Submissions: Future Lovecraft

Rough cover. Illustration is by German artist Markus Vogt

Future Lovecraft will open to submissions for short stories and poetry from May 1 to June 30, 2011. Do not send any submissions before this date. Yes, we mean it.

The anthology will be available in print and as an e-book, and is edited by the eldritch duo of Silvia Moreno-Garcia and Paula R. Stiles.

What We Want

Lovecraftian science fiction stories. ‘Lovecraftian’ can include Mythos elements, but we have a …

IFPSubmissions: Future Lovecraft

We Need Your Subs for our Multiethnic Issue

by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

After some discussion with Innsmouth Free Press editor Paula R. Stiles, we’ve decided to push the deadline for our multiethnic subs to December 15. We simply are not getting enough material that fits the bill (guidelines are here).

Oh, we have received stuff from writers in other parts of the world, but mostly with American protagonists. Sometimes, I’d read the cover letter of the writer or notice the writer’s address and think, “Gee, I wish this …

IFPWe Need Your Subs for our Multiethnic Issue

IFP Special Multi-issue: 2010

We’re running a multiethnic issue in 2010 and we want your scary, funny, exciting and plain-bizarre stories with a Lovecraftian twist.


  1. Must have a minority character in a major role. We are trying to produce an issue that showcases diversity in speculative fiction. We get a lot of slush with characters with English backgrounds, and a lot of stuff set in the United States. We are trying to do something different this time around.
  2. Special attention will be paid
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Slush Tips

It’s been only recently that we opened to submissions and we have received lots of short fiction and Monster Bytes. We thank you for your interest. However, we’ve got some easy tips that might help you leap out of the slush box.

Short Fiction

  1. Flash fiction: We buy flash fiction under 1000 words but barely receive any. Your odds are much higher of making it out of the slush if you send flash.
  2. Unusual setting: More than 80 per cent
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