Autonomous Press Wants Short Stories and Poetry

Autonomous Press wants short stories and poetry for their “Spoon Knife 4: A Neurodivergent Guide to Spacetime” Anthology

30th of September 2018

Speculative Fiction

They are looking for;

“work that examines and explores two fundamental ideas: time and space. Moreover, we want work that engages with themes of neurodivergence, queerness, and/or the intersections of neurodivergence and queerness. These might include, but are not limited to, themes such as:

  • Travel through time and space via technological methods (vortex manipulators, star ships, big blue boxes, etc.)
  • Involuntary acts of time travel through PTSD-related mental/emotional trauma
  • Deliberately journeying/revisiting through memories in one’s own timeline
  • “Slipping” through time and/or space via astral projection, quantum jumping, or other non-tech means (such as in Octavia Butler’s Kindred)
  • Outcomes and consequences of changing past events
  • Meeting one’s past/future selves”

Prose: Up to 10,000 words

Poetry: Up to 5 poems

1c per word

Link to Submissions Page.

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