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The Georgia Poetry Prize 2022 Competition

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The Georgia Poetry Prize is open to unpublished, original collections of poems written in English by residents of North America. Dates for submission: Manuscripts may be submitted between 9:00 a.m. EST on October 1 and 5:00 p.m. EST on November 30. Winners will be announced by early March. Contest queries …

$25

Tint Journal: Deadline to Submit

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Share your short stories, essays, flash and poetry, as well as your artworks from October 10 to November 30, 2022 (CET midnight) with us to be considered for our Spring '23 issue! We're looking forward to receiving your work at submissions@tintjournal.com! In view of the diverse backgrounds of our contributing writers, any subject matter which does not violate our values of acceptance …

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Vallum Magazine: Dreams vs. Nightmares

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Where do dreams come from? Do nightmares stem from the same root source? What can be considered a dream or a nightmare? How do they figure in our lives, and how do we write about them poetically? Whether psychic or psychological, send us poems that speak to the theme of …

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Washington Square Review: Deadline to Submit

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Washington Square Review, an award-winning journal of new fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, translations, and interviews, is published biannually by the students and faculty of the NYU Graduate Creative Writing Program. We are accepting submissions from October 25 to December 1. Poetry: Submissions should not exceed five poems. Fiction: Submissions should not …

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Sixth Finch: Chapbook Submission Deadline

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Sixth Finch will be reading chapbook-length submissions (roughly 20-30 pages) through December 6 and we will select at least two manuscripts for publication. In place of reading fees, we ask that you make a donation of any amount to an organization that's doing important work right now. This link will …

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Wesleyan Fall 2022 Poetry Reading Period Closes

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For our Fall 2022 open reading period, we invite poetry manuscript samples along with query letters. Please read through all guidelines below. Manuscript Sample: Poets and translators are invited to submit a 15-20 page manuscript sample accompanied by a query letter. Please familiarize yourself with our catalog before submitting a …

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Fence Books: Ottoline Prize Deadline

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The Ottoline Prize awards publication and $5,000 to a book-length work of poetry by any person who identifies as a woman. First, second, third, fourth, and beyond books are welcome. The author of the selected book also receives a two-week residency at Eliot House, in Gloucester, MA. The submission fee …

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House of Anansi Submissions Open: February

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House of Anansi is open to receive direct submissions from authors twice a year, for a one-month period each, beginning February 1 and August 1. The portal is currently open for submissions. Agents are welcome to submit to individual editors at any time. Before submitting, please take the time to familiarize yourself …

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The Malahat Review Long Poem Prize Deadline

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The Malahat Review invites entries for its biennial Long Poem Prize. The contest is open to Canadian and international writers anywhere in the world. Deadline: 11:59pm (PST) on 1 February 2023. Two winners will receive a prize of CAD $1,250 each and be published in the magazine's summer 2023 issue …

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Palimpsest Press Submissions Close

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Submission Guidelines In an effort to remove barriers for BIPOC, Deaf, and Disabled authors, Palimpsest Press is officially opening submissions year-round for authors who identify as BIPOC, Deaf, or Disabled. These guidelines take effect immediately. Please include “Year-round Submission” in the email subject line if you submit outside of our …

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Guernica Editions: Reading Period Closes

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Guernica will only accept manuscript queries by email (via this form). We no longer accept queries by snail mail. Before sending in your query, however, please check our website to determine the type of material that best fits our publishing house. Also, please note we only accept manuscript submissions between …

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Jessamy Stursberg Poetry Prize: Deadline to Submit

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Deadline for the 2022-23 Jessamy Stursberg Poetry Prize for Canadian Youth is April 30, 2023. The  Jessamy Stursberg Poetry Prize for Canadian Youth was established to foster a lifelong relationship between Canadian youth and the literary arts, specifically poetry. The prize is supported through a generous donation from the Stursberg family and other …

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McClelland & Stewart: Reading Period Closes

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McClelland & Stewart is excited to open our submission policy as part of our ongoing commitment to amplify the voices of Black, Indigenous, and racialized writers, as well as those of other traditionally underrepresented communities. Effective immediately, unsolicited and unagented work can be sent directly to editors within the M&S …

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