Deadline October 31 (don't enter before August 1).
Crab Orchard Review, a lit journal published by Southern Illinois University Carbondale, seeks submissions of poetry, fiction and literary nonfiction for their annual themed issue. 2008 theme is "Color Wheel: Cultural Heritages in the Twenty-First Century". Editors say, "We are open to work that covers any of the multitude of ways our ideas of identity, tradition, family, and place are challenged by an ever-changing world." Translations and original work are both welcome. Writers whose work is selected will receive $20 per magazine page ($50 minimum for poetry; $100 minimum for prose), two copies of the issue, and a year’s subscription.