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Apr. 13th, 2013 | 12:34 pm

Mantis: A Journal of Poetry, Criticism, and Translation is looking for original poetry, translations, and criticism for itstwelfth issue. An annual publication, Mantis is housed at the Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages at Stanford University. It seeks out the work oftalented poets, translators, and critics from around the world. Recent contributorshave included Ben Doller, Yoko Tawada, Megad Levad, John Felstiner, G.C.Waldrep, and Nonna Slepakova.

Inpoetry, we’re interested in work from across a range of aesthetics, subjectmatters, and locales that is currently being written. We value evocativeimagery, a well-tuned ear, and an engagement with a poem’s shape or form. Intranslation we’re keen to expose our readers to compelling and unfamiliar work.We tend to choose translations by contemporary poets. 

Forfull submission guidelines (newly revised) and to propose a feature or bookreview, please see our website:


Specific questions can be addressed to mantispoetryATgmailDOTcom (Derek Mong), mantistranslationsATgmailDOTcom (Mark Bajus), mantisreviewsATgmailDOTcom (Chiyuma Elliott),or to our Managing Edtior (Virginia Ramos) via the website above.


Call for Submissions: Revolution House

The editors of Revolution House Magazine are currently reading submissions of poetry, nonfiction, short stories, flash fiction, and graphic stories for issue 3.1, due late spring/early summer 2013.

We are particularly in the market for short fiction, long fiction, fiction of all stripes, weirder fiction, realistic fiction, fiction that moves the reader in some way. Got fiction? Please send to us, with our thanks.
Peruse previous issues and submissions guidelines here http://revolutionhousemag.com/.

Revolution House doesn’t care if you have a hundred publication credits or if this is your first attempt. Send us your poems, your stories, your moments of shining truth, and we will treat them as we want our own to be treated: with respect and compassion. Send us the work that moves you, for better or worse.


The Georgia Review is excited to announce the inaugural Loraine Williams Poetry Prize---$1,000 and publication in The Georgia Review for a single poem, originally written in English and never before published either in print or online. The submission period is 1 April 2013–15 May 2013, with the winning poem to be announced on 15 August 2013 and published in the Spring 2014 issue. Poems may be submitted online or by post.

For more information, visit our (brand new!) website:


The MFA program at UCR is seeking submissions for CRATE.


Online submissions only at:


Clay Bird Review is Swarthmore College's one and only international literary magazine. We are committed to publishing works that we consider insightful, skilled, and in short, genius.
To submit to Clay Bird Review, please email your submission as an attachment in an email to claybirdreviewATgmailDOTcom with your last name and the type of submission in the subject line. Please submit your attachment in some standard format (.doc, .docx, .rtf, .pdf). No bios are required at this time.

Poetry submissions should consist of five poems in a single attachment. Fiction submissions should be one short story. There are no length restrictions on poetry and fiction submissions, but please keep in mind that the number of pages in our print issue is not unlimited, and we will only be able to accept as much as will fit. Artwork submissions should consist of no more than five pieces attached as image files. We are unable to accept postal submissions at this time.

Our first call is Enter Ghost. We want anything uncanny, anything that makes us feel possessed. We want to borrow another person's memories. We want to see the holes in our shadows.

Please send us your submissions by June 1, 2013 to be considered for our fall 2013 issue.



The Citron Review is now accepting submissions for our Summer 2013
Issue. The Citron Review is an online literary journal edited by
alumni of the esteemed Antioch University Los Angeles Creative Writing
Program, listed as a top five low residency program in Poets and
Writers and Atlantic Monthly.

We seek submissions of resonant beauty in the form of
micro-fiction, flash fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, art and
photography. We are reading for our Summer 2013 Issue, but we
accept submissions on a rolling basis.

Send electronic submissions only via our submissions manager.
. We encourage you to review our full guidelines on our website
at The Citron Review.
Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but it is expected authors
notify us immdieately if their work is accepted elsewhere.




Deadline May 15, 2013
Over $1,000 in prize money to be awarded

All DPF prize winners will receive a prize certificate suitable for
framing, a ticket to the Dancing Poetry Festival 2013, and be invited
to read their prize winning poem at the 2013 Dancing Poetry Festival,
time and location to be announced.
Three Grand Prizes will receive $100 each plus the poems will be
danced, and videotaped for you.
Each Grand Prize Winner will be invited onstage for photo ops with the
dancers and a bow in the lime light.

Six First Prizes will receive $50 each
Twelve Second Prizes will receive $25 each
Thirty Third Prizes will receive $10 each

Line Limit: 40 lines maximum each poem. No limit on number of entries
Send TWO typed, clear copies of each entry
Show name, address, telephone number, e-mail and how you heard about us
on ONE copy only
(The anonymous copy goes to the judges. Judges decisions are final.)
Poems must be in English or include English translation
Entry Fee: One poem for $5 or 3 poems for $10
Make checks out to Artists Embassy International
Poets outside the USA, please send an international postal money order
in US dollars or US currency
No poems will be returned.

Send all entries and fees postmarked by May 15, 2013, to
AEI Contest Chair, Judy Cheung
704 Brigham Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Winning a grand prize includes your permission for Artists Embassy
International to publish your poem in print or on-line
with your credits for publicity involving the Dancing Poetry Festival.
All other rights remain with the author.
Judges are members of AEI and represent poets, dancers, artists, and
musicians with international credits.
Winners will be announced by August 1, 2013.
Early submissions are appreciated by the staff. Thank you. We look
forward to seeing your work.

Please look at photos of our 2006-2012 Dancing Poetry Festivals to see
the vast diversity of poetry and dance we present each year. We always
look for something new and different including new twists to old
themes, different looks at common situations, inovative concepts for
dynamic, thought provoking entertainment. We look forward to reading
your submissions. Thank you.

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