Rudri Patel Receives “Best Small Fictions” Nomination from Moonpark Review
Congratulations to instructor Rudri Patel, whose flash piece “Ganesh and Southern Maid Donuts” received a nomination from Moonpark Review for the Best Small Fictions of 2022. Read Rudri's award-winning piece here »
Mindy Stern’s Essay Selected as a Medium Story That Defined 2021
Congratulations to Mindy Stern, whose flash essay “I Was a Zionist, Until I Fell in Love” was selected as one of the Medium Stories That Defined 2021. Read Mindy's powerful piece here »
Susan Vespoli Interviews with “The Word”
Congratulations to instructor Susan Vespoli, who interviewed with NPR/KJZZ’s podcast The Word, covering all things literary in the state of Arizona. Susan discussed her forthcoming poetry collection Blame It on the Serpent alongside two other Arizona authors. Listen to Susan's interview here! »
John Christenson Publishes in Flash Fiction Magazine
Congratulations to John Christenson, whose story “Critical Edition” was published in Flash Fiction Magazine. John wrote his story alongside Barbara Henning in her course Flash Fiction: Writing the Short-Short Story. Read John's story here »
Susan Vespoli Announced as Featured Poet in January Open Mic
Susan Vespoli will be the featured poet in January’s “Pandemic Poetry Open Mic,” hosted by Elliott DeLine. This event is on January 16th, from 9-11P.M. Eastern Time. Come out for a night of listening/sharing poetry, building community, and celebrating each other’s work. Learn more about the event here! »
Tamara MC Publishes in The Independent
Congratulations to Tamara MC, whose essay “I grew up in a cult and was married at 12 — in Texas” was published in The Independent. Read Tamara's moving story here. »
Susan Vespoli Publishes “Little Queen of the Buck-Up” in Anti-Heroin Chic
Congratulations to instructor Susan Vespoli, whose poem “Little Queen of the Buck-Up” was published in Anti-Heroin Chic. If you have the time, read the editor’s note for the publication as a whole: he makes a wonderful statement about the importance of art, humanity, and healing. Read Susan's poem here »
Tina Barry’s Poem Accepted in Rattle
Congratulations to instructor Tina Barry, who recently had a poem accepted in Rattle. Tina’s poem will be published in late 2022.
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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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