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Submission Sunday 10.7.18

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One Story Adina Talve-Goodman Fellowship (Deadline November 15)

Together with the Talve-Goodman Family, One Story is happy to announce the Adina Talve-Goodman Fellowship. This educational fellowship will offer a year-long mentorship on the craft of fiction writing with One Story magazine. Our hope is to give a writer outside of the fold a significant boost in their career.

The fellow will receive:

  • Free tuition for all One Story online classes and programming offered in 2019.
  • Travel stipend ($2,000) and tuition to attend One Story’s July 2019 week-long summer writers’ conference in Brooklyn, which includes craft lectures, an in-person intensive fiction workshop, and panels with literary agents and publishers.
  • A full manuscript review & consultation with One Story Executive Editor Hannah Tinti (story collection or novel in progress up to 150 pages/35,000 words).

Requirements: This fellowship calls for an early-career writer of fiction who has not yet published a book and is not currently nor has ever been enrolled in an MFA program. We are seeking writers whose work speaks to issues and experiences related to inhabiting bodies of difference. This means writing that explores being in a body marked by difference, oppression, violence, or exclusion; often through categories of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, class, religion, illness, disability, trauma, migration, displacement, dispossession, or imprisonment. All applicants must be at least 21 years of age as of January 1st, 2019.

Call for Submissions

Founded in 2015, JuxtaProse is an online literary journal that publishes fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, art, and photography from around the world. We pride ourselves on providing a venue where emerging writers can find a voice alongside some of the most respected names in world literature. Recent issues have included Pulitzer Prize and Man Booker International Prize winners, as well as several previously unpublished writers. JuxtaProse currently reaches over 5,000 readers each month and we consider general submissions year round. Begnning with our Fall 2018 issue, we will provide a small honorarium to those writers we publish.

Call for Submissions
(Deadline May 1)

Waxwing is a literary journal promoting the tremendous cultural diversity of contemporary American literature, alongside international voices in translation. It is the editors’ belief that American literature is thriving, both in terms of aesthetics and cultural inclusiveness. Waxwing believes that American voices are, at their cores, both multicultural and multinational, and so the editors’ mission is to include American writers from all cultural identities — in terms of race, ethnicity, indigenous tribe, gender, class, sexuality, age, education, ability, language, religion, and region — alongside international voices, published bilingually. Waxwing aims to broadcast as widely as possible, in each and every issue, singular voices — and to hear these voices together, in all their harmony and dissonance.

Waxwing is published in October, February, and June of each year. The journal publishes poetry, fiction, essays, interviews, reviews, art, and music, as well as international literature in translation. Waxwing currently accepts submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and translations; all other content is solicited.

Hunger Mountain Call for Submissions (Theme: Silence & Power – Deadline October 15)

Hunger Mountain is OPEN for general submissions for our next print issue #23, guest edited by Natalie Scenters-Zapico, Yamile S. Méndez, and James Scott. Our current theme is "Silence & Power." We are looking for excellent work that explores silence and/or power in loud and soft ways. Our reading period for general submissions is open from May 1 through October 15.

Hunger Mountain is a print journal of the arts. We publish fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, visual art, young adult and children’s writing, and literary miscellany. Our print issue comes out annually in the spring. Our mission is to cultivate engagement with and conversation about the arts by publishing high-quality, innovative literary and visual art by both established and emerging artists, and by offering opportunities for interactivity and discourse.

Creative Nonfiction Call for Submissions (Theme: Memoir - Deadline February 25 – $2500)

Creative Nonfiction is seeking new work for an upcoming issue dedicated to memoir. We’re looking stories that are honest, accurate, informative, intimate, and—most importantly—true. Whether your story is revelatory or painful, hilarious or tragic, if it’s about you and your life, we want to read it.

Submissions must be vivid and dramatic; they should combine a strong and compelling narrative with an informative or reflective element, and reach beyond a strictly personal experience for some universal or deeper meaning. We’re looking for well-written prose, rich with detail and a distinctive voice; all essays must tell true stories and be factually accurate.

Creative Nonfiction editors will award $2,500 for Best Essay and two $500 prizes for runner-up. All essays will be considered for publication in a special "Memoir" issue of the magazine to be published in 2020.

Dorothy Call for Manuscript Submissions
(Deadline May 1)

Recently named one of five small presses “slyly changing the industry for the better” (flavorwire), Dorothy, a publishing project is dedicated to works of fiction or near fiction or about fiction, mostly by women.

Each fall, we publish two new books simultaneously. We work to pair books that draw upon different aesthetic traditions, because a large part of our interest in literature lies in its possibilities, its endless stylistic and formal variety. Dorothy books are available through most major retail channels, but we offer special sales on titles purchased together through this website, to encourage readers to approach them as a conversation (a project).

The press is named for its editor’s great-aunt Dorothy Traver, head librarian, author, gardener, animal-lover, and bookmobile-driver, who on each birthday gave her niece a book stamped with an owl bookplate.

Inlandia Call for Submissions
(Deadline October 22)

Inlandia: A Literary Journey is the official online literary journal of the Inlandia Institute. Founded in 2010, Inlandia: A Literary Journey is published annually. The Inlandia Institute is a lively center of literary activity serving the 29,000 sq. mile inland Southern California Region. It grew out of the highly acclaimed anthology Inlandia: A Literary Journey through California’s Inland Empire, published by Heyday Books in 2006 with the active participation of the Riverside Public Library.

We are primarily seeking stories, poems, novel excerpts, memoir, images, etc., by writers and artists whose work is in some way grounded in the Inland Southern California region; works that will give readers around the globe a sense of the region and its people.

To give a clearer picture of where this region is located, it is in the southeastern corner of California and encompasses all of Riverside and San Bernardino counties from the heights of San Gorgonio Mountain to the lows of Death Valley, from the wineries of Temecula to the shuttered citrus packing houses of Riverside, and all points in-between. Above all else we want fresh, compelling writing.

Elsewhere Studios Residencies for Parent Artists
(Paonia, Colorado – Deadline October 9)

Thanks to the generous support of Sustainable Arts Foundation, Elsewhere Studios is excited to be able to offer specific support to parent artists during the month of July 2019. Accepted artists have the choice to bring their spouse/ partner and children or come on their own, are provided with living and studio space, and are awarded a stipend of up to $1500. The artist has the freedom to use the stipend for childcare, bills, travel / material costs, or for summer camp fees for children (there are several in Paonia.) Residencies will be short-term between one to two weeks and Elsewhere staff can assist in connecting parent artists to childcare, summer camps, additional housing, etc.

Families will be housed in either the Basement Apartment: an independent living / studio space with its own kitchen, bathroom and sauna in the lower level of the main house, or the Suite: the upstairs living / studio space with two bedrooms, its own bathroom and shared kitchen. If parents will be attending with older children, we are happy to have them pursue their own creative pursuits as part of the residency and will include them (if they desire) in critiques, open studios, and other Elsewhere events.

Elsewhere Studios exists in the heart of the small, vibrant mountain town of Paonia, Colorado. Located on the western slope of the Rockies, Paonia has a population of about 1500 with another 5000 in the surrounding mesas. The town is rich with creativity and is home to many organic orchards, farms and vineyards. Though small, Paonia doesn’t have a lack of things to do for families, especially during the summer!

Upcoming Deadlines 

Elsewhere Studios Residencies for Parent Artists (Paonia, Colorado – Deadline October 9)
The 2019 A Public Space Fellowships (Deadline October 15)
Amy Lowell Traveling Poetry Scholarship (Deadline October 15 – $59,000)
Hunger Mountain Call for Submissions (Theme: Silence & Power – Deadline October 15)
Pochino Press Call for Zine Submissions (Themes: Ancestors, Place, and Memory, The Land Lives Forever – Deadline October 15)
Inlandia Call for Submissions (Deadline October 22)
South 85 Journal Call for Submissions (Deadline October 31)
Kenyon Review Call for Submissions (Deadline November 1)
[PANK] Call for Folio Submissions: Latinx and Latinidad (Deadline November 1)
One Story Adina Talve-Goodman Fellowship (Deadline November 15)
New England Review Call for Submissions (Deadline November 30)
The Normal School Call for Submissions (Deadline December 1)
Embark Call for Submissions (Deadline December 15) 
Red Bike Review Short Fiction Contest (Deadline December 31 – $1500)
Black Heart Magazine Call for Submissions (Theme: We’ll Always Have Paris (Or Will We?) – Deadline December 31
Creative Nonfiction Call for Submissions (Theme: Memoir - Deadline February 25 – $2500)
Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts Call for Submissions (Deadline March 1)
Waxwing Call for Submissions (Deadline May 1)
Dorothy Call for Manuscript Submissions (Deadline May 1)

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