Member News Of Note

All of us at OWW are thrilled to extent our congratulations to N.K. Jemisin for winning the 2018 Best Novel Hugo Award for The Stone Sky. This was her third Hugo Award, which might be even more exciting. Our members and alumni are truly the best in the world.

Publication News

William Delman wrote to say: “Just wanted to let the community know I have two pieces out right now. “Head in the Cloud” is currently up at The Arcanist, and “Known Issues” is in Mythic #6, available now from Amazon, and other retailers. Also, I’ve very happy to announce my story “The Endless Lives of […]

Editor’s Choice Award August 2018, Horror

The Editors’ Choices are chosen from the submissions from the previous month that show the most potential or otherwise earn the admiration of our Resident Editors. Submissions in four categories — science fiction chapters, fantasy chapters, horror, and short stories — receive a detailed review, meant to be educational for others as well as the […]

Grapevine/Market News

Artemis Rising is an annual month-long event across all four Escape Artists podcasts, celebrating the voices of women, non-binary, trans, and marginalized gendered authors in genre fiction. During the month of September, PseudoPod Horror Podcast Magazine seeks submissions to celebrate ARTEMIS RISING, a special month-long event across the Escape Artists podcasts featuring stories by any author […]

Publication News

Rhonda (R.S.) Garcia wants us all to know: “My story, “The Anchorite Wakes”,  was just published in Issue 143 of Clarkesworld Magazine. This was a dream market for me, and not one I thought I’d crack. Somehow, they bought the first thing I was ever brave enough to send them. Figured this group was the […]

Writing Challenge/Prompt

This month try a world-building challenge. What does it take to build a believable empire for a book or a story? Consider the society, the religion (or lack of religion), how people are fed, clothed, and how they go about their daily lives. Are all empires huge and far flung? And are empires by definition […]

Grapevine/Market News

An open call for writers. The John Silence RPG & Anthology is a collective projective reinvisioning of Algernon Blackwood’s “John Silence” short stories to focus on non-white/POC/ethnically and racially marginalized psychic detectives in an alternate American noir setting spanning the 1920s to the 1990s. Pay is 6 cents per word up to 6,000 words, and […]

Editor’s Choice Award August 2018, Short Story

The Editors’ Choices are chosen from the submissions from the previous month that show the most potential or otherwise earn the admiration of our Resident Editors. Submissions in four categories — science fiction chapters, fantasy chapters, horror, and short stories — receive a detailed review, meant to be educational for others as well as the […]

Editor’s Choice Award July 2018, Fantasy

The Editors’ Choices are chosen from the submissions from the previous month that show the most potential or otherwise earn the admiration of our Resident Editors. Submissions in four categories — science fiction chapters, fantasy chapters, horror, and short stories — receive a detailed review, meant to be educational for others as well as the […]

Editor’s Choice Award July 2018, Science Fiction

The Editors’ Choices are chosen from the submissions from the previous month that show the most potential or otherwise earn the admiration of our Resident Editors. Submissions in four categories — science fiction chapters, fantasy chapters, horror, and short stories — receive a detailed review, meant to be educational for others as well as the […]