Untreed Reads Editor Jay Hartman posted at the SMFS blog recently that they are looking for themed submissions. Here's what he had to say:
Although we have the Thanksgiving anthology coming out, I realized today
that I don't seem to have much in the way of other holiday mystery
shorts in the queue. I do have a few things lined up for Christmas, but
have absolutely nothing for Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or even New Year's.
I realize it's sort of last minute, but I'd appreciate it if folks could
help spread the word that we're looking for a few good shorts to add to
the lineup for the holiday season. Submissions should be in DOC format
and sent to email@example.com with the word "HOLIDAY" in the
For those of you not familiar with Untreed Reads, they are an electronic market that pays based on how much your work sells.
Also, there's a new market for flash and short stories, Pulp Carnivale. They will be virtually publishing work in a lot of different genres starting in November.