December 9, 2021

Agapanthus Collective: Now Seeking Submissions

Agapanthus Collective is an online literary journal of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and visual art. They aim to showcase a broad range of voices, and they especially like to spotlight authors from marginalized communities. They publish both English and multilingual writing, including work in Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, Japanese, and French. They also accept translations. Agapanthus…

December 6, 2021

39 Themed Calls for Submissions for December 2021

Here is a list of 39 themed submission calls and contests for writers of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Some of the themes are: letters I’ll never send; light; certainty; joyful imaginations; reinvented detectives; political fiction; Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s; future cats; into the forest (Baba Yaga); audacity; death in the deep; queer weird…

December 2, 2021

TCK Publishing: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

TCK Publishing was founded in 2011 by Tom Corson-Knowles. Tom Corson-Knowles is also an author and has published a number of his own books through TCK Publishing. It’s not clear if he started TCK Publishing as a way to self-publish, but it is clear that TCK has moved past that, publishing many books, on a…

SleetMagazine: Now Seeking Submissions

SleetMagazine is an online literary journal that seeks the unexpected and publishes poems, flash, creative nonfiction, and “irregulars” (a cross-genre piece of writing, no longer than 500 words). They are based in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. You can read their most recent issue here to get a feel for what they publish. They are open…

5 Paying Literary Magazines to Submit to in December 2021

These magazines accept fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Not all are open throughout the month. Extra Teeth This is a Scottish magazine, and they accept fiction and nonfiction from writers all over the world. They want “short stories that stick with you, lingering in the memory long after reading, and essays that explore specific interests or…

End of Year Funding Opportunities for Writers

by Hassan Muhammad These opportunities include prize awards, scholarships and fellowships. Opportunities are reproduced from the respective websites. 12 x 12 2022 Challenge Scholarships There are six scholarships available for 2022, three Financial Need Scholarships and three Diversity Scholarships. You are welcome to apply for either or both scholarships (although you can only be awarded…