https://sickmagazine.co.uk/submit Looking for work from people who are: “sick/chronically ill/mentally ill/disabled”. Deadline: 20 April 2023. Thanks to Dawn Vincent for the heads up.
Paying poetry markets
Submissions Call: The Book of Bad Betties – Bad Betty Press
Deadline 30 April 2021 for sending up to 3 previously unpublished poems to this anthology celebrating women who’ve inspired you. Full details here. Thanks to Dawn Vincent for the info!
Poems of resistance
You have until 31 December 2020 to submit a single poem (up to 300 lines!) to this anthology to be published by Lonely Cryptid Media. The theme is: “Resist with every inch and every breath”. Fiction and creative nonfiction are also invited. Full details here.
Bread Poetry – Luke Jerram
Do you want your poem to appear on rice paper, on 200 loaves of bread? If so, send it by 16 December 2019: https://www.lukejerram.com/breadpoetry/
A web magazine that publishes biannually, Shenandoah‘s editor is supported by students at Washington and Lee University’s English Department. From the website: “We will accept POETRY submissions from November 15 to December 15. We will also accept submissions in the same window for the GRAYBEAL-GOWEN PRIZE FOR VIRGINIA POETS, which was established to honor the memory of Washington and Lee graduate and lover of poetry, Howerton Gowen. Poets living in or born in Virginia, as well as those with long-term residency in the past, are eligible.” The editors stop accepting submissions once they receive 800, so submit sooner, rather than later. Full info here.
Copied from the website: “Truancy is a semipro market for revised folktales, legends, myth and other traditional narratives that have been made new by your retelling or your original fiction that has these folkloric elements or mythic elements.”
Send up to five poems. Payment is USD15 per poem. Deadline is 30 September 2019 (I think this is for issue 6). The editor also states: “There is only one editor for Truancy . You may address me as Dear Editor or Dear Nin.” Read the full submissions guidelines before submitting,, especially as you must include the mystery word in your subject header!
Split Lip Magazine
Submit one piece of poetry to this journal, which publishes monthly online and annually in print. It is only free to submit in certain months, including October. The online mag pays $50; the print mag, $5 per page, with a minimum of $20. Read full guidelines here.
POETRY ISSUE #38 | Mud Season Review
A new one for me – thanks to PDR Lindsay-Salmon for posting the link. Submit via Submittable between 1 August and 1 September 2018. More info here.
Based at the University of Colorado, Copper Nickel literary journal is open to submissions until 1 March 2018. Full info here.
The Suburban Review
If you live in Australia and identify as female, femme or gender non-conforming, get your submission in quickly for the ‘stellar edition’ of the above: deadline is 18 February 2018. The following is copied from the website: “The stellar edition is back! We are such huge fans of the Stella Prize that we’ve decided #10 of The Suburban Reviewwill celebrate art and writing by Australian women, femmes, and gender non-conforming folx. And $1 from every sale will be donated to The Stella Prize!…We want narratives rooted in the writer’s understanding of femininity.
All contributors will be paid. Click the link for details.