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Last Changed: Friday, 16 October 2020                 28 Market Listings


Listed in the Last Month:
Planet Scumm - triannual paperback/e-book/web/some audio; sf/weird (fic/collections); pays 2¢/word +3 copies
Sexy Fantastic Magazine - monthly digital; sf/f/surreal/magreal/dark f; erotic (fic); pays $100


Updated in the Last Month:
Sexy Fantastic Magazine - word count change


Changed in the Last Month:
Buckshot Magaine: website out-of-date, no reply to e-queries; moved to SubStatic page as of 30Sep20



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), and shared royalty markets built on a "pay" model, that do not include a significant number of sories written by the publisher(s), editor(s), or staff.

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MARKET NOTE - 08Aug19: closed to all submissions until further notice; all 2019-20 editions are filled
  • 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).   [Top]

  • AFTERMATH - annual webzine; climate/eco/sf/h (no f) (fic/nonfic). Pay: fic=2¢/word; nonfic=1¢/word. Words: 1.5k-5k (not firm). RT: <3 months. Reprints: yes (same pay as original). E-subs: VIA ONSITE FORM OR EMAIL. (QS).   [Top]

  • 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]

    MARKET NOTE - 03Oct20: as of this date; closed to submissions until further notice
  • 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]

  • 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]

  • COSMIC HORROR MONTHLY - monthly ezine; h only (micro/flash/fic/poem/art). Pay: fic=1¢/word; poem=50¢/line; art=$20-$50. Words: 100-7½k. RT: <1 week. Reprints: query. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 01Nov19: closed for new submissions until next reading period, TBA
  • 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]

  • 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]

    MARKET NOTE - 17Oct20: as of this date, open to fiction, closed to poetry & nonfiction
  • JAMES GUNN'S AD ASTRA - annual print/webzine; sf/f (fic/nonfic/poem). 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]

  • 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: Mar/Jun/Sep/Dec only; art=year round.   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 04Jul19: closed to submissions until 2021
  • 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]

  • 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).   Reading Periods: vary (see GLs).   [Top]

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • OXYGEN LEAKS MAGAZINE - monthly eBook/PDF; hard sf (micro/flash/fic). Pay: 1¢/word. Words: <20k. RT: <2 months. Reprints: query. E-subs: ON SITE FORM. (Q).   [Top]

    NEW LISTING: 16 October 2020
  • PLANET SCUMM - triannual paperback/e-book/web/some audio; sf/weird (fic/collections). Pay: 2¢/word +3 copies. Words: 2k-6k. RT: <4 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (QS).    Special Issue (Snake Eyes) Deadline: 10 January 2021.   [Top]

    UPDATE - 08 October 2020: word count change, minimum lowered by 2k
    NEW LISTING: 01 October 2020
  • SEXY FANTASTIC MAGAZINE - monthly digital; sf/f/surreal/magreal/dark f; with erotic elements & theme (see GLS) (fic). Pay: $100 +1-year subscription (fundraiser may up pay). Words: 3k-15k. RT: reject=no reply; accept=<1 month. Reprints: query. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (Q).    Cover web page.   [Top]
    1st Issue Submission Deadline: 31 October 20201st Issue Debut: 1 January 2021

  • 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).   Reading Periods: vary, 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]

  • 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]

  • UNDERLAND ARCANA - quarterly webzine/ebook/POD; sf/f/h/mys/weird (micro/flash/fic). Pay: 1¢/word. Words: <5k. RT: <3 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (QS).   [Top]
    Reading Periods: vary, see GLs1st Issue Debut: Fall 2020

  • 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]

  • 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

  • WYLDBLOOD MAGAZINE - bimonthly e-zine/print; sf/f (flash/fic). Pay: 1 pence (GBP)/word. Words: flash=300-1k; fic=1k-6k. RT: <14 days. Reprints: query. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (QS).   1st Issue Debut: January 2021.   [Top]



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