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There are 66 different calls currently accepting fiction submissions (including fee-based).

The 2024 Plentitudes Prizes for Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry (The Plentitudes)
Call for Short Stories (Charges fees.)

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

The AIIRA Writing Contest (AI Institute for Resilient Agriculture (AIIRA))
AI Aspirations

Apricity Press (Gold Star Program)
Issue 9

Best Stories on the Human Impact of Climate Change (Secant Publishing)
Short Story Contest (Charges fees.)

Bimbo Feminist Anthology (Purple Ink Press)
Call for Poetry/ Fiction/ Art/

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

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

Consequence (Gold Star Program)

Cosmic Daffodil Journal (Gold Star Program)
The Seven Deadly Sins

The Creative Writing NZ Short Story Prize 2024 (The Writing District)
Short Story (Charges fees.)

Dismantle Magazine (Gold Star Program)
Open Call

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

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

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

Flights of Fancy Publications (The Mad Duck Coalition) (Gold Star Program)
Seeking Submissions!

FlowerSong Press
Manuscript Submissions Now Open

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

Grey Hands Literary Magazine
Online Magazine Submissions (Blog Posts) / Winter 23 Issue: A Gift You've Never Gotten

Headlight Anthology (Gold Star Program)
Issue 25 - Fiction

History Through Fiction Press (Gold Star Program)
Full-Length Manuscript Submissions / Reclaiming Mni Sota Indigenous Writers Grant

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

Limit Experience Journal (Limit Experience Media)
Lej Call For Submissions - Ongoing (Charges fees.)

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

Max Blood's Mausoleum (Gold Star Program)
Issue 2

The Metaworker Literary Magazine
General Call for The Metaworker / Micro Call for The Metaworker

Monthly Humour Competition (Witcraft) (Gold Star Program)
Witcraft monthly humour competition

Ole Blue Claw: Tales Celebrating the Crustier Side of Maryland
Fiction from Maryland writers (Charges fees.)

oteh nîkân: A Magazine of LGBTQ2S+ Indigenous Writing
Open for submissions

The Passionfruit Review (Gold Star Program)
3-Day Response (General Submissions) (Charges fees.) / General submissions

Radix Magazine

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

The Rumen (Gold Star Program)

Sandpiper Review (Gold Star Program)
Issue 3

The Scop: Literary and Fine Arts Magazine for King's College
Volume 84

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.)

Still Point Arts Quarterly (Shanti Arts LLC)
Call: Coffee, Tea, Cocoa—Writing Submission / The Houses of My Dreams—Writing Submission

StoSo Ink (Story Society)
Wanted: Speculative Fiction stories, poems, & art!

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.)

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

Vraeyda Literary
Sci-Fi/Magic Realism/Fantasy Novels

The Wild Umbrella
First Call

Willows Wept Review

Witcraft (Gold Star Program)
Inspired wit, humour and absurdity. / Not everything has to be serious

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

Wrong Turn Lit (Gold Star Program)

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