Friday, June 15, 2012

Calls for Submissions - June 2012

Each month, the Ashland MFA Program receives calls for submissions and contest deadlines, which it publicizes in its monthly newsletter. Listed below are this month's calls for submissions.

Four Way Books Open Reading Period

The June Open Reading Period
Submissions accepted June 1 - 30

A call for book-length poetry collections and Short story collections and novellas

This is not a contest. Work is selected by the Four Way Books editorial staff and selections are made over a period of several months. All submitters will be notified by the end of October.

$28.00 reading fee.

Submit online (preferred) or by mail between June 1 - June 30.

For complete guidelines please click HERE.

Consequence Magazine

CONSEQUENCE magazine is the print, literary journal that focuses on the culture of war.  We publish annually fiction, non-fiction, poetry, reviews, visual art, and interviews that address the consequences of armed conflict.  We are independent, non-profit,  and international in scope.

Some of the authors we've published are: Sven Birkerts, Kevin Bowen, Martha Collins, Martha Cooley, Bill Corbett, Steven Haven, Mohammad Kazem Kazemi, Christopher Lydon, Fred Marchant, Askold Melnyczuk, Nguyen Quang Thieu,  Don North,  Carole Simmons Oles,  Mark Pawlak, Joyce Peseroff,  Lloyd Schwartz,  Peter Dale Scott, Bob Shacochis, Mario Susko,  Brian Turner, Afaa Weaver, and Bruce Weigl.

We welcome online submissions from June 1st to September 1st.  For detailed guidelines please visit our website at

The Mom Egg Call for Submissions

The Mom Egg, an annual print journal of work by or about mothers, is accepting submissions of poetry, fiction, creative prose, and art for its 2013 issue, which is themed MOTHER TONGUE. Mothers and non-mothers are invited to submit works on this topic.

Submissions will be accepted June 1 through Sept. 1; you may submit online through Submittable. Please view guidelines on The Mom Egg website. http://www.themomegg/themomegg/Submit.html

American Literary Review Awards

The American Literary Review’s 2012 Literary Awards deadline is looming! Submit your best original fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction by October 1 to be considered. The contest guidelines are below, but please feel free to visit the American Literary Review website and peruse the contest guidelines there as well.

Please note that we do not accept submissions via email.

Three prizes of $1,000 each and publication in the Spring 2013 issue of the American Literary Review will be given for a poem, a short story, and an essay. Submit up to three poems, a short story of up to 8,000 words, or an essay of up to 6,500 words with a $15 entry fee by October 1, 2012. Entries submitted after October 1 will be returned unread.

Include a cover page with author’s name, title(s), address, and phone number. Do not include any identifying information on subsequent pages except for the title of the work.

Enclose a $15.00 reading fee (includes subscription) and a SASE for contest results. Multiple entries are acceptable; however each entry must be accompanied by a reading fee. (Note: only the initial entry fee includes a subscription. Subsequent entry fees go to contest costs only and will not extend the subscription.) Make checks payable to American Literary Review.

Short Fiction: One work of fiction per entry ($15), limit 8,000 words per work.
Creative Nonfiction: One work per entry fee, limit 6,500 words per work.
Poetry: Entry fee covers up to three poems (i.e. one to three poems would require an entry fee of $15; four to six poems would be $30, and so on).

Label entries according to contest genre and mail to ALR’s regular submission address. For example:

American Literary Review Short Fiction Contest
P.O. Box 311307
University of North Texas
Denton, TX 76203-1307

Ginosko Literary Journal

Accepting short fiction & poetry, creative nonfiction, interviews, social justice concerns, spiritual insights for Ginosko Literary Journal.
Editorial lead time 1-2 months; accept simultaneous submissions & reprints; length flexible, accept excerpts. Receives postal submissions & email—prefer email submissions as attachments in Microsoft Works Word Processor, Rich Text Format or Word. Copyright reverts to author. Read year around.
Publishing as semiannual ezine. Check downloadable issues on website for tone & style,   Downloads free, accept donations.
ezine circulation  8000+. Website traffic 500-750 hits/month.
Also looking for books, art, music to post on website, and links to exchange.
Ads in issues:  $80 1/8 page, $120 1 / 4 page.
Ginosko (ghin-océ-koe)
To perceive, understand, realize, come to know; knowledge that has an inception, a progress, an attainment. The recognition of truth by experience.
Member CLMP.  Est 2003.
Ginosko Literary Journal
Robert Paul Cesaretti, Editor
PO Box 246
Fairfax, CA 94978

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