Calls for submission offer opportunities to publish for writers from the novice to the experienced. Publishers may list their submission requirements at Submit Your Announcement.
H Books, the publishing arm of H Network International, invites new and experienced authors from around the world to submit their manuscripts to be published on our platform. The publishing house is looking for manuscripts in Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Romance, Mystery, and other genres. Please visit the following link for more details: https://www.hfirst.store/authors-corner
Please note that we are a traditional publishing company and not a self-publishing platform and we do not charge anything from authors for publishing their books.
'The Tranquil Cove', a new literary magazine launched by H Books, would like to invite poets/writers to submit their poems and short stories for inclusion in the quarterly magazine. There is a $10 submission fee applicable. Last date for submission for April 2019 edition is 20th March 2019. Further details are available on the website
Deadline: August 31, 2019
Contact: Sophie Lake
The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is currently open for submissions. Hosted by the international art and culture publication Aesthetica Magazine, the Award celebrates excellence in Poetry and Short Fiction, supporting new writing talent and presents writers with a fantastic opportunity to further their involvement in the literary world.
Creative Writing Prizes include:
• £1,000 for each category winner (Poetry and Short Fiction)
• Publication in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual 2020
• Consultation with Redhammer (Short Fiction Winner)
• Full Membership to The Poetry Society (Poetry Winner)
• One-year subscription to Granta
• Books courtesy of Bloodaxe Books and Vintage
The honorable guest judge this season is Literary Agent Kari Sutherland with Bradford Literary Agency. Seeking short fiction of any genre between 250 - 750 words.
Deadline: January 31, 2019
Contact: Nicole Pyles
Seeking creative nonfiction essays between 200 - 1000 words on any topic and in any style--from personal essay to lyric essay to hybrid and more!
Deadline: April 15, 2019 - “Stories Through The Ages Generations Plus 2019” (any adult born 1965 or later)
Deadline: June 15, 2019 - “Stories Through The Ages Baby Boomers Plus 2019” (anyone born 1964 or earlier)
Contact: Jacqueline Peavler
Living Springs Publishers LLP is now accepting submissions for our Stories Through The Ages short story contests.
We are in our 3rd year of publishing the “Stories Through The Ages Baby Boomers Plus” book. This year instead of publishing a College Edition we decided to open submissions to any adult, who is not a Baby Boomer – we are calling this contest “Stories Through The Ages Generations Plus”.
There is no prompt for the contests, stories may be about any topic. The word count is 900 - 4000 words. The entry fee is $25 for one story and $20 per story when submitting multiple stories
For each contest, a minimum of the top fifteen finalists will be published in the 2019 edition of the book.
• 1st place winner will receive $500.00
• 2nd place $200.00
• 3rd place $100.00.
Deadline: February 28, 2019
Contact: Jeri Frederickson
We are looking for writers to submit their work for our next issue. We accept any kind of writing, but encourage flash fiction, fiction, vignette, and graphic novels. Writing must be on the topic of sexual violence. Writers who identify as survivors of sexual violence are strongly encouraged to submit work.
C&R Press announces our 2019 Winter Soup Bowl Chapbook Series! Selections receive a $100 Honorarium and a reading in NYC. Chapbook series closes March 20, 2019. C&R also has full length prizes. This year’s prizes include $1,000 awards in poetry, fiction and non-fiction.
Please visit our Submittable portal: https://www.crpress.org/submissions/
Alternative art and literature magazine The Matador Review is accepting submissions for the Spring 2019 publication. We publish poetry, fiction, flash fiction, and creative non-fiction. The call for submissions will end February 28.
Submission information can be found at www.matadorreview.com/submissions
Description: Flash Fiction Magazine accepts submissions all year around. Their word limit is 300-1000 words. Any genre.
There is no payment for stories published on the website. They pay $40 per story accepted in anthologies and the best story of every month receives $100.
For guidelines and to submit your story please use the link: https://flashfictionmagazine.com/subs
Deadline: October 1, 2018 - February 4, 2019
Contact: Hal Jaffe
We're now accepting art, creative nonfiction, fiction, and hybrid writing for our next issue with the theme of "Body". If accepted, contributors receive one copy of the issue with their work.
Deadline: February 28, 2019
Contact: Sara G
Beauty, allure, style, refinement, symmetry, perfection. People are drawn to others or things that are attractive and visually pleasing. Beauty is studied as part of aesthetics, culture, social psychology, philosophy and sociology. Concepts and definitions of beauty are debated, and change with time and culture. What is beauty really? Is beauty important? Share your take on BEAUTY with words or images.
We are currently taking submissions for possible inclusion in an ongoing anthology. All information, themes and how to submit, are located on our website. We hope that there are women in your group that will consider sharing their work with us. We will be publishing an electronic version(s) as we also look for a publisher. Thanks for your consideration.
In addition to our website we also have a Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/Kaleidoscope-WoJo-188435748422369/
Mastodon Publishing is open for full-length submissions in all literary and commercial genres, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, essays, and special interest (cookbooks, academic, YA, and others). Our goal is to bring diverse and uncensored writing to life in many shapes and forms. Please visit our website https://www.mastodonpublishing.com/ and submittable page https://mastodonpublishing.submittable.com/submit for more information.
C&R Press is open for full length manuscripts in all categories, including novels, poetry, short story collections, creative non-fiction, memoir, experimental and hybrid work.
We encourage female, minority, LGBT, immigrant, progressive and submerged voices to submit. C&R Press is committed to publishing books from new and emerging writers whose work might otherwise be ignored by commercial publishers. We are interested in supporting authors whose thoughtful and imaginative contribution to contemporary literature deserves recognition and support.
C&R Press submissions are also open for our Winter Soup Bowl Chapbook and New York reading series. Soup Bowl Chapbooks are between 20-45 pages of material not including front matter. Winners will receive ten copies of the book and a hosted reading in Brooklyn, NYC. Entries are open until April 21, 2018.
For more information, visit our website https://www.crpress.org/submissions/
Flash Fiction Magazine is open for submissions. There are no deadlines. They pay $40 per story accepted for publication in their anthologies and also host a flash fiction writing course. As an extra bonus, each month they award $100 for the story of the month in their online publication.
Contact: Michelle Tudor
wildness is an online literary and arts journal that seeks to promote contemporary fiction, poetry and non-fiction that evokes the unknown. Founded in 2015, each thoughtfully compiled issue strives to unearth the works of both established and up-and-coming writers and artists.
wildness accepts submissions of poetry, fiction and non-fiction, and considers work in most styles, forms or genres. For a better idea of our preferences we always recommend reading through our previous issues.
We currently publish our issues bimonthly (in February, April, June, August, October and December) and read submissions on a rolling basis—all submitted work will simply be considered for the next open issue.
Please check out our guidelines: www.realwildness.com/submit
Call For Submissions: 400 and Falling Press Seeks Submissions
400 and Falling Press will publish a bi-annual journal of literature and the arts. Work will appear online and in-print. We ask for submissions of unpublished work from emerging writers and artists in the following genres: Poetry, Prose, Creative Non-Fiction, Visual Art, Literary criticism and Art criticism.
Please follow the submission guidelines carefully for each specific genre. We cannot offer financial compensation at this time.
All contributors will receive a copy of the issue in which they are published. We welcome simultaneous submissions, however please inform us if your work is published elsewhere. All literary submissions should be in a .pdf, .docx, or .doc file in 12 pt. Times New Roman type. Please include a cover letter in the body of the email with your contact information and a brief third person bio.
All work should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Submission Genre: Name: Title" as the subject (for example "Poetry: Frank Stanford: Singing Knives").
A Quiet Courage online literary journal considers micro fiction and poetry that is 100 words or less in length. Named among the twelve best literary journals of 2015 by Authors Publish Magazine, eight months after founding. Diverse writers welcomed, non-paying market.
Written by high school creative writing students, "newsprung" is a blog, not a magazine, not a contest, and as such publishes new work – whether text or image or both – when there is something to publish. In addition to our own posts, we’re seeking to publish and promote the best literary writing, visual art, and fine-art photography by high school students (grades 9 – 12) and their teachers, who are living and working within the Deep South. Our two areas of interest are: writing and literature, and visual art and fine-art photography.
We publish the edifying and uniquely positive short story, flash fiction, poetry, photography, and digital art.
Submission guidelines are online, managed through Submittable, and there are no submission fees. Past issues are free to read online. Annual nominations for our ‘Best of the Best’ cash prize awards.