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Friday Call for Submissions Love <3 J Journal, Seeking Justice Everywhere

J Journal: New Writing on Justice – Fall 2017 Issue

Submissions accepted year-round.


J Journal: New Writing on Justice, the John Jay College (CUNY) award-winning litmag, seeks submissions for its Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 issues. Your work should examine justice from any angle, but no straight genre pieces. We prefer the tangential approach to the journal’s theme–the justice question is everywhere.

Send fiction and personal narrative (6000 words max) and poetry (up to three poems) to submissionsjjournal@gmail.com. See jjournal.org for excerpts and more about what we publish. J Journal is a twice-yearly print journal (Fall 2017 is our twentieth issue) with an active online presence.

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Some Call for Submissions Love <3 Elsewhere: Flash Fiction, Prose Poetry,

elsewhere is an online magazine that publishes every two months, publishing prose poetry, flash fiction and non-fiction.

From the elsewhere website: 

elsewhere cares only about the line / no line. We want short prose works (flash fiction, prose poetry, nonfiction) that cross, blur, and/or mutilate genre. We publish six writers and one photo quarterly. Give us your homeless, your animals, your lunch money: we’re hungry.

Prose Poetry

up to 3 pieces of unlineated prose poetry, any length. up to two essays in a single document, each less than 1,000 words.

Flash Fiction

up to two stories in a single document, each less than 1,000 words.


up to two essays in a single document, each less than 1,000 words.


submit up to 3 photographs for consideration as a cover image in JPG or PNG format. landscape orientation required, original size 3000px x 1700px minimum.



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Friday Call for Submissions Love x 2: Pithead Chapel

Pithead Chapel

Call for Submissions: Fiction, Nonfiction, and Prose Poetry

“Pithead Chapel is a monthly online journal of fiction,
nonfiction, and prose poetry. While many magazines and journals close
during the spring and summer, we’re open year-round.”

Visit www.pitheadchapel.com for detailed submission guidelines.

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Friday Call for Submissions Love <3 Blink Ink, 50 Word Stories on Outlaws

Blink-Ink Submissions Now Open

Deadline: July 10, 2017


Bob Dylan famously said “To live outside the law you must be honest. I know you always said that you agree.” Do you agree? What else do you know or suspect about outlaws? Outlaws being those who by choice or chance live outside the law.The law of the land or laws unspoken. Tell us what you know about outlaws generally, or about specific outlaws, real or imagine. famous or obscure.

Send stories of approximately 50 words in the body of an email to blinkinkinfo@gmail.com No attachments or bios please.

Submissions open June 1st till July 10th, 2017.

Website: www.blink-ink.org

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Friday Call for Submissions Love <3 Collateral: Work Concerned with Impact of Military Service


Poetry, Prose and Art on the Impact of Military Service

Submissions accepted year-round.


Collateral is an online literary journal affiliated with the University of Washington Tacoma. We publish poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and visual arts concerned with the impact of military service beyond the combat zone. The voices of those more indirectly impacted by war sometimes go unheard, and our journal seeks to capture the “collateral” impact of military service in all its forms. We publish work by veterans, reserve/active duty soldiers, and civilians every May and November; we accept submissions year-round through our website. Send up to 5 poems, 3,000 words of prose, or 7 images.

Website:  www.collateraljournal.com



Friday Call for Submissions Love x 2 Burningword Literary Journal

Submission Guidelines

Burningword Literary Journal accepts poetry, flash fiction, and flash nonfiction submissions for publication. Please read through the brief guidelines and publishing schedule before you submit.

Genres and Details (revised for 2017)

  • Poetry in any form or style. Your poetry submission may contain up to five (5) poems, may be submitted as one file, run fewer than 10 pages in length, and must be unpublished. Simultaneous submissions are welcomed so long as you withdraw them when accepted elsewhere.
  • Flash fiction (a.k.a. microfiction, short-short story, sudden fiction, etc.) submissions should aim for a word-count of 300-500 words or less per piece, may contain up to two (2) pieces per submission, may be submitted as one file, should run fewer than 5 pages in length, and must be unpublished. Simultaneous submissions are welcomed so long as you withdraw them when accepted elsewhere.
  • Flash nonfiction up to 300 words. You may submit up to two (2) pieces per issue, may be submitted as one file, should run fewer than 5 pages in length, and must be unpublished. Simultaneous submissions are welcomed so long as you withdraw them when accepted elsewhere.
  • Please keep your email address updated in Submittable because that’s how we notify you of our editorial decisions. We now charge a modest submission fee of $3 to help offset the cost of maintaining the manuscript system and web-hosting. Because of this change, we now encourage multiple pieces per submission, as outlined above.

Important Guidelines

  • The submission review process is double-blind; please remove all instances of your name from your work before uploading it!
  • Your name (or pen name), along with contact info. and third-person bio should be entered using the submission form. Those items will be published with the selected work, per the terms of use agreement. Do not include any information that you do not wish to be shared publicly!
  • Visual art and similar decoration should not be included in your submission. If such elements are critical to your work, please consider another publication.
  • If you need to withdraw a submission for any reason, please do so within our submission system.
  • If you use a pen name, be sure to use that in place of your real name, in all instances.
  • Your name (or pen name), along with contact info. and third-person bio will be published as is, along with your selected work.
  • If you need to modify a submission for any reason, including your name (or pen name), contact email, biography, etc., please do so within our submission system. Modifications to work, including byline and bio, are not possible after publication.
  • We accept simultaneous submissions and prefer unpublished material.

Guidelines After Publication

  • There is no ability to “proof” your work after it has been chosen for publication. Errors made by Burningword Literary Journal to either the print or electronic versions will be corrected by Burningword ASAP. Please let us know if you find an error.
  • We accept simultaneous submissions; however, if we accept your work for publication, it is your responsibility to immediately notify all other magazines it is no longer available.
  • The authors we publish receive a complimentary eBook issue and reduced rates for print copies.


Burningword is a quarterly web, print and digital publication with issues published January 5, April 5, July 5, and October 5. The cut-off date for submissions is the 5th day of the prior month for each quarter:

  • January Issue Submissions open October 1st and close December 5th
  • April Issue Submissions open January 1st and close March 5th
  • July Issue Submissions open April 1st and close June 5th
  • October Issue Submissions open July 1st and close September 5th

Copyrights, Reprinting, and Attribution

Burningword Literary Journal typically asks for the rights to publish an author’s work in a single print edition, an epub version of the same issue, and also in future retrospective editions of the journal. We make our entire journal available to subscribers, with the most recent issues available to all. After publication, all rights revert to our authors, and if you wish to reprint, repost, or redistribute their work in any form, it is your responsibility to contact the writer and secure permission. Please take a quick look at the Copyright Notice and our Terms of Use. Our policies were created to help protect your rights, and ours, too.


The process is simple and will allow you to keep track of where you’re sending your writing. Good luck!

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Very Special Call for Submissions Love <3 FutureCycle Press and Good Works Review

The wonderful Robert S. King and Diane Kistner at FutureCycle Press are launching a new journal: Good Works Reviewnow open for submissions. 

From the website: 

“Submissions to our first issue are now open (see guidelines) for poetry, short fiction, literary essays, and black-and-white artwork. We will not publish online but in an annual printed issue along with a Kindle e-book version, usually in December of each year.

Like Kentucky Review, this new publication is part of FutureCycle Press’s Good Works Projects. All proceeds from sales of GWR are donated to the ACLU.

Website: http://goodworksreview.futurecycle.org/

Guidelines: https://futurecycleflash.submittable.com/submit

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