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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

“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

“To be a successful fiction writer you have to write well, write a lot … and let ‘em know you’ve written it! Then rinse and repeat.” Gerard de Marigny, The Watchman of Ephraim CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS Opportunity Knocks ARC POETRY MAGAZINE publishes poems, reviews and essays and is a paying market. No submission fees. Details HERE. BARREL HOUSE publishes prose and poetry and is open for submissions. Details HERE. CUTBANK, The Literary… Read More