PodCastle is looking for quality fantasy fiction. If you’re a writer with a speculative short story that you’d like to hear narrated by one of our performers, we’d like to see it.
Date: March 15, 2019
Length: Upto 6,000 words
Pay: $0.06 cents USD per word for orignials. $100 USD for reprints above 1500 words, $20 USD for reprints below 1500 words
Submit at: Podcastle
The second of the Days Anthologies series, The Alien Days Anthology, is a short story collection looking for stories that highlight the interaction, good or bad, between humanity and aliens. Your story could be set in the past, in the present or in the future. We are accepting stories in the Science Fiction, Fantasy, or Horror genres, all we ask is you take our readers on a journey through the imagination they will never forget.
Date: March 29, 2019
Length: 3,000 -10,000 words
Submit at: Castrum Press
We’re looking for top-quality novellas that prominently feature elements of horror and dark fantasy. We’re purposely casting a wide net here.
Date: April 15, 2019
Length: 20,000-40,000 words
Pay: $500 dollar advance on royalties (paid on publication), 50% of royalties across platforms (paperback,ebook, etc) after earn out.
Submit at: Crystal Lake Publishing
Speculative City publishes provocative works that are centered within a cityscape. Although all are welcome to submit, special consideration is given to creators and characters often underrepresented in speculative fiction, such as people of color, queer people, working-class people, and people with disabilities (this list is not exhaustive and acts as an example of the types of voices we wish to hear and show).
We are looking for fiction, poetry, and essays within the theme of the magazine’s upcoming issue.
* Limited submission windows. Check publisher’s guidelines for updates.
Date: Ongoing throughout the year
Length: Up to 5,500 words
Pay: $25-$75 USD depending on length and catagory of the submission.
Submit at: Speculative City
Theme: Dark fantasy and horror by disabled artists featuring disabled protagonists.
Looking for short horror and dark fantasy by disabled authors. Previously unpublished original work preferred, but reprints will be considered if the work is no longer in print or the work is older than ten years in age.
Date: March 31, 2019
Length: 1,500-5,500 words
Pay: $10 USD and an ebook contributors copy
Submit at: Sumiko Saulson