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Our Senior Editor Sage Kalmus is now offering Editorial Feedback on your submissions for a small fee.

Sage Kalmus is  Adjunct Faculty in Lesley University’s MFA in Creative  Writing Program, was published in The Writer Magazine, Spine Magazine, Sanctuary Anthology and others, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has been a full-time freelance writer, editor and ghostwriter for over 15 years.  

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Funny Queer: LGBTQ+ Humor

Deadline EXTENDED to September 1, 2019

Are you a funny queer? Do people find you queerly hilarious? Prove it!

Seeking LGBTQ+ humor, be it fiction, nonfiction, poems, jokes, B&W comics — the only criteria is that it makes us laugh.

See full Funny Queer submission guidelines.

Pan’s Ex²: Queer Sex Poetry

Deadline: October 1, 2019

Seeking erotic LGBTQ+ poetry for the follow-up to our first all-poetry series.

See full Pan’s Ex²: Queer Sex Poetry submission guidelines.

Hashtag Queer: LGBTQ+ Creative Anthology, Volume 4

Deadline: January 31, 2020

Seeking fiction, non-fiction, poetry and scripts by & about LGBTQ+ people and lives for the fourth volume of our flagship publication.

See full Hashtag Queer submission guidelines.

Queer Around & Around the World: LGBTQ+ True Stories Anthology

Deadline: April 30, 2020

Seeking short personal memoirs in prose, poetry and dramatic form up to 3,500 words for our third volume on the themes of travel, immigration and multiculturalism from a LGBTQ+ perspective.

See full Queer Around & Around the World submission guidelines.

Geek Out! III – Queer Pop Lit, Art & Ideas

Deadline: May 31, 2020

Seeking the following, up to 7,500 words (or 5 pages for art), from LGBTQ+ writers and artists:

  • Genre fiction (scifi, fantasy, western, romance, thriller, horror, etc.)
  • Nontraditional/experimental poetry
  • Creative nonfiction, opinion essays, topical articles and reviews (non-memoir)
  • Scripts for stage, screen or audio
  • Comics and graphic short stories
  • Visual Art

Whatever you geek out about, we want to see it.

Even More Queer Families: LGBTQ+ True Stories Anthology

Deadline June 30, 2020

Seeking short personal memoirs in prose, poetry and dramatic form up to 3,500 words for our third volume on the theme of family from an LGBTQ+ perspective.

See full Even More Queer Families submission guidelines.



Seeking cover art for all books we publish and visual art for the interior of certain ones.

See full details on our calls for visual art.



Now open to submissions of completed, standalone works. Seeking all genres, lengths and formats. Must be by &/or about LGBTQ+. Must be previously unpublished and must be edited.

Full submission guidelines for standalone books.

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