Publishing & Journalism:

The art-loving robot poised to become your new favorite texting partner.

Why isn’t your query working?

‘Somewhere, in every poem, there are words that shine forth, light up, almost as if plugged in.’

This artist-created instrument is becoming a global street music sensation.

‘i come from two countries/one is thirsty/the other is on fire/both need water’

An iconic image, borne of grape-devouring insects.

Investigating the value of social media for the published author.

Some Opportunities:

Poetry wanted by Big Lucks, particularly from writers often excluded from traditional and/or academic literary spheres.

Arts & Letters’ Unclassifiables Contest, judged by Michael Martone, invites writing that blurs, bends, blends, erases, or obliterates genre and other labels.

Poetry, prose, and visual art wanted by Swamp Ape Review, which encourages work that subverts expectations of both content and form, and unsettles assumptions of what is possible.

Black Lawrence Press offers literary consultations for individual essays and full-length creative nonfiction manuscripts, as well as for poetry collections and chapbooks.

Writers who live, work in, or write about Inland Southern California are invited to send poetry, fiction, and nonfiction to Inlandia: A Literary Journey. 

The Young Muslim Writers Awards seek short stories, plays, journalism, and more, from writers ages 5-16.

SAND, a literary journal based in Berlin, features poetry, short stories, creative nonfiction, flash fiction, translations, and visual art.

‘Resistance’ is the theme of Ambit Magazine’s annual poetry competition.

Do you have a fresh take on publishing, submitting, rejection, creativity, craft, or digital media? We’d love to check it out.

Film & Performance:

North Carolina-based documentary filmmakers, or those whose work takes place in North Carolina, are invited to apply for the Southern Documentary Fund’s Filmmaking Grants.

The International Documentary Association offers development funding opportunities for documentary film projects.

Filmmakers from around the world are encouraged to apply to the Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival, put on by the Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP).


The first prize for The Woven Tale Press’ painting competition, and literary competition, is a creative retreat in the Hamptons. Other prizes include cash and publication.

Flow Photofest invites submissions to its Open Competition in photography, exploring the theme of ‘People and Place’.

3Elements Review is looking for art and photography representing at least one of the following three elements: ‘Peppermint, Breach, Scale.’ Also seeking written works on the same themes.

Visual art, comics/graphic literature, and photo essays, wanted by Stoneboat. 

The Power Institute invites applications from visual artists of all kinds to its Terrence and Lynette Fern Cité Internationale des Arts Residency Fellowship, in Paris.

New York-area visual artists born outside of the United States are encouraged to apply to the New York Foundation for the Art (NYFA)’s Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program.  


Flock is looking for new lullabies, experimental lullabies, spoken word, percussion, etc – any audio project with a lullaby spirit.

Spoken word sought by Hawai’i Review, which also has open calls for fiction, creative translation, multimedia works, and more.

Creative Job Opportunities:

Sculpture Park Manager wanted by Salem Art Works.

The National Needlearts Association (TNNA) invites class proposals from teachers for two upcoming trade shows.

Find Submittable job opportunities here.




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