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: Pub518 wants short stories & poetry that feature the moon Due Dec. 31, 2018, pays $5

Pub518 wants short stories, flash fiction, and poetry in most genres for its upcoming anthology, Influence of the Moon. Due Dec. 31, 2018; pays $5. … Read more

Submission call: Blue Cubicle Press wants short stories about school workers for Workers Write! Pays $5 to $50, due Dec. 31, 2018 (or until the issue is full)

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Blue Cubicle Press wants short stories and poetry for the fifteenth edition of its annual literary magazine Workers Write!, to be released in 2019. This year’s theme will be More Tales from the Classroom. The majority of stories they publish are contemporary literary fiction, but historical, magical realism, and other genres will also be considered. … Read more

Submission call: Manifold Press wants historical LGBTQ+ fiction Pays royalties; ongoing submissions

Manifold Press is a UK press that has reorganized. They are now relaunching with a focus on LGBTQ+ historical fiction and historical fantasy. … Read more

Submission call: Gemma Open Door wants novellas and memoirs for literacy program Pays royalties, no deadline

Gemma Open Door wants book proposals for its teen and adult literacy program. They’re looking for short fiction and memoirs of 10,000 words or less that are written at the second- tofifth-gradee reading levels. Currently, they are specifically seeking to expand their selection of LGBTQ titles. … 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: The Arcanist wants sci fi and fantasy flash fiction. Pays $50/story, no deadline.

The Arcanist wants sci-fi and fantasy flash fiction for its online fiction magazine hosted on the website Medium. Pays $50/story, no deadline.
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Submission Call: Opossum seeks music-driven fiction & poetry, pays $12/page | No deadline

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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

Author Interview: A.M. Leibowitz on LGBTQIA spirituality and Keeping the Faith

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I’m delighted to have A.M. Leibowitz on my blog today to talk about their new book, Keeping the Faith, the third book in the Faithfully Yours series published by Supposed Crimes. A.M. and I have a lot in common, both being deeply interested in religion and LGBTQIA spiritual journeys, and that’s the focus of the Faithfully Yours series as well. … Read more