Apparition Lit

Apparition Lit is seeking original, unpublished speculative fiction that meet our quarterly theme.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.

Market Submission Schedule
  • "Apparition" Theme - Nov 1, 2017 thru Nov 30, 2017 (Ends 8 days from now)
  • "Delusion" Theme - Feb 1, 2018 thru Feb 28, 2018 (Begins 70 days from now)
  • "Vision" Theme - May 1, 2018 thru May 31, 2018 (Begins 159 days from now)
  • "Diversion" Theme - Aug 1, 2018 thru Aug 31, 2018 (Begins 251 days from now)

Market Genres, Styles & Subjects
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
0 to 1000 words
1 cent/word

Short Story
1000 to 7500 words
1 cent/word

7500 to 17500 words
1 cent/word

17500 to 40000 words
1 cent/word

Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Reprints?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No

Market Response Data
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There are 25 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
1 min | 2.96 mean avg | 3 median | 6 max days
100.00% (0.00% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:
10 pending responses (1 min | 8 mean avg | 4 median | 20 max days waiting)
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