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Slush pile update, 2022 publishing schedule + new open-call process

We have about 90 manuscripts left in the slush pile, out of the 350 we received during our last open call. We've accepted 10 stories so far, and have about 60 more on the longlist ...

Slush Pile Status Report

We are at present a bit less than halfway through the slush pile from our 2021 open call for short fiction. We received 350 manuscripts, and have 174 to go. We've accepted five so far, ...

Why We Never Charge Reading Fees

We launched a Patreon page to help us pay our contributors and cover our operating expenses. Thanks for signing up! While you ponder this, let's talk about another potential revenue stream, which seems like a ...

The Pocket Pixelarium issue 2 is here

We're thrilled to share with you the second issue of our new e-zine, The Pocket Pixelarium, available in EPUB, MOBI, and PDF formats. Featuring great December stories from The Fabulist by Mernine Ameris, Ann Calandro, ...

Our Winter’s Tales

[This essay has been shortlisted for the first annual Utopia Awards. Public voting opens Aug. 1; thanks for your support!] Today is the Winter Solstice, and the reality of days getting longer and the sun ...

Introducing The Pocket Pixelarium: Our New e-Zine

We're pleased to share with you the debut edition of our new e-zine, The Pocket Pixelarium. Scoot on over to our Patreon page to grab yourself a free copy in EPUB, MOBI and PDF. Future ...