Fission #3: Call for submissions opening soon!
Editors Eugen Bacon and Gene Rowe are delighted to announce that submissions for Fission #3 are opening soon.
The submissions window will open at midnight on 13 February, and closes at 11:59 pm on 1 March 2023. Please submit to email@example.com and put “Fission #3 submission” in the subject header.
We invite original science fiction stories (genre-bending stories welcome!) up to 5,000 words, and offer a contributor payment rate of 2 pence per word. We may consider exceptional stories to 6,000 words, but payment will be capped at 5,000 words.
You don’t need to be a BSFA member to submit. You’re also welcome to send in surprising science fiction submissions for cover art.
***We do not accept any work created or altered by artificial intelligence programs such as, but not limited to, Midjourney and ChatGPT.
Fission #2 Volume 1
After two intense months of reading over 230 submissions, we’re pleased to announce that we very much enjoyed the stories, and will be publishing two volumes of Fission #2, edited by Eugen Bacon and Gene Rowe.
Thank you for submitting your entries, we’re sorry we could not take more.
Congratulations to the following authors whose science fiction kept us enthralled, now available in Vol. 1:
Congratulations to everyone chosen!
Fission #2 Volume 2
We are pleased to announce the line up for the second volume of Fission #2, edited by Gene Rowe and Eugen Bacon. As before, thanks to all who submitted stories for consideration, we’re truly sorry we couldn't take more. Look out for our next call – for Fission #3 – which we’ve tentatively pencilled in for February/ March 2023.
Congratulations to the following authors whose stories are out into the wild in Vol. 2 soon.
Review copies? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
New in 2021, Fission is our annual anthology of SFF fiction. Edited by Allen Stroud, and launched in collaboration with Spain's Celsius 232, Fission aspires to grow to connect SFF communities around the world.
The stories included for 2021 are:
'The Aminals Marched in Two By Two' by Syeda Fatima Muhammad
The story chosen to be published in Celsius is 'Lyonesses' by So Mayer.
Fission #1 is now available for BSFA members in the 'Members Publication' area of the website. Login (top right) and then the webpage will be added to the 'Publications' section.