Monday, February 22, 2010

FreeFall literary magazine, submissions and poetry & prose contest

9 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB T2G 0S4

FreeFall is a literary magazine that is published twice a year in print. It publishes poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, visual arts (artwork and photography in high contrast black and white format), literary reviews, author interviews, and pieces focusing on authors. Accepts new, emerging, and experienced writers. Although this journal accepts work from all over the world, it’s committed to maintaining 85% Canadian content.

Contest: Poets: submit up to 15 pages of poetry. Prose: submit fiction or creative non-fiction up to 5000 words. Complete a contest entry form and include the $10 reading fee.  Winners will have their work published in a limited edition Chapbook and receive 25 copies.
Deadline: March 31, 2010.  Complete rules here.

Regular submissions: The deadline is June 30 for the Fall/Winter Issue
Prose: Maximum length 3000 words.  Accepts short stories & novel excerpts, Non-fiction addressing writing-related or general audience topics, Creative Non-fiction, Plays, and Postcard Stories.
Poetry: Submit 2 to 5 poems, any style. Length of any individual poem cannot exceed 6 pages.
Query first with a proposal for the following:
Author Interviews or Author Focus (guidelines supplied when proposal approved), Book Reviews (guidelines supplied when proposal approved)
Payment is $5 per printed page in the magazine to a maximum of $50 and one copy of the issue that your piece is published in. FreeFall only accepts unpublished material. Payment is made upon publication.
Full submission guidelines here. 

Note: For information about Brian Henry's writing workshops and creative writing courses, see here.

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