Call for Submissions

Paying/Non-paying Submission Calls – Deadlines Feb. and Mar. 2015

Several of these are paying markets. This list focuses on poetry submissions, but most lit mags accept prose and art as well. The listings are in order of closest deadlines.

Before submitting, read my Submission Tips and to check other paying markets for emerging writers and how they are rated, download my spreadsheet: Poetry Magazine/Journal Ratings for Emerging Poets with Paying Markets.

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Synaesthesia Magazine

DEADLINE: 2/11/2015

SUBMISSION FEE: NONE

NOTES: Current theme is “EAT”

FORMS:  Short stories, flash fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction/essays, interviews, and a wide variety of art

PAYMENT: None

DUOTROPE: https://duotrope.com/listing/13887

Solarwyrm Press

DEADLINE: 2/15/2015

SUBMISSION FEE: NONE

NOTES: “We’re not drawn to experimental or heavy-handed genre fiction.” According to Duotrope, this market ranks among the 25 Most Challenging Fiction Markets in their database.

FORMS: fiction (any genre), non-fiction, and poetry

PAYMENT: “The author will receive 1 paperback copy of the anthology, and be paid at the rate of 1/2 a cent per word, which equates to a maximum of US$40.”

DUOTROPE: https://duotrope.com/listing/15856

Ninth Letter

DEADLINE: 2/28/2015

SUBMISSION FEE: NONE

NOTES: “We’re not drawn to experimental or heavy-handed genre fiction.” According to Duotrope, this market ranks among the 25 Most Challenging Fiction Markets in their database.

FORMS: Fiction, non-fiction, and poetry

PAYMENT: “Ninth Letter pays $25 per printed page, upon publication, for accepted material, as well as two complimentary copies of the issue in which the work appears.”

DUOTROPE: https://duotrope.com/listing/592

Okey-Panky

DEADLINE: 2/28/2015  CLOSED EARLY

SUBMISSION FEE: NONE

NOTES: New market affiliated with Electric Literature

FORMS: Fiction, non-fiction, and poetry

PAYMENT: “We pay contributors $100.”

Stinging Fly

DEADLINE: 2/28/2015

SUBMISSION FEE: NONE

NOTES: “We publish new, previously unpublished work by Irish and international writers. We have a particular interest in promoting the short story. Each issue also includes a mix of poetry, book reviews and essays, alongside occasional author interviews and novel extracts. We also welcome submissions of poetry and prose in translation.”

FORMS: Short stories, poems, book reviews, and essays

PAYMENT: “With a limited budget, we are only in a position to offer contributors a discretionary token payment. They also receive a copy of the issue in which their work is featured and can order further copies at a discounted rate.”

DUOTROPE: https://duotrope.com/listing/416

Black Warrior Review

DEADLINE: 3/1/2015

SUBMISSION FEE: $2 (Free for Subscribers)

NOTES: “Established in 1974 by graduate students in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Alabama.”

FORMS: Poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and art

PAYMENT: BWR pays a one-year subscription and a nominal lump-sum fee for all works published.

DUOTROPE: https://duotrope.com/listing/140

Oxford American

DEADLINE: 3/1/2015

SUBMISSION FEE: $2 (Free for Subscribers)

NOTES: “The Oxford American is a national magazine dedicated to featuring the very best in Southern writing while documenting the complexity and vitality of the American South.”

FORMS: Fiction, nonfiction, and poetry

PAYMENT: Unknown (assuming none)

DUOTROPE: https://duotrope.com/listing/434

Puerto del Sol

DEADLINE: 3/1/2015

SUBMISSION FEE: NONE

NOTES: “Puerto del Sol, now in its 47th year of publication, is the journal of the English Department at New Mexico State University dedicated to providing a forum for innovative poetry, prose, drama, criticism and artwork from emerging and established writers and artists.”

FORMS: Poetry, fiction, non-fiction, translations, artwork and criticism, as well as any interesting combinations thereof

PAYMENT: None

DUOTROPE: https://duotrope.com/listing/695

Quotable

DEADLINE: 3/1/2015

SUBMISSION FEE: NONE

NOTES: “The Quotable is a quarterly online and print magazine showcasing tomorrow’s quote-worthy authors.” Each issue is themed. Issue 17, closing for submissions on 3/1/2015 has a theme of “Atmosphere.”

FORMS: Short stories, essays, poetry and artwork

PAYMENT: None

DUOTROPE: https://duotrope.com/listing/5221

Slice

DEADLINE: 3/1/2015

SUBMISSION FEE: NONE

NOTES: “Slice magazine welcomes submissions for short fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. We’re looking for anyone with a fresh voice and a compelling story to share—basically any work that really knocks our socks off. We’re not drawn to experimental or heavy-handed genre fiction.”

FORMS:  Short fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and art

PAYMENT: “We offer all contributors of Slice a monetary award for their work ($100 for stories and essays and $25 for poems).”

DUOTROPE: https://duotrope.com/listing/2436

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