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Submission Call: Queer urban fantasy short stories, due Dec. 7

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Mason Jar Press is seeking urban fantasy stories for Broken Metropolis: Queer Tales of a City That Never Was. Stories should take place in a large, unnamed city, though writers are encouraged to create specific neighborhoods and landmarks within it.

  • Publication: Mason Jar Press
  • Publication type: Anthology
  • Word count: Under 6,000 words; most stories will probably be 3,000–4,000 words
  • Payment: $.02/word plus a contributor’s copy of the anthology
  • Rights: Publisher seeks 12 months of exclusive worldwide print and electronic distribution rights (exceptions made for “best of year” anthologies etc.) and non-exclusive worldwide print and electronic distribution rights in perpetuity
  • Deadline: Dec. 7, 2017
  • Projected publication date: July 2018
  • Format: Standard manuscript format
  • Response time: Up to 60 days
  • Will they take reprints? No.

Find out more about what they’re looking for at the Mason Jar Press Submission ManagerYou can also check out the press’s website at www.masonjarpress.xyz.

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