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About: Jury-free zine project dedicated to all the art that didn’t quite make it.
Pay: Digital copy of zine.
Submissions: Do you have a piece that was rejected elsewhere? This zine accepts any form of art, writing, comics, and music. The only requirement is that the piece has previously been rejected from another zine or publication.
Deadline: April 13, 2019
About: Collaborative zine reclaiming the term “prude” as a celebration of our autonomy and boundary-setting, a refusal of sex-necessary feminism, and a liberation in which our “no” is respected.
Submitters: Spinsters, asexuals, frigid partners, relationship anarchists, sex-working rule-makers, and all other folks sidelined from the “sex-positive” movement are particularly encouraged to submit. Whether prudism is related to our sexual orientation, our trauma, our disability, our spirituality, or none of the above, prude identity rejects a one-size-fits-all sexual empowerment.
Submissions: Visual art, photography, stories, comics, found poetry, diary entries, interviews, unsent letters, prayers, text messages, tweets, and all other printable mediums. Particularly interested in work that engages with prudism in its specificities; in its relationship to your experience of white supremacy, vegetable gardening, psychiatry, parkour, cissexism, and making dinner.
Deadline: April 30
Prize: One-year membership to the Zine League
Submissions: Download the Staple Stanley foldup toy, print him off and build him! Give him some accessories, maybe a diorama, and then send some photos/videos.
Deadline: April 31
Publisher: Thirty West Publishing House
Fee: $12 USD fee (currently there’s a $6 discount that brings cost down to $6.) 6 entry fee until April 20. After that $12 USD.
Prize: $200 and contract for publication
Deadline: April 20
About: Run by Bi Boston Women, an affirming space for women with bi+ identities (bi, pan, fluid, and other non-binary sexualities).
Submissions: Written submissions on the theme is “Getting Older.” What are the challenges/opportunities of being an older bi+ person? How has aging transformed you—in mind, body, spirit, or sexuality? How have you stayed the same? What have been the most significant moments or transitions in your life? For younger folks: What have you learned from older bi+ folks? And no matter your age, what do you imagine your future holds.
Deadline: August 1, 2019
Publication: Broken Pencil Magazine
Fee: BP Members can submit their first zine for $14 and can submit 2nd and 3rd zines for FREE. Non-member prices: first submission fee is $25. (This comes with a one-year subscription to Broken Pencil worth $32.) Second and third submissions cost $10 each. Maximum of three zine submissions per person.
Prize: $200 cash for each category winner. Winner of the Best Overall Zine gets an additional $400. Winners profiled in the magazine and on brokenpencil.com, and receive a Zine Awards trophy, which will be presented to them at Canzine Toronto. Both winners and nominees will have their zines sold on the BP store, be included at zine fairs and stores and presented at special displays at libraries.
Entry categories: Political Zine, Perzine, Comic Zine, Art Zine, Compilation Zine, Literary Zine, Micro Literary Journal, and Fanzine. Read more about the categories here.
Submissions: Zines should have been made between April 2018 and July 2019.
Deadline: July 1, 2019
Calls from the socialsphere
The Blue Nib Chapbook Contest is now open:https://t.co/K0ZVePuuk6
— The Blue Nib (@TheBlueNib) April 1, 2019
What better way to spend #NationalPoetryMonth than writing some new poems and sending them to a lit mag for publication consideration? Our guidelines are below if you’d like to give Synaeresis a try … #canlit #ldnont #callforsubmissions pic.twitter.com/soIuVumGvi
— Synaeresis : arts + poetry (@SynaeresisP) April 2, 2019
CALL FOR ART! Sculptors! I’m looking for small to medium sized sculpture – metal, glass, wood – and wall based sculptural relief, for exhibit at @RenEdmonton – International entries welcome. Submit here: https://t.co/75gvx0s2J7 #sculpture #callforsubmissions #callforart #art pic.twitter.com/oYWE2F3MK0
— Alexis Marie Chute (@_Alexis_Marie) April 2, 2019
New Listing: What Are Birds? #litmag seeks previously unpublished #poetry #prose #fiction #cnf, especially hybrid work that crosses genre boundaries or exists outside of genre altogether, deadline is 5/1 for third issue, free to submit! #callforsubmissions https://t.co/zwkBM6ztVn pic.twitter.com/6O5u0fr3oO
— Lit Magster (@pwlitmagster) April 2, 2019
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The medium is the message 🔮 OPEN CALL ends 04/07👁 walk-ins welcome ✋ JONALDUDD 🌭 . . . . . #jonalddudd #opencall #designweek #nycdesignweek #nycdesignweek2019 #nyc #design #furnituredesign #submission #callforsubmissions #callforartists #objectdesign #exhibition #callforentries
Our #callforsubmissions is on #Submittable and listed on #Duotrope as well. 45 days left to sub for this year’s anthology, Once Upon An Enchanted Forest: An Anthology of Romantic Witchcraft Stories. We can’t wait to read your magical tales! #amwriting #writerscommunity pic.twitter.com/f2YxMYlpJ4
— Once Upon Anthologies (@OUAnthologies) April 1, 2019
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Submissions are now open for Issue 3!! Growth can be about personal or systemic change, about springtime or aging or the physical process of getting bigger, or it can be about something else entirely. What does growth mean to you? . . . #artistsofinstagram #zinesofinstagram #zines #writingsubmissions #art #writing #photography #growth #zine #spring #callforart #callforsubmissions
Submissions for our 2019 anthology are officially open! Submit up to 15 pages this year! Must be between the ages of 9-18 yrs, live in the Pacific NW and identify as female and/or LGBTQIA+. For more info https://t.co/Zh81qSbOEk #comics #callforsubmissions #illustration #LGBTQIA pic.twitter.com/aRWkrI5PRh
— Miss Anthology (@MissAnthology) April 1, 2019