Be quick if you want to submit to the first in this series of limited-edition collections to be published by Corbel Stone Press – deadline is 30 December 2016. Consult the website for full submission details, plus details of other submission opportunities: https://corbelstonepress.submittable.com/submit/72043/nature-and-language-contemporary-poetry-series
Website link: http://herecomeseveryone.me/submit
Worldwide submissions are invited by quarterly literary magazine Here
Comes Everyone, on the theme of TOYS & GAMES. Deadline for the next
themed issue is 10 January 2017. The following is in the editors’ own
“Here Comes Everyone magazine is looking for submissions of poetry,
fiction, articles and artwork. We encourage bold/striking
interpretations and reflections upon the theme.
Video games. War games. Card games. Olympic games. Drinking games. Board
games. Mind games. But is life the most frustrating game of all…?
Share your stories, ideas and perspectives with us.”
POETRY: up to 3 poems of no longer than 30 lines each.
FICTION: stories may be up to 2,500 words.
NON-FICTION: articles may be up to 1,500 words.
ARTWORK: all visual forms (300 dpi and 640 x 640 resolution)
The Scottish Book Trust is once again offering the annual Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship to four writers living in Scotland. You must have a track record of publication. To check your eligibility, see the Live Literature database. Full details on the Scottish Book Trust website.
Boston University’s AGNI magazine has been going since 1972. Submit up to five (previously unpublished) poems online or by post. If you don’t make it into the print publication, there is also the possibility of publication on the website, AGNI Online. There is payment upon publication. See the website for full details of what and how to submit.
Another poetry magazine, Goblin Fruit is looking for ‘poetry that treats mythic, surreal, fantasy and folkloric themes, or approaches other themes in a fantastical way’.
The editors want submissions only between specific dates – please check the website for details of what to submit, and when: http://www.goblinfruit.net/2016/winter/guidelines/
Sorry for the bad pun! Queens University of Charlotte, North Carolina, invites submissions of poetry (and other creative writing – see site) to its literary journal, Qu (published by the MFA programme). Payment upon publication. Full details here.
This is a new UK journal ‘dedicated to providing an honest insight into the complexity of mental illness’. The editors are especially encouraging submissions from poets who identify as LGBTQA and/or POC. Full details here.