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There are 127 different calls currently accepting submissions (including fee-based).

50 Years of Hip-Hop Anthology (Purple Ink Press) (Gold Star Program)
Call for Poetry/ Fiction/ Art/ Lyrics

Apple in the Dark (Gold Star Program)
Summer 2024

The Artisanal Writer (Gold Star Program)
Literary Essays (craft, practice, poetics, theory)

Bass Clef Books
General Submissions (Charges fees.)

The Berry E. Rothhammer Prize for Poetry (Cyannocitta Press)
Poetry (Charges fees.)

Best Spiritual Literature Awards (Orison Books)
Best Spiritual Literature Award - Fiction (Charges fees.) / Best Spiritual Literature Award - Nonfiction (Charges fees.) / Best Spiritual Literature Award - Poetry (Charges fees.)

a bilingual anthology focused on Pupusas (FlowerSong Press)
an anthology on Pupusas

Bright Flash Literary Review (Gold Star Program)
Flash and Short Fiction, Memoir, Rolling Submissions, No Theme

Bristol Futurist (Bristol Noir) (Gold Star Program)
Brand Strategy (Charges fees.) / Design Thinking (Charges fees.) / Supercharged Spaces (Photos) (Charges fees.) / Workplace and Retail Design (Charges fees.)

Bristol Noir (Gold Star Program)
Articles & Reviews (Charges fees.) / Flash Fiction (Charges fees.) / Poetry (Charges fees.) / Short Stories (Charges fees.)

CafeLit (Gold Star Program)
Ongoing submissions

Call For Works In The Area Of Horror/Science Fiction/Fantasy-Manuscripts (FlowerSong Press)
Horror/Science Fiction/Fantasy-Manuscripts

Children's Books for ages 7-10 (CafeLit) (Gold Star Program)
Children#s 7-10

Children's Picture Books for writer / illustrator teams (CafeLit) (Gold Star Program)
Children's Picture Books

Children's Picture Books for writers (CafeLit) (Gold Star Program)
Children's Picture Books - writers

The City Key (Gold Star Program)
Open Submissions

Consequence (Gold Star Program)

Cosmic Daffodil Journal (Gold Star Program)
Future Visions

Creation Magazine (Gold Star Program)
Volume 05: A Numbers Issue

Digital Publications (Metatron Press) (Gold Star Program)
Digital Publication - Season 2 (Charges fees.)

The Echo: Teen Art & Lit Mag (Gold Star Program)
Cover Art Submissions / The Echo - Summer 2024

Emergent Reader Books for Children (CafeLit) (Gold Star Program)
Emergent reader texs and texts upt to 20,000 words for children

Fabula Press Short Story Competitions
PAID Submissions 2024 (Charges fees.)

Fast track for authors published by Bridge House, Chapletown and CafeLit (Gold Star Program)
Fast track

Feisty Women - Fiction (CafeLit) (Gold Star Program)
Feisty Women Fiction

Feisty Women Non- Fiction (CafeLit) (Gold Star Program)
Feisty Women Non-Ficition

Flash Fiction Collections (CafeLit) (Gold Star Program)
Flash Fiction Collections Open Call

FlowerSong Press
Manuscript Submissions Now Open

Flying South Contest (Winston-Salem Writers) (Gold Star Program)
Members Winston-Salem Writers (Charges fees.) / NON Members Winston-Salem Writers (Charges fees.)

Gavialidae (Gold Star Program)
Fiction and Nonfiction (Charges fees.) / Poetry and Flash Fiction (Charges fees.)

Get Fresh Books Publishing
Open for Poetry Manuscripts

Grand Little Things

Griffel (Gold Star Program)
Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Visual art (Charges fees.)

History Through Fiction Press (Gold Star Program)
Full-Length Manuscript Submissions

History Through Fiction Short Stories (History Through Fiction Press) (Gold Star Program)
Short Stories (Charges fees.)

Instant Noodles (Current Words Publishing)
Devil's Party / Holiday Noods

Jade Ring Writing Contest (Nonmember Submissions) (Wisconsin Writers Association)
Nonmember Fiction (Charges fees.) / Nonmember Fiction (Add Critique) (Charges fees.) / Nonmember Nonfiction (Charges fees.) / Nonmember Nonfiction (Add Critique) (Charges fees.) / Nonmember Poetry (Charges fees.) / Nonmember Poetry (Add Critique) (Charges fees.)

Loud Coffee Press (Gold Star Program)
Artwork / Flash Fiction (1000 Words Max) / Poetry

Love Notes From the Soul Anthology: Stories of Transformation (Mayacamas Press) (Gold Star Program)
LOVE NOTES Maiden Voyage (Charges fees.)

Lycan Valley Press Publications (LVP Publications)
Horror, Thriller, Pulp Novella

Macrame Literary Journal (Gold Star Program)
Fiction / Micro-Fiction / Poetry

The Manifest-Station (Gold Star Program)
Creative Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Autofiction

Max Blood Publications (Max Blood's Mausoleum) (Gold Star Program)
Theme: Horror novels in space

Max Blood's Mausoleum (Gold Star Program)
Issue 4

Mayacamas Press (Gold Star Program)
LOVE NOTES Anthology 2.0 (Charges fees.)

MAYDAY Magazine (New American Press) (Gold Star Program)
Art Submissions

Merion West (Gold Star Program)

MicroMeta Poems (Metatron Press) (Gold Star Program)

Midsummer Dream House (Gold Star Program)
Fiction Contest: Summer 2024 (Charges fees.) / Online Publication (Charges fees.) / Special Edition Issue: Halloween Themed (Charges fees.)

Midwest Weird (Gold Star Program)
Let's Get Weird: Submit to Audio Literary Magazine

The New York Quarterly
General Poetry Submission (Charges fees.)

The Orison Chapbook Prize (Orison Books)
Chapbook (Charges fees.)

The Passionfruit Review (Gold Star Program)
3-Day Response (General Submissions) (Charges fees.) / Issue 10 / Visual Art

The Plentitudes
The Plentitudes--Fiction & Nonfiction (Charges fees.) / The Plentitudes--Poetry (Charges fees.)

Plotopolis (Gold Star Program)
Interactive Fiction / Interactive Project

Purple Ink Press (Gold Star Program)
Chapbook Contest 2024 (Charges fees.) / Chapbook Submission: Feedback One Poem (Charges fees.) / Chapbook Submission: Feedback for Multiple Poems (Charges fees.) / Chapbook Submission: Feedback Full Chapbook (Charges fees.)

Quills and Cosmos Press
Sci-fi OR Fantasy novels

The Red Telephone YA books (CafeLit) (Gold Star Program)
YA Novels 45,000 to 105,000 words

River River Books
2024 Open Reading Period

The Rumen (Gold Star Program)
Fiction / Non-Fiction / Poetry

Sci-Fi Horror Anthology: Songs from the Void (Max Blood's Mausoleum) (Gold Star Program)
Flash Fiction, Theme: Horror in Space

Shanti Arts Publishing (Shanti Arts LLC)
Book Publishing—Manuscript Submission

Single author short story collections (CafeLit) (Gold Star Program)
Single author collections

Slant Books
Manuscript Submission (Charges fees.)

SLO NightWriters Golden Quill Writing Contest
Fiction (Member of SLO NightWriters) (Charges fees.) / Fiction (Non-Member of SLO NightWriters) (Charges fees.) / Nonfiction (Member of SLO NightWriters) (Charges fees.) / Nonfiction (Non-Member of SLO NightWriters) (Charges fees.) / Poetry (Member of SLO NightWriters) (Charges fees.) / Poetry (Non-Member of SLO NightWriters (Charges fees.)

Still Point Arts Quarterly (Shanti Arts LLC)
My Favorite Things—Art Submission / My Favorite Things—Writing Submission / The Self-Portrait—Art Submission / The Self-Portrait—Writing Submission / Walking—Art Submission / Walking—Writing Submission

Sunspot Literary Journal (Gold Star Program)
Flash, poetry, graphic novels, art (Charges fees.) / Long form fiction, CNF, poetry, graphic novel (Charges fees.) / Short stories, nonfiction (Charges fees.) / Solar Flare: $500 for Authors/Artists (Charges fees.) / Supernova: very long fiction, CNF, graphic novel (Charges fees.)

Tales (The Writer's Workout)
Theme: The Kitchen

Toda clase de dulces: Sweets from My Childhood (FlowerSong Press)
Poetry Anthology

Triangular Prism
Issue 1 (Charges fees.)

Twelve Winters Journal (Twelve Winters Press)
Twelve Winters Journal (Charges fees.)

WayWords Literary Journal (The Writer's Workout)
Tribute Section

The Wild Umbrella (Gold Star Program)
Second Call (Spring 24)

Willows Wept Review
Poetry / Prose / Visual Art

Witcraft (Gold Star Program)
Not everything has to be serious

Writing Teacher (CafeLit) (Gold Star Program)
Writing teacher

Wrong Turn Lit (Gold Star Program)
Book Reviews / Fiction / Nonfiction / Poetry

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