Windy City Queer, a “new literary anthology about queer Chicago,” is seeking submissions of short fiction and novel excerpts, poetry, creative nonfiction and personal essay, performance texts, monologues, and scripts. All submissions “must be firmly rooted in the Chicago landscape and culture.” Deadline is August 15.

BAC Street Journal, the literary magazine of the Beverly Arts Center, is accepting submissions of poetry, short fiction, essays, black-and-white photography, and black-and-white drawings for its upcoming fall issue. Deadline is October 1.

Submission guidelines after the jump.