Cyborg Anthology Submissions Requested

Clarkesworld Magazine is an excellent award-winning online science fiction and fantasy magazine. Every month, they provide well-written science fiction and fantasy stories as well as interviews, articles and editorials.

Now, Clarkesworld is creating a science fiction anthology called UPGRADED. It’s described by Clarkesworld’s editor Neil Clarke “An original science fiction anthology of cyborg stories edited by a cyborg.” According to Neil Clarke’s website, writers scheduled to appear in UPGRADED are: Elizabeth Bear, Helena Bell, Tobias S. Buckell, Pat Cadigan, Greg Egan, Xia Jia, Caitlín R. Kiernan, Yoon Ha Lee, Ken Liu, Chen Qiufan, Robert Reed, E. Catherine Tobler, Genevieve Valentine, Peter Watts, E. Lily Yu.

And possibly, you.

Neil Clarke is looking for short story submissions, and he describes the anthology’s subject matter requirements:

“Obvious Requirement: Cyborgs or cyborg-related issues must play a role in the story.

Feel free to explore this theme as widely as you like. Have fun with it and keep in mind that not all cyborgs need to be human.”

The deadline for this anthology is set for September 15, 2013 (Update: October 31, 2013) , but they will revise after the first week of submissions. You can find all of the submission guidelines at Neil Clarke’s website.

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