September 23, 2014

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…)

Call for Submissions: Downtown Urban Theater Festival

Posted on August 28, 2014 by in Calls for Submissions

The Downtown Urban Theater Festival (DUTF) is currently accepting submissions for its 13th annual season to be held at HERE  in SoHo, New York City May 6-23, 2015. (more…)

Call For Submissions: Vitality Magazine

Posted on August 28, 2014 by in Calls for Submissions

We are a new literary magazine focusing on awesome stories featuring queer protagonists. We accept all mediums (short stories, flash fiction, poetry, comics, and art), all genres (fantasy, sci-fi, contemporary, paranormal, mystery, thriller – bring it on!), all sexualities, and all genders

Our goal is to create an escape for the reader by telling entertaining, interesting stories featuring queer protagonists but where the plot does not revolve around their sexuality or gender. A positive portrayal of queerness is key. We are currently working on a promotional minizin” that will be offered to readers for free on our website, in anticipation of launching a kickstarter.

Submissions for the minizine are due Sept 25th. We offer a token payment of $10-25 depending on the medium. After the minizine, we begin work on the first issue. Anything submitted now could be published in the minizine or the first issue depending on where it fits. To find out more, visit the submissions page of our website.

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Call for Submissions: Taboo Tales

Posted on August 27, 2014 by in Calls for Submissions

Margin Calls is accepting submissions for its Anthology Volume: Taboo Tales: Writing Off The Limits: (more…)

Call For Submissions: Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence

Posted on August 20, 2014 by in Calls for Submissions

The Baton Rouge Area Foundation is soliciting submissions for the 2014 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence, a $10,000 award that honors a rising African-American fiction writer. Now in its eighth year, the book award enhances the visibility of black writers and further expands their audiences. It is underwritten by the donors of the Baton Rouge Area Foundation in celebration of Louisiana’s revered storyteller, Ernest J. Gaines. (more…)

Call for Submissions: Prism Comics Queer Press Grant

Posted on August 16, 2014 by in Calls for Submissions

Every year, Prism Comics awards the Prism Comics Queer Press Grant to assist in the publication and promotion of LGBT comics. The grant is funded by donors who are either creators who want to help others just starting out, or fans who want to see more LGBT creators get published.

Queer Press Grant Application Process (more…)