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Call for Submissions: Canadian Speculative Fiction Anthlogy

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From our friends at Hades Publications:


EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing is delighted to announce that the Canadian speculative fiction anthology Tesseracts Sixteen: Parnassus Unbound, is now open for submissions.

About the Tesseracts Series

The first Tesseracts anthology was edited by Judith Merril. Since its publication in 1985, 264 authors/editors/translators and guests have written 443 pieces of Canadian speculative fiction, fantasy and horror for this series. Some of Canada's best known speculative fiction writers have been published within the pages of these volumes — including Margaret Atwood, William Gibson, Robert J. Sawyer, and Spider Robinson (to name a few). Tesseracts Sixteen is the seventeenth volume in the series. The entire series includes Tesseracts One through sixteen, and Tesseracts Q, which features translations of works by some of Canada's top francophone writers of science fiction and fantasy.

Submission details:

- The theme for Tesseracts Sixteen is "Parnassus Unbound."
- Submissions should focus on art, music, literature and cultural elements which are integral to the story. This anthology will reflect as broad a spectrum of stories as possible; highlighting unique styles and manners.
- The Tesseracts anthology series is *only* open to submissions from Canadians, landed immigrants living in Canada, long time residents of Canada, and Canadian expatriates living abroad.
- Canadian authors who write in languages other than English are welcome to submit an English translation of their work, provided it otherwise falls within the parameters of this anthology. Translation into English is the sole responsibility of the author. Please supply details of original publication for any submission that originally appeared in a language other than English.
- Submissions must be speculative fiction: science fiction, fantasy, dark fantasy, magic realism, slipstream, supernatural horror, weird tales, alternate history, space opera, planetary adventure, surrealism, superheroes, mythic fantasy, etc.
- Tesseracts Sixteen is open to both short fiction and poetry.
- The maximum length for stories is 5,000 words, with shorter works preferred.
- Submission Deadline: February 29, 2012 (midnight).

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For more information please contact:
Janice Shoults
EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing

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