Publishing & Journalism:

Dickens, Darwin, and (productive?) distillation of the work day.

The Paris Review in Trump times.

Stripping 30 years from a wall and another provocative erasure.

‘Minaj wasn’t acting out or behaving outlandishly so much as revealing the crude framework behind the manufacture of celebrity.’

After ‘many false dawns,’ a British self-published thriller writer gets his five-figures.

Good practices: abolish audiobook-shame and stop envying the agents.

‘By building on a relationship of trust, he captured these modern Dakota/Lakota warriors in portraits that echo those taken of their ancestors.’

Submittable’s first Eliza So Fellow, Melissa R. Sipin, on research, trauma, ice cream, and survival.

Some Opportunities:

Broken Pencil, Canada’s magazine of zine culture and the independent arts, is accepting zines from all over the world, in search of the finest underground publications.

Foglifter welcomes daring and thoughtful queer work, in all forms.

This year’s Fairy Tale Review awards for poetry and prose will be judged by Aimee Nezhukumatathil and Helen Oyeyemi, respectively.

Hippocampus Magazine is currently accepting book queries and proposals for its Small Press Division.

Even if you miss The Molotov Cocktail’s Shadow Award deadline, you can still send dark and offbeat, strange and surreal poetry, during their Procrastinator’s Special extension.

Barrelhouse seeks essays that deal, in one way or another, with pop culture.

Lime Hawk is a quarterly online journal of environment, culture, and sustainabilityfeaturing new poetry, prose, and visual art each season.

Room’s annual fiction and poetry contests are open to women, trans, two-spirited, and genderqueer people.

In its Winter issue, The Stinging Fly will include a special feature focused on the inadequate supply of affordable housing in Ireland.

The annual Rattle Poetry Prize offers $10,000 for a single poem, to be published in the winter issue of the magazine.

Stake your claim in the infinite warehouse of desert, concrete, insects, and dissolvable ceilings: send work for Vol. 8 of The Suburban Review.

The PEN Center USA Literary Awards program is accepting teleplays by writers living west of the Mississippi River.

Film & Performance:

Dance/NYC invites eligible New York City metropolitan area dance groups to submit proposals for two-year general support awards of $5,000–$15,000 annually.


The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts seeks art projects that incorporate the idea of compressed text into the work.

The Fleisher Art Memorial Wind Challenge Exhibition is an annual juried competition for Philadelphia artists.

O+ Festivals, exchanging the art of medicine for the medicine of art, has opportunities in Kingston, Poughkeepsie, and Haverhill.

Female-identified artists worldwide are invited to send artwork for Woman Made Gallery’s 20th International Open.

Photographers are invited to submit a single image on the theme of ‘Geometry’ for Passporte’s current Salon.

ArtCenter/South Florida has a number of open calls, including a fellowship, exchange program, and various exhibitions.


The Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition celebrates the best audio storytelling produced worldwide.

The West Windsor Arts Council invites singer/songwriter individuals or duos to apply to perform at WwacFest.

Creative Job Opportunities:

Milkweed has openings for a Marketing Director, and for its fall internship program.

The Missing Slate invites passionate, motivated, self-starters to join their team.

Find Submittable opportunities here.


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