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  • Matter Studios is looking for urgent stories from powerful, singular voices.
  • #NotMyPresident – Online: Heavy Feather Review has reaffirmed its mission to elevate marginalized groups by initiating a new blog feature, #NotMyPresident, an online space for these communities to publish new writing.
  • PunksWritePoemsPress is taking submissions about the election of Donald Trump.
  • Us For President is a new literary magazine publishing work “by people who are angry and grieving and confused and numb.” Send poetry, prose, art, and spoken word.
  • Yes Poetry is accepting submissions for their new series #NotTrump. On a rolling basis. Send to editor@yespoetry.com.
  • Mount Analogue has a free open call for political pamphlets.
  • States of the Union is a book about the results of the 2016 presidential election,  currently seeking contributors.  Non-fiction, fiction, poetry, and art.
  • Cleaver Magazine’s Life As Activism: “We want your prose and poems of trauma, protest, hope, or healing as they relate to this past U.S. election, social justice, and activism going forward.”
  • Gravel’s Trumped Up Blog is a venue for essays, poetry, flash, and art regarding the 2016 election.
  • Rise Up Review, a magazine for poetry of opposition, is taking submissions for its first issue.
  • Banango Street is accepting submissions for a special issue, Respond, which will feature work in response to the current political climate.
  • Dryland’s Poets In Unity: Responses to the Election of Donald Trump, a space for the voices of the oppressed, will publish poems the day they’re accepted.
  • Mizna, a journal committed to providing a forum for Arab Americans, is accepting submissions for an upcoming issue called Surviving the Rhetoric: Arabs & Muslims as Villains, Again. Deadline: February 28, 2017.
  • RESIST! is accepting comics and illustrations on the theme of political resistance to the forces of intolerance.
  • VIDA Review is seeking essays on politics and activism within and outside the lit community for a special feature called Where Do We Go From Here. Submissions are rolling. Contact managing editor Marcelle Heath: marcelle@vidaweb.org.
  • The Moments Collective invites you to take pause, reflect, and create something in response to post-election 2016.
  • The Stay Project is an online space for feelings, thoughts, reactions, hopes, and fears in response to the election.
  • Unstitched States: A digital quilt – Add your square.
  • Thoughtcrime Press is assembling an anthology of poems and essays in response to the election. Profits will be donated to Planned Parenthood and groups supporting Black Lives Matter and public water rights.
  • The Rumpus – Torch: Stories of America is seeking submissions for a series devoted to showcasing personal essays, interviews, and art about immigrant and refugee experiences.
  • Robocup Press’s DEFY! Anthology welcomes submissions of poems, essays, short stories, hybrid/cross-genre pieces, art, and photographs on the topic of defiance/rebellion/resistance/revolution. Deadline: March 15, 2017.
  • Love’s Executive Order is a site dedicated to posting one poem a week related to the Trump presidency.
  • Killjoy publishes work by people threatened under the Trump administration, including persons with disabilities, the LGBTQ community, immigrants, the Muslim community, the Latinx community, people of color, and women. Deadline: March 18, 2017