The Dark Mountain Project

You have until 30 November 2015 to submit up to five poems for the spring issue of The Dark Mountain Project.

Copied from The DMP website: “The Dark Mountain Project is a network of writers, artists and thinkers who have stopped believing the stories our civilisation tells itself. We see that the world is entering an age of ecological collapse, material contraction and social and political unravelling, and we want our cultural responses to reflect this reality rather than denying it.”
For more information on what the editors are looking for, visit: The Dark Mountain Project

Scarborough Fair anthology seeks submissions

The University of Toronto’s annual print anthology, Scarborough Fair, is accepting Writing and Visual Art through December 31, 2015.

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The STRONGEST SUBMISSIONS WILL BE PUBLISHED IN SCARBOROUGH FAIR 48

Please email your submissions to: scarfair@gmail.com with ‘2015 Submission’ and your name in the subject line.

Poems on Wading Birds

Lovely new independent press, Dunlin Press, is looking for previously unpublished writings about UK wading birds. Deadline is 15 July 2015. More information on the website: http://dunlinpress.com/submissions/

A GALAXY OF STARFISH – AN ANTHOLOGY OF MODERN SURREALISM

Send at least five suitably surrealist poems (also open to prose/photography/etc. – see below). No payment, but a free print copy – always a good sign 🙂
http://salopress.weebly.com/an-anthology-of-modern-surrealism.html

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Submission guidelines
What we are looking for: Poetry / Prose / Short Stories / B&W art / Photography that embraces surrealism & the beauty of language.
It is that simple. It is that complicated.
What we are not looking for: parodies of surrealism and the intentionally comic.

For further ideas of the work we publish consider reading an issue of Fur-Lined Ghettos – our poetry magazine.
Submissions should be sent as an .rtf or .doc file, along with a bio and brief covering letter to editorsalopress@gmail.com

Please include ‘STARFISH’ in the subject header.
For poetry submissions please send no less than five pieces.
For prose / short stories max. 6000 words.
For art / photography we would prefer to view online where possible, otherwise query.
We will consider previously published work but please state where & when published. 

We aim to respond within four months.
Payment: As a fledgling press, current payment is one print copy of the anthology.

Poems for Rebelling Against Spelling Press

Copied from the website: ‘Rebelling Against Spelling Press (RASP) was founded in 2007 to make books by dyslexics rather than about them.
‘We are looking for poetry that deals with the theme of mistakes, error […] call them what you will. We want poems that tell a story about how something which went wrong turned out for the best. It doesn’t have to be true, or about you, it just has to say something about how a big bad mistake came out great. Poems should be no longer than 1000 words. If you would like to submit something for this publication please send it to us as PDF attachments. Do not paste them into the message field. With “Submission: The best mistake I ever made” written in the subject field. Deadline for submissions is March 2015.’ http://r-a-s-p.co.uk/submissions/

Odes to Tomatoes wanted – yes, really!

OK: I’ll admit to liking the idea of this one – a whole anthology featuring recipes, stories and poems about tomatoes… http://amoebaink.com/thetomatoanthology.htm. Payment for poems is minimal, but if the kickstarter campaign kicks off (sorry), payment may increase. Deadline 1st February 2015.