There is something special about that first box, no matter how many book you publish…
Clarkesworld: Year Seven… you can own one too.
I have been contracted to edit the first two volumes of The Best Science Fiction of the Year, which will be published by Skyhorse/Start under their Night Shade Books imprint. I am presently considering all science fiction stories originally published in 2017. To keep things simple, I will be using the publisher’s copyright or magazine’s cover date to determine eligibility. Serialized works will be considered published at the time of the final installment.
Print materials must be received by November 1st. Digital materials must be received by November 15th. If your project is scheduled for publication after that date, please send galleys by the above deadlines so that I will have sufficient time to consider your work.
I will require non-exclusive World anthology rights in English in print, ebook, and audio formats for stories I select for this volume.
I will accept science fiction stories, novelettes, and novellas for consideration in the following formats:
Print – mail to:
PO Box 172
Stirling, NJ 07980
EPUB, MOBI, and .DOC – email to:
I dislike reading PDFs, so please do not send me work in this format unless you don’t have any other options and have cleared it with me in advance.
Publishers: If sending a magazine/anthology/collection that also contains other fantasy/horror/other stories, please list the titles of the science fiction stories in a cover letter or email.
Authors: I will not be able to let you know whether or not your work has been submitted by your publisher. To avoid duplication, please check with your publisher before sending a story. If your work is self-published, please include the date and location (blog, website, Amazon, etc.) your work was originally published.
Sending a book/file/story is a one-way transaction. I will not be confirming receipt or returning materials.
The March 2015 issue of Forever Magazine is now available!
Editorial by Neil Clarke
Dream Houses by Genevieve Valentine (Novella)
A Few Words with Genevieve Valentine (Interview)
The Endangered Camp by Ann Leckie (Short Story)
Mitigation by Tobias S. Buckell & Karl Schroeder (Novelette)
Cover Art by Ron Guyatt
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