Award-winning writer Vivek Shraya has launched a new mentorship program for an Indigenous or Black writer, or artist of colour, which will include writing support, assistance with the publication process, as well as a publishing contract with Arsenal Pulp Press & VS. Books, with a $1,000 royalty advance. Deadline for applications is Sept. 15, 2017.
Tentatively called “wish i could stop,” this zine is for and by folks who have OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder), including people who are self-diagnosed. People who are also marginalized due to race, disability, class, gender, sexuality and age are encouraged to submit to email@example.com by Aug. 12, 2017. The zine may be for and by people with OCD, but that does not mean submissions have to be about the disorder.
Spirit Zine is dedicated to the spirituality of people of colour and their experiences with all things seen and unseen. Spirit is accepting visual, written and sound submissions. To submit, fill out this form or reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. Deadline is Sept. 30, 2017.
Meet Cute Mag is a magazine “in love with everything romance” — but their romance-centricity doesn’t mean they only publish pieces about amorous encounters. The mag is looking for stories, ranging from 300 words to 5,000 words, focusing on dynamic relationships. Send submissions to email@example.com by July 28, 2017.
The Matador Review is all about embracing the online medium and celebrating “digital decision.” The quarterly is currently accepting alternative work, including unpublished literature and forms of visual art, for its Fall 2017 issue. Submit your work to firstname.lastname@example.org by Aug. 31, 2017.
For the first time, Canada’s magazine of zine culture and the independent arts will be accepting zine submissions from all over the world in search of the finest underground publications in a variety of genres. Submit your political zines, perzines, art/comic zines, DIY/how-to zines and literary zines by July 30, 2017.