Travel Writing Opportunities – Winter 2017/8

Calls for Submission

  • Griots Republic Magazine ( welcome pitches and story ideas.  For more info contact:
  • Soultown USA is looking for Travel Writers . They want stories that lead American and International travelers to places they can experience black culture, black history and joy at its highest elevation. The stories should include information about a location’s (1) Food (2) Music  (3) History and Art Museums (4) Historical Churches (5) HBCU Colleges (6) Black Theatre (7) Professional Sports  (8) and thriving Black-Owned Businesses. They pay $100 per blog post. All posts must be 1500 to 200 words. Check out their new Memphis guide.
  • Loaded Landscapes publishes a wide variety of types of articles that are related to landscape, nature, wildlife, and travel photography. If you have an article that you think would be a good fit for their site, please feel free to contact them. They Rates range from $20 to $150 per article.
  • EYELANDS 1st INTERNATIONAL FLASH FICTION CONTEST -ENTRY FEE 5€. Deadline March 20, 2018. Theme of the contest: “Dreams.” First prize: A week holiday on the island of Crete (for two people). Three prize winners: publication in anthology, handmade ceramic gift, certificate, complimentary copy of the anthology. Shortlisted stories are published in the anthology. Limit 500 words.
  • Broadside Lotus Press Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award (African American poets welcome) Deadline: March 1, 2018-Website: – E-mail address:          A prize of $500 and publication by Broadside Lotus Press is given annually for a poetry collection by an African American poet.  There is no entry fee. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.
  • National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowships Deadline: March 8, 2018 – Website: – E-mail address: – Grants of $25,000 each are awarded this year  to prose writers.
  • Women’s National Book Association- The 2018 Writing Contest is open for submissions until March 1, 2018
  • The Verge Magazine Overseas Program Search lets you explore more than 7,000 opportunities to volunteer abroad, teach abroad, work abroad or study abroad.
  • Rick Steve’s has ongoing request for radio interviews subjects and questions.
  • Nomad Magazine always looking for beautiful and interesting stories to publish in NOMADS.  For more info visit:​​​​​​
  • Tastemakers Africa (TSTMKRS) is looking for curators. Its an online marketplace where you can list, discover and bookepic experiences in African cities. We connect curious travelers to local experience curators who serve a well-connected friends in every African city.
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