Room Magazine is looking for short stories, poems, essays, and art for issue 40.1. Theme: Food. Possible angles: eating for survival, remedy, comfort, adventures, nostalgia, growth, gathering, and love. Could relate to cooking, farming, hunger, consumption, digestion, eating, and not eating. No submission fee. Payment: $50+. Deadline: July 31, 2016.
Into The Void Magazine is accepting fiction (4000 words), non-fiction (2000 words) and poetry (120 lines) for Issue One. Accepts all genres and styles. Prizes heartfelt and genuine writing above perfect grammar and technique. Pays minimum of €5 per accepted piece. Reading fee. Deadline: June 25, 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.