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Zoetic Press Calls for Submissions

Zoetic Press wants art and literature that tiptoes the tightrope between now and then—we are actively reading submissions for both NonBinary Review & Unbound Octavo. We want language that makes us reach for a dictionary, a tissue, or both. Words in combinations and patterns that leave the faint of heart a little dizzy. We want insight, deep diving, broad connections, literary conspiracies, personal revelations, or anything you want to tell us about the themes we’ve chosen. Literary forms are changing as we use technology and typography to find new ways to tell stories—for work that doesn’t fit neatly into any one genre, we’ve created a separate category to properly evaluate submissions of a hybrid or experimental nature. Each issue of NonBinary Review is focused on a single theme:   Issue #5 (reading period closes April 1, publication June 2015): Robert W. Chambers’ The King in Yellow https://nonbinaryreview.submittable.com/submit/36219 Issue #6 (reading period closes June 1; publication August 2015): 1001 Arabian Nights https://nonbinaryreview.submittable.com/submit/37890     We are a paying market–1 cent per word for prose/hybrid work, $10 flat fee per poem, and $25 flat fee for art.   Please note that at present, the Zoetic app is accessible through iPad & iPhone only, with future updates to include Android versions. When submitting your work, please note that if selected for publication, your work will appear in electronic form only. Please download our free app to familiarize yourself with our content and unique publishing model!  http://ow.ly/xj6fa     For more detailed guidelines, please expand the guidelines box of the genre you’re submitting to on our Submittable page. https://nonbinaryreview.submittable.com/submit ***   Unbound Octavo is a collaborative publication, with each issue featuring a set of “interlocking” stories created by authors who may never have otherwise “met”—we are reading stories which interlock into the current story published on the website—every six weeks, a new story will post online and we’ll be reading stories related to the new posted story. UO’s word limit is 1,000 words for interlocking stories.   To read the current story we’re looking for which we’re seeking interlocking stories, please visit www.unboundoctavo.com   To submit a story (up to 1000 words) to Unbound Octavo, visit: https://nonbinaryreview.submittable.com/submit/35982   Unbound Octavo is a paying market, $25 flat fee per piece of art or flash fiction!   ***   Zoetic Press is always looking to publish reviews—though this is the only category for which we do not pay authors, we definitely work hard to promote authors through our social media networks. Unlike our imprints NonBinary Review & Unbound Octavo, book reviews are published online.  To submit a review, visit: https://nonbinaryreview.submittable.com/submit/36181   ***   Zoetic Press is seeking associate editors! This position is a volunteer position...

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Call for Submissions: The Chattahoochee Review – Fall/Winter 2014

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: SKIN The Chattahoochee Review seeks submissions for its Fall/Winter 2014 double issue with a special focus on “Skin.” Literal and figurative explorations of the theme welcome. We’re particularly interested in sophisticated treatments, whether of sexuality, race, health, species, food, anatomy, or surfaces. Please note the call for submissions in a cover letter and follow the general guidelines below. Our special-focus issues fill quickly; we encourage submissions by August 1, 2014. GENERAL GUIDELINES TCR welcomes online submissions via Submittable. We no longer accept paper submissions. General submissions will close during the month of January, but prize submissions will be open during that time. Since we acquire first North American rights, submissions should be works previously unpublished in North America. Please single-space between sentences. We appreciate a short cover letter with a concise bio that could be used should we publish the work. Please inform us of a simultaneous submission and email us immediately if the work is accepted elsewhere. Please do not mail or email submissions; to be fair to all submitters, these will be returned unread. Questions? Need to withdraw a poem or part of a submission? Email us at gpccr@gpc.edu. Need to withdraw another genre or an entire submission? Please do so via Submittable. Familiarity with our journal is the best way to know whether or not work is right for us, and reading in general improves writing; we strongly encourage reading a sample copy or subscribing before submitting. Our current issue, Volume 34.1, is available in a Kindle Edition for $3.99, and the first issue under new editorship, featuring Aimee Bender and Natasha Trethewey, is available for $4 in PDF. Please consider reading an issue before submitting. Our response time averages three to four months, longer only in special circumstances. We read year-round. Submit only your very best work with our assurance it will be given every consideration. FICTION TCR publishes high quality literary fiction characterized by interest in language, development of distinctive settings, compelling conflict, and complex, unique characters. Please read a sample copy. Fiction should be double-spaced with numbered pages and one-inch margins. Submit only one story or up to three short-shorts (500-1,000 words each). We consider longer stories of up to 6,000 words and novellas. POETRY TCR publishes excellent poetry of all types, including informal personal narratives, prose poems, and formal poems. We consider English translations of poetry from other languages, in which case a brief biography of the poet and translator should be included. Poetry should be single-spaced and include three to five poems per submission. NONFICTION TCR publishes distinctive topical essays and personal creative nonfiction of any kind; this includes pieces that might fit into the memoir, travel, and...

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10 Classic Books All Teens Should Read

Young Adult literature is enjoying an almost unprecedented explosion in popularity, moving more and more teens to lose themselves in the wonderful world of books. While the shelves of the local big-box retailer may be weighted down with plenty of offerings from bestselling authors, there are also a plethora of classics that no teenage bookworm should miss. These ten classics are among the most moving, inspiring and thought-provoking out there, giving today’s YA lit a run for it’s proverbial money. Visit the website:...

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The Poetry Market Ezine Newletter is accepting poetry news, review submissions, contest info & more…

Poetry News and Update Reminders: Send in your poetry news for inclusion in an upcoming issue (as space permits). Poetry news can be of poem publications, chapbook or book publications, or awards, etc. News items have to be poetry or writing related. Poetry contest info needs to include contact info and be a short condensed listing (i.e. don’t send us a press release or a website link only) TIPS: Do not send Press Releases. No poems. We don’t publish poems. Currently accepting review submissions of poetry books or chapbooks. Guidelines http://www.thepoetrymarket.com click on ABOUT) or email for guidelines. Email news items to: thepoetrymarket@yahoo.com For general info: tpme@thepoetrymarket.com Thanks for subscribing! www.thepoetrymarket.com www.twitter.com/frugalpoet @frugalpoet Like us on Facebook:...

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Ideas Tap: Bursary for arts students and recent graduates – Must be United Kingdom based

Saddled by student debt? Whether you’re a first-year student or a graduate, if you embarked on a BA or BMus in 2006* or later, you could benefit from having £9,000 wiped off your Student Loans Company balance by IdeasTap.  For a chance to win, simply tell us in 100 words or less what you could offer to IdeasTap’s network in exchange for the money. It could be an idea or a service, for example “This is how you could improve your site…” or “I’ll run this Spa event for your members…” – the more imaginative, original and feasible the idea, the better! We’ll then invite a shortlist of our favourite 50 ideas to submit further information, from which we’ll select one lucky winner of a £9,000 lump sum, paid directly to the Student Loans Company – and four runners-up, who will each receive a £500 lump sum, also paid directly to the Student Loans Company. The winner will then be required to deliver their idea with appropriate support from IdeasTap. To be eligible to enter, you must be UK-based and have: • embarked on a Bachelor of Arts or BMus degree in 2006 or later. • £9,000 or more in debt (we’ll ask to see a Student Loans statement, if shortlisted). • studied in the UK and taken out a loan with the Student Loans Company. • a first degree – we won’t pay towards a Masters or Postgraduate qualification. • a profile picture on your IdeasTap profile. • intellectual property of the ideas submitted – IdeasTap must be able to use any of the ideas from submissions, shortlisted entrants, runners-up and the winner.  Find out more and apply by 29 March at www.ideastap.com/unifeefund The brief closes on Friday 29 March at 5pm and is open to IdeasTap members aged 18 and over. If you have any technical queries, please visit our Help Centre. Late entries will not be accepted under any circumstances, including technical issues – so make sure you don’t leave your application to the last minute. *Please note, this opportunity is open to those who commenced Higher Education study in September 2006 onwards, to reflect the introduction of £3,070 per year top-up...

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WinningWriters.com – Free 10 day Trial of Poetry Contest Insider

FREE 10-DAY TRIAL OF POETRY CONTEST INSIDER View over 1,250 poetry and prose contest profiles online Choosing which contests to enter this year? The expert online database at Poetry Contest Insider will save you time and money. Search and sort contests by deadline, prize, fee, recommendation level and more. We don’t just list contests, we point you to the ones that will gain the most attention for your work, whether you are just starting out or are well-established. Exclusive interviews with contest judges and editors help you understand how your submissions are evaluated. Recent honors for our subscribers include wins and runner-up prizes in contests such as Atlanta Review’s Poetry 2012 International Poetry Competition, the Connecticut Poetry Award, the Contemporary American Poetry Prize from ChicagoPoetry.com, the Eric Hoffer Award for Independent Books, the Gulf Coast Ethnic & Heritage Jazz Festival Poetry Contest, the Inspired by Tagore Writing Competition, the Little Red Tree International Poetry Prize, the Lucidity Poetry Journal Clarity Awards, the Nantucket Directory Poetry Contest, the Nautilus Book Awards, the Next Generation Indie Book Awards, and the Poetry Society of New Hampshire National Contest. Poetry Contest Insider is published by Winning Writers, one of the “101 Best Writing Websites” (Writer’s Digest, 2005-2012). Get instant access for just $9.95 per quarter, with a free 10-day trial at the start. Cancel at any time. Learn more and start your free trial now at...

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