May 8, 2021

StarkLight Press

The Center of the Media Galaxy

Call for Talent

Here you can find an up-to-date list of all the open submissions we have available at StarkLight Press. Whether you are a writer, poet, artist, photographer or all of the above, feel free to share your work with us!

Submissions go to

We are currently seeking submissions for two anthologies:

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Steam in the Gears Steampunk Anthology #2

We are seeking submissions of original stories in the Steampunk genre.

Word Count 3000-9000 words, .odt, .doc format

Please include a brief (100 word) bio and links to your websites, work etc.


StarkLight Speculative Fiction Anthology 5

Here’s a link to our speculative fiction anthology series contest, now in its fifth volume! You can send open-subject stories on any sort of speculative, science, fantasy, horror topic to this anthology. Be aware, the deadline is only weeks away!

Official Short Story Contest Rules


Voices Heard: An Anthology of Victims of Violence

We are currently accepting applications for our latest poetry/multimedia anthology, which features the work of those who have suffered crimes and have not been able to find justice for the crimes committed against them.

100 poets, authors and artists’ works will come together to share 3 pages each of their experiences.

If you feel you have an experience that would fit this anthology, please send your contact information and a brief paragraph or two about your experience.

Please send submission queries to, or message us on facebook at

Proceeds of this anthology will go toward the Ending Violence Society of B.C.



In addition, StarkLight Press is open to submissions for the following publications:



Outermost: A Journal of the Paranormal


WRITING: Articles on the paranormal, its science or history that is less than 6000 words

Fiction less than 8000 words; poetry- all of a supernatural/paranormal theme

An account of your interaction with the unknown

A question for our Paranormal Q & A answer department

Original short fiction, poetry on topics of the paranormal

or if you would like to apply for the job of monthly contributor

send your submission along with brief bio and links to relevant websites to

ART: any art of a supernatural/paranormal theme

photos of supernatural/paranormal/UFO/creature

artwork of the same nature

Our next subjects for Outermost include:

  • Zones of the Paranormal (Bermuda Triangle, Stonehenge etc)
  • Ghosts and Poltergeists
  • Shapeshifting
  • Shamanism
  • Universal Consciousness

You can also send in submissions on other paranormal topics, and these will be reviewed for later issue inclusion. Please remember that, unlike other publications, you are free to share you work with other contests, publishers etc in the meantime.

Send your submissions along with a brief bio and links to your relevant websites to


Arras Books Historical Imprint


WRITING: We are calling for submissions to Peace, an anthology of historical fiction, non-fiction memoirs and poetry about the Peace Region of British Columbia. Works must be between 2500 and 10,000 words (poetry may be any length).

ART: Any photographs, artwork in black and white or color featuring the landscape of the Peace Region, historic scenes etc. Photographs of 3D art and sculpture are welcomed. Winning pictures will be included in the anthology and their creators will be featured on the Arras Books page.


Like all of our submittors, winning creators will receive the StarkLight Press Promotional Package which includes but is not limited to:

  • an online interview shared with our international network of affiliates
  • a video interview featuring the creator and their recent projects
  • discounts on SLP books and merchandise
  • contributor copy of work
  • access to the official StarkLight Press creative community forum, featuring writers, artists and more

Please send all submissions to

– Tony Stark,

Publisher and CEO,

StarkLight Press.




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