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Trish Hopkinson has always loved words—in fact, her mother tells everyone she was born with a pen in her hand. A Pushcart nominated poet, she is author of three chapbooks and has been published in several anthologies and journals, including Stirring, Pretty Owl Poetry, and The Penn Review. She is a product director by profession and resides in Utah with her handsome husband and their two outstanding children. You can follow Hopkinson on her blog where she shares information on how to write, publish, and participate in the greater poetry community at

NO FEE/REPRINTS Submission call & workshop for women/non-binary POC – For the Sonorous, DEADLINE: July 8 / July 31, 2018

For the Sonorous is a new “literary journal dedicated to empowering and publishing women and non-binary people of color.” They publish three online issues of poetry, prose, and art each year. Additionally, they are supporting women and non-binary poets and writers by providing a summer writing workshop. Their first […]

NO FEE Contest & Submission calls (poetry, prose, chapbooks!) + editor interview – Sonic Boom, DEADLINES: June 25; July 1; Sept 30, 2018

Sonic Boom is a literary & arts journal seeking both solicited and unsolicited experimental poetry, flash fiction, and visual art submissions tri-annually; featuring an annual free contest; plus, a new chapbook press: Yavanika! They “hope to integrate multifarious genres of literature and artwork including Japanese short-forms of poetry, avant-garde, […]

NO FEE Submission call w/ musical prompt + editor/musician interview – Golden Walkman Magazine, DEADLINE: June 30, 2018

This is a really cool prompt and submission opportunity from the folks at Golden Walkman Magazine for a project they are calling “Dialogue Submissions.” Every few months, they will publish a Dialogue Starter Issue with poetry and prose inspired by an original, contributor-provided piece of instrumental music. “Writers will have (1) […]