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Submission Guidelines for INTERFICTIONS 2
Interfictions II will be edited by Delia Sherman & Christopher Barzak. It
will be published by Small Beer Press under the auspices of the Interstitial Arts
Foundation in the Fall of 2009.
Submission Guidelines for
Interfictions II: The Second Anthology of Interstitial Writing
What We’re Looking For
Interstitial Fiction is all about breaking rules, ignoring boundaries,
cross-pollinating the fields of literature. It’s about working between, across,
through, and at the edges and borders of literary genres, including fiction and
non-fiction. It falls between the cracks of other movements, terms, and
definitions. If you have a story idea that’s impossible to describe in a couple of
sentences, it may be interstitial.
We’re looking for previously unpublished stories that engage us and make us
think about literature in new ways. Rather than defining “interstitial” for
you, we’d like you to show us what genre-bending fiction looks like. Surprise
us; make us see that literature holds possibilities we haven’t yet imagined.
We are also open to graphic stories of about 10 pages.
Who We’re Looking For
Writers in all genres of fiction (contemporary realism, mystery, historical,
fantasy, whatever) who have an idea that challenges generic tropes and
Our submission period will be from October 1, 2008 to December 2, 2008.
Please submit electronically only. Send your stories as .rtf attachments to:
. You will hear from us after January, 2009.
Overseas submissions are welcome. Stories previously published in other
languages may be submitted in English translation for first English language
publication. Please send disposable manuscripts and include email addresses.
Please follow standard manuscript formatting and submission conventions: ie,
double-spaced, with 1” margins, and the name of the story on each page. No
simultaneous or multiple submissions. Word count is open, but the ideal range is
4,000-10,000 words. Payment will be 5 cents a word for non-exclusive world
anthology rights, on publication, along with 2 author’s copies.
– Delia Sherman
– Christopher Barzak
Any questions? Write us at interfictions[AT]interstitialarts[DOT]org
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