Oregon Humanities magazine (est. 1971) has extended the submission deadline to September 29th for the Fall/Winter 2014 issue. This issue will feature stories, essays, narratives, and discussions on real-life scenarios classified under “quandary”—your interpretation of the word and the situation or event that best embodies this interpretation.
Examples may include: being trapped in a sticky situation that caused unpredictable chaos in your life; or the unexpected consequences of a catch-22 prank
Christina Escamilla Publishing is accepting submissions for a forthcoming anthology called Welcome to the Future—a collection of futuristic-themed stories where innovation and technology (like talking computers, flying cars, bionic body parts, etc.) enhance life or now mindlessly control much of society and how humans think. Stories can be emotionally joyful and amusing or dismal, gloomy, and hopeless.
Digital literary journal SIXPENNY has opened its reading period to accept illustrated stories of literary fiction for its inaugural issue. Co-editors Elizabeth Leonard and Kate Thomas welcome short stories of approx. 1000 words, which translate into a six-minute read per story. Each issue will contain six stories, divided between three emerging and three professional writers.