Three anthologies are open or soon will be for submissions.

Bibliotheca Fantastica

Edited by my friend (and CZP author) Claude Lalumière along with Don Pizarro, this anthology from Dagan Books is looking for

“Stories having to do with lost, rare, weird, or imaginary books, or any aspect of book history or book culture, past, present, future, or uchronic. Any genre. Although the fantastical is not essential per se, stories should evoke a sense of the fantastic, the unknown, the weird, wonder, terror, mystery, pulp, and/or adventure, etc.”

Full details on their site, but the basics are:

  • Time Period = December 15, 2011– March 31, 2012
  • Payment = 2 cents per word + contributor copies
  • Length = 10K words max
  • Response Time = Doesn’t say
  • No reprints
  • No sim subs
  • 2 subs per author

Tesseracts Sixteen

From Edge Publishing, they recently released the guidelines for the latest volume in their speculative anthology, which will be edited by Mark Leslie. They’re looking for stories and poems that “focus on art, music, literature and cultural elements which are integral to the story. ” This anthology is only open to Canadians citizens (including ex-pats), landed immigrants (aka permanent residents) and long time residents.

  • Time period = Now – February 29, 2012
  • Payment = $20.00 for poems, $50 to $150 for stories (see guidelines for details)
  • Length = 5K words max
  • Response Time = ~15 days
  • Accepts reprints, but a “hard sell”
  • Accepts sim subs, but not recommended
  • Only one story per author

Here Be Monsters Anthology

Here Be Monsters is seeking stories for their sixth issue, out in winter 2012. They will accept stories in any genre. This anthology is only open to Canadian residents.

  • Time period = Now – January 16, 2012
  • Payment = $30 (flat) + contributor copy
  • Length = 10K words max
  • Response Time = Doesn’t say
  • No reprints
  • Accept sim subs

[Please Note: I am not associated with any of these; just passing along the info. Please direct any questions to the editors/publishers.]