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.
Soliloquies Anthology, Concordia University’s undergraduate literary journal, is accepting writing in the following genres: Poetry (max. 5 pages), fiction (max. 3500 words), and creative nonfiction (max. 3500 words). Open to emerging and established writers around the world. Deadline: February 5, 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.
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.
Room Magazine invites entries from writers who identify as women or genderqueer for their annual creative nonfiction writing contest. First prize: $500 + publication. Entry fee: $35 (includes subscription). Deadline: March 8, 2016.
Online literary magazine Cargo focuses on narrative and growth through travel and exploration. Seeks creative nonfiction, memoir, personal essay, poetry, book reviews, visual art, and photography. Prefers work that evokes a strong sense of character, setting, movement, and the internal journey — writing that asks us to slow down and consider our past for a moment. Deadline: Rolling.
Online quarterly Lunaris Review, a Journal of Art and the Literary (Nigeria), publishes work that brings “together creative minds to a common platform of artistry and beauty while providing the audience a satisfying read”. Publishes fiction (flash fiction and short story), creative nonfiction, essays, and poetry. Accepts international submissions. Deadline: Rolling.
Fox Adoption Magazine is celebrating their first anniversary and is seeking submissions. Publishes one piece per week. Welcomes prose (including flash, short stories and creative non-fiction), poetry, and art. Deadline: Rolling.