This is by no means a comprehensive list, nor do I vouch for its accuracy, so check the information before submitting. This is merely a listing of current calls that I myself am interested in and I thought it might be useful to others too who are thinking about submitting short fiction for publication. Go there for a more exhaustive list, including listings for different market types ie websites, on-going, magazines, novels, etc. Do not rely on the information you find here alone.
Best Women's Erotica of the Year Series
Submissions | Erotica Readers & Writers Association
Erotica is any work of art, including literature, that involves sexually stimulating or erotically arousing details as a primary feature of the work. Though the distinction might seem blurred in modern works, erotica traditionally contains more sexually explicit details than romance novels. Erotica typically aspires to a higher-art status, separating it from commercial pornographic works. Written erotica is also known as erotic literature. A number of erotic genres fit within the erotica moniker. Although these may also appear in commercial pornography, erotica strives to avoid the sometimes degrading or exploitative themes more commonly found in pornographic material.
Erotica Authors Resources
But every once in a while, we also want to read a story that sends our temperatures soaring—something not just passionate and romantic, but downright carnal. Writers, send us your most lustful, lascivious, even lewd stories for this one. But this particular collection will focus on the sensual, red-hot delights of sex between women and the celebration of the female form in all its diverse hedonism.
To be published by Cleis Press in December Rachel Kramer Bussel has extended this call for submissions. If you previously submitted, your story is still under consideration. The adventure can take place at any point in the story, and I strongly encourage you to use a wide definition of adventure, and deeply consider the personal stakes of the adventure for your character s.