Monthly Archives: June 2021

Rigel: $750 + Publication Closes June 30

Rigel is the brightest star in the Orion constellation. Sunspot Lit is looking for the single piece of writing, art, or poetry that outshines the rest. Winner receives $750 plus publication. No restrictions on theme or category. See guidelines for details on preparing your submission.

Open: April 1, 2021

Close: June 30, 2021

Entry fee: $5

Prize: $750 cash and publication

Enter through Submittable


Open Call for Art, Poetry, and Prose

Sunspot Literary Journal offers an Editor’s Prize of $35 for each digital edition (four times per year), and an Editor’s Prize of $50 for the annual print edition (published once per year). Artwork selected for a digital or print cover will be paid $20. Visit to download digital editions for free.

We welcome prose from flash fiction and poetry to stories and essays, including scripts and screenplays, up to 49,000 words. Genre categories are accepted along with literary works. Poetry can be up to 1,250 lines. Translations welcome. Please note the word count in your cover letter. 

Submit through Submittable.