Call For Submissions: Mom Egg Review

Hello Beautiful Thinkers, 

Mom Egg Review, a literary journal about motherhood, seeks poetry, fiction, and creative prose for its annual print issue, themed “Mothers Play/Mothers Work.” You can find guidelines on their site: www.momeggreview.com/submit. They request a cover letter and a brief bio with your submissions. The entry fee is $3 per submission and the submission deadline is August 15, 2017. 

Keep Dreaming Beautiful Thinkers, 

The Boy In The Heart Shades 

Call for Submissions: Swamp Ape Review

Hello Beautiful Thinkers,

Swamp Ape Review seeks fiction, nonfiction, poetry, visual art, and ‘Swamp’ – their fifth category for works that defy genre. Submissions close August 1, 2017. There is a $3 entry fee. Submit up to 5 poems or 9,000 words of fiction and nonfiction online: https://www.swampapereview.com/submit/. Also, follow that link for a complete list of guidelines for Swamp Ape Review.

Keep Dreaming Beautiful Thinkers,

The Boy In The Heart Shades

Call for Submissions: Rondeau Roundup Blog’s Ballade Contest

Hello Beautiful Thinkers,

This contest is for the best poem written in the ballade form. The contest closes August 1, 2017. The winner will receive $100 and publication on the Rondeau Roundup blog. Submit one ballade to rondeauroundup@gmail.com in the body of your email. There is no entry fee listed. Check out Rondeau Roundup Blog before submitting.

Keep Dreaming Beautiful Thinkers,

The Boy In The Heart Shades

Call for Submissions: Weatherbeaten

Hello Beautiful Thinkers,

Weatherbeaten, a brand new literary magazine seeking words new works for submission. Now accepting poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, hybrid works, and art for its inaugural issue. This no-fee, no-pay market is reading until June 1, 2017. Check their website and submit up to 2,500 words of prose or three to five poems by email to weatherbeatenlit@gmail.com.

Keep Dreaming Beautiful Thinkers,

The Boy In The Heart Shades

Call for Submissions: MacGuffin’s Poet Hunt Contest

Hello Beautiful Thinkers,

The MacGuffin is on the hunt for a poem to win our 22nd National Poet Hunt Contest. One first place winner will get $500 and their work published in a future issue. Please submit no more than three poems, an index card with your name, poem titles, and contact info, and a $15 check/cash entry fee (make checks payable to Schoolcraft College). For further guidelines check out their site. The deadline is June 3, 2017. Postal: The MacGuffin, Poet Hunt Contest, Schoolcraft College, 18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia, MI 48152

Keep Dreaming Beautiful Thinkers,

The Boy In The Heart Shades

Call for Submissions: Helen Literary Magazine

Hello Beautiful Thinkers,

Helen: A Literary Magazine is open for submissions. Submit flash fiction of between fifty to 1,500 words, an essay/personal narrative of between 1,500 to 4,000 words, or up to eight poems (no more than twelve pages) online: https://helenliterarymagazine.submittable.com/submit. They also accept artwork and photography. There is no entry fee, and the deadline is June 1, 2017.

Keep Dreaming Beautiful Thinkers,

The Boy In The Heart Shades

Call for Submissions: Heron Tree

Hello Beautiful Thinkers,

Heron Tree, a poetry journal online at herontree.com, is open for submissions through June 1, 2017. You can submit one to five poems with a cover letter to: submit.herontree@gmail.com. There is no entry fee for this one. They prefer to read submissions blind so don’t include your name on the document of the poem itself. Check out the link to their site above for further guidelines before submitting.

Keep Dreaming Beautiful Thinkers,

The Boy In The Heart Shades

Call for Submissions: Juxtaprose Literary Magazine Poetry Contest

Hello Beautiful Thinkers,

Juxtaprose Literary Magazine is looking for entries to their poetry contest. This one is a bit pricy: $15 entry fee. You can submit between 1-3 poems per entry each under 50 lines. The winner will be awarded $500 and publication in JuxtaProse Literary Magazine. Up to three additional poems, each by a different author, may be awarded “Honorable Mention” status, for which they will receive $50 and publication. The deadline is May 31, 2017. For more details visit them online: https://juxtaprosemagazine.submittable.com/submit

Keep Dreaming Beautiful Thinkers,

The Boy In The Heart Shades

Call for Submissions: Terrapin Books

Hello Beautiful Thinkers,

This one is a bit odd. Terrapin Books is working on an anthology of poems about donuts to be published fall 2017. That’s right I said donuts. So if you find that you love donuts enough to dedicate a poem or two to them, this is the publication for you. The anthology will be edited by Jason Lee Brown and Shanie Latham. The deadline is May 31, 2017. There is no entry fee. Submit up to five poems online: https://terrapinbooks.submittable.com/submit.

Keep Dreaming Beautiful Thinkers,

The Boy In The Heart Shades

Call for Submissions: Baltimore Review Summer Contest

Hello Beautiful Thinkers,

The theme for The Baltimore Review’s summer contest is “Monsters.” Submit your poems, short stories, and creative nonfiction to their site: https://baltimorereview.submittable.com/submit. There are cash prizes of $500, $200, and $100. The entry fee is $10. Final judge: Jane Satterfield. The deadline is May 31, 2017. For more information, visit their website: www.baltimorereview.org.

Keep Dreaming Beautiful Thinkers,

The Boy In The Heart Shades