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Showing posts with label publication. Show all posts

Saturday, July 2, 2022

Obsidian seeks one-act plays or short scenes

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Deadline:  October 16, 2022 

Submit via Submittable

Submit one act or a collection of short scenes no longer than twenty (20) pages in the Samuel French format. Excerpts of longer works are welcome if self-contained.

Celebrating over forty-seven years of continuous publication, Obsidian supports—through publication and critical inquiry—the contemporary poetry, fiction, drama/performance, visual and media art of Africans globally. A premier platform dedicated to African and African Diaspora Literatures, Obsidian is published biannually in print, and year round online.

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Molecule open for Fall submissions

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Deadline: July 15, 2022

Guidelines

What can I submit to Molecule?

Molecule accepts submissions of poetry, prose (fiction & non-fiction) plays, reviews and interviews in 50 words or less (including titles and interview questions). Visual artwork of tiny things like tea bags and toothpicks, or tiny paintings, also wanted: no skyscrapers please!

We have a strict word count. Don’t try and trick us we have tiny minds. All submissions should be previously unpublished work.

How should I send my work?

Send submissions in the body of the email or as an attachment to moleculetinylitmag@gmail.com along with a 3rd person bio of no more than 24 words (including name). Please send no more than 5 pieces.

24 words or less for a whole bio, seems random, where did you come up with that?

There are 24 atoms in a molecule of caffeine. What more do you want from us?

When are you open for submissions and when will I hear back?

We will open for submissions for our Fall 2022 Issue from June 1st to July15th. Replies will be sent by August15th.

If your work is accepted we ask for first rights (to publish in our [forthcoming] print and online issue) and non-exclusive electronic and archival rights (so we can keep using it). All rights revert to the author upon publication.

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Kumu Kahua seeks 5-page monologues or 10-page scenes

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Deadline: June 30, 2022

We’re proud to announce a new monthly playwriting contest in collaboration with Bamboo Ridge Press!

Every month, Kumu Kahua’s artistic director Harry Wong III will select a writing prompt on or by the first day of that month. We’re looking for 5-page monologues or 10-page scenes based on that prompt; the due date for submissions will always be the last day of the month. 

All entries must be written in traditional play format; instructions on this format can be found here (https://www.dramatistsguild.com/script-formats), courtesy of the Dramatists Guild.

There will be one winner each month. Scripts will be submitted to the judges anonymously. Winners will receive $100 and a subscription to Bamboo Ridge Press. Woo!

The prompt for the month of June 2022 is: A monologue of someone delivering a commencement address to their alma mature. It can either be their high school or their college/university.

Best of luck!

Monday, June 27, 2022

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR SPECIAL ONE ACT PLAY ANTHOLOGY 'HELLO GODOT'

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Deadline:  July 10, 2022

Fresh Words-An International Literary Magazine is accepting submissions for Special One Act Play Anthology 'Hello Godot!'. Please send all submissions to dramaanthologyfreshwords@gmail.com as per
the following guidelines:

1. The One Act Play must have GODOT (Reference 'Waiting for Godot') as a character OR motif OR there should be recurring reference of GODOT in the work.

2. We shall not accept works promoting or glorifying- violence, sexual abuse, racism , hatred or any political ideology.

3. Absurd plays will be preferred.

4. Maximum 3 submissions.

5. You can send one-act play (Maximum 15 pages for each work).

6. Also send a summary of the work.

7. All submissions to be sent to dramaanthologyfreshwords@gmail.com

8. Submission deadline: July 10, 2022 (The selected playwrights will be informed on or before July 20th, 2022 through email.).

General Guidelines:

1. All submissions must contain a cover letter and a short literary profile (Maximum 70 words) of playwright in third person narrative.

2. All submissions must be sent typed in MS Word or PDF doc as attachment with the email.

3. The author should mention:
Legal Name:
Pen name (if any):
Snail mail address:

4. The playwright must send a high resolution photo of self as a separate attachment with the submission.

5. Simultaneous submissions are welcome but please immediately inform us in case they are accepted elsewhere.

Organization's name: Fresh Words-An International Literary Magazine

Saturday, June 25, 2022

Fairy Tale Review seeks drama submissions

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Deadline: June 30, 2022

SUBMIT VIA SUBMITTABLE

The Rainbow Issue of Fairy Tale Review will be dedicated to queer fairy tales written by queer writers.
 
We ask that only writers who self-identify as queer or members of the LGBTQIA+ community submit to the issue.

This category is for graphic novels, comics and drama submissions to our nineteenth print issue, The Rainbow Issue, which will be published by Wayne State University Press in March 2023.

For graphic novels, comics, and drama: Writers may submit up to ten pages.

Payment: Contributors will receive two (2) issues of The Rainbow Issue and a $50 honorarium upon publication. A standard contract between the contributor and Fairy Tale Review will be executed upon acceptance.

Freeze Frame seeks flash drama, the weirder the better

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Deadline: June 30, 2022

So first and foremost, we want a story. A complete, interesting story. 1000 words or less, any genre, no content restrictions. We want your science fiction, fantasy, horror, mystery, drama, literary works, satire, bizarre fiction, or anything else you can come up with or mix together. The more original, the better. The weirder, the better.

The best way to find out what we’re looking for is to read what we’ve already published! Check out our current volume, free to read at https://freezeframefiction.com/.

We use Submittable to manage electronic submissions. Please be sure to remove your name and any contact information from the uploaded document before submitting.This is very important, as we review submissions blind. Your contact information will be available to the editors.

We do not accept email submissions. Email submissions will be ignored.

Our formatting guidelines are very simple: Text should be double-spaced, in Courier New (preferred) or Times New Roman (okay) size 12. Include word count on the top right of first page. Submissions that do not follow our guidelines will be automatically declined, with the exception of experimental forms.

Will we pay you?

Yes, $10 per accepted piece.

Review Americana: A Creative Writing Journal submission guidelines

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Deadline: June 30, 2022

Submission Guidelines

If you would like to submit to Review Americana: A Creative Writing Journal, send an
explanatory email that includes your name and contact information to editor@americanpopularculture.com. Attach your submission to that email.

We publish a spring edition in late June/early July and a fall edition in late December/early January. Your work will be considered for the next available issue.

A note on reading times: We publish twice a year. Our reading period for spring is January through June with the spring edition decision and publication coming in late June/early July. Our reading period for fall is July through December with the fall edition decision and publication coming late December/early January.

Please conform to the following guidelines:

1) We consider poems, short fiction, short screenplays, short plays, creative nonfiction, essays about the art of creative writing, and essays about the teaching of creative writing.
2) We prefer no simultaneous submissions. If your work is under consideration elsewhere, please let us know. If it is accepted for publication elsewhere, please let us know that as well.
3) We do not consider multiple submissions. Please wait until you have heard from us regarding your previous submission before you submit again. Poets may submit up to four poems. All other authors should submit only one work.
4 ) We only consider previously unpublished work.
5) We do not publish profanity, gratuitously violent, or erotic work.
6) All work submitted to any publication or contest at Americana is reviewed blindly. Please do not include your name on the submission. If you do, we will remove it before it is sent out for review.
7) American citizenship is not a requirement for submission; the only requirement is that the work hold some appeal for an American readership and bear some relationship with American culture.
8) We ask for First American Serial Rights for one month after publication. After that, rights revert back to the author.
9) We don't pay for publication, and we don't charge reading fees.

Saturday, June 18, 2022

Submissions for a new monologue collection published by Smith & Kraus

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Deadline: June 30, 2022 12 midnight EST

Now accepting Submissions for a new monologue collection published by Smith & Kraus, and edited by Debbie Lamedman.

No fee. Open to all playwrights.
The working title for this collection is WE/US: 100 Monologues for Gender Minority Actors.

**Specifically looking for pieces written for nonbinary and trans folx. This does not necessarily include gay and lesbian characters. Looking for pieces written for someone who cannot easily check a box regarding their gender identity. This anthology is about gender identity, not sexual orientation.
Monologues must be for gender minority characters including but not limited to nonbinary and transgender characters … basically any characters not in the cisgender majority.

• Monologues can be either stand-alone pieces or from a play.
• Monologues do not need to have been previously produced.
• Monologues should be 1-5 minutes long.
• Monologues should be active pieces rather than storytelling pieces.
• With your submission, please include the following:

a descriptive blurb containing a brief summary of the play or the circumstances if it’s a stand-alone piece

the name/age of the character

to whom the character is speaking

the dramatic context of the scene.

YOU MAY SUBMIT UP TO 2 MONOLOGUES.

IF YOU SUBMIT MORE THAN TWO MONOLOGUES THEY WILL NOT BE READ!

DEADLINE: Thursday, June 30th by 12 midnight EST

Monday, June 13, 2022

SHIFT: A publication of Middle Tennessee State University seeks plays about climate change

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Deadline: June 18, 2022

Submission form

Temperatures are rising. Ice caps are melting. Storms are becoming more violent. Fires burn out of control. This is the world in which we currently find ourselves.

We want to hear how you are adapting to a world in a climate shift. For our 5th volume of SHIFT, send us your poetry, prose, and plays about how climate change is impacting your world.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

General Guidelines: You are encouraged to submit your work to our electronic submission system. Digital submissions must be in .doc, .docx, or pdf formats. 

Formatting your manuscript: We prefer that all manuscripts be in 12-point type in any of the standard fonts (Times New Roman, Cambria, Calibri, etc.). Number pages sequentially with page numbers positioned at the bottom center of the page and keep margins at 1”. Submissions of fiction and creative non-fiction should be double-spaced. Poetry may be single-spaced. Plays should follow standard formatting. Include a cover page with the title of the piece and author’s contact information (name, email address, address, and telephone number).

Simultaneous submissions: MTSU Write wants every writer to have the greatest possible chance at acceptance. Therefore, we accept multiple submissions from one writer. If you are writing in a single genre, we cap submissions of poetry and flash fiction at four, while short fiction, creative non-fiction, and plays are capped at two. However, if short story and essay pieces are under 3,000 words, we will allow a third submission. If you plan on submitting multiple genres, the cap for submissions is three.

Submission period: SHIFT will accept submissions from February 18, 2022 until June 18, 2022

Submission fees: MTSU Write is a non-profit organization. We do not charge a fee for submissions. Our objective is to simply encourage literary excellence and creativity.

WORD COUNT GUIDELINES

Fiction and Short Story: Flash fiction pieces should be approximately 400-1,000 words. Short story submissions may not exceed 5,000 words. We accept any genre from literary fiction to sci-fi. Double-space the text of the manuscript.

Creative Non-fiction: Submissions of creative non-fiction should not exceed 5,000 words. We accept personal essays, essays on writing technique and process, memoir excerpts, travel writing, journalistic essays, etc.

Poetry: Poetry submissions may be up to four pages in length and writers may submit up to four pieces of poetry. We accept poetry of all forms and genres, but no translations.

Plays: Keep play submissions to 10 minute or one-act forms. Follow the standard stage-play format when submitting. Here’s a helpful link for your reference: 

https://ptfaculty.gordonstate.edu/lking/CPF_play_formatting2.pdf

For more information about our program, visit www.mtsu.edu/write

For more information about SHIFT and to see past issues, visit www.shift-write.com

Sunday, June 12, 2022

Literature Today seeking one-act plays

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Deadline: June 20, 2022

We are inviting submissions for June 2022 issue of 'Literature Today'. The theme of our June 2022 issue is 'Good vs Evil'. You can send us poems, short stories, memoirs and one act plays on :


1. Good vs evil.
2. Glorification of evil in present times through social media, movies, books etc.
3. Social evils.
4. Good and humanity.
5. Evil and relationships.
6. Good and relationships.
7. Good as expression of non violence.
8. Evil as expression of violence.
9. Evil as synonym of power, influence, money and success.
10. Good is not always victorious.
11. Need of good to sustain human society.
12. Good vs evil in individual.
13. Good vs evil in human society.
14. Any other relevant topic which explores the theme of 'Good vs evil'.


1. Send not more than 4 poems.
2. Send not more than 2 short stories/2 one act plays/ 2 memoirs.
3. Work submitted for publication must be original.
4. Simultaneous submissions are also welcome.
5.Send all submissions to editorliteraturetoday@gmail.com
6. Please send a cover letter and short Bio-data, (Maximum 100 words) in third person narrative, with your submission.


Submission Deadline: June 20, 2022.

Thursday, May 26, 2022

TYPE! seeks micro-plays

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Deadline: none listed

TYPE! isn’t TYPE! without the words to fill it. We are looking for compelling content to include in future editions. Here’s a guide to submitting…

  • #RuleOfSix ~ Tell us a story in six words
  • Fiction ~ 1,000 words or fewer
  • Flash Fiction ~ 400 words or fewer
  • Poetry ~ 200 words or fewer
  • Micro-plays ~ 1-2 pages long
  • Micro-films ~ 1-2 pages long
  • Illustrations ~ Please send black and white work only

If you have work you would like to submit that is not listed here, please get in touch and we may accept it! To submit illustrations, drop us a note and we’ll be in touch.

Please send in your writing via the submission form online.

Thank you for considering sharing your work. TYPE! is free to read so although we cannot pay for submissions or chosen work, we will work with authors to promote the piece and their other writing. We also require written confirmation that submissions are original work. 

Please note – due to the high number of submissions we receive we will only respond to those we wish to publish, however we do read EVERY submission. Submission also carries no guarantee of inclusion or feedback.

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

9th Annual Christopher Hewitt Award

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Deadline: June 15, 2022

A&U Magazine is currently accepting entries for the ninth annual Christopher Hewitt Award. Named in honor of A&U’s first literary editor, the award showcases outstanding responses to the AIDS pandemic and the realities of individuals living with or affected by HIV/AIDS in the genres of fiction, poetry, drama, and creative nonfiction.

Prize: $75
Entry fee: None
Submission deadline: June 15, 2022
Judges: Winners will be selected by the following judges, by category.
Poetry: Philip F. Clark
Fiction: Raymond Luczak
Creative Nonfiction: Jay Vithalani
Drama: Bruce Ward

Publication: Winners and named runners-up will be published in upcoming issues of A&U.

How to Submit: Email Word (.doc or .docx files) of your work to Editor in Chief David Waggoner by emailing mailbox [at] aumag [dot] org. Please indicate in the subject line that your submission is for the Christopher Hewitt Award; include your name and genre in the subject line as well. Your name or any other personal identifying information should not appear on your manuscript. Multiple submissions are accepted, but please submit each separately.

Guidelines: All submissions must be HIV/AIDS-related and previously unpublished. All styles are welcomed. Writers may submit more than one work.

Fiction and creative nonfiction should be 1,200 words or fewer, double-spaced. Reasonable exceptions will be considered.

Drama may be an excerpt from a longer work or a ten-minute play (1,400-1,600 words, no more than ten pages, Dramatists Guild format). For drama excerpts, include, on a separate page, a synopsis and a full cast of characters.

We reserve the right to excerpt longer pieces for print, in consultation with the author; works in their entirety will be printed on the web.

Rights: We secure first North American serial rights and electronic archival rights (posting on the Web and in digital issues).

If any genre lacks a clear winner, fewer than four awards may be given. All entries will be considered for publication.

Sunday, May 8, 2022

Barely Seen submission guidelines

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Deadline: none given

-Submit as many ten-minute or one-act plays as you like, (Up to two for Write Bites) including previously published or produced plays in a Word or PDF file to barelyseeneditor@gmail.com. Make sure to title your email (Last Name)_(Play), and please note that any plays Barely Seen has already published won't be considered for publication a second time.
 
-Any style/theme of play is allowed, but plays that include inappropriate content won't be published.
 
-All ages are welcome to submit work. If submitting to the Featured Poet/Playwright of the month, please include a headshot and a bio in the body of your email stating your name and a little bit about you.
 
-If you would like to be published under a pseudonym or nickname instead of your given name, please include your preference in your note.

-I will try to get back to you within two weeks; if I haven't contacted you by then, send me another email checking up on your submission. I might have received your file and just not been able to get to it yet.
 
-If you want to be considered for Featured Writer of the Month and/or Write Bites, make sure to send in your plays by the 22nd of each month.

-If you have any questions about the submission process, please feel free to reach out to me at barelyseenquestions@gmail.com.

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Stonecoast Review Summer Issue seeks dramatic works

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Deadline: April 30, 2022

SUBMIT VIA SUBMITTABLE

ISSUE #17 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS!
Stonecoast Review will be open for submissions from February 1, 2022 to April 30, 2022.
We support the Stonecoast community's goal to promote inclusivity, equity, and social justice through writing.

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING BEFORE SUBMITTING: We accept fiction, pop fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, dramatic works, experimental, and visual art. We can’t wait to see your best pieces! Stonecoast Review offers feedback on 10% of declined submissions. Contributors will receive a complimentary copy of the issue in which their work appears. Stonecoast Review acquires First Serial Rights and First Electronic Rights for all work published in the journal. Rights revert to the author upon publication.

Our staff is a group of volunteers, all either current Stonecoast MFA Program students or alumni of the program. We rely upon donations to cover advertising, website, and printing costs. To support the Stonecoast Review, please consider donating or purchasing a copy from stonecoastreview.org!

GENERAL GUIDELINES:
  • When submitting your work, include a short cover letter and bio (100 words maximum). Submissions are only accepted through Submittable.
  • Stonecoast Review accepts only blind submissions. Your name, email address, or any other identifying information must not appear anywhere in the document or submission title.
  • We accept only one prose submission, one poetry submission (of up to three poems), or ten pieces of visual art per author, per submission cycle.
  • Submitted work must be previously unpublished.
  • We encourage simultaneous submissions, but please withdraw your submission immediately if accepted elsewhere. If you submit multiple poems and one is accepted elsewhere, please attach a note on Submittable identifying the poem that is no longer available.
  • Your work must use standard manuscript format: double spaced, 12 pt., Times New Roman font. Poetry may be single spaced. However, if a divergence from these rules is integral to your piece, we will still consider it.
GENRE GUIDELINES:
  • Fiction: Limit submissions to 5,000 words or fewer.
  • Creative Nonfiction: Limit submissions to 5,000 words or fewer.
  • Poetry: Limit submissions to 3 poems, with no more than 50 lines each.
  • Dramatic Works: Limit submissions to 12 or fewer pages.
Visual Art: We seek visual images for the Issue #17 cover and interior. We welcome experimental and unusual art forms. We accept 2D digital images of all forms of fine art—photography, sculpture, painting, and mixed media. Please send high-res digital images (no lower than 300 dpi) in JPG, PNG, GIF, TIFF, or RAW file format. (NOTE: Except for the front and back cover of Issue #17, all accepted visual art will be printed in black and white.)

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Fleas on the Dog Open 4 Submissions Issue 11

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Deadline: March 31, 2022

fiction poetry plays nonfiction quality does it style chutzpa rock on epic awesome activist fun serious goofy grandiose mainstream beat hot experimental new wave kick ass yum yum try us a whole lotta shakin’ goin’ on emergent voices mature voices magic voices literary sci/fi dirty realism beckett marquez angry young men the plays the thing free verse blank verse no verse universe no frills game changing dude quintet funny my god hurry hurry see our guidelines 4 details runs march 1 to 31 bang on: editors@fleasonthedog.com

ONLINE PUBLISHING GUIDELINES 
 
We have an open call for submissions, March 1-31, 2022. 

There is no submission fee. 

There is no remuneration for work we publish, either, but what the heck, you're going to be famous! We'll get back to you in about 30 days, hopefully sooner. (Why should it take months?)

Fiction/Nonfiction: Up to 5000 words. Length is less important than quality. For works longer than 5000 words query the editors about possible serialization.

Submissions should be on a Microsoft Word doc or docx file. Use a sensible font. Double space format. Stuff like grammar and sentence structure  is important unless your work deliberately exploits bad grammar and lack of structure. (We can tell the difference.) 

Include a brief bio with your submission and publishing credits, if any. Send your submission as an e-mail attachment to editors@fleasonthedog.com (or type in the link in the email address).

Include the genre (fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or play) and title of your work in the subject bar.  

Simultaneous submissions are okay, just let us know when your work is accepted elsewhere. Multiple submissions are not okay unless solicited. Submit to only one category per issue. 

We retain the first rights of your work for a period of three months. After this time rights revert back to the author. If you should republish the story/article please acknowledge that it was first published by www.fleasonthedog.com

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Feels Blind Literary Submissions for Issue #7 are open

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Deadline: March 6, 2022

Submissions made on Mondays are free

Feels Blind Literary welcomes submissions of short fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, plays, and art from new and emerging writers and artists who are nonbinary or identify as women.

Submissions for Issue #7 are open until March 6, 2022 and should be sent to feelsblindliterary@gmail.com. The submission fee is always waived on Mondays. Please put in the subject line the category to which you are submitting and include a short bio written in the third person.

We are adamant about not creating a barrier in terms of who can submit and how often, which is why every Monday is a free submission day during opening reading periods. On other days, we have decided to start collecting fees. Here's why- we've noticed many literary magazines and organizations expressing solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and we've been considering how to do the same. Feels Blind Literary is committed to speaking out against social and environmental injustice, police brutality, and unconstitutional attacks on our free press. With that being said, we didn't feel just saying we're committed to these causes was enough. Rather, we knew we needed to demonstrate that commitment in tangible and monetary ways, both by continuing to elevate marginalized voices in the work that we publish and by raising money for causes we believe will help directly combat racism in this country.

​As such, all non-Monday submissions must include a $3 submission fee through the donation tab below. A portion of the fees for this reading period will go directly to the Richmond Community Bail Fund. If you include a $10 donation, we will guarantee a 2-week or less response time to your work.

We hope other literary magazines and organizations are following a similar model. We can offer words of support, but even as writers we recognize words too often fall short. When we say we're in this together, everything we do needs to be in direct service to this sentiment.
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Submission Details

Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but immediately withdraw your work if it is accepted elsewhere.

Submissions must be previously unpublished, original works.

Please do not submit more than one entry per reading period.

If we publish your work, please wait a full year before submitting new work.

We will do our best to respond to each submission within 60 days. If 60 days has passed, please send us an inquiry at feelsblindliterary@gmail.com. We will try our best to respond much sooner, however.

Plays: Send one one-act play up to 15 pages.

While we won't know exactly what we like until we see it, we do like honest, accessible work. Things that are overly abstract or don't make readers feel something don't do it for us. We want you to make us laugh and/or cry. We want you to challenge us as readers. We want your work to pass the Bechdel Test. We will not tell you which writers we worship, though we will tell you we don't worship Raymond Carver, Ernest Hemingway, or John Updike.

​​​Rights revert to the author upon publication. All work published in our online issues will be considered for an annual print anthology. While we cannot pay contributors at this time, we hope this changes in the future.

Saturday, January 29, 2022

Have Scripts Blue Moon Plays 2022

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Deadline: January 31, 2022

We Are Particularly Seeking Plays With Casts That Reflect The Growing And Varied American Landscape, As Well As Characters With Different Skin Colors, Gender Identifications, And Mental And Physical Abilities.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Play Submission Windows – November To January

To Submit A Play To Be Considered For Publication, Please Follow The Instructions Below.

Please do not submit complete manuscripts. Use the submission form supplied below, during the submission period.

Submit only one play at a time.

We suggest you prepare all the elements in advance so that you can copy and paste them into the form. There is a risk that the form will “time out” if you take too long to complete it, by typing manually.

The form may take 10-20 minutes to complete.

So that we can determine if your play is a good fit for our inventory, please provide the following information on the form below:
  • Submit only plays that have had at least one production.
  • A 300 – 500-word synopsis (NOTE: a synopsis is not a plot summary. It should tell us the premise of your play, what it is about, and how it tries to achieve that.)
  • A 300-word plot summary
  • Cast/character count, M/F, Maximum and Minimum cast required.
  • A sample of dialogue (Doc or PDF, about 10 pages)
  • Author Biography
  • List of any productions and/or staged readings by theaters
  • Include production dates, venue name and address, acting company
  • List of awards, commendations, reviews, feedback or comments on the script.
We will respond to queries within 8 weeks. If you are submitting to other publishers, please let us know if the rights to your play become unavailable.

Play Submission Query Form

Sunday, January 23, 2022

Molecule – A Tiny Lit Mag Accepting Submissions

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Deadline: January 25, 2022

Molecule accepts submissions of poetry, prose (fiction & non-fiction) plays, reviews and interviews in 50 words or less (including titles and interview questions). Visual artwork of tiny things like tea bags and toothpicks, or tiny paintings, also wanted: no skyscrapers please!

We have a strict word count. Don’t try and trick us we have tiny minds. All submissions should be previously unpublished work.

How should I send my work?

Send submissions in the body of the email or as an attachment to moleculetinylitmag@gmail.com along with a 3rd person bio of no more than 24 words (including name). Please send no more than 5 pieces.

24 words or less for a whole bio, seems random, where did you come up with that?

There are 24 atoms in a molecule of caffeine. What more do you want from us?

When are you open for submissions and when will I hear back?

We are open for submissions for our Spring 2022 Issue from December 1st to January 15th. Replies will be sent by February 15th.

If your work is accepted we ask for first rights (to publish in our [forthcoming] print and online issue) and non-exclusive electronic and archival rights (so we can keep using it). All rights revert to the author upon publication.

Thursday, January 6, 2022

great weather for MEDIA seeks dramatic monologues

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Deadline: January 15, 2022

SUBMIT VIA SUBMITTABLE

great weather for MEDIA seeks flash fiction, short stories, dramatic monologues, and creative nonfiction for our annual print anthology.

Our focus is on edgy, fearless, and experimental subject matter and styles. No theme. Wehighly recommend reading one of our previous collections, or coming to one of our events, to see the type of work we are interested in. Our latest anthology is Paper Teller Diorama. Let us know in your cover letter how you found us and what you like about us We are based in New York City and welcome submissions from both national and international writers.

https://www.greatweatherformedia.com/books


Guidelines:

Surprise us with your fearless best!

We do not consider previously published work, whether print or online. This includes limited edition chapbooks and personal blogs. 

If your work appears in our most recent anthology, please wait a year before submitting again in any genre.

One prose/creative nonfiction piece, two if both under 500 words. Maximum word count: 2,500. Please include the word count on the first page.

Please submit only once in each genre (poetry / prose.) If you are submitting two short prose pieces, attach your work in a single document. Do not submit again until you have received a response.


Simultaneous submissions are fine - just notify us with your good news immediately. If you wish to withdraw individual pieces from consideration, click on the title of your submission, click on Active, and add a note listing the title(s) to be withdrawn. If you need to withdraw your entire submission, please use the Withdraw button.

Please don't send revisions. You can always add a note to your submissions if there is something you need to let us know about.

Payment: One contributor copy, plus $10 for writers based in USA. To help towards shipping costs, international writers receive one copy.


Copyright: great weather for MEDIA holds first serial rights for material that we publish. The copyright automatically reverts to the author upon publication. All work may be permanently archived online. We ask that great weather for MEDIA be acknowledged in any subsequent publication of the work.



We aim to respond in 1-4 months. If you have not heard from us after five months, please email editors@greatweatherformedia.com

Saturday, December 25, 2021

The Caribbean Writer seeks one-act plays on the theme: Disruption, Disguise and Illuminations

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Deadline: December 31, 2021

The Caribbean Writer (TCW) has issued a call for submissions for Volume 36 under the 2021 theme: Disruption, Disguise and Illuminations. As history meets our day to day experiences, epiphanies unfold; and as we self-interrogate the disruption motifs in many of these illuminations, the roots of prevailing disruptions emerge, complicated by disguise. Submissions exploring this theme in its widest permutations are invited.

Contributors may submit works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, essays or one act plays which explore the ideas resonating within the region and its diaspora. 

The Caribbean should be central to the work, or the work should reflect a Caribbean heritage, experience or perspective. Prospective authors should submit all creative works: drama, fiction and poetry manuscripts, through the online portal ONLY at www.thecaribbeanwriter.org/online-submission

Submit Word files only (no PDFs) . Note that TCW no longer accepts hardcopy submissions.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Individuals may submit poems (3 maximum), short stories and personal essays on general topics as well as on the theme. The maximum length (for short stories and personal essays) is 3500 words. Only previously unpublished work will be considered. The term “previously published” covers print and electronic publication —including on social media platforms, and self-published items. The Caribbean Writer does not accept simultaneous submissions (items being considered for publication elsewhere). The prospective author should provide contact information including mailing address, phone number, any professional affiliations, brief biographical information (no more than 100 words and such as appears under the “Contributors” section of the journal). In the event that the author’s contact information changes, all updates should be made by the author by logging into the online account.

Before submitting, submitter should carefully edit and proofread the manuscript, adhering to publication-ready details, as well as standards of proofreading such as spelling, grammar, punctuation, formatting and consistent language, along with the elimination of typographical errors, and with focus on the overall quality of the work.

The Caribbean Writer is a refereed journal. There are no fees payable to submit or publish in this journal. All submissions undergo an initial blind review by the editor. Creative works, such as fiction, poetry and drama, after editorial review, are advanced by the editor to the double-blind peer review process. In this process, both the reviewers’ and authors’ identities are concealed from the reviewers and vice versa throughout the review process.

Artists interested in having their artwork considered for use by TCW should submit electronic files in vertical format as PNG or JPEG files with a resolution of 300 dpi or greater. The journal also accepts black and white art (line drawings, sketches, block prints, etc.). The journal does not accept graphic poetry or narratives.

SUBMISSION WINDOW

Submissions are accepted from January 10 to December 31 each year and are considered for the journal that will be published the following year. (In other words, volume 36 will be published in 2022 and entries submitted between January 10 and December 31 of 2021 will be considered for volume 36. The deadline for submissions each year is December 31. Submit Word files at www.thecaribbeanwriter.org/online-submission/


Literary Prizes

All submissions are eligible for the following prizes:
  • The Canute A. Brodhurst Prize of $400 awarded to a writer for best short fiction. Donated by the St. Croix Avis Newspaper
  • The Daily News Prize of $500 awarded to a resident of the US Virgin Islands or the British Virgin Islands.
  • The Marvin E. Williams Literary Prize of $500 awarded to a new or emerging writer. Donated by Marvin’s widow, Dasil Williams, in honor of her late husband who served as the editor of The Caribbean Writer from 2003 – 2008.
  • The Cecile deJongh Literary Prize of $500 awarded to a Caribbean author whose work best expresses the spirit of the Caribbean. Donated by former Governor John P. de Jongh, Jr. in honor of Cecile de Jongh’s abiding commitment to literacy in the territory, especially among the young people of the Virgin Islands..
  • The Vincent Cooper Literary Prize of $300 awarded to a Caribbean author for exemplary writing in Caribbean Nation Language (Kamau Brathwaite). Donated by Professor Vincent Cooper, PhD.
For more information, contact The Caribbean Writer at thecaribbeanwriter@uvi.edu

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