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Submissions "Speculative Fiction Festival" by NSW Writers' Centre

  • NSW Writers' Centre Balmain Road Lilyfield, NSW, 2040 Australia (map)

Directed by multi award-winning author Cat Sparks, the NSW Writers’ Centres "Speculative Fiction Festival" will be held on Saturday 22 July 2017 and welcomes submissions from writers NOW.

Speculative fiction is a broad term encompassing science fiction, fantasy, horror, slipstream, steampunk, alternate history, new weird, supernatural, dystopian and a host of other subgenres besides. A literature of boundless imagination!

Mrs. Sparks is calling for both established and new voices keen to share insights and discuss aspects of all the genre has to offer. Submissions may come from authors, editors, publishers, agents, academics and others with a passion for all things fantastica

Submissions must be a single A4 page or less, and include details of your publication experience, any upcoming releases around the time of the festival and suggested panel topics or specific areas of expertise.

Email your submission to

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