Category: novellas

Submit to the 2017 Bloody Parchment Short Story Competition

Deadline: October 31, 2017. South African HorrorFest Bloody Parchment announces that its 2017 Bloody Parchment Short Story Competition is now open. It seeks fresh, disturbing and disconcerting new voices in SFF, most especially stories that fall under the horror and dark fantasy/SF genres. That being said, please don’t submit stories that rely purely on gratuitous violence and rape for its punch. That [ … ]

FIYAH Sundown Towns Submissions

Deadline: April 30. Submit stories and poems by and about people of the African Diaspora to the FIYAH Sundown Towns edition. FIYAH pays $150 for short stories, $300 for novelettes, and $50 for poetry. According to Fiyah, “Sundown Towns exists as neighborhoods or communities that enforce segregation through the exclusion of other races via discriminatory laws, intimidation, and threats of violence.” [ … ]

Closed: Bloody Parchment 2016 Submission Calls

Deadline: Oct. 31, 2016. The South African HorrorFest Bloody Parchment team opens its 2016 competition. The Bloody Parchment team seeks horror, dark fantasy and science fiction short stories and novellas. Any African writer can apply. The Bloody Parchment short story competition aims to develop talented voices in the horror, dark fantasy and weird genres. It offers a platform to boost finalists. A winner [ … ]