Available Now! – Issue 7: Retribution
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Apparition Literary Magazine

Apparition Lit is seeking original, unpublished speculative fiction that meet our quarterly theme. Speculative fiction is weird, almost unclassifiable. It’s fantasy, sci-fi, horror, and literary. We want it all. Send us your strange, misshapen stories.

Issue 7: Retribution is now available for purchase!

We are currently CLOSED for poetry and short story (1,000 – 5,000 words) submissions. We will open again August 15-31 for Issue 8: Euphoria which will be published in October 2019

Our monthly flash fiction contest is now CLOSED. We will reopen for stories 1,000 words or under (hard limit) August 1-15th. The August challenge is a call for Native and Indigenous writers. The flash must pass or discuss The Native Bechdel Test, which requires 1) Two (named) Native Characters, 2) Who talk to each other, 3) about something other than white people.

If you’d like to get all the info on our 2019 flash contest challenges, check out this blog post for an in-depth explanation.

Before you submit your work, please check out our submission guidelines for all the details.

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