Submission Call: Rachel Kramer Bussel and Cleis Press seek stories for Best Women’s Erotica of the Year Pays $225; due June 1

cover of Best Women's Erotica of the Year Vol. 2

Rachel Kramer Bussel, editor of more than 60 of acclaimed erotica anthologies, has sent me a new call for short stories for Best Women’s Erotica of the Year, Volume 5, an annual anthology series from Cleis Press. … Read more

Submission call: Dreamspinner Press wants gay romances set in Commonwealth nations Submit anytime; pays advance plus pays royalties

Dreamspinner Press wants contemporary male-male romance novels and novellas for its Perchance to Dream book line, an ongoing collection of stories set in Commonwealth Nations. … Read more

Submission call: Dreamspinner Press wants contemporary male-male romance novels with paranormal themes Submit anytime, pays advance + royalties

Gay romance publisher Dreamspinner Press is accepting manuscripts for its Dreamspun Beyond book line, an ongoing collection of contemporary paranormal romances. Submit anytime; pays royalties. … 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: 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

Submission call: Wizards in Space wants short stories, essays, poetry, art, and comics for upcoming issue Due January 15, 2019, pays $30

Wizards in Space Literary Magazine invites submissions of short fiction, essays, poetry, and black & white visual stories in multiple genres for its fourth issue. The theme is “space and place.” Due Jan. 15, pays $30. … Read more

Submission Call: Evernight Publishing seeks novellas for its Romance on the Go series Pays 45% royalties, no deadline

Evernight Publishing wants short stories and novellas in all genres of erotic romance for its Romance on the Go multiauthor series. … Read more

Submission call: Mischief Corner Books wants romance novels and novellas from across the LGBTQ2IA spectrum. Pays royalties, no deadline.

Mischief Corner Books wants romance novels and novellas from across the LGBTQ2IA spectrum its for Queer for the Record book line. Pays royalties, no deadline.

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Submission call: Mischief Corner Books wants LGBT romance novels and novellas about everyday heroes. Pays royalties, no deadline

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Mischief Corner Books wants LGBT romance novels and novellas for their Everyday Heroes fiction line. Pays royalties, no deadline.
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Submission Call: Opossum seeks music-driven fiction & poetry, pays $12/page | No deadline

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Opossum, a semiannual literary magazine of works “animated by music,” seeks poetry, fiction, and nonfiction that is “pulsing with beats, haunted by melodies.” Past issues have included stories inspired by the Oslo death metal scene and the likes of Bob Dylan, James Brown, and Freddie Mercury. They pay at least $12/page, with minimums of $100 for short stories and essays and $75 for poetry and flash fiction. … Read more