Last Changed: Monday, 3 August 2020 8 Market Listings
Updated in the Last Month:
Curiosities - temp. open to subs
On Spec - flash/poetry pay raise
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UPDATE - 03 August 2020: open to submissions through 31 August 2020
CURIOSITIES & GALLERY OF CURIOSITIES - thrice annual POD/ebook (Cs), possible twice monthly podcast (GofCs); all retropunks, weird, no sf (fic/art). Pay: 4¢/word. Words: <7½k. RT: <30 days. Reprints: yes, at 1¢/word. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (QS). [Top]
ENCHANTED CONVERSATION: A Fairy Tale Magazine - monthly webzine; fairy tales/folklore only (fic/nonfic). Pay: fic=$100; nonfic=$50. Words: fic=1200-2500; nonfic=900-1200. RT: see here. Reprints: no. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (Q). [Top]
Reading Period: on 1st day of each month Deadline: 23:59 EST, on 3rd day of each month
MARKET NOTE - 17Jul20: temporarily closed to submissions, hoped to open again in early 2020
GLITTERSHIP - twice monthly (1 story/issue) webzine/podcast; sf/f/h, LGBTQIA only (fic/flash/poem). Pay: fic/flash=3¢/word ($30 min.); poem=$10. Words: fic/flash=100-7½k; poem=no line limit. RT: <1 year. Reprints: yes (1¢/word). E-subs: ON SITE FORM. (Q). [Top]
MARKET NOTE - 03Aug20: as of this date, closed to submissions until next reading period, TBA
GRIMDARK MAGAZINE - quarterly print/e-zine; grimdark f/grimdardark sf (fic). Pay: AU7¢/word. Words: <4k (considers serial novellas). RT: <6 weeks . Reprints: yes; <6k (AU1¢/word). E-subs: ONLY. (Q). [Top]
UPDATE - 17 July 2020: pay doubled for flash & poetry Colleen Anderson
MARKET NOTE - 02Aug20: as of this date, closed to submissions until the next reading period, TBA
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$100 +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 - twice yearly contest web/e-zine, quarterly mini contests web only; any genre (fic). Prizes: Big=$220/$160/$120 & 0-3 HMs@$60; Mini=$25/$15/$10, HM=pub. Words: big=1k-5k; mini= 25-75 words. RT: 4-6 weeks after DL. Reprints: no. E-subs: OFFSITE FORM ONLY. (Q). [Top]
Submission/Entry Periods: Big=twice yearly, themed, dates vary (see rules)
MARKET NOTE - 02Aug20: as of this date, closed to submissions until next reading period, TBA
SCI PHI JOURNAL - quarterly webzine/PDF; sf (see GLs) (fic/nonfic). Pay: fic=3€¢/word (translations=1€¢/word); nonfic=0. Words: fic=<2k; nonfic=no limit. RT: <60 days. Reprints: no. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. Ádám Gerencsér & Mariano Martín Rodríguez, Editors (Q). [Top]
STAR*LINE: Digest of the Science Fiction Poetry Association - (See the listing on the Flash/Poetry Market page.)