2014 is open for entries. First prize: $750 + publication. Entry fee: $25 (includes a free one-year subscription to Vallum). Deadline: July 15, 2014.
The Frank Martin Review, a new, semi-annual, independent literary journal based out of Columbia, SC, is accepting submissions for the print edition: Fiction and creative nonfiction – one piece up to 10,000 words, or up to five shorter pieces/micro-memoirs/lyric essays (1,000 words max. each); poetry: up to five poems. Also looking for contributing and guest bloggers.
Parts of the Whole: Poetry of the Body is looking for poems about the body. Submit up to 4 poems in any style to the editors (M. E. Silverman and Jillian Phillips) at firstname.lastname@example.org. Length: 80 lines max. (or approximately 2 pages). Include a brief bio (150 words max.) and attach poems in Word or RTF. Include a brief explanation of how the work fits the theme. Will consider previously published poems if acknowledged in cover letter and rights are available. Deadline: September 15, 2014.
Understorey Magazine (Nova Scotia) is seeking fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry by women or teens on the theme of motherhood (defined broadly). Small honorarium. Deadline: September 15, 2014.
The Gap-Toothed Madness is an independent lit mag out of Sacramento, CA. Currently accepting “poetry, short fiction, essays, ramblings, photography, art of all kinds, and whatever else.” Deadline: Open.
Online 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.
Chameleon Press and Cha: An Asian Literary Journal invite writers to submit poems to Desde Hong Kong: poets in conversation with Octavio Paz, a collection in celebration of the centenary of the great Mexican poet, Octavio Paz. Poems should be rooted in, from or about Hong Kong. The book will be published by Chameleon Press. Deadline: July 31, 2014.
In/Words (Canada) is accepting submissions of poetry, fiction, non-fiction and visual art for Issue 13.3. Length: Poetry – 5 poems totalling up to 150 lines; Prose – 2000 words max. Deadline: June 15, 2014.
Entries are invited for The London Magazine‘s Poetry Competition 2014. For the first time since its resurgence, the magazine is hosting a worldwide poetry competition, open for all ages. First prize: £200 (plus publications in a future issue). Entry fee: £5. Deadline: June 30, 2014.
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.