Submission Call: Shoreline of Infinity seeks sci-fi on sustainability themes, pays £10/1000 words, due Feb. 28

Shoreline of Infinity wants previously published sci-fi short stories for an upcoming special issue on science and sustainability for the Edinburgh Science Festival on April 12. … Read more

Submission call: Circlet Press wants asexual romances, due April 15, pays $25–$50

Circlet Press has a call out for short romance stories featuring asexual characters. They want “stories from all over the spectra—from science fiction to fantasy, from sex-repulsed to demi-sexual, from romantic to platonic.” Due April 15.

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Submission Call: Things in the Well wants stories of underwater horror, due Feb. 28, pays $50 AUD

Beneath the Waves Book Cover

Things in the Well, the publication arm of Oz Horror Con, is putting together its fourth themed horror anthology. Beneath the Waves: Tales from the Deep will feature Clive Barker’s “The Madonna” as an anchor story. Writers are invited to submit new and original stories about underwater monsters and psychological terrors. … Read more

Submission Call: Spectacle mag wants short speculative fiction, pays up to $500 | No deadline

spectacle magazine cover

Spectacle is a new quarterly magazine of speculative fiction and related nonfiction. The editors welcome submissions in all speculative fiction genres, including sci-fi, horror, fantasy, and dystopia. … Read more

Submission Call: The First Line announces new theme, pays $50, due May 1

The First Line is a quarterly literary magazine featuring diverse stories that all begin with the same sentence. Their next deadline is May 1 for the summer issue. Your story’s first line should be: “I wanted you to be the first to know,” Rowan tentatively confided in me. … Read more