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Friday, December 4, 2015

Where to Submit: December + January

Where to Submit: December + January

By December 1, 2015 Where to Submit
Join the winter club: We’re hunkering down, writing, revising, and sending out our stuff. Here’s a helping hand for the next two months on where to send everything from a book manuscript to flash fiction, from dark fantasy to surreal free verse.
Presses and journals can write to Dennis James Sweeney to be included on the next list. Or, if you’re keen to be involved with this one, feel free to write a comment below.

Presses:

Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize / Deadline: January 15, 2016 / Poetry by a Latino/a Poet / Prize: $1000 + Publication by University of Notre Dame Press
Another New Calligraphy / Now / Music, Books
Bellevue Literary Press / Year-Round / Fiction, Nonfiction
BkMk Press Book Prizes / Deadline: January 15, 2016 / Fiction, Poetry / $25 / Prize: $1000 + Publication
Black Lawrence Press – Big Moose Prize / Deadline: January 31, 2016 / Fiction / $25 / Prize: $1000 + Publication
BlazeVOX / Now / Poetry, Fiction
Calamari Archive / Now / All Genres
Canarium Books / Deadline: December 31, 2015 / Poetry, Poetry in Translation
Codhill Press Poetry Award / Deadline: December 10, 2015 / Poetry / $30 / Prize: $1000 + Publication
Colorado Prize for Poetry / Deadline: January 14, 2016 / Poetry /$28 / Prize: $2000 + Publication / Judge: Tyrone Williams
Counterpath Press / Year-Round
Dalkey Archive Press / Now / Fiction
Deep Vellum Publishing / Year-Round / Translations of Fiction and Nonfiction
Delete Press / Deadline: December 31, 2015 / Poetry
Dzanc Nonfiction Prize / Deadline: January 1, 2016 / Nonfiction / $25
Fence Books – Ottoline Prize / Deadline: December 15, 2015 / Book of Poems by a Woman Who Has Previously Published One or More Books of Poems / $28 / Prize: $5000 + Publication
Fog Machine / Year-Round / Poetry, Memoir, Essay
Futurepoem / Deadline: December 15, 2015 / Prose, Poetry, Multi-Genre
H_NGM_N Books / Deadline: March 15, 2016 / Poetry / $10
Iowa Prize in Literary Nonfiction / Deadline: December 10, 2015 / Nonfiction / $10
Jellyfish Highway / Now / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction / $10
Kernpunkt Press / Year-Round / Literary Fiction, Science Fiction, Historical Fiction, Art & Architecture, Children’s Books / $10
Kore Press Memoir Award / Deadline: December 10, 2015 / Memoir / $25 / Prize: $1000 + Publication / Judge: Lidia Yuknavitch
Kraken Press / Deadline: December 31, 2015 / Horror, Dark Fantasy, Weird Fiction
New American Press – New American Poetry Prize / Deadline: January 1, 2016 / Poetry / $22.50 /  Prize: $1000 + Publication
Omnidawn Open (Poetry Book Contest) / Deadline: December 31, 2015 / Poetry / $27 /  Prize: $3000 + Publication / Judge: Cal Bedient
Orison Prizes in Poetry and Fiction / Deadline: February 15, 2016 / Poetry, Fiction / $25 / Prize: $1500 + Publication / Judges: Hadara Bar-Nadav (Poetry), Peter Orner (Fiction)
Outpost 19 / Year-Round / Fiction, Nonfiction
Platypus Press / Year-Round / Prose, Essays, Poetry
Plays Inverse Press / Now / Plays, Cross-Genre, Performance Lit
The Press 53 Award for Short Fiction / Deadline: December 31, 2015 / Short Story Collections / $30 / Prize: $1000 + Publication
Rescue Press – Open Prose Series / January 1 – January 31, 2016 / Fiction, Nonfiction, Hybrid Forms
Salò Press / Now / Poetry, Prose, Experiments
Sator Press / Now / Book Manuscripts from Non-Males
Skylight Press / Now / Fiction, Poetry, Esoteric
Slope Editions Book Prize / Deadline: March 15, 2016 / Poetry / $25 / Judge: Mary Ruefle
Tampa Review Prize for Poetry / Deadline: December 31, 2015 / Poetry / $25
Tavern Books – Wrolstad Contemporary Poetry Series / Now / Poetry by Women Age 40 and Under
Trembling Pillow Press – Bob Kaufman Book Prize / Deadline: January 15, 2016
Tupelo Press – Dorset Prize / Deadline: December 31, 2015 / Poetry / $28 / Prize: $3000 + Publication / Judge: Robert Pinsky
Two-Handed Engine Press / Deadline: January 20, 2016 / Poetry, Short Story Collections, Literary Novels, Creative Nonfiction, Memoir
Two Dollar Radio / Now / Fiction
Two Lines Press / Now / Translations of Novels and Short Story Collections
Zone 3 – Poetry Book Award / Deadline: April 15, 2016 / Nonfiction / $25 / Prize: $1000 + Publication

Chapbooks:

ATTN: Open Archive Series / Now / Multiple-Author Poetry Collections and Archives
ATTN: Correspondences / Now / Poetry Collaborations
Big Lucks – Best Prize / Deadline: January 15, 2016 / Poetry from Poets of Color / Free / Prize: $100 + Publication
Cartridge Lit – Push [START] to Begin Chapbook Contest / Deadline: December 31, 2015 / Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry / Free / Prize: $150 + Digital Publication
Center for Book Arts – Poetry Chapbook Competition / Deadline: December 16, 2015 / Poetry / $25 / Prize: $1000 + Publication / Curators: Mary Ruefle and Sharon Dolin
Diode Editions Chapbook Contest / Deadline: January 31, 2016 / Poetry / $12 / Prize: $250 + Publication
The Florida Review – Jeanne Leiby Chapbook Award in Fiction & Graphic Narrative / Deadline: December 30, 2015 / Fiction, Graphic Narrative / $25 /  Prize: $1000 + Publication
Frost Place Chapbook Competition / Deadline: January 5, 2015 / Poetry / $25 / Prize: $250 + Publication + Tuition, Room, and Board at The Frost Place Poetry Seminar
H_NGM_N / Year-Round / Poetry, Prose / $5
Hermeneutic Chaos Press / Deadline: January 30, 2016 / Poetry, Fiction, Collaborative, Hybrid
The Head & The Hand Press – Breadbox Chapbook Series / Now / Fiction, Nonfiction
New Delta Review Chapbook Contest / Deadline: January 1, 2016 / Poetry, Prose, Hybrid / $17 /Prize: $200 + Publication in Spring Issue / Judge: Lucas de Lima
Phantom Books – Breitling Prize / Deadline: January 31, 2016
Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowships / Deadline: December 22, 2105 / Poetry / $12 / Prize: $1000 / Judges: Linda Gregerson, Major Jackson, Marilyn Nelson, Rigoberto González
Ravenna Press – Cathlamet Prize for Poetry / Deadline: December 31, 2015 / Poetry / $15 / Prize: $500 + Publication
Saucepot Publishing / Now / Poetry, Prose
Slope Editions Chapbook Contest / Deadline: December 22, 2015 / Poetry / $12 / Prize: $100 + Publication
Tammy / Year-Round
Split Lip Press – Turnbuckle Chapbook Contest / Deadline: January 16, 2016 / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Hybrid / $10 / Prize: $100 + Publication / Judge: Sarah Lippman

Journals & Anthologies:

3:AM / Now / Nonfiction, Poetry, Reviews
32 Poems / Year-Round / Poetry / $3
45th Parallel / Now / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Hybrid, Comics
6×6 / Year-Round
92Y “Discovery”/Boston Review Poetry Contest / Deadline: January 25, 2016 / Poetry / $12 / Prize: $500 + Publication + Reading at 92Y Unterberg Poetry Center / Final Judges: Thylias Moss, Paul Muldoon, Ellen Bryant Voigt
The Account / Year-Round / Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction
Alien Mouth / Now / Prose, Poetry, Art, Music
Apricity Press / Deadline: December 15, 2015  / Poetry, Prose, Art, Dance
Assaracus: A Journal of Gay Poetry / Now / Poetry
Asymptote / Year-Round / Translations of Drama, Fiction, Poetry, and Nonfiction
Atrocity Exhibition / Year-Round / Poetry, Hybrid
Banango Street / Year-Round / Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Art
Barrow Street / Deadline: December 1, 2015 – March 15, 2016 / Poetry
Barrelhouse / Deadline: December 15, 2015 / Nonfiction
Bayou Magazine – James Knudsen Fiction Contest & Kay Murphy Poetry Contest / Deadline: December 31, 2015 / Fiction, Poetry / Prize: $1000 + Publication in Bayou / Judges: David James Poissant (Fiction), D.A. Powell (Poetry)
Beecher’s Magazine / Deadline: February 12, 2016 / Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction
Bennington Review / September 1, 2015 – April 1, 2016 / Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Writing on Film
Berfrois Poetry Prize / November 30 – dDecember 31, 2015 / Poetry
Birdfeast / Year-Round / All Genres
Black Candies: The Journal of Literary Horror – “Gross and Unlikeable” Special Issue / Deadline: April 30, 2016 / Horror by Women
Black Sun Lit / Year-Round / Prose, Verse, Essays
The Blueshift Journal / Deadline: January 1, 2016 / Prose, Poetry, Art / $15
BOAAT / Year-Round / Poems, Video-Poems, Fiction, Nonfiction
Bone Bouquet / Now / Writing by Female-Identified Poets
Boulevard – Short Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers / Deadline: December 31, 2015 / Fiction / $15 / Prize: $1500 + Publication in Boulevard
BULL / Year-Round / Fiction, Nonfiction
Cahoodaloodaling #19: Writers Create: A Winter Makers’ Fair / Deadline: December 12, 2015 / All Genres / Guest Editor: M. Mack
The Cardiff Review / Now / Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
Cartridge Lit / Year-Round / Fiction, Poetry, Essays
Carve Magazine / Year-Round / Short Stories / $3
Cha: An Asian Literary Journal / Now / Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Photography
Chronopolis / Now / All Genres
Cloud Rodeo / Year-Round / Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
The Collagist / October 1, 2015 – January 1, 2016 / Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction, Novel Excerpts
Corium Magazine / Year-Round / Short Fiction, Very Short Fiction, Artwork
Crazyhorse / Deadline: December 31, 2015 / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction / $3
Curbside Splendor Monthly E-Zine / Now / Fiction, Poetry
CutBank Prizes in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry / Deadline: January 15, 2016 / Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry / $20 / Prize: $500 + Publication in CutBank / Judges: Claire Vaye Watkins (Fiction), Amanda Fortini (Nonfiction), Oliver De La Paz (Poetry)
decomP Magazine / Year-Round/ Prose, Poetry, Art
Devil’s Lake / Now / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction
DIAGRAM / Year-Round / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction
Dirty Chai / Deadline: January 17, 2016 / Poetry, Nonfiction, Fiction, Art, Photographs
DREGINALD / Year-Round / Poetry, Prose, Art
Duende / Deadline: January 8, 2016 / All Genres
elsewhere / Now / Prose Poetry, Flash Fiction, Photography
Entropy 😉 / Year-Round / Essays, Reviews, Interviews, Fiction, Poetry, More
FENCE / January 1 – 31, 2016
Finery / Now / Poetry, Prose, Visual Art
Fireflies / Deadline: December 12, 2015 / Fiction, Poetry, Memoir, Comics, Visual Art, and Essays about Claire Denis and Jia Zhangke
Flag + Void / Year-Round / Poetry, Art
Fog / Now / Poetry, Memoir and Essay
Fourteen Hills – The Stacy Doris Memorial Poetry Award / January 15, 2016 / Poetry / Free / Prize: $500 + Publication in Fourteen Hills
Fruita Pulp / Now / Poetry
Fugue / September 1, 2015 – May 1, 2016 / Poetry, Fiction, Essays / $3
Funhouse / Now / Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Hybrid
Fur-Lined Ghettos / Now / All Genres
Gigantic Sequins / January 1 – March 31, 2016 / All Genres
GlitterMOB / Now / Poetry
Guernica / Now / Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry, Art
Gulf Coast / September 1, 2015 – March 1, 2016 / Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry / $2.50
H_NGM_N / September 15 – December 15, 2015 / Poetry, Prose
The Harpoon Review / Now / All Genres
Hart House Review / Deadline: January 23, 2016 / Prose, Poetry, and Artwork by Canadians
Hayden’s Ferry Review / Deadline: December 31, 2015 / All genres / $3
Heavy Feather Review / Year-Round / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Hybrid, Comics
Hobart online / Now / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction
Horse Less Review / Now / Poetry, Hybrid
The Hudson Review / January 1 – March 31, 2016 / Nonfiction
Inch / Now / Flash Fiction, Flash Nonfiction, Short Poems
jmww  / Year-Round / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Flash Fiction
jubilat / September 1, 2015 – April 1, 2016 / Poetry
Juked / Year-Round / Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
Lazy Fascist Review / Now / Fiction, Poetry
Leveler / Year-Round / Poetry
LIT / September – May / Poetry, Prose
Literary Orphans / Now / Micro, Short Fiction
littletell / Year-Round / Poetry, Prose, Audio, Visual
Master’s Review – New Voices / Year-Round / Fiction
The Meadow Novella Contest / Deadline: December 15, 2015 / Novellas of 18000 – 35000 Words / $15 / Prize: 500 + Publication in The Meadow
The Meadow / September 1, 2015 – February 1, 2016 / Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Comics
Minor Literatures / December 1 – 31, 2015 / All Genres
Mississippi Review Prize / August 1, 2015 – January 1, 2016 / Poetry, Fiction / $15 / Prize: $1000 + Publication in Mississippi Review
Monkeybicycle / Now / Fiction, Nonfiction
NANO Fiction – Tip Jar Submissions / Now / Flash Fiction / $3
New South / September 1, 2015 – April 30, 2016 / Fiction, Poetry, Essays / $3
the Electric Encyclopedia of Experimental Literature/The Shrug / Now / All Genres / $5
Nightblock / Year-Round / Poetry, Fiction
Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry / January 1 – November 30, 2016 / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction / Submit by Post
No Assholes / Year-Round / Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Graphic Fiction and Poetry, and Comics
Nonbinary Review / Now / All Genres
The Nottingham Review / Now / Short Stories, Flash Fiction
The Offing / Now / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Micro, Humor, Translations / $3
One Throne Magazine / Now / Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
Pacifica Literary Review / Deadline: December 15, 2015 / Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Photography & Visual Art, Author Interviews
Passages North / Now / Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Hybrid, Writers on Writing
Phantom Drift / January 1 – March 31, 2016 / Fabulist Fiction, Poetry, and Essays
Phantom / Year-Round / Poetry
‘Pider / Now / Poetry
Pinball / Now / Fiction, Nonfiction, Comics
PLINTH / Now / All Genres
Poor Claudia – 10 Sources and Phenome / Now / Bibliographies, Poetry / $3
Prelude / Now / Poetry / $2
Pretty Owl Poetry / Now / Poetry, Flash Fiction
Puerto del Sol / January 1 – March 1, 2016 / Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Translations, Art, Criticism
Quarter After Eight / October 15, 2015 – April 15, 2016 / Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
Quarterly West / Now / Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, New Media
Queen Mob’s Tea House / Now / Poetry, Art, Fiction, Essays
Quiddity / Year-Round / Poetry, Prose / $3
The Rain, Party, & Disaster Society / 1st-15th of Every Month / All Genres
Requited / Now / Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Performance Text, Visual /Video
River Styx Microfiction Contest / Deadline: December 31, 2015 / $10 / Prize: $1500 + Publication in River Styx + One Case of Schlafly Beer
Seattle Review / Year-Round / Essays and Fiction over 40 pages, Poems over 10 Pages / $3
Sein und Werden / Now / All Genres
Salamander Magazine / September 1, 2015 – April 30, 2016 / Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction
Shirley / Year-Round / Fiction
Sidekick Lit / Now / Poetry
Sixth Finch / Deadline: January 15, 2016 / Poetry, Art
small po[r]tions journal / Now / All Genres
SmokeLong Quarterly / Year-Round / Flash Fiction
smoking glue gun / Now / Visual Art, Video, Sound
Sonora Review / September 1, 2015 – May 1, 2016 / $3 / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction
Southeast Review / Year-Round / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction
Sundog Lit / Now / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction
Swarm / Deadline: January 31, 2016 / Fiction, Poetry
Sycamore Review  / September 1, 2015 – March 31, 2016 / Poetry, Prose, Nonfiction, Art
Symbiosis: The Crossroads of Art and Writing / Deadline: January 27, 2016 / Text + Visual Art
T A G VV E R K / Year-Round / Poetry, Fiction, Art
TENDE RLOIN / Now / Poetry
Third Coast / September 15 – December 15, 2015 / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Drama
Threadcount Magazine / Year-Round / Hybrid, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
Timber / Now / Fiction, Poetry, Visual Art
The Tishman Review / Year-Round / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction / $3
TRACT/TRACE / Now / Essays, Conversations, Interviews, Notes, Book Reviews
Trafika Europe / Now / Fiction, Poetry, Translation
Two Lines / Now / Translations of Poetry, Fiction, and Essays
TYPO / Now / Poetry
upstreet / Deadline: September 1, 2015 – March 1, 2016 / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction
Up The Staircase Quarterly / Now / Poetry, Art, Reviews
Vagabond City / Deadline: March 1, 2016 / Poetry, Prose, Art
Vanilla Sex Magazine / Deadline: December 15, 2015 / Poetry, Fiction, Flash Fiction, Nonfiction, Photography
Vestiges: Ennui Issue / Year-Round / Prose, Verse, Essays
Voicemail Poems / Year-Round / Audio Poetry
The Volta / Year-Round / Poetry, Essays
The White Elephant / Year-Round / Prose, Poetry
wigleaf / Final Week of January, 2016 / Flash Fiction
Wildness / Year-Round / Poetry, Prose, Nonfiction, Art, Photography
Willow Springs / September 1, 2015 – May 31, 2016 / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction
Witch Craft Magazine / Now / Poetry, Fiction, Essays, Everything Else
Word For/Word / Year-Round / Poetry, Prose, Poetics, Criticism, Visuals
Wreck Park / Now / Prose, Criticism
Yalobusha Review / Year-Round / Poetry, Fiction, Art
Yemassee / Year-Round / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction
Zoetic Press / Now / Electronic & Interactive Literature
Zone 3 / August 15, 2015 – April 15, 2016 / Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction
ZYZZYVA / January 1 – May 31, 2016 / Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry / Submit by Post

Residencies, Fellowships, & Conferences:

2016 APRIL Book Expo / Deadline: January 15th, 2016 / Applications for Small Presses, Literary Journals, and Literary Organizations / Book Expo: March 20, 2016 in Seattle
The Arctic Circle 2016 / Deadline: January 15, 2016 / Residency: Two Weeks on a Ship in the Arctic Circle / Fee: $6,300
Ashbery Home School Writing Conference / Deadline: January 15, 2016
Ellen Meloy Fund – Desert Writers Award / Deadline: January 15, 2016 / Creative Nonfiction / Award: $3000
Dickinson House Writer Residency Fellowships / November 1 – December 15, 2015 / $18
Frost Place – Dartmouth Poet-in-Residence Award / Deadline: January 5, 2016 / Poetry / $28 / Residency: $2000 + 6-8 Weeks at Robert Frost’s Former Home in New Hampshire
James Merrill House Writer-In-Residence Program / Deadline: January 15, 2016 / $30
Jentel Artists Residency / Deadline: January 15, 2016 / Residency: 1-Month Residency Near Bighorn Mountains + $400
Kundiman Retreat / Deadline: December 31, 2015 / $25 / Asian American Writers / Retreat: June 15-19, 2016 / Faculty Includes:  Kimiko Hahn, Lee Herrick, R. Zamora Linmark, Bich Minh Nguyen / Tuition: $375
MacDowell Colony (Summer Residencies) / Deadline: January 15, 2016 / $30
Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund / Deadline: December 31, 2015 / Fiction, Mixed Genre, Visual Art / $25 / Prize: $500-1000
National Endowment for the Arts Translation Fellowships / Deadline: December 8, 2015 / Grants: $12,500 and $25,000
Steinbeck Fellowship in Creative Writing at San José State University / Deadline: January 2, 2016 / Fiction, Drama, Creative Nonfiction, Biography / Fellowship: $10,000
Writers@Work Fellowship Competition / Deadline: January 31, 2016 / Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Poetry / Prize: $1000 +  Publication in Quarterly West + Tuition for 2015 Writers@Work Conference + Featured Reading
Word Riot Travel Grant / Deadline: December 15, 2015 / Travel Proposal / $5 / Grants from $100-$500
Yaddo Residencies / Deadline: January 1, 2016 / $35

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