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Last Updated: Friday, 20 November 2015

16 Market Listings

Fresh Updated:
Orthogonal - temp. closed to subs
Aurealis - temp. closed to subs

This page contains periodical markets that pay 3¢/word to 5.99¢/word for works of all lengths (based on the mean average between the shortest and the longest accepted word counts) that do not include stories written by the publisher(s), editor(s), or staff. Read the complete guidelines carefully before submitting. Try to read at least one issue to get a feel for what is wanted. If in doubt contact the editor. US ($), UK (£), or EU (€) currency are used unless otherwise noted. U.S. addresses are used unless otherwise noted. 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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This logo (DLS) is a link to a pertinent editor interview at D.L. Snell's Market Scoops!

UPDATE - 12 November 2015: reading period closed early, closed to submissions until 01 February 2016    Robert Laughlin
  • AUREALIS - 10 issues/year (skips Dec/Jan) e-zine/print best-of anthos; sf/f/h, no non-speculative h (fic/nonfic/art). Non-AU authors must query first! Pay: AU$20-60/1k words; art=AU$10-75 . Words: fic=2-8k; nonfic=½k-4k. RT: <2 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).Annual Reading Period: CLOSED UNTIL 01Feb16 .   See also aurealisXpress   [Top]
    MARKET NOTE - 01Feb13: temp. closed to fiction subissions
  • COSMOS ONLINE - daily webzine; sf (fic; query for nonfic/art/photo). Pay: AU$100. Words: 2k-4k. RT: approx. 2 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

  • THE DARK - quarterly e-zine; df/MagReal/dark sf/surreal (fic/art). Pay: 3¢/word. Words: 1k-5k (query if longer). RT: <1 month. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

  • HEROIC FANTASY QUARTERLY - quarterly webzine; heroic f/S&S/high f (fic/flash/poem/art). Pay: fic=$100; flash/poem=$25; epic poem=$100. Words: fic=<10k; serials=<50k; poem=<30 pages. RT: <60 days. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   Yearly Reading Periods (not poetry): Mar/Jun/Sep/Dec only!   [Top]

  • LAMPLIGHT - quarterly e-zine/annual print (PDF); h/mys/dark sf/noir; no vampires, zombies, werewolves, serial killers, hitmen, excessive gore, or sex (fic/flash). Pay: fic=$150; flash=$50. Words: fic=2-7k; flash=<1k (1k-2k=query). RT: <90 days. Reprints: query. E-subs: OFF SITE FORM ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 08Jan15: closed to submissions until further notice
  • MIDNIGHT ECHO - irregular (Australian HWA); print/PDF; df/h (fic/poem/art/comics), themes (see GLs); open to AU & NZ writers only. Pay: fic=AU3¢/word; poem=AU$15-25. Words: stories=<5k; poem=<100 lines. RT: not specified. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).  Annual Readings: varies (see GLs).   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 19 October 2015: closed to submissions until at least 31 May 2016
  • NAMELESS DIGEST - continuous print/e-zine/webzine; h/df/dark sf/MagReal/sf/weird/thriller/mythos (fic/nonfic/poem/art/comics/audio/video). Pay: print fic/nonfic=2 or 5¢/word +copy, web fic/nonfic=2¢/word; print poem=30¢/line, web poem=$0; interview=copies; art=>$150. Words: 1½k-9½k. RT: <4 months. Reprints: query. E-subs: OFF-SITE FORM. Jason V Brock & S. T. Joshi, Editors. (Q).   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 20Sep14: closed fiction submissions until further notice; open to poetry subs year round
  • ON SPEC - quarterly print; most SpecFic genres (fic/flash/poem/art (CA artists ONLY)). Pay: fic=CA$125-CA$200 +2 copies; poem/flash=CA$50 +copy. Words: fic=<6k; poem=4-100 lines. RT: <4 months (or longer). Reprints: no. E-subs: OFF SITE FORM ONLY. (Q).   Reading Periods: vary (see GLs).   [Top]

  • ON THE PREMISES - triannual contest web/e-zine; any genre, themed (fic). Prizes: $180/140/100 & 0-3 HMs@$40. Words: 1k-5k. RT: 4-6 weeks after DL. Reprints: no. E-subs: OFFSITE FORM ONLY. (Q).   [Top]
             Submission/Entry Periods: triannual, themed, dates vary (see rules)

    UPDATE - 16 November 2015: temporarily closed to submissions; no re-opening date given    Colleen Anderson
  • ORTHOGONAL - triannual e-zine; bizro/slpstrm/sf/f/crime/erotica (fic/flash), anonymous only. Pay: fic=$100 +royalty; flash=$30 +royalty. Words: fic=prefers 1k-5k (not firm); flash=<1k. RT: <90 days. Reprints: no. E-subs: E-MAIL ONLY. (Q).   1st Issue Debut: 2016.   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 01Oct14: closed to submissions until next reading period, TBA
  • PHOBOS MAGAZINE - irregular print/e-zine; weird, most genres (fic/flash/poem/art), themes (see GLs). Pay: fic/flash=5¢/word; poem=greater of $20 or 5¢/word. Words: <2½k (serial: 6k max.). RT: <1 month. Reprints: query. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

  • SHIMMER - 6 issues/year digital & annual print; contemporary f, some sf/h (fic/flash). Pay: fic=5¢/word ($50 min.). Words: <7½k (query if longer) but prefers around 4k. RT: <1 month. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

  • SOLARPUNK PRESS - monthly (1 story /issue) limited print/webzine/audio; solarpunk sf (fic). Pay: 3¢/word. Words: 2k-5k. RT: aiming for <1 month. Reprints: query. E-subs: ON SITE FORM ONLY. (Q).   [Top]
    Open to Submissions: 27 August 2015

  • SPINETINGLERS - monthly webzine/annual print "Best of" antho; h/f/df (fic). Pay: 1st place=£100, 2nd=£50, 3rd-5th=£25. Words: <5k. RT: <30 days. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

  • STAR*LINE: Digest of the Science Fiction Poetry Association - (See the listing on the Flash/Poetry Market page.)
  • THE STRAND MAGAZINE - quarterly print; mys/detective/terror/supernat (fic/nonfic). Pay: $25-150. Words: 1k-short novellas (prefers 2-6k). RT: 4-10 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: NONE. (Q).   [Top]

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