Twelfth Planet Press will be open to novellas of between 17,000 and 40,000 words beginning September 1, and ending November 30. They pay a $300.00 advance and 40% royalties. Full details can be found here.
DAW books is actively seeking new works of science fiction and fantasy written by and/or featuring people of color, Native people, disabled people, neurodiverse people, LGBTQIA+ people, and those from other underrepresented or marginalized communities. You can find full details on how to submit here.
Crossed Genres is now open to submissions, and will close again on August 15th. They ware paying 7 cents per word for stories about resisting fascism. Word count is from 250-8,000 words. Full details can be found here.
Flame Tree Press has opened submissions for their first two 2019 anthologies: Haunted House and Cosy Crime. They are looking for stories between 2,000-4,000 words, and payment is 6 cents per word.
Tor.com Publishing will soon be reopening to unsolicited novella submissions starting July 30, 2018, Lee Harris, Carl Engle-Laird, and Ruoxi Chen will be reading and evaluating original novellas between 20,000-40,000 words long. They will be open for two weeks beginning on July 30 around 9:00 AM EST (UTC-1:00) and ending on August 13 9:00 AM EST (UTC-1:00).
Cemetery Dance magazine is accepting submissions from June 5, 2018 until July 5, 2018 from authors who have never sold a story to the magazine before. If you’ve already had a story accepted for publication in the magazine, please wait for the next reading period. They are looking for stories up to 5,000 in length, and pay is pro rates. Full submission guidelines are here.
PodCastle is open for submissions until June 30th. They are looking for stories up to 6,000 words, and pay 6 cents per word. Full submission guidelines are here.
After being closed to submissions for a long time, Tor.com is reopening to unsolicited novellas May 1st through May 15th. There will be another submission period in July for those not ready to submit right now.
Uncanny Magazine’s special Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction is open for submissions January 15 to February 15, 2018. They are looking for stories up to 6,000 words, and pay 8 cents per word. Full guidelines are here.
Uncanny Magazine is opening for submissions to their Special Shared Universe Dinosaurs issue, March 1-15, 2018. They pay 8 cents per word, and are looking for stores up to 6,000 words long. Full guidelines are found here.
Apex will consider novellas in length of 30,000 to 40,000 words and novels in length up to 120,000 words, and are particularly looking for novels that fit within the dark sci-fi category. Dark fantasy and horror submissions are also welcome. A literary agent is not required for submission.
Mother of Invention, a new anthology from Twelfth Planet Press, will feature diverse, challenging stories about gender as it relates to the creation of artificial intelligence and robotics. They are looking for stories of between 500 and 5,000 words, and payment is 6 cents per word. Full guidelines here.