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Last Changed: Monday, 23 May 2022                 25 Market Listings


Listed in the Last Month:
Rakehell - semiannual POD/e-book; swashbuckling action, any genre (fic); pays 1¢/word



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- THE LISTINGS -

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MARKET NOTE - 02Aug21: CLOSED to flash/fic submissions until 1st week of August 2022
  • ABYSS & APEX - quarterly webzine; sf/f, no h (fic/flash/poem). Pay: fic=$80; flash= 8¢/word ($80 max.); poem=$5.50. Words: fic=1k-10k (if longer query); flash=<1k; poem=(see GLs). RT: <3 months. Reprints: no, solicited only. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (Q).    Reading Periods: flash/fic open 1st week of August 2022; poetry open May & Nov each year.   [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: fiction=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 - 01May22: CLOSED to all submissions until further notice
  • BRACKEN - approx. triannual webzine; f/MagReal/fabulism (poem/art). Pay: poem/art=$30. 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, prioritizes New England writers. Pay: fic/nonfic=$30; poem=$20. Words: fic/plays=500-1k, poem=no max lines. RT: 3-5 months. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. , or use on site form (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 - 18Dec21: 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; flash=hard sell, novellete=harder sell); 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: fic/poem=Mar/Jun/Sep/Dec; art=year round.   [Top]

  • KALEIDOTROPE - quarterly webzine; sf/f/h/cross-genre/slipstrm (fic/flash/nonfic/poem/art/photo/comics). Pay: fic=1¢/word; poem=$5; art=$60. Words: 250-10k (query if longer); poem=no limits. RT: 1-3months. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (Q).   2022 Annual Readings: Jun/Sep/Dec; art=year-round.   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 01May22: CLOSED to submissions until further notice
  • 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 digital; 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: 2¢/word. Words: 1k-7½k. RT: <6 weeks. Reprints: no. E-subs: ON SITE FORM. Kerry Carter, Editor (Q).   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 04May22: CLOSED to written submissions; OPEN to art subs year round
  • NEO-OPSIS SF MAGAZINE - annual digital; 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).   [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]

  • RADON JOURNAL - triannual (Jan/May/Sep) digital web/PDF/Epub; sf (micro/fic/poem). Pay: fic=1¢/word; poem=$10. Words: fic=<3k; poem=no limit. RT: 2-4 weeks. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ON SITE FORM. (Q).   [Top]
    Reading Period: open year round

    NEW LISTING: 28 April 2022
  • RAKEHELL - semiannual POD/e-book; swashbuckling action, any genre (fic). Pay: 1¢/word. Words: 3k-7k. RT: <1 month after DL. Reprints: no. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (QS).   [Top]
    Reading Periods: 8 May 2022Deadline: 14 May 20221st Issue Debut: Fall 2022

  • SPECULATIVE CITY - quarterly 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-$55 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 - irregular 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=1001-7500 (prefers 2k-5k); flash=≤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: prefers 1k-5k. RT: <3 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (QS).   Reading Periods: vary, see GLs.   [Top]

  • UTOPIA SCIENCE FICTION - bimonthly e-magazine/digital; sf (flash/fic/nonfic/poem/art). Pay: fic=1¢/word (min. $10); nonfic=$20; poem: short=$5, long=$10. Words: fic/nonfic=<6k (serials possible); poem=no limit. RT: <7 weeks. Reprints: no. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

    MARKET NOTE - 04Apr22: CLOSED to flash/fic submissions until further notice; query for artwork
  • WYLDBLOOD MAGAZINE - bimonthly e-zine/print; sf/f (flash/fic/novels/novellas - query for non-fic & art). Pay: flash/fic=1 GBP pence/word; novel=royalty. Words: flash=250-1k; fic=2½k-7½k. RT: flash/fic=<6 weeks; novel=<90 days. Reprints: query. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (QS).   [Top]

  • WYNGRAF - semiannual POD & ebook/weekly micro & flash blog posts; cozy f (micro/flash/fic). Pay: 1¢/word. Words: micro/flash=<1001; fic=3k-8k. RT: <2 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: EMAIL ONLY. (QS).   [Top]
    Reading Periods: micro/flash=year round; fic=temp. closed1st Issue Debut: expected Fall 2022



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