WRITING COMPETITIONS AND SUBMISSION OPPORTUNITIES

For writey writing writers

November 2020

Anatolios Magazine

Deadline: 30th November 2020
Word Limit:
6 poems or 10,000 words
Entry Fee: FREE
Notes: Submissions open 1st October

More details and submissions info HERE

Anthology Magazine Poetry Prize

Deadline: 30th November 2020
Word Limit:
40 lines
Prizes: €500
Entry Fee: €15
Notes: Theme: Expectations

More details and submissions info HERE

Apparition Lit

Deadline: 30th November 2020
Word Limit:
1,000 – 5,000 words or 2 pages of poetry
Payment: $0.03/word (minimum $30)
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Poetry and short fiction submissions open 15th November

More details and submissions info HERE

Better Than Starbucks Sonnet Contest

Deadline: 30th November 2020
Word Limit:
up to two metrical sonnets
Prizes: 1st: $350 / 2nd: $100 / 3rd: $50
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Sonnets can be Shakespearean, Petrarchan, Spenserian, rhymed, or slant-rhymed

More details and submissions info HERE

The Boiler Prize

Deadline: 30th November 2020
Word Limit:
800 words
Prizes: 1st: $500 / 2nd: $250
Entry Fee: $7
Notes: Seeking submissions in any genre

More details and submissions info HERE

Cafe Writers Open Poetry Competition

Deadline: 30th November 2020
Word Limit:
40 lines
Prizes: 1st: £1,000 / 2nd: £300 / 3rd: £200
Entry Fee: £4

More details and submissions info HERE

Cranked Anvil Flash Fiction Competition

Deadline: 30th November 2020
Word Limit:
500 words
Prizes: 1st: £100 / 2nd: £25
Entry Fee: £3

More details and submissions info HERE

Film Fund Grant Programme

Deadline: 30th November 2020
Word Limit:
none
Grant: $5,000-$30,000
Entry Fee: $59

More details and submissions info HERE

Green Ink Poetry

Deadline: 30th November 2020
Word Limit:
One A4 page
Entry Fee: FREE
Notes: Theme: Safeguard

More details and submissions info HERE

Iowa Review

Deadline: 30th November 2020
Word Limit:
Prose: 25 pages / Poetry: 8 pages
Payment: Poetry: $1.50 per line ($40 min.) / Prose: $0.08 per word ($100 min.)
Entry Fee: $4

More details and submissions info HERE

Luna Press Publishing: Speculative Scotland

Deadline: 30th November 2020
Word Limit:
First three chapters of a 60,000 – 120,000 completed work
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking collections of short stories and stand-alone novels of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Dark Fantasy by Scotland-based writers

More details and submissions info HERE

Paper Djinn Flash Fiction Contest

Deadline: 30th November 2020
Word Limit:
800 – 1,200 words
Prize: $10
Entry Fee: FREE
Notes: Theme: Imagine a world where androids are a sentient, self-governing race and co-exist with human beings. The two civilizations live and work together, make friends and enemies of each other, and engage in trade and war as any two nations on Earth

More details and submissions info HERE

Pure Slush: Birth – Lifespan volume 1

Deadline: 30th November 2020
Word Limit: 
1,000 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Theme: Birth/new beginnings

More details and submissions info HERE

Ornithopter Press

Deadline: 30th November 2020
Word Limit:
Poetry manuscripts of 70-100 pages
Entry Fee: FREE

More details and submissions info HERE

Reflex Flash Fiction Competition

Deadline: 30th November 2020
Word Limit:
180-360 words
Prizes: 1st: £1,000 / 2nd: £500 / 3rd: £250
Entry Fee: Choose your own

More details and submissions info HERE

Salt Publishing

Deadline: 30th November 2020
Requirements: Final, edited manuscripts of fiction, narrative nonfiction or poetry
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Submissions open 1st November 2020

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Soundwork Monologue Competition

Deadline: 30th November 2020
Time Limit:
Up to ten minutes
Prizes: Recording by professional actor
Entry Fee: FREE

More details and submissions info HERE

South Poetry

Deadline: 30th November 2020
Word Limit:
Up to three poems
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Postal submissions only

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Three Elements Review

Deadline: 30th November 2020
Word Limit:
3,500 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Submissions must incorporate three elements: Loop, ghost, hibiscus

More details and submissions info HERE

Under the Radar Magazine

Deadline: 30th November 2020
Word Limit:
Up to six poems/2,500 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Especially seeking work from women, writers of colour, LGBTQ+, Disabled, D/deaf, and low-income writers

More details and submissions info HERE

Wising Up Press

Deadline: 30th November 2020
Word Limit:
Up to five poems / 5,000 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking submissions for two themed anthologies: Truth, Fair Play and other Myths we Live by and Spot-cleaning our Dirty Laundry

More details and submissions info HERE

December 2020

Breakwater Fiction Contest

Deadline: 1st December 2020
Word Limit:
4,000 words
Prize: $1,000
Submission Fee: $10

More details and submissions info HERE

DUM DUM Zine

Deadline: 1st December 2020
Word Limit: 
1,500 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Theme: Quarantine

More details and submissions info HERE

Jane Underwood Poetry Prize

Deadline: 1st December 2020
Line Limit: 80 lines
Prize: $250
Submission Fee: $15

More details and submissions info HERE

Lagrange Books

Deadline: 1st December 2020
Word Limit:
3,500 – 15,000 words
Payment: short story: $100 / novella: $200
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Theme: Politics as story conflict

More details and submissions info HERE

Language Evolves Writing Competition

Deadline: 1st December 2020
Word Limit:
2,500 words
Prize: £400
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Theme: Language evolution

More details and submissions info HERE

The Latin Programme Poetry Prize

Deadline: 1st December 2020
Line Limit: 40 lines
Prize: £250
Submission Fee: £12
Notes: Theme: de rerum natura (on the nature of things)

More details and submissions info HERE

Parabola

Deadline: 1st December 2020
Word Limit:
3,000 words / 5 poems
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Theme: Wellness

More details and submissions info HERE

Le Scat Noir Encyclopedia

Deadline: 1st December 2020
Word Limit:
300 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking experimental encyclopedia and dictionary entries

More details and submissions info HERE

Slice Magazine

Deadline: 1st December 2020
Word Limit:
5,000 words
Payment: Stories and essays: $400 / flash fiction: $150 / poetry: $100
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Theme: Levity

More details and submissions info HERE

WNBA Writing Contest

Deadline: 1st December 2020
Word Limit:
Fiction: 3,000 words / CNF: 2,500 words / Flash: 750 words / Poetry: 5 pages
Prizes: $250 to each category winner
Submission Fee: $20

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The Phoenix

Deadline: 2nd December 2020
Word Limit:
5,000 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking submissions of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction and hybrid works

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The Spectator

Deadline: 2nd December 2020 (midday)
Word Limit:
150 words
Payment: Paid
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: You are invited to submit an extract from a Dickensian novel based around the name of someone in political life

More details and submissions info HERE

The Comedy Crowd: Chorts

Deadline: 4th December 2020
Time Limit:
Scripts of up to 3 minutes
Prize: £250
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking short comedy video scripts

More details and submissions info HERE

Literature Wales Professional Development Programme for Writers of Colour

Deadline: 4th December 2020
Word Limit: 
see website for details
Payment: £2,000 plus expenses
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Open to applications from writers of colour currently living in Wales

More details and submissions info HERE

Lucent Dreaming Novella Contest

Deadline: 4th December 2020
Word Limit: 
15,000 – 40,000 words
Prizes: 1st: £100 / 2nd: £50 / 3rd: £25
Submission Fee: £4 or free for low-income writers
Notes: No simultaneous submissions

More details and submissions info HERE

Lucent Dreaming Pamphlet Contest

Deadline: 4th December 2020
Word Limit: 
20 poems
Prizes: 1st: £100 plus publication / 2nd: £50 plus publication / 3rd: £25
Submission Fee: £5 or free for low-income writers
Notes: This competition is open only for diaspora, migrant and refugee poets in the UK who have not previously published a poetry collection

More details and submissions info HERE

The Spectator

Deadline: 4th December 2020 (midday)
Word Limit: 
none
Payment: Paid
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: You are invited to submit a Christmas hit single (please specify) rewritten as a sonnet

More details and submissions info HERE

Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award

Deadline: 4th December 2020
Word Limit: 
6,000 words
Prizes: 1st: £30,000 / shortlisted authors: £1,000
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Writers must have a record of prior publication of creative writing in the UK or Ireland

More details and submissions info HERE

Mini Saga Competition

Deadline: 6th December 2020
Word Limit: 
50 words
Prizes: £25 voucher
Submission Fee: FREE

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Cove Park Literature Residencies

Deadline: 7th December 2020
Word Limit:
2,000 words or 8 poems
Prizes: Residency plus £425 per week
Entry Fee: FREE
Notes: Open to UK-based writers who have published at least one book

More details and submissions info HERE

Into the Void Magazine

Deadline: 7th December 2020
Word Limit:
none
Payment: $10-$20 plus subscription
Entry Fee: FREE / tip jar

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Maverick Award

Deadline: 7th December 2020
Word Limit:
See website for details
Prizes: Three awards of £2,000
Entry Fee: FREE
Notes: Open to playwrights who have lived and worked in Scotland for at least 4 years

More details and submissions info HERE

Mslexia Women’s Pamphlet Competition

Deadline: 7th December 2020
Word Limit:
Up to 24 pages/20 poems
Prizes: £250 plus publication by Seren Books
Entry Fee: £20
Notes: Women only

More details and submissions info HERE

Mslexia Women’s Poetry Competition

Deadline: 7th December 2020
Word Limit:
Up to three poems of any length
Prizes: 1st: £2,000/2nd: £500/3rd: £250
Entry Fee: £10
Notes: Women only

More details and submissions info HERE

Rising Stars Wales Award

Deadline: 8th December 2020
Word Limit: 
See website for details
Prizes: Five winners will receive £100 each plus professional development
Entry Fee: FREE
Notes: Open to poets or illustrators from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background, based in Wales and writing or illustrating work for children aged 7-11 years old

More details and submissions info HERE

The Writer Fall Short Story Contest

Deadline: 8th December 2020
Word Limit: 
2,000 words
Prizes: 1st: $1,000 / 2nd: $500 / 3rd $250
Entry Fee: FREE

More details and submissions info HERE

Burningword Literary Journal

Deadline: 10th December 2020
Word Limit: 
5 poems / 2 pieces of flash fiction/flash nonfiction
Entry Fee: FREE

More details and submissions info HERE

Daisy Pettles Women’s Writing Residency and Grant

Deadline: 10th December 2020
Word Limit: 
20 pages
Prize: Month-long residency plus $1,000 stipend
Entry Fee: $0-$45
Notes: Women only. Residency located in Bedford, Indiana

More details and submissions info HERE

Mad Raptor Productions

Deadline: 13th December 2020
Word Limit:
none
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking manuscripts of fantasy/dystopia/sci-fi/speculative

More details and submissions info HERE

Capsule Stories

Deadline: 15th December 2020
Word Limit:
3,000 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Theme: In Bloom

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Clairvoyants Illustrated Children’s Book Project

Deadline: 15th December 2020
Requirements: Storyboard/script of full book plus 3 completed double-page spreads
Prize: €2,500 plus publication
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking international submissions in English and/or Polish

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The Great Pause: Rearview 2020

Deadline: 15th December 2020
Word Limit:
10,000 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking “paused reactions to current events”

More details and submissions info HERE

Roswell Award

Deadline: 15th December 2020
Word Limit:
1,500 words
Prizes: 1st: $500 plus access to UCLA writing course / 2nd: $250 / 3rd: $100
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Additional “Women hold up half the sky” award for best feminist sci-fi short story

More details and submissions info HERE

Launchpad Prose Competition

Deadline: 18th December 2020
Word Limit:
none
Submission Fee: $55
Prizes: Career development (see website for full details)
Notes: Seeking short stories, novels and manuscripts

More details and submissions info HERE

Unreal Estates

Deadline: 20th December 2020
Word Limit:
500 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Payment: Subject to funding
Notes: Seeking submissions from writers with a strong connection to Leeds, Bristol, Norwich or Thanet

More details and submissions info HERE

Wild Words Competition

Deadline: 21st December 2020
Word Limit:
none
Submission Fee: £7
Prize: Hour-long one-to-one mentoring session
Notes: See website for prompts

More details and submissions info HERE

To Live Again Anthology

Deadline: 25th December 2020
Word Limit:
7,500 words
Payment: $0.01 per word plus royalties
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Theme: Reincarnation or resurrection

More details and submissions info HERE

Sampad: My City, My Home

Deadline: 30th December 2020
Word Limit:
1,000 words
Prizes: Winner in each language category (Urdu, Bengali, English) receives £200
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Open to women and girls aged 16+ only who are residents or demonstrate a clear connection with locations in Pakistan, Bangladesh or Birmingham (UK)

More details and submissions info HERE

Adanna Journal

Deadline: 31st December 2020
Word Limit:
2,000 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Theme: What Women Need

More details and submissions info HERE

Anthology Askew

Deadline: 31st December 2020
Word Limit:
5,000 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Theme: Relationships “I’d love to be the light that finds you”

More details and submissions info HERE

Calyx Journal

Deadline: 31st December 2020
Word Limit:
6 poems / Short fiction and essays: 5,000 words / Visual art, reviews and interviews: 2,500 words
Submission Fee: $5 / $3 (student/low income)
Notes: Women only, submission window opens 1st October

More details and submissions info HERE

The Danahy Fiction Prize

Deadline: 31st December 2020
Word Limit:
5,000 words
Prize: $1,000
Submission Fee: $20
Notes: All entrants receive a one-year subscription to the Tampa Review

More details and submissions info HERE

Finding Light in Unexpected Places Anthology

Deadline: 31st December 2020
Word Limit:
3,000 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking Covid-19 stories that involve discovering unexpected joy, radiance, or light

More details and submissions info HERE

Lonely Cryptid Media

Deadline: 31st December 2020
Word Limit:
15,000 words /300 lines
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Theme: “Resist with every inch and every breath”. Submissions open for marginalised writers only 1/9 – 31/10 thereafter open to all writers

More details and submissions info HERE

Matchgirls Poetry/Flash Fiction/Phone Film Competition

Deadline: 31st December 2020
Word Limit: 40 lines / 200 words / 2 minutes
Prizes: £50 for each category winner
Entry Fee: £2
Notes: Theme: The Matchgirls

More details and submissions info HERE

The Moth Poetry Prize

Deadline: 31st December 2020
Line Limit:
None
Prizes: €6,000/3 x €1,000/8 x €250
Entry Fee: €15 per poem
Notes: Poems must be previously unpublished

More details and submissions info HERE

The New York Times: Modern Love

Deadline: 31st December 2020
Word Limit: 1,500-1,700 words
Payment: $400
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking true, personal stories of modern love

More details and submissions info HERE

Quay Words Young Writers Flash Fiction Competition

Deadline: 31st December 2020
Word Limit: 500 words
Prizes: 1st: £200 /  2nd: £100 / 3rd: £50
Entry Fee: FREE
Notes: Open to poets aged 10-18 years old. Theme: Trading places

More details and submissions info HERE

Rabbit Poetry

Deadline: 31st December 2020
Word Limit: Up to three poems
Entry Fee: FREE
Notes: Theme: Asia

More details and submissions info HERE

Swoop Books

Deadline: 31st December 2020
Word Limit: 3,000 words
Prizes: 1st: £100 / 2nd: £50 / 3rd: £25
Entry Fee: £5
Notes: Theme: Ordinary people

More details and submissions info HERE

Tiny Spoon

Deadline: 31st December 2020
Word Limit: 1,000 words
Entry Fee: FREE
Notes: Theme: Collaboration

More details and submissions info HERE

TriQuarterly

Deadline: 31st December 2020
Word Limit:
6 poems/5,000 words
Payment: Honoraria
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Submission window opens 1st October

More details and submissions info HERE

V International Playwrighting Contest

Deadline: 31st December 2020
Time Limit: Plays of 30 minutes to 2 hours
Prizes: 1st: €4,800 plus translation and performance / 2nd: €3,200 plus translation and performance / Shortlist: €2,000
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Open to submissions of plays for young audiences

More details and submissions info HERE

WoLF Poetry Competition

Deadline: 31st December 2020
Line Limit: 40 lines
Prizes: 1st: £400 / 2nd £150 / 3rd: £25
Submission Fee: £4
Notes: Theme: Aspects of love

More details and submissions info HERE

Write Time Short Story Competition

Deadline: 31st December 2020
Word Limit: 1,500 words
Prizes: 1st: £50 / 2nd £25
Submission Fee: £3
Notes: Open to writers over the age of 60 only

More details and submissions info HERE

Zombies Need Brains

Deadline: 31st December 2020
Word Limit: 7,500 words
Payment: $0.08 per word
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking submissions for three separate sci fi/fantasy anthologies. See website for details

More details and submissions info HERE

Rolling deadlines

101 Words

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit: 
101 words (exactly)
Payment: $10
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Does not accept poetry, children’s fiction or erotica

More details and submissions info HERE

Awakenings Review

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit: 
5,000 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking work from writers who have had a personal experience with mental illness

More details and submissions info HERE

Blue Marble Review

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit: 
3 poems / Prose: 1,500 words
Payment: $25 per piece
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking poetry, fiction, non-fiction, essays, opinion pieces, travel writing, photography and art

More details and submissions info HERE

Blue Moose Books

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit: 
send the first three chapters of a novel, plus synopsis
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking novels from unpublished writers. No children’s, YA or poetry

More details and submissions info HERE

Book of Matches

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit: 
2,100 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking poetry, fiction, nonfiction and translation

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Brevity Magazine

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
750 words
Payment: $45
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking extremely brief essays

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Bust

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
250 – 2,500 words (see website for full details)
Submission Fee: FREE

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Carve Magazine

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
none
Payment: $50-$100
Submission Fee: FREE

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CHILLFILTR

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
3,000 words
Payment: $20/1,000 words (up to $60)
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Looking for poetry, memoirs, short stories and personal essays

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The Common Tongue Magazine

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
600 – 6,000 words
Payment: $0.03/word
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking submissions of dark fantasy

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Creative Nonfiction

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
4,000 words
Payment: $125 + $10 per printed page
Submission Fee: $3
Notes: Seeking all types of creative nonfiction

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Driftwood Press

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
None
Payment: Novellas: $400 plus royalties / Short stories: $100 / Poetry: $15 / Poetry collections: $500 plus royalties / Visual arts, comics and graphic novels: varies
Submission Fee: Fiction: £3.99 / Poetry: $2.99 / Novella: $20 / Poetry collection: $20 / Visual arts, comics and graphic novels: free

More details and submissions info HERE

Fairlight Books

Deadline: Rolling
Word Count:
Novel: 50,000+ / Novella: 25,000 – 50,000 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Accepting submissions of literary fiction only. Please send no more than 10,000 words

More details and submissions info HERE

The Fiction Desk

Deadline: Rolling
Word Count:
1,000 – 20,000 words
Payment: £20 per 1,000 words
Submission Fee: £4 / free when you buy an anthology

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Fictive Dream

Deadline: Rolling
Word Count:
500 – 2,500 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking short stories

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Frontier Poetry

Deadline: Rolling
Word Count:
5 poems or 10 pages
Payment: $50 per poem (up to $150)
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Open to new and emerging poets only (no more than one full-length published work)

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Gasher Journal

Deadline: Rolling
Word Count:
8 poems or 500-3,000 words
Submission Fee: FREE

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The Good Literary Agency

Deadline: Rolling
Word Count:
none
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking book-length submissions in any genre from writers who are part of groups under-represented in mainstream publishing

More details and submissions info HERE

HOOT Review

Deadline: Rolling
Word Count:
150 words
Submission Fee: $2
Notes: Seeking fiction, non-fiction, memoir, poetry, and book reviews

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Lavender Review

Deadline: Rolling
Word Count:
3-6 poems
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Open to submissions of work by, about and for lesbians

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The Missouri Review

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
Prose: 2,000-9,000 words / Poetry: 8-20 pages
Submission Fee: $4

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Microverses

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
Poetry: 8 lines / Narrative pieces: 280 characters or fewer
Payment: Poetry: $1/line / Other: $2.80/piece
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Experimental and interactive forms welcome

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Neon Magazine

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
10 poems / Prose: 10,000 words
Payment: Prose: 0.5p per word / Poetry: 10p per line (minimum payment £10)
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Theme: Horror

More details and submissions info HERE

New Walk Editions

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit: 
12 – 20 pages
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking poetry pamphlets

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Nightmares and Phantasms Podcast

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
1,000 – 6,000 words
Payment: $5
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: One story per submission and one submission per month

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One Hand Clapping

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
none
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Please submit writing as a Word document

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The Other Stories Podcast

Deadline: Rolling
Word Count: 
2,000 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking short themed horror for professional narration and broadcast – see website for themes and deadlines

More details and submissions info HERE

Pithead Chapel

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
4,000 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking short fiction, nonfiction and prose poetry

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Pocketfire

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
1-3 poems
Submission Fee: Video: $5 / print: $3 / online: $2 (all reimbursed on acceptance)
Notes: Seeking submissions of poetry for video performance, print and online publication

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Poetry Birmingham Literary Journal

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit: 
Up to 3 poems
Submission Fee: FREE

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Poetically Magazine

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
Poetry: 2 pages / prose: 2,000 words
Submission Fee: FREE

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Poetry Ireland Review

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
6 poems or 10 pages
Payment: €40
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Submissions from women and people from diverse ethnic backgrounds are actively encouraged

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Poetica Magazine

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
None
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Looking for poetry and prose centred on the Jewish experience. Interested in personal stories – not historical or political views

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The Rambling

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit: 
500 – 1,500 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking work relating to the eighteenth century

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Sand Hills Magazine

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit: 
1,000 words / 3 poems
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking submissions from writers currently residing in the US only

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Smokelong Quarterly

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit: 
1,000 words
Payment: $50
Submission Fee: FREE

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Split Lip Magazine

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit: 
Submit one piece only
Payment: $50
Entry Fee: October, December: Tip Jar / November: FREE
Notes: Free submissions are available to Black writers for the rest of the year

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Stand Magazine

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
4-6 poems / Fiction: 3,000 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Does not accept simultaneous submissions

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Stinger Stories

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
300 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Theme: sci fi/fantasy/experimental

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Trampset

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
None
Payment: $25 per accepted piece
Submission Fee: $3 (50 free entries available per month for economically disadvantaged writers)
Notes: Shorter pieces tend to get more love

More details and submissions info HERE

The Treason Show

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
None
Payment: Share of box office
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking parody songs, one-liners and topical sketches

More details and submissions info HERE

Tuna Fish Journal

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
30 lines / 5,000 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: New theme each calendar month. Click here for schedule

More details and submissions info HERE

Wigleaf

Deadline: Last day of each month
Word Limit:
1,000 words
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Submissions open in the final week of August,
September, October, November, January, February, March and April

More details and submissions info HERE

The White Pube Writers Grant

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
None
Award: £500
Entry Fee: FREE
Notes: Open to working-class writers based in the UK

More details and submissions info HERE

Wyldblood Press

Deadline: Rolling
Word Limit:
Flash: 300 – 1,000 words / Novels: 40,000 – 120,000 words
Payment: short fiction: 1p per word / Novels: royalty only
Submission Fee: FREE
Notes: Seeking speculative and literary fiction

More details and submissions info HERE

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