Tag: nonfiction

Small press seeks short-form submissions

Another New Calligraphy publishes limited-edition, handmade books in Chicago. Seeks work that balances originality and sincerity, and writing that “exists within its own space, rather than making concessions to genre or attempts at mass accessibility.” Prefers shorter written material (poetry and short-form nonfiction writing). Deadline: Open.

Seeking writing that takes risks

The Sunflower Collective is looking for poems, prose, artwork and photographs submissions. Seeks work that celebrates the personal and the political in art. Looking for poetry (up to 5), prose (fiction, nonfiction, memoir and experimental; 2000-3000 words). Deadline: December 31, 2015. Guidelines.

Wanted: Rural writing with grit & rough edges

Cowboy Jamboree Magazine seeks fiction and nonfiction submissions for its inaugural issue. Looking for western or rural writings that conjure, fight, or accept death, however that may come. Likes: western, western noir, new south, folk, and rural. “Listen to Ralph Stanley sing on it and you’ll get an idea of what we’re searching for.” Deadline: October 1, 2015. Guidelines.

Wanted: Writing about bones and fingernails

Cactus Heart seeks new and original poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and art for their December print issue. Theme: Bodies. Seeking work that is physical, visceral, organic. “We’re hungry for writing and artwork that smells, that pulses, that inhabits the space that makes us human and animal. Bring us organs, flesh, bones, fingernails, teeth, skin, skulls.” No objectification or exploitation of the body. Deadline: October 1, 2015. Guidelines.

Wanted: Writing by “kids of queers”

Plenitude (Canada) is looking for stories by kids with queer and/or trans parents or guardians. Seeking fiction, poetry, non-fiction and graphic narrative. Submitters do not have to identify as queer, but have a queer parent/guardian. Deadline: July 1, 2015. Guidelines.

Writing by women wanted

Room Magazine, Canada’s oldest literary journal by and about women, invites fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction on any theme for their winter 2015 issue. Deadline: April 30, 2015. Submission fee: $2.50. Payment: $50-$120.Guidelines.