Arc is a digital quarterly of futures and fiction from the makers of New Scientist, with a belief that we can shape the future through fiction.
They also run a quarterly short story competition with partners the Tomorrow Project, to generate ideas and conversations about the future.
To find out more about Arc, visit arcfinity.org
It is strongly recommended that you read the publication before submitting. You can read all Tomorrow Project/Arc stories, beginning with their inaugural competition winners, here.
Arc publishes short stories over 5000 words.
On acceptance, it pays a flat fee of £1500 (c. US$2370) for first world serial rights.