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Not Your Papi's Utopia - Fiction (Poetry)
The Latinx Archive

Limited Demographic: Latinx authors in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America

Note: submissions can be in English, Spanish, or any Latin American indigenous language or a mix of all of these.

We are looking for works that take classic utopian ideas and reexamine them through a radical Latinx lens and create something compelling and new. The submissions should not be perfect visions of an idyllic society, but gripping tales of a society trying to do better, to be more in harmony with the environment, and to build more equitable societies. Conflict is necessary for most good stories, but a general sense of optimism about the future or a viable pathway to hope is a must for this collection.

We are accepting any of the speculative genres that fit the general theme, but here are some genres we are actively seeking: AfroLatinx Futurism, Indigenous Futurism, Speculative Metafiction, Solarpunk, Ecofiction, Cyberpunk, Steampunk, Slipstream, Apocalyptic Post-Apocalyptic Fiction, Speculative Non- Fiction, Alien Environments, Alternate Histories/Futures, Multiverse or Parallel Worlds, Secret Histories/Futures.

This listing is permanently closed for submissions. This may mean one of several things:
  • It was always planned to be a limited-time project, such as a one-time anthology, and the limited-time submission window has ended.
  • The publisher has stated that they are permanently closed, or on hiatus with wording that makes it sound permanent.
  • The publication website is down in a way that appears to be permanent, and we haven't been able to find a new website for them.
  • The publication website is not down, but it appears to have been inactive for more than a year.

Market Genres
Alternate History
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
500 to 1000 words
10 cents/word

Short Story
1000 to 2000 words
20 cents/word

Short Story
2000 to 3000 words
13 cents/word

Short Story
3000 to 4000 words
10 cents/word

Short Story
4000 to 5000 words
8 cents/word

Short Story
5000 to 6000 words
6 cents/word

Short Story
6000 to 7500 words
5 cents/word

7500 to 8000 words
5 cents/word

8000 to 10000 words
4 cents/word

10000 to 12000 words
3 cents/word

Market Submission Types
AI Submissions?: Unknown Policy
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: Yes
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Translations: Original Language Only

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There are 8 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 125 | Average: 149.87 | Median: 151 | Max: 184
37.50% - avg 151 days
62.50% - avg 149 days (80.00% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:

There are 0 pending responses.

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Listing added: 19 June 2023

Last officially checked: 13 February 2024

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