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Submission and Pitching Opportunities: January 7, 2021

We publish submission roundups at least twice a month. Here’s our list of literary magazines and contest opportunities for January 7, 2022.

The Bookends Review is an independent creative arts journal dedicated to bringing you the best original fiction, nonfiction, poetry, interviews, essays, book reviews, and visual/musical works from around the world.

The Bookends Review is looking for “good creative and/or intellectual work,” including: features (up to 3,000 words), creative nonfiction (up to 3,000 words), flash fiction (up to 1,000 words), short stories (1,001-3,000 words), poetry, and multimedia work.

Submissions close January 31, 2022.

Read the complete submission guidelines here.

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Dinner Bell Mag is a weird food publication that publishes nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and visual art loosely themed around food.

Dinner Bell Mag is currently accepting submissions for its third edition. Submissions should be no more than 1,000 words and must be previously unpublished. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual art are all considered. Dinner Bell Mag loves “play, experimentation, and altered forms.

There is no submission fee. Submissions close January 31, 2022.

Read the complete submission guidelines here.

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Driftwood Press is a bi-annual literary magazine founded in Tampa, FL.

Driftwood Press is currently accepting submissions for their in-house poetry and fiction contests. For fiction, submission should be between 1,000 and 5,000 words and must be previously unpublished. For poetry, submitters may send up to five poems for consideration; each poem must not exceed 60 lines.

Fiction submissions cost $12 and the winner will receive $500. Poetry submissions cost $10 and the winner will receive $400.

Submissions close January 15, 2022.

Find complete submission guidelines on Submittable here.

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Paper Brigade is the Jewish Book Council’s Annu­al Lit­er­ary Journal and is named in hon­or of the group of writ­ers and intel­lec­tu­als in the Vil­na Ghet­to who res­cued thou­sands of Jew­ish books and doc­u­ments from destruc­tion by the Nazis.

Paper Brigade  seeks to expand com­mon­ly held ideas of what con­sti­tutes the Jew­ish expe­ri­ence and is currently seeking short stories for their 2022 issue. Submissions should be between 1,500 and 1,700 words and must be previously unpublished.

There is a $3 submission fee. All authors will be paid for published work. Submissions close February 1, 2022.

Read the complete guidelines and submit here.

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VISIBLE is a nonprofit creative publication designed to amplify the voices of individuals living with  invisible disabilities.

VISIBLE  is currently seeking submissions in both poetry and prose for its first issue. Submissions are welcome from anyone who has the experience of living with an invisible disability (such as mental health conditions, chronic pain, brain injuries, autoimmune diseases, autism, etc.).

There is no submission fee. Submissions close February 1, 2022.

Read the complete submission guidelines here.

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Do you know of a literary magazine with an upcoming submission deadline you'd like to see included on a future list? Please email our editor, Eliza, at [email protected] to make a suggestion.

Stella Cabot Wilson is an Associate Editor for Don't Write Alone and Catapult. She grew up in Colorado and Wyoming and has lived in Birmingham, Alabama, and New York City. You can find her on Twitter @ssrosecw .