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Amplitudes: Stories of Queer and Trans Futurity
Erewhon Books

During a time of rising threat against queer and trans people's flourishing, this anthology project aims to imagine other, better worlds as an act of literary resistance. Inspired by the words of José Esteban Muñoz, “the future is queerness’s domain," these stories explore what might happen if the oppressive status quo of the here and now is rejected—instead asking, but what if things were different? Whether speculating on new technologies and cultural shifts; imagining community politics through utopias and dystopias; exploring the materiality of how queer and trans people navigate an ever-changing world as well as their own relationships; or something else entirely: the stories Amplitudes seeks will offer engaged, imaginative perspectives on "queer futurity."

Amplitudes aims to gather together the works of writers from many backgrounds envisioning the dynamic, resilient possibilities of queer and trans futures. The editors welcome fiction that is playful, serious, sexy, experimental, frightening, hopeful—or all of the above, in hopes of revitalizing our queer imaginations and inspiring dreams of new possibilities. Amplitudes is open to any and all forms of speculative fiction, including cross-genre and/or literary works. (In other words, feel free to get weird with it!)

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Market Genres
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
1000 to 7500 words
8 cents/word Advance + Royalties

Market Submission Types
AI Submissions?: Not Allowed
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Translations: Original Language and Translations

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There are 91 completed reports in the past 12 months.
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Min: 0 | Average: 34.46 | Median: 19 | Max: 142
4.39% - avg 101 days
94.50% - avg 31 days (9.30% of rejections are personal)
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Listing added: 26 June 2023

Last officially checked: 22 September 2023

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