Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Battling in All Her Finery

Posted by Randi on Wednesday, April 4, 2018

What they want:
We are creating an anthology titled Battling in All Her Finery: Historical Accounts of Otherworldly Women Leaders. It will be a collection of speculative fiction stories about women leaders in any field. We use an inclusive definition of “woman” and “female,” and we welcome stories about anyone who identifies as a woman on some level.

We are particularly looking for stories from authors who are underrepresented in fiction: people of color, LGBTQ, non-Western religions and cultures.

Each story is written from the perspective of someone who has been or been around the woman leader in question. Like our regular magazine, this narrator will also have a bio. Be certain that your story meets these requirements:

  • First person 
  • 500-8,000 words in length 
  • Focuses on a woman leader 
  • Contains a speculative element 
  • Not a reprint 
  • Not a simultaneous submission
Deadline: April 30, 2018
Length: 500-8,000 words
Payment: 2 cents/word
Submission Guidelines: http://madscientistjournal.org/submissions/