Friday, May 8, 2020

Places to submit your Covid Creations

13th May Spectator Competition No. 3149: lockdown lit. ‘You are invited to tweak an existing book or poem title for lockdown (e.g. Wigan Pier is Closed, ‘Not Upon Westminster Bridge’) and submit an extract of up to 150 words or a poem of up to 16 lines. Please email entries to by midday on 13 May. NB. We are unable to accept postal entries for the time being.’

ADANNA Seeks women's stories during the Pandemic of Coronavirus outbreak 
 DEADLINE:  May 15, 2020
Adanna Literary Journal is a women focused print publication.  We are seeking essay, poetry, and creative non-fiction that speaks towards the experience of mothering in a time of crisis—caring for children, especially those with children in college returning from affected areas, those with younger children exposed to media and the anxiety of school shut-downs, as well as women who are caring for elderly relatives or those in the medical profession.  To submit, please e-mail  The subject line should read “Special Issue” to distinguish this from our annual issue.  Art & Photography will also be accepted in submission.

until June 2020

We are all caught in the jaws of a crisis, but no one has quarantined our creativity.

Coping With Crisis is the theme of this new writing contest, where the definition of “senior” has been expanded to include anyone age 50 and older. Submissions are being accepted through July 31

Another New Calligraphy seeks work exploring the human experience, our internal worlds, and life among others; these complex systems are often clearest in our slightest moments. Please familiarize yourself with recent projects for a general sense of these themes and their past expression. While the catalog's niche may seem primarily poetic, other modes of expression are more than welcome. The press is always on the lookout for more music and nonfiction, as well as further opportunities to broaden the inclusivity of its community. Marginalized creators are highly encouraged to consider Another New Calligraphy as a home for their work.

Submissions are always open and always free.
Please send your materials to

Ellipsis Zine is an online literary magazine for beautifully written fiction & creative nonfiction. 1,000 words or fewer, any genre.
We love stories that make us forget where we are, stories that introduce us to people, places and things we’ve never seen before and stories that stick with us long after we leave them.

We publish three new stories per week; on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Visit our submissions page for guidelines on sending us your work.

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