Damsels, Angels, Superheroes, Grad Students, Canadians, & more

A full list may be found at

 the Opportunities Page

Damsel Fly Press

seeking fiction, poetry, and nonfiction Issue 13

deadline September 15th, 2010

details @ http://damselflypress.net/2010/07/12/publication-of-twelfth-issue-and-call-for-submissions/


Angel Animals Network 2010 True Story Contest

seeks Inspiring Stories of Animals Who Comfort and Heal Children

deadline September 15, 2010

details @ http://www.angelanimals.net/contestrules.html


GuideGecko Writing Contest 2010

International writing contest for travel, lifestyle and entertainment guidebooks

calling “bloggers, writers, and established authors…travel, lifestyle or entertainment guides”

deadline September 15, 2010

details @ http://www.guidegecko.com/writing-contest



new online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences based at the University of California, Irvine

seeks graduate students to submit work

Theme: “Race: Theories, Identities, Intersections, Histories, and the ‘Post-Racial’ Society.”

deadline September 19, 2010

details @ http://www.humanities.uci.edu/collective/hctr/trans-scripts/


Call for Papers: Texas Tech University Library

Spider-Man, Spider-Women, and Webspinners: Critical Perspectives

“…seeking articles of around 4-6,000 words discussing the phenomena of Spider-Man or its off-shoots related to the comics, films, animated series, games, television series, history etc.”

deadline for abstracts November 1, 2010




Online “platform for the diffusion of creative literary, visual and animated work”


1) visual art: illustrations, photography, drawings, sculptures, paintings, & graphic design: details @http://www.exode.ca/image_design

2) writing: novels & essays: details @ http://www.exode.ca/writings_essays

3) films & animations: details @ http://www.exode.ca/film_animation

no deadline: online form for each type submission


JMS Books, LLC

seeks “…gay/lesbian/transgender fiction, including erotica and romance, as well as stories in the following genres: futuristic, dystopic, traditional fantasy, American history, wartime, horror, sci-fi, poetry, and young adult.”

“accepts all genres of gay, lesbian, and transgender fiction. This includes erotica, romance, young adult, and stories without erotic or romantic content. We also accept general fiction (not GLBT), non-fiction, and poetry.”

details @ http://www.jms-books.com/index.php?main_page=page_2&zenid=smetthaldv72l1drvmtvt31mr2


James Lorimer & Company

 is currently seeking manuscripts for the following series:

  • Streetlights series contemporary, realistic fiction for ages 6 to 10
  • Sport Stories Series sports-themed juvenile fiction for ages 8 to 12
  • SideStreets Series edgy novels for ages 13 and up

submissions from Canadian writers only

no deadline mentioned

details @ http://www.formac.ca/formac-lorimer/index.php?option=com_wrapper&view=wrapper&Itemid=153


Luna Park Review

seeks “essays, fiction, interviews, poems, drawings, etc”

for new series on: The Future of the Literary Magazine

no deadline mentioned

details @ http://lunaparkreview.com/submissions-wanted-new-feature-the-future-of-the-literary-magazine/


The Puritan

seeks fiction, non-fiction, poetry, interviews, and reviews

no deadline mentioned

details @ http://www.puritan-magazine.com/submissions.php



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