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Last Updated: Monday, 16 March 2015

47 Market Listings

6 Updated:
Not One of Us - new URL/e-mail
Awen - moved from Under1K page
Twilight Times - temp. closed to fic subs
Space Squid - open to subs
Irreantum declared Snoozing
Polluto - declared Snoozing



This page contains periodical markets that pay anything from a print copy, an approved (by me) gift, a shared royalty, or ¼¢/word up to just less than 1¢/word for works of all lengths (based on the mean average between the shortest and the longest accepted word counts), which do not include significant amounts of 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.

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- THE LISTINGS -

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... and the E-subs address(es) will found in the guidelines.
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(QS)

This logo (DLS) is a link to a pertinent editor interview at D.L. Snell's Market Scoops!


  • ACIDIC FICTION - weekly (2 stories) webzine; any contemporary SpecFic (fic). Pay: $35. Words: <6k. RT: <30 days. Reprints: no. E-subs: ON SITE ONLINE FORM ONLY. (Q).   [Top]

  • ALBEDO ONE - irregular (2 or 3 issues/year) print/digital; sf/f/h (fic/art). Pay: fic=€6 per 1k words (<8k words) +copy; art=€20. Words: prefers 2½k-8k. RT: 2-4 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: YES. (QS).   (DLS)   [Top]

  • ALLEGORY - tri-annual webzine; sf/f/h/slipstrm (fic/nonfic). Pay: $15. Words: fic=½k-5k (not firm); nonfic=<2k. RT: 4-6 weeks. Reprints: query. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   Yearly Reading Periods: 01Jan-28Feb; 01May-30Jun; 01Sep-31Oct.    [Top]

  • AURORA WOLF: a Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy - continuous webzine; sf/f (fic/art). Pay: $5. Words: 2½k-5k. RT: not specified. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (Q).   [Top]

    UPDATE - 10 March 2015: takes material <10k; moved fromUnder1K page    Robert Laughlin
  • AWEN - irregular print; most genres (flash/poem/art). Pay: copy. Words: fic=<10K (prefers <5k); poem="all but the most epic-length". RT: <1 month. Reprints: yes. E-subs: YES. (QS).   Annual Reading Periods: Feb-Nov (closed Dec-Jan).   [Top]

  • BETE NOIRE - quarterly print, occasional podcasts; h/dsf/df/mys/crime (fic/poem/art/comics/photos). Pay: $10 + PDF copy. Words: fic=50-4k; poem=<50 lines. RT: <2 months. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. (Q).   Reading Periods: 1-30Sep, 1-31Dec, 1-31Mar, 1-30Jun.   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 30Jan15: backlogged, closed to submissions until 01April 2015
  • CHROME BABY - irregular webzine; sf/slpstrm (fic/flash/poem). Pay: $5. Words: 50-5k. RT: <30 days. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 02Feb15: "Acceptance of a submission does not guarantee a publication date."—could be a long wait folks!
  • THE COLORED LENS - continuous webzine/quarterly e-book; sf/f (fic/nonfic/art). Pay: fic=$20 for 1st 10k +$1 per 1k if longer; flash=$10. Words: <20k (prefers½k-5k). RT: intitial=<1 month; final=longer. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

  • ENCOUNTERS MAGAZINE - biannual print/POD; sf/f/h/paranormal (fic/art). Pay: ¼¢/word (1-year subscription to all submitters). Words: 3½k-10k (soft). RT: <30 days. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 03Jan14: GL changes
  • FICTION VORTEX - weekly (1 story) webzine; sf/f (fic/art). Pay: $10; (+Editor's Choice=$30; +Reader's Choice=$20). Words: <5k. RT: <4 weeks. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. Mike Cluff & Dan Hope, Editors (Q).   [Top]

  • THE FIFTH DI... - quarterly webzine; sf/f (fic). Pay: $10. Words: <7½k (query if longer). RT: 2 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: YES. (Q).   [Top]

  • THE FUTURE FIRE - quarterly webzine/PDF; SpecFic/cyberpunk/social-political sf (fic/nonfic/poem/art). Pay: fic=$20; poem=$10. Words: <10k (may serialize longer). RT: <30 days. Reprints: query. E-subs: ONLY. (Q).   [Top]

  • GIGANOTOSAURUS - monthly webzine; sf/f; 1-story/month (fic). Pay: $100. Words: 5k-25k. RT: <30 days. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

  • THE HAUNTED TRAVELER - biannual POD/e-zine (PDF); various genres (see GLs) (fic/creative nonfic/plays/art/comics/photos). Pay: copy. Words: <5k. RT: 1-3 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]
    Reading Periods: Jan-Apr; Jul-OctDeadlines: TBA (see GLs)1st Issue Debut: May 2015

  • INACCURATE REALITIES: A YA Speculative Fiction Magazine - irregular print/ebook/PDF; all spefic genres, YA or crossover (fic). Pay: $15-$25 (based on length). Words: 2k-7k. RT: few weeks after DL. Reprints: query. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

  • INfective INk - irregular (but frequent) webzine; all genres except erotica (fic). Pay: fic=$10; flash=$0. Words: fic=no limit; flash=<1½k. RT: <2 weeks. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. (Q).   [Top]

    UPDATE - 02 March 2015: web site down, no reply to e-queries, declared Snoozing    Robert Laughlin
  • IRREANTUM - was biannual literary print (fic/nonfic/poem, play/screenplay excerpts); all genres, which explore the Mormon experience. (Q) (Q).   [Top]

  • JUPITER SF - quarterly print/e-zine; sf (fic/poem/art). Pay: 1 copy. Words: 2-10k (fairly firm); poems: <25 lines. RT: 2 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: YES. (Q).   [Top]

  • KZINE - triannual kindle e-book; sf/h/f/crime (fic). Pay: advance=3£/1000 words (about ½¢/word) of shared 50% net royalty. Words: 1k-10k (soft). RT: disclosed in <1 week. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

  • LIQUID IMAGINATION ONLINE MAGAZINE - quarterly webzine; sf/f/h/lit/slipstrm (fic/flash/poem). Pay: fic/poem=$8; flash=$3. Words: fic=800-6k; flash=200-800; poem=<1k. RT: <2 months. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

  • THE LORELEI SIGNAL - quarterly e-zine; sf/f, with strong female characters (fic/flash/poem). Pay: fic=$5; flash/poem=$2. Words: <10k. RT: <2 months. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. (Q).   [Top]
             Yearly Reading Periods: 15Jan-15 Feb/15Apr-15 May/15Jul-15Aug/15Oct-15Nov

  • LUNA STATION QUARTERLY - quarterly webzine/digital download; sf/f & sub-genres (fic), women authors only. Pay: $5/story. Words: ½k-7k (soft). RT: 3 weeks after sub-period. Reprints: yes. E-subs: OFFSITE FORM ONLY. Jennifer Parsons, Editor (Q).   Yearly PubDates=Reading Periods: 01Mar=15Sep-15Nov; 01Jun=15Dec-15Feb; 01Sep=15Mar-15May; 01Dec=15Jun-15Aug.   [Top]

  • THE MARTIAN WAVE - annual print; sf (fic/poem), theme (see GLs). Pays ½¢/word (poem=$5). Words: <7½k words. RT: <3 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: E-MAIL ONLY!. (Q).   [Top]

  • MIRROR DANCE - quarterly e-zine; f (fic/nonfic/poem/art). Pay: $5. Words: fic=no limit (prefers <6k). RT: <6 weeks. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

  • MONOMYTH - irregular print; most genres (fic/flash/poem/art). Pay: copy. Words: 1-10k. RT: <1 month. Reprints: yes. E-subs: YES. (QS).   Yearly Reading Periods: Feb-Nov.   [Top]

  • NEON LITERARY MAGAZINE - triannual PDF/webzine; lit/sf/exp (fic/poem/art). Pay: 1 print copy +royalties=usually £5-£10). Words: >3 pages. RT: <1 month. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. (Q).   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 10Feb15: open to fic/poem submissions until 31 March 2015
  • NIGHT TO DAWN - irregular print; df/h; zombie/mummy/vampire tales with a unique twist (fic/nonfic(reviews)/poem/art). Pay: fic=$5 +copy; poem/flash=$2.50. Words: <5k. RT: query. Reprints: query. E-subs: PREFERS. (Q).   [Top]

  • 9 TALES - monthly e-book; h/f/sf/west (fic). Pay: $5-10. Words: 1k-15k. RT: 2-4 weeks. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 06Jan15: closing: Sep 2015 is last issue; probably open to submissions until 30 April 2015
  • NITEBLADE - quarterly webzine; f/h (fic/flash/poem). Pay: $5 +PDF copy. Words: <7½k. RT: <1 month. Reprints: yes. E-subs: OFFSITE FORM ONLY. (Q).   [Top]

    UPDATE - 16 March 2015: new URL & e-mail address as of 25Feb15; web site is not finished yet, but the new e-mail address works
  • NOT ONE OF US - triannual print; sf/f/h/mainstrm/west about outsiders/social misfits/aliens/etc (fic/poem/art), no vampires, werewolves, or S&S. Pay: fic=¼¢/word ($5 min) +copy; poem=$5 +copy. Words: fic=3-7½k (prefers <6k); poem=<epic length (prefers <40 lines). RT: 2 months max. Reprints: no. E-subs: YES. (QS).   [Top]

  • PANTHEON MAGAZINE - quarterly webzine/print; all genres (fic/nonfic/art/photo). Pay: ¼¢/word ($10 min.) via PayPal. Words: <7½k (query if longer). RT: 2 days average. Reprints: yes. E-subs: VIA E-MAIL. (QS).   [Top]

    UPDATE - 2 March 2015: long time closed to submissions, no reply to e-queries; declared Snoozing    Robert Laughlin
  • POLLUTO - was quarterly print/PDF; sf/f/h, countercultural element (fic/nonfic/poem/art), themed (see site). Paid: editor's choice=4p/word (<6¢/word; £200 max); others=1 copy. (Q).   [Top]

  • PREMONITIONS - annual print; sf/h (fic/flash/poem/art). Pay: fic (>1k)=£5 or $5 per 1k words +copy; flash (<1k)/poem/art=copy. Words: fic=½k-6k; poem=<50 lines. RT: not specified. Reprints: query (if FBSR unsold). E-subs: NONE!. Tony Lee, Editor (Q).   [Top]

  • QUANTUM MUSE - weekly (flash)/monthly (fic) webzine; sf/f/h (fic/flash/art). Pay: tips. Words: <8k (>8k may be serialized). RT: fic/art=<3 months; flash=1-2 months. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLINE FORM ONLY. (Q).   [Top]

  • SORCEROUS SIGNALS - quarterly webzine; f (fic/poem). Pay: fic=$5; flash/poems=$2. Words: <10k (soft). RT: <2 months. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   Yearly Reading Periods: 15Feb-15Mar, 15May-15Jun, 15Aug-15Sep, 15Nov-15Dec.   [Top]

  • SPACEPORTS & SPIDERSILK - (was KidVisions) quarterly e-zine; sf/f/mild h—spooky, not terrifying (fic/nonfic/poem/art), rated PG. Pay: fic=$6; poem/reprints=$2. Words: <3k (prefers <1k); poem=25 lines. RT: <1-2 months. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

    UPDATE - 02 March 2015: open to submissions; (added 04Mar) new editor added    Robert Laughlin
  • SPACE SQUID - monthly (roughly) webzine; sf/f/h/experimental (fic/art/comics/photo/eclectic). Pay: $5. Words: <1k (not firm). RT: 3 months. Reprints: query. E-subs: ONLY. J.J. Reynolds, Elle Van Hensbergen, Matthew Bey, Steve Wilson, & D Chang, Editors (Q).   [Top]

  • SQ MAG - bimonthly e-zine; all SpecFic: sf/f/h (fic/flash/art). Pay: $15/story. Words: flash-7½k. RT: <4 weeks. Reprints: no. E-subs: OFF SITE FORM ONLY. (Q).   Annual Reading Periods: varies (see GLs).   [Top]

  • STRANGE CONSTELLATIONS - monthly webzine; sf/f (prefers, other SpecFic OK) (fic). Pay: $30. Words: 3k-7½k. RT: <30 days. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. (Q).   Annual Reading Periods: 01Jan-28Feb & 01Jul-31Aug.   [Top]

  • SWORDS AND SORCERY MAGAZINE - monthly webzine; pre-1900 setting f (fic/nonfic). Pay: $10. Words: 1½k-6k. RT: about 4 weeks. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (Q).   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 09Dec14: on indefinite hiatus; closed to submissions until 2016, last 2015 issue: vol10/iss4 (Spring)
  • TALES OF THE TALISMAN -quarterly print; sf & f (fic/poem/art). SUB INFO HIDDEN DUE TO LONG HIATUS! (Q).   [Top]

  • TALES OF THE ZOMBIE WAR - irregular webzine; h/zombie, apocalypse specific (fic/poem). Biannual prizes: 1st=$150, 2nd=$50; others=exposure. Words: no limits. RT: 1-2 months. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

  • TQR - quarterly e-zine; all genres (fic). Pay: $50. Words: 4-12k. RT: <2 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: YES. (QS).   Reading Periods: 15Jan-15Feb; 15Jul-15Aug; 15Oct-15Nov (subject to change).   [Top]

  • TRAIL OF INDISCRETION - quarterly print; sf/f/h, no profanity or graphic sex/violence (fic). Pay: 2 copies, discount. Words: <5k. RT: not specified. Reprints: query. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

    UPDATE - 06 March 2015: closed to fiction submissions until next reading period, TBA; open to nonfiction   
  • TWILIGHT TIMES - quarterly webzine/possible PDF/print; sf/f/literary/cross-genre (fic/nonfic/poetry/art). Pay: web=$5; print=copy. Words: fic=1k-10k (prefers 1k-6k); essay=3½k; poem=<30 lines. Reprints: yes ($2.50). E-subs: ONLY. (QS). (See also Twilight Times on the Books page)   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 05Jan15: on indefinite hiatus; closed to submissions, no issues to be released until further notice
  • VOLUTED TALES MAGAZINE - monthly (in 4 editions, see GLs) PDF/POD; all SpecFic genres (fic/flash/nonfic/poem/art/cartoons/comics). SUBMISSION INFO HIDDEN DUE TO LONG HIATUS! (Q).   [Top]

  • THE WESTERN ONLINE - irregular webzine; western, sf/h elements OK (fic/nonfic/art). Pay: fic=$5; serials=$5/part; nonfic/art=$3. Words: fic=<5k (prefers <3k); nonfic=<1k; serials=novella length. RT: <60 days. Reprints: yes, if not currently online. E-subs: ONLY. (Q).   [Top]



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