Submission Call: Cherry Tree literary magazine wants poetry, short stories, and creative nonfiction Submissions open August 1 to October 1; pays $20 honorarium

Literary magazine Cherry Tree: A National Literary Journal @ Washington College has an open submission period Aug 1 through October 1. They’re looking for original short stories, poems, and creative nonfiction that is “well-crafted ” and “not afraid to make us care.” They pay a $20 honorarium for First North American serial rights. … 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: Feminist literary magazine Room wants creative writing on the theme of sports Due January 31; pays $50–$150 CAD.

For its summer 2019 issue, Room magazine wants short stories, poetry, and essays by women and nonbinary writers on the theme of sports. Due January 31, 2019, pays $50–$150 CAD. … 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: 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: 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: Room magazine wants poetry about current events Submit anytime, pays $25 CAD/poem

Room magazine wants poetry from members of marginalized groups about current events affecting their communities. Submit anytime; pays $25 CAD/poem. … 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: Nature Futures wants very short sci-fi stories Pays £85 or US$130, no deadline

Nature futures logo which is a stylized image of Saturn and its moons with the word Futures below

Nature, the international science magazine, wants science fiction shorts for its speculative fiction column Futures.
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