Submission Call: MYTHIC wants sci fi and fantasy Pays $40; due August 15

MYTHIC is open for submissions June 1 through August 15. They want original sci-fi and fantasy fiction short stories. Works should be 2,000–6,000 words, submitted in standard manuscript format in Word. … Read more

Submission Call: Enchanted Conversation want fairy tales and myths on any theme Pays $20, due July 20

Enchanted Conversation Magaine submissions open until July 20, no theme

Online fairy tale, folklore, and mythology magazine Enchanted Conversation is seeking stories and comics for its August issue. Deadline is July 20 and they pay $20/piece.
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Submission Call: Lackington’s seeks speculative fiction short stories for e-magazine Pays 1¢/word (minimum $25 Canadian); submissions open June & July

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Lackington’s wants speculative fiction short stories for the next issue of its e-magazine. The publication prefers “controlled and well-crafted wordsmithery that reflects the story, setting, theme, atmosphere, or philosophy it seeks to describe.” … Read more

Submission call: Radiant Crown Publishing wants speculative romances, pays 1¢/word, due Dec. 31

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Radiant Crown Publishing is reading short romances in sci-fi, fantasy, and other speculative fiction genres for inclusion in its anthology Mystique Masquerade. … Read more

Submission call: Less Than Three Press wants apocalyptic LGBTQI+ romances Due July 31, pays $150

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Less Than Three Press wants LGBTQIA+ romances that take place in an apocalyptic or post-apocalyptic world for the upcoming anthology Life After All. Since the stories are romance, they should not be completely bleak. … Read more

Submission Call: Anathema wants speculative fiction from Queer POC, pays $50 | No deadline

Anathema: Spec from the Margins is a tri-annual speculative fiction magazine of work by indigenous LGBTQ2+ people and queer people of color. They are looking for fiction of up to 6,000 words for upcoming issues.
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Submission Call: BLF Press seeks Black women’s speculative writing, pays $50, due June 30

BLF Press invites Black women writers to submit stories and poetry to Black to the Future, an anthology of Black speculative writing, “including science fiction, fantasy, and Afrofuturism.” The editors are Stephanie Andrea Allen, Lauren Cherelle, and Krystal A. Smith.
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