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, [ … ]

Literature and Human Rights (CFP for ACLA 2016)

Please consider submitting a paper to the following ACLA seminar:

Organizer: Sonali Perera, Hunter College, City University of New York (

Co-Organizer: Janice Ho, University of Colorado, Boulder (

This seminar will explore the historical and ideological conjunctions between literary forms and discourses of human rights. On the one hand, human rights have been celebrated for representing a [ … ]

CFP: ACLA 2016: “Poetry as Practice, Practice as Poetry”

CFP: ACLA 2016: “Poetry as Practice, Practice as Poetry”

Paper abstracts sought for the American Comparative Literature Association’s Annual Meeting, 17-20 March, 2016, Harvard University. Abstracts due 23 September, 2015.
Papers due March 2016.

We invite scholars from across the disciplines, poets, and poet-critics to submit abstracts for papers on the topic below for inclusion in our [ … ]

Call for participation: Twitter-based, long-form collaborative poem

I’m interested in working on a series of collaborative, long-form poems using Twitter as a writing platform. As a constraint-based system (140 characters, one line at a time), Twitter lends itself to exquisite corpse-like compositions, and for this project I would like to extend that work to include appropriated language, chance operations, overwriting of each [ … ]

Nerve Lantern : Call for Submissions

Nerve Lantern: Axon of Performance Literature, a journal of experimental performance texts and texts about performance, is preparing a supplemental digital issue that will pay tribute to Yoko Ono, with guest editors Joel Allegretti and Jay Besemer. The editors are seeking performance texts that interpret and respond to Ono’s Fluxus art, instruction pieces, and ideas.

Submit [ … ]

Call for Essays on Latino/a Poetics

Latino/a Poetics is a one-of-a-kind collection of essays that gathers thinking about Latino/a poetry and its nature and function from Latino/a poets in the United States from all walks of life. This anthology collects essays on the art of poetry by new, emerging, and established Latino/a poets. Latino/a Poetics will be useful for first-time and [ … ]

Announcing a journal of translation

Jacataqua, “home” to an anthology of American poetry ( and French translations of Barrett Watten’s Plasma / Parallels / “X”, Lyn Hejinian’s Gesualdo and Ron Silliman’s Albany, is happy to announce publication of a pdf journal and shorter, bi-monthly, chapbook-like bulletins. The journal’s name changes every issue, Tom Clark style.

Issue #1 - Jongler 1 [ … ]



2015 Poetry Contest Submission Guidelines

Contact:  Jan Marin Tramontano

The Hudson Valley Writers Guild is pleased to announce this year’s poetry contest. Cash prizes will be awarded to first ($100), second ($75), and third place ($50) poems. The winning poets will be invited to read their winning submissions at [ … ]

CFP MMLA: Creative Writing II (Prose) – Deadline Extended

2015 MMLA Convention

Call for Papers: Permanent Section – Creative Writing II (Prose)

Border(ing) Anxiety: Constructions of a Biopolitical Other

The force of biopolitics in contemporary society marks boundaries beyond geopolitical borders, inscribing otherness on bodies simultaneously necessary to the functioning of society, while abjecting them as dangerous to the very fabric of that society; an anxiety that [ … ]

Modernism in the Green, CFP Modernist Studies Association, November 19-22nd

This is a call for papers for Modernism in the Green, a panel for MSA17 in Boston, Mass next fall. We’re especially interested in poetics-minded projects, so please consider submitting an abstract.

For all its many urban topographies, the literary landscape of modernism contains a startling array of greens, from public and national parks to vacant [ … ]

CFP MMLA – Border(ing) Anxiety: Constructions of a Biopolitical Other

MMLA – Creative Writing II: Prose

The force of biopolitics in contemporary society marks boundaries beyond geopolitical borders, inscribing otherness on bodies simultaneously necessary to the functioning of society, while abjecting them as dangerous to the very fabric of that society; an anxiety that reimagines and reproduces disciplinary power structures employed in the regulation, control, and [ … ]

Barzakh Call for Submissions

Barzakh Spring 2015 Issue: “Rage”

Deadline: April 15, 2015

                   NOTE TO ALL WRITERS, ARTISTS, SCHOLARS, MALCONTENTS! We want your RAGE. For its Spring 2015 Issue, Barzakh will soak, self-immolate, and spiral in conceptions of rage. We want your raving, rabid, wanton, wrathful submissions—the flares of the sympathetic nervous system, sparks of [ … ]

Loose Change Is Live and Reading Submissions

Loose Change Is Live and Reading Submissions through March 15


Loose Change 5.1 is live! Featuring work by Pam Brown, Bruce Covey, Clare Louise Harmon, Timothy Liu, Matthew Nye, Coco Owen, D. A. Powell, Marthe Reed, Joanna Ruocco, Donna Stonecipher, Megan Volpert, Keith Waldrop, Mark Young, and many others.


We are reading submissions in all categories for issue [ … ]

National Poetry Month 2015 Project: PoMoSco

Registration is open through February 1, 2015,  for the Found Poetry Review’s National Poetry Month project, PoMoSco (short for Poetry Month Scouts). During the month of April, join the more than 150 poets who have already signed up for the project  in earning up to 30 merit badges for completing writing prompts [ … ]

CFP (deadline 15 Nov): New Generation to Next Generation 2014: Three Decades of British and Irish Poetry

New Generation to Next Generation 2014: Three Decades of British and Irish Poetry, 13-14 March 2015, Institute of English Studies, London

Currently, poets and speakers attending the conference include: Paul Farley, Patience Agbabi, Hannah Lowe, Helen Mort, and Tom Chivers (publisher at Penned in the Margins).


This two-day conference, organized by the Institute of English [ … ]

Call For Work: Loose Change Magazine

Loose Change, a journal of new writing from the WonderRoot Center for Arts and Social Change in Atlanta, is relaunching in January with work by Charles Alexander, Eric Baus, Pam Brown, Bhanu Kapil, Douglas A. Martin, Miranda Mellis, Simon Perchik, Deborah Poe, Joanna Ruocco, and Keith Waldrop, among others, and is still accepting submissions [ … ]


Yale University
Whitney Humanities Center
March 6-7, 2015

Keynote Speakers:
Karen Pinkus (Cornell)
Ara H. Merjian (NYU)

Closing Round Table:
Francesco Casetti (Yale)
Giuseppe Mazzotta (Yale)
David Ward (Wellesley)

2015 marks the fortieth anniversary of the death of Pier Paolo Pasolini, the renowned Italian essayist, novelist, filmmaker, and poet. The conference offered by the Department of Italian at [ … ]

Call for Submissions: Responses to Ebola

The impact of the Ebola virus is devastating. People around the world are mustering to offer aid. In addition to physical and monetary assistance, we can offer solidarity, hope, and art. These things matter, too.

At Broadsided Press (, we believe art and literature are as necessary as the news to understanding the world. They [ … ]

Monday Night: issue 13 + submission period open

Our 13th issue is now up at! Featuring work from:

Lyndsey Ellis
Jonathan Danielson
Caroline Goodwin
Genevieve Manset
Alexandra Mattraw
Christopher Mulrooney
Mary Switalski

Purchase a print copy online or at these fine bookstores: Quimby’s (Chicago) | City Lights Bookstore (San Francisco) | Pegasus Fine Books (Berkeley) |

Call for Work: Poetry, International Exhibition and Anthology

Dear Poet,
from 8th to 31st October the international exhibition OLE.01 will take place at Royal Palace in Naples; I will exhibit there the interactive installation “Big Splash”, which consists of digital photography on the theme of water + poems from around the world. You are invited to participate in the network of poets with [ … ]

Call for work: On Barcelona

New work always wanted–poetry, fiction, non-fiction, visual. Please send
to with your name and On Barcelona in the subject line.
Please do not send work by clicking on reply to this notice.

We’re open anytime, day or night. If you haven’t seen On Barcelona, click
on the link below.


Poetry can be so many [ … ]

30 days to the Nerve Lantern submission deadline

30 DAYS to the Submission Deadline!

Nerve Lantern: Axon of Performance Literature

continues to accept submissions to issue 8.

Deadline: Sept 1, 2014


Nerve Lantern is a journal of experimental performance texts and texts about performance, supporting a range of forms, including poets’ theatre and page-as-stage, published by Pyriform Press and edited by Ellen Redbird.

Manifesting the Female Epic: this is our call for work

Hi Everyone, Sarah Anne Cox and I are editing a new anthology for my new press, Lark. Here is some of the info and you can find more via the link. Please share in an expansive manner. And happy summer. Elizabeth Treadwell

Manifesting the Female Epic is an anthology of poetry, essay, enactment, discussion, incantation, adaptation, edited [ … ]