Opportunity Knocks

RINKY DINK PRESS, micropoetry for the people: poems delivered in a 2.75 x 4.25 format ” so bigger than a credit card, but smaller than a postcard” that contains six pages.  The editors publish ten collections twice a year and it looks like their first collection was published this past April.  Next pub date is in November. The press is a “rotating collective of advanced creative writing students and established poets from the Phoenix area dedicated to promoting lyrical yet concise micropoetry, compact little messages with a punch.”  I’d say it’s worth your time to check it out if you’re into micropoetry.  Details HERE. Deadline: January 13, 2017

ACUMEN, Poetry Prose Reviews is published three times a year and editors seek poetry and feature articles. Submission by email or by postal service.  Details HERE.

THE BeZINE is reading submission for the next issue. The theme is The Healing Power of the Arts, which can be explored via poetry, essay, music, art – anything that can be delivered online.  Please check out the zine, the intro/mission statement and submission guidelines before submitting to Deadline: December 10, 2016

Note the tight deadline at Spuyten Duyvil press:




Opportunity Knocks

CREATIVE NONFICTION, True Stories Well Told plans to award two prizes – best essay $10,000 and second prize $5,000 for works of up to 5,000 words exploring “the dialogue between science and religions.”  The deadline is tight: December 12, 2016. There is a reading fee of $20. Details HERE.

CREATIVE NONFICTION, True Stories Well Told plans to award $3,500 for best essay on adaption, “illuminating the ways in which the need to keep up with a rapidly changing world drives the work of scientists, designers, thinkers, innovators, farmers, soldiers, medical professionals, teachers, and others and affects the lives of prisoners, patients, refugees, students, travelers, and other citizens. As the world changes, so, too, do humans—whether in our approach to building things, developing new technologies (and adapting to the ways those technologies change our society), learning how to eat different kinds of foods, or learning how to dress differently. And of course adaptation is hardly limited to humanity; numerous other species—everything from viruses to plants and animals—have had to adapt to rapid changes in both global and local habitats.” Deadline: January 9, 2017. Reading free: $20.  Details HERE.

CREATIVE NONFICTION, True Stories Well Told plans to award three prizes, $10,000 for best essay and two $2,500 awards for runner-ups writing essays of up to 4,000 words written in the spirit of  Mary Wollstonecraft’s Frankenstein, that is “true stories that explore humans’ efforts to control and redirect nature, the evolving relationships between humanity and science/technology, and contemporary interpretations of monstrosity.” This contest is in conjunction with Arizona State University’s Frankenstein Bicentennial Project.  Deadline: March 20, 2017. Reading free: $20. Details HERE.



The RESISTANCE POETRY WALL “We want your poems! Share this information.”

A MESSAGE FROM 100TPC cofounders Michael Rothenberg and Terri Carrion.

“The RESISTANCE POETRY WALL has been opened in response to the call by many for an open place to post poetry about the recent USA elections. Poets from around the world are invited to post. Feel free to share this link. Post your poems in the comment box at the bottom of the page. Your poem will appear on the WALL in approximately 1 hour.”

En Español:
“Se ha abierto el MURO DE POESÍA EN RESISTENCIA como respuesta al reclamo de muchos por un espacio abierto donde publicar poesía relacionada con las recientes elecciones en los Estados Unidos. Se invita a poetas de todo el mundo a publicar aquí. Por favor compartan esta liga. Entren a la página y peguen sus poemas en la caja de comentario (‘comment’), al calce. Su poema apareceré en el MURO en aproximadamente 1 hora.”

“The poetry and art posted on the WALL are not limited to the USA elections. There are many issues that concern us all and we welcome your contribution.”


Submit your event, book launch and other announcements at least fourteen days in advance to Publication is subject to editorial discretion.

Thank you!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s