Southword Journal Online (published twice yearly by The Munster Literature Centre) seeks poems and prose (in English and Irish) for their summer issue. Deadline: March 15, 2016. Payment for accepted pieces: €30/poem and/or €120/story.
Sulphur, Laurentian University’s literary journal, is seeking submissions for poetry, fiction, and nonfiction in English and/or in French. Open to emerging and established writers and artists around the world. Submit to firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline: February 15, 2016
Online and print UK journal WILDNESS wants work that evokes the unknown. Seeks poetry, fiction, and nonfiction for their third issue (April 2016). Length: 2500 words or 80 lines max. Deadline: March 4, 2016.
Tumblr site PROM zine seeks poetry, nonfiction, and short stories about prom — the good, the bad, and the ugly. Length: 500 words max. Planning for spring publishing date. All accepted submissions receive a hard copy of the zine. Deadline: March 6, 2016.
Understorey Magazine seeks fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and spoken word for special issue on women and justice (Women and Justice in Canada). Welcomes diversity of voice, experience and perspective. Length: 1500 words or 5 poems. Open to Canadians (including residents) who self-identify as women. Honorarium available for accepted pieces. Deadline: May 1, 2016.
The Wax Paper, a literary and arts journal printed as a newsprint broadsheet, is accepting submissions of all forms of written word, image, and collected conversation. Advice to writers: Read the publication’s manifesto. Deadline: June 30, 2016.
The Norton Center invites submissions of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction for EAT: A Literature and Photography Installation Event. Pieces can be about eating in all configurations: literal, figurative, experimental, dark, nostalgic, satirical, etc. Selected works exhibited alongside a photographic interpretation of each piece by Kentucky photographer, Sarah Jane Sanders. Deadline: February 5, 2016.
The Turnip Truck(s) is interested in the dialectics of the human and its environment(s). Seeking submissions for their second issue and first contest, The Road. Interested in essays, poems, and stories. Welcomes work that addresses anything from a traditional hero’s journey to learning to traverse a foreign land; embraces a new perspective; or navigates the Internet super highway. Reading fee: $3. entry fee: $12. Deadline: March 1, 2016.
Galleon is looking for fiction and poetry for issue V. Publishes work by Atlantic Canadians or related to the region, but there is room for submissions “from away.” Fiction: 5000 words max. Poetry: 100 lines max. Payment: One copy. Deadline: May 1, 2016.
New podcast No Resemblance (Canada) is looking for stories of lives lived and paths taken that in no way bear any resemblance to everyday life. Seeks authors who want to hear their pieces read aloud in some combination of audiobook and podcast form. Short fiction (max 4,000 words) should be gripping and adventurous, with a taut plotline and compelling, active characters. Any genres welcome. Open to international subs. Deadline: April 30, 2016.
KAPSULA Magazine (Canada) is looking for texts on what it means to be animal, and how the question of the animal resonates in visual art, new media and installation, film, literature, or other creative genres. Open to abstracts, finished texts and project proposals. Deadline: March 4, 2016.
Effervescent Magazine invites submissions for Issue 1. Theme: Juvenescence — “works that illustrate youth, that brim with the ephemeral magic of discovery, of new experiences.” Open to prose, poetry, and random creative thoughts. Deadline: March 25, 2016.
The Paragon Journal are looking for submissions from young authors for their second online literary magazine. Open to poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and plays. Deadline: March 18, 2016.
Multi-genre, interdisciplinary journal Barzakh (University at Albany, SUNY) is looking for fiction, poetry, and criticism “that pushes against complacent taxonomies and finds itself well off the beaten path.” Submit 5 poems or up to 25 pages of prose. Deadline: March 7, 2016.
Momma Tried is accepting submissions of non-fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry for their third issue. Works containing nudity or sexual themes are welcome, but not a requirement. Deadline: May 30, 2016.
Quarter Castle Publishing is accepting submission for completed, tradition fantasy manuscripts from residents of Nova Scotia. Length: 75,000-120,000 words. Deadline: Ongoing.
Quarter Castle Publishing is looking for short stories set in 1917 Halifax, Nova Scotia, for a short story collection to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion. Payment: $40 per accepted story. Deadline: March 31, 2017.
Quarterly litmag Halcyon Days is accepting for stories, poems, and articles. Looking for peaceful and “keep calm” themes. Deadline: March 10, 2016.
Femmeuary! (UK) is seeking submissions of short fiction, poetry and opinion pieces on the loose theme of feminism. Length: 3000 words max or six poems. Deadline: February 1, 2016.