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Last Updated: Friday, 27 February 2015

33 Market Listings

2 Updated:
Birkensnake - temp. closed to subs
Fantasy Scroll - PubSched change

Robert Laughlin's Annual Updates:
Shroud, Tales of the Unanticipated, Three-Lobed Burning Eye, Triptych Tales, Wee Tales, Zyzzyva

This page contains periodical markets that pay from 1¢/word to 2.99¢/word for works of all lengths for short stories and/or articles (based on the mean average between the shortest and the longest accepted word counts) that do not include fiction written by the publisher(s), editor(s), or staff. Read the complete guidelines carefully before submitting. If in doubt contact the editor. Try to read at least one issue to get a feel for what is wanted. US ($), UK (£), or EU (€) currency are used unless otherwise noted. Addresses are US unless noted otherwise. These listings are provided in good faith with the belief the info is correct, but accepts no responsibility for any errors or omissions in them. The fact that an entry is listed here is no guarantee that said entity will ever publish anything. Contact with any editor or publisher is at the contributor's own risk. encourages all potential contributors to do a web search of the editor's and/or publisher's name before submitting to them. Each visitor assumes all risk associated with the use or misuse of the information here.

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  • ANDROMEDA SPACEWAYS INFLIGHT MAGAZINE (ASIM) - quarterly print/PDF; sf/f/h, keyword: fun (fic/flash/nonfic/poem/art). Pay: 1.25AU¢/word (AU$20 min.), AU$10 for poetry & Flash. Words: <10k (<20k for subscribers & Aus/NZ writers). RT: <7 months. Reprints: query. E-subs: ONLY.   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 09Dec14: operations suspended indefinitely; closed to submissions until further notice

  • BETWIXT - quarterly webzine/e-book/POD; all genres (fic). Pay: 3¢/word (max. $225 for 7500 words). Words: 1k-30k (prefers 4k-7k). RT: <2 weeks. Reprints: no, solicited only. E-subs: ONLY. (Q).   Annual Reading Periods: 01Jan-28/29Feb, 01Apr-31May, 01Jul-31Aug, 01Oct-30Nov.   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 28Mar14: temporarily closed to fic/nonfic submissions
  • BEWARE THE DARK - triannual print/digital; h (fic/nonfic/art). Pay: fic=£0.007/word (about 1¢/word; max. £35); nonfic=£0.007/word (max. £15). Words: fic=<5k; nonfic=<2k (flexible). RT: <3 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (Q).   [Top]

    UPDATE - 16 February 2015: indefinitely closed to submissions
  • BIRKENSNAKE - annual print/e-zine; any genre, experimental (fic). SUB-INFO HIDDEN DUE TO LONG TERM CLOSURE TO SUBMISSIONS! (Q).   [Top]

  • BREATH & SHADOW - quarterly webzine; all genres (fic/nonfic/poem/drama), authors must be disabled, prioritises New England writers. Pay: <$5-$25. Words: fic/plays=<3k, poem=<200 lines. RT: 3-5 months. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

  • ELECTRIC SPEC - quarterly e-zine; sf/f/macabre (fic/flash/art). Pay: $20. Words: ¼k-7k. RT: <3 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

  • EXPANDED HORIZONS - irregular webzine; sf/f (fic/reviews), no erotica, or excessive violence/gore; focus is on women & other under-represented backgrounds. Pay: fic/poetry/essays=$30. Words: <6k. RT: <1 month. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. (Q).   [Top]

    UPDATE - 09 February 2015: publishing schedule changed from quarterly to bimonthly
  • FANTASY SCROLL MAG - bimonthly/annually webzine/e-zine; f/sf/h (fic/micro/flash/nonfic/art). Pay: 1¢/word. Words: <5k. RT: < 60 days. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. (Q).   [Top]

  • THE FIRST LINE - quarterly print; all genres (fic/nonfic/poem), first line provided (see site). Pay: fic=$25-$50; poem=$5-$10; nonfic=$25, +copy. Words: fic=300-5k; nonfic=500-800. RT: 2-3 weeks after DL. Reprints: no. E-subs: PREFERS. (QS).   Deadlines: 01Feb, 01May, 01Aug, 01Nov.   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 04Dec14: open to submissions until 1 April 2015
  • KALEIDOTROPE - quarterly webzine; sf/f/h/cross-genre/slipstrm (fic/flash/nonfic/poem/art/photo/comics). Pay: fic=1¢/word; poem=$5; art=$40-60. Words: 250-10k (query if longer); poem=no limits. RT: <3months. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   Annual Readings: vary (see GLs).   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 09 January 2015: closed to submissions until 1 May 2015
  • LACKINGTON'S - quarterly online PDF; sf/f/mythopoeic/fable/folklore/magreal/post-apocalyptic/cyberpunk/mythpunk/steampunk (fic/art). Pay: CAD1¢/word. Words: 1½k-5k. RT: <2 months. Reprints: if pub. in non-English countries (see GLs). E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

  • LEADING EDGE (BYU) - semiannual print; classic sf & f (fic/nonfic/poem/art). Pay: fic=1¢/word (max. $50); poem=$10; +1 e-copy. Words: fic=<15k (prefers <10k); poem=no limits. RT: 4-6 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: YES. (Q).   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 07Oct14: closed to subs until next reading period, TBA
  • MYTHIC DELIRIUM - quarterly e-book/monthly webzine; all genres (fic/poem). Pay: fic=2¢/word; poem=$5. Words: <4k (firm!). RT: < 2 months. Reprints: solicited only. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   Next Reading Period: 01Aug-01Oct 2015.   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 01Nov12: closed to fic/poem subs until next reading period (TBA); open to art
  • NEO-OPSIS SF MAGAZINE - triannual print; sf, some f (fic/poem/art). Pay: 2½Can¢/word (Can$125 max.) +1-2 copies. Words: 6k max (prefers less). RT: prelim=<8 weeks; final=longer. Reprints: no. E-subs: YES. Karl Johanson, Editor (QS).   [Top]

  • NEWMYTHS.COM - quarterly webzine; f/sf (fic/nonfic/poem/art). Pay: fic=$50, flash=$20, poem=$20, nonfic=$20-50, art=>$60. Words: <10k. RT: 60-90 days. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   Reading Periods: Jan, Feb, Jun, & Jul.   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 23Jan15: will open to flash/poem subs for June issue in May 2015, paying semipro rate
  • THE PEDESTAL MAGAZINE - irregular webzine; most genres (flash/poem), some themes. Pay: flash=3¢/word; poetry=$40. Words: varies by issue (see GLs). RT: 4-8 weeks. Reprints: No. E-subs: OFF SITE FORM ONLY. (Q).   Reading Periods/Themes: see online GLs.   [Top]

  • PERIHELION SCIENCE FICTION - monthly e-zine; hard sf (fic/flash/nonfic/art/comics). Pay: fic=1¢/word ($75 max); Flash=$12; cover=$60. Words: fic=2k-8k; flash=400-1600. RT: 1-3 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 19Jan15: open to subs through 31 March 2015
  • PHANTOM DRIFT: Writing the Weird, Wyrding the Word - annual perfectbound POD; cross genre slipstrm/magreal/lit sf/modern f/df/surreal/psychological/new weird, not open to traditional genre work (fic/nonfic/poem). Pay: $5/page ($10 min) +copy. Words: no limits specified, query. RT: <several weeks safter DL. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLINE FORM. (Q); & , Fiction Editors") (Q); (Q).   [Top]

  • PLASMA FREQUENCY MAGAZINE - bimonthly print/e-zine; sf/f/h (fic/nonfic/art). Pay: 1¢/word. Words: <7½k (prefers <6k). RT: <60 days. Reprints: no, solicited only. E-subs: OFF SITE FORM ONLY. (Q).   Themed Issues: 2-3/year (see GLs)   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 02Jun14: temporarily closed to submissions
  • POSTSCRIPTS TO DARKNESS - biannual print/eBook; h/weird/surreal (fic/art). Pay: CA1¢/word (CA$25 min.). Words: 1½k-4½k. RT: <3 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

  • REFRACTIONS - semiannual print/e-zine/e-book; sf/f/h; no erotica (fic/nonfic (reviews)/poem/art/comics), for ages 13-18. Pay: fic/essays=$50; others=$35; fic & art=$65. Words: 1k-5k. RT: <3 weeks. Reprints: yes, if marked as such. E-subs: ONLY. (QS); .   [Top]
    Reading Periods: open year-roundAnnual Deadlines: Fall: 1 October, Spring: 1 March

    MARKET NOTE - 27Jan15: closed to subs until further notice
  • SCHEHEREZADE'S BEQUEST - annual print online; fairy tales, any genre (fic/flash/nonfic/poem). Pay: fic=$30; nonfic=unknown; poem=$15. Words: fic/flash=<4k (query if longer); nonfic=&360;3k; poem=no limit. RT: about 2 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (Q).   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 27Jan15: open to subs through 31Mar15
  • THE SEHNSUCHT PROJECT - bimonthly e-zine; paranormal/New Age spiritual (fic/nonfic/poem/video). Pay: via PayPal only; fic=1¢/word; nonfic/poem/video=unknown. Words: fic=<3½k; nonfic=<1½k; poem=any length. RT: <2 weeks. Reprints: query. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 08Jan15: on indefinite hiatus; closed to all submissions
  • SHADOWS & TALL TREES - annual print; h/df/weird/exp/gothic/strange/slipstrm/urban (fic/nonfic). SUB-INFO WINDOW HIDDEN DUE TO LONG HIATUS. (Q).   [Top]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 28 January 2015: annual update; PubSched/type/pay/word count/RT/reprint/sub-file format changes    Robert Laughlin
  • SHROUD MAGAZINE - annual print/quarterly e-book; h/df/dark mys & thriller/sus with h elements (fic/flash/nonfic/art). Pay: prose=½k-1k=$25, 2k-5k=$50, >5k=$65; poem=$10. Words: ½k-6k. RT: 4 months or more. Reprints: yes, pays $10. E-subs: OFF SITE FORM ONLY. (Q).   (DLS)   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 06Aug12: closed to fiction & poetry submissions until further notice; art queries open year round
  • SPACE & TIME - irregular print; all speculative genres (fic/poem & art queries). Pay: fic=1¢/word; poem=$5, art=$10-int/$25-cov. Words: fic=<10k; poem=<1 page. Reprints: query. E-subs: ONLY. (Q).   [Top]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 28 January 2015: annual update; word count change    Robert Laughlin
    MARKET NOTE - 01Apr14: closed to submissions until further notice
  • TALES OF THE UNANTICIPATED - annual (or less) print; sf/f/h/unclassifiable (fic/nonfic/art/cartoons). Pays: 1½-2¢/word. Words: <8k words. Reprints: yes. E-subs: PROSE: BOTH! (QS).   Next Reading Period: TBA.   [Top]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 28 January 2015: annual update; PubSched/RT changes    Robert Laughlin
  • THREE-LOBED BURNING EYE - biannual webzine/annual print; h/df/MagReal/some sf (fic). Pay: 3¢/word (max. $35) +1 print copy. Words: ½k-7k. RT: <90 days. Reprints: no. E-subs: ON-SITE FORM. Andrew S. Fuller, Editor (Q).   [Top]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 28 January 2015: annual update; genre/RT/file format/multisubs changes    Robert Laughlin
  • TRIPTYCH TALES - monthly (1 story) webzine/e-antho; slipstrm/urban f/sf, with contemporary settings (fic). Pay: $100 flat. Words: 2k-6k. RT: <2 months. Reprints: print only (no web, pays $50). E-subs: ONLY. (Q).   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 29Sep14: closed to submissions until at least 1 May 2015; will process in hand stories & release a new issue
  • UNTIED SHOELACES OF THE MIND - biannual e-zine/audio; rom/action-adv/sf/f/humor/lit/h (fic). Pay: 3¢/word <1k words ($30 max). Words: prefers <2k. RT: <2 weeks. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 28 January 2015: annual update; pay/word count changes    Robert Laughlin
  • WEE TALES - semiannual print/e-zine/e-book; sf/f/h (fic/nonfic (reviews)/poem/art/comics), for ages 7-12. Pay: fic/nonfic=$50; others=$35; fic & art=$65. Words: 600-2k. RT: <3 weeks. Reprints: yes, if marked as such. E-subs: ONLY. (QS); .   [Top]
    Reading Periods: open year-roundAnnual Deadlines: Fall: 1 September, Spring: 1 February

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 28 January 2015: annual update; PubSched/multisubs/postal address changes    Robert Laughlin
  • ZYZZYVA: the journal of west coast writers & artists - quarterly print; all genres (fic/nonfic/poem/art). Pay: (thought to be Pay). Words: no limits. RT: "promptly." Reprints: no. E-subs: NONE!. (Q).   Annual Reading Periods: 01Jan-31May & 01Aug-30Nov.   [Top]

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