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Friday Call for Submissions Love <3 Placeholder

 Placeholder Magazine Seeking Submission 

No submission fee. Year-round reading period. Seeking original poetry, nonfiction, fiction, and visual arts.
From their call: “Placeholder Magazine is a fiercely independent critical voice covering contemporary arts, culture, and literature. We are a not-for-profit arts organization led entirely by volunteers. Through print and digital mediums, we provide an accessible forum for diverse voices.”


To see what has been published on Placeholder check out their website: www.placeholdermag.com


Their Guidelines
Nonfiction:
Nonfiction includes news articles, opinion pieces, how-to articles, profile and interview pieces, exposés, human interest articles, essays, humor and satire, historical articles, inspirational pieces, research articles, and round-ups. We’re open to a lot. Surprise us!


We accept all narrative styles and forms. Send us your masterpiece! Short stories must be under 6,000 words.


Poetry:Fiction:
Poetry can be of any length, style, or topic. You may send up to 5 poems at a time.


Visual Media:
Art and Photography must have a quality of 72+ DPI, without a watermark. Please include a description of your work/submission. Accepted file types are JPG, JPEG, PNG and total email file size should be under 10MB. Can be individual images or a series/project. If it is a project and file size exceeds 10MB, send it through Google Drive or Dropbox.


Submissions:
To submit your work, email to submissionsATplaceholdermagDOTcom. Please include the type of submission in the subject line (Example: Opinion Submission, Photo Submission, Satire Submission, etc.)

For more information regarding submissions please visit: www.placeholdermag.com/get-involved/

 
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Friday Call for Submissions Love <3 Solidago, Seeking Tradition

Solidago Journal is open for submissions!

“We’re looking for prose, poetry, and art for our Fall 2017 issue. The theme is TRADITION, and our cover image (to which we also invite responses) can be found on our website (link below). We can’t pay our contributors, but all contributors will receive a complimentary copy of our print edition. No submission fee. We look forward to reading your work!”

Website: http://www.solidagojournal.com/

Submissions: http://www.solidagojournal.com/submissions/

 

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Friday Call for Submissions Love <3 Two Calls from Anomaly

Better late than never 🙂 Since I missed yesterday….

Anomaly (formerly known as Drunken Boat) is accepting submissions in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, comics, and translation from June 1 – September 1. Send your best, most challenging work through Submittable today! anmly.org/submit

SPECIAL CALL: Anomaly’s GLITTERBRAIN folio seeks work by queer and trans indigenous people and people of color who identify as mentally-ill, neurodivergent, or as having mental illness. Send up to 5 pieces, and a brief bio to sarahATanomalouspressDOTorg by August 15th.

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Friday Call for Submissions Love <3 Blood Tree Literature

Blood Tree Literature
Blood Tree Literature is an up-and-coming online literary journal based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, currently looking for lyrical and resonant works of flash fiction, poetry, experimental and hybrids that take linguistic risks to push the boundaries of conventional language and genres. We welcome both published and emerging writers. 
Please send submissions to bloodtreelitATyahooDOTcom to be considered for publication. All submissions must be submitted in a single Microsoft Word or PDF document. Please include a cover page stating your name, a brief bio, and your contact information. 
More details:
  • The launch of Blood Tree Literature is due this summer. Sign up for our newsletter to be notified when the journal goes live.
  • Submissions are rolling. 
  • Simultaneous submissions are accepted. 
  • Multiple submissions are accepted. Please include all pieces in a single document.
  • If two or more of your pieces are accepted, we ask that we may publish them intermittently and within the span of two months (at maximum) starting from the time that the first piece was published.
 Feel free to email bloodtreelitATyahooDOTcom if you have any questions.
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Guest Blog at Streetlight Mag <3 Grateful To Be Invited<3 Most Important Writing Lesson I Ever Learned

Guest Blog at Streetlight Magazine about one of the most important writing lessons I ever learned.
 
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Some Weekend Call for Submissions Love <3 Firefly 

Firefly Magazine

From their website: 

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Here at Firefly we are mainly looking for submissions of:
*Short Stories (1 piece up to 3000 words)
*Flash Fiction (1-3 pieces up to 500 words each)
*Poetry ( 3-5 short/average length poems OR 1 long poem)

Multiple submissions are fine, but only submit one of each type before hearing back from us. Example: One Fiction submission and one Flash Fiction submission, or one submission of all three types (Fiction, Poetry, Flash). *Above are what we’ll accept as 1 submission per type.
They should also be separate email submissions. Don’t send us your poetry and fiction in one submission, please. It angers the elves.

Simultaneous submissions are welcome, but please do notify us immediately if it is accepted elsewhere.

Previously published pieces are okay, but they will have to be very, very good to be seriously considered. Please cite where it was published first.

We read on a rolling basis, so we’re taking submissions year round. To submit, email us at editorfirefly@gmail.com 

Submission time for Issues close on the 24th of each month. Everything we get after the 24th will be considered for the following Issue. 

To submit, make the subject of the email “Firefly Submission” plus the category you are submitting to. For example: “Firefly Submission Flash Fiction” or “Firefly Submission Poetry”. Please attach works as a Word.doc or .docx. Keep all submissions in one single document, which each new piece beginning on a separate page.

We also accept illustrations/artwork/photography. Send those to us as a .jpg with the subject line “Firefly Submission Artwork”. Up to 5 pieces at a time, please.

We will try to respond as quickly as we can; responses can be expected within the month of submission. If a month has passed from the day you have submitted to us and you haven’t heard from us, please feel free to send a query with either “Query” or “What The Heck” in the subject line. We find the latter more cathartic. It’s up to you. “

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Friday Call for Submissions Love <3 Panoply

Call for Submissions

Issue 7 of Panoply, now through Sunday, July 23. 

Their call:

Some key submissions criteria:

  • Unpublished pieces only.
  • Simultaneous submissions are ok, but please notify us ASAP if a piece is withdrawn.
  • Poetry or short prose (<=500 words for prose – We’ve had to decline some prose pieces that were above our word count limit. Please comply.)
  • We read 100% blind. Do not put your name or other identifying information on the pieces. Use Submittable’s Bio/Notes box for your personal bio of <=60 words.
  • Maximum of 3 pieces per submission.
  • Please submit ONE attachment, preferably in MS WORD, with each piece beginning on a new page.
  • Please submit in 12 pt font, preferably something popular such as Times New Roman, Calibri, or Arial.
  • We prefer single-spaced formats, except when alternate spacing is a deliberate part of the layout.
  • Our software limits our ability to indent and create horizontal space across a line of text. We’ll do our best to preserve original formats, but keep in mind our limitations.
  • Hard copy will not be accepted and will be destroyed.
  • Issue 7 is unthemed.
  • We tend to respond to most pieces after the window has closed. So, please be patient as you await our reply.

To submit, please visit: Panoply’s Submittable Page.

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