Submission call: Selene Quarterly wants short speculative romances, mysteries, and alternate histories Submission period Dec. 1–Dec. 15; pays 1¢–3¢/word for fiction and 25¢/line for poetry.

Selene Quarterly Magazine is a speculative romance, mystery, and alternate history quarterly periodical seeking short stories and flash fiction for upcoming issues. Submission period Dec. 1–Dec. 15; pays 1¢–3¢/word for fiction and 25¢/line for poetry. … Read more

Submission Call: Cast of Wonders podcast wants young adult fantasy, sci-fi, and horror shorts Pays 6¢/word, submissions open Nov. 15–Dec. 31

Cast of Wonders is accepting short story submissions (up to 6,000 words) Nov. 15–Dec. 31. Cast of Wonders is a speculative fiction podcast geared toward young adults ages 12–17, and they will consider any subgenre, from sci-fi to high fantasy to age-appropriate paranormal romance.
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Submission call: Liminality magazine wants speculative poetry Due November 30, pays $10/poem

Liminality: A Magazine of Speculative Poetry is seeking poems in fantasy, sci-fi, horror, and related genres for its next issue. Due November 30, pays $10/poem. … Read more

Submission Call: PodCastle wants short stories in the fantasy genre Pays 6¢/word; submissions open Nov. 1–Nov. 30

The fantasy genre podcast PodCastle is open to submissions November 1–30. Editors seek out quality short fiction and encourage submissions from diverse and underrepresented groups. PodCastle pays 6¢/word for original fiction. … Read more

Submission Call: Enchanted Conversation want fairy tales and myths set in winter Pays $10, due November 20

Enchanted Conversation December 2018 issue cover

Online fairy tale, folklore, and mythology magazine Enchanted Conversation is seeking stories and comics set in the season of winter for its December issue. Pays $10, due November 20. … 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: Blue Cubicle Press wants short stories about school workers for Workers Write! Pays $5 to $50, due Dec. 31, 2018 (or until the issue is full)

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Blue Cubicle Press wants short stories and poetry for the fifteenth edition of its annual literary magazine Workers Write!, to be released in 2019. This year’s theme will be More Tales from the Classroom. The majority of stories they publish are contemporary literary fiction, but historical, magical realism, and other genres will also be considered. … 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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Submission Call: Factor Four magazine seeks speculative flash fiction Pays 8¢/word; submit anytime

Factor Four Magazine wants flash fiction up to 1,500 words in the science fiction, fantasy, supernatural, and superhero subgenres for upcoming issues. Submit anytime; they pay 8¢/word. … Read more