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Taking Submissions: Taking Submissions: Hawaii Speculative Short Story Anthology

May 15, 2022

Deadline: May 15th, 2022
Payment: $50
Theme: Speculative fiction (horror, science fiction, fantasy) that takes place in Hawaii.
Note: The author must have ‘some’ connection to Hawaii.
Note: Reprints welcome, though might be a hard sell if enough quality original work comes in

Theme: Short stories in the genres of fantasy, science fiction, horror, or any mixture thereof, taking place on the Hawaiian Islands. Authors may not currently live in Hawaiʻi but must have some significant connection to the islands. Bonus points if your story draws from traditional folklore, but more bonus points if your story reflects authentic experience.

Word count: 2,000 – 5,000 (wiggle room allowed)

Payment: Flat rate payment of $50 dollars per story.

Reprints: May be considered.

Multiple and/or simultaneous submissions: Allowed. Please contact us immediately if your story was accepted elsewhere.

Formatting: We accept standard manuscript format, 12-point Times New Roman. (shunn.net/format/classic/)

Submissions: Please submit your manuscript as a .docx attachment to [email protected] as well as a brief cover letter mentioning any relevant experiences or publication history and your connection to the Hawaiian Islands.

Response Time: Please reach out if you haven’t heard a response within 90 days of submission.

Established in 1974 with the publication of Hawaii Planner, A Travel Diary, Mutual Publishing is proud to offer one of the largest selections of Hawaiiana titles found in the Islands. We publish books about everything from Hawaiian, history, and natural sciences to fiction, and local arts and crafts. Mutual Publishing draws from a diverse group of dynamic authors, artists, photographers, and experts to be Hawaiʻi’s largest trade publishing house. Mutual Publishing also offers a full range of private label products and services. Although Mutual Publishing’s product lines have grown considerably, our goal has remained simple: “To be Hawaiʻi’s premier provider of Hawaiiana books and private label merchandise.”

Via: Fletcher Stories.


May 15, 2022