Southword Journal Online (published twice yearly by The Munster Literature Centre) seeks poems and prose (in English and Irish) for their summer issue. Deadline: March 15, 2016. Payment for accepted pieces: €30/poem and/or €120/story.
Sulphur, Laurentian University’s literary journal, is seeking submissions for poetry, fiction, and nonfiction in English and/or in French. Open to emerging and established writers and artists around the world. Submit to firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline: February 15, 2016
Online and print UK journal WILDNESS wants work that evokes the unknown. Seeks poetry, fiction, and nonfiction for their third issue (April 2016). Length: 2500 words or 80 lines max. Deadline: March 4, 2016.
Tumblr site PROM zine seeks poetry, nonfiction, and short stories about prom — the good, the bad, and the ugly. Length: 500 words max. Planning for spring publishing date. All accepted submissions receive a hard copy of the zine. Deadline: March 6, 2016.
Understorey Magazine seeks fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and spoken word for special issue on women and justice (Women and Justice in Canada). Welcomes diversity of voice, experience and perspective. Length: 1500 words or 5 poems. Open to Canadians (including residents) who self-identify as women. Honorarium available for accepted pieces. Deadline: May 1, 2016.
UK quarterly online magazine Novelty seeks submissions for Issue 3. Theme: “Under the skin” — literally (skin as the natural limit of being human) and figuratively (obsession or irritation). Accepts essays, articles, columns, fiction, and art. Deadline: February 8, 2016.
The Wax Paper, a literary and arts journal printed as a newsprint broadsheet, is accepting submissions of all forms of written word, image, and collected conversation. Advice to writers: Read the publication’s manifesto. Deadline: June 30, 2016.
The Norton Center invites submissions of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction for EAT: A Literature and Photography Installation Event. Pieces can be about eating in all configurations: literal, figurative, experimental, dark, nostalgic, satirical, etc. Selected works exhibited alongside a photographic interpretation of each piece by Kentucky photographer, Sarah Jane Sanders. Deadline: February 5, 2016.
The Turnip Truck(s) is interested in the dialectics of the human and its environment(s). Seeking submissions for their second issue and first contest, The Road. Interested in essays, poems, and stories. Welcomes work that addresses anything from a traditional hero’s journey to learning to traverse a foreign land; embraces a new perspective; or navigates the Internet super highway. Reading fee: $3. entry fee: $12. Deadline: March 1, 2016.
Soliloquies Anthology, Concordia University’s undergraduate literary journal, is accepting writing in the following genres: Poetry (max. 5 pages), fiction (max. 3500 words), and creative nonfiction (max. 3500 words). Open to emerging and established writers around the world. Deadline: February 5, 2016.
Galleon is looking for fiction and poetry for issue V. Publishes work by Atlantic Canadians or related to the region, but there is room for submissions “from away.” Fiction: 5000 words max. Poetry: 100 lines max. Payment: One copy. Deadline: May 1, 2016.
Effervescent Magazine invites submissions for Issue 1. Theme: Juvenescence — “works that illustrate youth, that brim with the ephemeral magic of discovery, of new experiences.” Open to prose, poetry, and random creative thoughts. Deadline: March 25, 2016.
The Paragon Journal are looking for submissions from young authors for their second online literary magazine. Open to poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and plays. Deadline: March 18, 2016.
Multi-genre, interdisciplinary journal Barzakh (University at Albany, SUNY) is looking for fiction, poetry, and criticism “that pushes against complacent taxonomies and finds itself well off the beaten path.” Submit 5 poems or up to 25 pages of prose. Deadline: March 7, 2016.
Momma Tried is accepting submissions of non-fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry for their third issue. Works containing nudity or sexual themes are welcome, but not a requirement. Deadline: May 30, 2016.
Quarterly litmag Halcyon Days is accepting for stories, poems, and articles. Looking for peaceful and “keep calm” themes. Deadline: March 10, 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.
Quarterly online magazine The Mackinac (Canada) seeks poetry that “bridges the strait between nostalgia and the immediate, the wilds seen and unseen, the best of emerging and established voices.” Submit up to 5 poems. Deadline: Ongoing.
Kaaterskill Basin Literary Journal (US) is accepting writing for Issue 1.2 (Spring 2016). Open to flash fiction (250-1000 words), short fiction (1001-5000 words) and poetry. Theme: Winged things (angels, owls, dragons, butterflies, ravens, mosquitoes, faeries, fireflies, pterodactyls, phoenixes, flying monkeys). Aesthetic is “strange and beautiful.” Likes quirky or dark literary fiction, magical realism or realism edged with myth and folklore, light sci-fi and fantasy, and weird tales.