Barbara Henning Selected as “Pick of the Week” in Best American Poetry
Congratulations to instructor Barbara Henning, whose poem “Here We Are” was selected as “Pick of the Week” by Best American Poetry. Read Barbara's poem here! »
Rudri Patel Interviews Anjali Enjeti in Electric Lit
Instructor Rudri Patel recently interviewed author Anjali Enjeti, author of the recent essay collection Southbound: Essays on Identity, Inheritance, and Social Change. Check out their wonderful conversation in Electric Lit! Read here »
Rudri Patel Publishes in Moonpark Review
Congratulations to Rudri Patel, who published her flash piece “Ganesh and Southern Maid Donuts” in Moonpark Review. Read Rudri's piece here! »
Marc Olmsted Interviews with Parrot Literary Corner
Marc Olmsted held a lovely interview with Parrot Literary Corner where he talked all things poetry, Buddhism, and Allan Ginsberg. Watch the full interview here! »
Barbara Henning Publishes New Book of Prompts
Congratulations to instructor Barbara Henning, who recently published her book of writing prompts with Spuyten Duyvil Publishing. Barbara’s prompts come from her years of teaching with Long Island University, Naropa, various teaching centers, and Writers.com. Learn more about Barbara's Prompt Book! »
Liz Mayers Publishes in Funny-ish
Congratulations to Liz Mayers, whose humorous short story “Come Eat A Little Of The Forbidden Fruit” was published in Little Old Lady Comedy. Liz wrote her piece last Summer in Giulietta Nardone’s Humor is the New Black! Congratulations to Liz Mayers, whose humorous short story “WHAT HAPPENS TO YOU IF YOU WATCH TOO MUCH DATELINE” was published in Funny-ish. Liz wrote her piece last Summer in Giulietta Nardone’s Humor is the New Black! Read WHAT HAPPENS TO YOU IF YOU WATCH TOO MUCH DATELINE »
Liz Mayers Publishes in Little Old Lady Comedy
Congratulations to Liz Mayers, whose humorous short story “Come Eat A Little Of The Forbidden Fruit” was published in Little Old Lady Comedy. Liz wrote her piece last Summer in Giulietta Nardone’s Humor is the New Black! Read Liz's hilarious read »
Susan Vespoli Publishes in Rattle
Congratulations to instructor Susan Vespoli, who published her poem “HOW TO CELEBRATE YOUR DAUGHTER’S 33RD BIRTHDAY WHEN THERE’S NO GOING BACK” in Rattle. Susan’s poem was featured as part of Rattle’s Poet’s Respond series! Read Susan's poem here »
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Write City Magazine, a publication out of the Chicago Writer’s Association, seeks poetry, fiction, and nonfiction for their upcoming issues. All accepted works receive a small stipend, on top of publication. Be sure to read their submissions guidelines before submitting!
A new travel anthology A Gelato a Day Keeps the Tantrums Away is seeking narrative short story submissions on the theme of family travel. Stories should be of a narrative nature and reflect the wonders, surprises, pitfalls and hilarious moments that can occur when traveling with family members of all shapes, sizes, types and styles. Contributors should be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada. There is limited room for stories by international writers, who are encouraged to submit. Submissions are due September 30th.
Tongue Tied Mag is regularly seeking poetry and hybrid works. The journal tends to publish new and emerging writers, and prefers works that are literary, innovative, and fresh. Tongue Tied’s editors often work with their poets on feedback and edits, helping new writers put out polished, impressive pieces.
Quarantine Collection was created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The journal documents literary responses to both the coronavirus crisis and other creative works produced during quarantine. Emphasis on submissions that are playful or experimental. Open to all genres.
Newfound is accepting submissions for their themed journal “Inner Spaces.” The journal is looking for pieces that investigate intrapersonal experiences and identity development. All genres welcome; submissions are due by December 21st.
3Elements Literary Review is accepting literature that combines the following 3 elements: “trapeze, pinprick, calico.” The journal is open to submissions from all genres, and enjoys works that are experimental and creative. Submissions are due August 31st.
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