Thursday, February 14, 2008

Submission call: BEST NEW TALES OF THE APOCALYPSE (reprint anthology)

Best New Tales of the Apocalypse

Edited by D.L. Snell & Bobbie Metevier

Submission Guidelines

Editors D.L. Snell and Bobbie Metevier are now reading for Permuted Press' 1st volume of Best New Tales of the Apocalypse. This is a reprint anthology exclusively for material first published in 2007. We are interested in short stories and novellas from all genres--horror, science fiction, mystery, romance, etc.--which feature an impending apocalypse, occurrence of the apocalypse, or a post-apocalyptic setting. If in doubt, send it.

The submission period begins immediately and will close June 1, 2008. Payment will be one contributor's copy, plus $0.01/word (USD) based on the editors' final word count from Microsoft Word (rounded to the nearest hundred words). Stories should be sent in their originally published form--do not rewrite the story before submitting. Send as an attachment to in either .DOC or .RTF format. Include in the body of the email:

  • The full title of the story and a brief synopsis (we're primarily interested in what makes your tale fit this anthology)
  • The publication title, date of publication, and publisher of publication where story appeared (web link to publication and/or publisher information would also be helpful)
  • A 50- to 100-word author bio (optional)

Submissions should be no more than 25,000 words by word-processor count, and must be in standard manuscript format: one-inch margins on all sides, Courier New font, underline for italics, double-spaced, etc.

Final selections will be made no later than September 2008. Do not expect a response unless your work is accepted for publication.

Questions should be addressed to

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