Monday, July 12, 2010

Philippine Speculative Fiction 6!

I am honored to be co-editors with Nikki this year! Read the invite below :)


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Editors Nikki Alfar and Kate Aton-Osias invite you to submit short fiction for consideration for Philippine Speculative Fiction volume 6.

Philippine Speculative Fiction is a yearly anthology series, which collects a wide range of stories that define, explore, and sometimes blur the boundaries of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and all things in between. The anthology has been shortlisted for the Manila Critics’ Circle National Book Award, and multiple stories from each volume have been cited in roundups of the year’s best speculative fiction across the globe.

First-time authors are more than welcome to submit; good stories trump literary credentials any time.

Submissions must be:

1. speculative fiction—i.e., they must contain strong elements or sensibilities of science fiction, fantasy, horror, magic realism, alternate history, folklore, superheroes, and/or related ‘nonrealist’ genres and subgenres

2. written in English

3. authored by Filipinos or those of Philippine ancestry

Submissions are preferred to be:

1. original and unpublished

2. no shorter than 1,000 words and no longer than 7,500

3. written for an adult audience

In all cases, these preferences can be easily overturned by exceptionally well-written pieces. In the case of previously-published work—if accepted, the author will be expected to secure permission to reprint, if necessary, from the original publishing entity, and to provide relevant publication information.

Submission details:

1. No multiple submissions—only one story will be considered per author.

2. All submissions should be in Rich Text Format (saved under the file extension ‘.rtf’), and emailed to kate.osias@gmail.com, with the subject line ‘PSF6 submission’.

3. The deadline for submissions is midnight, Manila time, November 15, 2010. Letters of acceptance or regret will be sent out no later than one month after the deadline.

Editors’ notes:

1. Please don’t forget to indicate your real name in the submission email! If you want to write under a pseudonym, that’s fine, but this can be discussed upon story acceptance. Initially, we just need to know who we’re talking to.

2. If you’d like to write a cover letter with your brief bio and publishing history (if applicable), do feel free to introduce yourself—but not your story, please. If it needs to be explained, it’s probably not ready to be published.

3. We advise authors to avoid fancy formatting—this will just be a waste of your time and ours, since we will, eventually, standardize fonts and everything else to fit our established house style.

Compensation for selected stories is, alas, currently up in the air. In previous years, we’ve provided contributor copies of the book, as well as small royalty shares—but we don’t want to make guarantees just yet, as we are presently exploring alternative publishing avenues. Rest assured, though, that Philippine Speculative Fiction volume 6 will see publication by the first half of 2011, in a form that will be accessible to the general reading public.

Please help spread the word! We’d really appreciate it if you’d publish this invitation on your blog, e-group, etc.


Thanks,

Nikki Alfar & Kate Aton-Osias, co-editors

Dean Alfar, publisher

8 comments:

MartinTC said...

This is great!

Mei-Li said...

Good luck. It's a bit late for me to submit anything so maybe I'll try to write something for next year.

Kate said...

Thanks :)

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