Written by S. Kalekar February 5th, 2024

36 Themed Submission Calls and Contests for February 2024

These are themed calls and contests for fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Some of the calls are: relationships, hype, strange locations, feminist fairy tales, affection, mercurial, bookmarks, at the edge of darkness, hospitium, and disobedience.


The Suburban Review: Hype
This Australian magazine is accepting submissions on the Hype theme. “Put down the to-do lists and pull out the confetti—we’re feeling HYPEd to bring you the first TSR issue of 2024. TSR #33: HYPE is now open for submissions across fiction, poetry, essay, comics and art. … HYPE is whatever you make it—a gaggle of pre-teens in line at Sephora, a quiet knock at the door, a cup of tea and a bathtub. We want artworks that make us think twice about double tapping, and comics that defy the laws of the Tiktok trend.
We’re also hyped to share that we’re now publishing in a digital-first format straight onto our website, so you can send us your digital, animated, experimental or audio work to consider for this issue!”
Deadline: 11 February 2024
Length: Up to 2,500 words for prose, up to 3 poems
Pay: AUD150-275 for prose, AUD125-275 for poetry
Details here.

Escape Artists: CatsCast
 is part of the Escape Artists suite of podcasts/online magazines. They want speculative fiction stories about cats. “Cats” in this context are, well, cats — but since this is a speculative fiction podcast, they don’t have to be exactly the same species as the housecats we have here on Earth. The stories should have happy, or at least hopeful, endings for all featured cats. Fun, playfulness, and humor are strongly encouraged but not required…. Stories MUST NOT have graphic descriptions of cruelty to animals (brief references to acts that occur “off-camera” are okay). Romantic storylines are fine, but please, no graphic depictions of sex. We want our fun cat stories to be fun for everyone, so please avoid offensive stereotypes based on race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, religion, or body size. Feel free to dump on cat-haters, though.” They accept reprints, but not those that have appeared originally in other Escape Artists podcasts (see guidelines).
Deadline: 11 February 2024
Length: Up to 6,000 words
Pay: $0.08/word
Details here.

Escape Artists: Cast of Wonders — Halloween
Cast of Wonders (from the Escape Artists suite of magazines) is a Young Adult podcast and online speculative fiction magazine, and they’re reading submissions for the Halloween issue. They want stories “covering a range of genres and themes that would also appeal to the audiences of our sister publications.
So, that means…
Terrifying cats!
Kids battling tentacles!
Magic pumpkins!
Creepy space shenanigans!
…and almost anything else you can think of.  The key ingredient, as always, is speculative fiction that suits a teen+ audience.  We’d like all the stories to have a clear connection to Halloween, whether the festival itself, the traditions of tricks/treating, or just spooky genre tropes.” They also accept reprints, translations, as well as submissions from writers under 18 years of age.
Deadline: 14 February 2024 (see their schedule here)
Length: Up to 3,000 words for the Halloween issue
Pay: $0.08/word for original fiction
Details here (general Cast of Wonder guidelines), here and here (theme guidelines + submission portal).

You can submit to this magazine if you identify as an immigrant or member of a diaspora in the broadest definitions of the terms (see guidelines). They’re open for fiction, as well as fiction translation pitches and submissions (see their submission portal). They accept “fantasy, sci-fi, horror, and any genre in between or around it — as long as there’s a speculative element. We’re especially interested in writing and art that explores migration. Examples include themes of immigration, diaspora, and anti-colonialism, as well as more metaphorical interpretations of the term.”
Deadline: 15 February 2024
Length: Up to 5,000 words for original fiction, up to 3,500 words for translations
Pay: $0.10/word
Details here and here.

Apex Magazine: Strange Locations
This is a call for speculative microfiction. They want stories “in the form of tourist brochures, travel blogs, and travel guides to the strangest, darkest places you can imagine.
Tell us a story while guiding the reader down hidden trails into eerie landscapes, weird biotech gardens, creepy scifi cities, surreal forests, or secret magical places. We’re looking for pieces that reveal intimate stories of loss, horror, or yearning in the voice of the fictional travel writer, or that use specific setting details to show whole new worlds between the lines.
We love dark fantasy, science fiction, horror, eco-horror, clifi, Weird fiction, folk horror, and body horror.”
Deadline: 15 February 2024
Length: Up to 250 words
Pay: $10
Details here.
(Apex Magazine also pays $0.08/word for unthemed speculative fiction up to 7,500 words – details here.)

Corvid Queen
They welcome “original feminist (fairy) tales, feminist retellings of traditional tales, and personal essays related to traditional tales. Although we started as a magazine of fairy tales, we’re now open to pieces based on or related to fairy tales, folklore, myths, legends, and pop culture. We accept fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, and pieces that are in-between.” And, “Please note that you do not need to be female or femme to submit a piece; writers of any gender identity and expression are welcome.” Also see their guidelines for preferences, and the kind of stories they are less likely to accept. They have a general reading period for all writers, an extended submission period for BIPOC writers only, and a further extended submission period for their Patreon members.
Deadline: 22 February for general submissions; 23-29 February 2024 for BIPOC submissions only
Length: Up to 5,000 words for prose
Pay: $5
Details here and here.

BSFA Anthology: Fission 4
The British Science Fiction Association (BSFA) will soon open for submissions for its fourth anthology of science fiction stories. Genre-bending stories are welcome. They will accept submissions from 13th to 26th February. You don’t need to be a BSFA member to submit. Please send your work only during the reading period.
Reading period: 13-26 February 2024
Length: Up to 5,000 words
Pay: £0.02/word
Details here.

Rough Cut Press: Still
They publish short prose from the LGBTQIA community, and have monthly themed submission calls. Send short prose on the ‘Still’ theme.
Deadline: 27 February 2024
Length: Up to 650 words
Pay: $25
Details here.

NewMyths: The Janus Gates
This magazine publishes unthemed speculative fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. They are also reading submissions for the ‘The Janus Gates’ themed anthology. A note on their website dated December 2023 says, “Besides looking back into the past and forward into the future, Janus was also the original gatekeeper, the first god to open the portal between gods and men, the god who guarded every new beginning and ending, every transformation, the god you prayed to every morning before you could speak to any other. A Roman peasant stepping through the Janus Gate in Rome in the spring was transformed into a soldier marching off to conquer the world. The Roman soldier stepping out of the Janus Gate in the fall became the peaceful farmer again.
Who better to inspire our next NewMyths anthology centering around portals, thresholds, transformations–the future and past worlds of our dreams and myths?  Send in submissions to The Janus Gates during our two reading periods next year (January-February and June-July)”. They also accept nonfiction, poetry, book reviews, and art for the magazine. For general submissions, they say, “We like to balance each quarterly issue between science fiction and fantasy, dark and light, serious and humorous, hard and soft science fiction, and longer and shorter works.
Our readers are not fixated on a single style or tone or genre, but prefer a quality sample of the field. Think tapas or dim sum. … Please keep submissions PG or cleaner.”
Deadline: 28 February 2024
Length: Up to 10,000 words for fiction for general submissions
Pay: $0.03/word; $50 for book reviews
Details here (anthology theme details) and here (general guidelines)

Inked in Gray: Affection
They want submissions by women of color only; genres are Adult or YA Fantasy, and Science Fiction (low fantasy/sci-fi is okay), and the theme is Affection. “Affection, by definition, is “a feeling of liking and caring for someone or something, tender attachment, a fondness.” We’re looking for short stories by women of color that talk about the affection and show us a fresh, unique view on the topic.”
Deadline: 28 February 2024
Length: Up to 8,000 words
Pay: $45
Details here.

Apparition Lit: Mercurial
This is a quarterly speculative fiction and poetry magazine. They will be reading submissions on the Mercurial theme during the second half of February. As part of their equity initiative, they have a one-week extra reading period for writers who self-identify as BIPOC in their cover letters.   
Reading period: 15-28 February 2024 for general submissions; will extend by a week for BIPOC writers (see guidelines) 
Length: 1,000-5,000 words for fiction, up to 5 poems 
Pay: $0.05/word for stories, $50/poem 
Details here.

Chicken Soup for the Soul
They publish true stories and poetry. Excerpts from two of their submission calls are below, with upcoming themes.
– Miracles, messages from heaven, angels: “Stories about miracles, angels, messages from heaven, premonitions, amazing coincidences and other unexplainable but good events!
We are looking for powerful, astounding, stories that will make people say “wow” or give them chills. This book is for everyone, whether religious or non-religious.”
— The power of thinking positive: “We know that using the power of thinking positive helps you to achieve your goals and lead a happy, purposeful, and productive life. Almost anything is possible if you think you can. You can dream big, overcome challenges, create the best life possible for yourself, and turn adversity into opportunity. What do you do to think positive and how did it change your life? Tell us your success story about using the power of thinking positive!”
Deadline: 28 February 2024 for Miracles and Thinking Positive calls
Length: Up to 1,200 words
Pay: $250
Details here (themes), here (general guidelines). Also see their FAQ about submissions. 
(Chicken Soup is accepting works for other calls too, with later deadlines: Christmas, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, New Year’s; Funny stories; Cat Stories; and Dog Stories.)

Adi: Disobedience
Their tagline is, ‘rehumanizing policy’, and you can read about them here. They are reading fiction submissions for an upcoming issue. “We’re looking for short fiction about the past, present, and future of disobedience to orthodoxies of all kinds – from political doctrines to religious creeds to artistic or intellectual frameworks. We want stories of the rebellions, heresies, theoretical revolutions, and moments of civil disobedience that catalyze this world and alternative worlds.  
This should be interpreted expansively and imaginatively. Please familiarize yourself with the range and spirit of our archives; Adi tends toward creative, experimental approaches to political writing, measuring the effects of policy through the intimate lives and experiences of people with a particular focus on those on the margins and in the global south.
We do not want dreary political agitprop. We love work that bends genres, that embraces the absurd, that excavates interior lives alongside external conflicts. Send us work that satirizes, fabulizes, and fantasizes, that disturbs, beguiles, moves, challenges, surprises, and ignites.” They also accept translations (see guidelines). Please read their past stories (some links on their Submittable) to see if your work is a good fit. 
Deadline: 29 February 2024
Length: Up to 5,000 words
Pay: $200 for flash fiction up to 1,000 words; $500 for longer stories, up to 5,000 words
Details here and here.

Shotgun Honey: At the Edge of Darkness
They want stories that are a mashup of crime and horror for this print anthology. It will be released in time for the Halloween season, and feature “stories on that dark, half-lit space where crime and horror simultaneously reside.” (This is a charity anthology, profits will go to a nonprofit assisting children entering the foster care system.)
Deadline: 29 February 2024
Length: 1,000-5,000 words
Pay: $25
Details here.

Parsec Ink: Triangulation – Hospitium
This is a fiction and poetry anthology, part of an annual anthology series. They have detailed guidelines, including, “Hospitium is a Greco-Roman concept of hospitality, where both the guest and host have an obligation to treat the other with kindness and respect, regardless of external quarrels. We’re looking for outstanding fantasy, science fiction, weird fiction, and speculative horror from both new and established writers.”
Deadline: 29 February 2024
Length: Up to 5,000 words (prefer up to 3,000); up to 100 lines for poetry (see guidelines)
Pay: $0.03/word for fiction; $0.25/line for poetry
Details here and here.
(Parsec Ink is also open for a short story contest for non-professional writers on the A.I. Mythology theme, with an end-March deadline – see this page and their Submittable for details.)

Thema: Bookmarks
They publish three themed issues a year. They accept short stories, essays, poetry, and art. Their upcoming theme is ‘Bookmarks’, and the deadline is 1 March 2024; they have other themes too, with later deadlines. Only writers outside of the US can submit by email, US-based writers have to post their submissions.
Deadline: 1 March 2024 (see guidelines)
Length: Up to 20 pages for fiction, up to 3 poems
Pay: $10-25
Details here.

Solstitia: Pets in Space
Their website says, “Our theme is a loose through-line for the magazine and not strictly enforced. We accept all genres (yes, even literary fiction) and all submission types (fiction, non fiction, poetry, art).” Their upcoming theme is Pets in Space.
Deadline: 1 March 2024
Length: Up to 20,000 words
Pay: $50
Details here.

Intrepidus Ink
This is a fiction magazine. “We explore intrepid culture: our stories feature these four elements in every story: danger, struggle, emotion, and OVERCOMING. Our stories tell our tale–they are intrepid first and not subordinated to other themes.
We accept many genres and writing styles, including literary, speculative fiction (science fiction & fantasy, literary sf), action and adventure, romance, magic realism, historical fiction, and others. We love odd, quirky, experimental stories and humor.” All stories must have the Overcoming theme, together with any one of these three themes: Secret, Aspiring, or Unstoppable (see guidelines). 
Deadline: 3 March 2024
Length: 300-2,500 words
Pay: $0.02/word for stories of 300-1,000 words, and $30 for stories of 1,500-2,500 words
Details here (also click on Submission Guidelines and Submit Now).

Writers Victoria: The Victorian Writer – Golden
The Victorian Writer is the magazine of Writers Victoria, an Australia-based organization that supports writers. They accept work from members and non-members. The theme is ‘Golden’, and they accept fiction, poetry, as well as pitches or completed articles about the craft of writing or the writing life.
Deadline: 4 March 2024
Length: Varies
Pay: AUD70 for poems, AUD100-200 for other genres
Details here and here.
(Writers Victoria is also accepting applications for a literary travel fund for Australian writers, details on their Submittable.)

Kangas Kahn Publishing: Fear of Clowns – A Horror Anthology
This is a horror fiction anthology, and the theme is clowns. “As usual, we’re less concerned with theme than we are with entertaining stories. We’re not necessarily looking for a clown-murdering-people story–if that’s your story, it better bring something new to the table. Ask yourself, does this story belong in a book called Fear of Clowns? If the answer is yes, send it!”
Deadline: 1 April 2024
Length: 1,000-4,000 words
Pay: $0.08/word
Details here.


University of Pittsburgh: The CAAPP Book Prize
This is “a publishing partnership between the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for African American Poetry and Poetics and Autumn House Press with the goal of publishing and promoting a writer of African descent. The prize is awarded annually to a first or second book by a writer of African descent and is open to the full range of writers embodying African American, African, or African diasporic experiences. The book can be of any genre that is, or intersects with, poetry, including poetry, hybrid work, speculative prose, and/or translation. The winning manuscript will be published by Autumn House Press and its author will be awarded $3,000.” Send a manuscript of 48-168 pages.
Value: $3,000
Deadline: 15 February 2024
Open for: A writer of African descent
Details here and here.

NYU Journalism: Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award
The Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award is “to provide the means for promising early-career, creative nonfiction writers to report on an untold story that uncovers truths about the human condition”. Writers can apply for one of the institute’s awards per year. (Their other award is The Reporting Award, for a significant work of journalism, in any medium, on an under-reported subject in the public interest.)
Deadline: 22 February 2024
Value: Up to $12,500
Open for: Unspecified
Details here, here and here.

International Thriller Writers Scholarships
They are awarding two separate scholarships for ThrillerFest: the Fresh Perspectives Scholarship for any underrepresented author, published or unpublished, and the Undiscovered New Voices Scholarship for any unpublished author who is writing a mystery/thriller novel (80-100k words). Each scholarship recipient will receive a cash stipend and a free pass to attend  ThrillerFest XIX, which takes place May 28 – June 1, 2024 in New York City. One of the application requirements is a writing sample. Application is via a form.
Value: $1,000 stipend, ThrillerFest pass
Deadline: 23 February 2024
Open for: Unspecified
Details here.

Christopher Tower Poetry Competition
This is for young poets studying in the UK, aged 16-18 years. Submit a poem of up to 48 lines on the theme of ‘Mirror’.
Value: £5,000, £3000, £1500; £500 for runners-up
Deadline: 23 February 2024
Open for: Young poets studying in the UK
Details here.

The Letter Review Prize for Nonfiction
This is a nonfiction contest. They accept “most forms of nonfiction including: Reviews (especially book reviews), memoir, journalism, interviews, essay (including personal essay), fictocriticism, creative nonfiction, travel, nature, opinion, and many other permutations. Most works which convey information about the real world are welcome: We are not seeking works such as cookbooks, textbooks, and reference books.” They want works up to 5,000 words.Three winners share equally from a prize pool of $1,000. The first entry is free, subsequent entries have a submission fee attached. Other contest categories are fee-based, as well.
Value: Prize pool of $1,000, shared between three winners
Deadline: 29 February 2024
Open for: Unspecified
Details here.
(They have other categories open as well, please be sure to submit in the correct one.)

Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest
This is a short fiction contest run by the Little Tokyo Historical Society in Los Angeles. Stories must take place in Little Tokyo, and can be set in the past, present, or future. Stories can be in Japanese (5,000 ji or fewer) or English (up to 2,500 words). There are three categories: Youth (under 18s), Japanese, and English. “The short story committee will be specifically looking for stories that capture the spirit and sense of Little Tokyo.” And, “A hybrid (in-person and virtual) award ceremony and dramatic readings of the winning stories are also being planned for 2024 at the Japanese American National Museum.”
Value: $500 in each category
Deadline: 29 February 2024
Open for: Unspecified
Details here (download the guidelines and agreement form).

Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize 
Their website says, “A $20,000 advance and publication by Graywolf Press will be awarded to the most promising and innovative literary nonfiction project by a writer not yet established in the genre. The winning author will also receive a $2,000 stipend intended to support the completion of their project. (The prize) emphasizes innovation in form and content, and we want to see projects that push the boundaries of literary nonfiction. The Graywolf editors are particularly interested in new approaches to the personal essay, cultural and literary criticism, creative scholarship, and books exploring complex ideas from unexpected angles. … Please note that we are not interested in straightforward memoirs or journalistic reporting. … The prize will be awarded to a manuscript in progress.” One of the submission requirements is a long sample from the manuscript (see guidelines). The submission portal for this prize will open in February. Applicants for this prize must live in the United States; have published at least one piece of nonfiction in a literary journal or magazine – reviews, interviews, reportage, and other similar pieces do not qualify; have not yet authored a book of literary nonfiction – authorship of other kinds of nonfiction books is not disqualifying.
Value: $20,000 advance, publication + $2,000
Deadline: 29 February 2024
Open for: US-based nonfiction writers (see guidelines)
Details here.

The Kelpies Prize for Writing

This is for Scotland-based writers, for writers who want to start a career in children’s books. A couple of the submission requirements are the first five chapters of a book for children, either fiction or non-fiction, or a whole picture book story (see guidelines); as well as “A short piece of writing (1,000–3,000 words) for children that begins with: “Suddenly, there was an enormous bang. What on earth was that?”. They are looking for work for children ages 3 to 13. They do not want works for young adults.
Value: £500, mentorship
Deadline: 29 February 2024
Open for: Scotland-based writers
Details here (you can download the guidelines).
(They also have a prize for illustration, though that is not open currently.)

The Orwell Society Dystopian Fiction Prize
The Orwell Society is organising its annual short story competition for current students (both BA and MA) at British universities. They want dystopian narratives of up to 3,000 words. The judges will be looking for the narrative which best follows in the tradition set by Orwell in Nineteen Eighty-Four and which Orwell is most likely to have admired.
Value: £750
Deadline: 29 February 2024
Open for: Current students (both BA and MA) at British universities, who are permanent UK citizens
Details here.

On the Premises Short Story Contest: Vehicle
Their website says, “write a creative, compelling, well-crafted story between 1,000 and 5,000 words long in which some kind of vehicle plays an important role. Merely using the vehicle as a simple plot device or to help characters get somewhere is not enough. For instance, “While flying home I made a bunch of new friends on the flight” isn’t good enough, because the same story–making new friends–could easily be told without the plane.”
Value: $250, $200, $150, $75 (see here)
Deadline: 1 March 2024
Open for: All writers
Details here, here, and here.

Chismosa Literary
This is a new literary magazine accepting poetry, prose, fiction, and creative nonfiction (see guidelines). Their website says, “Our debut issue is themed “CHISMOSA.” To celebrate the beginning of our magazine, we will be awarding $100 to the piece that best captures the spirit of chismosa that lives in all writers. We want work that explores the idea that to be a writer is to gossip; it is to people-watch and eavesdrop and turn the things we observe into protagonists and plot-devices. Give us a story brimming with gossip, or write a poem to tell us about the art of eavesdropping. Tell us what being a chismosa writer means to you.” And, “We accept all genres of writing, and we encourage work that is experimental. Pieces that are heavily inspired by real people and events are encouraged.”
Value: $100
Deadline: 1 March 2024
Open for: All writers
Details here.

Baltimore Science Fiction Society Poetry Contest
For this contest, poets are required to submit poetry on science fiction/fantasy/horror/science themes. Up to 3 entries are allowed per person, of up to 60 lines each. Winners will receive a cash prize, convention membership and be invited to read their winning entries at Balticon. Attendance at Balticon is not required to win. Their submission form also says, entries received after 1 March will be automatically entered in next year’s contest.
Value: $100, $75, $50
Deadline: 1 March 2024
Open for: All poets
Details here.

Deep Wild Graduate Student Prose Contest
This is an international contest from Deep Wild: Writing from the Backcountry magazine – they want students currently enrolled in graduate studies to submit work for their Graduate Student Contest and for this cycle, they are accepting prose (fiction or non-fiction) entries of up to 3,000 words. “We seek work that conjures the experiences, observations, and insights of backcountry journeys. By ‘backcountry,’ we mean away from roads, on journeys undertaken by foot, skis, snowshoes, kayak, canoe, horse, or any other non-motorized means of conveyance.”
Value: $300, $200, and $100
Deadline: 1 March 2024
Open for: Students enrolled in graduate studies
Details here and here.
(Their Submittable is also open for other submissions; please be sure to submit in the correct category.)

Alpine Fellowship Prizes
They have a Poetry Prize, a Writing Prize, a Theatre Prize, as well as Music, Philosophy, Refugee Scholar, and Visual Arts prizes. Please read the guidelines for each genre carefully. The theme for this year is ‘Language’ and the work must address that theme; you can read more about the theme here. Winner receives a cash prize in each category, and a stipend to attend the symposium.
Value: Varies; cash awards of £3,000, £1,000, £500 for winners in creative writing categories (poetry, writing, theatre), £500 travel stipend to attend the symposium
Deadline: 1 March 2024
Open for: All writers
Details here (click on individual tabs for various genres).

Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowships
These are fellowships for US poets laureate. They are for poets of literary merit appointed to serve in civic positions and to support them in creating new work, as well as to enable them to undertake projects that enrich the lives of their neighbors, including youth, through poetry activities. There are some eligibility requirements, including: appointed as an official poet laureate of a state, city, county, U.S. territory, or Tribal nation by a Governor, State Arts or Humanities Council, State Poet Laureate Commission, Tribe President, Mayor, City Council, City Poet Laureate Commission, City Arts Board, County Arts Board, or a city’s public library system; your service as poet laureate, carried out in good community standing, occurring sometime between January 31, 2024 and June 30, 2025; and published one or more full-length poetry collection(s) and/or chapbook(s) or substantial history of public spoken word performances. Some of the submission requirements are a poetry sample, and a description of your proposed civic project(s), including a timeline for the project(s) you would conduct, that engages youth and/or addresses important statewide or local issues.
Value: $50,000 (see guidelines)
Deadline: 1 March 2024
Open for: US poets laureate
Details here and here.
(Also see other awards by the Academy of American Poets that are open now, including fee-free ones; see their Submittable here for details.) 

A few contests with later deadlines are:

— The Papatango New Writing Prize:
This is for residents of the UK and Ireland. Send an original play script, which should have a running time of at least 60 minutes, or be at least 9,000 words, or be at least 40 pages. The winning play receives a cash prize and production.
The prize is £7,500, 8% box office royalties, production, publication, and the deadline is 11 March 2023; details here.
— National Endowment for the Arts’
Creative Writing Fellowships for US writers – they are accepting applications for poetry this year, awards are up to $25,000, and the deadline is 13 March 2024, details here.
Parsec Ink (which also publishes the annual Triangulation anthology series) is open for a short speculative fiction contest by non-professional writers (see guidelines); the theme is AI Mythology. Send stories of up to 3,500 words. The prizes are $200, $100, and $50 for adults, and $50 for the best youth story; the deadline is 31 March 2024. Details here and here.
The Marguerite and Lamar Smith Fellowship for Writers – These three-month fellowships are to afford writers uninterrupted time to focus on their work at an apartment in Carson McCuller’s childhood home in Columbus, Georgia. A spouse or companion is welcome. The application includes a writing sample of up to 20 pages. The grant is $5,000, and the deadline is 1 April 2024. Details here (scroll down to Academic Opportunities and click on Fellowships).
— The Baen Fantasy Adventure Award – They want stories in all fantasy genres and pay $0.08/word for work up to 8,000 words; the deadline is 30 April 2024. Details here.

Bio: S. Kalekar is the pseudonym of a regular contributor to this magazine. She can be reached here.


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