Deadline: June 20th, 2023
Payment: 3c/word (USD) originals; $25 (USD) reprints. $25 per poem, $70 per page for comics, $50 per piece of artwork
Theme: (including but not limited to) humanism, machine-generation dangers, encroaching machine rule, algorithm overload, the chaotic crash point between the human mind and machine limitations, anticapitalism, advertising overload, self-destruction, the violence and humanity of creation, philosophy.
THANK YOU FOR JOINING THE ALGORITHM is a special edition dark speculative fiction magazine concerning humanity’s rage against the devaluing of the light. All proceeds from the sale of this publication—every cent remaining after printing, shipping, and taxes—will be donated to organizations that fight for the rights of human artists and pursue the regulation and limitation of machine-generation in the arts.
We are looking for dark speculative fiction stories, poetry, comics, illustrations, haikus, etc. at the meeting point between humanity and technology.
GENERAL SUBMISSION INFO
Submissions Window: May 17th to June 20th
Themes: (including but not limited to) humanism, machine-generation dangers, encroaching machine rule, algorithm overload, the chaotic crash point between the human mind and machine limitations, anticapitalism, advertising overload, self-destruction, the violence and humanity of creation, philosophy.
Genres: Weird Horror, Dark SF, Tech-Horror, Post-Apoc, Eco, Cosmic, Slipstream, Dark Lit.
Simultaneous Submissions: Yes
Multiple submissions: Yes, try to keep it to a reasonable number
Target Age Group: Mature Audiences
Rights: World English first rights in print, electronic, and ebook, including a six-month exclusivity period. All copyright belongs to the author.
Response times: 1-2 months. All submissions will be responded to.
Diversity: Marginalized and first-time authors and artists are emphatically welcomed.
AI Disclaimer: Machine/AI-generated content is explicitly forbidden. Authors and artists should anticipate contracts declaring that no part of their submission was machine/AI-generated. Those who submit machine/AI-generated content will be permanently blacklisted from Tenebrous Press and our network.
HOW TO SUBMIT: VIA THE GOOGLE FORM PROVIDED FOR EACH SECTION BELOW.
WORD COUNT, FORMAT, AND PAYMENT INFO CAN BE FOUND IN THE RESPECTIVE SECTIONS BELOW.