*NOTE--The following publications are currently accepting submissions centered around COVID-19 and its impact on our lives and communities: Counterclock Magazine, Blue Marble Review, Siblini Journal, Crashtest Magazine, and Balloons Lit. Student-Run(Creative Writing Only ) Austin International Poetry Festival: diverse-city
Open: Oct 1 - Feb 15
Selected writers are invited to the Austin Poetry Festival
Open: closed currently; cap of 300 submissions/month
Published tri-annually in Feb, June and Oct
Summer Writing Programs
Adroit Mentorship Program Highly selective program where young writers are paired up with either prose or poetry mentors. Iowa Young Writers Studio A young writers summer workshop. Two-week program at the University of Iowa. Kenyon Young Writers Workshop Summer workshop. Two-week program at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. Kelly Writers House Workshop 10 day workshop for rising juniors and seniors at the Kelly Writers House in the University of Pennsylvania. Range of genres including screenwriting, experimental writing, comics writing, etc along traditional ones like poetry and fiction. Polyphony Lit Summer Scholars Program Eight-week online program for high schoolers to work as a literary editor, with online content and live lectures.