We look for well-crafted, thoughtful, and thought-provoking writing and visual art that examines, interprets, and redefines the full spectrum of life, past and present, in the Midwest. The Midwest is the region of the north central United States that includes the Great Lakes area and the upper Mississippi River valley (according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Midwest is comprised of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, and Missouri). Of course, the Midwest is also a state of mind.
Revise your work, proofread, and be professional, patient, and persistent.
CAGIBI is invested in sharing the universal human experiences to be found in works of prose and poetry set within places unfamiliar to readers; thus, our expressed interest in international—or world—literature, and works in translation. CAGIBI is versatile in its purpose and mission to readers and writers. The journal concerns literature in which character conflict, ultimately story, is tied to place.
Modern Literature (www.modernliterature.org) is an international, online magazine, providing a platform for Literature that redefines the boundaries of its form, content and imagination. ML publishes all genres of literature - fiction, poetry, non fiction, essays on arts & politics etc. Please do visit the site.
Modern Literature (www.modernliterature.org) is an online, international literary magazine, aspiring to grow into a global platform for showcasing the latest trends in modern literature. This is a non profit venture, solely with the idea of growing this magazine into one of international repute and to provide a platform for young, aspiring writers/artists to showcase their works.
A Velvet Giant is a collective space for work that exists outside the boundaries of genre. We recognize that it can feel impossible to talk about writing without categorizing it. When we say genreless, we don’t mean apolitical. Writing that resists binary categories such as fiction/nonfiction or poetry/prose is inherently queer and inherently political. We want writing that exists in the world, that resists tradition and expectations to build towards new ways of creating, feeling, and being.
We love ambiguity: flash pieces, found pieces, cross-genre experiments, the "poem" that thinks it might be a story, the "story" that thinks it might be a poem. Retellings and reimaginings. Works that chips away at institutional structures. Work that breaks everything down so that it can build.
Our goal is to promote creative artists and give them the recognition they deserve. We also seek to provide opportunities for growth and learning for artists. We host events throughout the school year, feature artists’ work online, and release a literary magazine each fall and spring semester.
We accept entries of the following types: art, essay, music lyrics, photography, plays, poetry, and short story (fiction and non-fiction).
Now that you know about us, #ShareYourAura.
With Aura the potential is limitless. This literary arts magazine is about celebrating human experiences and cultivating passionate artists from across the world. We connect poets and artists, writers and digital illustrators, to create a cohesive narrative. The power of art is something that inspires all of us, when we share our aura through writing we are are affecting others without even realizing it. We accept submissions throughout the year, you can learn more by following us on social media (Insta: aura_uab) (twitter: AuraUAB) and (Aura Literary Arts Review on Facebook).
Borrowed Solace is published twice yearly and includes creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and art. Since the beginning, we at Borrowed Solace have committed to reading each and every submission and letting the words of both established and emerging writers spew forth into the world.
Read the submissions guidelines and submit your absolute best work to us! Keep an eye out on our blog to periodically see tips from the editors in each genre.
We’re looking for writing submissions of short stories, poems, personal essays or excerpts (that stand alone) from any genre. We’re willing to consider any form of writing that is well-written and from the heart. We especially love writing that has some connection to writing for wellness – narrative medicine, medical memoir, writing the self, healing writing, etc.