January 2022 eLitPak
Calls for Submissions, New Issues, Book Awards, 2022 Writing Events
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The Caribbean Writer
The Caribbean Writer (TCW)—Where the Caribbean Imagination Embraces the World—is an international, refereed, literary journal with a Caribbean focus, founded in 1986 and published annually by the University of the Virgin Islands. TCW features new and exciting voices from the region, and beyond, that explores the diverse and multi-ethnic culture in poetry, short fiction, personal essays, creative nonfiction, and short plays. Submissions open annually January 10 through December 31. Visit website.
20% off Your First Class at Caesura Poetry Workshop
Caesura Poetry Workshop aims to inspire, educate, and energize poets of all backgrounds through affordable Zoom workshops hosted by award-winning poet John Sibley Williams. Workshops include poem analysis, group discussion, writing prompts, poem critiques, and writing time. Come join our growing community! 1-1 personalized workshops, coaching, and manuscript critiques to keep you writing and inspired also available. Visit website.
Call for Submissions: Navigations - A Place for Peace
Deadline: March 10, 2022
Each issue of About Place Journal, the arts publication of the Black Earth Institute, focuses on a specific theme. From January 1 to March 10, we'll be accepting submissions for our Spring 2022 issue Navigations: A Place for Peace. Our mission: to have art address the causes of spirit, earth, and society; to protect the earth; and to build a more just and interconnected world. We publish prose, poetry, visual art, photography, video, and music which fit the current theme. Visit website.
A Breakthrough Experience for Writers of Fantasy/Science Fiction/Horror
Have you ever wished you could attend your own private writing workshop that would teach you exactly what you need to know, at the right pace for you, and provide feedback and guidance in extensive one-on-one sessions? That's Your Personal Odyssey Writing Workshop. It's an intensive, personalized, one-on-one online workshop experience combining advanced lectures, expert feedback, and deep mentoring. Visit website.
The Reading Period for Consequence is Now Open
Deadline: April 15, 2022
The reading period for Consequence Volume 14.2 is now open. We are after any and all literary work or visual art that deals with the human consequences and realities of war and/or geopolitical violence, but we are especially after translations, fiction, and nonfiction pieces. BIPOC and people from other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to submit. Visit website.
Now Open for Entries
Deadline: March 31, 2022
The 16th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards (NIEA) are open to all English language printed books available for sale, including small presses, mid-size independent publishers, university presses, and self-published authors. NIEA is proud to be a champion of self-publishing and small independent presses going the extra mile to produce books of excellence in every aspect. Visit website.
Issue 84 of Kaleidoscope Published this Month! Accepting Submissions Year-Round
Resilience is the common thread running through the work selected for this issue, which includes writing by authors in India, Bahrain, Australia and across the United States. A pioneer in its field, Kaleidoscope magazine publishes literature and artwork that creatively explores the experience of disability. Submit your best work to us today! Visit our website for more information.
Elk River Writers Workshop: Voices. Elevated.
Our workshop embodies the idea that deep, communal experiences with the wild open the door to creativity. Students who are serious about fostering a connection with place will work with some of the most celebrated nature writers in the U.S. For our 2022 workshop, we welcome faculty members Camille Dungy, Sean Hill, J. Drew Lanham, Beth Piatote, and Laura Pritchett. Visit website.
We're Eager to Read Your Best!
Our editors read your work carefully and get back within a month. We're open in all genres. Send us your favorites. We're honored to read them. Visit website.
2022 Michael Waters Poetry Prize
Deadline: February 1, 2022
A prize of $5,000 and publication by SIR Press is awarded annually for a collection of poetry written in English. All entries are considered for publication. Michael Waters is the final judge. Entrants receive a one-year subscription to Southern Indiana Review. Visit website.
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