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Corvid Queen Journal 45

A project of Sword & Kettle Press (see other related projects)

About

Corvid Queen [is] a journal of feminist folklore & fairy tales from Sword & Kettle Press. In this journal, feminist tales reexamine pretty princesses and distressed damsels, spiteful stepmothers and wicked witches. They repurpose the ideas and imagery of traditional tales in meaningful ways. They responsibly represent a wide range of cultures and identities, and they embrace complexity. Most importantly, whether they are new stories or retellings of classics, whether they happen in real or fictional lands, whether they take place in historical eras or our modern time, they show us how to fight the dragons that wander our wild world. (After all, fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.)

Voluntary Fees: This project accepts voluntary fees for expedited submissions and editorial feedback.
Important: Submit once per submission period.
Want more insight into the editors' preferences? Read our interview with the editor(s).

Country of Publication

United States

Audience

Open to a broad Audience, including: All genders, Females, All sexual identities.

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 52 x per year.

Fiction Temp Closed

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
Fantasy FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Folklore/Mythology (Ancient mythologies, Cultural folklore, Fairy tales, See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 4,000 words.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) Token payment (under 1 US cent per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No Unknown OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Nonfiction Temp Closed

Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Folklore/Mythology (Ancient mythologies, Cultural folklore, Fairy tales, See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Narrative Nonfiction Narrative NonfictionUp to 4,000 words.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) Token payment (under 1 US cent per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No Unknown OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Poetry Temp Closed

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
Fantasy FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Folklore/Mythology (Ancient mythologies, Cultural folklore, Fairy tales, See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemNo line limits known.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Semi-pro payment (US$5-49 per poem) Semi-pro payment (US$5-49 per poem).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No Unknown OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Corvid Queen Journal Submission Statistics

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Dates

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2020
Last Checked: 09 Aug 2020 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 12 Jul 2020 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 22 Jan 2019

Before Submitting

We cannot guarantee that the information on this page is correct. It is not unusual for publications to evolve or close without notice. We do our best to keep up, but it isn't always possible. Just remember…

  • Always read the full guidelines provided by the publisher.
  • Try to read at least one previous publication to get a better idea of what the editor would like to see.
  • Unless the publisher's guidelines state otherwise, always use industry standard manuscript formatting.
  • Be professional, patient, and persistent.