In the wake of natural disasters in Puerto Rico and Mexico, a couple fans of Captive Prince are putting together a colouring book to raise funds for those in need in the affected regions. 100% of profits from PDF sales will be split evenly between Direct Relief and TOPOS. Submissions will be accepted between October 15, 2017, and November 15, 2017.
With $3,200 in prizes, Cha‘s International Poetry Prize is now open for entries. For its 10th anniversary, the Asian literary journal wants poems in English, or translated into English, about contemporary Hong Kong. Specifically: “Each poem must be a translation (loosely defined) of a text (loosely defined) from/about Hong Kong or China, written originally in English or Chinese, into a poem that is about contemporary Hong Kong.” The contest is open to all poets and there is no entry fee. Prizes include $1,501 for first place, $800 for second and $400 for third. The deadline for submissions is Nov. 30, 2017.
For its pilot issue, Oratoria is accepting fiction, poetry, non-fiction, visual art, and photography on a broad range of topics, including feminism, romance, parenting, and food (more listed on their website). Oratoria is looking for works that showcase unique, quirky voices. The deadline for submissions is Oct. 31, 2017.
Online literary journal Riddled with Arrows is seeking submissions of horror-themed metafiction, poetry, and art for their Samhain (Halloween) issue. Humorous submissions are welcome, as long as the work draws on tropes of horror writing. Do not submit graphic gore, blood porn, or works of gratuitous violence. The deadline for submissions is October 21, 2017.
Multilingual online literary & art journal Lunch Ticket is looking for submissions of writing for young people (13+), visual art, poetry, literary translation, flash prose, fiction and creative nonfiction. The deadline for their main issue is October 31, 2017. Two prizes are available each main issue: the Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction and The Gabo Prize for Literature in Translation & Multilingual Texts.