A University of Toronto Masters student is looking for poetry submissions by Muslim women who’ve survived Islamophobic violence — including emotional violence and microaggressions. The poems will be published in a zine as a community resource and used in an Ontario Institute for Studies in Education study. The deadline for submissions is July 21.
Read with Pride Northwest is looking for writers interested in participating in panels and leading workshops for their annual conference in Seattle. The Nov. 3-4 conference — previously known as Gay Romance Northwest — is a place for writers and readers to meet up to talk LGBTQIA romance fiction. Submit your proposed session by July 23.
As an homage to Literary Mothers — an American website that published a collection of short essays on female literary influence— a new project called many gendered mothers is looking for submissions. Men, women and folks of any and all genders are encouraged to submit short essays on the women, femme, trans, and non-binary who influenced their life and writing.
A zine about queer folk navigating hetero-entitlement and dating, Unicorn is looking for all printable format submissions on a board range of queer topics until July 31.
UK-based Opulent Mobility is looking for art, inventions, videos and music that re-imagine mobility, disability and accessibility. Submit your work by July 31 for their online exhibit — which will open October 21.
A couple guys are putting together a zine anthology themed around 90s cartoons. Saturday Morning will debut at Small Press Expo in September. Submit your 90s cartoon-inspired comics, prose, standalone art and poetry by July 31.
For their fall Immigrant Diaspora issue, Fifth Wednesday Journal is showcasing writers who are immigrants or children of immigrants from Middle Eastern and North African countries. The independent literary print magazine is accepting poems and stories until August 1 (they’ve extended their deadline).
For the first time, Canada’s magazine of zine culture and the independent arts will be accepting zine submissions from all over the world in search of the finest underground publications in a variety of genres. Submit your political zines, perzines, art/comic zines, DIY/how-to zines and literary zines by July 30, 2017.