52|250 ten years later: 2020/2021. This exciting project asks for flash fiction (up to 250 words), by daybreak on 4 January 2021. (International timezones are taken into account.) This print anthology will feature 2 stories by each writer – one new story, and one from 10 years ago. Please check out full guidelines. This is the follow-up to “52|250 A Year of Flash”, but you can still submit if you didn’t take part in the original project.
Poems (and other writings) are invited from anywhere in the world, and from all ages, for the above anthology. The editor is UK Writing Magazine contributor, Jan Moran Neil. Closing date is 30 September 2020, though this date is subject to change. Profits will go to Rennie Grove Hospice Care. Please check out full info here.
The Asian Writer aims to provide ‘a unique platform for new and emerging writers of British and South Asian origin’. Open to submissions of various forms of writing, including poetry. More details here.
A ‘science fiction and fantasy podcast devoted to publishing audio versions of LGBTQ stories from authors of all backgrounds’, GlitterShip airs two episodes per month. Submit up to 5 poems that are queer and speculative, though the editor encourages you to ‘interpret that how you will’. With your submission, state whether you would like to read your poem/s yourself. Full submission details are here.
Don’t be put off by the title of this magazine. In the words of the editors: ‘At Dirty Girls, we share art and stories that reflect the messy experiences of life and find the beauty in adversity. Dirty Girls inclusively accepts submissions from makers of all voices and gender identities, published and unpublished. We won’t turn you away. We encourage writers and artists male, female, LGBTQ, non-binary, asexual, and all cultures and colors of the worldwide rainbow to submit to Dirty Girls.’ Full submission details can be found here.
This Scottish journal is open for submissions to its spring 2019 issue. Submit up to 3 poems by 30 September 2018 via the website portal. You will need first to register. https://www.pushingouttheboat.co.uk/submissions/
Geometry is a New Zealand-based journal (print and digital), open to international submissions. Full submission details here.
An alternative to male stereotypes is sought for this anthology from Glasgow-based indie press, Galli Books. Send up to three poems that offer “radically positive models of masculinity”. Deadline is 15 April 2018. Full details here.
Based at the University of Colorado, Copper Nickel literary journal is open to submissions until 1 March 2018. Full info here.
The Rachel Wetzsteon Chapbook Award is free to enter, and is inviting prose poetry (and prose) submissions until 30 July 2016. No poetry this year. (I am not familiar with Map Literary, who are behind this award – please do your own research before submitting!) Full info: http://www.mapliterary.org/rachel-wetzsteon-chapbook-award.html