The theme for our 2023 anthology is

Wikepedia defines speculative fiction as “a category of fiction encompassing genres with elements that do not exist in reality, recorded history, nature, or the present universe.” This can include fantasy, science fiction, horror, alternate history, magical realism, and a whole lot more. So get ready to reimagine the past, fantasise on the future, or simply let a little magic into the world!

Anthology Guidelines

  • Open to Rockingham Writers Centre members only.
  • Each person can submit up to 3 stories, each story between 0-3000 words.
  • Each person can also submit any number of poems.
  • Each work should be submitted as a separate document with your name and the title included in each file.
  • Each work should fit the theme of Speculative Fiction
  • Please note that all stories and poems will undergo a selection process and are not guaranteed inclusion in the anthology.
  • Already published works can be submitted.
  • Deadline for submission is 30 June 2023

This anthology is now open for submissions! Click here for the entry form.