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Apparition Lit is seeking original, unpublished speculative fiction that meet our quarterly theme.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 11: Redemption will be published in July 2020. Issue 10: Transfiguration is now available for purchase!
We are CLOSED to poetry and short story (1,000 – 5,000 words) submissions. We will reopen between August 15-31 for the theme of Satisfaction.
Our flash fiction contest is OPEN between June 1-15 for submissions of stories 1,000 words or less, based on the artwork prompt: Conqueror by Tamara Natalie Madden
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 11 Cover art by Erika Hollice
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