Defying Doomsday will be an anthology of apocalypse-survival fiction with a focus on disabled characters. (One of) the protagonist(s) must be a character with disability, such as physical impairments, chronic illnesses, mental illnesses and/or neurodiverse characters etc. Some sort of cataclysmic event must have occurred or be in the process of occurring. Stories can be young adult or adult stories. Stories should be between 3000 and 7000 words in length and submitted in standard manuscript format. No reprints, no simultaneous submissions, no multiple submissions. Payment will be 7 cents per word (USD) to be paid on publication in exchange for First World Publication Rights, with an exclusivity period of 12 months (with the exception of Year’s Best reprints).
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