Original work of fiction of 2,500 to 4,000 words.
Submit work related to the theme.

Unless explicitly stated, PQ is open to all genres - general, literary, science fiction, weird fiction, fantasy fiction, horror, and more.

Fiction Guidelines
No multiple submissions (firm). 
Simultaneous submissions are okay. Please inform us if your work is accepted elsewhere.
Mild language is okay.
Absolutely no explicit content or gore.

Include an up to 50-word bio in third person.  Please adhere to the style of PQ.
Journal, magazines, and books should be italicized. Short story titles in quotation marks.
Page dimensions are 4.5" w x 7.13" h with a .63 margin. You do not need to use Standard Manuscript Format. However, please use a readable font size and font type. Do not double-space your lines. Do not double-space between sentences. 

Not following the guidelines will result in automatic rejection.
Submissions received outside submission period will be deleted unread.

Planisphere Quarterly (Planisphere Q, PQ) acquires first web and print publication rights.

Payment for an accepted story is $25.

2024  Themes & Submission Dates
Winter Feb 2024

Spring May 2024

Summer 2024

Fall 2024

Fiction Submission

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