TERSE, a new journal on the posthuman condition, is looking for writing that merges the metaphysical, digital, and political. Tagline: “a post-avant grindcore narrative assemblage for transhumanist cyberpunks.” Columnists receive a stipend of $25 per monthly article. Publishes digital issues monthly and print anthologies annually. Submit three sample pieces (prose: essays, creative non-fiction, flash fiction, sci fi) as your “audition” to the publication along with social media handles and/or personal blog/website for consideration. Deadline: April 20, 2017.
Rigorous is a new online journal highlighting the works of authors, artists, critics, and educators of color. Publishes fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and any other artistic creations by people of color. Deadline: April 5, 2017
Quarterly online journal 3Elements Review is accepting submissions for Issue 15. Include these three elements in any poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction submission: YARD SALE, TEMPLE, and VISITATION. Deadline: April 30, 2017.
Tethered By Letters invites entries for the F(r)iction Winter Literary Competition. Four categories: Creative nonfiction (1000-7500 words), Short stories of any genre (1000-7500 words), flash fiction (750 words max.) and poetry (3 pages max.). Prizes range from $300-$1000, depending on category. Winners will be published in a future issue of F(r)iction. Entry fees: $8-$15, depending on category. Deadline: March 1, 2017 (Creative nonfiction deadline is April 1, 2017).
Asian Cha is accepting submissions for “Writing Japan,” an edition of the journal devoted to work from and/or about Japan. Looking for work by Japanese and non-Japanese writers writing in relation to Japan, as well as work that challenges fixed ideas about Japanese identity and the Japanese experience. Interested in translations, poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Deadline: May 31, 2017.
Compose: A Journal of Simply Good Writing seeks poetry, literary fiction, creative nonfiction, and photography/art for their Spring 2017 issue. Publishes work by established and emerging writers. Deadline: January 31, 2017.
Practical Politicking (US) is looking for creative nonfiction and nonfiction articles on politics. Everyone has opinions on political matters; they’re interested in the “who, what, where, and why” you have those opinions. “How-to” articles on political activism are also welcome. Theme: “All politics are local and personal.” Submissions of 500-700 words should be sent to email@example.com. Rolling deadline: Fridays @ 5pm EST.