Opportunities for Artists and Writers | July 2021

Liminal Transit Review“a literary journal that publishes work related to themes such as (but not limited to) diaspora, immigration, displacement, borders, and decolonization.” Accepting poetry, cross-genre, and prose submissions. No fees. Deadline: July 31.

Fahmidan – Digital chapbook series accepting submissions of poetry and short fiction collections by POC and women. No fee. Deadline: August 15.

Raspa Magazine – “Raspa Magazine publishes creative written work and visual art that narrates the queer Latinx experience. We do not focus on genre or form, but on artistic merit, innovativeness, and potential cultural impact. Raspa Magazine serves as a sustainable space for queer Latinx artist to share work without the fear of being tokenized, with liberty to experiment, and create work with the knowledge that it will be treated with dignity and respect … We are looking for short fiction, poetry, dramatic works, visual art, creative non-fiction, or creative written work created by self identifying queer Latinxs.” No fee. Deadline: August 15.

WaxNine – “Submit poetry or hybrid poetry manuscripts between 25-50 pages (max 50, including front/back matter). The contest is open to all writers, but those without prior chapbook or full length publication history are especially encouraged to submit … The winning manuscript will be selected by editor Sadie Dupuis and published by Wax Nine in 2022 in a first run of 125 copies. Chapbooks will be perfect-bound, laid out by designer Caitlin Bechtel, and printed locally in Philadelphia at Fireball Printing. The winner will receive 20 free copies, a $250 advance, and split royalties on copies sold by Wax Nine.” No fee. Deadline: September 1.

Vagabond City Literary Journal

Founded in 2013, we are a literary journal dedicated to publishing outsider literature. We publish art, poetry, and creative nonfiction from marginalized creators.