Scheherezade's Bequest 49

A project of Cabinet des Fées

Do not submit here! This project is believed to be defunct.

About

Scheherezade’s Bequest is an annual print journal of fiction and poetry in the fairy tale tradition. We publish both original fairy tales and revisions of old favorites, and are particularly interested in the more obscure fairy tales that are often overlooked in our Disney-saturated culture. It was in the 19th century in Western Europe that the fairy tale was normalized into the form in which we best know it today, but that doesn’t mean we limit ourselves to that time or place, to the stories of the Brothers Grimm, Charles Perrault, or Andrew Lang in our retellings. We refuse to overlook the wealth of stories that have their origins elsewhere, and are proud to follow in the footsteps of collectors and anthologists like Angela Carter, Jane Yolen, and Terri Windling in publishing tales inspired by far-flung cultures and diverse sources.

Scheherezade's Bequest

Audience

Country of Publication

Unknown United States

Publication Medium & Frequency

P Print PublicationPublished 1 x per year.

Fiction Defunct

Genres:
F Fantasy
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Unknown
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words.
Short Story1,000 - 4,000 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
S Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word).
Submissions:
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Nonfiction Defunct

Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Unknown
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
ArticleUp to 3,000 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
S Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No NoText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Poetry Defunct

Genres:
F Fantasy
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Unknown
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
PoemNo line limits known.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
S Semi-pro payment (US$5-49 per poem).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No NoText 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:
04 Apr 2015
Date Added:
09 Dec 2005