Calls For Submissions Feat. new Black women’s literary journal Midnight & Indigo

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Midnight and Indigo 

About: “A new literary platform dedicated to short stories and narrative essays by Black women writers.”
Submissions: Looking for original, fictional or personal stories. Stories can be funny, entertaining, serious or sincere. Stories must be character-driven and leave readers with something to think about. All genres are welcome! Short stories narrative essays must be a minimum of 1500 words. 
Pay: Offer compensation 
Deadline: February 2nd, 2020

Speculative City

About: “We are looking for fiction, poetry, and essays within the alternative history genre. And, as per usual, we seek provocative works that are centered within a cityscape”
Submissions: Original, unpublished submissions under 5500 words
Pay: Writers Published will be paid $20 – $55 according to the category and length of their submission
Deadline: February 24th,  2020

Explicit Literary Journal

About: Explicit Literary Journal is a new online literary journal “dedicated to showcasing the visual art and writing of non speaking and semi speaking disabled writers and artists.” Please note that contributors must be non speaking or semi speaking.
Submissions: Poetry, short fiction and non fiction, visual art
Pay: No submission fee, No pay
Deadline: February 7th, 2020 

Impeccable: A Pokemon Snap Zine

About: “Impeccable! A Pokemon Snap Zine is a fanzine dedicated to celebrating the Nintendo 64 game that we all love! Specifically the environments and the Pokemon that live in them!”
Submissions: Link to portfolio with 10-20 pieces
Pay: n/a
Deadline: January 31st, 2020


About: Issue 11, we explore the friend, blood, and chosen family relationships that bring us joy, security and calm as we navigate the rocky waters of our lives.”
Submissions: Writing (fictional stories, poetry, personal essays, interview proposals) and Visual Art (photography, illustration, art, typography)
Pay: n/a
Deadline: February 28th, 2020

Sick Magazine

About: “Accepting pitches and submissions from chronically ill and disabled people”
Submissions: Poetry, personal essays, narrative non-fiction, short stories and, visual art of any medium. Only accepts contributions from chronically ill and disabled people, however, work does not have to explicitly be about illness or disability.
Pay: n/a
Deadline: February 14th, 2020

HTMLLES Festival 2020

About: Feminist Festival of Media Arts + Digital Culture 14th edition, November 5 — 8, 2020, Montreal
Submissions: PDocument outlining the project format, proposal (500 words) and consistency with the proposed theme (100 words) “Looking for projects inspired by (but not limited to) eco-feminisms, cyber-feminisms, queer studies, Afro-futurist, Sino-futurist and futurist indigenous movements, cli-fi, hopepunk and solarpunk, deconstructing greenwashing and whitewashing.”
Pay: n/a
Deadline: January 27th, 2020, 23:59 (EST)

Calls from the Social Sphere


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Call for Submissions. Photos de Femmes is looking for photography images from all genders and genres that depict positive reflections of women. Choose from several categories. Selected winning images will join the seeingWOMEN exhibition and photo festivals at two gorgeous French chateaux. Chateau de LaLande and Mas de Pradié in June 2020. The Grand Prize Winner will receive a one-week Artist Residency in the South of France at Maison des Rêves. @maison_des_reves_fr Be a part of a revolutionary new way of looking at women. Submit your work at PDF website and listed above. Photo credit: @elizabethopalenik Elizabeth Opalenik Contact @chateaudelelande and @thechateausisters about securing your room for these two amazing festivals. @maggiesteber @waffleswins @reneejacobsphoto @sarah_hadley_art @anne_silver_ @_jacquelineroberts_ @elizabethopalenik #callforentries #callforsubmissions #exhibit #contest #winner #chateau #photosdefemmes #reneejacobs #womeninphotography #photofestival #photographyfestival #wendyhicks #escapetothechateaudiy #festivalphotography #festivalofphotography #festival #worldshotz #escapetothechateau #seeingwomen #women #femalegaze #womenempowerment #photosofwomen #frenchchateaux #chateaustyle #laviedechateau #fineartnude

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