Submission Opportunities

Hi guys,

We’re back with some upcoming submission opportunities. Make sure to check the date on these. Some deadlines are a week away and some are the end of February.

FOR ALL GENRES

The Pinch is a great little magazine. A friend of mine got contacted by an agent to see more work after she had a story in this magazine.

https://submittable.us14.list-manage.com/track/click?u=29faa4e2bc171e46123a4867e&id=713ca1e8ce&e=f2924c5070

A contest for poets and prose writers:

https://slipperyelm.findlay.edu/submit/contest-guidelines/

If you write about the outdoors, this may be the journal for you:

https://deepwildjournal.com/

Great little journal out of NYU:

http://www.washingtonsquarereview.com/submit

Any place that pays for work is worth another look. See Wordrunner eChapbooks below:

http://echapbook.com/submissions.html

I love Ninth Letter. And they pay well ~ $25/printed page.

http://www.ninthletter.com/journal/submit

FLASH FICTION UNDER 1000

Vestal Review is back! They were not accepting submissions for awhile. Nice to see this flash fiction stalwart back in business.

http://www.vestalreview.org/guidelines/

Another well respected flash journal.

http://www.giganticsequins.com/submit1.html

This journal is looking for flash fiction ghost stories!

http://www.theghoststory.com/flash-fiction-competition

LOTS FOR POETS RIGHT NOW!

A journal looking for poems:

http://tiptonpoetryjournal.com/truegrit/

A residency contest for poets. Enter for a chance to win a ten day residency during Antioch’s MFA residency. Sounds amazing!

https://www.frontierpoetry.com/poetry-awards/

Chance for paid publication of a poetry chapbook:

https://www.tupelopress.org/snowbound-chapbook-award/

FOR FICTION

Here’s one of the contests Jonathan Bohr Heinen told us about at the conference!

https://crazyhorse.submittable.com/submit

If you have a story collection ready, you may want to submit to this contest. Sarabande Books is a very well-respected and award-winning small press based in Louisville, KY.

http://www.sarabandebooks.org/mccarthy/

Enter the first few pages of your novel!

https://stockholmwritersfestival.com/first-pages-prize/

FOR FICTION AND NONFICTION WRITERS

Upstreet is another well-known, quality journal:

https://upstreet-mag.org/guidelines/

Why not shoot for the best in southern magazines? They’re open for submissions!

https://www.oxfordamerican.org/about/submission-guidelines

Before I sign off, I wanted to mention my feeling about submissions. I love submitting my work to literary magazines. In fact, I love it so much, I even love the rejections. What I realized at some point is that every rejection means I’m closer to an acceptance. I know that if I’m going to have anything accepted, getting rejected is part of the process.

Happy submitting, y’all, and good luck,

Amber

 

 

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