The third installation of Dear Anonymous is on its way! Better than Missed Connections, tYik Yak, or any of those newfangled internet anonymities, write your passionate message to your cat or your sardonic criticism of your mom’s tuna casserole or anything else your heart desires! 1-500 words. Rolling submissions.
Fruit Face is a zine about doing you own damn thing with make up. Accepting any feminist take on adornment, decoration, and powders in the form of stories, essays, photos, artwork, poetry and more.
Writers new to radio are invited to submit their stories for recording. 1900 – 2000 words in length, with an emphasis on narrative and which lend themselves to being read out loud. Deadline February 13.
ELJ Publications is looking for hybrid, experimental, edgmy chapbook manuscripts. $2 entry fee, $100 award, 10 free copies of the collection and a standard ELJ Publications contract. Get it!
Submissions to Broken Pencil’s annual fierce story competition are now open. This year it’s an all-genre battle, open to fiction, non-fiction, poetry and comics entries (up to 2,000 words.) Winners receive the Indie Writer’s Makeover, which includes a consultation with literary agent Sam Hiyate, a meeting with Globe & Mail culture columnist and novelist Russell Smith, and a meeting with one of Canada’s leading small-press publishers, BookThug! Plus $200 cash and publication in the Spring 2015 edition of Broken Pencil. DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 10, 2014 at 11:59pm. To enter and read complete rules, go here.