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Opportunities for writers: February 2022 calls for submissions

Here are the deadlines that caught our eye this month.

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Volney Road Review: Poetry and prose

Screenplays, plays, novel excerpts, poems, and fiction and nonfiction stories are welcome for consideration in Volney Road Review’s issue 4.2. Submit by Feb. 1.


Lucky Jefferson: ‘Gibberish’ submissions

This literary journal seeks poems, essays, flash fiction, art, and hybrid forms for its ninth issue, which has a “Gibberish” theme. Submit by Feb. 13.


Run Amok Crime: Crime fiction

Run Amok Crime is on the hunt for stories for its upcoming anthology, Jacked: An Anthology of Crime Stories. Submit stories of any length up to 10,000 words by Feb. 15.



3rd Wednesday: Poetry

Submit up to three unpublished poems to 3rd Wednesday’s annual poetry contest. Poems that do not win will still be considered for publication in the journal with the author’s permission. Submit by Feb. 15.



Fiction International: “Dream” fiction & nonfiction

Fiction International’s editors seek fiction, nonfiction, and indeterminate prose up to 5,000 words relating to the theme of “Dream.” Submit by Feb 16.


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Don’t forget to also consider entering our Annual Essay Contest, which closes on Feb. 28! The winning entry will receive $1,000 and publication in our magazine. Learn more at