Cast of Wonders

There are presently no open calls for submissions.


We are currently closed to general submissions.

Our 2017 Banned Books Weeks window runs May 1 – May 15, 2017

Cast of Wonders is a young adult short fiction market, open to story submissions up to 6,000 words in length.

Our submission guidelines are both lengthy and extensive, with lots of examples. Currently roughly 10% of the work we receive is rejected unread due to easily corrected formatting mistakes. To avoid disappointment be sure to fully familiarize yourself with the guidelines before sending your work.

Legalese

By sending us your story you understand and agree that:

  1. You are the original creator of the work submitted to us;

  2. You are the copyright holder of the work;

  3. You are not prohibited by any prior agreement from the transfer of non-exclusive electronic print and audio rights to the work;

  4. All information in the contact and cover sections of your submission is accurate and truthful; and

  5. You accept sole responsibility for any false statements or encumbrances upon rights not disclosed to us.

  6. If you are under the age of 18, your parent or guardian will sign your contract and accept your payment on your behalf.