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Eleanor: A Zine

About: A lit + art publication with a feminist agenda
Pay: Not listed
Submissions: Trans women and non-binary folks are invited to submit their poetry, art, self-care tips, coming out stories and writing to the upcoming issue.
Deadline: November 15, 2018

Underbelly

Underbelly Magazine, Issue 3

About: Quarterly zine interested in extreme horror, splatterpunk, bizarro, LGBTIQ+, pornorotica, freaky fantasy worlds and futures, ridiculous mash-ups, or anything just plain weird.
Pay: $10 per story
Submissions: Original stories (from 1,000 to 7,500 words) that are dark, twisted, and disturbing stories that push the envelope.
Deadline: December 31, 2018

Armarolla, Winter Issue

About: Quarterly literary journal
Submissions: Unpublished poetry, prose, visual work and hybrid pieces. The works should be by Middle Eastern authors and artists, focused on the Middle East, and portray different perspectives and views. International submissions accepted. No word count.
Deadline: November 10, 2018

Moonlight: A Queer Werewolf Anthology

About: An anthology of comics and short stories about queer werewolves
Pay: Short stories – $0.07 CAD/word, Comic script – $10 CAD/page, Comic art – $50 CAD/page
Submissions: Stories can span genres and tone, all that matters is that main characters be openly queer. 1,000-2,000 words. Will not accept pieces over 3,250 words. Comics can be a maximum of 8 pages long. Pitches are required in advance of submission.
Deadline: December 1, 2018

The Indie Writer’s Deathmatch

About: Online short story contest hosted by Broken Pencil Magazine
Prize: Winner ($400 + indie writer’s makeover + publication in Broken Pencil), finals ($100 + publication)
Submissions: Up to 3,000 words
Deadline: December 31, 2018

About: Chaplets are small single-author collections of poetry, only 6-8 pages, with about 25 lines per page. The annual series will include 10 chaplets, to be bundled together.
Pay: Not listed
Theme:
Technology and Dis/ability
Deadline: December 15, 2018

The Audient Void, Issue #7

About: A Journal of Weird Fiction and Dark Fantasy
Pay: Poetry ($.35 a line with a $5 minimum), Short fiction ($5 per thousand words)
Submissions: Unpublished poetry and short fiction
Deadline: November 15, 2018

Flash Fiction Magazine

About: Magazine for original fiction
Pay: No pay for stories published online, $40 (USD) for stories published in their anthology, best story of every month receives $100
Submissions: Complete works that run between 300 and 1,000 words
Below, please find a shout out for Flash Fiction Magazine.
Deadline: None

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