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Call for Submission: Spec Fic by Queer POC | Due Aug. 30 - (Expired)

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This submission call is now closed. You can find calls that are still accepting contributions at Calls for Submissions.


Swamp Bitch Books is an imprint of Cedar Grove Publishing that focuses on works by LGBTQIA people of color. Its first annual anthology is scheduled for release in 2018, so right now it’s looking for 10 short stories that are:

  • written by LGBTQIA people of color
  • speculative fiction (fantasy, science-fiction or horror)
  • 1,000 to 8,000 words
  • written or translated into English
  • well written
  • not a typical vampire or zombie story

Payment is 10¢ per word for the first 5,000 words and 8¢ for each word over 5,000, in exchange for first world electronic rights (text and audio) and first print rights. Deadline  is August 30, 2017.

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