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Third Flatiron wants sci-fi & fantasy shorts for anthology

May 9, 2017


Third Flatiron Publishing is based in Boulder, Colorado, and Ayr, Scotland. They are looking for submissions to their slipstream anthology title “Strange Beasties.” Slipstream is a kind of fantastic or non-realistic fiction that crosses conventional genre boundaries between science fiction, fantasy, and literary fiction. Are you itching to invent your own odd literary devices or […]

Review: Sweaterweather

February 26, 2016


Sweaterweather & Other Short Stories By Sara Varon First Second Books February 2016 128 pages In Sweaterweather & Other Short Stories, graphic artist and storyteller Sara Varon offers readers a playful retrospective of her career from insecure aspiring cartoonist to insecure published graphic novelist. The first eight in the collection are from her first book […]

The 2015 Stoneslide Story Contest

June 4, 2015


The 2015 Stoneslide Story Contest is currently open to any previously unpublished stories that exemplify the power of narrative to make one think and feel. Ideal stories will use character, plot, description, humor, pathos, and concept to open new emotional and cognitive territory for readers. The contest is judged by the editors at Stoneslide. Word […]

Online markets for SF short stories

April 1, 2015


Fantastic Stories of the Imagination Fantastic Stories publishes original and reprinted science fiction & fantasy as well as reviews and commentary of interest to the genre fiction community. They are looking for stories that cover the entire science fiction and fantasy spectrum, from magic realism to hard SF. “We want a story to surprise us […]

One Teen Story accepts unsolicited submissions

March 2, 2015


One Teen Story is a literary magazine for teens and adults who read young adult fiction. Each issue features one amazing YA short story. Unsolicited submissions are accepted throughout the year. One Teen Story accepts submissions from writers of all ages. 8 of the 12 stories they publish are written by established and emerging adult […]

Stoneslide welcomes unsolicited submissions

December 15, 2014


The Stoneslide Corrective e-magazine and Stoneslide Books are published by Stoneslide Media. Owners Christopher Wachlin and Jonathan Weisberg describe their e-magazine as “a wheellbarrow pushed by a mule.” They are looking for stories that use characters and emotions and make readers think. As always familiarize yourself with the work they publish. Links can be found […]

Crossed Genres Magazine seeks submissions

December 1, 2014


Each Crossed Genres Magazine carries a new genre or theme. Submissions to the magazine must combine elements of science fiction or fantasy with the current theme. Crossed Genres welcomes and strongly encourages submissions with underrepresented main characters: women, characters of color, LGBTQ characters, characters with disabilities, etc. During the month of December, they are looking for […]