Short Story Anthology Calls

Welcome to our list of short story anthologies.

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Short Story Submission Guidelines


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EverlastEVERLAST
(Rated R)

  • DeadlineNov. 30th, 2021 January 31st, 2022
  • Publication – March 2022
  • Word Count – 5,000-20,000
  • Theme – Romance can be difficult on its own, even before adding the complications of time travel to the equation. These couples find themselves from separate timelines in history, but cross paths due to unforeseen circumstances.

SurgeSURGE
(Rated R)

  • DeadlineDec. 31st, 2021 February 28th, 2022
  • Publication – April 2022
  • Word Count – 5,000-15,000
  • Theme – Cyberpunk. These characters are trying to survive in a dystopia of advanced technologies. Living alongside Artificial Intelligence has its perks, but also many deadly downfalls.

Beyond AtlantisBEYOND ATLANTIS
(Rated R)

  • DeadlineJan. 31st, 2022 February 28th, 2022
  • Publication – May 2022
  • Word Count – 5,000 to 15,000
  • Theme – Unique retellings of Atlantis-like civilizations. Preferably with mermaids, selkies, krakens, or other mythological sea creatures included.

Chance on Love by JE DSP E-bookCHANCE ON LOVE
(Rated R)

  • DeadlineFeb. 28th, 2022 March 31st, 2022
  • Publication – June 2022
  • Word Count – 5,000 to 15,000
  • Theme – Everyone deserves a chance at love. Whether it lasts forever or ends up being temporary, these characters will fight for the chance at happily ever after.

ValorVALOR
(Rated R)

  • Deadline – March 31st, 2022
  • Publication – July 2022
  • Word Count – 5,000-15,000
  • Theme – All stories featuring East Asian warriors are welcome.

Age of ArtificeAGE OF ARTIFICE
(Rated R)

  • Deadline – April 30th, 2022
  • Publication – August 2022
  • Word Count – 1,000-15,000
  • Theme – All stories featuring steampunk (including similar subgenres) are welcome.

HauntHAUNT
(Rated R)

  • Deadline – May 31st, 2022
  • Publication – September 2022
  • Word Count – 1,000-15,000
  • Theme – In a world where so many dark things go bump in the night, terror awaits around every corner as these authors take horror stories to the next level.

01BEAUTIFUL DARKNESS 1 (BD1)
(Rated R)

  • Deadline – June 30th, 2022
  • Publication – October 2022
  • Word Count – 5,000-15,000
  • Theme – In a world where so many dark things go bump in the night, terror awaits around every corner as these authors take horror stories to the next level.
  • Note: This series replaces All Dark Places.

Life at its BestLIFE AT ITS BEST
(Rated R)

  • Deadline – July 30th, 2022
  • Publication – November 2022
  • Word Count – 5,000-15,000
  • Theme – These women are navigating through the ups and downs of life whether it be relationships, children, health, etc.
  • Note: This is Women’s Contemporary ‘Realistic’ Fiction only.

Magick and MistletoeMAGICK & MISTLETOE
(Rated R)

  • Deadline – August 31st, 2022
  • Publication – December 2022
  • Word Count500-15,000
  • Theme – All Christmas stories. As long as Christmas is involved, the story qualifies. All genres. Happily Ever After not required.
  • Note: This will be an ebook only anthology. No paperback will be published.

Reign of FireREIGN OF FIRE
(Rated R)

  • Deadline – September 30th, 2022
  • Publication – January 2023
  • Word Count – 5,000-15,000
  • Theme – All dragon stories. As long as dragons are involved, the story qualifies. All genres.

UnionUNION
(Rated R)

  • Deadline – October 31st, 2022
  • Publication – February 2023
  • Word Count – 5,000-15,000
  • Theme – All science fiction romance stories. Outer space and aliens are accepted. All heat levels are accepted.

Carried AwayCARRIED AWAY
(Rated R)

  • Deadline – November 30th, 2022
  • Publication – March 2023
  • Word Count – 5,000-15,000
  • Theme – All romantic comedy stories are welcome. Does not have to be Happily Ever After. All heat levels are accepted.

LibertyLIBERTY
(Rated R)

  • Deadline – December 31st, 2022
  • Publication – April 2023
  • Word Count – 5,000-15,000
  • Theme – All LGBTQ+ stories are welcome. All fantasy genres are accepted.

Song of the SirenSONG OF THE SIREN
(Rated R)

  • Deadline – January 31st, 2023
  • Publication – May 2023
  • Word Count – 5,000-15,000
  • Theme – All mermaid, siren, selkie, rusalka, etc. stories are welcome. All genres are accepted.