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Chapbooks

JUNE OPENINGS

JUNE 15 DEADLINE

  • Gazing Grain Press Chapbook Contests / Deadline: JUNE 15, 2018 / Poetry, Prose / $15 / Prize: Publication + Book Release Event at George Mason University / Judge: Khadijah Queen
  • Litmus Press / Deadline: JUNE 15, 2018 / Poetry, Criticism, Collaborative and Cross-Genre Forms of Inquiry

JUNE 30 DEADLINE

JULY 1 DEADLINE

JULY 4 DEADLINE

JULY 15 DEADLINE

  • Emrys Press Chapbook Prize / Deadline: JULY 15, 2018 / Poetry / $20 / Prize: $1,000 + Publication + 1-Week Residency at Rensing Center in Greenville, SC

JULY 31 DEADLINE

AUGUST OPENINGS

  • Oversound Chapbook Prize / August 1 – September 30, 2018 / $18 / Poetry / Prize $1,000 + Publication / Judge: Solmaz Sharif

AUGUST 15

AUGUST 31

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Journals & Anthologies

JUNE OPENING

  • Buddy / JUNE 1 – JULY 4, 2018 / Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction about Mental Health
  • The Hunger / JUNE 1 – August 15, 2018 / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Hybrid/Experimental, Art
  • Interim / JUNE 1 – September 1, 2018 / Poetry, Translation, Criticism, Reviews, Hybrid / $3
  • Nightjar Review / JUNE 1-30, 2018 / Poetry
  • Anomaly / JUNE 1 – September 1, 2018 / Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Translations, Comics / $3 (Waiver Available for Financial Hardship)
  • The Asian American Literary Review / JUNE 1 – September 1, 2018 / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Translations
  • Black Warrior Review / JUNE 1 – September 1, 2018 / Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Comics, Art / $3
  • GlitterMOB / JUNE 1 – JULY 31, 2018 / Poetry, Art (Year-Round)
  • The Gravity of the Thing / JUNE 1 – JULY 31, 2018 / Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • K’in / JUNE 1 – September 30, 2018 / Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Shirley – Themed Issue: Doubles / JUNE 1 – August 31, 2018 / Fiction

JUNE 15 DEADLINE

JUNE 17-18 DEADLINE

JUNE 23 DEADLINE

  • Rambutan Literary / Deadline: JUNE 23, 2018 / Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Art from Southeast Asian Writers

JUNE 30 DEADLINE

JULY OPENINGS

JULY 1 DEADLINE

JULY 4 – 6 DEADLINE

JULY 15 DEADLINE

JULY 31 DEADLINE

  • 3Elements Review / Deadline: JULY 31, 2018 / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Art, Photography
  • Cigar City Poetry Journal / March 1 – JULY 31, 2018 / Poetry, Translations, Spanish Language Poetry
  • The Collagist / March 1 – JULY 31, 2018 / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction
  • GlitterMOB / JUNE 1 – JULY 31, 2018 / Poetry, Art (Year-Round)
  • The Gravity of the Thing / JUNE 1 – JULY 31, 2018 / Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • LitMag /  Deadline: JULY 31, 2018 / Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry (Closes JUNE 30)
  • Papercuts / Deadline: JULY 31, 2018 / Poems, Stories, Essays, Artwork
  • petrichor / Deadline: JULY 31, 2018 / Poetry, Visual Poetry, Hybrid
  • River Styx / Deadline: JULY 31, 2018 / Fiction, Nonfiction / $2.50
  • Rhino / April 1 – JULY 31, 2018 / Poetry, Translations of Poetry, Flash Fiction

AUGUST OPENINGS

  • HVTN / August 1-31, 2018 / Poetry, Fiction, Theory, Art
  • New Delta Review / Opens August 6, 2018 / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Art, Other / $3
  • The Southampton Review / August 15 – October 15, 2018 / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Drama / $3
  • The Spectacle / August 1-31, 2018 / Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction
  • SPF Lit Mag / August 1-31, 2018 / Poetry, Flash Fiction, Nonfiction, Mixed Media
  • tinywords / August 1-31, 2018 / Haiku, Micropoetry
  • Waccamaw / August 1-31, 2018 / Nonfiction, Poetry, Fiction

AUGUST 1 DEADLINE

AUGUST 15 DEADLINE

  • The Hunger / JUNE 1 – August 15, 2018 / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Hybrid/Experimental, Art
  • Parentheses Journal / Deadline: August 15, 2018 / Poetry, Prose, Art
  • Psychopomp / Deadline: August 15, 2018 / Fiction

AUGUST 31 DEADLINE

  • Wigleaf / Final Week of August, 2018 / Flash Fiction
  • The Bookends Review / May 1 – August 31, 2018 / Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Essays, Interviews, Reviews, Music, Art
  • HVTN / August 1-31, 2018 / Poetry, Fiction, Theory, Art
  • indicia / August 31, 2018 / Flash Fiction, Poetry, Art
  • Potluck Magazine – Online / August 1-31, 2018 / Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Multimedia, Art
  • Shirley – Themed Issue: Doubles / JUNE 1 – August 31, 2018 / Fiction
  • The Spectacle / August 1-31, 2018 / Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction
  • SPF Lit Mag / August 1-31, 2018 / Poetry, Flash Fiction, Nonfiction, Mixed Media
  • tinywords / August 1-31, 2018 / Haiku, Micropoetry
  • Waccamaw / August 1-31, 2018 / Nonfiction, Poetry, Fiction

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Residencies, Fellowships, Conferences, & Opportunities

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