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Speculative fiction is weird, almost unclassifiable. It’s fantasy, sci-fi, horror, and literary.
We want it all. Send us your strange, misshapen stories.
Please see our Submissions page for all details.

SHORT FICTION

Currently CLOSED

Open quarterly to short fiction between 1k – 5k words.

Cover art by Erion Makuo

POETRY

Currently CLOSED

Open quarterly to a maximum of 5 poems per submission.

FLASH FICTION

Currently CLOSED

Open monthly between the 1st-15th to fiction under 1k words. February 2021 Historical Figure prompt: February: Mary Shadd Cary

Countdown to next Quarterly Open Submission Period - February 15-28th

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Coming soon - Justice

EDITORIAL

Prelude

Dear Susan by Guest Editor Laura Barker

SHORT FICTION

Commodities by Zebib K. A

Honey and Mneme by Marika Bailey

Shark Girls by Caroline Diorio

Redlands by Jay Harper

Never Just a Necklace by Ashland East

With the Nectar by Jennifer Hudak

POEMS

A Body and its Hunger by Sarah Ramdawar

Mothers of the Disappeared by Tehnuka

On Brutal Wing by Brian Hugenbruch

Alecto Chats on Her Smoke Break by Elizabeth R. McClellan

INTERVIEW

Making Justice – Erion Makuo, Artist-In-Residence by Rebecca Bennett

ESSAY

Justice is a Gravitational Lens By Sameem Siddiqui

Banner and Issue 13 Cover art by Erion Makuo

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