Monday, October 17, 2011

Opportunities in the Great Big Literary World- October 17, 2011

Song of the Day: I Believe I can Fly by R. Kelly

   Hello all! How was the weekend? I am happy to report that I'm finally feeling better. Still have a few very faint symptoms, but the aches, pain, and the urge to stay on the couch is gone! Now I have to play catch up. Just wanted to let everyone know that Black Fox has a new website! Check it out and let me know what you think. We're still tweaking it, but Pam, Quita and I are very excited. Hope everyone is finding a little time to submit their work. Hopefully, you can find something on my list.


1. Narrative Magazine's 30 and Below Story Contest

Narrative is calling on writers, visual artists, photographers, performers, and filmmakers, between eighteen and thirty years old, to tell them a story. First Prize is $1,500, Second Prize is $750, Third Prize is $300, and ten finalists will receive $100 each. Submissions are accepted in the following media: Written (fiction, non-fiction, including short stories, novel excerpts, essays, memoirs, and excerpts from book-length nonfiction), Drawn (graphic novels and comics), Photographed, Spoken, Filmed. The entry fee is $20 and the contest ends on October 29, 2011.

2. Quarter After Eight- Robert J. Demott Short Prose Contest

Submit your prose poem, short short fiction, or essay in brief. Submissions should be 500 words or less. Reading fee is $15 for every three pieces submitted. A complimentary one-year subscription to the journal is included with the submission fee. One winner will receive a prize of $1,000 and publication. Deadline is December 1, 2011.

Calls for Submissions:

1. Weave Magazine

Weave is currently seeking fiction (including flash fiction), non-fiction, poetry, drama, reviews, and artwork.

2. Split 

Split is seeking stories, photos, art, poetry for their winter issue. The theme is: Spare. Deadline is December 1, 2011.

3. Marathon Literary Review 

Submit your fiction, poetry, art, photography and multimedia pieces. The reading period for the winter issue ends November 30, 2011.

As Always, Black Fox Literary Magazine is always accepting fiction, non-fiction, poetry and art. We're also looking for contributing bloggers, and guest posts. If interested email Be on the watch for Issue #2, out October 31, 2011! Happy Writing!


  1. I LOVE our new website! Quita and I will be posting about it this Thursday. :) As always, great links!

  2. Our new site is so, so awesome :D And we are uber excited about the second issue of Black Fox coming out! Thanks for the links!!

  3. Thanks for sharing these opportunities and links. Have a great week.