Novelty. (UK) seeks submissions for their 6th issue. Theme: Chasing Chimeras. “Whether you’re fighting a personal or public monster, are mutating into your next configuration, or are building a brighter ideal ahead we want to hear from you.” Open to poetry, essay, fiction, flash fiction, mixed media and other forms of writing of art. Deadline: October 31, 2016.
Bad Movies is a print and digital magazine featuring personal stories and essays about pop culture. Theme for the next issue: “identity.” Looking for essays that examine the ways media interacts with and affects various aspects of our identities. Deadline: December 31, 2016.
Bonk! is an experimental print publication looking for writing and art. Theme for next issue: LINES (open to interpretation but include comment on how the submission fits with the theme). Open to fiction, journalism, poetry, essays, reviews, musings, ideas, weirdnesses, and sounds. “Be bold.” Deadline: November 30, 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.
Pithead Chapel is a monthly online journal of short fiction and nonfiction. Currently seeking “gutsy narratives” up to 4,000 words. Particularly interested in essays (personal, memoir, lyric, travel, experimental, etc.). Deadline: Rolling.
Quilt of Life, a new bi-weekly blog invites submissions about mentoring, foster care, and adoption. Welcomes prose (1000–2500 words) poetry (up to five), photography, and art. Deadline: Rolling. Guidelines.
Cargo, an online literary magazine that focuses on narrative and growth through travel and exploration, is looking for creative nonfiction, memoir, personal essay, poetry, book reviews, and visual art. Submissions should evoke a strong sense of character, setting, movement, and the internal journey. Deadline: Rolling.