Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Submissions wanted for menopause anthology, poetry contests, short story collections, and good writing of all sorts

Underbridge Press wants submissions for its Annual literary magazine Joypuke (Mount Allison University) wants visceral, humorous, and powerful writing. Seeks poetry, prose, and creative non-fiction. Length: Prose – 2500 words max. Poetry – 150 lines max. Send submissions to
Deadline: June 20, 2014. Guidelines here. 

The Writing Menopause Anthology wants to make “women of a certain age” visible in all their grey-haired glory. Looking for short fiction, creative non-fiction, flash fiction and poetry. Writers can be living through it, writing through or about it, or witnessing it. The editors invite submissions to “be funny, be furious, be the eye of the storm. Be courageous and outrageous.” No how-tos or medical/quasi-medical advice. Length: 2500 words max. and up to three poems. Email submissions as Word attachments to:
Deadline: June 30, 2014

Burnside Review Chapbook Competition is offered annually for the best previously unpublished poetry chapbook. Top prize is $200, plus publication.
Deadline: June 30.

Drue Heinz Literature Prize is offered annually for the best previously unpublished book-length collection of fiction. Top prize is $15,000 and publication.
Deadline: June 30.

Entries are invited for The London Magazine‘s Poetry Competition 2014. For the first time since its resurgence, the magazine is hosting a worldwide poetry competition, open for all ages. First prize: £200 (plus publications in a future issue). Entry fee: £5.
Deadline: June 30, 2014. Guidelines here.

See Brian Henry's schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Barrie, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Cambridge, Collingwood, Georgetown, Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston, London, Midland, Mississauga, Newmarket, Orillia, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Stouffville, Sudbury, Toronto, Halton, Kitchener-Waterloo, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.


  1. Which publication is sponsoring the "The Writing Menopause Anthology"?

  2. Hi there, this might help!:

  3. FYI - on their Facebook post the Writing Menopause deadline has been extended to July 15.