Queer Collection: Prose & Poetry 2008 - - Call for Submissions
Deadline: December 31, 2007. Pays $50 upon publication. Looking for
creative original prose and poetry by and for a gay, lesbian, bi,
transgender, and queer (GLBTQ) audience. Fiction, nonfiction, and poetry
will be considered. No erotica. http://www.queercollection.com
What we're looking for: Creative original prose and poetry by and for a gay,
lesbian, bi, transgender, and queer audience. Fiction, nonfiction, and
poetry will be considered. Some previously published material will be considered
including stories, articles, and book excerpts. Author must hold reprint
rights to previously published material.
What we're not looking for: Pornography or graphic erotica.
Submission Deadline: December 31, 2007
Prose Word Count: up to 3000 words
Poetry Word Count: up to 40 lines
Authors may submit up to 2 pieces of prose and/or 5 poems for consideration.
Selection Process: Each submission will be reviewed and considered based on
creativity, originality, concept, and style. Reading will be continuous and
submissions will be considered as they arrive. Not all works will be
accepted. There is NO Entry Fee or Reading Fee.
MANUSCRIPTS WILL NOT BE RETURNED.
Selected Submissions: Authors will be notified if their submission is
selected for publication. At that time, a contract will be issued along with
further instructions for providing an electronic copy of your work and biography for
Publication Date: The Queer Collection: Prose and Poetry 2008 will have a
publication date of June 2008.
Rights: Authors retain all rights to their work.
Contract: A contract will be issued upon acceptance of an authors work.
Books may be ordered at that time, but it is NOT required that authors purchase
Payment: Authors whose submissions are selected for publication in The Queer
Collection: Prose and Poetry 2008 will receive $50 (USD) as payment for each
Author Purchased Books Pre-Publication: Authors are not required to purchase
books, but may purchase books below cover price. These books may be resold
at any price the author wishes with the author retaining all profits from those
personal sales. Additional ordering instructions will arrive with the author
contract. Books ordered before March 31, 2008 receive the following
pre-publication discounts: $8 each
Author Purchased Books Post-Publication: Authors are not required to
purchase books, but may purchase books below cover price after publication as long as
supplies last. These books may be resold at any price the author wishes with
the author retaining all profits from those personal sales. Books ordered
after April 1, 2008, receive the following post-publication discount: $10 each
Pre- and Post-Publication prices include shipping charges.
HARD COPIES ON WHITE PAPER ONLY (NO EMAIL SUBMISSIONS).
NOTE IF SUBMISSION IS PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED AND INCLUDING DATE AND SOURCE.
Header with Last Name, Title, Page Number
12 point Times New Roman or Currier New font
Include your bio (up to 150 words) as the last page of your submission.
Include a Self-Addressed-Stamped Envelope (SASE).
Mail Submissions to:
Gregory A. Kompes, editor
The Queer Collection
Fabulist Flash Publishing
PO Box 570368
Las Vegas, NV 89157
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