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ST reading periods reminder

Reminder: Stone Telling is OPEN to submissions for our Hope issue. We will also be reading for our Joke issue beginning Dec. 1st. You can send 3 poems for the Hope issue and, once we reopen, 3 poems for the Joke issue (yes, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to have six pieces

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Award Eligibility, “Stalemate” reviews, Rhysling

This year, I have three pieces in the short story category, of which I would like to promote two for fiction award eligibility. (Please promote yours, too!) “A City on its Tentacles” – a slipstream/fantasy/magic realist short story about a mother and a chronically ill child. It appeared in in the inaugural issue of Lackington’s,

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An Alphabet of Embers update

I have finished responding to all submissions received during the open reading period. I responded to a total of 884 submissions. If you have not heard from me with either a rejection or an acceptance, please query immediately either to the editorial address (stonebirdpress@gmail.com) or in comments to this entry. Please do not wait or

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Editorial confidentiality: a public statement

by Shweta Narayan and Rose Lemberg Recently, an editor outed a pseudonymous writer using the writer’s private information available to him as an editor/publisher. The editor in question later claimed that he received permission from the author in question. The author in question has not, to our knowledge, made a public statement either confirming or

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An Alphabet of Embers reading period, update

We’re about 2 weeks away from the end of the reading period for An Alphabet of Embers. We are reading until Sep 30th (inclusive of that day). We’ve received many wonderful stories, and are hoping to receive many more before closing to submissions. Please do not be discouraged from submitting! You’ll never know whether something

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Announcing: Stone Telling 11, Reverberations

We are happy to announce the cover and lineup for the 11th issue of Stone Telling magazine, featuring all new-to-us voices. The issue is scheduled to go live in the next 2 weeks. Poetry: Isabel Yap, The Monkey Climbs the Tree, as the Turtle Watches Valeria Rodríguez, Vertigo and Annihilation Gillian Daniels, To the Creature

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Two new sales

I’m happy to announce that my poem, “The Mikveh of Past Meanings,” will appear in Other Countries: Contemporary Poets Rewiring History, edited by Claire Trévien and Gareth Prior. I am very excited about this project and cannot wait to see the final product. I have also sold a SFnal short story, “Stalemate,” to Lackington’s for their Institutions

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WE’RE FUNDED! HURRAY!! But wait, there’s SO MUCH MORE!

WE ARE FULLY FUNDED THANKS TO OUR AMAZING WONDERFUL BACKERS AND SUPPORTERS!!!! And we are now officially OPEN to submissions. Submissions guidelines have been updated and are available here!   But wait! We’re not done! Still 9 days to go!   CONSIDERING INCREASING YOUR PLEDGE? Available now: one postcard with a random Letter of Embers

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An Alphabet of Embers submissions guidelines

AN ALPHABET OF EMBERS submissions guidelines for writers. UPDATE! UPDATE! if you have submitted a story to AoE and have not heard back, please query immediately – to the editorial address or as a comment to this entry. I am seeking submissions for An Alphabet of Embers, an anthology of unclassifiables – lyrical, surreal, magical, experimental pieces

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An Alphabet of Embers, second day

MAJOR THANKS to our wonderful supporters – those who donated and those who spread the word – we’re very close to hitting 50%! Can we get to $3000 today? Last night, an Anonymous and Illustrious Patron of the Arts purchased the $600 reward, which means that I will be at Readercon 2015 with a Viking

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