Deadline: August 31st
Payment: Short Stories are at 1 cent a word, to a maximum of $20 with Poetry at $5 per piece
Note: NZ and Australian authors only
We publish SF, horror and dark fantasy short fiction from NZ and Australian authors.
We publish bimonthly and open for submissions for the month prior to release. Our submission periods for 2018 are as follows:
Issue #08: August (to publish in September)
Issue #09: October (to publish in November)
Issue #10: December (to publish in January 2019)
In the Zine
All work must be original and previously unpublished. We pay for first worldwide publication rights and nonexclusive reprint rights. Copyright belongs to the author or artist. We simply ask for you to credit Breach as the site of first publication if your work is then subsequently reprinted elsewhere.
Stories between 500 and 2000 words, in doc format.
Poetry of a page length, doc format.
Cover art in A4, 600dpi, RGB.
Short stories: 1 cent a word, to a maximum of $20.
Poetry: $5 per piece.
Cover art: $20 per piece.
From August, 2018 we’ll also accept submissions of longer works of novella (17,000 to 40,000 words) and novelette (7,500 to 17,000 words) length. Our short stories lean toward horror and the darker side of science fiction and we’d like to carry that over to longer works. If you’re interested in publishing with us, please send the first chapter and a single-page synopsis as a Word doc using the form below. All work must be original and previously unpublished.
Breach pays 50% royalties from all print and ebook sales – we don’t offer advances. We pay for worldwide publication rights to any and all editions of the work, for the duration of the copyright.
- Taking Submissions: Chrysopoeia (working title) - August 17, 2018
- Video Refresh: Rhiannon Frater Interview - August 17, 2018
- Taking Submissions: Deranged - August 16, 2018
- Taking Submissions: Oklahoma Pagan Quarterly Winter 2018 - August 16, 2018
- Excession Press Is Open To Novella And Novel Manuscripts - August 15, 2018
- Taking Submissions: Apparition Lit Magazine – October 2018 - August 15, 2018
- Taking Submissions: Heroes of the Apocalypse - August 14, 2018
- Taking Submissions: The Icarus Contest - August 14, 2018
- Taking Submissions: Wrong Turn - August 13, 2018
- Taking Submissions: The Eagle Has Landed - August 13, 2018