Wednesday, January 16, 2013


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WOMEN, WORK, AND THE WEB. Edited by Carol Smallwood and Joan Gelfand
The editors are writing for an anthology on how the Internet has opened doors and leveled the playing field for women. Such topics as: Women Founding Companies Existing Only on the Web; Women Working on the Web With Young Children or Physical Disabilities; Woman's Studies Resources and Curriculum Development Webmasters; Women as Founding Editors of Webzines and Blogs; Surveys/Interviews of Women on the Web. Please e-mail topics for a chapter, each described in two sentences, along with a brief bio to Please place INTERNET/Last Name on the subject line. Deadline: January 30, 2013

WRITING AFTER RETIREMENT: Edited by Carol Smallwood and Christine Redman-Waldeyer
This anthology by successful, retired writers is interested in chapters on topics such as: Business Aspects of Writing, Writing as a New Career, Networking, Using Life Experience, Surveys/Interviews on Retired Writers, Finding Your Niche, Getting Published, Following Dreams Put on Hold, Privacy and Legal Issues, Working With Editors, Time Management. With living longer, early retirement, the popularity of memoir writing, this is a how-to for baby boomers who now have time to write. Please e-mail two chapter topics each described in two sentences along with a brief pasted bio to placing RETIREMENT/Last Name on the subject line. Deadline: January 30, 2013
Anyone, anywhere, is welcome to submit a maximum of 4 poems to the anthology. Poems should not exceed 40 lines.  Translations of living poets' poems are acceptable as long as the translations have not been previously published. For details, visit their website. Deadline: January 31, 2013

Syracuse Cultural Workers is looking for artwork and poetry for their Women Artists Datebook. Previously unpublished work is preferred, but not necessary. Please email submissions to: Extended Deadline: Feb. 4, 2013

Poetry Northwest is looking for poetry, reviews, and essays on poetics or the intersections of poetry and civic life, arts, and sciences for their fall issue. For details, visit their websiteDeadline: March 15, 2013

PMS appears once a year and is accepting submissions of poetry, memoir, and short fiction.While PMS is a journal of exclusively women’s writing, the subject field is wide open. For details, visit their websiteDeadline: March 31, 2013

Black Lawrence Press is now accepting submissions for an anthology of essays by immigrant poets in America, celebrating their contributions to the landscape of American poetry. Poets can address one of four themes in their essays: influence(s); how the poet’s work fits within the American poetic tradition; how the poet’s work fits within the poetic tradition of his/her home country; and what it means to be a poet in America. Abayomi Animashaun will serve as editor. You may contact him at with your questions. Deadline: April 15, 2013
This issue will be dedicated to poets who are single parents (or were, at the time they wrote the poems). Poems may be any style, length, or subjectâ€"but they must be written by single parents. They want to publish a representative sample of what the featured group happens to be writing, to help see the more subtle ways being a single parent might effect the writing, and to recognize single parents who find time to be poets, as well.
Essays: We'd like to publish essays by single parents about how parenting effects their writingâ€"and vice versa. Our preference is always an engaging narrative essay, which focuses on some aspect of the genre. Essays can be any length. Deadline: April 15, 2013
Were you born in the U.S. and raised by immigrant mother/father/grandparents? Two-Countries: Sons and Daughters of Immigrant Parents seeks poems, personal essays and flash memoir on this subject. Previously published work and simultaneous submissions ok. Please submit to
Cultural Weekly is an edgy, sophisticated, on-line magazine with over 10,000 readers worldwide and growing. We publish the very best poetry out there today, work by famous poets as well as those yet unknown. You can subscribe at: Click on the poetry button and voila! Each week, an exciting poet in your in-box.
Jewrotica is a newly-launched online community dedicated to Jewish sensual expression. Jewrotica is inclusive and contains a range of literary content including fiction, poetry, essays, resources and more. Submissions can be e-mailed to submissions@jewrotica.orgCALL FOR PRIZE SUBMISSIONS
A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a poem. Cornelius Eady will judge. Submit up to three poems totaling no more than five pages. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines. Deadline:January 31, 2013
A prize of $1,500 and publication in Glimmer Train Stories is given twice yearly for a short story. Using the online submission system, submit a story of up to 3,000 words. Deadline:January 31, 2013

A prize of $1,200, publication by Main Street Rag, and 50 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. All entries are considered for publication. The editors will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 84 pages. Deadline: January 31, 2013

Four prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Los Angeles Review are given twice yearly for a poem, a short story, a short short story, and an essay by women writers. Submit a poem of no more than 36 lines, a short story of up to 1,500 words, a short short story of up to 500 words, or an essay of up to 1,500 words. Deadline: January 31, 2013

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Black Lawrence Press is given annually for a novel. All finalists will be considered for publication. The editors will judge. Deadline: January 31, 2013
This is an open contest for poetry of any style or theme. Your entry should be your own original work. You may submit the same poem(s) simultaneously to this contest and others and you may submit poems that have been published elsewhere, as long as you own the online publication rights. Poems that have won cash prizes in other contests are excluded. Deadline: January 31, 2013

A prize of 1,000 euros (approximately $1,300) and publication in the 2013 Fish Publishing anthology is given annually for a short memoir. Molly McCloskey will judge. Submit a memoir of up to 4,000 words. Deadline: January 31, 2013
Three prizes of $1,200 each are given annually for a poem, a short story, and an essay. Erika Meitner will judge in poetry, Timothy Schaffert in fiction, and Marianne Gingher in creative nonfiction. Submit up to two poems of no more than 100 lines each or up to 5,000 words of prose. Deadline: February 1, 2013

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