RCLAS WRITE ON! CONTEST 2019 is OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS!
• Submissions open January 15, 2019
• Deadline April 1, 2019
• Winners will be announced April 30, 2019
• 3 Categories:
o Non-Fiction (1500 words max)
o Fiction (1500 words max)
o Poetry (1 page single spaced max)
• Submit entry as a Word Document (Font Times New Roman, Size 12)
• 1st prize - $150, 2nd prize - $100, 3rd prize - $75 for each category.
• 3 honourable mentions in each category.
• Winners and honourable mentions will be published in RCLAS E-Zine, Wordplay at Work.
• Fees $10 per submission for members, $20 per submission for non-members.
Annual RCLAS Membership $35 a year.
• Maximum three submissions per person, total combined in any of our categories.
• Previously published work will be accepted as long as author retains copyright.
• Cover letter to include Name, Address, Email, Phone, Category, Title, Payment option.
• Submissions to judges are anonymous. Visit www.rclas.com for list of judges.
• Current Board Members are not eligible to submit.
• Winner’s Reading Event: Date to be announced.
SUBMISSION and Payment OPTION 1:
Pay via Paypal at www.rclas.com
AND email entry and cover letter to email@example.com
SUBMISSION and PAYMENT OPTION 2:
Mail your cheque or money order to:
Royal City Literary Arts Society
Box #308 – 720 6th Street
New Westminster, BC V3L 3C5
AND email entry and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
(DO NOT mail submission)
For further information Email: email@example.com
The Maynard is published online twice a year—April 15 (Spring issue) and on October 15 (Fall issue). The issues are edited by the Advisory Board and the Editorial Board. Poems receive the attention of three to five readers per issue. Currently, we are accepting only poetry and cover art submissions. In the future, we may expand to other forms—fiction, non-fiction, border genres, critical work, essays, etc.
The submission deadline for the Spring issue: January 31.
Expect response around February’s end.
The submission deadline for the Fall issue: July 31.
Expect response around August’s end.
We only accept poetry or cover art submissions through our Submission Manager. Submit your poetry through The Maynard online Submission Manager
Understorey Magazine is looking for writing and art for its youth and power issue. If you are a female between the ages of 12-25, submit your work on the theme for April 11. Payment is $60 for writing and $40 for art. http://understoreymagazine.ca/
Lush Triumphant Literary Awards
15th annual Lush Triumphant Literary Awards contest is open for entries until May 15, 2017.
For full contest details visit: http://www.subterrain.ca/
Submit to Room
Short Forms | Open October 15 - January 15
Creative Non-Fiction | Open December 1 - March 8
Fiction & Poetry | Open April 15 - July 15
Cover Art | Open September 1 - November 30
The call for submissions on any theme opens Feb 1, 2017 and will be edited by Chelene Knight and assistant edited by Cara Lang. 40.4 would also like to welcome Yilin Wang to their team.
Call closes April 30, 2017.
The next call for submissions is for issue 41.1 "Family Secrets."
All families have secrets. Rooted in guilt and shame, and passed on through the generations, these secrets can have unexpected reverberations in the present. Editor Terri Brandmueller and assistant editors Arielle Spence and Alissa McArthur seek your best poetry, fiction, CNF, and visual art that explore and expose the dark and tangled secrets that haunt and shape family narratives.
Submissions accepted from May 1 - July 31, 2017.
Westender Newspaper - Weekly Poetry Column
WANTED: Submissions from the local poetry community for a curated weekly poetry column in the Westender newspaper.
DETAILS: There are no restrictions on subject matter, but reactions to/comments on local issues and current events are encouraged. The poems would be supplied free of charge for the purposes of publication, however the artist would retain full rights to the work and it would be a single-use agreement for print and online.
TO SUBMIT: Email firstname.lastname@example.org with Poetry Column in the subject line. Please include the title of the piece, a brief bio, your full name and contact details, and any other information you find relevant to the piece. If you would like your social media handles to be included with the piece, please also supply.
START DATE: TBD
Prism International Magazine
Urban Farmhouse Press
Urban Farmhouse Press Looking for Submissions:
While we plan on accepting written manuscripts in the future we are currently unable to do so.
Currently we are accepting submissions via Submittable.
We are looking for book length manuscripts meeting the following general guidelines:
Poetry: minimum 50-60 pages of poetry,single spaced, and one poem per page.
Fiction: minimum 150 pages of prose, 12 pt font, double-spaced.
Novellas: 60-145 pages of prose, 12 pt font, double-spaced.
All manuscripts chosen for publication will receive a book contract and 8% royalties on all print copies sold.
We are currently charging submission fees. We want to be sure that your manuscripts receive the time and energy that you have put into them. This small fee helps to pay the bills. All fees are payable by credit card and paypal. We will be able to accept checks and money orders when our mailing address is up.
The Impressment Gang
We accept submissions of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and writing in general. The Impressment Gang prints four times a year: May, August, November, February. To get the best idea of what we are looking for, read our publication.
TIPS / GUIDELINES
For poetry we recommend sending up to 6 poems. We like our poems smart, original, and heart felt.
For fiction, non-fiction and other writing we won't set a word limit. But submissions really should knock our socks off. We accept multiple submissions.
If you are a publisher, or have work published that you want to submit for review? Send details to email@example.com.
Expect to hear back within three months of submitting. If considered for publication, we will send along editorial suggestions. We like working together.
We are proud to announce that we have started to pay our contributors the sum of $25. We are working hard to increase this drastically to what we think they should deserve. But right now, it's all we got.
Previously unpublished, original work.
We accept simultaneous submissions – but keep us informed.
Send: A Cover Letter with your name, address, email, titles of each piece of work, word count, and brief bio in one .pdf Your work, paginated, in 12 pt readable font, well written in another .pdf
Long Exposure Magazine
POETRY: A maximum of 6 poems per writer. Submissions are open to any form and theme, but work in the Ekphrastic genre or which combines text and image or engages in some way with the visual arts is of particular interest.
FLASH FICTION: 4 pieces per writer, each 700 words or less.
PHOTOGRAPHY/ARTWORK/ILLUSTRATION: 6 pieces per submission, open to any medium or subject. One submission is chosen as the cover image for each issue.
Long Exposure is seeking artists and photographers to regularly respond to the writing published in the magazine. If you would like to be added to the list of contributors then contact firstname.lastname@example.org with a short introduction and a selection of work or links to a portfolio. You can see the type of work we have published in previous issues here.
COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS: To date, the magazine has featured work from collaborative projects between photographers, poets, visual artists and others, as well as work by individuals across a variety of forms, and we are always keen to engage with whatever possibilities are being explored in this field.
Contact the editor if you would like to submit a poetry collection for review, published in the last year.
ESSAYS/ARTICLES:Long Exposure is open to proposals for articles and essays, particularly on the relationship between creative writing and the visual arts, contemporary poetry and poetics, and the arts in society. Please submit a brief synopsis to discuss with the editor.
Submissions to email@example.com. Please send work either in the body of the e-mail or as an attachment.We accept simultaneous submissions, but please inform the editor as soon as possible if your work is published elsewhere.To get a feel for the type of work Long Exposure publishes you can purchase a previous issue here.
We look forward to reading and viewing your work.