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Writers are called to submit for the Sovereign: An Anthology of Black Fantasy Fiction seeking authors from Africa and the African Diaspora exploring

Call For Submissions: Pride Book Cafe

Sovereign: An Anthology of Black Fantasy Fiction

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Writers are called to submit for the Sovereign: An Anthology of Black Fantasy Fiction seeking authors from Africa and the African Diaspora exploring certain aspects of the genre.

More specifically, we want fantasy in the following sub-genres/themes:

  • Heroic
  • Mythic
  • Flintlock
  • Gaslamp
  • Medieval
  • Religious
  • Weird West
  • Arcanepunk
  • High/Epic Fantasy
  • Sword and Soul/Planet
  • Noblebright/Nobledark
  • Fables/Fairytale Retellings
The cover illustration will feature “Knight Duties” by the wonderful Nigerian-based artist LA Draws/Ajayi Olajide.


Form? Click here to submit

(Flexible) Deadline: July 16, 2022

Publication Date: TBA 2023 (post-Kickstarter campaign)


Original Fiction: $0.08/word for the first 1,000 words, and $0.01/word after

Reprints: $0.01/word

Payment will be rendered within 30 days of the finalization of the TOC. If a Kickstarter campaign is successfully funded, original fiction will be raised to $0.08/word for their full word count.

Demographic? Only Black authors

Length? Flash (1,000 words) up to novella length (39,999 words) (NOT FLEXIBLE)

Format? Shunn Modern Manuscript Format

Track submissions using Duotrope and The Submission Grinder.

Submissions Rules

Translations are accepted

Simultaneous submissions to other markets are accepted

Only two submissions allowed in total (one original and one reprinted story)

Copyright remains with the author at all times
Non-exclusive archival rights as long as the website(s) hosting the work are online.

First world electronic and print rights in English with exclusivity for 12 months from the date of publication

If selected to be republished in another anthology in the future, payment in royalties is $0.01USD per word

If selected for a podcast or audiobook, payment is $0.01USD per word for non-exclusive electronic audio rights


Excerpts out of a novel

Poorly formatted and edited work

Overtly racist, sexist, or violent work


Fanfiction of any kind

Works above the word count

Taboo elements (rape in all forms, incest, pedophilia, etc.) in almost all cases

Settings outside of the United States of America, or the United States of America as we know it

Protagonists that are Queer, Trans, Plus-Sized, Woman, and other types of diversity beyond just race

Intersectionality in regards to gender, class, ability status, ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, and so on

We take 2-3 weeks to respond to submissions. If you haven’t received a response by then, please query. If you have any questions, email info [at] aurelialeo.com.



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