Quarterly journal The NonBinary Review is accepting submissions for Issue #9. Looking for poetry, fiction, essays and art on the theme of A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Pays 1 cent/word for fiction and nonfiction, $10 per poem, and $25 per piece of visual art. Deadline: May 15, 2016.
Theories of HER is an experimental anthology open to submissions of poetry, streams-of-consciousness, flash fiction, micro non-fiction (essays, opinion pieces, personal anecdotes). Theme: What it means to be, admire, and/or interact, etc. with women and/or girls. Payment (upon acceptance): $5 per poem; .025/word for flash fiction, excerpts and non-fiction (up to 700 words); $20-$35 (visual art). Deadline: May 11, 2016.
Pictures and Portraits is accepting submissions for their inaugural digital and print anthology, Cause and Analysis. Seeking confessional fiction and nonfiction, with the author as narrator, about a poignant life event. It can be positive or negative, clear or unclear; just needs to be honest self-analysis. Max. 2500 words. Pays $25 CAD per piece. Deadline: May 15, 2016.
Laksa Media Groups Inc. (Alberta) seeks submissions of speculative fiction for an anthology, Where The Stars Rise. Seeks original stories to celebrate Asian diversity, featuring an Asian main character, Asian setting and/or some amount of Asian elements, by authors with an Asian heritage. Authors do not need to reside in Asia. Pays $0.06/word. Deadline: May 31, 2016.
Mystery Weekly (Canada) is a short mystery e-zine looking for stories 1000-10000 words in length.