Calls for Submissions Feat. ESL Creatives & Our Planet is on Fire

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A House Made of Dawn

About: subTerrain magazine is accepting submissions for a Special Sci-Fi Issue call A House Made of Dawn.
Submissions: Essays (7,000 words max), fiction (5,000) and poetry (100 lines) on the theme of “visions of the cultural ramifications of current and future trends in digital technologies.”
Pay: Four “feature pieces” will receive $750 each. Other works will receive subTerrain’s regular rate: prose $50/pg and $50 per poem.
Deadline: December 16, 2019


Talking Soup

About: Talking Soup is on the lookout for non-fiction writing about real life. But what does that mean? “We’ve had journalists in Kabul to dockers from Copenhagen and everything in between. Hate your job? Write it and send it. Modern life’s absurdities staring you down? Get it written.”
Pay: None
Submissions: Non-fiction (ideally written in the first person) that employs elements of narrative storytelling or personal essays. Submissions should be no longer than 2,000 words. Original photographs and artwork submitted with your story is accepted. No poetry, fiction or hard news.

From Natchez to Kenosha: A Tribute to Tom Waits

About: The musician, songwriter, and actor, Tom Waits
Fee: No fee to submit. We provide a free PDF to contributors or they may purchase a hard copy for $5.00 plus shipping.
Pay: We provide a free PDF to contributors or they may purchase a hard copy for $5.00 plus shipping.
Submissions: Open to all artists and authors.
Deadline: October 31, 2019

Calls from the socialsphere

Calling all creative auties! – Lilith 💜[Image description: A screen shot from instagram from autistism zine. Purple…

Posted by Odd Fiction's Oddly Autistic Life on Monday, October 14, 2019

The Story Pub is now accepting story submissions. The Story Pub is a community of real people sharing their true stories…

Posted by The Story Pub on Friday, October 11, 2019





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