Subs in the Summertime: Submission Roundup for July 2018

Welcome back for this month’s Submission Roundup! First off, yes, the month is indeed almost over, but July’s post is here, in just under the wire! Some of these deadlines are coming up quickly, while others are still a couple months away, so please check the guidelines, and plan accordingly.

A perennial reminder: I am not a representative for any of these publications, so if you’ve got questions about anything, please direct them to the respective editors.

With that out of the way, onward with this month’s Submission Roundup!

Submission RoundupFIYAH
Payment: $150/flat for short stories; $300/flat for novelettes; $50/flat for poetry
Length: 2,000 to 7,000 words for short stories; up to 15,000 words for novelettes
Deadline: July 31st, 2018
What They Want: Open to speculative fiction from authors from the African continent and diaspora. The upcoming issue’s theme is Pilgrimage.
Find the details here.

Sorry We’re Closed
Payment: $15/flat
Length: Up to 10,000 words
Deadline: August 13th, 2018
What They Want: Open to horror stories about dark, abandoned places and what lurks within.
Find the details here.
Payment: Advance plus royalties
Length: 20,000 to 40,000 words
Deadline: August 13th, 2018
What They Want: Open to speculative fiction novellas.
Find the details here.

A Punk Rock Future
Payment: .06/word
Length: 350 to 500 words for flash; up to 6,000 words for short fiction
Deadline: August 15th, 2018
What They Want: Open to futuristic speculative fiction that incorporates aspects of punk music.
Find the details here.

Twelfth Planet Press
Payment: $300 advance plus 40% royalties
Length: 17,000 to 40,000 words
Deadline: Open from August 1st to August 31st, 2018
What They Want: The editors are seeking festive-themed novellas with a positive, joyful spin. Open to speculative fiction as well as romance, contemporary fiction, and crime.
Find the details here.

American Psychos: A Serial Killer Anthology
Payment: $100/flat
Length: 3,500 to 5,500 words
Deadline: October 1st, 2018
What They Want: Open to horror fiction about serial killers.
Find the details here.

Happy submitting!