Giulietta Nardone Publishes in Friday Flash Fiction
Instructor Giulietta Nardone’s tiny “empowerment horror” story appeared in Friday Flash Fiction and her tiny memoir in Readers Write, The Sun Magazine, December 2022.
Susan Vespoli Receives 2 Nominations
Congratulations to our instructor Susan Vespoli, who received two nominations this week. Her poem “Before I Knew Adam Had Died” was nominated for the Pushcart Prize by New Verse News. Her collection Cactus as Bad Boy was nominated for the Eric Hoffer Award by Kelsay Books.
Donnaldson Brown Publishes in Months to Years
Congratulations to Donnaldson Brown, whose short story “Being Human, What Do You Know?” was published in Months to Years. Donnaldson wrote her piece alongside instructor Rudri Patel.
Catherine Kelley Publishes “Faded: An English Teacher Contemplates Her Love Life” in The Bookends Review
Congratulations to Catherine Kelley, whose short story “Faded: An English Teacher Contemplates Her Love Life” was published in The Bookends Review. Catherine wrote this story alongside instructor Barbara Henning.
Nancy Napier Publishes “How to Hit the Wall and Come Back” in Psychology Today
Congratulations to Nancy Napier, whose essay “When You Need a New Mantra” was published in Psychology Today. Be present, be patient, and accept what your mind offers.
Rozanne Charbonneau Nominated for Pushcart
Congratulations to Rozanne Charbonneau, whose short story “The Train to Modena: Suzanna’s Story” was nominated for The Pushcart Prize. Rozanne worked on this story alongside instructor Giulietta Nardone.
Susan Vespoli Publishes “Letter to My Son’s Too Short Life” in Anti-Heroin Chic
Congratulations to Susan Vespoli, whose poem “Letter to My Son’s Too Short Life” was published in Anti-Heroin Chic.
Susan Vespoli Publishes in The Fieldstone Review
Congratulations to instructor Susan Vespoli, whose poem “I Want Sugar Again; Stupor” was published in The Fieldstone Review.
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Guts Publishing Open Submissions
UK-based Guts Publishing is seeking memoirs, autobiographies, autobiographical fiction, and other creative nonfiction work. Their preferences include work about art, music, travel, and cyber life, but all topics are welcome. Emerging and experimental writers are encouraged to apply.
Aestas Short Story Contest 2021
Fabula Press recently announced its 2021 short story competition, open to writers around the globe. Fiction writers are encouraged to submit a story of 2,000-6,000 words, and the winning story will be awarded US$500. See more details and apply below.
Submit to Eat, Darling, Eat
Do you write about mother-daughter relationships? Eat, Darling, Eat explores the cultural intersections of mother/daughterhood, and it’s currently open for 500 word submissions. Take a look at their many wonderful stories, and let us know if you submit your own work!
Open for Submissions: Clerestory Magazine
Clerestory Magazine, a journal dedicated to spirituality and the human experience, is currently open for submissions. Each publication centers around a certain theme of the human narrative; its current issue concerns Faith, and future issues are planned for Community, Ecology, etc. Stories should be first pitched via Clerestory’s website; all published works receive adequate payment. Take a look at their mission and submissions page!
Pensive: A Global Journal of Spirituality and the Arts
Pensive: A Global Journal of Spirituality and the Arts seeks spiritual fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for their biannual publication. Based out of Northeastern University, Pensive seeks to broaden its readers’ understanding of the human spirit: its depth, endlessness, and timeless relationship to the arts. Check out their submission page for more information.
Open for Submissions: Moxy Magazine
Moxy Magazine is currently open for submissions. The journal seeks content related to creative nonfiction, including personal essays, critical theory, and travel writing. All submissions must conform to standard British English, and submissions will be reviewed within 3-4 weeks. Take a look at this great CNF project in the U.K.!
Project Grants for BIPOC Writers – Poets & Writers
Poets & Writers is offering grants to writers living in Detroit, Houston, or New Orleans. Writers must be black, indigenous, or people of color (BIPOC) and have a writing project that requires external funding. These grants will primarily support online literary events and communities; see more details at their website. Applications are due September 30th!
Short Story Competition – Something Or Other Publishing
Something Or Other Publishing has just announced their first annual short story contest. Writers can submit works of flash fiction, literary fiction, or nonfiction in 25 different categories, and all submitted works will be reviewed by both guest judges and public readers. Winners of this exciting competition will receive both cash prizes and an exclusive publishing opportunity from Something Or Other Publishing. Submit your work by October 10th!
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