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: Apparition Lit wants speculative fiction and poetry on the theme of ambition Submission period February 15–28; pays 3¢/word for fiction, $15 per poem

Apparition Lit wants speculative fiction and poetry on the theme of ambition for its April 2019 issue. Submit February 15-28. They pay 3¢/word for fiction and $15 per poem. … Read more

Submission Call: Analog Science Fiction and Fact want stories, poetry, and articles Submit anytime; pays 6–10¢/word for fiction and $1/line for poetry

Analog Science Fiction and Fact publishes short stories, serials and poetry, as well as factual articles about scientific and technological developments that have the potential to shape the future. Submit anytime; pays 6¢–10¢/word for fiction and $1/line for poetry. … 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: Smokelong Quarterly wants flash fiction in multiple genres Submit anytime, pays $25/story

SmokeLong Quarterly wants flash fiction in multiple genres. Submit anytime; pays $25/story … Read more

Submission call: Juneta Key and Vanessa Wella want short stories for anthology about grumpy gods Due Jan. 13, pays royalties

Editors Juneta Key and Vanessa Wells seek short stories in fantasy, horror, sci fi, and other speculative genres for their planned anthology Grumpy Old Gods. Gods may be from established mythologies, or you can create them out of whole cloth. Due Jan. 13, pays royalties. … 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: Liquid Imagination wants speculative fiction & poetry for February issue Due around Jan. 1, pays $8–$10 dollars for short stories or poems and $3–$5 for flash

Speculative fiction magazine Liquid Imagination wants fantasy, horror, and sci fi short stories and poetry for its February 2019 issue. They’ll close submissions about a month before releasing the issue. They pay $8–$10 dollars for short stories or poems and $3–$5 for flash. … Read more

Submission call: Crystal Lake Publishing wants short horror stories for anthology Due Jan. 1, pays 3¢/word

Crystal Lake Publishing wants short horror stories for its sixth Tales from the Lake anthology. Due Jan. 1; pays 3¢/word. … Read more

Submission call: Less Than Three Press wants paranormal romances featuring shifters with disabilities Due Jan. 31, 2019; pays royalties

Less Than Three Press is looking for paranormal LGBTQIA romances featuring shifters with disabilities for its upcoming Bound By Nothing book collection. Due Jan. 31, 2019; pays royalties. … Read more