specs is currently accepting submissions of critical and/or creative work (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, cultural criticism, historical inflection/reflection, art, photography, film, digital @#($*, and pieces that blur boundaries unnamed and unknown that challenge the collective and redefine reality) for the 5th volume on the theme of “OutSourced.”
Extended Deadline for submissions: September 15, 2012
Send all critical submissions in an .rtf or .doc file in Times New Roman Font to email@example.com. Include a brief cover letter and indicate whether you wish to be considered for the print edition, the web edition, or both.
Submissions for poetry, fiction, and mixed genre should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Prose submissions are limited to less than 6000 words and poetry submissions to 10-12 pages. Critical prose pieces will be peer reviewed. Simultaneous submission of creative work is allowed if indicated on the cover letter, but authors must inform specs immediately if work is accepted elsewhere.
Get full submission details here: http://specsjournal.org/submit
The Electronic Literature Organization is seeking submissions for the Electronic Literature Collection, volume 2. ELO invites the submission of literary works that take advantage of the capabilities and contexts provided by the computer. Works will be accepted from June 1 to September 30, 2008. Up to three works per author will be considered; previously published works will be considered.
Detailed submission requirements can be found here at the ELO web site (http://eliterature.org/). Volume 1 is available to view online (http://collection.eliterature.org). Volume 2, comprising approximately 50 works, will be available online and as a cross-platform DVD in a case appropriate for library processing, marking, and distribution. The contents of the Collection are offered under a Creative Commons license so that libraries and educational institutions will be allowed to duplicate and install works and individuals will be free to share the disc with others.
Critical Matrix: The Princeton Journal of Women, Gender, and Culture invites original submissions for its forthcoming issue (Volume 18) dedicated to collaboration. Submissions (15-25 pages in length and according to the Chicago Manual of Style) are welcome from all disciplines including creative work, as well as collaboratively produced projects addressing this topic. Submissions and inquiries should be sent to matrix <at> princeton <dot> edu by June 1, 2008. Include a brief CV with your submission.
Megan Heuer and Marcelline Block, editors
Program in the Study of Women and Gender
Princeton, NJ 08544
matrix <at> princeton <dot> edu
Ginosko (ghin-océ-koe) Literary Journal is accepting short fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, and excerpts for its 6th issue. Length is flexible. Editorial lead time is 1-2 months. Simultaneous submissions and reprints accepted via email & post. Copyright reverts to author.
Ginosko is published as a semiannual ezine–summer & winter and is also selecting material for a printed anthology. Check downloadable issues for style & tone at:
Ezine circulation 2900+. Website traffic150-350 hits/month.
Also looking for artwork and photography to post on website and links to exchange.
Ginosko Literary Journal
Robert Paul Cesaretti
PO Box 246
Fairfax CA 94978
Two upcoming contests from New Michigan Press:
–the DIAGRAM $5 Innovative Fiction Contest, judge: Kelly Link; deadline: 03.15.08
–the DIAGRAM/NMP Chapbook Contest: deadline 04.01.08
Info on both contests can be found at:
This year’s Cellar Roots deadline is December 3rd at 11:59PM
If you aren’t familiar: Cellar Roots is Eastern Michigan University’s visual and literary arts journal. CR has been publishing excellent student work as well as work from all over the country for 37 years and has won numerous awards for both design and content.
Why you should submit:
1) There is NO reading fee for EMU students/staff/alumni.
2) The submission process is exceptionally easy. Last year CR launched a new electronic submission process. Submitting is now as easy as writing an email. Just fill out your contact info and attach your rich text document. Please read the guidelines carefully about what not to include in document.
3) CR nominates writers for the Pushcart awards (http://www.pushcartprize.com/) and submits for the O’Henry prizes (http://www.randomhouse.com/anchor/ohenry/).
4) You want to be published.
Visit: emich.edu/cellarroots and click on the submit link.