Venues: C

Non-specific and/or Multiple Deadlines



Untreed Reads new literary romance short story line

seeks stories: real people in real situations

of particular interest “60+ romance, Spanish-language, minority cultures and family life (romance when you’ve got kids, while taking care of elderly live-in parents, etc.).”

open submissions

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Canticle Magazine

a bi-monthly publication dedicated solely

to the woman’s vocation within the Catholic Church

themed issues seeking submissions in various departments

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Caper Literary Journal: weekly words and art

(online publication)

not accepting at this time: contest open for subs but charge a fee

accepts poetry, prose/memoir/creative essay, hybrid genre (aphorisms, lists, stories in diary format), video, art (all mediums)

submit “magic realism, surrealism, quirky realism, cultural writing, foreign language play, Americana-inspired work, writing that contemplates death and existence. We like themes of sin, mythology, religion, travel, sex and magic. We like beauty in content and structure. We aren’t much for trends.”

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Carcinogenic Poetry at Virgogray Press

subs closed now

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Carte Blanche

seeks narrative fiction, nonfiction, poetry and photo essays

Deadline for Fall issue – September 15th.

Deadline for Spring issue – March 15th

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Cast Macabre

seeks submissions of horror fiction podcast

in form of short length,  flash fiction, and poetry

open/rolling submissions

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The Cat’s Meow for Writers and Readers

accepting fiction & nonfiction poems, short stories and flash fiction, nonfiction: advice about broad range topics and anything about a writer’s life.

not accepting “any kind of writing with sexual content whatsoever, nor writing that is hateful, racist, inflammatory, nasty in general, nor stories, articles or poems about killing, murder.”

open submissions

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 Cheek Teeth

the blog of Trachodon magazine

(Trachodon charges a reading fee so I will not be listing it…)

accepts Flash Fiction, Features, Reviews, Touché, and Fossils

on a rolling basis: site updated twice weekly

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Church Libraries Journal

(Evangelical Church Library Association)

seeks How-to articles 

quarterly/ pays upon acceptance 

open submissions

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Circlet Press

accepting erotic science fiction, erotic fantasy, or blog essays that relate to these genres

submissions for Ebooks, Writers on Writing Essays, Microfictions (short-short stories), Aural stimulation (podcasts)

not accepting traditional print subs at this time

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Clarkesworld Magazine

accepting (science fiction & fantasy) short fiction, interviews, articles & audio fiction

rolling submissions

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Collective Fallout

accepts short story/flash fiction/novelette, poetry, drama, graphic novel/comic book pages, art/photography (for covers)

themed issues, check deadlines & specifics

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The Common

accepts stories, poems, essays, translations, and dispatches (particular shorts)

seeks “to recapture an old idea…embody particular times and places both real and imagined; from deserts to teeming ports; from Winnipeg to Beijing; from Earth to the Moon: literature and art powerful enough to reach from there to here. In short, we seek a modern sense of place.”

print submission deadlines vary

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Contemporary Verse 2

accepting poetry and critical writing about poetry,

including interviews, articles, essays, and reviews

(do sponsor contests but charge entry fees)

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Contrary Magazine

accepting fiction, poetry, commentary and reviews

quarterly publication, annual deadlines:

Autumn issue September 1

Winter issue December 1

Summer issue June 1

Spring issue March 1

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Cordelia Press

accepting “brave, honest fiction”

submissions in Fantasy, Historical, Horror, Inspirational, Literary, Paranormal, Political/Psychological Thrillers, Romance, Science Fiction, Women’s Fiction

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Creative Nonfiction Journal

(Creative Nonfiction Foundation)

section queries accepted year-round

call for submissions: theme specific and non-themed

CONTEST: themed

Tiny Truths: CNF’s Daily Twitter Contest

check site for updates

details for all @

(scroll down to find all guidelines)


The Criterion

(an International Journal in English)

accepting articles, poems, short stories, essays,  theoretical articles, book reviews,  interpretative criticism, and translated poetry

deadlines for submission: November 1, March 1, July 1: annually

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Crossed Genres

accepting short stories:

Science Fiction and/or Fantasy combined with the current genre

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Online Journal of the Virtual Middle East

Accepting submissions from scholars in any discipline

varying deadlines

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