Open Submissions

Read This If You Want To Be A Great Writer

Read This If You Want To Be A Great Writer

A regularly updated post with all the submission/application/prizes and other opportunities that I’ve found in my travels around social media and have been sent to me.

When an opportunity has passed I will remove it from the list to not clog it up with old news.

I know that it isn’t that big right now but we have to start somewhere!

This post is going to be free for a while but will eventually only be available to paid subscribers.

Time limited opportunities.

  • Mo Siewcharran Prize 2023 is open for the fourth year, looking to help discover unpublished fiction writers from Black, Asian, mixed heritage and minority ethnic backgrounds, closes 08/05/23

Always open for submissions.

  • The Birdseed [are open for short and flash fiction for a digital magazine]
  • Fictive Dreams [are open for short story submissions between 500 and 2,500 words]
  • Fox & Windmill [We are a publisher for British South Asian writers and welcome submissions from writers of this background. You must have a completed manuscript when you submit your work.]
  • Little Island, [open for submissions of quality fiction, with a leaning toward Irish authors]
  • Lunate [accepts submissions of poetry and short stories without a genre limitation]
  • Paragraph Planet [Your submission can be a short story, an extract from a novel or the capturing of a moment. The main rule is that it needs to be EXACTLY 75 words long including the title.]
  • Product magazine [We publish short stories, nonfiction, poetry + photography. Everyone welcome, especially new/early career writers + artists.]
  • Soor Ploom Press [open for previously unpublished short poetry and stories]
  • wildness [accepts submissions of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction and considers work in most styles, forms, or genres.]

If you are a publisher or have other writing opportunities that you would like me to add to this list please email me

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