UC Berkeley CLUJ Call for Submissions Spring 2019

The Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal (CLUJ) at the University of California, Berkeley is accepting submissions for the Spring 2019 issue. They invite research papers from all those working in, around, or critically engaging with literary topics in a comparative nature. Papers in any language are welcome. Possible topics include but are not limited to:

· Papers comparing at least two authors or texts
· Interdisciplinary research engaging multiples disciplines within the humanities
· Research engaging with literary theory and schools of criticism

Authors whose papers are selected for publication will receive free copies of the issue in which they are published. For more information and full submission guidelines, or to view past issues of CLUJ, please visit the CLUJ website submissions page.

Submissions for the Spring 2019 issue will be accepted until February 15th.

Call for Submissions: Furrow Magazine

Furrow accepts unpublished poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art, and comics by undergraduate students from anywhere in the U.S. They award $100 prizes to the top submission in each genre. Selection is competitive. In their last issue, out of over 1,000 submissions from 41 states, they featured work from 44 student authors and artists. They produce a professional-quality, full-color journal each May and feature new work each month on their website, www.furrowmag.org.

To be eligible for publication in the next issue (May 2019), you must be be enrolled as an undergraduate at any U.S. college or university during any semester of the 2018-2019 academic year. Furrow will accept submissions from Dec. 1, 2018 to Feb. 20, 2019.

Please leave your name off all pages/images. Submissions are judged anonymously.

Poetry: Submit up to 5 poems, as separate files.

Fiction: Submit only 1 story, up to 5000 words, double-spaced

Nonfiction: Submit only 1 essay, up to 5000 words, double-spaced

Art: Submit up to 5 images, preferably <3MB each, with a white or transparent background

Comics: Submit up to 10 pages (we prefer black & white for comics but will consider color comics)

If you have questions, email furrowmag@gmail.com.

Call for Submissions: Elizabeth R. Curry Poetry Contest

SLAB is announcing a final call for fresh voices to publish in their literary magazine. SLAB is published annually by the English Department of Slippery Rock University, and they are currently seeking entrants for the Elizabeth R. Curry Poetry Contest. Kathy Fagan will be the judge for this year and the first-place winner will receive $600, publication in SLAB, and a limited edition, hand-bound chapbook of the winner’s poetry. There is a $10 reading fee and the deadline is December 1st.

If you have any questions or would like a sample issue, please email .

Call for Submissions: Nowhere Magazine

Fall 2018 Travel Writing Contest
Read the general guidelines here.

Award-winning literary travel magazine Nowhere is accepting submissions for our Fall 2018 Travel Writing Contest.

Nowhere is looking for young, old, novice and veteran writers to send us stories that possess a powerful sense of place. Stories can be fiction, nonfiction, poetry or essay, but please indicate which genre at the top of your manuscript. Entries should be between eight hundred and five thousand words,  must be in English, and must not have been previously chosen as a winner in another contest. Previously published work is accepted, but again, please indicate this. Every submission will be read blind, so anyone can win…

The winner will receive $1,000, with publication in Nowhere granted under First North American Serial Rights (FNASR). Up to ten finalists also will be published. Brush off your manuscripts or write something new and send it to the only literary travel magazine going.

The contest ends at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on December 31, 2018. 

Call for Submissions: F(r)iction

F(r)iction is now accepting submissions for their Winter Literary Contests!

F(r)iction is accepting previously unpublished works of short fiction, flash fiction, and poetry. They accept submissions from writers located anywhere in the world, as long as the work is in English.

Their editorial staff favors stories that celebrate the weird, take risks, and are driven by a strong, unique voice. To best understand their style, they strongly recommend buying an issue of F(r)iction at the TBL Store.

Please visit the formatting guidelines page to properly format your work for submission. Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but please notify TBL immediately if your work is selected for publication elsewhere. They encourage writers to submit as many pieces as they wish. All stories will be considered for publication in F(r)iction, their triannual print journal.