A Fool for Fiction: Submission Roundup for April 2023

Welcome back for April’s Submission Roundup! As always, there are lots of great opportunities, so if you’ve got a story seeking a home, then maybe one of these markets will be perfect for it!

First, a disclaimer: I’m not a representative for any of these markets; I’m merely spreading the word. Please send any questions to their respective editors. And with that, onward with this month’s Submission Roundup!

Submission Roundup

FlowerSong Press
Payment: Not specified
Length: 75,000 to 150,000 words
Deadline: April 15th, 2023
What They Want: FlowerSong Press is seeking historical, fantasy, horror, and science fiction novels from Latinx authors.
Find the details here.

Bury Your Gays: An Anthology of Tragic Queer Horror
Payment: .07/word
Length: 1,000 to 6,000 words (2,000 to 4,000 words ideal)
Deadline: May 31st, 2023
What They Want: Editor Sofia Ajram is seeking stories that focus on queer tragic horror written by queer authors.
Find the details here.

Escape Pod
Payment: .08/word for original fiction; $100/flat for reprints
Length: 1,500 to 18,000 words
Deadline: June 1st, 2023
What They Want: Open to science fiction short stories.
Find the details here.

Experimental Files: A Tribute to the Work of Gemma Files
Payment: $50/flat
Length: 3,000 to 6,000 words
Deadline: June 1st, 2023
What They Want: The editors are seeking stories inspired by the work of acclaimed weird fiction author, Gemma Files.
Find the details here.

Alone on the Borderland
Payment: Percentage of Kickstarter
Length: 5,000 to 10,000 words
Deadline: June 30th, 2023
What They Want: Editor John Linwood Grant is seeking weird and strange fiction set anywhere during the broad Edwardian era.
Find the details here.

Electric Spec
Payment: $20/flat
Length: 250 to 7,000 words
Deadline: July 15th, 2023
What They Want: Open to a wide range of speculative fiction.
Find the details here.

Happy submitting!