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Fireweed: Stories from the Revolution - Fiction (Go to Poetry)
Lonely Cryptid Media

Limited Demographic: writers from marginalized groups including those from non-privileged racial, sexual, gender, national, religious, and ability background

Art is one of our primary means of interacting with, and changing, the world. Since the 2016 election racism, fascism, sexism, and nationalism have taken on new prominence in the United States. These dangerous views are becoming more acceptable to express. Fireweed aims to combat these views by instead celebrating the work of marginalized artists and authors writing during this time of social change.

We accept all works related to the current political moment, whether explicitly or implicitly. Of particular interest are works which celebrate resistance, provide catharsis, imagine positive (and even utopic) futures, provide inspiration for activists and revolutionaries, and otherwise uplift us during a time of deep sadness. Works do not need to be specific to the context of the United States. Non-English works may be accepted on a case-by-case basis. We accept all genres, with a particular fondness for Speculative/Science Fiction, fantasy, mystery, and romance.

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
Science Fiction

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

Short Story
1000 to 4000 words
Less than 1 cent/word Advance + Royalties

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

Market Response Data
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There are 7 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
61 min | 78.85 mean avg | 77 median | 102 max days
42.85% - avg 71 days
57.14% - avg 84 days (25.00% of rejections are personal)
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Listing added: 9 August 2019

Last officially checked: 9 August 2019

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