Third Flatiron Anthologies is opening for submissions of SF/F/H short stories from February 15 – March 15, 2020. The theme of this anthology is “positive futures.” Stories should be 1500 – 3000 words, and pay rate is 8 cents per word. Full details on how to submit are here.
Unidentified Funny Objects is an annual anthology of humorous science fiction and fantasy. For their eighth anthology, they’re looking for all styles and sub-genres of speculative humor. Submission window opens April 1st and closes again on April 30, 2020. They want stories between 500 and 5,000 words, and payment is 10 cents a word. Full details […]
Arsenika is open to both flash fiction up to 1,000 words, and poetry submissions until November 1, 2019. Payment is $60 for flash, and $30 for poetry. Full details can be found here. Dark Moon Digest is a quarterly publication, and they are currently looking for stories between 1,500 and 7,000 words. Submission period is ongoing. […]
Dream Foundry has begun accepting submissions to their 2019 short story contest. This contest is open to non-pro writers only. No entry fees, SFF stories up to 10,000 words, and first prize is $500.00 Deadline for entries is October 13, 2019. Full details are here. Wordfire Press is opening submissions for their new anthology “Monsters, […]
Third Flatiron is open for submissions to their themed anthology Longevity from July 10- August 3, 2019. They are looking for stories between 1,500 and 3,000 words long, and pay rate is 8 cents a word. Full guidelines are here. Miscreations is open to submissions and will close again August 31, 2019. They are looking […]
Truancy is a semipro market for revised folktales, legends, myth, and retelling of traditional narratives. They are reading for issues 6 and 7 until September 30,2019. They pay 2 cents per word for stories between 1,000 and 3,000 words, and a flat $15 for poetry. Full guidelines are here. Frozen Wavelets is an e-zine of speculative flash […]
Nightscape Press has several open submission calls for a short story anthology, a Best of New Weird 2018 Anthology, and the Nightscape Charity Line. Payment is different for each open call, as are open and close dates. Full details are found here. Paper Butterfly Flash fiction is open to flash stories of up to 1,000 […]
Thrilling Word’s mission is to promote episodic fiction. Instead of publishing standalone speculative fiction short stories, they publish multiple flash fiction stories written by the same author. Combined length for a two story submission should be no more than 2,000 words, and payment is a flat rate of $160.00 for two stories. You can find […]
The Speculative Literature Foundation is accepting applications through March 31st for its annual Older Writer’s Grant. Each year they award two $500 grants to assist writers over the age of 50. Full details on how to apply are here. Translunar Travelers Lounge is looking for fun stories of up to 5,000 words. A fun story […]
Baen Books has announced their sixth annual Fantasy Adventure award. Stories should be no more than 8,000 words, a work of fantasy, and not a reprint. No entry fee, and only one submission per person. Full details and contest awards are found here.