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1. Black Warrior Review's Ninth Annual Contest
Winners in each genre (poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction) receive a $1,000 prize and publication in BWR 40.2, the Spring/Summer 2014 issue. Finalists receive notation in that issue and are considered for publication. Entry fee is $15 and the contest closes on September 1, 2013.
Calls for Submission:
1. Eccentric Chai
Eccentric Chai, the blog of all trades, is hosting a flash fiction contest. The winner gets his/her story featured on the site with a bio for a month. Details on their site. Deadline is July 22, 2013.
2. Rose Red Review
Rose Red Review is now accepting submissions for its Autumn 2013 Halloween-themed issue! Submit fiction, poetry, art, and photography that concerns the dark origin of fairy tales. Send in your ghosts. Your goblins. Your beasts. If you do not have a themed piece, Rose Red Review still wants your work! Reading period ends August 12, 2013.
3. Stems Journal
Stems Journal is now accepting submission for our debut issue. Stems is looking for writing and visual art inspired and challenged by science, engineering, technology, and mathematics. The submission deadline for the first issue is August 31st, 2013.
4. Prairie Wolf Press Review
The editors of Prairie Wolf Press Review, an online literary journal, announce their open reading period from July 1 to Sept. 1, for the next two issues to be published October 2013 and March 2014. They are looking for short stories, flash fiction, essays, and poetry. Reading period ends September 1, 2013.
5. Minerva Rising Literary Journal
Minerva Rising is an independent literary journal celebrating the creativity and wisdom in every woman. They publish thought-provoking fiction, non-fiction, photography, poetry and essays by women writers and artists. They are now open for submissions for Issue #4. The theme for the next issue is Mothers. Minerva Rising awards: $50 for literary works, $35 for poetry and artwork, plus contributor copy. There is a reading fee of $15. Deadline is August 15, 2013.
As always, Black Fox Literary Magazine is accepting submissions of fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, art and photography. The summer issue will be out July 29, 2013. Happy Writing!