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Last Changed: Monday, 18 February 2019                 35 Market Listings


Listed in the Last Month:
Albedo One - moved from Token page
Helios Quarterly - moved from Semipro page
Selene Quarterly - moved from Semipro page
Heroic Fantasy Quarterly - moved from Semipro page


Updated in the Last Month:
Speculative City - temp. open to subs
Lackington's - temp. closed to subs
Perihelion - moved to Sub-Static page; on hiatus & closed to all subs
Storyhack A&A - temp. closed to subs
Primordial - temp. closed to subs
The Pedestal Magazine - only publishes poetry; moved to Flash, etc. page page
Gathering Storm - closed by editor
Gunn's Ad Astra - closed to poem/scholarly articles; still open to fic/reviews
Andromeda Spaceways - closed to subs until 01Feb19
Bracken - temp. closed to fic/poem subs
Helios Quarterly - temp. closed to subs


ROBERT LAUGHLIN'S 2019 ANNUAL UPDATES:
Abyss & Apex, Albedo One, Andromeda Spaceways, Bracken, Breath & Shadow, Buckshot, Cirsova, Gunn's Ad Astra, Helios Quarterly, Heroic Fantasy, Leading Edge, Metaphorosis, Neo-Opsis, New Myths, Refractions, Selene Quarterly, Speculative City, Storyhack A&A, Three-Lobed Burning Eye, Vulture Bones, Wee Tales, Write Ahead



Markets listed on this page are periodical markets that pay from US 1¢/word to US 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 a significant number of sories written by the publisher(s), editor(s), or staff.

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RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 29 January 2019: changed reading periods/sub-info page/editor title    Robert Laughlin MARKET NOTE - flash submissions closed until August 2019; fic/poetry closed until next reading period, TBA
  • ABYSS & APEX - quarterly webzine; sf/f, no h (fic/flash/poem). Pay: fic/flash= 6¢/word ($75 max.); poem=$5.50. Words: fic=1½k-10k (if longer query); flash=<1250; poem=(see GLs). RT: <3 months. Reprints: no, solicited only. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (Q).   Reading Periods: flash=August 2019; fiction=closed; poetry=May 2019.   [Top]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 11 February 2019: changed pub-sched    Robert Laughlin
    NEW LISTING: 11 February 2019 - moved from Token page    Robert Laughlin
  • ALBEDO ONE - irregular 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: EMAIL. (QS).   Annual Submission Periods: Jan, Apr, Jul, & Oct.   [Top]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 30 January 2019: changed sub-info page/Pay/Words/RT/Reprints/reading periods    Robert Laughlin
  • ANDROMEDA SPACEWAYS MAGAZINE - quarterly print/PDF; sf/f/h, keyword: fun (fic/flash/nonfic/poem/art). Pay: ficion=1AUD¢/word (min AUD$20/max AUD$100), poetry/flash=AUD$10; nonfic=AUD$10; artwork: cover=AUD$100, internal=AUD$20; +1 e-copy to all. Words: fic/flash=<10k (<20k for subscribers & Aus/NZ writers); poem=<2 pages; nonfic=1k & up. RT: <3 months. Reprints: highly unlikely. E-subs: ON SITE FORM ONLY. Robbie Matthews, General Manager (Q).   Yearly Reading Periods: 01Feb-31Mar; 01May-30Jun; 01Aug-30Sep; 01Nov-31Dec.   [Top]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 30 January 2019: changed e-sub addy/RT/Pay/Words    Robert Laughlin
    UPDATE - 30 January 2019: temporarily closed to fic/poem submissions; open to art    Robert Laughlin
  • BRACKEN - approx. triannual webzine; f/MagReal/fabulism (fic/poem/art). Pay: fic=4¢/word ($50 min.); poem=$15. Words: fic=<2½k; poem=not noted. RT: <2 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. Alina Rios, Editor-in-Chief (Q).   [Top]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 31 January 2019: changed Pay    Robert Laughlin
  • BREATH & SHADOW - quarterly webzine; all genres (fic/nonfic/poem/drama), authors must be disabled, prioritises New England writers. Pay: fic/nonfic=$30; poem=$20. Words: fic/plays=<3k, poem=no max lines. RT: 3-5 months. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. , or use on site form (QS).   [Top]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 31 January 2019: changed Pay    Robert Laughlin
    MARKET NOTE - 31Jan19: still on publishing hiatus, but open to submissions
  • BUCKSHOT MAGAZINE - biweekly e-zine; every genre & style (flash/fic/poem). Pay: CA$25 (about $19) flat. Words: <2k. RT: final=<4 weeks. Reprints: no. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (Q).   [Top]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 31 January 2019: changed pub-sched    Robert Laughlin
    MARKET NOTE - 07Feb19: closed to submissions until next reading period, TBA
  • CIRSOVA HEROIC FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION MAGAZINE - quarterly POD/e-book/PDF; science fantasy/Sword & Planet/raygun romance (fic). Pay: 1¼¢/word. Words: 2k-7½k (not firm). RT: <2 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

  • CRIMSON STREETS - weekly webzine (with Kindle/iBooks/print compilations); pulp, most genres except sf (fic/nonfic/art). Pay: 1¢/word. Words: 800-6k. RT: <2 weeks. Reprints: query. E-subs: EMAIL 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]

    MARKET NOTE - 05Feb19: still closed to submissions, but continues to publish
  • EXPANDED HORIZONS - irregular (usually 4x/year) webzine; sf/f (fic/poem/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]

  • THE FIRST LINE - quarterly print; all genres (fic/nonfic/poem), you must use the first line provided (see GLs). 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]

    UPDATE - 04 February 2019: closed by editor    Robert Laughlin
  • GATHERING STORM MAGAZINE - bimonthly print/e-book/PDF/audio; sf/f/h (fic/flash/nonfic/poem/art/comics). Paid: fic/flash/art/comics=$25; poem=$10; nonfic=$0. (Q). [Top]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 01 February 2019: changed pub-sched    Robert Laughlin
    UPDATE - 01 February 2019: closed to poetry and scholarly articles; still open to fiction and reviews    Robert Laughlin
  • JAMES GUNN'S AD ASTRA - annual print/webzine; sf/f (fic/nonfic/poem/art). Pay: fic=$50; poem=$20. Words: fic=<7½k (prefers 2½-5k); poem=(not stated). RT: <1 month (query after 3 months). Reprints: no. E-subs: ON SITE FORM ONLY. (Q).   [Top]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 23 January 2019: changed Words/sim-subs/editor    Robert Laughlin
    UPDATE - 23 January 2019: closed to submissions until July 2019    Robert Laughlin
  • HELIOS QUARTERLY MAGAZINE - quarterly PDF/ePub/print; sf/f/h (fic/drabbles/nonfic/poem/art/comics/photos); themes (see GLs). Pay: fic=2-6¢/word (see GLs); poem=25¢/line. Words: fic= 100-7½k; 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]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 24 January 2019: changed pay    Robert Laughlin
    NEWLY MOVED LISTING: 24 January 2019 - moved from Semipro page due to pay rate changes    Robert Laughlin
  • HEROIC FANTASY QUARTERLY - quarterly webzine; heroic f/S&S/high f (fic/flash/poem/art). Pay: fic=<1k=$25, 1k-5k=$50, 5k-7½k=$75, >7½=$100; poem=$25, epic=$100. Words: fic=<10k; serials=<50k; poem=<30 pages. RT: <60 days. Reprints: no. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (QS).   Yearly Reading Periods: FIC: Mar/Jun/Sep/Dec only; POEM: year round.   [Top]

    UPDATE - 07 January 2019: open to submissions until 01 April 2019
  • 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]

    UPDATE - 11 February 2019: closed to submissions until probably July 2019
  • LACKINGTON'S - biannual online PDF; sf/f/mythopoeic/fable/folklore/magreal/post-apocalyptic/cyberpunk/mythpunk/steampunk (fic/art), some issues themed. Pay: CAD1¢/word (CAD$25 min). Words: 1½k-5k. RT: <2 months. Reprints: if pub. in non-English countries (see GLs). E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 04 February 2019: changed editor    Robert Laughlin
  • LEADING EDGE (BYU) - semiannual print/digital; classic sf & f (fic/nonfic/poem/art). Pay: fic=1¢/word ($10 min/$50 max); poem=$5-$20. Words: fic=<15k (prefers <10k); poem=no limits. RT: 1 year. Reprints: no. E-subs: YES. (Q).   [Top]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 04 February 2019: changed RT    Robert Laughlin
  • METAPHOROSIS - 1 story/week webzine; sf/f (fic/art). Pay: 1¢/word. Words: <10k (prefers 1k-6k). RT: <2 weeks. Reprints: no. E-subs: OFF SITE FORM ONLY. (Q).   [Top]

  • MYSTERY WEEKLY MAGAZINE - monthly POD/PDF; mystery, genre elements OK (fic). Pay: 1¢/word. Words: 2½k-7½k. RT: <6 weeks. Reprints: no. E-subs: ON SITE FORM. Kerry Carter, Editor (Q).   [Top]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 05 February 2019: changed pub-sched/reading period/    Robert Laughlin
  • NEO-OPSIS SF MAGAZINE - annual print; sf, some f (fic/poem/art). Pay: 2½Can¢/word (Can$125 max.) +copy/discounts. Words: <6k (not firm). RT: prelim=<8 weeks; final=longer. Reprints: no. E-subs: YES. Karl Johanson, Editor (QS).   2019 Reading Period: fic/poem=15 May-15June; art=year round.   [Top]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 05 February 2019: changed editors/Pay/editor contact/e-sub method    Robert Laughlin
  • NEW MYTHS - quarterly webzine; f/sf, no pornography (flash/fic/reviews/poem/art). Pay: fic/flash/poem/nonfic=1½¢/word ($30 min.); art=$60; reviews=$30. Words: <10k; reviews=½k-1k. RT: 60-90 days. Reprints: no. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (QL).   Annual Flash/Fiction/Poem Reading Periods: 01Jan-28Feb & 01Jun-31Jul; Art/Reviews=always open.   [Top]

    UPDATE - 06 February 2019: only publishes poetry; moved to Flash, etc. page    Robert Laughlin
  • THE PEDESTAL MAGAZINE - moved to Flash, etc. page.   [Top]

    UPDATE - 08 February 2019: moved to Submission Static page; on indefinite hiatus & closed to all submissions    Robert Laughlin
    MARKET NOTE: 08Feb19 - SEEKING PROFESSIONAL WEB DESIGNER TO REVIVE WEB SITE
  • PERIHELION - moved to Submission Static page.   [Top]

    UPDATE - 06 February 2019: temporarily closed to submissions    Robert Laughlin
  • PRIMORDIAL - quarterly e-zine; sf/dark sf (fic/nonfic/art). Pay: fic=1¢/word; nonfic/art=various flat fees. Words: fic=1k-16k; nonfic=1k-2k. RT: <1 month. Reprints: query. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. Dale Thomas, Editor (QS).   [Top]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 06 February 2019: changed Pay/Words/editor contact    Robert Laughlin
  • REFRACTIONS - semiannual print/e-zine/e-book; sf/f/h; no erotica (fic/nonfic (reviews)/poem/art/comics), for ages 13-18. Pay: see contract. Words: <10k. RT: <3 weeks. Reprints: yes, if marked as such. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (Q); .   [Top]
    Reading Periods: open year-roundAnnual Issue Deadlines: Fall: 1 October, Spring: 1 March

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 28 January 2019: changed editor change/sub-info page/RT/Words/Pay    Robert Laughlin
    NEWLY MOVED LISTING: 28 January 2019 - pay rates reduced, moved from Semipro page    Robert Laughlin
  • SELENE QUARTERLY MAGAZINE - quarterly print/PDF/ePub/mobi; rom/mys/action/adv (speculative elements OK) (fic/drabble/flash/serialsnonfic/poem/art/comics/photos). Pay: fic=2¢/word; drabble=6¢/word; flash=1¢/word; serials=3¢/word; poem=25¢/line; nonfic=$15/$35. Words: fic=1k-1½k; drabble=100; flash=101-1k; serials=3k-7½k; poem=<100 lines; nonfic=<5k. RT: 5-8 weeks. Reprints: no. E-subs: EMAIL/OFF SITE FORM ONLY. (Fiction, etc.=Q; Art, etc.=QS).   Reading Periods: 1-15 of Mar/Jun/Sep/Dec.   [Top]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 07 February 2019: changed reading period/Pay/Words/RT/multi-subs    Robert Laughlin
    UPDATE - 18 February 2019: open to submissions until 25 March 2019
  • SPECULATIVE CITY - biannual e-magazine; sf/f/dark f/SpecFic (flash/fic/nonfic/poem/art); 8 fiction, 3-4 poems, 2 non-fiction pcs. per issue. Pay: $20-$75 based on category & length. Words: <5½k (firm). RT: <90 days or longer. Reprints: no. E-subs: OFF SITE FORM ONLY. (Q).   Annual Reading Period: 09Sep-11Nov.   [Top]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 07 February 2019: changed editor's name/e-sub method    Robert Laughlin
    UPDATE - 07 February 2019: closed to submissions until next reading period, TBA    Robert Laughlin
  • STORYHACK ACTION & ADVENTURE - quarterly(ish) print/ebooks/PDF; thriller/urban f/f/sf/stmpunk/h (fic); 6-12 stories/issue. Pay: 1¢/word. Words: 2k-17½k. RT: average=15 days (query after 30 days). Reprints: no. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (Q).   Reading Periods: varies, 2-3 times/year (see GLs).   [Top]

  • TALES FROM THE MOONLIT PATH - quarterly e-zine; h/SpecFic/soft sf (micro/flash/fic/nonfic/poem/art/comics/audio/etc.); 3-7 stories/issue. Pay: $10/story. Words: <2k. RT: <1 month. Reprints: yes. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (Q).   [Top]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 07 February 2019: changed pub-sched/Word    Robert Laughlin
  • THREE-LOBED BURNING EYE - irregular webzine/annual print/selected podcasts; h/df/MagReal/some sf (fic/flash). Pay: fic=$100; flash=$30 +1 print copy. Words: fic=1k-7k; flash=½k-1k. RT: <90 days. Reprints: no. E-subs: ON-SITE FORM. Andrew S. Fuller, Editor (Q).   [Top]

  • UNREAL MAGAZINE - semiannual print/webzine/e-book; f only (flash/fic); 9 stories/issue. Pay: 1¢/word. Words: ½k-5k. RT: no negative replies; after 30 days assume reject. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ON SITE FORM ONLY. (Q).   [Top]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 08 February 2019: changed publication-type/reading periods    Robert Laughlin
  • VULTURE BONES MAGAZINE - quarterly webzine/fee e-book; all SpecFic (fic/flash/poem/art/comics/hypertext/interactive fic), for non-cisgender authors only. Pay: fic=1¢/word, flash/poem=min. $5 flat, comics=$15/page. Words: fic=½k;-5k, flash=<½k, comics=<4 pages. RT: <4 weeks. Reprints: query. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (Q).   Reading Periods: irregular, see here.   [Top]

    RL ANNUAL UPDATE - 08 February 2019: changed reader ages    Robert Laughlin
  • WEE TALES - semiannual print/e-zine/e-book; sf/f/h (fic/nonfic (reviews)/poem/art/comics), for ages 7-13. 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 - 08 February 2019: changed Words    Robert Laughlin
  • WRITE AHEAD/THE FUTURE LOOMS - bimonthly print/ezine/ebook; cyberpunk only (flash/fic/art). Pay: £0.02/word (≅2.6¢/word). Words: ¾k-2½k. RT: <3 weeks. Reprints: yes. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (QS).   [Top]
    Reading Periods Open: 3 Months each issueDeadlines: 2 weeks before publication date



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