Monday, February 13, 2012

Opportunities in the Great Big Literary World- February 13, 2012

Song of the Day: Superhuman by Chris Brown and Keri Hilson

   Hello all! My favorite holiday is tomorrow! In the spirit of things the song of the day will be a love song for the remainder of February. Can you tell that I'm a hopeless romantic?

   Some of you may be wondering where the heck I've been. I have some "splaining" to do. I had a sick family member in Trinidad and I had to make an unexpected trip. I really didn't have access to the Internet and the whole point of taking the trip was to spend time with the loved one. That's exactly what I did. I was sort of cut off from my cyber world while I was there. On one hand it was nice to not have to worry about checking my email or twitter account every five minutes. On the other hand, it made me a little uneasy not having instant access to those things. It's amazing how dependent we are on the Internet. I kept thinking, "I wonder what's going on with Twitter?" or "I wonder if so and so sent me that email?" Anyway, my relative is much better now so all is well!

Can you believe we're already into the month of February? And lost mid-way no less! Have you submitted anything for the year? I have only had the chance to submit to one place, which I did last month. I have to get on the ball this month. It's never too late to start submitting. Pick something off of my list and go!


1. Whidbey Emerging Writers Getaway Contest

The Whidbey Writers MFA Alumni Association is holding a first novel contest, with a grand prize of a seven-day retreat at a fully furnished, rustic-luxury Smoky Mountain cabin in North Carolina, with daily continental breakfast ($2,000 value), plus a cash award of $300. Second and third place winners receive cash and other prizes. Top three finalists' entries will be reviewed by Andrea Hurst Literary Management, for possible representation. The top twenty-five entries will each receive two critiques from members of the association. Deadline is May 15, 2012.

Calls for Submissions:

1. Certain Circuits Magazine

Accepting Art, video, film, audio, poetry, and prose. Cross-genre is encouraged.

2. Ninth Letter

A literary journal looking for submissions of Fiction, poetry, Essays and interviews.

3. New Ohio Review

The New Ohio Review is seeking literary prose and poetry. Contributors are paid $20 per page for prose and $30 per page for poetry.

4. Palooka Journal

Palooka is looking for fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, plays, graphic short stories, graphic essays, comic strips, photography and multimedia for inclusion in issues #3 and #4.

5. Star Line

The quarterly journal of the Science Fiction Poetry Association accepts submissions of poetry year-round.

As always, Black Fox Literary Magazine is always looking for fiction, poetry, non-fiction, art and articles related to the craft of writing. Happy Writing!

1 comment:

  1. Welcome back!

    Thanks for the links. :) So glad that your family member is on the mend too.