Saturday, 17 October 2020

Literature Today (Volume 11) is now available

 We are glad to inform that Literature Today (Volume 11), with the works of 88 poets and authors, is now available in book form on Amazon. This issue revolves around the central theme of 'Pandemic'. The link/s of this issue on Amazon are:

Tuesday, 29 September 2020

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS (December 2020 ISSUE)


We are inviting submissions for December 2020 issue of 'Literature Today'.  The theme of our  December 2020 issue is 'Climate change'. You can send us poems, short stories, memoirs and one act plays on :



1. Climate change and human survival
2. Climate change and animals
3. Climate change and Democracy
4. Climate change and diplomacy.
5. Climate change and role of citizens
6. Climate change and God
7. Climate change and changing relationships
8. Climate change and migration 
9. Any other relevant topic which explores the theme of 'Climate change'.


Submission Deadline: December 20, 2020 

Submission Guidelines:

1. Send not more than 4 poems.
2. Send not more than 2 short stories/2 one act plays/ 2 memoirs.
3. Work submitted for publication must be original.
4. Simultaneous submissions are also welcome.
5.Send all submissions to   editorliteraturetoday@gmail.com
6. Please send a cover letter and short Bio-data, (Maximum 100 words) in third person narrative, with your submission.

Submission Deadline:  December 20, 2020 

Tuesday, 30 June 2020

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS (September 2020 issue)

We are inviting submissions for September 2020 issue of 'Literature Today'.  The theme of our  September 2020 issue is 'Pandemic'. You can send us poems, short stories, memoirs and one act plays on :



1. Survival in pandemic.

2. Survival in society .

3. Survival  in post Covid-19.

4. Emotions in the times of pandemic.

5. Relationships in the times of pandemic.

6  Faith in the times of pandemic.

7. Humanity and pandemic.

8. Animals in pandemic .

9. Nature in the times of pandemic.

10. Any other relevant topic which explores the theme of 'Pandemic'.

Submission Deadline: September 20, 2020 

Submission Guidelines:

1. Send not more than 4 poems.
2. Send not more than 2 short stories/2 one act plays/ 2 memoirs.
3. Work submitted for publication must be original.
4. Simultaneous submissions are also welcome.
5.Send all submissions to   editorliteraturetoday@gmail.com
6. Please send a cover letter and short Bio-data, (Maximum 100 words) in third person narrative, with your submission.

Submission Deadline:  September 20, 2020 

Sunday, 25 August 2019

CALL FOR SUBMISSION September 2019 issue of 'Literature Today'

We are inviting submissions for September 2019 issue of 'Literature Today'.  Theme of our  September 2019 issue is 'Reunion'. You can send us poems, short stories, memoirs and one act plays on :



1. Reunion with friends.

2. Reunion with society .

3. Reunion with old places.

4. Reunion with real self.

5. Reunion with love.

6  Reunion with memories.

7. Reunion with parents.

8. Reunion with values.


9. Any other relevant topic which explores the theme of 'Reunion'.

Submission Deadline: September 20, 2019 

Submission Guidelines:

1. Send not more than 4 poems.
2. Send not more than 2 short stories/2 one act plays/ 2 memoirs.
3. Work submitted for publication must be original.
4. Simultaneous submissions are also welcome.
5.Send all submissions to   editorliteraturetoday@gmail.com
6. Please send a cover letter and short Bio-data, (Maximum 100 words) in third person narrative, with your submission.

Submission Deadline:  September 20, 2019 

Friday, 19 April 2019

Call for Submissions: June 2019 issue of 'Literature Today'

We are inviting submissions for June 2019 issue of 'Literature Today'.  Theme of our  June 2019 issue is 'Individual and Society'. You can send us poems, short stories, memoirs and one act plays on :



1. Individualism and society.

2.  Individualism versus society .

3. Changing roles of Individuals in society.

4. Individualism and relationships.

5. Individuals and ambitions.

6  Individual good versus social good.

7. Changing value system and parenthood.

8. Age of technology/information technology and individualism.


9. Any other relevant topic which explores the theme of individualism.

Submission Deadline: June 20, 2019 

Submission Guidelines:

1. Send not more than 4 poems.
2. Send not more than 2 short stories/2 one act plays/ 2 memoirs.
3. Work submitted for publication must be original.
4. Simultaneous submissions are also welcome.
5.Send all submissions to   editorliteraturetoday@gmail.com
6. Please send a cover letter and short Bio-data, (Maximum 100 words) in third person narrative, with your submission.

Submission Deadline:  June 20, 2019 



Saturday, 21 July 2018

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS SEPTEMBER 2018 ISSUE

We are inviting submissions for September 2018 issue of 'Literature Today'.  Theme of our September 2018 issue is 'Parenthood'. You
 can send us poems, short stories, memoirs and one act plays on :



1. Parenthood.

2. Your own children or grandchildren.

3. Animals for whom you or someone has acted as parent/protector.

4. Your parents.

5. relation between parents and child.

6  Experiences of being a single parent.

7. Changing value system and parenthood.

8. Age of technology/information technology and parenthood.


9. Any other relevant topic which explores the theme of parenthood.

Submission Deadline: September 20, 2018 

Submission Guidelines:

1. Send not more than 4 poems.
2. Send not more than 2 short stories/2 one act plays/ 2 memoirs.
3. Work submitted for publication must be original.
4. Simultaneous submissions are also welcome.
5.Send all submissions to   editorliteraturetoday@gmail.com
6. Please send a cover letter and short Bio-data, (Maximum 100 words) in third person narrative, with your submission.

Submission Deadline: September 20, 2018 

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS


We are inviting submissions for December 2017 issue of 'Literature Today'.  Theme of our December 2017 issue is 'Escape'. You
 can send us poems, short stories, and one act plays on :


1. Escape from self.

2. Scape from society.

3. Escape from native place.

4. Escape from hope.

5. Escape from negative thoughts

6  Escape from values.
7. Any other relevant topic which explores the disassociation, displacement, and angst of contemporary life

Submission Deadline: November 25, 2017 

Submission Guidelines:

1. Send not more than 4 poems.
2. Send not more than 2 short stories/2 one act plays.
3. Work submitted for publication must be original.
4. Simultaneous submissions are also welcome.
5.Send all submissions to   editorliteraturetoday@gmail.com
6. Please send a cover letter and short Bio-data, (Maximum 100 words) in third person narrative, with your submission.

Submission Deadline: November 25, 2017 



CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS 'Contemporary Dramatic Monologues’ anthology:
1 Authors may submit up to five (5) Dramatic Monologue poems.
2. ANTHOLOGY seeks honest, thoughtful, well-written poetry.
3. Poems must be submitted in the body of email.
4. While submitting your poems write subject line of email as
“CONTEMPORARY DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES ANTHOLOGY SUBMISSION”
5. Send your submission to contemporarypoetryanthology@gmail.com .
Last date for submission is November 25, 2017.
6 No royalty will be paid to the contributors.
7. The anthology will be available in both e-book and paperback for
public purchase on Amazon.com.
8. The Anthology team will begin selection, editing, layup and
proofing on or about November 2017.
9. All decisions by the anthology editor regarding selection of
submitted poems are final.
10. All submissions must contain:
Author's pen name for this poem, if any:
Author's actual, full, legal name:
Author's complete mailing address:
Author contact phone number:
Author email contact address:
Synopsis, forward or explanation (25 words maximum; not required):
Author Biography (100 words maximum):
The following statement: "I submit this poem for publication in
the ‘“CONTEMPORARY DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES ANTHOLOGY’ and by submitting
this email, I certify that:
(i) My submission is my original work, and no part has
been copied from any other work.
(ii) I own all rights in my submission, and if it is
selected for publication, no other party needs to grant permission.
(iii) My submission will not be returned, and I have
retained a copy.
11. We acknowledge receipt of each submission via email usually
within 2 weeks. If you have a firewall or spam blocker be sure to add
"contemporarypoetryanthology@gmail.com " to your "accept" list. If you
haven't received acknowledgment of receipt within 2 weeks, please
resend.