Yasmeen and Mojgon are Iranian artists organizing a call for a zine – all donations go to the ACLU! They’re looking for pieces celebrating the cultures of the banned countries, meaningful or transformational interactions with Muslim friends or strangers, or anything else appropriate to show love in the face of hate. Lots of details on an open google doc here — but act fast, deadline is February 12th!
Are you a Lewis Carroll aficionado? Does your writing go down, around, or beyond the rabbit hole? Canadian writers working with the wonderful myths, fairytales and imagery of Alice in Wonderland ad the surrounding canon are invited to submit to this collection. Deadline is May 31st, and lots more information on the blog post.
Fill out a short form and apply to submit to this zine about black girls in fantasy by February 16th! If you missed it, maybe you can reach out and sweet talk a bit… Black girls as mermaids, witches, werwolves, vampiees, goddesses, princesses, knights, magical girls — all of it! Get into their tumblr here.
Poetry, fiction, flash fiction, and creative nonfiction in the “alternative” vein. Sure, lots of magazines say they wany thought-provoking and radical and strange, but Matador has a pretty good track record. No fees and no pay, but it’s a pretty good rag tbh. Posting here.
I’m just going to put their call for submissions verbatim because it’s so good: “WE ARE THE WANDERER, A LITERARY WEBSITE COMMITTED TO PUBLISHING THE WORK OF ARTISTS WHOSE LENS ISN’T THE STRAIGHT, WHITE, CIS MALE ONE THAT DOMINATES OUR CULTURE. IF YOU ARE QUEER, TRANS, NON-BINARY, A PERSON OF COLOR, A WOMAN, DISABLED; IF YOU’RE A BEGINNING WRITER OR AN EXPERIENCED ONE, THE WANDERER WANTS TO READ YOUR WORK. WE REFUSE TO BE AFRAID OF FASCISTS, RACISTS, TROLLS AND THE WHITE SUPREMACIST CAPITALIST PATRIARCHY IN GENERAL. WE ARE HERE. WE WILL FIGHT. SEND US SOME WORK (4-8 POEMS OR 5,000 WORDS IS FINE) AT WANDERERPOEMS@GMAIL.COM”
A reference and resource zine project around disclosing personal experience with mental and chronic illnesses. Looking for pieces on the process of disclosing, decisions about it, the outcomes, the shortcomings, etc. More info here! Deadline is March 15th 2017, email email@example.com with the subject line “(dis)closer zine submission” with your questions and entries!