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Weavings: Maturity

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 28, 2012, In : Literary Journal 

Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life

http://weavings.upperroom.org/write-for-weavings

Articles 1000 to 2000 words, sermons and meditations 500 to 2000 words, stories (fiction or nonfiction) 750 to 2000 words, poems, prayers and liturgical pieces. Weavings is neither a popular devotional guide nor a technical scholarly journal. We are looking for material that has spiritual depth expressed in simple, even poetic, prose. We hope authors will show our reade...


Continue reading ...
 

The Cincinnati Review Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 20, 2012, In : Literary Journal 
The Cincinnati Review Literary Journal
http://www.cincinnatireview.com/#/submissions/guidelines

CURRENT NEEDS: "We're always on the lookout for exciting new pieces of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. We also publish reviews of new books   of poetry." Pays $30/page for poetry, $25/page for prose.
Deadline May 31, 2012 
 

Continue reading ...
 

The Healing Muse

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 9, 2012, In : Literary Journal 
The Healing Muse: A Journal of Literary and Visual Arts
 
The annual journal of literary and visual art that is published by Upstate Medical University's Center for Bioethics and Humanities, is looking for artists and writers for next year’s fall publication! We welcome fiction, poetry, narratives, essays, memoirs, drawings, photography, and graphic art, particularly but not exc...

Continue reading ...
 

Grasslimb

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 12, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
Grasslimb
http://grasslimb.com/journal/submissions.html

We invite the submission of poetry, short prose, line art, cartoons, and book and new music reviews. There is no theme; we seek quality art and literature. When submitting poetry, 4-6 pieces are preferred; line count is not necessary. For artwork, please submit photocopies or electronic versions (if electronic, 600 dpi preferred) only. Prose must include a word count and should not exceed 2,500 words; 1,000-2,000 is best for us. Submissio...

Continue reading ...
 

Magnolia: A Journal of Women's Literature

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 23, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
 Magnolia: A Journal of Women's Literature is seeking submissions
 
Magnolia: A Journal of Women's Literature is currently accepting submissions for it's second volume. As a series dedicated to socially engaged literature, this collection caters to works often ignored by mainstream publishers, thereby representing a milestone in women's publishing.

The Institute welcomes submissions for Volume II of a new series dedicated to sociall...

Continue reading ...
 

Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 16, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
BORDERLANDS: Texas Poetry Review is a literary journal based in Austin, Texas that published poetry along with photographs, reviews and essays.

Submission deadline for the Summer 2012 issue is December 15, 2011

Please submit a maximum of four outwardly directed poems that exhibits social, political, geographical, historical or spiritual awareness. We are open to traditional and experimental forms. Payment is one copy.

http://www.borderlands.org/guidelines.html  


Continue reading ...
 

Persimmon Tree magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 10, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
Persimmon Tree’s mission is to bring the creativity and talent of women over sixty to a wide audience of readers of all ages.

We are looking for work that reveals rich experience and a variety of perspectives. Each issue of the magazine will include several fiction and nonfiction pieces, poetry by one or more poets, and the work of one visual artist. The magazine is published quarterly, in association with Mills College.

We welcome previously unpublished fiction and nonfiction pieces under 3...

Continue reading ...
 

Chrysalis Reader

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 21, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
Chrysalis Reader is a contemporary journal of spiritual discovery.
 
The Chrysalis Reader audience includes people from numerous faiths and backgrounds. Many of them work in psychology, education, religion, the arts, sciences, or one of the helping professions. The style of writing may be humorous, serious, or some combination of these approaches. Essays, poetry, and fiction that are not evangelical in tone but that are unique in addressing the Chrysalis Reader theme are more likely to be ...

Continue reading ...
 

5x5 Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 29, 2011, In : Literary Journal 

5x5 Literary Journal

5x5 is a concise literary magazine, which means we are looking for concise literature to print.

5x5 will consider almost any original, previously unpublished work for publication.  We don't consider posting a piece to your own website to be "published."

We accept simultaneous submissions as long as you tell us that you are submitting simultaneously and let us know right away if it's accepted elsewhere.

Current Theme: Sacred (deadline: November 1, 2011)

http://www.5x5litmag.or...


Continue reading ...
 

The First Line Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 27, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
The First Line Literary Journal
http://thefirstline.com/submission.htm

Fiction stories 300 to 3000 words. Nonfiction stories 500 to 800 words.
First line of the story must be "It had been a long year."
Payment $20. Deadline November, 1, 2011.


Continue reading ...
 

Front Porch Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 19, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
FRONT PORCH JOURNAL
MFA Program, Dept. of English, Texas State University 601 University Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666
www,frontporchjournal.com  
frontporchjournal@gmail.com
Online literary journal publishes flash fiction, short stories, poetry and creative nonfiction. Submit 1-5 poems or fiction and nonfiction up to 5,500 words. Accepts submissions only through the online submissions manager.
from: the Writer Magazine newsletter


Continue reading ...
 

The Journal of Creative Compressed Arts

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 16, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts, http://matterpress.com/journal is looking for, as you might guess, "compressed creative arts." We accept fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, mixed media, visual arts, and even kitchen sinks, if they are compressed in some way. We publish weekly.
 
Our response time is generally 1-3 days. Also, our acceptance rate is currently about 1% of submissions. We pay writers $50 per accepted piece and signed contract.

We are currently ONLY open for compresse...

Continue reading ...
 

Rosebud

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 9, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
Rosebud: The Magazine for People who Enjoy Good Writing is open to outside submissions and reviews material throughout the year. The best way to get a feeling of what they do is to read an issue or two. You can either visit your local bookstore (we are available in Borders and Barnes & Noble), or better yet—subscribe or buy a sample copy directly from us. Also, check out our website at www.rsbd.net
 
They accept submissions of prose or poetry, publish...

Continue reading ...
 

Rio Grande Review: The Apocalypse

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 8, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
Rio Grande Review: The Apocalypse
 
The Fall 2011 issue of Rio Grande Review will deal with imminent change. It was only a few months ago that Harold Camping was convinced that the end of the world was near and total destruction was inevitable. This was not the first prophecy of total annihilation to come, nor will it be the last. Whether one takes on a very religious, intellectual, or scientific viewpoint of the Apocalypse, or this ‘great cha...

Continue reading ...
 

Matter Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 8, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
MATTER PRESS
http://matter.submishmash.com/Submit
---
The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts is looking for, as you might guess, "compressed creative arts." We accept fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, mixed media, visual arts, and even kitchen sinks, if they are compressed in some way. Work is published weekly. We pay writers $50 per accepted piece and signed contract. We are currently ONLY open for compressed prose, either fiction or creative nonfiction. Please submit only during the presc...

Continue reading ...
 

Windhover: A Journal of Christian Literature

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, April 17, 2011, In : Literary Journal 

Windhover: A Journal of Christian Literature

Windhover is devoted to promoting writers and literature with a Christian perspective. The journal accepts a broad definition of that perspective while remaining committed to its identity as a journal of Christian literature.
 
The journal accepts unsolicited submissions of poetry, short fiction, non-fiction, and creative non-fiction. Please send no more than four poems per issue. Items lon...

Continue reading ...
 

Persimmon Tree - Short Takes Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 15, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
Persimmon Tree’s mission is to bring the creativity and talent of women over sixty to a wide audience of readers of all ages.
Call for Submissions: SHORT TAKES

We invite you to submit a short nonfiction piece (250-500 words) for our special section, "Short Takes." This section will appear twice a year, in the Summer and Winter issues.

See the list of topics listed below-they’re general, so you can relate to them as you wish. We’re especially interested in hearing about your exp...

Continue reading ...
 

Tin House Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 8, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
TIN HOUSE
http://www.tinhouse.com/magazine/submission-guidelines.html
---
Tin House accepts submissions September 1 through May 31, and, as always, our summer and winter issues are not themed. Please submit only one story or essay (ten-thousand-word limit), or up to five poems at a time.
 
Fall 2011 theme: THE ECSTATIC
We are looking for poetry, fiction, and essays addressing the ecstatic and its counterparts--the comedown and ecstasy thwarted, whether by internal or external means. Deadline:...

Continue reading ...
 

Boulevard

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 28, 2010, In : Literary Journal 
http://www.boulevardmagazine.org/projects.html
---
Boulevard strives to publish only the finest in fiction, poetry, and non-fiction (essays, interviews, etc.). No submissions will be accepted from May 1 to October 1.
 
POETRY - Submit no more than five poems at a time. We accept poems of up to 200 lines. We do not accept light verse. We pay $25-$500 (sometimes higher) for accepted work.
 
FICTION - We accept fiction works up to 8,000 words. We do not accept science fiction, erotica, weste...

Continue reading ...
 

Acorn: a journal of contemporary haiku

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 18, 2010, In : Literary Journal 

Acorn is now open to submissions until August 31, 2010 for their January/February issue. Original, unpublished haiku, not under consideration elsewhere, are welcome from all writers. Please send submissions of 5-15 poems.

More submission details and sample poems:
http://www.acornhaiku.com/acornhaiku/Submissions.html


Continue reading ...
 

Frogpond Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 22, 2010, In : Literary Journal 
an official publication of the Haiku Society of America.
 
Accepting submissions of unpublished haiku for their Fall issue until August 1, 2010. Up to 10 haiku per submissions. Details at: http://www.hsa-haiku.org/frogpond/submissions.html

Continue reading ...
 

Prune Juice: A Journal of Senryu and Kyoka

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 8, 2010, In : Literary Journal 
Prune Juice is seeking submissions of quality senryu and kyoka in English from writers across the globe. Please submit up to twenty senryu/kyoka at a time via email. Poems should appear in the body of the email – no attachments will be read. Please ensure that your submission has ‘PRUNE JUICE SUBMISSION’ clearly written in the email’s title field. Always include your name and a brief biography, even if you have submitted to us previously.
 
Submission period closes: May 1, 2010 for ...

Continue reading ...
 

Rattle #33 - The Humor Issue

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 10, 2009, In : Literary Journal 

http://www.rattle.com/callsforsubs.htm

Poetry: The tribute section will feature humorous poetry -- light verse, puns, parodies...you name it; just make us laugh. To submit via email or hardcopy, follow the regular guidelines, but please note in the cover letter that you are submitting for the humor tribute.

Essays: We'd like to publish either a series of short essays on different aspects of humor in poetry, or a longer introduction to the history of humor in verse. Please query with any q...


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Fugue

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 19, 2009, In : Literary Journal 
Based at the University of Idaho, *Fugue* is constructing a 20th anniversary issue "in the form of a regionally based issue. Bruce Barcott said, 'We created the northwest with words,' but we are adding that it is this region which causes writers to write. This latter thought is what we are developing our anniversary issue around – the writers of the west, but more specifically the insiders, the born, the original settlers versus the outsiders, the migrators, the transplants, the carpetbagge...

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Indiana Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 5, 2009, In : Literary Journal 
Indiana Review is looking for art, poetry, fiction, and nonfiction for a special feature on Blue in our Summer 2010 issue. What do we mean by blue? We mean the color, the mood, the music. We're looking for work that honors, laments, declares war on, reinterprets, reinvents, and redefines 'blue.' Our door is wide open and the possibilities are endless. We're thinking the color blue; the blues; narrators named Blue; Holden Caulfield; Miles Davis's 'Kind of Blue'; William Gass's 'On Being Blue';...

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Chrysalis Reader

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 19, 2009, In : Literary Journal 
The Chrysalis Reader audience includes people from numerous faiths and backgrounds. Many of them work in psychology, education, religion, the arts, sciences, or one of the helping professions. The style of writing may be humorous, serious, or some combination of these approaches. Essays, poetry, and fiction that are not evangelical in tone but that are unique in addressing the Chrysalis Reader theme are more likely to be accepted. Our readers are interested in expanding, enriching, or challen...

Continue reading ...
 

Weavings

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 1, 2009, In : Literary Journal 

Weavings journal is a quarterly publication that promotes a pattern of faithful living marked by prayer, community, and engagement. Such living, to which laity and clergy alike are called, embraces all those expressions of discipline and discipleship that mark the Christian's response to God's work of weaving together the torn fabric of life.  http://www.upperroom.org/weavings/writers_guidelines.asp

Do Not Be Anxious About Tomorrow

Vol. XXV, No. 4 (Fall)

All Proposals Due: 8/03/09
All Assign...


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Umbrella Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 22, 2009, In : Literary Journal 
 
http://umbrellajournal.com/submit.html
 
For the Fall 2009 Umbrella (pub date September 1) we will be reading both unthemed and themed poetry and prose.  For the themed section, we are looking for poems that have something to do with school subjects, e.g., history, geography, science, math, languages, etc.  Understand, we are not looking for retrospective poems that deal with your school days, but rather poems that encounter the subjects themselves. (Despite that statement, we’ve been see...

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Weavings Christian Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 20, 2009, In : Literary Journal 

Weavings journal is a quarterly publication that promotes a pattern of faithful living marked by prayer, community, and engagement. Such living, to which laity and clergy alike are called, embraces all those expressions of discipline and discipleship that mark the Christian's response to God's work of weaving together the torn fabric of life.  http://www.upperroom.org/weavings/writers_guidelines.asp

Turning the World Upside Down

Vol. XXV, No. 2 (Spring)

All Proposals Due 6/02/09
All Assignme...

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Catalyst Book Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 30, 2009, In : Literary Journal 
Seeking literary essays telling personal stories for two anthologies, one focusing on birth parents, and the other on the subject of miscarriage. The submission deadline for both books is August 15, 2009, and payment in each case will be $50 plus one copy of the book. See www.catalystbookpress.com/Guidelines.html for more information.
 
from: www.practicing-writer.com

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Fairy Tale Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, April 26, 2009, In : Literary Journal 
http://www.fairytalereview.com/contact.html
 
This annual journal is devoted to fairy tales as a contemporary art form and is accepting submissions of stories and poems until June 15, 2009, for its upcoming issue with the theme "Little Red Riding Hood."
 
from: www.writersmarket.com

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LiturgicalCredo

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 16, 2009, In : Literary Journal 
LiturgicalCredo, a member of the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses, is changing its mission. Beginning in June, the online literary journal will be devoted to contemporary stories of faith and doubt in the forms of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. We seek expressions of hard-won faith as well as doubts that won't go away. We do not want simplistic belief or mere skepticism. Instead, we look for inward struggles that are lived within contemporary experiences, whether extraordinary or m...

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Vineyards: A Journal of Christian Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, April 5, 2009, In : Literary Journal 

New Journal of Christian Verse Seeks Submissions

Vineyards: A Journal of Christian Poetry, publishing its inaugural issue in early 2010, seeks high quality, original poetry in the tradition of Donne, Herbert, Hopkins, Thompson, Eliot, Anne Sexton, Kelly Cherry, Scott Cairns, etc. We are looking for sacramental poetry that challenges the mind and the soul. Vineyard does not want greeting card sentimentality but poems that display the technical mastery and creative fervor that characterize wor...


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Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 29, 2009, In : Literary Journal 
PAY: $.11/word/poetry: $75+

Seeks to promote informed, committed spiritual growth with attention to the corporate dimension of the spiritual life. Such growth, to which laity and clergy alike are called, embraces all those expressions of discipline and discipleship that mark the Christian's response to God's work of weaving together the torn fabric of life. Weavings invites participation in the spiritual life, seeking to provide a forum in which our life in the world and the spiritual resourc...

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Weavings: Maturity

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 28, 2012, In : Literary Journal 

Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life

http://weavings.upperroom.org/write-for-weavings

Articles 1000 to 2000 words, sermons and meditations 500 to 2000 words, stories (fiction or nonfiction) 750 to 2000 words, poems, prayers and liturgical pieces. Weavings is neither a popular devotional guide nor a technical scholarly journal. We are looking for material that has spiritual depth expressed in simple, even poetic, prose. We hope authors will show our reade...


Continue reading ...
 

The Cincinnati Review Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 20, 2012, In : Literary Journal 
The Cincinnati Review Literary Journal
http://www.cincinnatireview.com/#/submissions/guidelines

CURRENT NEEDS: "We're always on the lookout for exciting new pieces of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. We also publish reviews of new books   of poetry." Pays $30/page for poetry, $25/page for prose.
Deadline May 31, 2012 
 

Continue reading ...
 

The Healing Muse

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 9, 2012, In : Literary Journal 
The Healing Muse: A Journal of Literary and Visual Arts
 
The annual journal of literary and visual art that is published by Upstate Medical University's Center for Bioethics and Humanities, is looking for artists and writers for next year’s fall publication! We welcome fiction, poetry, narratives, essays, memoirs, drawings, photography, and graphic art, particularly but not exc...

Continue reading ...
 

Grasslimb

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 12, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
Grasslimb
http://grasslimb.com/journal/submissions.html

We invite the submission of poetry, short prose, line art, cartoons, and book and new music reviews. There is no theme; we seek quality art and literature. When submitting poetry, 4-6 pieces are preferred; line count is not necessary. For artwork, please submit photocopies or electronic versions (if electronic, 600 dpi preferred) only. Prose must include a word count and should not exceed 2,500 words; 1,000-2,000 is best for us. Submissio...

Continue reading ...
 

Magnolia: A Journal of Women's Literature

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 23, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
 Magnolia: A Journal of Women's Literature is seeking submissions
 
Magnolia: A Journal of Women's Literature is currently accepting submissions for it's second volume. As a series dedicated to socially engaged literature, this collection caters to works often ignored by mainstream publishers, thereby representing a milestone in women's publishing.

The Institute welcomes submissions for Volume II of a new series dedicated to sociall...

Continue reading ...
 

Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 16, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
BORDERLANDS: Texas Poetry Review is a literary journal based in Austin, Texas that published poetry along with photographs, reviews and essays.

Submission deadline for the Summer 2012 issue is December 15, 2011

Please submit a maximum of four outwardly directed poems that exhibits social, political, geographical, historical or spiritual awareness. We are open to traditional and experimental forms. Payment is one copy.

http://www.borderlands.org/guidelines.html  


Continue reading ...
 

Persimmon Tree magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 10, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
Persimmon Tree’s mission is to bring the creativity and talent of women over sixty to a wide audience of readers of all ages.

We are looking for work that reveals rich experience and a variety of perspectives. Each issue of the magazine will include several fiction and nonfiction pieces, poetry by one or more poets, and the work of one visual artist. The magazine is published quarterly, in association with Mills College.

We welcome previously unpublished fiction and nonfiction pieces under 3...

Continue reading ...
 

Chrysalis Reader

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 21, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
Chrysalis Reader is a contemporary journal of spiritual discovery.
 
The Chrysalis Reader audience includes people from numerous faiths and backgrounds. Many of them work in psychology, education, religion, the arts, sciences, or one of the helping professions. The style of writing may be humorous, serious, or some combination of these approaches. Essays, poetry, and fiction that are not evangelical in tone but that are unique in addressing the Chrysalis Reader theme are more likely to be ...

Continue reading ...
 

5x5 Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 29, 2011, In : Literary Journal 

5x5 Literary Journal

5x5 is a concise literary magazine, which means we are looking for concise literature to print.

5x5 will consider almost any original, previously unpublished work for publication.  We don't consider posting a piece to your own website to be "published."

We accept simultaneous submissions as long as you tell us that you are submitting simultaneously and let us know right away if it's accepted elsewhere.

Current Theme: Sacred (deadline: November 1, 2011)

http://www.5x5litmag.or...


Continue reading ...
 

The First Line Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 27, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
The First Line Literary Journal
http://thefirstline.com/submission.htm

Fiction stories 300 to 3000 words. Nonfiction stories 500 to 800 words.
First line of the story must be "It had been a long year."
Payment $20. Deadline November, 1, 2011.


Continue reading ...
 

Front Porch Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 19, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
FRONT PORCH JOURNAL
MFA Program, Dept. of English, Texas State University 601 University Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666
www,frontporchjournal.com  
frontporchjournal@gmail.com
Online literary journal publishes flash fiction, short stories, poetry and creative nonfiction. Submit 1-5 poems or fiction and nonfiction up to 5,500 words. Accepts submissions only through the online submissions manager.
from: the Writer Magazine newsletter


Continue reading ...
 

The Journal of Creative Compressed Arts

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 16, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts, http://matterpress.com/journal is looking for, as you might guess, "compressed creative arts." We accept fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, mixed media, visual arts, and even kitchen sinks, if they are compressed in some way. We publish weekly.
 
Our response time is generally 1-3 days. Also, our acceptance rate is currently about 1% of submissions. We pay writers $50 per accepted piece and signed contract.

We are currently ONLY open for compresse...

Continue reading ...
 

Rosebud

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 9, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
Rosebud: The Magazine for People who Enjoy Good Writing is open to outside submissions and reviews material throughout the year. The best way to get a feeling of what they do is to read an issue or two. You can either visit your local bookstore (we are available in Borders and Barnes & Noble), or better yet—subscribe or buy a sample copy directly from us. Also, check out our website at www.rsbd.net
 
They accept submissions of prose or poetry, publish...

Continue reading ...
 

Rio Grande Review: The Apocalypse

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 8, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
Rio Grande Review: The Apocalypse
 
The Fall 2011 issue of Rio Grande Review will deal with imminent change. It was only a few months ago that Harold Camping was convinced that the end of the world was near and total destruction was inevitable. This was not the first prophecy of total annihilation to come, nor will it be the last. Whether one takes on a very religious, intellectual, or scientific viewpoint of the Apocalypse, or this ‘great cha...

Continue reading ...
 

Matter Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 8, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
MATTER PRESS
http://matter.submishmash.com/Submit
---
The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts is looking for, as you might guess, "compressed creative arts." We accept fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, mixed media, visual arts, and even kitchen sinks, if they are compressed in some way. Work is published weekly. We pay writers $50 per accepted piece and signed contract. We are currently ONLY open for compressed prose, either fiction or creative nonfiction. Please submit only during the presc...

Continue reading ...
 

Windhover: A Journal of Christian Literature

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, April 17, 2011, In : Literary Journal 

Windhover: A Journal of Christian Literature

http://undergrad.umhb.edu/humanities/windhover-journal
Windhover is devoted to promoting writers and literature with a Christian perspective. The journal accepts a broad definition of that perspective while remaining committed to its identity as a journal of Christian literature.
 
The journal accepts unsolicited submissions of poetry, short fiction, non-fiction, and creative non-fiction. Please send no more than four poems per issue. Items lon...

Continue reading ...
 

Persimmon Tree - Short Takes Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 15, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
Persimmon Tree’s mission is to bring the creativity and talent of women over sixty to a wide audience of readers of all ages.
Call for Submissions: SHORT TAKES

We invite you to submit a short nonfiction piece (250-500 words) for our special section, "Short Takes." This section will appear twice a year, in the Summer and Winter issues.

See the list of topics listed below-they’re general, so you can relate to them as you wish. We’re especially interested in hearing about your exp...

Continue reading ...
 

Tin House Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 8, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
TIN HOUSE
http://www.tinhouse.com/magazine/submission-guidelines.html
---
Tin House accepts submissions September 1 through May 31, and, as always, our summer and winter issues are not themed. Please submit only one story or essay (ten-thousand-word limit), or up to five poems at a time.
 
Fall 2011 theme: THE ECSTATIC
We are looking for poetry, fiction, and essays addressing the ecstatic and its counterparts--the comedown and ecstasy thwarted, whether by internal or external means. Deadline:...

Continue reading ...
 

Boulevard

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 28, 2010, In : Literary Journal 
http://www.boulevardmagazine.org/projects.html
---
Boulevard strives to publish only the finest in fiction, poetry, and non-fiction (essays, interviews, etc.). No submissions will be accepted from May 1 to October 1.
 
POETRY - Submit no more than five poems at a time. We accept poems of up to 200 lines. We do not accept light verse. We pay $25-$500 (sometimes higher) for accepted work.
 
FICTION - We accept fiction works up to 8,000 words. We do not accept science fiction, erotica, weste...

Continue reading ...
 

Acorn: a journal of contemporary haiku

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 18, 2010, In : Literary Journal 

Acorn is now open to submissions until August 31, 2010 for their January/February issue. Original, unpublished haiku, not under consideration elsewhere, are welcome from all writers. Please send submissions of 5-15 poems.

More submission details and sample poems:
http://www.acornhaiku.com/acornhaiku/Submissions.html


Continue reading ...
 

Frogpond Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 22, 2010, In : Literary Journal 
an official publication of the Haiku Society of America.
 
Accepting submissions of unpublished haiku for their Fall issue until August 1, 2010. Up to 10 haiku per submissions. Details at: http://www.hsa-haiku.org/frogpond/submissions.html

Continue reading ...
 

Prune Juice: A Journal of Senryu and Kyoka

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 8, 2010, In : Literary Journal 
Prune Juice is seeking submissions of quality senryu and kyoka in English from writers across the globe. Please submit up to twenty senryu/kyoka at a time via email. Poems should appear in the body of the email – no attachments will be read. Please ensure that your submission has ‘PRUNE JUICE SUBMISSION’ clearly written in the email’s title field. Always include your name and a brief biography, even if you have submitted to us previously.
 
Submission period closes: May 1, 2010 for ...

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Rattle #33 - The Humor Issue

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 10, 2009, In : Literary Journal 

http://www.rattle.com/callsforsubs.htm

Poetry: The tribute section will feature humorous poetry -- light verse, puns, parodies...you name it; just make us laugh. To submit via email or hardcopy, follow the regular guidelines, but please note in the cover letter that you are submitting for the humor tribute.

Essays: We'd like to publish either a series of short essays on different aspects of humor in poetry, or a longer introduction to the history of humor in verse. Please query with any q...


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Fugue

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 19, 2009, In : Literary Journal 
Based at the University of Idaho, *Fugue* is constructing a 20th anniversary issue "in the form of a regionally based issue. Bruce Barcott said, 'We created the northwest with words,' but we are adding that it is this region which causes writers to write. This latter thought is what we are developing our anniversary issue around – the writers of the west, but more specifically the insiders, the born, the original settlers versus the outsiders, the migrators, the transplants, the carpetbagge...

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Indiana Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 5, 2009, In : Literary Journal 
Indiana Review is looking for art, poetry, fiction, and nonfiction for a special feature on Blue in our Summer 2010 issue. What do we mean by blue? We mean the color, the mood, the music. We're looking for work that honors, laments, declares war on, reinterprets, reinvents, and redefines 'blue.' Our door is wide open and the possibilities are endless. We're thinking the color blue; the blues; narrators named Blue; Holden Caulfield; Miles Davis's 'Kind of Blue'; William Gass's 'On Being Blue';...

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Chrysalis Reader

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 19, 2009, In : Literary Journal 
The Chrysalis Reader audience includes people from numerous faiths and backgrounds. Many of them work in psychology, education, religion, the arts, sciences, or one of the helping professions. The style of writing may be humorous, serious, or some combination of these approaches. Essays, poetry, and fiction that are not evangelical in tone but that are unique in addressing the Chrysalis Reader theme are more likely to be accepted. Our readers are interested in expanding, enriching, or challen...

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Weavings

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 1, 2009, In : Literary Journal 

Weavings journal is a quarterly publication that promotes a pattern of faithful living marked by prayer, community, and engagement. Such living, to which laity and clergy alike are called, embraces all those expressions of discipline and discipleship that mark the Christian's response to God's work of weaving together the torn fabric of life.  http://www.upperroom.org/weavings/writers_guidelines.asp

Do Not Be Anxious About Tomorrow

Vol. XXV, No. 4 (Fall)

All Proposals Due: 8/03/09
All Assign...


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Umbrella Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 22, 2009, In : Literary Journal 
 
http://umbrellajournal.com/submit.html
 
For the Fall 2009 Umbrella (pub date September 1) we will be reading both unthemed and themed poetry and prose.  For the themed section, we are looking for poems that have something to do with school subjects, e.g., history, geography, science, math, languages, etc.  Understand, we are not looking for retrospective poems that deal with your school days, but rather poems that encounter the subjects themselves. (Despite that statement, we’ve been see...

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Weavings Christian Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 20, 2009, In : Literary Journal 

Weavings journal is a quarterly publication that promotes a pattern of faithful living marked by prayer, community, and engagement. Such living, to which laity and clergy alike are called, embraces all those expressions of discipline and discipleship that mark the Christian's response to God's work of weaving together the torn fabric of life.  http://www.upperroom.org/weavings/writers_guidelines.asp

Turning the World Upside Down

Vol. XXV, No. 2 (Spring)

All Proposals Due 6/02/09
All Assignme...

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Catalyst Book Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 30, 2009, In : Literary Journal 
Seeking literary essays telling personal stories for two anthologies, one focusing on birth parents, and the other on the subject of miscarriage. The submission deadline for both books is August 15, 2009, and payment in each case will be $50 plus one copy of the book. See www.catalystbookpress.com/Guidelines.html for more information.
 
from: www.practicing-writer.com

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Fairy Tale Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, April 26, 2009, In : Literary Journal 
http://www.fairytalereview.com/contact.html
 
This annual journal is devoted to fairy tales as a contemporary art form and is accepting submissions of stories and poems until June 15, 2009, for its upcoming issue with the theme "Little Red Riding Hood."
 
from: www.writersmarket.com

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LiturgicalCredo

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 16, 2009, In : Literary Journal 
LiturgicalCredo, a member of the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses, is changing its mission. Beginning in June, the online literary journal will be devoted to contemporary stories of faith and doubt in the forms of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. We seek expressions of hard-won faith as well as doubts that won't go away. We do not want simplistic belief or mere skepticism. Instead, we look for inward struggles that are lived within contemporary experiences, whether extraordinary or m...

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Vineyards: A Journal of Christian Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, April 5, 2009, In : Literary Journal 

New Journal of Christian Verse Seeks Submissions

Vineyards: A Journal of Christian Poetry, publishing its inaugural issue in early 2010, seeks high quality, original poetry in the tradition of Donne, Herbert, Hopkins, Thompson, Eliot, Anne Sexton, Kelly Cherry, Scott Cairns, etc. We are looking for sacramental poetry that challenges the mind and the soul. Vineyard does not want greeting card sentimentality but poems that display the technical mastery and creative fervor that characterize wor...


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Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 29, 2009, In : Literary Journal 
PAY: $.11/word/poetry: $75+

Seeks to promote informed, committed spiritual growth with attention to the corporate dimension of the spiritual life. Such growth, to which laity and clergy alike are called, embraces all those expressions of discipline and discipleship that mark the Christian's response to God's work of weaving together the torn fabric of life. Weavings invites participation in the spiritual life, seeking to provide a forum in which our life in the world and the spiritual resourc...

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Sally Clark Like finding shells on the beach, I love doing market research! And what I find, I love to share! I write in a variety of genres including children's, Christian, poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, so these post follow along those lines. Check out my web site: www.sallyclark.info, for more about me.
 
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