To date, we’ve received 43 submissions for our At Year’s End: SFF Holiday Stories anthology call. Here’s the breakdown:
Five stories have been accepted.
- Matthew Johnson, author of stories in Asimov’s, Fantasy & Science Fiction, and Strange Horizons, with “A Visit, A Gift” (Christmas).
- Deborah Walker, author of stories in Daily Science Fiction, Nature, and a forthcoming piece in Unidentified Funny Objects (among many other markets), with “Hatsuyume” (Omisoka (New Year)).
- Zach Shephard, author of a story in Flash Fiction Online and a forthcoming story in Unidentified Funny Objects, with “When Friends Come to Call” (Christmas).
- Alexis A. Hunter, author of stories in Kazka Press, Interstellar Fiction, and The Ghost is the Machine anthology, with “A Reason to Linger” (New Year).
- Alex Shvartsman, author of stories in Nature, One Buck Horror, Stupefying Stories, and Kasma SF, with “Nuclear Family” (Christmas, reprint).
Four stories have been moved into second round consideration.
Thirty-four stories have been passed on.
We’ve targeted a 15-day response time, but we’ve been able to respond to most pieces within 3 days.
For this anthology, to be published in December, we’ll be donating 5% of profits to Duotrope, everyone’s favorite writer’s market.
So send us your stories!