Mistake House seeks immediate submissions

Mistake House, an online literary magazine, seeks submissions from graduate and undergraduate students currently enrolled for its third issue. Up to three poems may be submitted and at a maximum of 40 lines per poem. Fictional pieces should be no more than 5,000 words. Pieces should be written in English.

Submissions should include a cover letter that includes a brief bio, the name of the university attending, degree and major. Contact information and a brief statement of why work is a good fit for Mistake house also needs to be included. For complete guidelines, visit the website.

Entry costs $3. Visit the Submittable page to enter. Deadline is Mar. 5.

Last Call for About Place Journal Bi-annual Contest 

This literary journal is dedicated to reforging the links between art and spirit, earth and society. This issue will explore the United States South.

Submissions may include up to 3 poems which do not exceed 50 lines each. Essays, creative nonfiction, and other prose should not exceed 4,000 words. Art Submissions should not exceed more than 5 photos, paintings, or prints. All submissions must be accompanied by a bio which does not exceed 150 words at the bottom of the submission, and may include your website. For complete details, visit the website. Deadline is Mar. 8.

Missouri Review seeks submissions

The Missouri Review’s 2017 Miller Audio Competition has opened. Students are encouraged to submit poetry, prose, audio documentary, and humor pieces. Winners in each category will receive $1,000 and runners-up will still be featured on the podcast. All entrants will receive a one-year digital subscription to the Missouri Review.

Entry fees are pay-by-donation, students can decide what to pay when entering. Use the Submittable page to enter. For complete details, visit their website. Deadline is Mar. 15.

Storm Cellar accepts flash writing

Storm Cellar, a literary magazine, is currently on the hunt for aesthetically ambitious writing for the print journal and the Force Majeure Flash Contest. Storm Cellar tends to emphasize minority voices from the Midwest, but everyone is welcome to apply. Force Majeure Flash Contest stories must be less than 1,000 words. First place winner will win $300 and two runners-up will each earn $100. Multiple entries are accepted. For more details, visit the website. Use the Submittable page to enter.

Entry costs $5 for one submitted flash piece or $12 for up to three pieces in one document. Deadline is Apr. 30.

Submit published material and win again

Sequestrum, a literary journal of new prose and poetry, is hosting a reprint contest. The Editor’s Reprint Award will earn the top writers of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry $200 and publication in the journal. Runners-up will also be published and receive $25. Submissions must be previously published to be considered.

To read the full details for each category, visit the website. To enter, use the Submittable page. Entry fee is $15. Submit by Apr. 30.

Profane Nonfiction and Fiction Prizes now open

Profane, a print journal, publishes poems, essays, and stories. The Profane Nonfiction Prize and Profane Fiction Prize winners will each earn $1,000. Entrants are permitted to submit up to 2 pieces in each contest, up to 7,500 cumulative words. Simultaneous submissions are permitted, but if a piece is accepted elsewhere, it must be promptly withdrawn. In addition to being in print, all of our past issues are available online. To find see past winners, check out the website. For more details and guidelines, check out the contest page.

Entry costs $10 for each contest. Deadline is July 31.

Swamp Ape Review requests submissions

Swamp Ape Review, Florida Atlantic University’s national literary journal, seeks submissions for 2018 online and print issues.  Students are encouraged to submit fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and even visual art pieces that echo the hybrid nature of the publication. Prose entries should be equal if not more than 9,000 words. No more than five poems may be submitted. View the full guidelines on the Submittable page.

All genres cost $3 to enter. Deadline is Aug. 1.

NBC and Twitter Jobs Available

Twitter’s NYC office is growing and encourage graduating students to apply. Available jobs include: Campaign Planner, Campaign Strategist, and Brand Program Manager.

NBC has three open freelance positions managing our social media efforts at NBC Sports in Stamford, CT. These are entry-level positions for candidates that have a passion for social media and a knowledge of sports. The positions available include: Social Media Community Manager – NBC Sports Soccer, Social Media Community Manager – NASCAR on NBC, and Social Media Community Manager – NBC Sports.


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