Call for Submissions

14 PAYING LIT MAGS – Deadlines: Nov. 9 – Nov. 30, 2019

The literary magazines/journals listed below all offer some form of prize/payment, do not charge submission/reading fees, take online submissions, and have submission deadlines in November 2019.

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


The Albion Review

DEADLINE: Nov. 9, 2019

SUBMISSION FEE: None

NOTE: Submissions are restricted to undergraduate students currently enrolled in any college or university.

FORMS: Short fiction, poetry, essays, and visual art

PRIZE: Each submission is eligible for a $200 prize for Poetry, Fiction, or Art.

Third Point Press

DEADLINE: Nov. 13, 2019 CLOSED EARLY

Fire Poetry

DEADLINE: Nov. 15, 2019

SUBMISSION FEE: None

FORMS: Poetry

PAYMENT: $5

Silver Blade

DEADLINE: Nov. 15, 2019

SUBMISSION FEE: None

THEME: Speculative dwarf poems, sci-fi, fantasy

PAYMENT: $15 for novellas, $3 for flash fiction, $8 for short stories, $8 for single poems.

The Lorelei Signal

DEADLINE: Nov. 15, 2019

SUBMISSION FEE: None

FORMS:Fantasy short stories, flash fiction, and poetry

PAYMENT: $7.50 for short stories, $3.00 for poems and flash fiction, $2.00 for reprints.

Mojo

DEADLINE: Nov. 15, 2019

SUBMISSION FEE: None

FORMS: Fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, comics

PAYMENT: $15

The McNeese Review

DEADLINE: Nov. 15, 2019

SUBMISSION FEE: None

FORMS: Poetry, fiction

PAYMENT: $50

Shooter

DEADLINE: Nov. 17, 2019

SUBMISSION FEE: None

THEME: Supernatural

FORMS: Poetry and prose

PAYMENT: £25 per story / £5 per poem

Zyzzyva

DEADLINE: Nov. 19, 2019

SUBMISSION FEE: None, postal subs only

FORMS:Fiction, poetry, essays, and artwork

PAYMENT: Token, semi-pro

Claw & Blossom

DEADLINE: Nov. 25, 2019

SUBMISSION FEE: None

THEME: Rings

FORMS: Poetry, flash fiction

PAYMENT: $25

Crannóg

LOCATION: Ireland

DEADLINE: Nov. 30, 2019

READING PERIODS: Rolling deadlines. Submissions are open in the month of: Nov for Feb issue. March for June issue. July for October issue.

SUBMISSION FEE: None

NOTES: Crannóg‘s mission is to publish the work of Irish writers alongside the best available worldwide and to show how well such writing sits with the best available internationally.”

FORMS: poetry under 50 lines, short stories under 2,000 words

PAYMENT: Writers selected to appear in Crannóg will receive:
* A contributor’s copy and €30 per story, €20 per poem.
* An invitation to attend/read at the launch of Crannóg at The Crane Bar, Galway, Ireland.
* Four contributors will be nominated for the Forward Prize for best single poem, in memory of Michael Donaghy.
* Six contributors will be nominated for The Pushcart Prize, (poetry and fiction).

DUOTROPE: https://duotrope.com/listing/1298

The Fiddlehead

DEADLINE: Nov. 30, 2019

SUBMISSION FEE: None

FORMS:Fiction, novel excerpts, creative nonfiction, and poetry

PAYMENT: $60 CAD per published page + complimentary copy of issue

Baltimore Review

DEADLINE: Nov. 30, 2019

SUBMISSION FEE: None

FORMS: Poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction

PAYMENT: $40 Amazon gift certificate or $40 through PayPal

NOTES: Regular submissions FREE and do not need to follow contest themes.

DUOTROPE: https://duotrope.com/listing/578

Drunk Monkeys

DEADLINES: Nov. 30, 2019

FORMAT: digitally online

SUBMISSION FEE: None

PAYMENT: $5 per piece

FORMS: fiction, poetry, and cartoons


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