Wednesday, October 26, 2022

122 Calls for Submissions in November 2022 - Paying markets

This November there are more than ten dozen calls for submissions. All of these are paying markets, and none charge submission fees. As always, every genre, style, and form is wanted, from short stories to poetry to essays.

I post calls for submissions a few days prior to the first day of every month. But as I am collecting them, I post them on my page, Calls for Submissions. You can get a jump on next month's calls for submissions by checking that page periodically throughout the month. (I only post paying markets.)

Also see Paying Markets for hundreds of paying markets arranged by form and genre.

Happy submitting!

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Propertius Press. Genre: Full-length manuscripts, Historical Fiction by BIPOC, POC, Minority, Indigenous, Writers. Payment: Royalties. Deadline: November 1, 2022.

Iron Horse Party IssueGenre: Poetry, fiction, nonfiction."Poems, stories, and essays that center around parties: birthday, anniversary, going away, coming home, Super Bowl, baby showers, bachelor or bachelorette, dinner or cocktail, housewarming, costume, tea, slumber, hurricane watch, toga, block, or raves. Any type of party!" Payment: $100 per essay or story, and $50 per poem or flash piece. Deadline: November 1, 2022.

Kelp Journal. Genre: Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. Oceanic themes. Payment: $35. Deadline: November 1, 2022.

Propertius Press. Genre: Biography or memoir, full length. Payment: Royalties. Deadline: November 1, 2022.

WordworksRestrictions: Open to BC and Yukon writers. Genre: Poetry, flash fiction, short story, and creative non-fiction on theme of Beginnings. Payment: $125 per page for original articles, $100 for cover art and $25 for other interior illustrations, $50 for reprints. Deadline:November 1, 2022.

Ninth LetterGenre: Poems, nonfiction, and short fiction. "The theme for this issue is Constellations. The nightsky stars themselves are not arranged in patterns and shapes and mythological beasts–it is the observer who sees the connections, draws the lines, and makes the picture. What is a constellation, then, but independences transformed into a larger vision when unseen connections are realized and imagined into being?" Payment: $25 for poetry, $75 for prose. Deadline: November 1, 2022.

Last Girls ClubGenre: Feminist horror: short stories and poems - see themes. Payment: Short Story-2,500 words or less. $0.01 USD per word/$25 USD and copy of magazine; Flash Fiction-less than a 1,000 words $0.01 USD per word/$10 USD; Poems-less than 200 words $10 upon acceptance and a PDF of the magazine. Deadline: November 1, 2022.

FoglifterGenre: Foglifter is a biannual compendium of  queer and trans writing. It’s a space where LGBTQ+ writers celebrate, mourn, rage, and embrace. "Foglifter welcomes daring and thoughtful work by queer and trans writers in all forms, and we are especially interested in cross-genre, intersectional, marginal, and transgressive work. We want the pieces that challenged you as a writer, what you poured yourself into and risked the most to make. But we also want your tenderest, gentlest work, what you hold closest to your heart. Whatever you're working on now that's keeping you alive and writing, Foglifter wants to read it." Payment: $25. Deadline: November 1, 2022.

Galaxy's EdgeGenre: Speculative fiction. Flash fiction, short stories and novelettes up to 10,000 words. Payment: 7 cents per word for new fiction. Deadline: November 1, 2022. (Note: Opens every Tuesday for submissions)

Penguin/Random House AustraliaRestrictions: Submissions are restricted to Australian and New Zealand residents. Genre: Children's and YA books. Payment: Royalties. Deadline: November 1, 2022.

The Iowa ReviewGenre: Nonfiction. Payment: $0.08 per word for prose ($100 minimum). Deadline: November 1, 2022. No fee for snail mail submissions. $4 fee for online submissions.

The Other Stories (Audio). Genre: Horror on themes. Payment: 15 GBT. Deadline: November 1, 2022. See themes.

OlitRestrictions: Strong preference for Orlando based writers/submissions about Orlando and surrounding areas. Genre: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Hybrid, Artwork, Photography. "Send us all kinds of stuff. We love the artfully weird." Payment: $10. Deadline: November 1, 2022.

Thema: So THAT'S WhyGenre: Fiction, poetry, and art on theme: So THAT's Why. Payment:  $10-$25 for short fiction and artwork, $10 for poetry. Deadline: November 1, 2022. Accepts reprints.

The First LineGenres: Fiction, poetry, nonfiction using the first line provided. (See site.) Payment: $25.00 - $50.00 for fiction, $5.00 - $10.00 for poetry, and $25.00 for nonfiction. Deadline: November 1, 2022.

ellipsis… literature & artGenre: Poetry, short fiction, drama, and creative non-fiction. Payment: $3 per page fpr prose. $10 for poetry. Deadline: November 2, 2022. (Only pays American writers.)

Cosmic Roots and Eldritch ShoresGenre: Speculative stories, poetry, nonfiction. Payment: 8 cents/word for original work. 2 cents/word for reprints. $1 a line for poetry. 2 - 8 cents/word for nonfiction. Deadline: November 2, 2022. Accepts reprints.

FanaticalGenre: Science-fiction and fantasy stories (horror and mystery too if fantastical enough) of between 2,000 and 6,000 words. stories should be inspired by tabletop games - roleplaying games, board games, miniature wargames - but not necessarily be set in those exact worlds or feature particular characters or places. Payment: £20. Deadline: November 5, 2022. 

HavokGenre: Flash fiction on theme of The Americas. Payment: $50 via PayPal for each story selected for an Anthology. No payment for online publication. Deadline: November 5, 2022.

Cossmass InfinitiesRestrictions: Open to Black, Asian, Latin, LGBTQ+ and other under-represented authors. Genre: Science fiction and fantasy short stories. Payment: $0.08/word for original fiction. Deadline: November 7, 2022.

Geez: Bread and WineGenre: Nonfiction, pitches on theme “Bread and Wine.” "Geez is a quarterly, non-profit, ad-free, print magazine about social justice, art, and activism for people at the fringes of faith in both Canada and the US." Genre: Long-form journalism, personal stories of transformation, short bursts of feelings, and nuggets of inspiration. Accepts poetry on a limited basis. Payment: $50 - $100. Deadline: November 7, 2022.

League of Canadian Poets: Adventitious SoundsRestrictions: Open to Canadian citizens and residents. Genre: Poetry. "The purpose of this call for submission is to rebuild to soundscape of medical practitioners." Payment: $25. Deadline: November 7, 2022. (Deadline extended.)

Dismantle Magazine. Genre: Personal essays that explore larger cultural issues related to fashion, pop culture and social change. Payment: $75.00 per article over ~1000 words. Deadline: November 7, 2022.

ShenandoahGenre: Poetry. Payment: $100. Deadline: November 7, 2022. Opens November 1. Closes when cap is reached.

Double-Edged SwordGenre: Co-authored, dark fantasy. Payment: $0.01/word. Deadline: November 8, 2022.

Galaxy's EdgeGenre: Speculative fiction. Flash fiction, short stories and novelettes up to 10,000 words. Payment: 7 cents per word for new fiction. Deadline: November 8, 2022. (Note: Opens every Tuesday for submissions)

Porter House Review. Genre: Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction. Payment: "Competitive rates" Deadline: November 8, 2022.

HexagonGenre: Speculative fiction short stories, flash fiction, poetry, graphic stories, and visual art, in English or French. Payment: $5 for accepted poetry and cartoons, 0.01$ per word for all short stories up to 7,500 words, $40/page for comics and $150 for cover art pieces. (Payment in CAD). Deadline: November 8, 2022. 

Ornithopter PressGenre: Poetry chapbooks. Suggested manuscript length: 70 to 100 pages. Payment: Royalties. Deadline: November 12, 2022.

The Fabulist. Genre: Fantastical and genre fiction. Payment: $25. Deadline: November 12, 2022.

berlin litGenre: Poetry. Payment: 20 euros per poem. Deadline: November 12, 2022.

MightyGenre: Fiction stories ranging from 500 to 3500 words. "We want to celebrate characters who are disabled and still save the day, whose abilities and disabilities are equally important aspects of their lives and identities." Payment: CAD $0.08/word. Deadline: November 14, 2022.

So to SpeakGenre: Poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and visual art. Intersectionist feminist perspective. Payment; Modest honorarium. (Print issue only) Deadline: November 14, 2022.

Flame Tree: Darkness Beckons. Genre: Horror. Payment: 8 cents/word. Deadline: November 14, 2022.

WTAW Full-Length ManuscriptsGenre: Full-length manuscripts: novels, memoirs, creative nonfiction, collections of stories and essays, hybrids. Payment: Royalties. Deadline: November 15, 2022. Fee waived for BIPOC writers.

The Hopkins Review: Locating a Collective Lyric IGenre: Essays. "For this folio, we invite a range of contributions and approaches to theorizing a collective lyric I across media from those working in and beyond disciplines such as disability studies, history of art, history, literature, political theory, performance, translation, and the visual arts. Scholarly writing, creative work, and experimental essays are among the genres we welcome." Payment: $1 per line for poetry and $10 per page for prose, with a minimum payment of $40 per poetry acceptance and $100 per prose acceptance. Deadline: November 15, 2022.

The Rialto. Genre: Poetry. Payment: £20 per poem.  Deadline: November 15, 2022. Note: They may close early if their submission cap is reached. 

The Aurora JournalGenre: Prose, poetry. "We look for writing that is surreal, ethereal, mystical, and explores the dangerous limits of surrealism." Payment: $12. Deadline: November 15, 2022. 

CarouselRestrictions: Open to Canadians only. Genre: Poetry and fiction. Payment: Poetry: $20 per poem — Fiction: $40–$80 per story — Experimental Reviews: $20–$40 per review. Deadline: November 15, 2022. Note: They only have 200 free submissions per month; if they exceed that number, their free submissions categories will close for the remainder of the month.

Songs of Eretz Poetry Review. Genre: Poetry and art. Payment: $7 per poem, $12 for cover art and $7 for inside art. Deadline: November 15, 2022. See themes.

The Pig’s BackGenre: Fiction and non-fiction. Length: 2000 - 5000 words. Payment: €300. Deadline: November 15, 2022.

Luna Station QuarterlyRestrictions: Open to women writers only. Genre: Speculative fiction. Payment: $5. Deadline: November 15, 2022. Some reprints accepted.

Belanger Books: Sherlock Holmes: Adventures in the Realms of H.P. LovecraftGenre: Fiction. "Imagine Holmes investigating the disappearance of a college student in the mysterious town of Innsmouth, matching wits with a man who can reanimate the dead, or using his deductive skills to help fight creatures from beyond the realm of time and space. These are just some of the stories which could be included in the new anthology Sherlock Holmes: Adventures in the Realms of H.P. Lovecraft. The anthology will feature traditional Sherlock Holmes stories blended with one or more of Lovecraft’s tales." Payment: $50 or $100. Deadline: November 15, 2022.

Galaxy's EdgeGenre: Speculative fiction. Flash fiction, short stories and novelettes up to 10,000 words. Payment: 7 cents per word for new fiction. Deadline: November 15, 2022. (Note: Opens every Tuesday for submissions)

UntetheredGenre: Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, hybrid writing, visual art and those strange things in between. Payment: $20. Deadline: November 15, 2022.

A Coup of OwlsRestrictions: Only submit if you are aged 18 or over and belong to an underrepresented or marginalised community. These include, but are not limited to: LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, and disabled people. Genre: Fiction. Theme: Other and Different. Payment: £15. Deadline: November 15, 2022.

Word West RevueGenre: Fiction, poetry, nonfiction, books, videos and photography that engage with "the west." Payment: Short prose and poetry: $100 for each accepted print piece. $25 for each accepted online piece. Photography: $5 per photo used online. $15 per photo used in print. Video: $50 for each two week block of screening. Books: authors recieve an advance upon acceptance, 15% royalties on print sales, and 35% on ebook sales, paid out quarterly. Deadline: November 15, 2022.

Muse MagazineGenre: Nonfiction articles for children. Payment: Not specified. Deadline: November 15, 2022. See themes.

The Lorelei SignalGenre: Fantasy short stories, flash fiction, and poetry with strong female characters. Payment: $15 for short stories, $5 for poems and flash (<1000 wds) fiction pieces, $5 for reprints. Deadline: November 15, 2022. Accepts reprints.

Grumpy Old DragonsGenre: Humor. Words: 3000-4000. "We’re looking for stories where the dragon takes center stage (or at least steals the show). To be considered for the anthology, the story must contain at least one loveable ‘grumpy’ character – it can be the dragon’s human mentor, a disembodied ghost of a former dragon snack, or the dragon themselves." Payment: Profit sharing. Deadline: November 15, 2022.

Eerie River: Cosmic Horror AnthologyGenre: Cosmic horror. Payment: Flat rate payment ¢1 per word CAD after approved edits - up to $70 CAD. Deadline: November 15, 2022.

The Blue RouteRestrictions: Only the work of current undergraduate writers will be considered.  Genres: Fiction, or creative nonfiction totaling no more than 3000 words. Payment: $25. Deadline: November 15, 2022.

The London Reader: Plant Life. Genre: Stories, poems, essays, and art about the secret lives of plants and the people who live with them. Payment: Revenue sharing. Deadline: November 15, 2022.

Maine Review. Genre: Short fiction, poetry. Payment: Fiction and Nonfiction writers receive a $25 honorarium per published flash (1,000 words or fewer) and a $50 honorarium for work 1,001 words or more. Poets receive a $25 honorarium per published poem. Deadline: Fee free from November 11 - November 17, 2022.

Wilson Quarterly - Navigating Geopolitical Strategic Competition. Genre: Nonfiction articles. "We are looking for reporting that will highlight examples of partnerships of all kinds that are strengthening the technological, economic, supply chain, energy, and infrastructure underpinnings required for America and its allies to deter aggression and secure a rules-based order. In short, we want to showcase ways that the US can be proactive in creating an advantage in a competitive world." Payment: $2000. Deadline: November 17, 2022. Pitches only.

ShooterGenre: Stories, essays, memoir and poetry to do with the Body. "We’re looking for stories, essays, memoir and poetry on anything to do with the body and physicality: competitive sports, endurance, sexual attraction, body image, beauty, the sense of touch, ageing, pregnancy and childbirth. Whatever might literally be on the body also makes for welcome subjects, such as tattoo art, jewellery, clothing and fashion." Payment: £25 per story and £5 per poem. Stories that fall below the requested minimum of 2,000 words will be paid at poetry rates. Artists will be paid £25 for use of their work as magazine illustration. Deadline: November 20, 2022.

Flash Fiction OnlineGenre: Speculative (science fiction, fantasy, slipstream, and horror) and literary fiction. Payment: $80. Deadline: November 21, 2022. 

GeistRestrictionsCanadian connection required. Genre: Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art. Payment$100 - $1200. Deadline: November 21, 2022.  Accepts reprints.

BrackenGenre: Poetry and art. "Bracken is a literary magazine born of the love of the woods and its shadows." Payment: $30. Deadline: November 21, 2022. 

Galaxy's EdgeGenre: Speculative fiction. Flash fiction, short stories and novelettes up to 10,000 words. Payment: 7 cents per word for new fiction. Deadline: November 22, 2022. (Note: Opens every Tuesday for submissions)

CutleafGenre: Poetry. Send up to seven poems. Payment: $50 to $200. Deadline: November 24, 2022. (Submit early in the month. Closes when cap is reaached.)

Arc Poetry MagazineGenre: Poetry. Payment: $50 per page. Deadline: November 25, 2022. 

Every Day FictionGenre: Flash fiction on holiday themes. Length: 1000 words max. Payment: $3. Deadline: November 26, 2022.

VoiceworksRestrictions: Open to Australians under the age of 25. Genre: Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art and comics. Theme: Grain. Payment: $100 for written work and art, $150 for multi-page comics or suites of art. Deadline: November 27, 2022. Nonfiction pitches only.

Flame Tree: Lost AtlantisGenre: Short stories. "We’re looking for tales of lost civilisations, perfect societies that withdraw from the world, from the plains of Saharan Africa, to the India of the Indus, from subterranean coastlines to narrow mountain ravines, hidden by vistas of cloud, but enchanting the minds of those yearning for something better, something beyond." Payment: 8 cents/6 pence per word for original stories, 6 cents/4 pence for reprints. Deadline: November 27, 2022. Reprints accepted.

Flame Tree: Spirits and GhoulsGenre: Short stories. "We’re looking for explorations of spirits, ghosts and ghouls, from every corner of the world. The spirits of the mountainside, the ghouls of the deserts, the abandoned ghosts of pirate ships, the spirits who linger to protect, the apparitions who thirst for revenge, and the ghouls who simply lust for the taste of flesh." Payment: 8 cents/6 pence per word for original stories, 6 cents/4 pence for reprints. Deadline: November 27, 2022. Reprints accepted.

The Storyteller Series (Podcast and Print) Genre: Fiction, non-fiction, memoir up to 10,000 words.  Payment: $50. Deadline: November 28, 2022. Reprints accepted.

Poems of Liberty—Human Rights EditionGenre: Poetry. " This year, we are focusing on three topics that have been defining for human rights in Europe in 2022: Press Freedom, Diversity and Disinformation & Diversity. Payment: €250 per contributor. Deadline: November 28, 2022.

FacesGenre: Nonfiction, activities for children 9 - 14. Payment: Not specified. Deadline: November 28, 2022. Queries onlySee themes.

Exposition ReviewGenre: Fiction, flash fiction, nonfiction, poetry, scripts for stage & screen, experimental narratives, visual art, film, and comics. Theme: Lines. Payment: $50. Deadline: November 29, 2022. (No fee submission day)

Galaxy's EdgeGenre: Speculative fiction. Flash fiction, short stories and novelettes up to 10,000 words. Payment: 7 cents per word for new fiction. Deadline: November 29, 2022. (Note: Opens every Tuesday for submissions)

Dragon Soul Press: Beastly TalesGenre: "All monster romance stories. All heat levels are accepted; erotica preferred." Payment: Royalties. Deadline: November 30, 2022. 

Good Printed Things. Genre: Poems, essays, short stories on theme: Rituals. Payment: $50. Deadline: November 30, 2022. 

Tram EditionsGenre: Poetry and hybrid chapbooks. Payment: Royalties. Deadline: November 30, 2022. Closes when submission cap is reached.

55 FathomsGenre: Book length works (40,000 to 120,000 words). Unpublished novels and nonfiction works only. "We are only interested in those books written in the literary style; mainstream genre works are not a good match for us." Payment: Royalties. Deadline: November 30, 2022

The Worcester ReviewGenre: Poetry. Payment: $20. Deadline: November 30, 2022. (No submission fee for BIPOC writers)

Flare An Anthology of Chronic Illness Told in Flash NarrativesGenre: Fiction, creative nonfiction, and hybrid prose to 750 words about the experience of chronic illness. Payment: $10. Deadline: November 30, 2022. (Deadline extended)

CrannógGenres: Poetry, short stories. Payment: €120 per poem and €200 per story, €200 per author interview and €200 per cover image. Deadline: November 30, 2022.

Night Terror Novels Publishing: Hear the Slay Bells Ring. Genre: Flash fiction. Christmas- and winter-themed horror. Payment: £10. Deadline: November 30, 2022.

The Stinging FlyGenre: Fiction, nonfiction, poetry. Payment: Fiction and nonfiction: €30 per magazine page; Poetry: €50 per poem; Featured Poet: €250. Deadline: November 30, 2022. Opens November 15, 2022.

The Hudson ReviewGenre: Fiction, poetry, essays, book reviews; criticism of literature, art, theatre, dance, film, and music; and articles on contemporary cultural developments. Payment: Not specified. Deadline: November 30th, 2022. (Fiction only)

The Big Book of Things That Go Bump in the Night: A Collection of Utah Horror.  Restrictions: All entries must have a Utah connection, either on the part of the author or the story itself. Genre: Stories and poems suitable for a middle-grade audience in the same vein as Neil Gaiman, Victoria Schwab, Patrick Ness, Holly Black, and R.L. Stine. Please ensure your story/poem is suitable for a younger audience. Prize: $10 - $35. Deadline: November 30, 2022.

Nine PensRestrictions: Open to poets in UK and Ireland. Genre: Poetry pamphlets. Payment: Royalties? Deadline: November 30, 2022.

Lamar University Literary PressGenre: Literary fiction—novels and short story collections, poetry. "While our focus is upon original literary work, we will consider books on or about the following if written to our standards: graphic art, biography, regional interest for East Texas." Payment: Royalties. Deadline: November 30, 2022.

8th & Atlas Genre: Novels, memoirs, nonfiction/long-form journalism, YA, hybrid works, essay/short story collections, graphic novels, and anthologies. Payment: Royalties. Deadline: November 30, 2022. 

Dragon Soul Press: UnionGenre: "Science fiction romance stories. Outer space and aliens are accepted. All heat levels are accepted." Payment: Royalties. Deadline: November 30, 2022. (Extended deadline)

Poetry WalesGenre: Poetry, reviews, articles. See themePayment: Poems £20/page. Reviews £67.50/1500-word review. Articles £200/3000 word, or in that proportion, depending on number of published words. Deadline: November 30, 2022. Submissions in English.

Made in L.ARestrictions: Open to writers who live in Los Angeles. Payment: $0.01 per word. Deadline: November 30, 2022.  Accepts reprints.

The Hopkins Review: Folio on WalkingGenre: "Creative and critical-creative essays and other writings for a folio on walking as a creative and conceptual practice and as a place where private reveries and public perception intersect." Payment: $1 per line for poetry and $10 per page for prose, with a minimum payment of $40 per poetry acceptance and $100 per prose acceptance. Deadline: November 30, 2022.

StanchionGenre: Chapbook collections of short stories, flash fiction, poetry, essays, or a hybrid mix of writing. All genres will be considered. Payment: Stanchion authors will receive a lump sum payment of $200 for the initial press run of 100 copies of their book, paid upon publication via PayPal. For each additional press run of 100 copies, the author will receive additional payments, escalating in $50 increments. For example, the 2nd printing nets the author $250, the 3rd $300, and so on, capping at $400. Deadline: November 30, 2022.

The MaulGenre: Horror between 100 and 3,000 words. "We enjoy pulp fiction. That means we look for stories that pop. Exaggeration, melodrama, impossibly imaginative settings, and vivid imagery are encouraged. Bring us something that really jumps off the page. Be as over-the-top as you like. If you’re a more subtle writer, submit anyway. Sometimes one good twist or some relatable descriptions will still catch people’s eye, even the uninitiated." Payment: $0.08/word for original fiction, $0.02/word for reprints. Deadline: November 30, 2022.

Cardinal Rule Press Genre: Children’s picture books that empower children through meaningful stories for readers, age 4-11. They also publish non-fiction books for parents (word count up to 70k). Payment: Royalties. Deadline: November 30, 2022.

Maine Review. Genre: Short fiction, poetry. Payment: Fiction and Nonfiction writers receive a $25 honorarium per published flash (1,000 words or fewer) and a $50 honorarium for work 1,001 words or more. Poets receive a $25 honorarium per published poem. Deadline: Fee free from November 24 - October 30, 2022.

This World Belongs to UsGenre: Horror stories about bugs. Payment: 5 cents/word. Deadline: November 30, 2022. 

Quarter(ly). Genre: Stories, poems, art, reviews, analysis, graphic stories. See themes. Payment: $5. Deadline: November 30, 2022. 

Baltimore ReviewGenre: Poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, videos (including poetry), and cross-genre work. Payment: $40. Deadline: November 30, 2022.

Gravelight Press: Halloween PartyGenre: Short stories and poems relating to all things horror. Payment: $25. Deadline: November 30, 2022.

Cricket Media: ASK MagazineGenre: Science articles for children 7–10 years old. Theme: Buried Treasure. Payment: Unspecified. Deadline: November 30, 2022. Queries only.

AfreadaRestrictions: Open to African writers. Genre: Short fiction, up to 5,000 words. Payment: £25. Deadline: November 30, 2022. 

Quarter PressGenre: Stories, art, poetry, nonfiction on theme: Ends. Payment: $5. Deadline: November 30, 2022. 

MQR MixtapeGenre: Short stories, essays, and poetry, and a variety of other work that isn’t standard fare in most literary journals. Length: 300 words max. See themePayment: Not specified. Deadline: November 30, 2022. 

Broken Sleep Books. (UK) Genre: Poetry pamphlets (up to 40 pages). Payment: Royalties. Deadline:  November 30, 2022. 

Poet LoreGenre: Poetry. Payment: $50. DeadlineNovember 30, 2022.

Split Lip MagazineGenre: Fiction (flash and short stories), memoirs, and poetry. with a pop-culture twist. Payment: $50 per author (via PayPal) for our web issues. Payment for print is $5 per page, minimum of $20, plus 2 contributor copies and a 1-year subscription. Deadline: November 30, 2022. NoteSubmit early in the month.

The FiddleheadGenre: Fiction, including excerpts from novels, creative nonfiction, art, and poetry. Payment: $60 CAD per published page. Deadline: November 30, 2022. 

TypehouseRestrictions: In honor of Native American Heritage Month, no-fee submissions are open for all Native/Indigenous creators, not limited to those from the US. Genre: Prose, poetry, art. Payment: $25. Deadline: November 30, 2022.

The Theatre PhantasmagoriaGenre: Horrror flash fiction up to 2,000 words. Payment: £10. Deadline: November 30, 2022. This is a monthly callSee themes.

PodcastleGenre: Fantasy podcast. Length: Up to 6,000 words. Payment: $0.06/word for original; $100 for reprints, $20 for flash fiction reprints. Deadline: November 30, 2022. 

Reservoir Road Literary ReviewGenre: Literary short stories, lyrical creative non-fiction, photography. Payment: $5. Deadline: November 30, 2022. Note: Submit early in the month. Submission window closes when their cap is reached.

parABnormalGenre: Fiction, nonfiction, poetry on the paranormal. "For us, this includes ghosts, spectres, haunts, various whisperers, and so forth. It also includes shapeshifters and creatures from various folklores." Payment: $25.00 for original stories, $7.00 for reprints.$6.00 for each poem. $20.00 for original articles, $6.00 for reprints. $7.00 for reviews and interviews. Deadline: November 30, 2022.

Haven SpeculativeRestrictions: Open to authors of color, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and other underrepresented groups. Genre: Speculative fiction and poetry. Payment: 1 cent/word for fiction and $5 - $10 for poetry. Deadline: November 30, 2022.

Wyldblood PressGenre: Speculative short stories. Payment£0.01 per word for print and digital rights (to a maximum of £75). Deadline: November 30, 2022.

Underdog PressGenre: Fiction of about 3,500 - 7,500 words. Theme: Underdogs. “This anthology will focus exclusively on BIPOC writers who live in or hail from locales in the United States and whose short stories feature BIPOC characters set in a science fiction or fantasy setting where the character is an underdog who uses their skills to overcome a challenge.” Payment: 3 cents/word. Deadline: November 30, 2022. (Extended deadline)

Short FictionRestrictions: Open to writers from everywhere except the USA. Genre: Short fiction between 500 and 5,000 words. Payment: 2p (£0.02) per word, to the nearest 100 words, with a minimum of £30 and maximum £100. Deadline: November 30, 2022.

Abandon Journal: Abandon LoveGenre: Short stories, flash fiction, poetry, CNF, hybrid work, art on theme: Abandon Love. Payment: $15. Deadline: November 30, 2022.

FABLE: An Anthology of Horror, Suspense & the SupernaturalGenre: Horror, mystery, crime, thriller, and/or suspense. Supernatural elements are encourged. However, they are not necessary. Length: 1000 - 40,000 words. Payment: Original Fiction: $0.08/word for the first 1,000 words, and $0.01/word after. Reprints: $0.01/word. Deadline: November 30, 2022. Accepts reprints.

Cast of WondersGenre: YA Speculative fiction. Podcast. Payment: $.08/word for original fiction of any length (yes, including flash!). For reprints, a $100 flat rate for Short Fiction, and a $20 flat rate for Flash Fiction. Deadline: November 30, 2022.

Gateway Literary PressGenre: Surrealist, fabulist, and magic realist story collections. US authors only. Payment: Small advance plus royalties. Deadline: November 30, 2022. Submit early in the month.

Apparition LitGenre: Speculative fiction and poetry on theme of Dread. Payment: $30. Deadline: November 30, 2022. Opens November 15. Submission period extended by a week for BIPOC creators only.

Unbound Firsts. Restrictions: To apply you must be: aged 18+, a writer of colour, previously unpublished. Genre: Adult fiction or non-fiction. Full-length manuscripts must be completed, unpublished, written in English. Payment: Royalties. Deadline: November 30, 2022.

On Spec. Genre: Speculative fiction and poetry. Payment: $100CAD. Deadline: November 30, 2022.

Markaz ReviewGenre: Essays, feature articles and reviews of books, film, music, theatre and art, as well as profiles/interviews of artists, filmmakers, musicians and writers (1,000–3,000 words). "We’re interested in covering a worldwide array of visual, literary and performing arts events, as well as current affairs. We also publish opinion columns (750–1,500 words)." Theme: Freedom. Payment: Small honorarium. Deadline: November 30, 2022. Queries only.

And a few more ...

SundogGenre: Fiction, poetry, nonfiction, art. Payment: $25. Deadline: December 1, 2022. Submit early to avoid submission fee. 

Empire of BeastsGenre: Stories about entirely new societies and cultures populated by anthropomorphized creatures. Payment: $40. Deadline: December 1, 2022.

Acre BooksRestrictions: BIPOC writers only. Genre: Full-length fiction, nonfiction, poetry and hybrid works. Payment: Royalties. Deadline: December 1, 2022.

The Woodward ReviewGenrePoetry, prose, art, and digital media from anyone, anywhere. Payment: $25.  Deadline: December 1, 2022.

ParabolaGenre: Original essays and translations, poetry, reviews. Payment: Not specified. Deadline: December 1, 2022. See themes.

The Offing: Wit Tea. Genre: Humor. "Send us your comedic work in any genre. We love strong character voices, absurdity, momentum, vulnerability, and surprise. We want the pieces only you – yes you, weirdo – could write. We want to think, we want to cry, and we want to laugh our butts off. We’ve been attached to our butts for far too long." Payment: $25 - $100. Deadline: December 1, 2022.

Toxic WorkplacesRestrictions: Open to women writers. Genre: CNF up to 5,000 words on theme Toxic Workplaces. Payment: 2 cents/word. Deadline: December 1, 2022.

Outcast Press: Diner Crime/Noir/Neo-Noir AnthologyGenre: Crime/noir/neo-noir/transgressive short stories in which a diner-like venue plays a major role in the narrative. Length: 2,000 – 7,000 words (3,000 – 4,500 words being the sweet spot). Payment: $25 - $100. Deadline: December 1, 2022.

The Other Stories (Audio). Genre: Horror on themes. Payment: 15 GBT. Deadline: December 1, 2022. See themes.

Farmer-ishGenre: Nonfiction, CNF, poetry related to farming (including recipes). Payment: $25 or copy of book (print only). Deadline: December 1, 2022. See themes.

RuminateGenre: Fiction under 5,500 words. Payment: $20 per 500 words. Deadline: December 1, 2022. 

Air and Nothingness Press: GargantuaGenre: Speculative stories of massive engineering megastructures that reshape stellar systems. Length: exactly 1000 words. Payment: $0.08/word. Deadline: December 1, 2022. 

ContraryGenre: Poetry, fiction, CNF. Payment: $20. Deadline: December 1, 2022.

Tomorrow's HopeGenre: Near Future Hard Science Fiction. Payment: A percentage of sales divided equally between the contributing authors. Deadline: December 1, 2022. 

Interstellar Flight PressGenre: Horror including but not limited to: Science Fiction Horror, Fantasy Horror, Supernatural, Weird Horror, Mystery/thrillers with horror elements. Hybrids or difficult to categorize works are welcome. Give us your slashers, zombies, witches, vampires, monsters, demons, devils, horror comedies, psychological thrillers, body horror, crime noir, creature features, aliens, ghosts, haunted houses, creepy carnivals, serial killers, possessed children, shapeshifters, disasters, and viruses. Word Count: 17,500 - 40,000 words. Payment: Royalties. Deadline: December 1, 2022.

Wandering Wave Press: An Anthology of Unconventional StoriesGenre: Fiction. We’re looking for genre authors who cross boundaries. Authors whose stories twist the tropes to showcase in a cross-genre anthology of stories that entertain, but read fresh and new. Send us the story that you can’t classify: a story that can’t be pigeon-holed into a single subgenre, or that pushes against your genre’s boundaries. We want to showcase authors who write uncommon fiction.” Some examples are: witches in space, romances that flip gender roles, alternate histories set in the near-future, and fairy tales that start after the ‘happily ever after.’ Length: 1,000-10,000 words. Payment: $25. Deadline: December 1, 2022.

Book WormsGenre: All HORROR sub-genres. No romance or erotica. Payment: $0.08/word. Deadline: December 1, 2022.

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