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26. Poetry contest with $1500 prize

PRISM international is accepting submissions for their 2016 Poetry Contest, judged by Kayla Czaga. First prize: $1500 + publication. More prizes available. Maximum of three poems per entry. Entry fee: $35-$45 (includes subscription). Deadline: January 20, 2016. Guidelines.

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27. Eerie experiences wanted for arts magazine

ArtAscent seeks submissions on the theme of “Haunting.” Write about spooky creatures, frightening places, eerie experiences. Entries may include fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 900 words). Open to international artists. Deadline: October 31, 2015. Guidelines.

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28. Wanted: Engaging stories, vivid characters

Tethered By Letters is accepting submissions for the TBL Fall Literary Contest. Categories: Short story (1000-7500 words; $500 prize); flash fiction (55, 250, or 500 words; $150 prize); and poetry ($150 prize). Looking for engaging stories, vivid characters, and fresh writing styles. Winners published in F(r)iction. Entry fees: $7-$15. Deadline: December 1, 2015. Guidelines.

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29. 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.

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30. Poetry contest with $1000 + pub prize

Red Hen Press and The Los Angeles Review welcome entries for the third annual Wild Light contest. First prize: $1,000 and publication in The Los Angeles Review. Submit up to three poems, 200 lines each. Deadline: October 15, 2015. Entry fee: $25. Guidelines.

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31. Poetry and fiction contest with $1000 (each) prize

New deadline: The Puritan Online Quarterly invites entries of poetry and fiction for the Fourth Annual Thomas Morton Memorial Prize in Literary Excellence. Each winner receives $1000, over $900 in books, and publication in the Fall issue. Deadline: October 15, 2015. Entry fee: $15. Guidelines.

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32. Wanted: Your big fish stories, your triumphs, your lies

Biennial journal JONAHmagazine (Canada) seeks submissions for its next issue: poetry, prose, true stories, lies, memoir. Likes: “Journeys, in space, in time, in the heart, or in the mind. Beginnings, endings, triumph and loss, odysseys of the soul. Fish stories, BIG fish stories. Stories that come from the soul, or steal it.” Length: 2500 words max; up to 3 poems. Welcomes international submissions. Deadline: October 15, 2015. Guidelines.

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33. 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.

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34. Wanted: Work that explores what’s below the surface

Visages Magazine invites submissions of flash fiction and nonfiction, short stories (up to 5,000 words) and poetry. Seeks work that admires the less seen aspects of the world we live in. No reading/submission fees. Deadline: Ongoing. Guidelines.

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35. Seeking Canadian creature, myth, and monster stories

Exile Publishing invites submissions for a forthcoming anthology: Those Who Make Us: Canadian Creature, Myth, and Monster Stories, a collection of speculative fiction with a focus on creatures, myths, and monsters set in a real or imagined Canada. Ogopogo, Wendigos, shapeshifters, selkies = yes. Zombies = no. Encourages a wide range of diverse voices and interpretations, including writers of colour and of Native heritage, Francophone writers, writers with disabilities, LGBTQIA writers, and new generation writers (aged 18-30). Length: 2000-7000 words; under 5000 is preferred. Payment: 5 cents/word (CAD) plus a contributor’s copy. Deadline: November 2, 2015. Guidelines.

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36. Seeking poetry & prose for anthology

Soliloquies Anthology (Concordia University) publishes emerging and established writers internationally, online and twice annually in print. Seeking poetry (max. 5 pages), fiction (max. 3500 words), and creative non-fiction (max. 3500 words). Deadline: October 9, 2015. Guidelines.

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37. Writing on same-sex weddings wanted

Submissions wanted for anthology on same-sex wedding experiences. Accepting personal essays, vows, poems, and reflections. Length: 600 words max. Publisher: Gelles-Cole Literary Enterprises (US). Deadline: December 15, 2012. Send to anthology135@aol.com.

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38. Online magazine seeks 'geek girl' writing

Paper Droids, an online magazine dedicated to geeky girls, is currently looking for writers. Interested in geeky content 'from the perspective of super badass women' including: web comics, sci-fi, fantasy, technology, video games, and comic books.

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39. U.S. online journal seeks submissions

Online literary journal Anderbo.com (U.S.) is looking for new voices. Submit fiction (3500 words max), poetry (up to 6 poems), and creative nonfiction and personal essays (1500 words max).

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40. Seeking 'spiny' writing with a succulent heart

E-journal Cactus Heart (U.S.) seeks poetry, fiction, nonfiction, book reviews, art, and photography for Issue #3 (Launch: February 2013). Looking for 'spiny writing -- sharp, relentless, coursing with energy and able to thrive in the harshest of places, all while maintaining a vulnerable, succulent interior.' Deadline: November 30, 2012.

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41. Journal with a sense of humour seeks work

Dragnet Magazine (Canada) seeks poems (3 max.)and stories (1000 words max) for their seventh issue. Deadline: October 31, 2012. Payment: small honorarium.

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42. Wanted: Experimental writing by women

filling Station (Calgary, Canada) is seeking submissions of fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and art for an upcoming themed issue on Experimental Writing by Women. Reviews of recent experimental publications by women authors are also encouraged. Deadline: February 15, 2012. Expected publication: Late 2013.

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43. University-supported journal open to submissions

Online literary and arts journal The Rusty Toque (Canada) is accepting poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, experimental writing, and graphic short fiction for their next issue.

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44. Paying print and online journal seeks writing

Verse (University of Richmond, VA) seeks poems, fiction, nonfiction, criticism, and micro-fiction for the print magazine and the website. Reading fee for print edition: US$10; no reading fee for submissions to the site. Print submissions are chapbook-length (20-40 pages). Payment: US$10/page, $200 minimum. Deadline: October 31, 2012.

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45. $1000 prize for poetry, prose, and nonfiction

The Malahat Review invites entries for the 2013 Open Season Awards. Prizes: $1000 CAD in each category. Categories: Poetry (3 poems max.), short fiction (2500 words max.), and creative nonfiction (2500 words max.). Entry fee $35 (includes subscription). Deadline: November 1, 2012.

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46. Submissions wanted for university print journal

Carleton University's In/Words Magazine & Press seeks submissions of poetry, prose, creative non-fiction, and visual art for their forthcoming print edition. Payment: contributor's copy. Deadline: September 30, 2012.

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47. University magazine seeks submissions

Lunch Ticket (US), a literary magazine 'published twice a year at the worst possible time' by the Antioch University Los Angeles Creative Writing MFA Program, is accepting submissions for its next issue. Publishes fiction, non-fiction, poetry, art, and YA writing.

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48. India journal seeks creative writing

The Four Quarters Magazine (India) invites poetry, fiction, and non-fiction at submissions for their next issue. Also accepts experimental writing. Theme: Writing memory. Deadline: October 31, 2012.

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49. New U.S. online mag seeks submissions

ARDOR Literary Magazine (US) seeks submissions of poetry, short fiction, and narrative nonfiction for their inaugural issue, due out in January 2013. Published three times per year. Deadline: November 30, 2012. Payment: $10-$30. Charges $3 submission fee.

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50. New Florida quarterly e-journal seeks work

New online journal The Manilla Envelope (US) is seeking thought-provoking personal essays, short fiction and visual art for their Fall issue. No poetry. Deadline: October 31, 2012.

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