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Last Updated: Monday, 10 April 2017

13 Market Listings

Fresh Listed:
Selene Quarterly Magazine - quarterly print/e-pubs; rom/mys/action/adv (specfic OK) (fic/micro/flash/nonfic/poem/art/comics/photos); pays 3¢/word average
Red Room Magazine - semiannual print/ebook/PDF; h (fic/nonfic/art); pays 3¢/word

Fresh Updated:
Spinetinglers - inactive, no reply to e-queries

Markets listed on this page are 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.

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  • 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). 2017 Reading Periods: Aus/NZ authors=01Feb-31Oct; Others=01Aug-31Oct (Note: closed early last year!).   [Top]
  • THE DARK - monthly e-zine/some podcast; df/MagReal/dark sf/surreal (fic/art). Pay: 3¢/word. Words: 2k-6k (query if longer). RT: <1 month. Reprints: yes (1¢/word). 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); themes (see GLs). Pay: fic=2-6¢/word; poem=25¢/line. Words: fic= 100-10k; poem=<100 lines. RT: <3 weeks. Reprints: no. E-subs: PREFERS E-MAIL. (Q).   [Top]
    Fic/Nonfic/Poem Annual Reading Periods: 1-15 Jan, 1-15 Apr, 1-15 Jul, 1-15 OctFic/Nonfic/Poem Annual Deadlines: 15Jan (Mar), 15Apr (Jun), 15Jul (Sep), 15Oct (Dec)

  • 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: FIC/FLASH: Mar/Jun/Sep/Dec only; POETRY: year round.   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 01Feb17: closed to fiction/flash submissions until further notice; open to poetry/art
  • 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$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]

    MARKET NOTE - 27Jan17: all final round entries are critiqued free, others may order a critique for $15
  • ON THE PREMISES - biannual contest web/e-zine, quarterly mini con tests; any genre (fic). Prizes: $220/$160/$120 & 0-3 HMs@$60; mini=$25/$15/$10. Words: 1k-5k. RT: 4-6 weeks after DL. Reprints: no. E-subs: OFFSITE FORM ONLY. (Q).   [Top]
             Submission/Entry Periods: biannual, themed, dates vary (see rules)

    MARKET NOTE - 30Jan17: closed to submissions until maybe summer
  • 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]

    NEW LISTING: 21 March 2017   
  • RED ROOM MAGAZINE - semiannual print/ebook/PDF; h (fic/nonfic/art). Pay: fic/nonfic=3¢/word; art=$30. Words: fic=<4k; nonfic=<1k. RT: 2-4 weeks. Reprints: invite only. E-subs: E-MAIL ONLY. (QS).   [Top]
    Reading Periods: vary, see GLsAnnual Deadlines: Oct issue=01Jul; Apr issue=01Jan1st Issue Debut: October 2017

    NEW LISTING: 27 March 2017   
  • SELENE QUARTERLY MAGAZINE - quarterly print/PDF/ePub/mobi; rom/mys/action/adv (speculative elements OK) (fic/micro/flash/nonfic/poem/art/comics/photos). Pay: fic=3¢/word; drabble=6¢/word; flash=2¢/word; serials=3¢/word; poem=2½¢/line; nonfic=$15/$35. Words: fic=1k+1-1½k; drabble=100; flash=½k-1k; serials=5k-10k; poem=<100 lines; nonfic=<5k. RT: 2-3 weeks. Reprints: no. E-subs: E-MAIL ONLY. (Q).   [Top]
    Reading Periods: 1-15 Sep, 1-15 Dec1st Issue Debut: November 2017

  • 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]

    UPDATE - 10 April 2017: inactive, no reply to e-quries, moved to Sub-Static; to be removed in a month
  • SPINETINGLERS - WAS monthly webzine/annual print "Best of" antho; h/f/df (fic). Pay: 1st place=£100, 2nd=£50, 3rd-5th=£25. (Q).   [Top]

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

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