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Apparition Lit is seeking original, unpublished speculative fiction that meet our quarterly theme.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 8: Euphoria is now available for purchase!
We are currently CLOSED to poetry and short story (1,000 – 5,000 words) submissions for Issue 9: Experimentation, which will be published January 2020. We will reopen for poetry and stories between 1k-5k words on February 2020 for the theme Transfiguration.
Our flash fiction contest is OPEN December 1-15th for our monthly Flash Fiction Challenge. Your stories must be 1,000 words or under (hard limit) that pass or discuss The Apparition Test, which sets out that 1) the main character must not be a writer with writer’s block, 2) boobs cannot be described, 3) Story cannot involve a long scene with a character driving, 4) Story cannot involve rape or violence toward women/children/animals.
Before you submit your work, please check out our submission guidelines for all the details.
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Banner and Issue 9 Cover art by Kim Myatt
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