Publication Opportunities

The Loch Raven Review

A Maryland-based literary journal published twice a year to exhibit established and emerging writers

Submissions are open

Accepts up to six poems, prose, fiction, and creative non-fiction

The Yellow Arrow Journal

A bi-annual journal that seeks to inspire writers identifying as women through publication and accessibility of the literary arts.

Current Contest: RESILIENCE



-Creative nonfiction

-Cover art


A weekly journal for all types of writing

Only submit once every 3 months

Accepts poetry, fiction, essays, non-fiction, flash fiction, and mix tape

Baltimore Review

An online, quarterly journal on a mission to showcase Baltimore as a center for diverse and memorable writing and to give new and established writers a place to put their work

Submission Periods: August 1 to November 30 AND February 1 to May 31

Accepts creative nonfiction, fiction, essays, poetry, and projects

Little Patuxent Review

A journal of literature and the arts for all writers

NO CURRENT SUBMISSIONS (check back Fall 2020)

Infinity’s Kitchen

A print publication, online website, and performance series that seeks to feature innovative and experimental forms of writing

Submissions are open now

Mason Jar Press

A small publishing company that creates homemade chapbooks and full-length novels



An irregular publishing company trying to free people of the traditional model of writing


Accepts poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and drama

Winning Writers
A database for writers and poets to discover valuable resources to aid in their writing and publication processes
Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest
April 15 to September 30
Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest
October 15 to April 30
North Street Book Prize
February 15 to June 30
Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest
August 15 to April 1
Cathy’s Comps and Calls
A database for writers updated monthly with current competitions and calls for writing

Poets and Writers

A database for writing competitions, grants, and awards