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Submission Deadline: Portland Review: Verna Marion Nugent Chapbook Contest

Portland Review is accepting submissions for the Verna Marion Nugent Chapbook Contest, judged by Porochista Khakpour. Fiction and nonfiction fitting the theme of Invisible Labor are welcome. Winners receive $500 and publication as a chapbook included within the Labor anthology issue. No simultaneous submissions considered, including submissions for Portland Review‘s Labor anthology. Work should be between 15 – 25 pages. Emerging writers only. See the website for more details.

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Submission Deadline: Portland Review: LABOR Anthology

Portland Review is accepting submissions for a themed anthology on LABOR. The anthology will accept theme fitting works in genres of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, and mixed-genre. No current students of PSU’s CW program will be considered. Simultaneous submissions are OK, just indicate in submission. Submitted work will also be considered for upcoming print issues and website publication. Published contributors receive $30 and a copy of the issue. See their website for more details.

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Submission Deadline: The Masters Review Short Story Award for New Writers

Judged by Tope Folarin (A Particular Kind of Black Man) this contest gives winners and honorable mentions agency review, publication, and cash awards. Winning stories are given $3,000, second place $300, and third $200. Emerging writers only. $20 entry fee. Stories should be under 6,000 words. Simultaneous submissions allowed, but no previously published work. International submissions and translations welcomed (see details for caveats). Additional information can be found here as well.

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Submission Deadline: Shirley Magazine #14

Accepting short stories of 3,000 words max and flash pieces up to 1,000 words for their 14th issue, Shirley Magazine looks for “prose first, plot second, but we need both. Give us a slice of the sublimely strange. We want the eerie, the weird, the beautiful. We’re interested in the body and its grotesqueries, the brain and its tricks. We want stories that don’t clearly belong to any one genre, stories that will get our hands dirty, stories that expose the worms crawling under the rock.” Simultaneous submissions welcome, but no previously published works. Women, nonbinary, and writers of color are especially encouraged to submit work. Shirley Magazine‘s next reading period (after this one ending in August) will not accept work by cis men (see…

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Submission Deadline: Deep Overstock #6: Westerns

Booksellers are encouraged to send works fitting the theme of Westerns. They pretty much publish just about any type of genre or form. Simultaneous submissions welcome, but no previously published works will be considered. Submissions over 3,000 words may not be considered. One to two fiction pieces only for each theme, or, if sending shorter works under 1,000 words each then up to three. Up to 7 poems per theme. Up to 4 – 12 images for art. See website for more details.

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Submission Deadline: Windfall

Windfall looks for poems of place, especially those related to the PNW. Up to 5 short poems, not exceeding 50 lines each. No previously published works considered. They do not mention simultaneous submissions on their guidelines page, so, please reach out to confirm. See website for a detailed description of the kind of poetry they’re looking for.

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Learn Make Share: Bindfast Journals

Learn Make Share is a monthly skill share series to expose new and curious members to a variety of services offered at the IPRC. Come learn about the space & our trusty Bind-Fast 5. Learn the ins and outs of preparing files for printing, and how to reserve time to bind books. Everyone will come away from the workshop with 3 new journals and and a guide for Bindfast bookbinding. This workshop is part of the Learn Make Share series. Free for members taking workshop as one of 3 annual workshops $5-15 sliding scale for nonmembers, or for members who have already taken their 3 annual workshops Capacity: 8 Members can take up to three free Learn Make Share series workshops per calendar year by…

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Deadlines and Openings

February! The second month. This time around we have some returning opportunities from the last post, along with some completely new or updated entries as well. Note that there are several residencies, grants, submissions, etc. that do open-applications year around which are not listed here.

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