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Xenocultivars: Stories of Queer Growth
Speculatively Queer




Description
Xenocultivars: Stories of Queer Growth is an anthology of queer speculative fiction on the theme of plants and growth.

We are looking for completed speculative stories on the theme of plants and growth, featuring queer characters, written in English, which do not use intellectual property currently under copyright by someone other than the author. We prefer stories that have an uplifting and affirming feel.

We define "speculative" broadly as any fiction with elements of reality that notably differ from our own. We welcome all kinds of speculative fiction including science fiction, fantasy, slipstream, alternate history, stories featuring superheroes or supernatural entities, or even horror if you can make it uplifting.


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
Genres
Alternate History
Fantasy
Horror
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Flash
0 to 1000 words
8 cents/word Advance + Royalties

Short Story
1000 to 7500 words
8 cents/word Advance + Royalties

Novelette
7500 to 10000 words
8 cents/word Advance + Royalties


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: Yes
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Reprints/Originals?: Both
Translations: Original Language Only
Estimated Response: 30 days

Market Response Data
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Count:
There are 30 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 7 | Average: 19.30 | Median: 19 | Max: 49
Responded:
100.00%
Accepted:
3.33% - avg 25 days
Rejected:
96.66% - avg 19 days (44.82% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
-
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
-

Pending:
There are 0 pending responses.


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Listing added: 20 July 2021


Last officially checked: 20 July 2021


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