Call for Submissions: Chicken Soup for the Soul wants holiday stories | Due Oct. 31

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Chicken Soups for the Soul wants uplifting nonfiction stories and poems for its 2018 Christmas and holiday collection. Pay is $200 plus 10 copies of the paperback edition for stories of up to 1,200 words.  Authors retain the rights to their work and may republish it at any time. … Read more

Call for Submissions: Poetry of Immigrants | Due Oct. 15

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The Spring 2018 issue of Rattle magazine will feature the work of immigrant poets. Writers may submit up to four previously unpublished poems OR four pages of short poems, as well as a contributor’s note explaining how their immigrant identity affects their poetry. Payment is $100. … Read more

Call for Submissions: Pride Publishing Seeks LGBTQI Fiction | No deadline

Pride Publishing, an imprint of the Totally Entwined publishing group, seeks books about characters who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or intersex. Manuscripts should be 10,000 to 100,000 words and may be standalone stories or part of a series. The standard contract is for four years and includes subsidiary and worldwide rights. … Read more