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Deadline: Friday, June 30, 2023 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time (in 278 days).

Free Radicals Magazine is looking for speculative fiction (with literary twists). We are also looking for speculative nonfiction. At the heart of speculative writing is often an engaging “What if?” question. The numerous speculative fiction sub-genres that meet this need include, but aren’t limited to horror, science fantasy, fantasy, science-fiction, hard science-fiction, social science-fiction, space opera, grimdark fantasy, urban fantasy, cyberpunk/post-cyberpunk, solar/hope punk, etc. For speculative nonfiction, it can be extrapolating current trends to understand the murky future. It could also be counterfactual speculation as to what might have happened if (say) Napoleon died in battle, and exploring the consequences of such an event within the context of historical research, etc. Free Radicals Magazine is also seeking reviews, game design guidance, advice concerning worldbuilding, and so on.

We are looking for submissions to our print/digital quarterly edition of Free Radicals.

Submissions Terms for Print/Digital Quarterly.

All submission terms can be found on our Website. Make sure you follow all directions before submitting your work via e-mail or Duosuma. Submissions that fail to adhere to the requirements will be rejected.

Submission Deadlines (Print — Quarterly).

  • July/August - Summer - June 10 (June 30 for July/August 2022 edition)
  • October/November - Fall - September 10
  • January/February - Winter - December 10
  • April/May - Spring - March 10

Submission Items (Checklist).

  • Send your best (revised and edited) work.
  • Make sure your submission(s) adhere to Shunn's Manuscript Format for short-form works.
  • Make sure your submission falls into speculative fiction, speculative nonfiction, speculative-themed artwork/photograph, or tabletop gaming nonfiction/content.
  • Make sure you have all of your contact information in the submitted document. Nothing will be shared.
  • Make sure you submit before the deadline passes.

Categories: Fiction/Nonfiction/Art
File types: .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .tif, .tiff
Number of Pieces: Up to 2 pieces
Single File: Not required; may include a separate file/link for each piece.
Anonymous submissions are not required.
Simultaneous submissions are allowed.
Reprints are not allowed.
Multiple entries are allowed.

Quota: A quota has been set for this submission call. Submissions will close when it has been reached.

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