Mantid Magazine is curating dark fiction stories from women writers for the Summer 2016 issue. The publication celebrates modern weird storytelling created by writers and artists of diverse backgrounds, including socially-disadvantaged groups in society.
The editors have received enough poetry, but still need stories in the following categories:
- Dark Fantasy
- Dark Fairy Tales
- Dark Science Fiction
- Magic Realism
Word length: 1500-7K words per story.
Token payment: $18 (1K-3K words), $25 (3K-7K words).
The editors also welcome nonfiction essays exploring diversity in media, especially in the dark fiction genre. Word length: 1500-5K words/essay. Payment: $20/essay; $10/review.
Reading period ends August 1, 2016. Submit at Mantid Magazine’s website.