Interested in unflinching, real stories, unlike mainstream. Not necessarily about disability, but showing disability consciousness/imprint. Dislike morals or stereotypes: inspiring, tragic, overcoming. The publication is written and edited by people with physical/sensory, mental, and emotional disabilities. Publishes diverse styles, topics, and genres to showcase the power and complexity of the disability perspective.
Founded in 1929 in London, Faber & Faber is one of the world’s great publishing houses. Our list of authors includes Nobel Laureates and Booker Prize-winners. We are proud to publish the foremost voices in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and drama, with writers including T. S. Eliot, Ted Hughes, Harold Pinter, Sylvia Plath, William Golding, Samuel Beckett, Seamus Heaney and Kazuo Ishiguro.
Tor.com is an online magazine and community site that covers science fiction, fantasy, and all the many related subjects that interest us as readers. Regularly publishes new original short fiction from voices both new and legendary (and on very special occasions, both at once), as well as daily commentary on science fiction, fantasy, and related subjects from a wide range of writers from all corners of the field. Aims to explore, encourage, and enable interesting and rewarding conversations with and between readers.
Tor Books is the most successful science fiction and fantasy publisher in the world. The Forge imprint publishes a wide range of fiction, including a strong line of historical novels and thrillers, plus mysteries, women’s fiction, and a variety of nonfiction titles. Tor/Forge has also become the leading modern publisher of American westerns.
Angry Robot is a global imprint dedicated to the best in modern adult science fiction, fantasy and everything in between. Angry Robot is British-based but sells worldwide through Penguin Random House (US/Canada) and Simon & Schuster (Australia/NZ). Their mission is to produce books that appeal to everyone, from post-Dr Who and Xbox fans to long-time genre enthusiasts.
DAW Books was the first publishing company ever devoted exclusively to science fiction and fantasy. Now more than 30 years and more than a thousand titles later, DAW has a well-deserved reputation for discovering and publishing the hottest talents in the industry. DAW accepts unsolicited submissions of science fiction and fantasy novels.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux is renowned for its international list of literary fiction, nonfiction, poetry and children’s books. Farrar, Straus and Giroux authors have won extraordinary acclaim over the years, including numerous National Book Awards, Pulitzer Prizes, and twenty-two Nobel Prizes in literature.
This contest is for haibun of 7-35 lines, with at least haiku included. Three entries are allowed. Please note: postal country is Japan. The award for the Grand Prix remains the same – a fine, full-size replica of a Hokusai ukiyo-e print – and smaller gifts will be sent to the An (Cottage) Prize-winners. The writers of all the decorated works will receive a certificate of merit.
Gollancz is the oldest specialist SF & Fantasy publisher in the UK. Founded in 1927 and with a continuous SF publishing programme dating back to 1961, it is home to a galaxy of award-winning and bestselling authors. Gollancz have one of the largest ranges of SF and Fantasy of any publisher in the world.
Graywolf Press is a leading independent publisher committed to the discovery and energetic publication of contemporary American and international literature. Graywolf champions outstanding writers at all stages of their careers to ensure that diverse voices can be heard in a crowded marketplace.
Accepts poems between 20 and 60 lines on the theme of Homeland/Motherland. 10% of fees and anthology proceeds will be donated to the Worldwide Orphans Foundation (wwo.org). Please include the paypal reference number for your entry fee when emailing entries.
Since its early days, science fiction has played a unique role in human civilization. It removes the limits of what “is” and shows us a boundless vista of what “might be.” Its fearless heroes, spectacular technologies and wondrous futures have inspired many people to make science, technology and space flight a real part of their lives and in doing so, have often transformed these fictions into reality. The National Space Society and Baen Books applaud the role that science fiction plays in advancing real science and have teamed up to sponsor this short f…