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 Full submissions  SUBMIT ONLINE     Submissions to Issue 48 a re open now! ​ Please make all submissions through Submittable: ​ IMPORTANT: please note that Qwerty is a graduate student-run magazine at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, and work submitted between April and September may not be read and responded-to immediately. ​ We welcome and encourage submissions from Indigenous writers and artists, writers and artists of colour, writers and artists with disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ writers and artists, and writers and artists from other intersectional and under-represented communities. If you are comfortable identifying yourself as one or more of the above, please feel free to mention this in your cover letter.   ​ What to send: ​ Our number one criterion, above all else, is mastery of craft. Though Qwerty has primarily published literary fiction and fine art, we have no qualms with publ

805Lit Art

 Full details  We can't wait to see your masterpiece! ​ ​ We're  looking for writing and art that is unexpected, striking, and moving. We are open to submissions year-round with occasional temporary closures.  We accept work for multiple categories including: ​ Art​ Poetry Flash Fiction Short Fiction Creative Nonfiction   A few notes: ​ Submissions are fee-free and accepted through Submittable. Please submit works not previously published elsewhere (your personal website/blog/social media do NOT count). We accept and encourage simultaneous submissions, but if your work is accepted elsewhere, please withdraw your submission via Submittable. We currently do NOT accept regular submissions from creators under 18.  Submitting does not guaranty publication. Submission Guidelines Duotrope          Florida Literary Links          NewPages            Poets & Writers             The Review Review         The Submissions Grinder        The Shor

Little Blue Marble

  Full details  FICTION What we're looking for: We publish speculative fiction that examines humanity's possible futures living with anthropogenic climate change. We prefer fiction with a hopeful outlook, but the occasional dystopia might fit too. While science is an important piece for solving the climate change puzzle, we challenge writers to also examine our existing social, cultural, political, and economic frameworks and envision new ones to help see us through to a better, more sustainable world. If your work does not feature climate change or environmental themes, please submit your work elsewhere. Our niche is very specific. Please see this interview at Six Questions For ...  if you'd like more details. What will be a harder sell: Yet another apocalyptic desert dystopia. Alien/god-like being intervenes and saves the world. We made this bed. We have to fix it. Stories in which we abandon the planet. Stories without a narrative through line, dramatic t

Funny Pearls

  Full details  Funny Pearls accept submissions from women worldwide. Short Stories We accept short stories of up to 4,000 words. Life/True Stories We accept life experience or observational humour of up to 2,000 words. Cartoons We are always looking for cartoons and comic strips. Submit Email your submission to Please type ‘SUBMISSION’ in the email heading followed by the title of  your work. Please include a brief message stating author name, title of the work and category (life, short story, cartoon). All entries must be written in English and submitted as WORD files. We do not work with Google Docs/Google Drive. Please do not use indents or tabs. Please use ‘ around dialogue and ” around any quotations inside dialogue We are happy to add a short biography (try to keep this to 50 words), a headshot and links to your social media accounts. We acknowledge receipt of your submission within seven days and aim to respond within six to eight weeks. P

Oatmal Studios

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Frigg Magazine

  Full details  Frigg: A Magazine of Fiction and Poetry is published online twice a year, in the spring/summer and fall/winter. Literary fiction. We publish single, longer-length short stories from 1,200 to 6,000 words. Flash-length short stories of up to 1,000 words are published in groups of at least three.  Poetry and prose poetry. Any length. Shorter works of poetry are published in groups of at least three. Longer poems are published as single works. Creative nonfiction. We publish single, longer pieces of creative nonfiction from 1,200 to 6,000 words. We also publish shorter, flash-length works of creative nonfiction (1,000 words or fewer) in groups of at least three.  We accept simultaneous submissions. Please let us know if all or part of the submission has been accepted elsewhere. If the original submission contains three or more shorter works (fiction, poetry, or creative nonfiction), and one or more works from the submission are accepted elsewhere, pl

Painted Bride Quarterly

 Full details  Submit Always keep us posted on your good news, email us at . Guidelines for Submission Painted Bride Quarterly accepts:   Up to 3 poems   Fiction up to 5,000 words   Flash fiction up to 1,000 words, spread between (at max.) 3 pieces   Creative nonfiction up to 5,000 words   Essays and reviews up to 3,000 words, in any genre or school (occasional exceptions are made)     We will read and consider simultaneous submissions. You can submit via our Submittable site linked below, and if your piece is accepted elsewhere, we ask that you withdraw the submission through the Submittable site and/or inform us via email (the former is preferred).      We ask that you refrain from editing a piece once it has been submitted, as this demands a re-review from our editors and unnecessarily complicates the publishing process should your work be accepted. If you must edit a piece, please withdraw the original and make a new submission.     All publication

Starward Shadows

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The New Humanist

Full details   We're a quarterly magazine of culture and science, published since 1885. New Humanist is for anyone who wants to understand the ideas, conflicts and systems shaping our world - climate, capitalism, technology, fundamentalism, struggles for equality and more. We publish a beautiful edition once every three months full of serious, intelligent essays and reportage. Subscribe to our print and digital editions . New Humanist is published by the Rationalist Association , a registered charity promoting rational inquiry and debate based on evidence rather than belief. Contact us For subscription enquiries, please email or phone 020 3633 4633. New Humanist magazine welcomes pitches for features on culture, ideas, science and philosophy. We're also looking for poems (please send no more than six), book reviews and in-depth reportage, both globally and UK-focused. Buy a copy of the magazine to get a better sense of our style and cover

Derby Poetry festival

  Full details  Often referred to as DPF, Derby Poetry Festival is a four-day poetry and literature festival held in the centre of Derby. We are dedicated to developing new writing talent in Derby and bring excellent work to the city. DPF has just entered it's fifth year, and 2023 is set to be bigger and better than ever.  We work with local, national and international talent to build a community of likeminded individuals to create a wonderful literary festival.   Learn More  

Edinburgh International Book Festival

  Full details  he Edinburgh International Book Festival is a registered charity, a non-profit making organisation. It is a distinctive international showcase celebrating the written word, literature and ideas. It brings leading and emerging international, British and Scottish authors and thinkers together to inspire each other and audiences in an extensive programme of public events. Discussion, performance and interactive events have become prominent features of the Festival, complementing the more traditional interview-style conversations and readings, and contributing to the Book Festival’s reputation as a powerful forum for the public to exchange views with writers and experts on a wide range of issues: social, ethical and political as well as literary and cultural. At the heart of the Book Festival’s activity is an integrated approach to creative learning and education, with the aim of expanding participation in democratic discussion, fostering a love of reading