Call for Submissions to Shale (fiction anthology)

Texture Press is seeking short fiction for a new anthology:

SHALE: Extreme Fiction for Extreme Conditions

http://www.texturepress.org/shale.html

We’re looking for stories that are edgy, young, old, disaffected, selfish and altogether fabulous. We’d like to see fiction from extreme conditions — hyper-industrialized regions, places of economic chaos, etc.

Deadline: September 15, 2014

Authors whose work is included will receive complimentary copy of the print book.
(The book will be available both as e-book and print book.)

Projected date of publication: 12/2014 or 1/2015

Stories should not exceed 1250 words.

Editors: Arlene Ang, Valerie Fox, Nathan Leslie, Susan Smith Nash

Submit one to three stories  previously unpublished stories through Submittable. We are accepting submissions through the Press 1 Submittable link. Thanks to Press 1 (first cousin to Texture Press) for letting us do so. Here’s the link: https://press1.submittable.com/submit
The primary vision of Texture Press is to increase international cultural literacy through literature and education. Founded in 1989 by Susan Smith Nash, Texture has published a magazine (Texture), chapbooks, and full-length works of fiction, poetry, education topics, drama, and young adult fiction.

Authors have included: Evald Flisar, Franklin L. King, Van Hartmann, Susan Smith Nash, Alicia Askenase, Edward Foster, Rose Hunter, Rina Terry, Don Riggs, Jana Bauer, Rochelle Owens, John Bennett, Valerie Fox, Arlene Ang, Karl Young, Renee Ferrer, Susy Delgado, Luisa Moreno, Buck Downs, Jack Foley, Michael Nash, Cydney Chadwick.