December: Submission Calls

Each month, we strive to compile submission calls of interest. We are not affiliated with any of these publications, and all inquiries should be directed to the publication’s representatives.

It’s important to get your stories out in the world, and we believe you should be paid for your work.

Ready! Set! Write!

Title: Professor Charlatan Bardot’s Travel Anthology to the Most (Fictional) Haunted Buildings in the Weird, Wild World (2021 edition)
Payment: .02/ word + contributor copy
Length: 2,000 to 5,000 words
Deadline: December 15, 2020
About: Editors Charlatan Bardot and Eric J. Guignard are seeking dark fiction short stories about haunted buildings (excluding houses) around the globe.
For more information, click this LINK.

Title: Curiouser Magazine
Payment: $25-40 per poem, and from $50-140 for short prose (AUD)
Length: up to 5,000 words
Deadline: December 31, 2020
About: The editors are seeking poetry and short fiction in the realms of horror, magic realism, and speculative fiction.
For more information, click this LINK.

Title: FIYAH
Payment: .08/ word for fiction; $50/flat for poetry
Length: Short fiction from 2,000 to 7,000 words & novelettes up to 15,000 words
Deadline: December 31, 2020
About: FIYAH is seeking fiction and poetry for their forthcoming unthemed issue specifically from Black authors.
For more information, click this LINK.

Title: Planet Scumm
Payment: .02/ word
Length: 2,000 to 6,000 words
Deadline: January 10, 2021
What They Want: Guest editor Hailey Piper is seeking speculative fiction stories specifically from cisgender women, transgender women, transgender men, non-binary people, and genderqueer people.
For more information, click this LINK.

Title: Nightscript
Payment: Contributor copy
Length: 2,000 to 7,000 words
Deadline: Opens January 2021
About: The editors are seeking “strange and darksome”  literary horror.
For more information, click this LINK.

Title: Triangulation: Habitats
Payment: .03/word
Length: up to 5,000 words, prefers submissions around 3,000 words
Deadline: February 28, 2021
About: The editors are seeking science fiction, fantasy, and horror, or blends of the three.
For more information, click this LINK.

Title: Hypnos
Payment: .01/ word
Length: up to 10,000 words
Deadline: rolling
What They Want: Thought-provoking weird fiction.
For more information, click this LINK.

Title: Boneyard Soup Magazine
Payment: .05/word
Length: 2,000 to 5,000 words
Deadline: rolling
About: The editors are seeking fiction and non-fiction in the horror and dark fantasy genres.
For more information, click this LINK.

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