Venues: S

Non-specific and/or Multiple Deadlines


S3 (Short Sharp Shock)

seeks fast-paced, seamless, popular novella-length fiction

inaugural issue, no deadline mentioned

details @


Saint Ann’s Review

submissions will be considered for TSAR

and for tsarina, an online journal.

reading annually from September-July


Sam’s Dot Publishing

currently seeks science fiction/fantasy submissions

 all age levels: children’s through adult sensual works

 for publications & anthologies:

The Fifth DI

The Martian Wave

Aoife’s Kiss

Spaceports & Spidersilk


Beyond Centauri



Novel Guidelines


Poetry Collections

Story Collections

Potters Field 4

Sounds of the Night

The Limericks Project

It Came from Her Purse



Sanskrit Literary-Arts Magazine

site not updated from 2010

seeks short stories, poetry, and art work

details from Facebook page:


Schlock Magazine

accepting fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and artwork

themed issues: see site for specifics

each issue is published on the first weekend of:





details @



 a collaborative writing game

welcomes new players

details @


Shaking Like A Mountain

lit about contemporary music

invites fiction, creative non-fiction and poems

that respond to specific songs, musicians, or bands.

details @


Shambhala Sun

seeks submissions (no poetry) shedding “…contemplative light on all

aspects of life: from politics to relationships, money to monasticism”

reading year-round

details @


Sharing the Victory 

Ministry of Fellowship of Christian Athletes 

seeks FCA camp experiences 

pay varies with article length 


The Sharp-Tongued Woman Review

seeks stories, essays and scholarly works, book reviews, interviews, photography and artwork

publication is monthly, no deadline mentioned

details @


Shelf Life Magazine

seeking visual and audio art, short stories, poems, articles

no deadline mentioned

details @

(scroll on submissions link)


Shimmer Magazine

seeking unusual and beautifully-written speculative fiction stories

query for non-fiction, audio pieces, cartoons, and other miscellanea

details @


Shoots & Vines

new short fiction pulp magazine

accepting short stories, flash fiction, & artwork & photography

rolling subs now print only (as of January 2010)

details @


Short Sharp Imaginative Writing (SSIW)

accepting flash fiction for prose competition

details @

also at SSIW

accepting poetry for competition

no deadline listed

details @


Side B Magazine

seeks poetry, prose, interviews, music, short films, and visual art

“we require that you are under 30 years of age and have not published a book, have a book deal, or have won a previous major contest”

details @


Silk Road Review

accepts “finely crafted fiction, essays, poetry and translations that give readers a vivid point of exchange, an interaction that could occur only in a specific time and space.”

reading Aug 1 – May 1 annually

details @


Silver Blade

site not updated since 2010

seeks Science Fiction, Slipstream, Classic, & Modern Fantasy

details for all @


 Slurve Magazine

accepting poems, fiction, essays, profiles

“…considers pretty much any art form that is publishable on the internet…”

details @


Snap Judgment

seeks audio stories with a beat…

“putting public back in public radio”

no deadline: rolling submissions

details @


Sorcerous Signals

seeks Sword and Sorcery style Fantasy stories,

and other works that fit into the fantasy genre

“All stories received will be considered first for Sorcerous Signals and also for The Lorelei Signal”

 details @



“We accept quality poetry and flash fiction (800 word maximum), as well as author’s readings.  We are now also accepting submissions of music and song.  Submissions should be accompanied by a brief bio.  Articles concerning literary criticism or theory will also be considered.”

accepting during specific times

details @


Southern California Review

seeks fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and short dramatic forms from new, emerging and established writers

submissions are open year-round

details @



“Seoul’s only publication to feature creative work by both Koreans and expats, and to feature that content in translation in order to carry writing and art across linguistic and cultural barriers”

accepting essays, fiction, photography, art poetry, interviews, graffiti, and more…”

details for both @



seeks poetry

Themed issues

accepting July 1 to September 1—Decisions made in September for early December publication.

accepting February 1 to April 1—Decisions made in April for early June publication.

details @


Spinetingler Magazine

closed for submissions December 2010

seeks crime, mystery, thriller, suspense or horror short stories

no deadline mentioned

details @


Spinsters Ink

accepting manuscript queries, along with précis, and sample material for “fiction and non-fiction that deals with significant issues in the lives of lesbian women”

details @


Sport Fishing Magazine

seeks features in a “mix of genres including fishing how-to, where-to, science and conservation — but are particularly enthusiastic about solid how-to features”

Writer’s guideline @

Photographer’s guidelines @

Monthly photo contest @


Staccato Micro Fiction

seeks submissions 500 words or less

no reading periods—rolling deadline

details @


Starcherone Books

Accepting queries from established writers

Contest and Open Reading during specific times

Details @


Star Ship Sofa

seeking poetry podcast submissions

(does accept fiction podcasts – closed right now)

details @


Static Fiction

accepting for anthologies

scroll down to find Open Call for Submissions

dozens of opps listed by title: check specifics for each: editors vary w/ requirements

details @


Status Hat

seeking fiction, creative nonfiction, articles, poetry, visual art, and songs/compositions

themed issues see site for specifics

details @


Stella’s Literary Bistro

seeks short stories, poetry, artwork and photography, and RECIPES

for bilingual journal: Greek & English

“we are not interested in romance, erotica, crime or horror genres”

reading year-round

details @


Still Crazy

accepting poetry, short stories and nonfiction

from writers age 50 and over

two annual deadlines

May 15  for July issue

November 15  for January issue

details @


Stone Soup Magazine

accepting submissions by children through age 13

no deadline: rolling


Stymie Magazine: a journal of sport and literature

accepting “fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction and essay

that examine, poke, prod and otherwise deal with sport…”

open submissions, publish biannually

details @


Sugar & Spice Press

seeks book submissions from all genres:

mainstream romance & erotica to paranormal & dark horror


Hot Chocolate

A Dash of Cinnamon

Sugar Romance

Spice Erotica

Salt & Pepper


Alternative Spirituality

Young Adult submissions closed at this time

details @


Sunland Journal

accepting from authors in Columbia River region (WA & OR)

seeks fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction

reading during these periods only

August 15 – September 15

November 15 – December 15

 February 15 – March 15

May 15 -June 15


details @


Survival By Storytelling Magazine (or SBS Magazine)

seeks poetry, short fiction, short plays, and non-fiction dealing

with the theme of the current issue: Steampunk subgenre

submission accepted from writers 25 years old or younger

no deadline mentioned

details @



seeking fiction, nonfiction, and poetry

no deadline: rolling submissions

details @


Sword and Saga Press

accepting short stories, poetry, and flash fiction

during specific reading periods

Details and links @


Sybaritic Press

seeks erotica of all lengths from poems to short stories to novels

also accepts sci-fi, fantasy and horror novels

details @


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