Friday, November 21, 2014

Journal pays $50 for poems, $100 for prose; anthology pays $5 for speculative fiction; plus calls for submissions & contests

Redwing, an e-book anthology, is looking for speculative fiction between 1,500 and 6,000 words, particularly urban fantasy and space opera. Payment: $5 CAD per story, payable by PayPal.
Deadline: December 1, 2014.Guidelines here.

The Humber Literary Review is seeking submissions of prose, poetry, artwork, and comics for their third issue, scheduled for release in Spring 2015. Pays $60 per poem, and $100 each for essays, fiction, and reviews. Also pay our feature and comics artists. Contributors also receive two copies. Deadline: December 8, 2014. Guidelines.

Digital short fiction magazine Nonlocal Science Fiction seeks work for its debut issue (2015). Pays via profitsharing.The pub date for the first issue hasn’t been set yet, but get your work in fast! (And if you’re slow, don’t worry; they plan to come out quarterly.)

The Fiddlehead
Campus House, 11 Garland Court
UNB PO Box 4400
Fredericton NB E3B 5A3
Canada's longest living literary journal, The Fiddlehead is published four times a year at the University of New Brunswick. First published in 1945, The Fiddlehead is known as a WHO'S WHO in Can. Lit.
The Fiddlehead is open to good writing in English from all over the world, looking always for freshness and surprise. “Our editors are always happy to see new unsolicited works in fiction and poetry.”
Work is read on an ongoing basis; apart from the annual contest, there are no deadlines for submissions.
Submissions by mail only. Full submission guidelines here.
The Fiddlehead invites entries to its 24th annual poetry and short story contest. Short stories should be a maximum of 6,000 words. A poetry submission may be up to 3 poems, a maximum of 100 lines.
Entry fee: $30 for Canadians; $36 from elsewhere in the world. Entry fee includes a one-year subscription.
Winning entries will be published in the spring 2015 issue of The Fiddlehead (no. 263) 
and on the magazine’s website. The winning authors will be paid for publication in addition to their prizes!
Prizes: $2,000 Ralph Gustafson Prize for Best Poem
$250 each for Two Honourable Mentions

$2,000 for Best Story
$250 each for Two Honourable Mentions
Deadline: December 1, 2014. Full guidelines here.

The Capilano Review 
2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver, BC  V7J 3H5
The Capilano Review publishes venturesome experimental writing and art. Submissions by mail only; no email submissions. For poetry submissions, send up to 8 pages; for fiction, a maximum of 5,000 words. The Capilano Review buys First North American Serial Rights and limited, non-exclusive digital rights. Copyright reverts to the author upon publication. Contributors are paid $50 per published page to a maximum of $200.
Full submission guidelines here.
The Capilano Review invites entries for the 4th annual Robin Blaser Poetry Award to be judged by renowned poet, dramatist, and novelist Daphne Marlatt. Daphne Marlatt is the recipient of the international Uchimura Naoya Prize (2008), the Dorothy Livesay Award (2009), and the George Woodcock Lifetime Achievement Award (2012).
Award: 1st prize – $750 + publication in the Winter issue, TCR 3.24.
             2nd prize – $250
Fee: $35 for Canadian entries and $45 (USD) for non-Canadian.
Maximum 8 pages per entry.
Each entry includes a one-year subscription to The Capilano Review. If you already have a subscription, your subscription will be extended or you can sign up a friend.

Deadline: December 15, 2014. Full guidelines here.

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

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