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“One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS Opportunity Knocks ARABESQUES REVIEW is an international Algerian English-language poetry. literature, and cultural review that publishes original poetry, criticism, interviews, fiction, nonfiction, essays, translations, social and political commentary, art and photographs. Details… Read More

“How should we be able to forget those ancient myths that are at the beginning of all peoples, the myths about dragons that at the last moment turn into princesses; perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave. Perhaps everything terrible is in its deepest being something helpless that wants help from us. ‘So you must not be frightened if… Read More

“You have to know how to accept rejection and reject acceptance.” Ray Bradbury CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS Opportunity Knocks COMMONWEALTH WRITERS sponsors an annual short-fiction in English prize and is open for entries through November 1, 2018. Demographic restrictions. No entry fee. Cash award. Details HERE. CUTTHROAT, a journal of the arts, Worlds into words into Worlds, will accept submissions of through October 30, 2018, ten days from this posting, for an anthology… Read More

“I dream of lost vocabularies that might express some of what we no longer can.” Jack Gilbert, The Great Fires CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS Opportunity Knocks AJI MAGAZINE will open for submisson of poetry, stories, and essays in November. Details HERE. CLOCKHOUSE, a national literary journal by Clockhourse Writers’ Conference in partnership with Goddard College is open through December 1 for submissions of fiction, poetry, and dramatic work. Details HERE. CONSEQUENCE MAGAZINE, an international literary… Read More