Praxis Magazine:Calling for submissions from Artists and Writers all over the world

Praxis Magazine:Calling for submissions from Artists and Writers all over the world

PRAXIS MAGAZINE is calling for submissions from Artists and Writers all over the world  under  the following categories:

  1.  Photography Chapbooks,
  2. Essays on Arts and/or Literature,
  3. Prose/Fiction
  4. Podcast recordings of Spoken Word poetry or Interviews with Artists or Writers
  5. Stories/Poems/Essays written in indigenous African languages (accompanied with English translation)
  6.  Poems in written in English.

Click to learn more

African Writers Development Trust:African Writers Award shortlist will be announced next week

Writers Space Africa (WSA) is accepting submissions for her February 2019 edition.

Writers Space Africa (WSA is calling for submissions for its 26th edition (February Edition) under the theme “Love in Africa”.

They accept submissions in the following genres:

Articles/Essays – 1,200 Words maximum
Flash Fiction – 300 words maximum
Poetry – 1 poem, maximum of 24 lines
Children’s Literature – 700 words maximum (illustrations may be attached)
Short Stories – 1,500 words maximum
Jokes – 1 joke per writer
Artworks – maximum 3 artworks in high resolution
Personalised quotation – 1 quotation and must be the original work of the author

Submission guidelines :

  • You’re only entitled to submit for one category
  • Our editors will revert to selected unpublished writers on areas of improvement in their work.
  • Due to the number of entries we receive, only selected authors will be on our website.
  • The author retains copyright.
  • Your work must be thoroughly edited before being uploaded. We will in turn edit selected entries to suit the publication.
  • We ONLY accept MS word documents. Artworks can be sent in either JPEG or PNG formats.
  • The Deadline for submission is January  12, 2019.

The magazine will be released on the 1st of February, 2019 on our website.
Click here to submit


Thimble Literary Magazine:Submit poetry and short-stories

The Thimble Literary Magazine is primarily a poetry journal but invites submissions on related topics such as artwork, stories, and interviews.

We are not looking for anything in particular in terms of form or style, but that it speaks to the reader or writer in some way. When selecting your poems or prose, please ask yourself, did this poem help me create shelter? Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but please notify us if the work is accepted elsewhere. All material must be original and cannot have appeared in another publication.’

  1. Poetry: Please send us three to five of your poems.
  2. Short Stories: Please send a single work of around 1,000 words. It can be fiction, creative non-fiction, or somewhere in between.
  3. Essays: Please send a single essay of 1,000–3,000 words that touches on contemporary issues in literature or art.
  4. Art: Please send us three to five examples of your art, which can include photographs and photographs of three-dimensional pieces.

Learn more about submission requirements here


Short-story:Owl Canyon Press-$6,000 Contest

Short-story:Owl Canyon Press-$6,000 Contest

Owl Canyon Press is hosting a short-story contest with US $ 6,000 in prizes.Canyon provides a first paragraph and the 25th paragraph and the story must be fifty paragraphs long -ah that twist!

Each paragraph needs to be at least 40 words, which means your story will be at least 2,000 words long.

Owl Canyon calls  it  a hacakathon ,and  it comes after  a  success of their  maiden hackathon earlier this year.

According to the contest page:

Writers are invited to create and submit a short story consisting of 50 paragraphs. The contest provides the 1st and 25th paragraphs, and the short story writer crafts the rest.   First prize is $3000, 2nd prize is $2000, and 3rd prize is $1000 with the winning short stories published in a short story anthology, as well as an invitation to give a public reading at Inkberry Books in Niwot, CO. The twenty-four (24) Finalists will also have their short stories included in this anthology.

A finalist will not be paid  but their story will be published.

Submission deadline to enter is 1 December, 2018.

To learn more, and to enter the contest, this page

Tahoma Review:Submit fiction,non-fiction and poetry

Tahoma Review:Submit fiction,non-fiction and poetry

Tahoma Literary Review  publishes  three times in year in both  e-reader and print versions.According to Tahoma,their aim is to sustain a healthy literary ecosystem.

“A major goal of Tahoma Literary Review is to show that writers and publishers can support each other not only artistically, but also financially” Tahoma.

The journal pays for all fiction,poetry and non-fiction which they publish.

The journal further states that accepted works  are usually nominated for major literary awards and many smaller prizes.

Work published in our journal has been selected for Best American Poetry, Best Small Fictions, Best Gay Fiction, honorably mentioned in Best American Essays, and nominated for the Pushcart Prize by the Pushcart’s editorial staff. Many of the stories and poems we have published are included in anthologies and collections”  says Tahoma.

Tahoma gives contributors the option of blogging for them ,and  also recording audio of their published work for their SoundCloud feature.
Please read their submission guidelines here


One story accepting submissions,grab it!

One story accepting submissions,grab it!

Dear writer.

One Story Journal is a great one.It publishes  single short story every three weeks. One Story  produces both prints and e-version of a chosen story.Very often it follows that the published tale is accompanied with interview with the Author of the story.

Did you know that One Story has published a number  a number of respected and best selling authors including Elizabeth Gilbert, B.J. Novak, Stephen O’Connor, and Aimee Bender? Says One Story website.

Please bond with one story and get to know each other here


One story pays US $500 per story.