Accessing the Future 5

A project of The Future Fire (see other related projects)

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About

Inspired by the cyberpunk and feminist science fiction of yesterday and the DIY, open access, and hacktivist culture of today, Accessing the Future will be an anthology that explores the future potentials of technology to augment and challenge the physical environment and the human form—in all of its wonderful and complex diversity. We are particularly interested in stories that address issues of disability (invisible and visible, physical and mental), and the intersectionality of race, nationality, gender, sexuality, and class—in both physical and virtual spaces. Accessing the Future will be a collection of speculative fiction that places emphasis on the social, political, and material realms of being. We want stories from as many diverse people as possible, especially from people with disabilities (visible and invisible, physical and mental), chronic illness or mental illness, who are neuroatypical, or people who have an understanding of the institutional and social construction of disability. We welcome stories from marginalized groups within the speculative fiction community (e.g., QUILTBAG, people of colour, non-North American writers), and from anyone with sensitivity to intersectional politics.

Country of Publication

United States

Audience

Unknown

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationOne-time publication.

Fiction Closed

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
Science Fiction Science FictionSubgenres: Contemporary/Near Future, Cyberpunk, Dystopian, Weird/New Weird.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream.
Topics:
Unknown
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Short Story Short Story2,500 - 7,500 words.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMulti-EntriesMedia
OK No No No UnknownText format submissions
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Dates

Last Updated: 24 Apr 2018
Date Added: 18 Sep 2014

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