Female writers for Salomé

Salomé is a new British online and print journal for female writers. Submissions will close on 9 September 2017 or when the cut-off of 250 submissions is reached – whichever comes first. Only one poem per person. Full details here

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Pet poems wanted

UK-based South West Writers are inviting submissions to their anthology, Pet Memories. There is no website (that I can find – let me know if you find one!). Poems should be a maximum of 32 lines in length, and should be typed. There is no limit to the number of poems you can submit. Deadline is end of April 2017. Email: southwestwriters@yahoo.com

Here Comes Everyone

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
words:
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)

Submissions wanted

Worldwide submissions are invited by bi-monthly magazine Here Comes Everyone, on the theme of East and West. Deadline for the next themed issue is 6 October 2016. The following is in the editors’ own words:
Here Comes Everyone magazine is looking for submissions of poetry,
fiction, articles and artwork. We encourage bold and/or striking
interpretations upon the theme East and West.
“Is there truly a cultural dichotomy between East and West, or is it all
just lines etched on a map? With immigration increasingly becoming a
bread-and-butter issue for politicians, the media is in conflict: does
integration enhance diversity for all, or dilute the respective
cultures? Share your stories and perspectives with us. Some thinking
points to get you started:
– Is it a small world, after all?
– Do people living on the east side and west sides of cities experience
those cities differently?
– Is ‘The West’ a place or a state of mind? (Where are Australia and New
Zealand?)
-Dual heritage, cultural pluralisms. What are some experiences of people
whose lives are a mix of both East and West?
– What sort of future could the globalisation trend bring about?
– Have western impressions of the East changed over time? (Since the
Cold War? Since WWII? Since the Crusades?)
-What might the implications of migration be on urban cultural policy?”

Children’s free competition

The Verve Poetry Festival in Birmingham, UK, has a competition this year, for poems that mention the city of Birmingham! There is a charge for adults to enter (judge: Hannah Silva), but: “The children’s category is open to any child in Year 11 or below in September 2016 (UK) or aged 15 or under on 1st September 2016 (non-UK).” The judge for the Children’s Category is Emma Wright, who runs The Emma Press. Deadline for both children and adults (new, extended deadline for the latter- ignore any references to an earlier date) is 30 September. More information here.