Calls For Submissions

by Subprimal Editors ● Updated: Apr 19, 2018

This section contains calls for submissions from other publications. If you need more information about one of these listings, please contact that publication. Have a publication? Create a call for submissions, no charge.

Mastodon Publishing

Accepting submissions: All Year

Mastodon Publishing is open for full-length submissions in all literary and commercial genres, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, essays, and special interest (cookbooks, academic, YA, and others). Our goal is to bring diverse and uncensored writing to life in many shapes and forms. All of our novels and select other titles receive a 2K digital ad campaign upon launch. Please visit our website and submittable page for more information.

C&R Press

Accepting submissions: All Year

C&R Press is open for full length manuscripts in all categories, including novels, poetry, short story collections, creative non-fiction, memoir, experimental and hybrid work. We encourage female, minority, LGBT, immigrant, progressive and submerged voices to submit. C&R Press is committed to publishing books from new and emerging writers whose work might otherwise be ignored by commercial publishers. We are interested in supporting authors whose thoughtful and imaginative contribution to contemporary literature deserves recognition and support.

C&R Press submissions are also open for our Winter Soup Bowl Chapbook and New York reading series. Soup Bowl Chapbooks are between 20-45 pages of material not including front matter. Winners will receive ten copies of the book and a hosted reading in Brooklyn, NYC. Entries are open until April 21, 2018.

For more information, visit our website.

The Matador Review

Accepting submissions: Mar 01, 2018 — May 31, 2018

Alternative art and literature magazine The Matador Review is accepting submissions for the Summer 2018 publication. We publish poetry, fiction, flash fiction, and creative non-fiction, inviting all unpublished literature written in the English language (and translations that are accompanied by the original text) as well as many forms of visual art. The call for submissions will end May 31.

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Ayris Magazine

Ayris is produced by undergraduates who receive academic credit for their work.

Burnside Review

Burnside Review is a small-press publisher, located in Portland, Oregon.

Cerise Press

Cerise Press, an international online journal based in the United States and France

Dirty Chai

Dirty Chai is a quarterly publication that features a wide variety of fiction, poetry, non-fiction/essay, and visual art.

Ditch Poetry

ditch, where you find poetry that's off the main road.

Four Way Review

Four Way Review is a biannual electronic literary journal

Moon Magazine

A magazine of personal and universal reflections

New Pages

News, information and guides to independent bookstores, independent publishers, literary magazines.

Poetry Salzburg Review

English Poetry published at the University of Salzburg


Qarrtsiluni offers electronic delivery of original poetry, prose, and art

Scapegoat Review

Scapegoat is dedicated to publishing work that is original and thought-provoking


Ebook publisher

Sugared Water Magazine

A small journal that makes the covers of their editions by hand

Trainless Magazine

Long nights and long days, Tired legs and unwashed hands, Mountains and deserts and dangerous people, And where you go when you're trainless.

Vestal Review

Vestal Review is the oldest magazine dedicated exclusively to flash fiction.

World City Stories

A creative space for people who enjoy reading and writing stories.