Call for Submissions: Container

Container invites submissions of original poetry, fiction, nonfiction and other text-based work of any length – ranging from a single piece to a full length manuscript – to develop into limited-quantity text objects and artist’s books (think: a poetry manuscript published on a fold-out map, a short story printed on a milk carton, a novel rolled [ … ]

Rascal: Issue 1 Live

Dear Friends,

After decades of dreaming, years of planning, months of cultivating and hundreds of hours of work, issue one of Rascal: a journal of ecology, literature and art, edited by yours truly, has been published and is freely available in a variety of formats, including multiple online layouts, downloadable e-books, and two audio [ … ]

Rascal: Call for Submissions

Rascal, a new literary, art and photography journal, is now accepting submissions:

Unthemed, but ecological work will always catch our eye.
We pay $20 per acceptance for poetry, art and photography, and $0.02 per word for essays.
All contributors are automatically entered into a pool for annual editor’s choice awards.
For poetry, send 1-7 poems (up to [ … ]

CFP: Creative Writing II, Poetry at MMLA 2017 – Deadline Extended to 4/15/17

The Creative Writing II: Poetry section of the Midwest Modern Language Association is accepting proposals for scholarly and literary presentations that examine, complicate, or challenge concepts of poetry as an act of resistance.

We welcome papers, poetry, and digital poetics projects. We are especially interested in critical-creative works that are socially conscious and politically engaged.

Please send [ … ]

Reminder: 2017

Dear poets and visual poets and artists,
So far i’ve received around 30 poems/visual pieces for 2017, A Celebration of Women. Please see the guidelines and send me something by the end of February:

I want to be able to provide our audience with variety and range of poetry and visual poetry from all over [ … ]

Call for submissions for 2017

Happy 2017, friends of AngelHousePress,

Here’s the call for 2017. It’s a bit different this year in that we have a theme. Please send work as soon as you can. I’m hoping to have a balance of 15 visual pieces/poems & 15 text-based poems.

ANGELHOUSEPRESS PRESENTS 2017 – A Celebration of Women 2017 will be [ … ]

AngelHousePress Presents Experiment-O, Issue 9.0

Experiment-O, Issue 9 features poetry, art, asemic writing and visual poetry from Argentina, Canada, Tunisia and USA:

You can also access the site & download the issue on your smart phones.

Thanks to the contributors: Sacha Archer, Dominic Boucher, J.C Bouchard, Joel Chace, Nathan Dueck, Carrie Hunter, Jenny MacBain-Stephens, J.F. Martel, Mado Reznik, Sarah [ … ] 2017: A Celebration of Women

It’s early days, but I’ve decided that 2017 will be a celebration of women: women of colour, indigenous women, trans women, the famous, the notorious, the well known, the unknown, the forgotten, the murdered, the abused, the healing, family members, friends, women from all sexual orientations, all walks and stations of life, all ages, [ … ]

Nerve Lantern Call for Submissions

Nerve Lantern is accepting submissions for issue 10.

Especially of interest:
Poets theater texts
Experimental plays in which poetry is key
Texts particularly performative on the page
Interviews of performance writers
Reviews of poets theater shows
Statements of performance writing poetics
Essays on performance writing

Deadline: October 1, 2016

Maximum 10 pages. Please include a message with a [ … ]

CFW: #BlackArtMatters

Unlikely Stories Mark V is enthusiastically accepting submissions for a special issue:#BlackArtMattersWe are accepting submissions through August 15, 2016.

#BlackArtMatters will be a celebration of the incredible continuing contributions of Black artists to the global dialogue. We’re looking for poetry, spoken word (videos and audio), fiction, creative non-fiction, other forms of literature, music, sound art, short movies, [ … ]

Announcing A Close Reading Service for New Women Poets


A Close Reading Service

for New Women Poets


WHAT:           I will read five pages of your free verse or prose poetry, offer editing suggestions and possibly suggest poetry to read;

WHO:             new poets, not yet published with a press (chapbook or spine), who identify as women; must be avid readers of contemporary poetry;

HOW:             send poetry to [ … ]

CFP: Appetite

Please submit and pass on to friends:

Appetite and Creativity

SLSA (Society for Literature, Science and the Arts) Annual Conference

Atlanta, GA, November 3-6, 2016

In keeping with the conference theme of “Creativity,” this panel will think
about how appetite might instigate novelty. If ingestion transforms us on
multiple physical, emotional and cognitive levels, what can be said about

(De)Coding Beauty: a conversation/interview about concrete poetry with S. Cearley

In the latest offering for the AngelHousePress Essay Series, i talk to S. Cearley about his concrete poetry and influences. Included in the interview are four of his marvelous works. 

Please visit to read the interview and check out other contributions to the series, [ … ]

Submit to South Asia’s no. 1 online journal of literature: Open Road Review

*Submit fiction, poetry, nonfiction and artwork to South Asia’s no. 1

journal of literature. Deadline for Issue 17 is 10 Apr 16. Check out the

guidelines at *

*Thank you,*

Kulpreet Yadav

New Delhi




“The fast-paced narrative and suspense-filled plot are components that make

the book read like a movie script.”


“High-Octane [ … ]

CFP – Digital Humanities – MMLA – Due April 5th

The Digital Humanities section of the Midwest Modern Language Association is accepting proposals for scholarly and literary presentations that examine, complicate, or challenge concepts of borders and bordering as imagined across multiple modes of digital production. The MMLA conference will take place in St. Louis, Missouri, November 10-13, 2016.

We invite proposals that broadly interpret [ … ]

CFP – Creative Writing II: Poetry – MMLA – Due April 5th

The Creative Writing II: Poetry section of the Midwest Modern Language Association is accepting proposals for scholarly and literary presentations that examine, complicate, or challenge concepts of borders and bordering as imagined across multiple modes of poetic and scholarly production. The MMLA conference will take place in St. Louis, Missouri, November 10-13, 2016.

We welcome [ … ]

Call for Submissions!

UPSTAIRS AT DUROC, the literary journal published in Paris, France, seeks submissions for its Issue #17. We publish English-language poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction and translations. We are especially interested in experimental forms, cross-genre work, prose poems and flash fiction. Standalone excerpts from longer works will also be considered. Submit no more than 5 poems, or [ … ]

AngelHousePress Presents “Sum: World Maps” by Gil McElroy

“Sum: World Maps” by Gil McElroy

In “Sum: Word Maps,” Gil McElroy offers a systematic and creative form of (dis)organization of text into visual poems in analogy with living organisms in order to free text from meaning, metaphor and connotation.

Thanks to Gil for his essay. I invite you to send me your essays, rants, manifestos, interviews, [ … ]

AngelHousePress wants yr essays, rants, statements, etc

You’re invited to send essays, rants, manifestos, responses, interviews, reviews, artistic statements for consideration for the AngelHousePress essay series. The work can be unpublished or previously published as long as you hold copyright. The site contains prose from writers and artists in Canada, USA, Europe and Australia.

Please send pdf files with bio appended at the [ … ] call for submissions

I invite you to send me poems and visual poems for consideration for the April 2016  issue of This year I’ve opted for a free-for-all approach. Send whatever you like. Let’s see what sticks to the internet.

The DEADLINE is February 28, 2016.

Send poems to Amanda at angelhousepress dot com .

Visual poems must [ … ]

pINK fLOYD by Fred C. Applebaum @ Delete Press

Delete Press is pleased to announce the latest in our e-series

a series of rock opera sketches
by Fred C. Applebaum

available for free at:


Delete Press is accepting unsolicited full-length poetry manuscripts for consideration until the end of the month.  Publication in 2016.  Details on are available at

CFW: Tribute Issue for Michelle Greenblatt

Unlikely Stories is still seeking submissions for “Devorah,” the Tribute Issue for our late Poetry Editor, Michelle Greenblatt. We seek tributes from any interested family, friends, and associates. We are interested in:

Eulogies, in any written, visual, or multimedia form, created to honor Michelle
Elegies, in any written, visual, or multimedia form, that seem appropriate to [ … ]

Province of Numb Errs // available from BlazeVOX [books]

// new book is available for pre-order, Province of Numb Errs, from BlazeVOX [books]:

// huge thank-you to Geoffrey Gatza whose generosity in support of poetry seems to have no bounds, + Michael Farrell, Ruth Lepson, and Tyrone Williams for their kind and thoughtful commentary.

// please do consider purchasing a copy direct from the publisher.

// [ … ]

Submit to Monday Night by Dec 15

Dear friends and colleagues – Monday Night’s reading period is open for another month. Submit poems, prose and things-in-between by December 15. Monday Night is now solely online, an annual publication, based in Oakland since 2001. I hope to see your work in the inbox soon!

- Jessica Wickens, Co-Editor


poetry: Submit up to [ … ]

Poetics: (The Next) 25 Years Conference — Proposals for Seminar-Workshops OPEN

The Poetics Program at SUNY, Buffalo is pleased to announce:

Submission of proposals for participation in Seminar-Workshops at Poetics: (The Next) 25 Years Conference — April 9-10, 2016 — is now OPEN.

Please see below for a general description of how seminars will run and for submission instructions.

For descriptions of specific seminars and a conference schedule:

Deadline [ … ]

Delete Press Open Call for Manuscripts

Delete Press is accepting submissions of full-length poetry manuscripts from now until the end of the year, December 31, for print publication in 2016.


Please send your manuscript as an attachment to:


Submissions will not be read blind.

One manuscript per person.

This is not a contest.

There is no fee to submit.


Delete Press is unable to promise monetary [ … ]

Irish Poetry Blog Call for Contributions

The ten year old Irish Poetry Blog is taking contributions. Please email with poetry, prose and anything else at all.

I have had the blog since moving to Dublin in 2005, after gaining a BA in Writing Studies and Drama, in my home town’s Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, with Bob Cobbing’s obituarist, the London poet, [ … ]