Summertime Fiction: Submission Roundup for June 2018

Welcome back to another Submission Roundup! This month features an array of wonderful writing opportunities! It’s worth noting that some of these markets close to submissions ASAP, and some are open for a while longer, so as always, be sure to check the deadlines! Also, a quick note: I am not a representative for any of these publications; I’m just spreading the word! Please direct any questions you have to the respective editor.

And with that, onward with June’s Submission Roundup!

Submission Roundup

Twice-Told: A Collection of Doubles
Payment: $22/flat
Length: 2,000 to 7,000 words
Deadline: June 22nd, 2018
What They Want: Original stories about doubles or doppelgangers.
Find the details here.

Nowhereville: Weird is Other People
Payment: .08/word
Length: 3,000 to 7,500 words
Deadline: July 1st, 2018
What They Want: Open to original short stories of urban weird fiction.
Find the details here.

Payment: .05/word
Length: up to 7,500 words
Deadline: July 14th, 2018
What They Want: This is an incredibly bittersweet one—the fabulous Shimmer will soon be closing up shop. While my heart is broken over this, the editors are still seeking stories to fill their final issues. They are looking for unusual and beautiful speculative fiction tales. Submit to Shimmer while you still can!
Find the details here.

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: Open to submissions from July 1st to 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.

Payment: .01/word CAD
Length: 1,500 to 5,000 words
Deadline: Ongoing until filled.
What They Want: Open to stylized speculative fiction. The upcoming issue’s theme is Magics.
Find the details here.

Truancy Magazine
Payment: .02/word for original fiction; $25/flat for reprints; $15/flat for poetry
Length: 1,000 to 3,000 words for fiction
Deadline: October 30th, 2018
What They Want: Open to original retellings of folktales, myths, and legends.
Find the details here.

Happy submitting!