Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Paying markets for short stories, nonfiction, poetry, art on many different themes, plus pieces about reading, writing and books


Quick Brown Fox Quick Brown Fox welcomes your short stories, poems, and essays about reading, writing, favourite books, and libraries. Read a few essays on the blog to get a taste of what other writers have done (see here and scroll down). Quick Brown Fox also welcomes book reviews – or any kind of review of anything, of anywhere or of anybody. If you want to review your favourite coffee shops or libraries, babysitters or lovers (no real names please), go for it. See examples of book reviews here (and scroll down); other reviews here (and scroll down).
Include a short bio at the end of your piece and attach a photo of yourself if you have one that’s okay.

Thema literary journal welcome short fiction, poetry, essays, photographs and art. Pays $10-$25 for short fiction and artwork, $10 for poetry. Sets a new theme for each issue:
Theme: The Tiny Red Suitcase. Deadline: July 1, 2020. 
Theme: The Other Virginia. Deadline: November 1, 2020
A Postcard from the Past. Deadline: March 1, 2021
Guidelines here.

Jaggery is a DesiLit arts and literature journal  for South Asian diasporic writers and homeland writers. "We also welcome non-South Asians with a deep and thoughtful connection to South Asian countries, who bring their own intersecting perspectives to the conversation. (By South Asia we mean Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, The Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.)" 
Seeks fiction, nonfiction, art,  and reviews. Pays $100 for fiction, $25 for nonfiction, poetry, art, and reviews. 
Deadline: July 1, 2020. Guidelines here.


The Binge-Watching Cure seeks science fiction short stories for their third volume. Pays $100. 
Deadline: July 1, 2020. Guidelines here.


Writer Shed Press seeks short stories on theme of Love and Sacrifice for their second volume.  Pays $20. 
Deadline: July 1, 2020. Guidelines here.

Hawk & Cleaver publishers seek horror short stories to be narrated for its daily listeners. Pays $5.
Upcoming themes: Ghost Ships. Deadline: July 1, 2020.
Immortality. Deadline July 14, 2020
Underwater. Deadline August 1, 2020
The Dark Web. Deadline August 14, 2020
Guidelines here.

See Brian Henry’s schedule hereincluding writing workshops, weekly writing classes, and weekend retreats in Algonquin Park, Alliston, Bolton, Barrie, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Collingwood, Georgetown, Georgina, Guelph, Hamilton, Jackson’s Point, Kitchener-Waterloo, London, Midland, Mississauga, New Tecumseth, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Sudbury, Toronto, Windsor, Woodstock, Halton, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York Region, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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