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: 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: 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: 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: Mystery Weekly Magazine wants crime & mystery short stories Submit any time, pays 1¢/word

Mystery Weekly Magazine wants crime & mystery short stories for upcoming issues. No deadline, pays 1¢/word. … Read more

Submission call: Nobilis Erotica wants erotic speculative fiction for its podcast Pays $25/story, no deadline

Nobilis Reed just emailed me to let me know he needs more erotic short fiction for the Nobilis Erotica podcast, a biweekly podcast dedicated to erotic speculative fiction and “the most prolific erotica podcast in the known universe.” … Read more

Submission Call: Future Visions seek speculative fiction Pays $150, no deadline

Future Visions seeks speculative fiction “[i]n the tradition of great television anthology series such as The Twilight Zone and Black Mirror. They publish anthologies each quarter and accept submissions on a rolling basis. … Read more

Submission Call: Colorado State University seeks literary short stories, poetry for Colorado Review Pays $200, submission period open Aug. 1–April 30

Colorado State University wants literary short stories and poetry for Colorado Review. The submission period is open Aug. 1–April 30; they pay $200 for short stories and $10/page for poetry. … Read more