So the working title for PULP MODERN #7 is "The Dens of Babylon," from a super-long William Blake poem about Milton ("...here is Jerusalem, bound in chains, in the dens of Babylon...").
The basic idea is: dystopia. Now's your chance to explore crime in a world where crime is nearly impossible. Horror and science fiction are, of course, easy to match with dystopian fears. And if you think westerns don't relate to dystopia, just research the 1800s and see how many utopian disasters sprung up around the U.S.
The deadline is April 1, 2014. Stories should be between 2000 and 3500 words. If you've got a longer story, send me an email telling me what it's about and I might make an exception for this issue. Also, I will look at any non-fiction articles you might have on the subject of dystopia.
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