eat Wars – Submissions (OPEN)

Fall 2022 Anthology

About:

LBP is pleased to announce that we will be accepting short story submissions through April 1st, 2022.

We will choose 8-12 submissions to be published in our 2022 fall anthology, Great Wars!

Prompt:

The prompt: Write a story about a historical war of any culture and any era and change one aspect of it to see how the war might change and explore from there! 

Examples: How would the Revolutionary War change if soldiers on all sides had access to advanced weapons, such as those which are laser-powered?

Accepted stories will be published in the ‘Great Wars’ anthology! E-book and print!

Parameters:

  • Every genre qualifies.
  • Works must be previously unpublished.
  • Must be at least 3k but no more than 9k.
  • Submissions must be in Times New Roman 12pt.
  • No headers or footers, please. Name and title on top/left of the first page.
  • The submissions deadline is before midnight April 1st, 2022.
  • We encourage gender fluidity, gender-bending, LGBTQIA+ retellings, and whatever else feels appropriate to YOU for the story you want to tell. 
  • All submissions must be submitted to submissions@lostboyspress.com. Add ‘Great Wars Submission’ in the subject line.
  • Authors will be notified by email (acceptance or decline) no later than April 15th, 2021.

Payment:

If accepted, contributors will receive $50.00 as a flat fee for their story and receive (1) author copy of the printed anthology after publication. Contributors will be paid via PayPal.

International Contributors: 

Due to high postage rates (and/or postal accessibility) to some regions in the world, author copies may not be feasible and we’ll adjust the flat fee to accommodate.

Author Rights:

  • Authors will retain the copyrights to the story.
  • If selected, the Author agrees not to publish or permit others to publish the story in any form prior to its publication and appearance in the Anthology for a period of twelve [12] months after the publication of the Anthology without the prior written permission of the anthologist.

Questions?