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Last Updated: Thursday, 8 September 2016

14 Market Listings

Fresh Updated:
Shimmer - open to submissions



This page contains periodical markets that pay 3¢/word to 5.99¢/word for works of all lengths (based on the mean average between the shortest and the longest accepted word counts) that do not include stories 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 ($), UK (£), or EU (€) currency are used unless otherwise noted. U.S. addresses are used unless otherwise noted. These listings are provided in good faith with the belief the info is correct, but Ralan.com 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. Ralan.com 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 LISTINGS -

Click on Publication Title for Full Guidelines
Click on E-subs: LINE for Submission Details

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.
The e-address is for Info/Queries & E-subs if marked
(QS)

This logo (DLS) is a link to a pertinent editor interview at D.L. Snell's Market Scoops!
(Be aware that these interviews may be quite old and not pertinent at this time.)


MARKET NOTE - 11Apr16: backlogged; closed to subs early; will reopen 01Aug16
  • AUREALIS - 10 issues/year (3 stories/issue; skips Dec & Jan) e-zine/print best-of anthos; sf/f/h, no non-speculative h (fic/nonfic/art). Pay: AU$20-60/1k words; art=AU$10-75 . Words: fic=2-8k; nonfic=½k-2k. RT: <2 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS). Annual Reading Periods: fic=01Feb-31May & 01Aug-31Oct; nonfic=see GLs.   [Top]
  • THE DARK - quarterly e-zine; df/MagReal/dark sf/surreal (fic/art). Pay: 3¢/word. Words: 1k-5k (query if longer). RT: <1 month. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

  • GLITTERSHIP - biweekly (1 story/issue) webzine/podcast; sf/f/h, LGBTQIA only (fic/flash). Pay: 3¢/word. Words: 100-6k. RT: <60 days. Reprints: yes (1¢/word). E-subs: YES. (QS).   [Top]

  • HELIOS QUARTERLY MAGAZINE - quarterly PDF/ePub/print; sf/f/h (fic/nonfic/poem/art/comics/photos). Pay: 3¢/word on average. Words: 50-10k. RT: <1 week. Reprints: no. E-subs: E-MAIL ONLY. (Q).   [Top]
    Annual Reading Periods: 1-15 Jan, 1-15 Apr, 1-15 Jul, 1-15 OctAnnual Deadlines: 15Jan (Mar), 15Apr (Jun), 15Jul (Sep), 15Oct (Dec)

    MARKET NOTE - 08Aug16: overstocked; closed to subs until March 2017
  • HEROIC FANTASY QUARTERLY - quarterly webzine; heroic f/S&S/high f (fic/flash/poem/art). Pay: fic=$100; flash/poem=$25; epic poem=$100. Words: fic=<10k; serials=<50k; poem=<30 pages. RT: <60 days. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   Yearly Reading Periods (not poetry): Mar/Jun only!   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 08Jan15: closed to submissions until further notice
  • MIDNIGHT ECHO - irregular (Australian HWA); print/PDF; df/h (fic/poem/art/comics), themes (see GLs); open to AU & NZ writers only. Pay: fic=AU3¢/word; poem=AU$15-25. Words: stories=<5k; poem=<100 lines. RT: not specified. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).  Annual Readings: varies (see GLs).   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 20Sep14: closed fiction submissions until further notice; open to poetry subs year round
  • ON SPEC - quarterly print; 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$50 +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 - triannual contest web/e-zine; any genre, themed (fic). Prizes: $180/140/100 & 0-3 HMs@$40. Words: 1k-5k. RT: 4-6 weeks after DL. Reprints: no. E-subs: OFFSITE FORM ONLY. (Q).   [Top]
             Submission/Entry Periods: triannual, themed, dates vary (see rules)

    MARKET NOTE - 15Aug16: closed to all subs until next reading period, TBA
  • ORTHOGONAL - triannual e-zine; bizro/slpstrm/sf/f/crime/erotica (fic/flash), anonymous only. Pay: fic=$100 +royalty; flash=$30 +royalty. Words: fic=prefers 1k-5k (not firm); flash=<1k. RT: <90 days. Reprints: no. E-subs: E-MAIL ONLY. (Q).   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 01Aug16: temporarily closed to subs
  • PHOBOS MAGAZINE - irregular print/e-zine; weird, most genres (fic/flash/poem/art), themes (see GLs). Pay: fic/flash=5¢/word; poem=greater of $20 or 5¢/word. Words: <2½k (serial: 6k max.). RT: <1 month. Reprints: query. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

    UPDATE - 06 September 2016: open to submissions   
  • SHIMMER - 6 issues/year digital & annual print; contemporary f, some sf/h (fic/flash). Pay: fic=5¢/word ($50 min.). Words: <7½k (query if longer) but prefers around 4k. RT: <1 month. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

  • SOLARPUNK PRESS - monthly (1 story /issue) limited print/webzine/audio; solarpunk sf (fic). Pay: 3¢/word. Words: 2k-5k. RT: aiming for <1 month. Reprints: query. E-subs: ON SITE FORM ONLY. (Q).   [Top]
    Open to Submissions: 27 August 2015

  • SPINETINGLERS - monthly webzine/annual print "Best of" antho; h/f/df (fic). Pay: 1st place=£100, 2nd=£50, 3rd-5th=£25. Words: <5k. RT: <30 days. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

  • STAR*LINE: Digest of the Science Fiction Poetry Association - (See the listing on the Flash/Poetry Market page.)


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