October 2, 2014

Call for Submissions: Bisexual Book Awards

Posted on September 29, 2014 by in Calls for Submissions

In honor of Bi Visibility Day, the Bi Writers Association announces that submissions are now open for its third annual Bisexual Book Awards. Any 2014 book with a bisexual character, bisexual storyline, bisexual subject matter or bisexual theme, is eligible for submission. Awards are open to all authors regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity. Books can be submitted by the author, publisher, or the Bi Writers Association (BWA), however, anyone may contact BWA to recommend a book. There are nine categories total, seven of which have open submissions. (more…)

Call for Submissions: Cactus Heart

Posted on September 29, 2014 by in Calls for Submissions

Cactus Heart seeks new and original poetry, fiction, nonfiction, photography & art for Issue #10 (e-Issue) and #10.5 (print), both due out in December.

We want spiny writing & art—sharp, relentless, coursing with energy and able to thrive in the harshest of places, all while maintaining a vulnerable, succulent interior. Send us your prickly little hearts; make us swoon. (more…)

Call for Submissions: Seeking Lesbian Fiction, All Genres

Posted on September 29, 2014 by in Calls for Submissions

Editor Ily Goyanes is looking for lesbian-centered paranormal, mystery, romance, erotica, and/or fantasy short stories. (more…)

Call for Submissions: The Big Brick Review Annual Essay Contest

Posted on September 27, 2014 by in Calls for Submissions

The Big Brick Review is a new nonfiction online journal that seeks personal essays which build on the narrative of our lives, finding new insight to old struggles…old insight to new struggles…and all shades-of-gray in between. (more…)

Call for Submissions: BannedFiction Press

Posted on September 27, 2014 by in Calls for Submissions

BannedFiction Press is now seeking submissions for all of our categories. (more…)

Call for Submissions: ‘Cactus Heart’ Seeks New and Original Work for a Themed Speculative Issue

Posted on September 18, 2014 by in Calls for Submissions

Guest Editor: Kate Sheeran Swed

We want beautifully written fantasy, science fiction, steampunk, and reimagined fairy tales. (more…)

Call for Submissions: Deadline Nearing for Ernest J. Gaines Literary Award

Posted on September 17, 2014 by in Calls for Submissions

Oct. 1 is the deadline for entries to the eighth annual Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence. Sponsored by the donors of the Baton Rouge Area Foundation, the award honors outstanding fiction from rising African-American writers and includes a $10,000 cash prize. (more…)

Call for Submissions: Lesbian Erotic Fiction and Nonfiction

Posted on September 14, 2014 by in Calls for Submissions

Strange Flesh Press

We’re an exclusively lesbian (femslash, F/F) micropress dedicated to providing compelling stories about women who hunger for other women. (more…)

Call For Submissions: Don’t Be Shy–Erotica Anthology

Posted on September 2, 2014 by in Calls for Submissions

Here at Ylva Publishing, we obviously like romance. But every once in a while, we also want to read a story that sends our temperatures soaring—something not just passionate and romantic, but downright carnal. (more…)

Call for Submissions: What Does Your Avatar Say About You?

Posted on September 1, 2014 by in Calls for Submissions

Announcing a Bibliophilia writing contest: “What does your avatar say about you?” (more…)