Left Hand Publishers is announcing an open call for submissions for its latest anthology. Given enough submissions of exceptional quality (and that has been the case in recent calls), LHP may create several anthologies, depending on the submissions received. To submit and for more detail click here.

In this Call for Submissions for our anthologies, we accept only short stories. We will review your submission and contact you on the viability of Left Hand Publishers accepting it to be published. If you do not receive a receipt of your submission within 72 hours, please email us at editor@lefthandpublishers.com to confirm that we have received your document.

GENRES: Open to Speculative Fiction (works in which the setting is other than the real world, involving supernatural, futuristic, or other imagined elements); Suspense/Thriller; Supernatural/Horror; or Science Fiction (or some combination of any of those genres) is acceptable. Please note which genre you think your story fits. It may be more than one. LHP reserves the right to place any submission into what they deem the appropriate venue.

SPECIFICALLY UNACCEPTABLE GENRES: Romance/Erotica, Middle School, Biographical, Autobiographical, Memoirs, Poetry, Non-Fiction, Western, or Pornography.

WORD COUNT: 4,000 to 9,000 words.

SUBMISSIONS OPEN: Friday, December 15, 2017
SUBMISSIONS CLOSE: Sunday, January 21, 2018 (5:00 PM EST)
SELECTION PERIOD: Wednesday, February 28, 2018, Acceptance or rejection notifications will be sent out then.
CONTRIBUTOR COMPENSATION: $25 per story (or combination of stories) selected for inclusion and one electronic copy of the anthology. Payable upon book going on sale (estimated date: late April 2018). Compensation will be to a PayPal account only.

To submit and for more details click here.


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