Call for submissions: PTSD Survivors and the Fight Against Fast Fashion

Fashion Revolution is looking for submissions for their Zine #002.

Call for Submissions: Fashion Revolution

With Canada’s ties to child labour recently exposed, Fashion Revolution’s second edition — themed “Loved Clothes Last” — has perfect timing. The non-profit fanzine will focus on issues of waste in the fashion industry, which echoes the organization’s firm belief “in a fashion industry that values people, the environment, creativity and profit in equal measure.” Written submissions and other forms must be submitted by July 8, 2017.

Call for Submissions: Survivors of PTSD

A young female artist named Tess, who has PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), is looking to create a zine collection featuring work by other women with PTSD and related mental illnesses. To contribute, drop her a line on Craigslist.

Call for Submissions: The Lit POP Awards

After a decade, the Lit POP Awards is going strong. Winners of the fiction and poetry prizes will get a round-trip to Montreal to attend the awards and will have their work published in Matrix Magazine. The deadline for submissions is July 31, 2017.

Call for Submissions: Bi Arts Zine

The Toronto Bi Arts Festival is looking for submissions for their Canada-wide zine, which will be published in conjunction with their inaugural festival, Sept. 22-24, 2017. All forms of submissions — artwork, illustrations, comics, photography, write ups, poetry, essays, interviews and personal stories — are welcome, as long as they are related to bisexuality, bi cultures, bi lifetyle, bi stories and bi experiences. The deadline for submissions is July 15.

Call for Submissions: Muse /A Journal 

This beautiful literary journal pairs lyric essays and experimental verse with visual, creating a “museum-esque experience.” They’re currently open for poetry and lyric essay submissions for their online issue until July 31.

Call for Submissions: Cinestate

We all know you or your friend have a manuscript lying in your drawer and Cinestate wants it now. Their kick-ass website aside, this relatively new entertainment company is looking for stories of all genres that have a cinematic scope and great hook

Call for Submissions: Damaged Goods Press

This micro-press welcomes stories from all gender variant writers, whether they identify as queer or trans. For the time being, Damaged Goods is accepting chapbooks (small pamphlets and books of poetry or flash fiction) and full-length manuscripts.

Call for Submissions: Broken Pencil Zine Awards

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.