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Last Updated: Wednesday, 16 August 2017

15 Market Listings

Fresh Listed:
Tales of Ruma - 1-time print/POD/eAntho; f only (fic/nonfic/poem/art), themed (see GLs); pays 6¢/word +copies
MCSI - 1-time print/eAntho/possible audio; urban f (fic); pays $25 +copy
A Hand of Knaves - 1-time print/eAntho; any speculative genre (fic/poem); pays AU$30 +2 copies
Tales of Blood and Squalor - 1-time POD/Kindle; h/psychological thrillers (fic); pays 3¢/word


Closed Anthologies 2016-2017 (archive info only—do not submit to these!)

Closed Anthologies 2001-2015 (archive info only—do not submit to these!)

Markets listed on this page contain anthology and other one-time markets, which pay Pro (see Pro page description for details), Semipro (see Semipro page description for details), Pay (see Pay page description for details), Token (see Token page description for details), and "for Charity" anthologies.

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All Token paying market listings are listed as a courtesy and therefore subject to instant removal if they do not inform me of any change in their guidelines that affects the listing at Any change, no exceptions. No re-listing will be possible.

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  • BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY - (annual reprint antho) annual print (Houghton Mifflin); sf/f (h with sf or f elements OK) (fic). Pay: pro. Words: <17,499. RT: no rejects sent; accepts sent only by March of year after PubDate. Reprints: only. E-subs: OFF SITE FORM ONLY. (Q).   [Top]
    Annual Deadlines: 31 DecemberAnnual PubDate: October

  • EPIC SAGA PUBLISHING ANTHOLOGIES - POD/PDF (ESP/Lulu); various (see GLs) (fic/nonfic/poem/art - various (see GLs). Pay: shared royalty (varies) + copy. Words: various (see GLs). RT: after DL. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]
    Open: NOW!Deadlines: various (see GLs)PubDates: various (see GLs)

  • FUTURISTIC CANADA - 1-time print/eAntho (Dark Helix Press); all genres (fic/flash/poem). Pay: fic=$10; flash=$5; poem=$2: +digital copy. Words: fic=1501-3½k; flash=<1½k; poem=10-100 lines. RT: 12-18 weeks. Reprints: no. E-subs: ON SITE FORM ONLY. (Q).   [Top]
    Deadline: 20 August 2017, midnight ESTPubDate: November 2017

  • GHOSTS ON DRUGS - 1-time print/eAntho (TBD); comedy/f/sf/h and more, in any combination (fic). Pay: <2½k=15¢/word; >2½k=6¢/word; + shared royalty. Words: <7½k (generally). RT: <30 days. Reprints: query. E-subs: E-MAIL ONLY. (QS).   [Top]
    Deadline: until filledPubDate: TBD

    NEW LISTING: 31 July 2017
  • A HAND OF KNAVES - 1-time print/eAntho (CSFG Publishing); any speculative genre (fic/poem); for AU &/or CSFG members only. Pay: AU$30 +2 copies. Words: <5k. RT: <10 days. Reprints: no. E-subs: E-MAIL ONLY. (QS).   [Top]
    Deadline: 15 November 2017PubDate: 2018

  • HIDDEN ANIMALS: A Collection of Cryptids - 1-time POD/eAntho (Dragon's Roost Press); h (fic). Pay: 3¢/word. Words: <6k. RT: <4 weeks. Reprints: query. E-subs: E-MAIL ONLY. (Q).   [Top]
    Deadline: 31 August 2017, or when filledPubDate: Winter 2017

    NEW LISTING: 10 August 2017
  • MCSI: Magical Crime Scene Investigation - 1-time print/eAntho/possible audio (Otter Libris); urban f (fic). Pay: $25 +print copy. Words: 3k-10k (query if +/-). RT: <8 weeks. Reprints: query (pays $10 +copy). E-subs: E-MAIL ONLY. (QS).   [Top]
    Deadline: 31 January 2018PubDate: 31 August 2018

  • SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY AND HORROR VOLUME III - annual POD/eAntho (Altair Australia Pty Ltd); sf/f/h +variants (fic). Pay: AU$75. Words: 4½k-10k. RT: <6 weeks, or longer. Reprints: no. E-subs: E-MAIL ONLY. (QS).   [Top]
    Deadline: 15 October 2017PubDate: 31 January 2018

    NEW LISTING: 25 July 2017
  • TALES OF BLOOD AND SQUALOR - 1-time POD/Kindle (Dark Cloud Press); h/psychological thrillers (fic). Pay: 3¢/word. Words: 2½k-5k (prefers 3k-4k). RT: 3-4 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: E-MAIL ONLY. (QS).   [Top]
    Deadline: 30 September 2017, or until filledPubDate: Spring/Summer 2018

  • TALES OF FORTANNIS 5 - biennial (or so) POD/eAntho/ibook/nook/kindle (Double Dragon); high f (fic). Pay: shared royalty. Words: <10k. RT: fairly quick after DL. Reprints: no. E-subs: E-MAIL ONLY. (QS).   [Top]
    Deadline: 01 September 2017PubDate: 2018

    NEW LISTING: 16 August 2017
  • TALES OF RUMA: Stories Inspired by Greek & Roman Mythology - 1-time print/POD/eAntho (Azure Keep); f only (fic/nonfic/poem/art), themed (see GLs). Pay: 6¢/word +print & e- copies. Words: ½k-5k. RT: 1-2 weeks. Reprints: query. E-subs: E-MAIL ONLY. (QS).   [Top]
    Deadline: 30 September 2017PubDate: TBD (likely Q4 2017)

    MARKET NOTE: open year round anthologies; new theme each quarter (see GLs)
  • THIRD FLATIRON ANTHOLOGIES - quarterly themed eAnthos (Third Flatiron Publishing LLC); sf/f/h/humor (fic/humorous flash & short essays). Pay: 6¢/word +online copy. Words: fic=1½k-3k; humor essays=<600. RT: <8 weeks. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. Juliana Rew, Editor (Q).   Reading Periods & Themes: see GLs.   (DLS)   [Top]

  • WHORTLEBERRY PRESS ANTHOLOGIES - print (Whortleberry Press); most genres (fic), PG-rated. Pay: $10. Words: <4k. RT: a week or so. Reprints: query. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]
    Opens: see online GLsDeadline: see online GLsPubDate: see online GLs

  • YEAR'S BEST HARDCORE HORROR VOLUME 3 - annual print/eAntho/audio (Comet Press); h (fic/poem), 2017 reprints only. Pay: 1¢/word. Words: <10k (flexible). RT: 2-4 months. Reprints: ONLY. E-subs: E-MAIL ONLY. (QS).   [Top]
    Deadline: 31 December 2017PubDate: 1 June 2018

  • THE 2019 YOUNG EXPLORER'S ADVENTURE GUIDE - annual print/eAntho (Dreaming Robot Press); middle grade sf (fic). Pay: 6¢/word. Words: 3k-6k. RT: by 31 March 2018. Reprints: query. E-subs: ON SITE FORM ONLY. (Q).   [Top]
    Deadline: 31 December 2017PubDate: December 2018

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