Sunspot Literary Journal is now open for the last quarterly edition of 2020.

All types of prose from flash fiction and poetry to stories and essays, including scripts and screenplays, are welcome. We also accept long-form, novelette, and novella length works up to 49,000 words. Poetry can be up to 1,250 lines. Translations welcome.  Deadline for entries: November 30, 2020.  Submission address:

The Black River Chapbook Competition is a semi-annual prize from Black Lawrence Press for a chapbook of poems or prose (including fiction, creative non-fiction, lyric essay, and prose hybrid manuscripts). Entries should be between 16 and 36 pages in length. The winner will receive $500 and publication.  Visit us online for complete submission guidelines. Submissions are accepted via Submittable now through October 31. We look forward to reading your work!