A cappella Zoo 140

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About

A cappella Zoo is home to memorable fiction, poetry, drama, and art. Our focus is magic realism; our broader interests encompass slipstream and other tendencies to explore place, perspective, reality & genre.

Country of Publication

United States

Audience

Open to a broad Audience, including: All ethnic groups/populations, All sexual identities.

Publication Media & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 2 x per year.
Print Publication Print PublicationPublished 2 x per year.

Fiction Closed

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
General GeneralSubgenres: Bizarro, Cross-Genre, Fabulism, Magic Realism, Slipstream.
Fantasy FantasySubgenres: Contemporary, Light Fantasy, Magic Realism, Slipstream.
Horror HorrorSubgenres: Magic Realism, Slipstream, Soft Horror, Weird/New Weird.
Science Fiction Science FictionSubgenres: Contemporary/Near Future, Slipstream, Soft Science Fiction.
Styles:
Absurdist, Dark, Experimental, Humorous, Literary, Realist, Surrealist.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Other (May vary).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 6,000 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) Pays occasionally, up to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Poetry Closed

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
General GeneralSubgenres: Bizarro, Cross-Genre, Fabulism, Magic Realism, Slipstream.
Fantasy FantasySubgenres: Contemporary, Light Fantasy, Magic Realism, Slipstream.
Horror HorrorSubgenres: Magic Realism, Slipstream, Soft Horror, Weird/New Weird.
Science Fiction Science FictionSubgenres: Contemporary/Near Future, Slipstream, Soft Science Fiction.
Poetry Forms:
Dramatic verse, Experimental poetry, Free verse, Hybrid form, Narrative poetry, Prose poetry.
Styles:
Absurdist, Dark, Experimental, Humorous, Literary, Realist, Surrealist.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Other (May vary).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemNo line limits known; Up to 3 pieces.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment to Semi-pro payment (US$5-49 per poem) Pays occasionally, up to Semi-pro payment (US$5-49 per poem).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Dates

Last Updated: 24 Apr 2018
Date Added: 08 May 2008

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