Venues: M

Non-specific and/or Multiple Deadlines


M-Brane SF

follow sub guidelines, specific definition of Science Fiction

accepting short stories, long fiction, speculative fiction

details @


Macabre Cadaver 

horror, science fiction and dark fantasy genre 

seeks submissions of articles and reviews on books, 

movies, websites, games, art, and more! 

details @


Mad Swirl

calling any and all: poets, illustrators, writers,

photographers, painters

submissions are ALWAYS welcome

details @



seeks poetry

themed issues: see site for details

details @


Mascara Literary Review 

Accepting Poetry, Fiction, Flash Fiction, 

Essays, Reviews, & Translations 

email subs only 


Mastodon Dentist, A Poetry Magazine

publishing quarterly:

Winter Issue: deadline Oct 31 (Published in Jan)

Fall Issue: Jul 31 (Published in Oct)

Summer Issue: Apr 30 (Published in Jul)

Spring Issue: Jan 31 (Published in Apr)

submissions on a continual basis

details @


Matrix Magazine

site not updated from 2010

seeks themed works

details @


May December Publications

seeking submissions for anthologies

themes and deadlines vary

details @




accepting “short films, music videos, investigative-science segments, guest lectures, sketches, unfinished films, or other films”

details @



accepting “Lists, Open Letters to People or Entities Who Are Unlikely to Respond, and Reviews of New Food”

details @



accepting all formats and lengths except: poetry and memoirs

reading monthly/sometimes themed issues

details @


Book Submissions

read accepted online examples

details @



considers unsolicited manuscripts from Australian and overseas writers

interested in material in diverse genres:

Poetry, Fiction, Creative non-fiction, Memoir,

Cultural analysis, Graphic stories

details @


MediaVirus Magazine 

Accepting poetry, short stories, artwork, etc. 

no deadline, pubs monthly 

details @


The Medieval Chronicle

accepts “unsolicited articles…with your article idea, a sample of your writing and your biography…from authors familiar with medieval, Tudor & Elizabethan periods”

details @


Melange Books

seeks mainstream, contemporary and erotica submissions for anthologies, ebooks and print

varying deadlines, see site

details @


The Mellow Neurotics Literary Journal

Seeks fiction, flash fiction, poetry, nonfiction, reviews, Short Screenplays/Stage Plays

No deadline mentioned

Details @


Melus: The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States

seeks “…essays that advance on-going critical conversations about the theoretical, historical, literary, and cultural contexts of multi-ethnic literature, film, and other kinds of texts.”

“Only members of The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States may publish articles in MELUS”

details @

(choose Melus Journal—left column)


Merciless Storytellers contest #1

seeks pieces with a “soft” PG-13 rating

stories are automatically entered into next contest

details @


Metal Scratches 

seeks specific prose up to 3500 words 

no deadline listed, semi-annual mag 

details @ 



seeking submissions up to 1,000 words

rolling submissions – year round

details @


Midnight Showcase

‘closed its doors’ December 2010

also accepting Novels & Shorts for all genres including:

Romance (and related cross-genres), romantic-erotica and non-erotica, western, science fiction, horror, contemporary, chic-lit, men’s fiction, women’s general fiction, adventure, speculative, action, drama, yaoi, gay, urban fantasy, lesbian, paranormal, cross-genres, urban fantasy, and regular mainstream fiction

details @


A Midsummer Night’s Press

site not updated since November 2010

seeks submissions for anthologies

details @



accepting fiction and poetry

“…work from new writers, whether they are Creative Writing students or not”

details @


Midnight Screaming

is currently looking for poetry, flash, &  short fiction

that is strange and unusual…

creepy, terrifying, unnerving, and spine tingling stories

 details @


Milkweed Editions (publishes literary fiction, nonfiction, poetry, 

and novels for young readers) sponsors two rolling competitions 

1) Milkweed Prize for Children’s Literature: All children’s manuscripts submitted for publication by Milkweed are automatically entered into the ($10,000 + royalties) competition. 

2) Milkweed National Fiction Prize: all manuscripts submitted to Milkweed will automatically be considered for the $5,000 prize 

Details about both @


Mirror Dance

seeks fantasy flash-fiction and prose poetry

themed issues: see site/deadlines vary

All non-theme submissions will be considered for an upcoming issue.


Mirror Mirror Magazine

accepting articles which incorporate encouraging,

 truthful, and relatable to readers in 20’s – 30’s

no deadline mentioned

details @


The Modern Dickens Project

 “a serial novel designed to feature untold Iowa stories by undiscovered Iowa authors”

accepting submissions from Iowa residents or writers with connection/interest in Iowa

 details at



accepting one-sentence stories, poetry, fiction, & creative nonfiction

for webzine (print closed at this time)

open submissions: rolling

details @


Monkey Kettle

accepting short stories and poetry

that are dark, surreal, comic, political, etc.

open subs: pub 2 times/year

details @

(scroll down to ‘magazine’ heading)


The Montreal Review

Seeking short stories, poems, nonfiction articles, and opinion pieces

No deadline mentioned

Details @

(scroll to very bottom for blurb about subs)



site not functioning 2011



ONE submission (open) given the prestigious title 

TOP WRITER per month, per category 

details @


Moon Milk Review

accepting fiction, poetry, slam poetry, music and visual art

monthly Prosetry Contest

details @


Moonshine Literary Journal

seeks featured writers, reviewers, artists, poets, novelists for moonshine arts magazine

open submissions

details @

(scroll under pictures)


Moonshine Review

journal of prose and photography

seeks short fiction, flash fiction, and creative non-fiction “from anywhere, but preference is given to artists from Charlotte, NC, and the Southeast”

details @


Morpheus Tales

seeks horror, science fiction or fantasy, or a mixture of those genres

in the format of fiction, non-fiction, articles, interviews, reviews, and illustrations

rolling submissions

details @


Mysteries Magazine

accepting true stories about anything that is odd, unsolved, or intriguing

details @

also accepting articles and reviews

details @


Mythium Literary Journal

seeks poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, novel & memoir exerpts

submissions accepted year round

details @


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