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Fiction submissions:


(For non-fiction submissions please see the Academia Lunare page.)

We only publish Speculative FictionScience Fiction, Fantasy, Dark Fantasy (and their sub-genres).

For our purposes, speculative fiction deals with elements that are nonexistent in reality, covering various themes in the context of science fictionfantasyhorroralternate historyutopian and dystopian fiction, and supernatural fiction, as well as combinations thereof (e.g. science fantasy).

For a little insight into how we choose our MS, you can watch this mini video on our YouTube channel: The Success of a Submission.

Please remember that rejection by us does not mean your work is not publishable - there are many factors that influence the choice of what we consider. Perseverance is the key!

Use of “AI” writing tools such as ChatGPT:

We will not consider any submissions written or developed by these tools.

Below are the Open Submission Windows scheduled for 2023:


  • Special Open Fiction Submission: 6-7-8 October 2023

See below for exact details.

The dates for 2024 will be posted here in November 2023.



Submissions for 2023


WE: Special Open Submission

Short Stories:

The Utopia of Us

6-7-8 October 2023


Click Here & 

Read the blog post explaining the details about this anthology.


Who: All writers, all levels welcome (unpublished, published, solo or agented).  


What to submit: An original short story, word count between 2000-6000 words written in the English language. (The word count is somewhat flexible, but anything over 6k words will be a hard sell.)

Genre: Science fiction.​

Audience: General Trade (No Children/YA/Teen). 

When to submit: On the 6th, 7th, and 8th of October 2023 only.

Times: Submit between 12.00 AM of the 6th October to 11.59 PM of the 8th October, UK time.

Email Title: Please state We Anthology Submission – “Your Surname" when submitting.​

What to include in the main body of the email:​​

  • A line or two introducing yourself

  • The title of your short story and its word count

  • A one/two line blurb of your story, and how it is inspired by the novel, We


What to attach to the email:


  • One Word document with the whole story included

  • Clear font of your choice

  • Double line spacing and numbered pages preferably

Email to teika [at] teikamarijasmits [dot] com only for queries related to this submission, and to submit your stories on the 6th, 7th and 8th of October.


Submissions which ignore the guidelines will not be considered and may not receive a reply. I will acknowledge receipt of your submission and aim to make my final decisions within 3 months of the submission window closing.



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