Mar 242014
 

Buttontapper Press is seeking short erotica submissions for a 2015 anthology of sexy shorts. Pieces should be 2,000 words or less, “with emphasis on hot sex, unique characters and an overall distinction of intelligent smut.” Authors whose works are accepted for inclusion will receive quarterly royalties, based on sales, plus digital copies of the book. Deadline: July 31, 2014.

Mar 242014
 

The Writing Menopause Anthology wants to make “women of a certain age” visible in all their grey-haired glory. Looking for short fiction, creative non-fiction, flash fiction and poetry. Writers can be living through it, writing through or about it, or witnessing it. The editors invite submissions to “be funny, be furious, be the eye of the storm. Be courageous and outrageous.” No how-tos or medical/quasi-medical advice. Length: 2500 words max. and up to three poems. Email submissions as Word attachments to: writingmenopause@gmail.com. Deadline: June 30, 2014
 

Jan 132014
 

Stained Pages PressCanadian literary food quarterly Beer and Butter Tarts seeks essays, articles, short fiction, poetry, and artwork for Issue #2. Submissions must be food-related and Canadian in topic (Halifax donairs, story of red fife wheat, etc.) and timeless. No recipes, events, news, etc. Payment: Copy and small stipend (TBD). Deadline: January 31, 2014.

Dec 102013
 

Canadian independent print/online publication, SEEZ Magazine, seeks work for an upcoming issue (#4). Theme: “Cold as Ice.” Accepts short fiction, prose, art, poetry, articles, essays, comics, creative non-fiction, and more. Work must meet the magazine’s “low standards and loose morals.” Deadline: January 7, 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 122013
 

In My Bed print cover‘Sexy and sensual literary arts magazine’ IN MY BED (Canada) is back and is seeking submissions for an upcoming print issue. Looking for poetry, short fiction, novel excerpts, painting, photography, and art. Theme: Sex toys. Prefers work that transcends traditional erotica and uses art and writing to explore, observe, and exhibit themes in an experimental and abstract manner. Deadline: December 1, 2013.

Nov 122013
 

Black Heart Magazine coverIndependent online journal Black Heart Magazine (U.S) seeks short fiction for its weekday (M-F) publication cycle. Length: 1500 words max. All genres accepted, with a literary angle preferred. Appreciates ‘short-form modern literature, from pulp to literary fiction and everything in-between.’ Deadline: Ongoing.

Oct 022013
 

Soliloquies, Concordia University’s undergraduate literary journal (Montreal, QC) is accepting submissions from writers and artists from around the world for issue 18.1. Looking for poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction, drama, visual art and comics. Any theme, any style. Deadline: October 25, 2013.

Aug 012013
 

ArtAscent invites entries for their Figures International Writing Competition. First prize: $50 and publication. Theme: Figures — human beauty, creature shadows, unexpected forms. Diverse interpretations of the human figure will be considered. Entries may include fiction, non-fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (1000 words max.). Entry fee: $7. Deadline: August 31, 2013