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
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
Gemma Open Door wants book proposals for its teen and adult literacy program. They’re looking for short fiction and memoirs of 10,000 words or less that are written at the second- tofifth-gradee reading levels. Currently, they are specifically seeking to expand their selection of LGBTQ titles. … Read more
Cicada, the literary magazine for readers ages 14 and up, wants flash fiction of 1,000 words or less. They pay up to 10¢/word for new work, and less for previously published stories.
Publisher eXtasy Books publishes erotica and erotic romance; through its Devine Destinies imprint, it also publishes non-erotic romance fiction, including the subgenres of sweet romance, young adult, and sci-fi romance. Romances can feature pairings of any and all genders. … Read more