Last Updated: Monday, 17 September 2018
10 Market Listings
Helios Quarterly - up to date again
Markets listed on this page are periodical markets that pay US 3¢/word to US 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.
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AUREALIS - 10 issues/year (3 stories/issue; skips Dec & Jan) e-zine/print best-of anthos; sf/f/h, no non-speculative h (fic/nonfic/art). Pay: A$20-60/1k words; art=A$10-75 . Words: fic=2-8k; nonfic=½k-2k. RT: <2 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS). 2017 Reading Periods: Aus/NZ authors=01Feb-31Oct; Others=01Aug-31Oct (Note: they closed early this year (2017)!). [Top]
GLITTERSHIP - biweekly (1 story/issue) webzine/podcast; sf/f/h, LGBTQIA only (fic/flash). Pay: 3¢/word ($30 min.). Words: 100-7½k. RT: <60 days. Reprints: yes (1¢/word). E-subs: YES. (QS). [Top]
UPDATE - 17 September 2018: web site updated, September issue released, sub periods valid again
HELIOS QUARTERLY MAGAZINE - quarterly PDF/ePub/print; sf/f/h (fic/nonfic/poem/art/comics/photos); themes (see GLs). Pay: fic=2-6¢/word; poem=25¢/line. Words: fic= 100-10k; poem=<100 lines. RT: 5-8 weeks. Reprints: no. E-subs: ON SITE FORM ONLY. (Q). Reading Periods: 1-15 Jan, 1-15 Apr, 1-15 Jul, 1-15 Oct [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: FIC/FLASH: Mar/Jun/Sep/Dec only; POETRY: year round. [Top]
MARKET NOTE - 01Feb17: closed to fiction/flash submissions until further notice; open to poetry/art
ON SPEC - quarterly print/digital; most SpecFic genres (fic/flash/poem/art (CA artists ONLY)). Pay: fic=1k-<3k=CA$125; 3k-<5k=CA$175; 5k-6k=CA$200; +2 copies; poem/flash=CA$50 +copy. Words: fic=1k-6k; flash=<1k; 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 - biannual contest web/e-zine, quarterly mini con tests; any genre (fic). Prizes: $220/$160/$120 & 0-3 HMs@$60; mini=$25/$15/$10. Words: 1k-5k. RT: 4-6 weeks after DL. Reprints: no. E-subs: OFFSITE FORM ONLY. (Q). [Top]
Submission/Entry Periods: biannual, themed, dates vary (see rules)
MARKET NOTE - 17Sep18: still closed to submissions until next reading period, TBA
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: EMAIL ONLY. (Q). [Top]
SELENE QUARTERLY MAGAZINE - quarterly print/PDF/ePub/mobi; rom/mys/action/adv (speculative elements OK) (fic/micro/flash/nonfic/poem/art/comics/photos). Pay: fic=3¢/word; drabble=6¢/word; flash=2¢/word; serials=3¢/word; poem=2½¢/line; nonfic=$15/$35. Words: fic=1k+1-1½k; drabble=100; flash=½k-1k; serials=5k-10k; poem=<100 lines; nonfic=<5k. RT: 2-3 weeks. Reprints: no. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (Q). Reading Periods: 1-15 of Mar/Jun/Sep/Dec. [Top]
STAR*LINE: Digest of the Science Fiction Poetry Association - (See the listing on the Flash/Poetry Market page.)