Minola is now accepting poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction from women and non-binary writers.

Minola publishes a select number of only the boldest, most simultaneously raw and refined material. 

Guidelines

Please send your strongest unpublished work. Simultaneous submission are okay but do notify us immediately if the work is accepted elsewhere. Please allow up to three months for a response. 

NOTE: Please use your last name and category as the document title

Poetry: Send up to four poems. Looking for strong, honest work here. 

Fiction: Send up to 5,000 words. Micro fiction is welcome and can be sent as a series. Novel excerpts are also welcome provided they stand well on their own. 

Creative Non-Fiction: Strong preference here for something that focuses on women and the female experience is general. Popular culture, history, spirituality, psychology, activism, and personal essays all encouraged. 

 Minola Review invites entries for its first annual Poetry Contest

The contests are open to Canadian and international women and non-binary writers anywhere in the world, with a final deadline of midnight (EST) on Dec. 1, 2019. All entries are judged anonymously. The grand prize winner in each category will receive a prize of $750 and publication in Minola Review. The runner-up will receive $100 and publication in Minola Review. All entries will also be considered for standard publication.

Note: Minola Review will only accept submissions from women and non-binary writers

Our 2019 Poetry Contest will be judged by Doyali Islam.

Guidelines

  • Each initial entry consists of 1-3 poems, any length, any subject matter, any style. Please put all poems in a single document. Please DO NOT include any identifying information on the document, or in the title the document is saved under. 
  • Entry fee is required.
    • $20 CAD for each initial entry of 1-3 poems
    • $5 CAD for each subsequent entry consisting of ONE poem 
    • Multiple entries are fine. For subsequent entries, please use the link emailed to you confirming receipt of your initial entry, which will direct you to a new submittable page where you can pay the $5 entry fee.  Each subsequent entry consists of ONE poem.  
    • Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please let us know immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere. Entry fees will not be refunded. 
  • Entries already published or accepted elsewhere are ineligible. Previous publication is considered to be any appearance in print or online, including on or in a newspaper, newsletter, magazine, anthology, chapbook, book, website, electronic magazine, personal blog, Twitter, or Facebook. 
  • Our shortlist will be published at minolareview.com and social media accounts. The winner and runner-up will be notified by email, and will be announced in March 2020.
     
Fiction-Initial Contest Entry
Ends on December 1, 2019$20.00
$20.00

 Minola Review invites entries for its first annual Fiction Contest

The contests are open to Canadian and international women and non-binary writers anywhere in the world, with a final deadline of midnight (EST) on Dec. 1, 2019. All entries are judged anonymously. The grand prize winner in each category will receive a prize of $750 and publication in Minola Review. The runner-up will receive $100 and publication in Minola Review. All entries will also be considered for standard publication.

Note: Minola Review will only accept submissions from women and non-binary writers. Our 2019 Fiction Contest will be judged by Heather O'Neill.

Guidelines

  • Each initial entry consists of one short story (up to 3500 words) OR 1-3 flash pieces (up to 1000 words each)  Please put all flash pieces in a single document. Please DO NOT include any identifying information on the document, or in the title the document is saved under. 
  • Entry fee is required.
    • $20 CAD for each initial entry of ONE short story (up to 3500 words) OR 1-3 flash pieces (up to 1000 words each)
    • $10 CAD for each subsequent entry consisting of ONE short story (up to 3500 words) OR 1-3 flash pieces (up to 1000 words each)
    • Multiple entries are fine. For subsequent entries, please use the link emailed to you confirming receipt of your initial entry, which will direct you to a new submittable page where you can pay the $10 entry fee. 
    • Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please let us know immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere. Entry fees will not be refunded. 
  • Entries already published or accepted elsewhere are ineligible. Previous publication is considered to be any appearance in print or online, including on or in a newspaper, newsletter, magazine, anthology, chapbook, book, website, electronic magazine, personal blog, Twitter, or Facebook. 
  • Our shortlist will be published at minolareview.com and on our social media accounts. The winner and runner-up will be notified by email, and will be announced in March 2020.  

Minola is now accepting poetry from women and non-binary writers.

Minola publishes a select number of only the boldest, most simultaneously raw and refined material. 

Guidelines

Please send your strongest unpublished work. Simultaneous submissions are okay but do notify us immediately if the work is accepted elsewhere. Please allow up to three months for a response. 

NOTE: Please use your last name and category as the document title

Poetry: Send up to four poems. Looking for strong, honest work here. 

Minola Review is now accepting fiction and creative non-fiction from women and non-binary writers. 

Minola publishes a select number of only the boldest, most simultaneously raw and refined material. 

Guidelines

Please send your strongest unpublished work. Simultaneous submissions are okay but do notify us immediately if the work is accepted elsewhere. Please allow up to three months for a response. 

NOTE: Please use your last name and category as the document title

Fiction: Send up to 5,000 words. Micro fiction is welcome and can be sent as a series. Novel excerpts are also welcome provided they stand well on their own.

Creative Non-Fiction: Strong preference here for something that focuses on women and the female experience in general. Popular culture, history, spirituality, psychology, activism, and personal essays are encouraged. 

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