Submission Call: Third Flatiron wants spec fic for “Hidden Histories” Due Jan. 31; pays 6¢/word

Third Flatiron releases quarterly speculative fiction anthologies centered on a predetermined theme. Submissions are open through Jan. 31 for its spring-summer 2019 anthology, Hidden Histories. Pays 6¢/word. … Read more

Submission call: Rattle wants literary poetry inspired by current events Due every Friday, pays $50

Are you a poet who follows the news? Rattle has a call out for poems that respond to current events. Poems are due by midnight Friday after the news event occurs. Pays $50. … Read more

Submission call: New Myths Publishing wants sci-fi and fantasy shorts stories and poetry Submissions open Jan. 1–Feb. 28, pays 1.5¢/word

New Myths Publishing wants speculative short stories and poems for its quarterly issues and an upcoming anthology. Submissions open Jan. 1–Feb. 28, pays 1.5¢/word. … Read more

Submission Call: The First Line accepting submissions for spring issue Due Feb. 1, pays $25–$50

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The First Line is accepting submissions for its Spring issue. In celebration of its twentieth anniversary, it’s giving authors the option to choose from first lines that appeared in earlier issues of the magazine. Due Feb. 1, pays $25–$50. … Read more

Submission call: Dreamspinner Press wants male-male BDSM romances Submit anytime; pays royalties

Gay romance publisher Dreamspinner Press is accepting novel and novella manuscripts for its contemporary BDSM book line. Submit anytime; pays royalties. … Read more

Submission Call: SynCyr Publishing seeks short romances for Queers in Kilts Due April 30, 2019, pays 60% of net royalties split between authors

SynCyr Publishing wants short romance stories for the upcoming anthology Queers in Kilts. They will consider all types of romances featuring queer-identifying characters. Due April 30, 2019; pays 60% of net royalties split between authors. … Read more

Submission call: JMS Books wants LGBTQ+ romances about missed connections Due March 31, 2019, pays 50% royalties

Queer romance press JMS Books wants LGBTQ+ romances in all subgenres for its Missed Connections book collection. Due March 31, 2019, pays 50% royalties. … Read more

Submission call: Feminist literary magazine Room wants creative writing on the theme of sports Due January 31; pays $50–$150 CAD.

For its summer 2019 issue, Room magazine wants short stories, poetry, and essays by women and nonbinary writers on the theme of sports. Due January 31, 2019, pays $50–$150 CAD. … Read more

Submission call: World Weaver Press wants solarpunk stories Pays 1¢/word, submission period Jan. 1–March 1, 2019

World Weaver Press wants eco-conscious sci-fi shorts for GLASS & GARDENS: SOLARPUNK WINTERS, edited by Sarena Ulibarri. Pays 1¢/word, submission period Jan. 1–March 1, 2019. … Read more

Submission call: Dreamspinner Press wants contemporary male-male romance novellas featuring altruistic heroes Submit anytime; pays royalties

Male-male romance publisher Dreamspinner Press wants contemporary romance novellas featuring altruistic heroes for its Sharing is Caring book line. … Read more