Coming Soon! Issue 10: Tranfiguration
Available Now! Issue 9: Experimentation

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Apparition Literary Magazine

Apparition Lit is seeking original, unpublished speculative fiction that meet our quarterly theme. Speculative fiction is weird, almost unclassifiable. It’s fantasy, sci-fi, horror, and literary. We want it all. Send us your strange, misshapen stories.

Issue 9: Experimentation is now available for purchase!

We are CLOSED to poetry and short story (1,000 – 5,000 words) submissions. Our Transfiguration will be published in April 2020. We will be open again May 15-31 for the theme of Redemption

Our flash fiction contest is OPEN for flash fiction submissions between April 1-15 with the artwork prompt The Fish Harvest at Dawn by Anita Magsaysay Ho

For 2020, we wanted to offer some visual inspiration every month. Ekphrastic writing is almost as old as story itself. A descriptive work of prose written to highlight the vividness and story of what is happening, or what is shown, in the piece of art itself. We are highlighting female artists, past and present. We’ve found artwork from some of our favorites to inspire your imagination. Flash pieces must be speculative, under 1k words, and must meet the requirements of the selected test for the appropriate month.

Before you submit your work, please check out our submission guidelines for all the details.

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Banner and Issue 10 Cover art by Tijana Jankovic

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