12 December 2016
Announcing an open call for submissions for an anthology of dark and speculative fiction in the Women Up To No Good book series, co-edited by H.L. Nelson and Joanne Merriam, to be published by Upper Rubber Boot Books. Authors must identify as female, non-binary, or a marginalized sex or gender identity. Stories may be funny or serious, set anywhere on or off the world, in any time period, but must feature female protagonists.
- Word/page count: Up to 5,000 words/story.
- Payment: six cents per word.
- Publication history: Original stories only. Reprints may be submitted by invitation only.
- Multiple submissions: No.
- Simultaneous submissions: No.
- Deadline: Friday, 30 December 2016.
- We plan to reply within a month.
- To submit: Send to joanne at upperrubberboot dot com:
(a) your complete manuscript as a .RTF,
(b) a bio of 100 words or fewer, and
(c) make sure you provide the following information: legal name (if different from the name you write under), mailing address, and word count.
Put “WOMEN UP TO NO GOOD” in the subject line.
If the work is a translation, please also provide a statement from the rightsholder that you are authorized to translate and submit it (both author and translator will receive full payment).