Sunday, December 18, 2011
Some current calls - charity contest, co-operative poem, mindful challenge, found poetry, poetic encounters ..
Leaf Press is inviting poets to send poem fragments for their annual co-operative poem. Deadline: December 29, Guidelines.
a river of stones is now open for registration: the idea: starting the new year with 31 days of mindful "stones": short, attentive notes. more about the river of stones: January 2012 in a blueprint book blog feature: A River of Stones
A Baker's Dozen: Thirteen Extraordinary Things is a new quarterly online journal. Submissions are now open for the inaugural issue, to be published in January 2012: "We’re looking for fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, visual art, audio, video. Each issue, we put thirteen ingredients into our giant cyber-oven and see what happens." There also is a special 2012 Challenge for former 52/250contributors. Guidelines
Found Poetry Review is accepting found poetry submissions through Dec. 31. website
Blue Fifth Review: Submissions open: Nov. 1 - Dec. 31 for 2012 (Jan.- June) - regular and special issues of Blue Fifth Review: Blue Five Notebook Series. See Guidelines.
MICROW is open to prose, poetry and image submissions for the Winter issue, the theme is: "Transport." note that special guidelines apply: guidelines. deadline: 1. January
Nanoism is inviting submissions for their Annual Charity Contest. First entry is free, subsequent entries require proof of donation to charity. Deadline: 1. January, Guidelines.
Language/Place Carnival: Edition #13 will be hosted by writer and Lebenskünstler Christopher Allen. A native Tennessean, Christopher has lived in Germany for more than fifteen years. When he’s not editing, teaching or writing ficiton, he blogs about his travels at I Must Be Off! The feature theme for Edition #13 is “Lost in Translation: The Humo(u)r Edition". Posts should be humorous, on the theme of homour, an attempt at humour, or even a blatant rejection of humour. Your post can be prose, poetry, photos, jokes—but as always, a wide range of contributions is welcome. Edition #13 is planned for mid-January 2012. Deadline: 8. January. How to join
Cha Poetry Contest - a contest for unpublished poems in English language (or poems translated into English) on the theme of "Encountering". Guidelines, Closing date: 15. January
IthacaLit launched in September with it's Issue One, and is now open to submissions for their winter issue, website.