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Art by Tina Lugo.

Call for Submissions: Bad Trip Zine

This zine is looking for your nightmarish drug experiences. Brevity encouraged (200 words or less) so watch your rambling ya bong dawg! You can see the full guidelines here (they are hilarious.) The submission deadline is March 14 – tomorrow! (Broken Pencil does not condone drug use, or anything like that, but we do like reading drug stories.)

Call for Films:  Revue Cinema – Drop Your Shorts (Toronto, ON)

The wonderful Revue Cinema in Toronto is hosting a short film festival! Films will be chosen by local critics for screening at the Cinema. Films will be up for Critic’s Pick and Audience’s Choice. The winner will have their film screened in front of all evening feature films at the Revue for a month, plus a gift certificate to Electric Mud/Grand Electric YUUUUM. Deadline is April 4, 2014. Guidelines here!

Call for Submissions: 40 Below Project (Alberta, CAN)

Are you a hurtin’ Albertan? Do you have a story from Champion City? The 40 Below Project Volume 2 wants to hear from you. More: “The 40 Below Project is seeking unpublished submissions of short fiction, poetry, artwork, and creative non-fiction for an upcoming print anthology to be released in 2015. We are looking for works about or inspired by winter in Alberta. We are actively searching for works from writers living in Alberta or who have lived in Alberta.”  Deadline is July 31, 2014. Full guidelines here.

Call for Submissions: Women of Library History

The Feminist Task Force – an offshoot of the American Library Association – is searching for stories of historic women working in libraries. Each day in March – Women’s History Month – they will post a story at You still have until the end of March to submit your story, libraryfolk! Guidelines are here.


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