Submission call: Rattle wants literary poetry inspired by current events Due every Friday, pays $50

Are you a poet who follows the news? Rattle has a call out for poems that respond to current events. Poems are due by midnight Friday after the news event occurs. Pays $50. … Read more

Submission call: New Myths Publishing wants sci-fi and fantasy shorts stories and poetry Submissions open Jan. 1–Feb. 28, pays 1.5¢/word

New Myths Publishing wants speculative short stories and poems for its quarterly issues and an upcoming anthology. Submissions open Jan. 1–Feb. 28, pays 1.5¢/word. … Read more

Submission call: Feminist literary magazine Room wants creative writing on the theme of sports Due January 31; pays $50–$150 CAD.

For its summer 2019 issue, Room magazine wants short stories, poetry, and essays by women and nonbinary writers on the theme of sports. Due January 31, 2019, pays $50–$150 CAD. … Read more

Submission call: Wizards in Space wants short stories, essays, poetry, art, and comics for upcoming issue Due January 15, 2019, pays $30

Wizards in Space Literary Magazine invites submissions of short fiction, essays, poetry, and black & white visual stories in multiple genres for its fourth issue. The theme is “space and place.” Due Jan. 15, pays $30. … Read more

Submission call: Liquid Imagination wants speculative fiction & poetry for February issue Due around Jan. 1, pays $8–$10 dollars for short stories or poems and $3–$5 for flash

Speculative fiction magazine Liquid Imagination wants fantasy, horror, and sci fi short stories and poetry for its February 2019 issue. They’ll close submissions about a month before releasing the issue. They pay $8–$10 dollars for short stories or poems and $3–$5 for flash. … Read more

Submission call: Room magazine wants poetry about current events Submit anytime, pays $25 CAD/poem

Room magazine wants poetry from members of marginalized groups about current events affecting their communities. Submit anytime; pays $25 CAD/poem. … Read more

Submission Call: Colorado State University seeks literary short stories, poetry for Colorado Review Pays $200, submission period open Aug. 1–April 30

Colorado State University wants literary short stories and poetry for Colorado Review. The submission period is open Aug. 1–April 30; they pay $200 for short stories and $10/page for poetry. … Read more

Submission Call: Opossum seeks music-driven fiction & poetry, pays $12/page | No deadline

sketch of a possum listening to an old-fashioned record player, or phonograph

Opossum, a semiannual literary magazine of works “animated by music,” seeks poetry, fiction, and nonfiction that is “pulsing with beats, haunted by melodies.” Past issues have included stories inspired by the Oslo death metal scene and the likes of Bob Dylan, James Brown, and Freddie Mercury. They pay at least $12/page, with minimums of $100 for short stories and essays and $75 for poetry and flash fiction. … Read more