Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Super Stories of Heroes & Villains is looking for reprints


Super Stories of Heroes & Villains is looking for reprint stories, essays, and anything in between focusing on some aspect of the superhero genre. We have a broad approach to genre. Multiple submissions welcome.

All submissions must include, in the body of the email, a cover letter with the author info, story title, word count, and publishing history of the submission.

All submissions must be emailed as attachments only: .docx, .doc., or .rtf.

Payment: 2 cents per word, minimum $20, capped at $100. Deadline: 1 December 2012. Only accepted submissions will receive responses.

Please submit your REPRINT stories, essays, articles,or self-contained excerpts to this email:


Super Stories of Heroes & Villains is a reprint anthology of superhero fiction and essays, edited by Claude Lalumière and published by Tachyon Publications. It is scheduled to be released in late summer 2013.

Tachyon Publications is a World Fantasy Award–nominated publisher whose list includes authors such as James Morrow, Cory Doctorow, Joe R. Lansdale, Peter S. Beagle, Patricia McKillip, Carol Emshwiller, Jeff VanderMeer, Terry Bisson, Michael Swanwick, and many others.

Claude Lalumière is the editor of eleven previous anthologies, including Island Dreams: Montreal Writers of the Fantastic, Lust for Life: Tales of Sex & Love, Bibliotheca Fantastica, Masked Mosaic: Canadian Super Stories, and the Aurora Award nominee Tesseracts Twelve: New Novellas of Canadian Fantastic Fiction. He’s the author of two books: the collection Objects of Worship and the mosaic novella The Door to Lost Pages. He’s the co-creator of the multimedia cryptomythology project Lost Myths.

We are currently accepting suggestions and submissions for Super Stories of Heroes & Villains. We have a broad approach to genre, so don’t hesitate to submit or suggest anything you believe might fit. Any subgenre, permutation, or mashup is welcome. Fiction and nonfiction and modes in between. Anything goes. For this project, we’re focusing on prose writing and living authors only.