Thursday, December 8, 2016
I just ran across this one so there's not much time to their deadline of December 31, 2017. Western State Colorado University is seeking submissions for "Manifest West #6: Women of the West". They're looking for poems, short stories of 1500 to 7500 words (also flash fiction), creative non-fiction essays, and cover artwork. Work can be literary or genre as long as it follows the theme of women of the West. There is no pay listing. You can find the details on their Submittable page.
For those of you looking to promote your writing you might want to check out "Swimming with Elephants" new call for submissions. Starting in 2017 they're looking to feature writers and a small of collection of their works on their website. You can submit poetry, short stories, memoir, essays, or a combination. They're open to all genres and you can choose your month to coincide with a publication or blog tour. Submissions open December 15 and run through January 30, 2017 for postings from January to June. You can find the details here.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Parsec Ink has opened submissions for their anthology "Appetites". They're looking for stories up to 6000 words (sweet spot is 3000) that deal with appetites and not just for food. The genres are sci-fi, fantasy, and horror. The deadline is February 28, 2017 and payment is 2cents a word. You can find the details here.
Baobab Press has posted an anthology call for "This Side of the Divide". They're looking for short stories of 3000 to 5000 words exploring the Western United States. The stories can range from the old West to the new West. The deadline is March 31, 2017 and payment is $100. You can find the details here, just scroll down the page.
Mofo Press has posted three anthology calls looking for literary erotica. The themes are "Wanderlust", "Hotel", and "Sacrilege". Word counts are 1000 to 5000 words. The deadlines are all in 2017 and payment is 1cent a word. I'm lining to their submission page where you'll find links to each of the anthologies. Submissions are through Submittable but each anthology has it's own page.
Smoking Pen Press has announced a new submission call for their Read on the Run anthology Series. This time they're looking for short stories of 1500 to 7000 words about pets. All genres are welcome so long as there is a pet in the story. The deadline is February 1, 2017 and payment is $25. You can find the details here.