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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Apparition Lit is seeking original, unpublished speculative fiction that meet our quarterly theme.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 9: Experimentation is now available for purchase!

We are currently CLOSED to poetry and short story (1,000 – 5,000 words) submissions. We will reopen for poetry and stories between 1k-5k words on February 15-29, 2020 for the theme Transfiguration.

Our flash fiction contest is CLOSED. For 2020, we wanted to offer some visual inspiration every month. Ekphrastic writing is almost as old as story itself. A descriptive work of prose written to highlight the vividness and story of what is happening, or what is shown, in the piece of art itself. We are highlighting female artists, past and present. We’ve found artwork from some of our favorites to inspire your imagination. Flash pieces must be speculative, under 1k words, and must meet the requirements of the selected test for the appropriate month.

We will reopen again for the February Flash Fiction contest February 1-15, 2020. The February Flash Fiction artwork prompt is Dead Leaves by Remedios Varo

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

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