Opportunities for Artists & Writers | November 2021

Anomaly: “Anomaly is committed to actively seeking out and promoting the work of marginalized and underrepresented artists, including especially people of color, women, queer, disabled, neurodivergent, and gender nonconforming artists.” Accepting Poetry, Fiction, Translation, and Nonfiction. $3 fee. “Fees will be waived for all Black and Indigenous writers to support those most targeted by state violence.”

Black Lawrence Press Immigrant Writing Series: “The Black Lawrence Immigrant Writing Series aims to provide a clear and consistent home for new Immigrant Writings in the U.S. Book selections will be made by a four-member editorial board composed of writers in the U.S. who are either immigrants or whose works focus on the immigrant experience. Selections will be based on merit with the goal of publishing the best works by immigrants. Poets and authors, at any stage of their careers, who identify as immigrants are welcome to submit a book manuscript of poetry or prose or a hybrid text for consideration.” No fee.

Small Harbor Publishing Laureate Prize: “Our goal is to publish unique and diverse voices. We are a feminist press, and we are committed to diversity and inclusion. We strive to fiercely promote the work of our authors and to bring new voices to a devoted and expanding readership.” 12/31 Deadline. $25 fee. “All fees are waived for BIPOC identifying writers.”

Split Lip Magazine: “We’re a literary journal that’s totally bonkers-in-love with voice-driven writing, pop culture, and the kind of honesty that gets you right in the kidneys. We love stories and poetry and art because they’re our insides turned out for everyone to see: the darkness and the confetti in equal measure.” Accepting Flash Fiction, Fiction, Memoir, Poetry, and Art. Submissions Free in November. Submissions for Black writers free year round.

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.