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Publications Showing 10 of 22
Existere. Pays, Non-Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, Canada
No Tokens. Unpaid, Non-Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, United States
Proximity. Theme issue: “Reuse” For this issue of Proximity, we are looking for submissions that showcase nonfiction’s relationship to REUSE and all its permutations. What reusable materials — papers, plastics, forms, styles, memories, fashion, family heirlooms — can help reveal something important about the larger world? We want writing that is interested in what emerges, or reemerges, from the process of reflection and rediscovery. Unpaid, Non-Fiction, United States
Ricepaper. We focus on showcasing creative writing by Asian Canadians and material containing diverse characters, stories and/or themes pertinent to the broad Asian Canadian population. That said, we are open to accepting submissions from writers around the globe so long as we can see a link between the content and an aspect of the Asian Canadian experience. Unpaid, Non-Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, Canada
Foglifter. Foglifter welcomes daring and thoughtful queer work, in all forms. We don't only publish queer folks, but anyone interested in queering form and/or perspective. We are especially interested in cross-genre, intersectional, marginal, and transgressive work. Unpaid, Non-Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, United States
Barrelhouse. Pays, Non-Fiction, United States
Sand. Unpaid, Non-Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, International
Pleiades. Submissions open July 1 Unpaid, Non-Fiction, Fiction, United States
Virginia Quarterly Review. Submissions open July 1. Pays, Non-Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, United States
Guernica. Pays, Non-Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, United States
Contests Showing 11 of 24
Bellevue Literary Review Prizes. Awards for award outstanding writing related to themes of health, healing, illness, the mind, and the body. Max word count for prose is 5,000, but most of our published work tends to be in the 2,000-4,000 range. (We do not publish "genre" fiction or academic essays.) Poetry submissions should have no more than 3 poems. Fees, Pays, Non-Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, United States
2040 Awards Program. Open to ethnic authors or those from an ethnic background over the age of 18. International entries and translations welcome. What are we looking for? All fiction and creative nonfiction will be eligible despite genre, form, subject, or length. So we’ll take full-length manuscripts, collections short or long, and essays. Fees, Pays, Non-Fiction, Fiction, United States
Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers. Emerging writers are welcome in ALL categories, but this category is exclusively open to writers whose fiction has not appeared, nor is scheduled to appear, in any print publication with a circulation over 5000. Most entries run from 1000 - 5000 words, but any lengths up to 12,000 words are welcome. Fees, Pays, Fiction, United States
The Wasafiri New Writing Prize. We welcome submissions in one of three categories: Poetry, Fiction and Life Writing (the competition is open to anyone who has not published a complete book in the category entered). the word limit is 3000 maximum or a maximum of 5 poems. Fees, Pays, Non-Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, Britain
Rattle Poetry Prize. Open to writers, worldwide; poems must be written in English (no translations). Send up to four poems per entry. There is no line-limit. Fees, Pays, Poetry, United States
Prism International Non-fiction Contest. Max word count: 6,000. Fees, Pays, Non-Fiction, Canada
Francine Ringold Awards for New Writers. Open only to writers whose work has not appeared or is not scheduled to appear in more than 2 publications. Submit up to 5 pages of poetry (one long poem or several short poems) or 5,000 words of fiction maximum (one short story or a self-contained excerpt from a novel). Fees, Pays, Fiction, Poetry, United States
Lit POP Awards. Winners will have their work published in Matrix, and receive free travel to POP Montreal for a night in their honour. Poets are asked to send no more than 5 poems; fiction writers should send stories of no more than 4000 words. Unpaid, Fees, Fiction, Poetry, United States
William Faulkner Poetry & Short Fiction Competition. Fees, Pays, Fiction, Poetry, United States
Seán Ó Faoláin Short Story Competition. The competition is open to original, unpublished and unbroadcast short stories in the English language of 3,000 words or fewer. The story can be on any subject, in any style, by a writer of any nationality, living anywhere in the world. Unfortunately, translated work is not in the scope of this competition. Fees, Pays, Fiction, Britain
Narrative Spring Story Contest. Open to all fiction and nonfiction writers. We’re looking for short shorts, short stories, essays, memoirs, photo essays, graphic stories, all forms of literary nonfiction, and excerpts from longer works of both fiction and nonfiction. Entries must be previously unpublished, no longer than 15,000 words, and must not have been previously chosen as a winner, finalist, or honorable mention in another contest. Fees, Pays, Non-Fiction, Fiction, United States
Grants and Fellowships Showing 4 of 9
Centering Ourselves Residency. Centering Ourselves will bring together 20 writers for two weeks for an opportunity to gain key editorial feedback on specific self-identified areas of the participants’ manuscripts-in-progress. Participants will engage each other and faculty in critical conversations on the complex relationship of writing practice to racialization, Indigeneity, decolonization, migration, trans-national identity formations, and the role of art within a social justice movement. Unpaid, Fees, Non-Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, Canada
Fondation Jan Michalski Residency. Deliberately open to all types of writing, the Foundation residencies also allow those who are looking to combine writing and other forms of artistic expression the chance to pursue collaborative work with another. Unpaid, Non-Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, International
Omi Translation Lab Residency. Writers Omi will host four English language translators at the Omi International Arts Center for 12 days. This focused residency will provide an integral stage of refinement, allowing translators to dialogue with the writers about text-specific questions. It will also serve as an essential community-builder for English-language translators who are working to increase the amount of international literature available to English-language readers. The dates for Translation Lab 2017 are November 8-19, 2017. All residencies are fully funded, including airfare and local transport from New York City to the Omi International Arts Center in Ghent, NY. Unpaid, Non-Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, United States
Hedgebrook Writer in Residence. Unpaid, Fees, Non-Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, United States