Archive for September 6th, 2008


6 September 2008

Bent Pin Quarterly, an online journal, is currently seeking work for its October 2008 and January 2009 editions. Poetry, flash fiction, essay, and a form called Story within Story are needed.

After reading our submission guidelines at, please send an email with five works in the body of the text to

Different genres may be mixed in a single email. NOTE: Bent Pin does not open attachments. Please include your legal name and address on your submissions as well as any pen name under which you’d like to publish. Also include a short bio. No cover letter is required, but if you send one, it will be read.

Tammy Call for Submissions

6 September 2008

A new print journal, Tammy, arising from the Midwest, has begun its construction period and is currently taking open submissions up until October 1st, 2008.

A little about Tammy: Tammy is a print journal of poetry and prose published biannually. Tammy’s editors write and work out of Chicago, Minneapolis, and Saint Louis. Stemming from the urgency to create a physical home, Tammy features writing from the esteemed fringes and unguarded egresses of American letters.

Although not exclusively, Tammy especially looks forward to reading the work of writers who have continued honing their craft within MFA programs throughout the states.

Tammy submissions can be mailed to the following addresses: or

Lunch Hour Stories 2008 VERY Short Story and Narrative Prose Poem Contest

6 September 2008

Lunch Hour Stories magazine announces its annual VERY Short Story and Narrative Prose Poem Contest, deadline December 31, 2008. THREE winners will receive cash prizes, free copies, and publication in a print anthology. Up to NINE additional winners will receive publication.

Stories and poems should be narrative in nature and written in paragraph form only. They should be previously unpublished and 500 words or less each. Send as many as you wish. All stories/poems, regardless of genre or theme (except children’s, religious, nonfiction, and erotica) will be considered. We’re open to anything, so send us your most creative work! Visually beautiful, moving or humorous, we want it all. Simultaneous submissions are okay, too.

Send one copy and a $5 non-refundable reading fee per entry (SASE optional) to: VSS/PP CONTEST, Lunch Hour Stories, PMB 1117, 22833 Bothell Everett Hwy, Ste 110, Bothell, WA, 98021, USA. Or, submit via email to and pay online at

Complete submission guidelines and contest entry details can be found at Thank you for supporting Lunch Hour Stories magazine, and Good luck!

Kartika Review Call for Submissions

6 September 2008

Kartika Review is accepting submissions for upcoming issues of our online Asian American literary magazine at

We accept: fiction, flash fiction, creative nonfiction, essays, poetry and visual art by Asian American artists.

We are a quarterly journal We read submissions all year. Simultaneous submission are okay, but please notify us immediately if your work has been accepted elsewhere.

Full submission guidelines, including the email addresses for submitting work, are available at our website:

Kartika Review serves the Asian American community and those involved with Diasporic Asian-inspired literature. We scout for compelling Asian American creative writing and artwork to present to the public at large. Our editors actively solicit contributions from established virtuosos in our community in hopes their works here will inspire the next generation of virtuosos. We also want to promote emerging writers and artists we foresee to be the future powerhouses of their craft. Ultimately, Kartika strives to create a literary forum that caters to and celebrates the wordsmiths of the Asian Diaspora.