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  • Gender Diverse Pronouns issue – Table of Contents

    Posted on March 25, 2017 by in Uncategorised

    We are delighted to announce the stories which will be included in our Gender Diverse Pronouns special issue, due to be released in October. These ten stories (all of which use gender diverse pronouns) are stories of love, fear, transformation, and the journeys we must sometimes take.  Stories of those whose gender changes, whose gender […]

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    Issue 5 out now! Also submission guidelines…

    Posted on November 2, 2016 by in Uncategorised

    We’re pleased to announce the release of Capricious Issue 5. While technically an unthemed issue this time round, all the works speak to travel in some way, from a journey into the fairy tales of a young woman’s immigrant family’s past, to the impact of time dilation on those taking long journeys through space. This […]

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  • We’re Crowdfunding!

    Posted on October 20, 2016 by in Uncategorised

    Now Capricious has been up and running for over a year, it’s time to add some new projects into the mix. First up is a very special issue featuring stories with gender diverse pronouns. And we need your help to get there. Gender diverse pronouns – like ze and hir, or singular they, or any […]

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    Happy Birthday Capricious

    Posted on September 21, 2016 by in Uncategorised

    One year ago today, Capricious Issue 1 was released. On some levels, I knew what I was doing – on others, I had to work things out as I went along. I was nervous and full of self-doubt, and yet confident of the stories I was publishing, and the beautiful cover art. One year later, […]

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    Coffee, kueh, sugar sculptures… and human flesh. Issue 4 is here.

    Posted on July 18, 2016 by in Uncategorised

    We’re delighted to conclude our inaugural year with Issue 4 of Capricious: an issue themed around food and drink which, as the title of this post suggests, can take some very different forms. With fiction by Jamie Lackey, Mari Ness, Chad Stroup, and Anya Ow, this issue covers the sweet… and the unsavoury. As always, […]

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    Issue 3! Award Nominations! Open to Submissions!

    Posted on April 11, 2016 by in Uncategorised

    Issue 3 – our first issue of 2016 – is here. If you’re a subscriber, you’ll have received it by email, otherwise you can purchase for immediate download. We’re delighted to bring you new fiction by Malka Older, Crystal Lynn Hilbert, Lee Murray and RJ Edwards, along with cover art by Vincent Konrad. These stories […]

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    Issue 2 out now!

    Posted on December 22, 2015 by in Uncategorised

    Issue 2 of Capricious, featuring fiction by Octavia Cade, Toby MacNutt, Rebecca Campbell, and Alexander Hardison, and cover art by Belinda Morris, is out now! The issue has a watery theme, with four very different speculative stories, set in academia and on far away planets, exploring crafts and customs, concerned with belonging and escape, with […]

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  • Advance Notice: Temporary Submissions Closure

    Posted on October 17, 2015 by in Uncategorised

    This is just a quick update to let you know we’ll be closing to fiction submissions from 15 November 2015 until mid-March 2016. We’ve been really pleased, as a new publication, to receive so many submissions – as we can accept only a small number of stories, and have some personal commitments over the summer, […]

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    Issue 1 available now

    Posted on September 21, 2015 by in Uncategorised

    We’re very pleased to announce that Capricious Issue 1 is now available for free download. Featuring work from A.J. Fitzwater, Sean Monaghan, Sabrina Amaya Hoke and Bogi Takács, this issue takes you through fairy tales and to other worlds in none of the ways you’d expect. The authors challenge and interrogate genre boundaries, exploring themes of consent, communication, […]

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  • We’re open for submissions!

    Posted on August 1, 2015 by in Uncategorised

    After a bit of hedgehog-wrangling, help from some kind people, and a lot of poking at WordPress, we’re pleased to announce that Capricious is open for submissions. We’re looking for literary and experimental speculative fiction, and related non-fiction, and we’d love to hear from you. Take a look at our submissions guidelines and do pass the […]

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