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Undeniable: Writers Respond to Climate Change - Fiction (Go to Poetry)
Alternating Current Press

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We are seeking fiction, nonfiction, hybrid, or poetry that addresses the theme of climate change, especially in a unique way. Peri-apocalyptic stories of the near-future, poems about the fracking or rising rivers right in your own backyard, &c. The idea is to talk about what’s happening to our planet in order to effect change, and change happens through writing and reading. Some ideas of climate change can be terrifying and can really shake and wake people up. That’s what we’re seeking. We are looking for creative writing more than scholarly writing, but we will certainly consider well-thought-out scholarly pieces if they contain a human element. Above all, we are definitely looking for that human element.

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Market Genres

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
0 to 1000 words

Short Story
1000 to 7500 words

7500 to 17500 words

17500 to 40000 words

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Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: Yes
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
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Listing added: 28 March 2018

Last officially checked: 7 June 2019

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