Online journal The Turnip Truck(s) seeks creative and critical submissions concerned with the dialectics of the human and its environment(s). Submit one essay/story or five poems. Deadline: Rolling. Guidelines.
great weather for MEDIA (New York) seeks poetry, flash fiction, short stories, dramatic monologues, and creative nonfiction for their annual print anthology. Focus on the fearless, the unpredictable, and experimental. Welcomes submissions from international writers. Deadline: January 15, 2016. Guidelines.
Polychrome Ink seeks submissions for Volume Three. Interested in diverse poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. Defines diversity as anyone who: does not consider themselves to be white, heterosexual, and/or cisgender; is Intersex; is neuroatypical, and/or who is physically disabled. Pays $15-$40. Deadline: December 27, 2015. Guidelines.
Monthly journal The Cardiff Review is a magazine of contemporary graduate writing. Publishes fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Publication precedence is given to post-graduate students, but also considers work from emerging writers. Accepting submissions for the January, February and March digital issues. Deadline: Rolling. Guidelines.
The Puritan: Frontiers of New English (online quarterly) seeks poetry, fiction, essays, interviews, and reviews for Issue 31: Fall 2015. Boundary-pushing encouraged; however, there is room for any work that is original, intelligent, and engaging. Payment: $15-$100. Deadline: September 25, 2015. Guidelines.
SAD Mag, a Vancouver-based arts and culture magazine, welcomes poetry and fiction submissions of up to 1000 words related to the theme of high school (writers are encouraged to interpret the theme creatively and broadly). Selected submissions will be published online alongside an illustration by a featured artist. Particularly interested in the work of queer or emerging writers, especially those based in Vancouver or the Lower Mainland. Deadline: September 15, 2015. Guidelines.
The Kingston University London’s Creative Writing MFA literary blog Words, Pauses, Noises is looking for submissions of prose (300-1500 words), poetry, book reviews, interviews, and anything literary. Of particular interest: stories full of whimsy, wonder, and adventure. Deadline: Ongoing. Guidelines.
Clockhouse Literary Magazine accepts works of poetry, fiction, memoir, creative nonfiction, and dramatic works for stage or screen. Encourages submissions from both established and emerging writers, and are especially interested in diverse voices and nontraditional narratives seeking to understand our place in the world. Deadline: December 1, 2015. Guidelines.
Sequestrum (Iowa) is accepting fiction, nonfiction, and poetry submissions for their Fall-Winter 2015 Issue. Length: 8,000 word limit for prose, 35 lines for poetry (4 poems per submission). “Serious sticklers for concise, evocative writing.” Payment: cash and free subscription. Deadline: August 31, 2015. Guidelines.
Lost Documents is a new journal from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, seeking poetry and fiction for upcoming releases. Submit to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: Ongoing.
Melted Wing is an online journal/discussion of depression, despair, suicide, and other dark matters. Seeks fiction, poetry, journalism, and visual art by engaging and uncommon new voices. Want their readers to be “surprised and delighted by the breadth of what we hope to be a conversation about acts, feelings, and thoughts [experienced] in our tightrope walk from birth to death.” Deadline: None. Guidelines.