Smoking Pen Press is pleased to announce a new Call for Submissions for another Read on the Run anthology.  The theme is Another Dimension.  We’re looking for stories about time travel,  multiverse/parallel universes, or both.

Multiple submissions accepted. Simultaneous submissions permitted, but let us know immediately if your submission is accepted elsewhere. Reprints are accepted as long as all rights have reverted back to you; identify your submission as a reprint when you send it in,  let us know where/when it was published, and when rights reverted back to you. 

Note: all selected stories (including reprints) will be edited before publication.

The Call for Submissions will be open from October 15-November 30, 2021. Stories must be between 1,200 and 7,000 words. Submissions should be polished, (ie, not first draft) in Word (.doc or .docx) format, and written in English. Send to spp@smokingpenpress.com as an attachment. 

Stories submitted before October 15 or after November 30 will not be considered.  All stories submitted during the open Call will be acknowledged within three days of receipt, and we expect to notify authors of our decision by the end of February, 2022.

As with all previous Read on the Run titles, this title will be published in both digital and paperback form. US and Canada authors of stories that are selected will receive their choice of a one-time payment of $20 USD, or 2 copies of the paperback; non-US/Canada authors will receive their choice of a one-time payment of $20 USD, or one copy of the paperback.


For more information —  email us at spp@smokingpenpress.com



Submissions accepted: October 15-November 30, 2021  Do NOT submit early, do NOT submit late.

Theme: Another Dimension (time travel and multiverse/parallel universes)

Genre: Open

Word count: 1,200 to 7,000 words

Story format: Word doc or docx as an attachment to email


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