The horror genre podcast PseudoPod is open to submissions until the end of March. Editors seek out quality short fiction and encourage submissions from diverse and underrepresented groups. PseudoPod pays 6¢/word for original fiction.
Who doesn’t love a good pirate story? We’re looking for stories about pirates who sailed the Caribbean under the Jolly Roger, Barbary Corsairs, pirates in the China Sea, pirates in … Read more
Radiant Crown Publishing is reading short romances in sci-fi, fantasy, and other speculative fiction genres for inclusion in its anthology Mystique Masquerade.
Online fairy tale, folklore, and mythology magazine Enchanted Conversation wants stories about animals for its April issue, Animal Tales. Stories are due March 20.
Special Call for Submissions: Battling in All Her Finery We are creating an anthology titled Battling in All Her Finery: Historical Accounts of Otherworldly Women Leaders. It will be a … Read more
Enchanted Conversation: A Fairy Tale Magazine wants fairy tales of 100-500 words for its new flash fiction feature. Payment is $5 per story.
Edited by Sienna Saint-Cyr What is Sienna looking for? Sweet love stories between men. MPreg means one man gets pregnant, so stories of first pregnancies, childbirth, or falling in love and … Read more
Opossum, a semiannual literary magazine of works “animated by music,” seeks poetry, fiction, and nonfiction that is “pulsing with beats, haunted by melodies.” Past issues have included stories inspired by the Oslo death metal scene and the likes of Bob Dylan, James Brown, and Freddie Mercury. They pay at least $12/page, with minimums of $100 for short stories and essays and $75 for poetry and flash fiction.
Anathema: Spec from the Margins is a tri-annual speculative fiction magazine of work by indigenous LGBTQ2+ people and queer people of color. They are looking for fiction of up to 6,000 words for upcoming issues.
Carina Press has an ongoing call for short, LGBTQ erotic romances from 10,000 to 25,000 words. Characters may be gay, lesbian, non-binary, bisexual, and/or transgender. Subgenres such as sci-fi romance, fantasy romance, paranormal romance, and historical romance are welcome along with the contemporary romance.