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Calls for Submissions Feat. Foodies and Queer Scientists

Seeking submissions?
Email your call-out to anisa@brokenpencil.com.
Subject line: Call for submissions.

Corona Zine

What: A zine for queer and trans scientists and science enthusiasts, who don’t or can’t find space in the ivory tower.
Pay: Not listed.
Submissions: Stories about the struggle of being a queer and/trans science worker. Some questions to consider: What parts of working as a queer scientist or science knowledge worker make you feel invisible, unseen, and disconnected from your peers? In what ways can we seek each other out via invisible attraction across space and time? What holds your centre and brings you back in orbit on days when you feel adrift in the vacuum of positive and empowering queer + trans scientific representation?
Deadline: August 21, 2018

James Tate Prize for Poetry Chapbook

Publication: SurVision Magazine
Entry fee: €18 for each manuscript
Prize: 1st place: €200; 2nd place: €100 (both win chapbook publication and 20 complimentary copies)
Submissions: Poets can be from any country. Manuscripts should be between 20 and 29 pages of poetry and in English
Deadline: August 31, 2018

Trans pioneer Roberta CowellBikes in Space: Trans & Non-binary edition

What: A feminist bicycle science fiction series
Pay: Contributors will be paid at least $30 per story, plus 10 contributor copies per printing. How much they’re paid depends on how successful the Kickstarter campaign is.
Submissions: Trans and non-binary writers writing trans and non-binary characters (500 to 8,000 words); black-and-white illustrations or comics are also welcome. All stories must contain bicycles.
Deadline: November 15, 2018

Immersion: An Asian Anthology of Love, Fantasy, and Speculative Fiction

What: Short story and flash fiction anthology by authors of Asian heritage
Pay: Contributors are paid $40 CAD per short story or $20 CAD per flash fiction and an e-book contributor’s copy.
Submissions: Construct a story about an Asian main character set in an immersive alternate past, present or future. Fill this reality with hints of reality, magic, or fantastical but believable science. If you are interested in writing about a motorized caravan train across the Silk Road, or sages searching for magical apprentices in the South China Sea, now is your chance. We also like good wuxia swordplay and other martial arts as much as we enjoy postcolonial politics and other contemporary topics. Draw on your heritage and transport us to a different world.
Deadline: December 31, 2018

 

Ours

What: A zine where QTPOC voices weave together the stories, legacies, and flavours that nourish them
Submissions: Poets, cooks, writers, and makers are called to submit a recipe or an original piece of work that is connected to a memory they have around a meal/food. The original pieces can be stories, illustrations, poems, comics, rants, or any other capsuled experience that shares a little background on their food experience.
Deadline: August 15, 2018

Food Experience

What: First issue of mini-mag The Tin Lunchbox
Pay: Not listed.
Submissions: Pieces (no longer than 2,000 words) about an experience an author had with food, a foodie event, etc. It can be humorous, sad, terrifying, or gross.
Deadline: August 11, 2018

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