Calls for Submissions Feat. Daddy, Zaddy and Video Game Love Letters

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Daddy: A Cultural Anthology

About: An exploration of the word “daddy.” Whether you use the term “daddy,” “daddy issues” or “zaddy,” the word has seen a recent cultural resurgence. Grey Borders Books wants to know what the word brings up for you. Does it remind you of Freudian theories? Does the phenomenon of young women calling their boyfriends daddy make you uncomfortable? Does it bring up associations with the kink community? Or maybe the term is a trigger word for you.
Pay: Not listed
Submissions: Poetry, fiction, essays, or visual artwork about daddy are all accepted.

Stonewall’s Legacy

About: Poetry anthology commemorating the Stonewall Riots. This coming year marks 50 years since the rebellion, and the editors behind Stonewall’s Legacy wants to make a poetic record of where LGBT+ people were, are, and will be as a global community.
Pay: Not listed.
Submissions: Poetry of, by, for, and of relevance to the LGBT+ community.
Deadline: February 28, 2019

Vallum Chapbook Award

About: Chapbook contest
Entry fee: 
1st place gets published and $300
12-20 pages of poetry
Deadline: April 30, 2019


About: A quarterly zine dedicated to loving video games, big and small alike.
Pay: Not listed.
 Pieces focusing on a single game that you love, ranging from 200 to 2,000 words.
Deadline: January 25, 2019

The Throwaway Account (Emotions)

About: A brand new zine. 
Pay: Not listed
Submissions: The theme is emotions, how we feel and express those feelings. 
They’re looking for MICRO art, comics, poetry, fiction, essays, interviews, and other writings. “Throwaway” refers to the way the zine will be printed. The plan is to print most (and handwrite some) submissions and adhere them to napkins made of recycled materials borrowed from restaurants.
Deadline: January 14, 2019

Magnus Opus

About: An international poetry anthology in English
Publisher: Authorspress, New Delhi, India
Pay: Not listed
Submissions: One poem, no more than 50 lines, that can be of any theme, but should be your “magnum opus.” 
 December 31, 2018

The Indie Writer’s Deathmatch

About: Online short story contest hosted by Broken Pencil Magazine
Prize: Winner ($400 + indie writer’s makeover + publication in Broken Pencil), finals ($100 + publication)
Submissions: Up to 3,000 words
Deadline: December 31, 2018

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