Calls for Submission: Environmental Justice Fiction | Due Sept. 22

Reckoning is a yearly literary magazine focusing on environmental justice. It wants speculative fiction, creative nonfiction, and narrative poetry on humankind’s relationship with the earth and its consequences. Reckoning actively seeks work from writers who are LGBTQ, indigenous, and/or people of color. Pays 6¢/word. … Read more

Call for Submissions: Schoolbooks & Sorcery  | Due Aug. 31

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Editor Michael M. Jones wants magical young adult fiction for Schoolbooks & Sorcery: A Queer-Inclusive YA Urban Fantasy Anthology to by published by Ultra Violet Press, an imprint of Circlet Press. The editor has already accepted a number of stories featuring lesbians and female-female relationships, so is now specifically looking for stories of gay, nonbinary/genderqueer, trans, and asexual characters. He would also like to see more stories with characters who are people of color, disabled, and from outside of the United States. Stories should be 2,000 to 6,000 words, and payment is 6¢/word.

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Call for Submissions: Plenitude Magazine seeks LGBTTQI Literature

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Plenitude is a Canadian literary magazine featuring non-genre short stories, novel excerpts, non-fiction, and poetry from LGBTTQI artists. It “aims to complicate expressions of queerness through the publication of diverse, sophisticated literary writing, graphic narrative and short film, from the very subtle to the brash and unrelenting.”
Pays $25–$60. … Read more

Call for Submission: Spec Fic by Queer POC | Due Aug. 30

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Swamp Bitch Books is an imprint of Cedar Grove Publishing that publishes works by LGBTQIA people of color. For its first annual anthology, it’s looking for speculative fiction that is 1,000-8,000 words and not your typical zombie fare. Pays 8¢-10¢/word.

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