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Last Updated: Tuesday, 29 August 2017

5 Story/Article/Joke Markets

Markets listed on this page contain Pro, Semipro, Pay, Token paying, and nonpaying markets that accept humorous fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or other forms, that do not extensively include fiction written by the publisher(s), editor(s), or staff.

Read the complete guidelines carefully before submitting. Try to read at least one issue to get a feel for what is wanted. If in doubt contact the editor. US currency and addresses are used unless otherwise noted.

All Token paying market listings are listed as a courtesy and therefore subject to instant removal if they do not inform me of any change in their guidelines that affects the listing at Any change, no exceptions. No re-listing will be possible.

These listings are provided in good faith with the belief the info is correct, but accepts no responsibility for any errors or omissions in them. The fact that an entry is listed here is no guarantee that said entity will ever publish anything. Contact with any editor or publisher is at the contributor's own risk. encourages all potential contributors to do a web search of the editor's and/or publisher's name before submitting to them. Each visitor assumes all risk associated with the use or misuse of the information here.

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The editor's e-mail link is for Info/Queries only if marked (Q),
... and the E-subs address(es) will found in the guidelines.
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  1. ANDROMEDA SPACEWAYS MAGAZINE - quarterly print/PDF; sf/f/h, keyword: fun (fic/flash/nonfic/poem/art). Pay: 1AU¢/word (min AU$20/max AU$100), AU$10 for poetry & Flash; +1 PDF copy to all. Words: fic/flash/nonfic=<10k (<20k for subscribers & Aus/NZ writers); poem=<2 pages. RT: <7 months. Reprints: query. E-subs: ONLY. (Q).   [Top]

  2. DEFENESTRATION - triannual (nonfic year-round) webzine; humor, any genre (fic/nonfic/poem/art/comics/flash video). Pay: exposure. Words: <4k (nonfic=2k). RT: <1 week. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).    Fiction/Poem Reading Periods: 20Dec-5Apr; 20Apr-5Aug; 20Aug-5Dec.   [Top]

  3. FUNNY TIMES - monthly print; all topics (fic/cartoons). Pay: fic=$60, cartoons=$30-$50. Words: 500-700. RT: <several months. E-subs: NONE. (QS).   [Top]

  4. MAD MAGAZINE - monthly print; mad humor. Pay: pro. Words: no word limits named. RT: NO REPLY: assume reject after 30 days. E-subs: ON SITE FORM ONLY. MAD Submissions Editor (Q).   [Top]

  5. PERRETS' HUMOR FILES - online joke service; all genres (jokes). Pay: $3 per used joke. Words: one-liners only. RT: probably fast. Reprints: query. E-subs: PREFERS E-MAIL. (QS).   [Top]

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