Writing competitions

A comprehensive list of writing competitions and other opportunities in the UK and worldwide

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Chill Subs Magazine
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,000 words
Payment:
$20
Submission fees:
FREE
Tangled Web Magazine
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
5,000 words
Submission fees:
FREE / Fast Pass £10
Notes:
Seeking tartan noir and speculative fiction
Flash Fiction Online
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
500 - 1,000 words
Genre:
Payment:
$80
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Submissions open 1st-21st of each month (except December)
Funny Pearls
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
4,000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking humour writing by women - see website for rolling themes
Authors Foundation Grants for Works in Progress
Deadline:
Rolling
Genre:
Payment:
Grants of up to £6,000
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Deadlines on 1st July and 1st February, annually
Neon Books Pamphlet Submissions
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
One sheet of A4
Genre:
Payment:
£25
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking short works of fiction or poetry
Green Stories
Deadline:
Rolling
Genre:
Prizes:
£100 - £1,000
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking submissions of Ecofiction / CliFi / green solutions
Avon Books
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
60,000+
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking commercial novels
A Velvet Giant
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
10 pages
Genre:
Payment:
$20
Submission fees:
FREE
Lucky Jefferson
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,000 words
Line Limit:
3 poems
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Aquila Magazine
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,000 words
Genre:
Payment:
Paid - unspecified
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking short stories for ten year olds - email submissions@aquila.co.uk
Free Flash Fiction
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
500 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Stylist Short Stories
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,000 words
Genre:
Payment:
£200
Submission fees:
FREE
Travesties
Deadline:
Rolling
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking submissions from LGBTQ writers and artists
Better Than Starbucks
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
5,000 words
Line Limit:
50 lines
Genre:
Payment:
$20
Submission fees:
FREE
Voice Club Flash Fiction Contest
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
350 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
See website for themes
The Girl You Need
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
2,000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking personal stories on the subject of self-esteem, in the form of poetry, fiction, nonfiction or personal essay
Solarpunk Magazine Micro Fiction Contest
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
250 words
Genre:
Prizes:
$25
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
See website for themes - open 1 week per month
Hooting Owl
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,000 - 2,500 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Chicken Soup for the Soul
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,200 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Various themed submission calls - see website for details
Dragon Soul Press
Deadline:
Rolling
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Themed anthology calls - see website for details
Giganotosaurus
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
5,000 - 25,000 words
Genre:
Payment:
$100
Submission fees:
FREE
Bourbon Penn
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
2,500 - 7,000 words
Genre:
Payment:
$0.03 per word
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking odd fiction
TTA Press
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
10,000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking sci, fantasy and horror
The Arcanist
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,000 words
Genre:
Payment:
$0.10 per word
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking sci-fi, fantasy and horror
Commuter Lit
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
4,000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking short stories, memoir, novel excerpts and poetry
Lammergeier
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
5,000 words
Line Limit:
5 poems
Genre:
Payment:
$25
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Open for submissions in January, February, April, May, July, August, October and November
Crow Toes Quarterly
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
3,000 words
Line Limit:
1-5 poems
Genre:
Short_fiction
Payment:
$20 - $50
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking "playfully dark" literature for children aged 8-13 for quarterly themed issues - see website for themes
The Dalloway
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
7,000 words
Line Limit:
30 lines
Genre:
Short_fiction
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking fiction, flash fiction and poetry
Bellevue Literary Review
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
5,000 words
Line Limit:
3 poems
Genre:
Short_fiction
Submission fees:
$5
Notes:
Seeking fiction, nonfiction and poetry on the themes of health, healing, illness, the mind, and the body
Smoke Magazine
Deadline:
Rolling
Line Limit:
6 poems
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Okay Donkey Magazine
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,500 words
Line Limit:
1 page
Genre:
Short_fiction
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Submissions open 1st-15th of every month
Sinister Wisdom
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
5,000 words
Line Limit:
5 poems
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking writing by lesbians
Pidgeonholes
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,000 words
Line Limit:
50 lines
Genre:
Short_fiction
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Submissions open 1st-10th of each month
CASEVAC
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
500 words
Genre:
Short_fiction
Payment:
4 winners become judges for next round, with a $100 payment
Submission fees:
$4
Notes:
See website for themes
The Chamber Magazine
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
7,500 words
Genre:
Short_fiction
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking dark fiction and poetry
Driftwood Press
Deadline:
Rolling
Genre:
Short_fiction
Payment:
$150 - $500
Submission fees:
$3.99
Notes:
Various calls for submission from short fiction to chapbooks to nonfiction proposals
Globe Soup 7-Day Writing Challenges
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
2,000 words
Genre:
Short_fiction
Prizes:
£500
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Check website for themes
The Anansi Archive
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
500 words / 3,000 words
Genre:
Short_fiction
Prizes:
Poetry and Flash fiction: 1st: £20 / Runner-up: £10 / Short stories: 1st: £50 / Runner-up: £20
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Quarterly competition seeking poetry, flash fiction and short stories with an open theme
Friends Journal
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,200 - 2,500 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking articles and poetry for a Quaker audience - see website for themes
Cutleaf
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
6,000 words
Genre:
Short_fiction
Payment:
$50 - $750
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking fiction, poetry and essays
Aayo Magazine
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
2,000 words
Line Limit:
3 poems
Genre:
Short_fiction
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking fiction, poetry and nonfiction
Shooter Flash
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,000 words
Genre:
Short_fiction
Prizes:
£50
Submission fees:
£3.50
Heron's Nest
Deadline:
Rolling
Line Limit:
3 lines (haiku)
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking submissions of 5-15 haikus
Dark Horse Comics
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
6 pages plus synopsis
Genre:
Payment:
Publishing contract
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking submissions from writer-artists and writer and artist teams
Blue Earth Review
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
3,000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry
Every Day Fiction
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,000 words
Genre:
Payment:
$3
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
See website for themes
Flash 500
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
500 words
Genre:
Short fiction
Prizes:
1st: £300 / 2nd: £200 / 3rd: £100
Submission fees:
£5 for one story / £8 for two
Fusilli Flash Fiction Competition
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
200 words
Genre:
Short_fiction
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Open until 50 entries have been received. Submission must include a 'twist'
Interstellar Flight Press
Deadline:
Rolling
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Various calls for submission from short fiction to chapbooks to nonfiction proposals
Crow Toes Quarterly
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
3,000 words
Genre:
Payment:
$25 - $50
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking "playfully dark", intelligent, humorous, descriptive literature written for children ages 8 - 13. Check website for themes
Tipping the Scales
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
Fiction: 2,000 words / Nonfiction: 1,000 words
Line Limit:
1-3 poems
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE / Donations
Notes:
Seeking submissions from lesbian women only
Potluck Zine
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
500 - 800 words
Genre:
Payment:
Royalties
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking writing, recipes and poetry. Check website for current theme.
We Disturb
Deadline:
Rolling
Genre:
Submission fees:
Seeking disturbing stories
Claren Books
Deadline:
Rolling
Genre:
Payment:
$1,000 advance plus 50% net royalties
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking book manuscripts
Santa Fe Writers Project Quarterly
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
2,500 - 3,000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE / Tip jar
Notes:
All Quarterly issues for 2021 are special issue only. If you submit between October 24, 2020 and August 1, 2021, your submission will NOT be reviewed until October 15, 2021
Smoke Magazine
Deadline:
Rolling
Line Limit:
Six poems
Genre:
Payment:
Contributor copy
Submission fees:
FREE
Bridport Prize Bursaries for Under-Represented Writers
Deadline:
Rolling
Genre:
Payment:
Free entry to the Bridport Prize
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Deadline: 12th of each month
Palm-Sized Press
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
500 words
Genre:
Payment:
Paid
Submission fees:
$2
Brilliant Flash Fiction
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,000 words
Genre:
Payment:
$20
Submission fees:
FREE
Obsessed with Pipework
Deadline:
Rolling
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking poetry
The Pomegranate
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
4,000 words
Genre:
Payment:
£30
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction
Greatist: What's in your Freezer? series
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
600 words
Genre:
Payment:
$250
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking pitches about the interesting contents of your freezer
John Byrne Award
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
15,000
Genre:
Prizes:
£500
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Open to anyone over 16 who is living or studying in Scotland
TYPE!
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Sonder
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
3-5 pages of poetry or prose
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Open to submissions from writers who have been published fewer than 5 times
The Spectator
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
150 WORDS
Genre:
Payment:
£25
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Weekly themed writing competition – see website for latest theme. Deadline: Wednesdays at midday
Split Lip Magazine
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
Submit one piece only
Genre:
Payment:
$50
Submission fees:
February, April, June, October, December: Tip Jar / January, March, May, August, September, November: FREE Notes: Free submissions are available to Black writers for the rest of the year
Stand Magazine
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
4-6 poems / Fiction: 3,000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Does not accept simultaneous submissions
Stepaway Magazine
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking writing which leads the reader through the streets of a chosen city
Stinger Stories
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
300 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Theme: scifi / fantasy / experimental
Storyhouse
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
10,000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Themed rolling contests - see website for details
Trampset
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
None
Genre:
Payment:
$25 per accepted piece
Submission fees:
3 (50 free entries available per month for economically disadvantaged writers)
Notes:
Shorter pieces tend to get more love
The Treason Show
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
None
Genre:
Payment:
Share of box office
Notes:
Seeking parody songs, one-liners and topical sketche
Tuna Fish Journal
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
30 lines / 5,000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
New theme each calendar month. Visit https://www.tunafishjournal.com/schedule for schedule
Vela Press
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
80,000+ words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking science fiction, technothrillers and fantasy
Wigleaf
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Submissions open in the final week of August, September, October, November, January, February, March and April. Deadline: Last day of each month.
Wild Wolf Publishing
Deadline:
Rolling
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Requirements: Synopsis plus first 3 chapters
Seeking book-length submissions of thriller, horror and sci-fi
The White Pube Writers Grant
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
None
Genre:
Prizes:
£500
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Open to working-class writers based in the UK
Wyldblood Press
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
Flash: 300 – 1,000 words / Novels: 40,000 – 120,000 words
Genre:
Payment:
short fiction: 1p per word / Novels: royalty only
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking speculative and literary fiction
Yours Magazine
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
3,200 words
Genre:
Payment:
£25 - £125 depending on length
Submission fees:
Free
Neon Magazine
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
6 poems / Prose: 5,000 words / Chapbook proposals
Genre:
Payment:
Prose: 1p per word / Poetry: 10p per line (minimum payment £10)
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Alternate themed issues – see website for details
New Walk Editions
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
12 – 20 pages
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking poetry pamphlets
Nightmares and Phantasms Podcast
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,000 – 6,000 words
Genre:
Payment:
$5
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
One story per submission and one submission per month
One Hand Clapping
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
None
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Please submit writing as a Word document
The Other Stories Podcast
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
2,000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking short themed horror for professional narration and broadcast – see website for themes and deadlines
Painkiller Project
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,500 words / 1-2 actors
Genre:
Prizes:
£150 plus production
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking audio plays written after 20th March 2020. Deadline: 1st – 4th of each month
Pidgeonholes
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,000 words / 5 poems
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Deadline: 1st – 10th of each month
Pithead Chapel
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
4,000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking short fiction, nonfiction and prose poetry
Pocketfire
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1-3 poems
Genre:
Submission fees:
Video: $5 / print: $3 / online: $2 (all reimbursed on acceptance)
Notes:
Seeking submissions of poetry for video performance, print and online publication
Poetry Birmingham Literary Journal
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
Up to 3 poems
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Poetically Magazine
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
Poetry: 2 pages / prose: 2,000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Poetry Ireland Review
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
6 poems or 10 pages
Genre:
Payment:
€40
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Submissions from women and people from diverse ethnic backgrounds are actively encouraged
Poetica Magazine
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
None
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Looking for poetry and prose centred on the Jewish experience. Interested in personal stories – not historical or political views
Post Quarantine
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
None
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Theme: Letters to open when all this is over
The Rambling
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
500 – 1,500 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking work relating to the eighteenth century
Ruminate Magazine
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1500 words
Genre:
Payment:
 $20/page for poetry (with a maximum of $80 per poem), $20/400 words for prose
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Various submission windows for each genre – please see website for full details
Sand Hills Magazine
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,000 words / 3 poems
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking submissions from writers currently residing in the US only
Shirley Magazine
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
3,000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Smokelong Quarterly
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,000 words
Genre:
Payment:
$50
Submission fees:
FREE
Softblow
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
4-6 poems
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Gasher Journal
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
poems or 500-3,000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
The Good Literary Agency
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
None
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking book-length submissions in any genre from writers who are part of groups under-represented in mainstream publishing
Go Havok
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,000 Words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking short fiction in the following genres: mystery, science fiction, comedy, thriller, fantasy. Check website for monthly themed calls
Grand Little Things
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
None
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking formal poetry only
Hindsight 2020
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
2,000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking personal stories of 2020
Hip Mama Magazine
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
None
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking articles on the subject of alternative parenting
HOOT Review
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
150 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
$2
Notes:
Seeking fiction, non-fiction, memoir, poetry, and book reviews
i-D
Deadline:
Rolling
Genre:
Payment:
Paid
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Pitch required
Inkcap
Deadline:
Rolling
Genre:
Payment:
£100-£400
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Pitch Required
Seeking pitches for journalism on the subject of nature, ecology and conservation in the UK
Kissing Dynamite Poetry
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
One poem
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Deadline: 1st – 10th of each month
Lavender Review
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
3-6 poems
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Open to submissions of work by, about and for lesbians
Litro Online
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
Varies
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Various open calls for flash, short stories and essays – see website for details
Lumiere Review
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
2,000 words / 2 pages of poetry
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
The Missouri Review
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
Prose: 2,000-9,000 words / Poetry: 8-20 pages
Genre:
Submission fees:
$4
Microverses
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
Poetry: 8 lines / Narrative pieces: 280 characters or fewer
Genre:
Payment:
Poetry: $1/line / Other: $2.80/piece
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Experimental and interactive forms welcome
Motherly
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking personal, first-person insights about motherhood
Motherwell
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,200 words
Genre:
Payment:
Paid
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking personal essays on a variety of parenting topics
Murderous Ink Press
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
10,000 words
Genre:
Payment:
1,000-5,000 words: £10 / 6,000-10,000 words: £20
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking crime fiction
Mutha Magazine
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,500 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking nonfiction on all aspects of parenthood
National Geographic
Deadline:
Rolling
Genre:
Payment:
Paid
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Pitch required
Asymptote Journal
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
5,000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Awakenings Review
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
5,000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking work from writers who have had a personal experience with mental illness
Blue Marble Review
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
poems / Prose: 1,500 words
Genre:
Payment:
$25 per piece
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking poetry, fiction, non-fiction, essays, opinion pieces, travel writing, photography and art
Blue Moose Books
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
end the first three chapters of a novel, plus synopsis
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking novels from unpublished writers. No children’s, YA or poetry
Book of Matches
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
2,1000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking poetry, fiction, nonfiction and translation
Brevity Magazine
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
750 words
Genre:
Payment:
$45
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking extremely brief essays
Bust
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
250 – 2,500 words (see website for full details)
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Carve Magazine
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
None
Genre:
Payment:
$50-$100
Submission fees:
FREE
CHILLFILTR
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
3,000 words
Genre:
Payment:
 $20/1,000 words (up to $60)
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Looking for poetry, memoirs, short stories and personal essays
The Common Tongue Magazine
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
600 – 6,000 words
Genre:
Payment:
$0.03/word
Notes:
Seeking submissions of dark fantasy
Creative Nonfiction
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
4,000 words
Genre:
Payment:
$125 + $10 per printed page
Submission fees:
$3
Notes:
Seeking all types of creative nonfiction
Daily Science Fiction
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1500 words
Genre:
Payment:
$0.08 per word
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Especially seeking flash sci-fi
The Decolonial Passage
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
3,000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
See https://thedecolonialpassage.net/mission/ for guidelines on theme
The Rail
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
7,500 words / 90 lines
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking poetry, fiction and nonfiction
Driftwood Press
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
None
Genre:
Payment:
Novellas: $400 plus royalties / Short stories: $100 / Poetry: $15 / Poetry collections: $500 plus royalties / Visual arts, comics and graphic novels: varies
Submission fees:
Fiction: £3.99 / Poetry: $2.99 / Novella: $20 / Poetry collection: $20 / Visual arts, comics and graphic novels: free
Fairlight Books
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
Novel: 50,000+ / Novella: 25,000 – 50,000 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Accepting submissions of literary fiction only. Please send no more than 10,000 words
The Fiction Desk
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
1,000 – 20,000 words
Genre:
Payment:
£20 per 1,000 words
Submission fees:
£4 / free when you buy an anthology
Fictive Dream
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
500 - 2,500 words
Genre:
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Seeking short stories
The Forge
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
5,000 words
Genre:
Payment:
$75
Submission fees:
FREE
Frontier Poetry
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
5 poems or 10 pages
Genre:
Payment:
$50 per poem (up to $150)
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Open to new and emerging poets only (no more than one full-length published work)
101 Words
Deadline:
Rolling
Word limit:
 101 words (exactly)
Genre:
Payment:
$10
Submission fees:
FREE
Notes:
Does not accept poetry, children’s fiction or erotica

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