Twelfth Planet Press is seeking submissions for a tribute anthology honoring Octavia Estelle Butler (June 1947-Feb. 2006), the renowned science fiction writer and multi-recipient of both the Hugo and Nebula awards.
The anthology, to be released in June 2017 to celebrate Butler’s 70th birthday, will applaud her vast influence on both the speculative fiction genre and African-American literature.
Twelfth Planet Press plans to compile a variety of letters and essays written by sci-fi/f writers, avid readers, editors, and literary critics. The publisher wants letters addressed to Butler, running 1K-1500 words.
Payment: 5 cents/word, up to a flat rate of $75 per piece. Payment is issued upon publication.
Deadline: January 8, 2017. Visit the publisher’s website for details.