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NPQ Magazine
Nonprofit Quarterly

Inspired by Janelle Monáe, Octavia E. Butler, and Ursula K. Le Guin, we’re looking for short climate fiction stories that spark imaginative visions of the future. Particularly, we want to see writing that is largely speculative in nature but scientifically grounded.

In the midst of our climate crisis reshaping the way people live, our fall 2023 issue focuses on the question, Where do we find/how do we create home in the future? As such, we are interested in stories that speak to our intersectional lived experiences in the context of climate change and how these might play out, evolve, or even completely transform in your visionary future world.

Stories can be utopian and apocalyptic or somewhere in between. We can’t wait to see what you submit!

Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window - Apr 30, 2023 thru Jun 30, 2023 (Ends 23 days from now)

Market Genres
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
0 to 500 words
60 cents/word

500 to 1000 words
50 cents/word

Short Story
1000 to 2000 words
25 cents/word

Market Submission Types
AI Submissions?: Unknown Policy
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Translations: Original Language Only
Estimated Response: 14 days

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Listing added: 23 May 2023

Last officially checked: 30 May 2023

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