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NameMin WordcountMax WordcountWhat they wantFSFH/DFPay Per Word US$ (originals)Flat Pay US$ (originals)Payment NotesReprints (Paid)WebsiteNotesRecently Award-Nominated (Hugo, Nebula)Date Listing Updated
Clarkesworld Magazine1,00022,000SF and fantasy, likes languageYYN$0.120

Nhttp://clarkesworldmagazine.com/submissions/Very fast response time! Award-nominated03/19/23
Uncanny (novellas)17,50040,000SF/F novellasYYN$0.100

Nhttps://uncannymagazine.com/submissions/
Award-nominated05/01/23
Uncanny75010,000SF/FYYN$0.100

Nhttps://uncannymagazine.com/submissions/Fast response time. Award-nominated02/19/24
Strange Horizons010,000All speculative fiction and poetryYYY$0.100

Nhttp://strangehorizons.com/submit/fiction-submission-guidelines/
Award-nominated11/01/23
Diabolical Plots03,500Science fiction, fantasy, and horrorYYY$0.100

Nhttp://www.diabolicalplots.com/guidelines/
Award-nominated06/23/23
Pseudopod (Podcast)5006,000Horror and dark fantasyNNY$0.080
$100 for reprints, $20 for flash fictionYhttp://pseudopod.org/submissions/An Escape Artists publication. ONE-TIME SUBMISSION PERIODS: opens 8/1/24Award-nominated08/23/23
Podcastle (Podcast)06,000Fantasy fictionYNN$0.080
$100 for reprints, $20 for flash fictionYhttp://podcastle.org/guidelines/An Escape Artists publication. Original fiction up to 6,000 words, reprints up to 17,000 (query first). SUBMISSION PERIODS in 2023: 7/1 – 7/31, 11/1 – 11/30Award-nominated06/23/23
Nightmare Magazine1,5007,500Horror/dark fantasy and poetryNNY$0.080

Nhttps://adamant.moksha.io/publication/nightmare/guidelinesPrefers < 5,000 words. (Usually open 2x yearly, sometimes March and September.) Special flash fiction submission periods. Do not submit if rejected by Lightspeed, okay if rejected by Fantasy Magazine.Award-nominated11/19/23
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (F&SF)025,000All speculative fiction and poetryYYY$0.080
$.08-$.12/wdNhttps://fandsf.moksha.io/publication/fsf
Award-nominated02/12/23
Lightspeed Magazine010,000Science fiction and fantasyYYN$0.080

Nhttps://adamant.moksha.io/publication/lightspeed Prefers < 5,000 words. SUBMISSION PERIODS: 3/24-3/31 BIPOC SF, 4/1-4/7 general SF, 4/23-4/30 BIPOC fantasy, 5/1-5/7 general fantasy, 5/24-5/31 BIPOC flash SF, 6/1-6/7 general flash SF, 6/23-6/30 BIPOC flash fantasy, 7/1-7/7 general flash fantasyAward-nominated01/31/24
Cast of Wonders Podcast07,500Clean YA SF/F/HYYY$0.080
$100 flat for reprints, $20 for flash fictionYhttp://www.castofwonders.org/submissions/ONE-TIME 2024 SUBMISSION PERIODS: 7/15/24 – 7/31/24 young authors, 9/1/24 – 9/14/24 general submissions ### Query first for > 6,000 words.Award-nominated05/03/24
Beneath Ceaseless Skies0
Literary adventure fantasy in secondary world settings.YNY$0.080

Nhttp://www.beneath-ceaseless-skies.com/submissions/Prefers under 15,000 but will look at longerAward-nominated12/06/22
Asimov’s Science Fiction1,00020,000Character-oriented SF, borderline fantasy, slipstream, surreal. No sword & sorcery.YYN$0.080
Pays $.08-$.10/wd for less than 7,500 words, $.08/wd for each additional wordNhttp://www.asimovs.com/contact-us/writers-guidelines/Fast response time.Award-nominated05/15/22
Apex Magazine07,500SF, fantasy, and horror, especially weird and darkYYY$0.080
$50 minimum, $.01/wd additional if podcastedNhttps://apex-magazine.com/submissions/
Award-nominated02/12/23
Gallery of Curiosities PODCAST and Curiosities RECURRING ANTHOLOGY07,500All spec fic, especially weird fiction, steampunk, horror, retro-futurism, pre-1950s vibeYYY$0.050
$50 minimumYhttps://gallerycurious.com/p/submissions-1599834174/
Award-nominated09/23/23
Dark Magazine, The2,0006,000Horror and dark fantasyNNY$0.050

Yhttp://thedarkmagazine.com/submission-guidelines/Fast response time.Award-nominated07/25/23
GigaNotoSaurus5,00025,000Science fiction and fantasy, especially longYYN
$200.00
N
Award-nominated07/25/23
Penumbric Speculative Fiction Mag010,000Speculative fiction and poetryYYY
$10.00
Yhttps://www.penumbric.com/subs.html ANNUAL SUBMISSION PERIODS: 6/15 – 9/15, 12/15 – 3/15Award-nominated12/20/23
Neon Hemlock Novellas17,50040,000Science fiction, fantasy, horror, slipstream, and weird, especially queer storiesYYY

Authors choose pay options: royalties only, or advance + royaltiesNhttps://www.neonhemlock.com/submissions2023 SUBMISSION PERIODS: 10/15/23 – 10/30/23Award-nominated10/22/23
Deadly Drabble Tuesdays (Hungry Shadow Press)100100Horror, weird, dark SF, and dark fantasy drabblesNNY
$8.00
Nhttps://www.hungryshadowpress.com/submissions-deadly-drabble-tuesdays ONE-TIME SUBMISSION CLOSURE until 7/1/24 01/31/24
School Magazine, The01,500Fiction and poetry for children age 8-12 mainstream or fantasyYNN$0.500

Nhttps://theschoolmagazine.com.au/writers

05/19/23
Spider Magazine (Cricket Media)3001,000Fiction and nonfiction for kids ages 6-9, themedYYN$0.250

Yhttps://cricketmedia.com/submission-guidelines

12/06/22
Cricket Magazine (Cricket Media)1,2006,000Fiction and nonfiction for kids ages 9-14, incl. SF, fantasy, folk tales, themedYYN$0.250

Yhttps://cricketmedia.com/submission-guidelines

12/06/22
Muse Magazine (Cricket Media)8001,200Science nonfiction and science fiction for kids, themed.NYN$0.200
Pays $.20-$.25/wd (estimate based on previous pay)
http://www.cricketmedia.com/muse-submission-guidelines/Query first.
12/06/22
Clubhouse Magazine1,8001,800Christian-friendly fiction for 8-12-year-olds, specifically incl. SF/F YYN$0.150
$.15-$.25/word, $200+ for feature fiction
https://www.focusonthefamily.com/clubhouse-magazine/about/submission-guidelines/Snail mail only.
01/09/22
Little Guts (Little Ghosts Books) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 5/31/242,0005,000Gross, goopy horrorNNY$0.120


https://www.littleghostsbooks.com/submission-call NOTE: submit pitch first
04/26/24
Factor Four Magazine01,000All speculative flash fiction, especially SF, fantasy, supernatural, and superhero fictionYYN$0.110

Nhttps://factorfourmag.com/submissionsinfo/

07/17/23
Worlds of Possibility (Julia Rios)05,000SF and fantasy fiction and poetry, with a sense of hopeYYN$0.100

Nhttps://worldsofpossibility.moksha.io/publication/1?ref=juliarios.com

02/29/24
Train Tales (Fahrenheit Books – Spekulative Stories Anthology Series ) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 11/30/24 or when full07,500All genres fiction and poetry, including SF, fantasy, and no-gore horror, themed to anthology title (trains)YYY$0.100

Yhttps://www.omicronworld.com/anthology-submissions

03/08/24
Long Division: Stories of Social Decay, Societal Collapse, and Bad Manners (Bad Hand Books) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 5/1/24 UNTIL FULL05,000All genres, especially speculative, themed to subtitleYYY$0.100

Nhttps://badhandbooks.com/submissions

03/02/24
khōréō 05,000Fantasy, SF, and horror themed to stories of immigration and diaspora. Limited demographic: diaspora authorsYYY$0.100

Yhttps://www.khoreomag.com/submissions/ SUBMISSION PERIODS: 1/1-1/31, 4/1-4/30, 7/1-7/30, 10/1-10/31
03/12/23
House of Gamut1,0005,000Speculative fiction and poetryYYY$0.100

Yhttps://houseofgamut.moksha.io/publication/house-of-gamut

04/29/24
Ghoulish Tales05,000Fun horrorNNY$0.100

Nhttps://ghoulish.rip/reopened-for-short-story-submissions-ghoulish-tales/

02/06/24
Fight the Future0
Revolutionary genre fictionYYN$0.100

Yhttps://ellijaymakerspace.org/fight-the-future/

09/17/23
Elegant Literature5002,000All genres, monthly theme. Limited demographic: non-pro writers only.YYY$0.100

Nhttps://www.elegantliterature.com/contest/ Submission to magazine is free. Submission to monthly contests requires paid membership.
04/22/23
Deadlands, The05,000Death-themed speculative fiction and poetryYYY$0.100

Yhttps://thedeadlands.com/guidelines/

01/31/24
Crepuscular0250Microfiction, all genresYYY$0.100

Nhttps://www.patreon.com/posts/submission-85137677

10/25/23
Aliens Among Us (Fahrenheit Books – Spekulative Stories Anthology Series ) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 11/30/24 or when full07,500All genres fiction and poetry, including SF, fantasy, and no-gore horror, themed to anthology title (aliens among us)YYY$0.100

Yhttps://www.omicronworld.com/anthology-submissions

03/08/24
Blood Knife01,200All spec fic, especially dark, cyberpunk, futuristYYY$0.090

Nhttps://bloodknife.com/write-for-blood-knife/

07/25/23
Tales & Feathers Magazine02,500Cozy slice-of-life fantasyYNN$0.088
CA$.11/wdNhttps://www.augurmag.com/submissions/

01/17/24
Augur Magazine05,000Literary SF/F, fabulism, slipstream, and poetryYYN$0.088
CA$.11/wd, CA$110 flat for < 1,000 wordsYhttp://www.augurmag.com/submissions/

12/20/23
Little Blue Marble02,000SF fiction and poetry themed to climate change, especially hopefulNYN$0.086
CA$.11/wdYhttps://littlebluemarble.ca/submission-guidelines/Original material up to 2,000 words, reprints up to 5,000 words.
06/24/23
Zooscape05,000Furry (anthropomorphic animal) fictionYYN$0.080
$.08/wd, max $80Yhttp://zooscape-zine.com/guidelines/Original fiction < 5,000 words, reprints up to 10,000 words.
02/12/23
ZNB Presents (Zombies Need Brains)2,5007,500All speculative fictionYYY$0.080
Plus royaltiesNhttps://www.patreon.com/posts/66268714SUBMISSION PERIOD: 7/1 – 7/7 annually, possibly plus other open submission calls
05/03/24
Third Flatiron Press1,5003,000Science fiction, fantasy, horror, themed issues. Flash fiction, no theme required.YYY$0.080

Nhttps://thirdflatiron.com/2021_TF_WP/

05/17/23
Tempered Tales (Brigid’s Gate)1001,500Horror, fantasy, mystery, themedYNY$0.080

Nhttps://brigidsgatepress.com/?page_id=17Accepts 100-word drabbles, 500 – 1,500 word short stories.
02/15/22
Story Unlikely Magazine010,000All genres, incl. Fantasy and SFYYY$0.080
Max $200Yhttps://www.storyunlikely.com/#submit ONE-TIME SUBMISSION WINDOW until 9/29/24
03/18/24
Solarpunk Magazine1,5007,500Solarpunk fiction and poetryNYN$0.080
$100 minimumNhttps://solarpunkmagazine.com/submissions/ONE-TIME 2024 SUBMISSION PERIODS: 7/1 – 7/14, 10/1 – 10/14
11/29/23
Seize the Press02,000Bleak, dark transgressive speculative fictionYYY$0.080
Pays £.06/wordNhttps://www.seizethepress.com/submissions/

04/03/22
Reckoning Magazine020,000All genres, preferably speculative, themed to humanity’s relationship to the earthYYY$0.080

Yhttps://reckoning.press/submit/

02/07/22
Plotopolis0
All genres of interactive fictionYYY$0.080

Yhttps://plotopolis.com/submissions

11/30/23
Orion’s Belt01,200Literary speculative flash fiction and poetryYYY$0.080

Nhttps://www.orions-belt.net/submissions(Historically open Mar-Aug)
03/19/23
Orange & Bee, The04,000All genres of fiction and poetry, themed to fairy talesYYY$0.080

Nhttps://theorangebee.substack.com/p/submission-guidelines WARNING: also offers paid editing services
04/26/24
Old Moon Quarterly1,0006,000Weird sword-and-sorcery fiction and poetryYNY$0.080

Nhttps://www.oldmoonpublishing.com/submissions

05/16/23
Mysterion09,000SF, fantasy, and horror with Christian themesYYY$0.080

Yhttp://www.mysteriononline.com/p/submission-guidelines.htmlSUBMISSION WINDOWS: January, July
11/30/23
Metastellar01,200Fantasy, SF, and horror flash fictionYYY$0.080

Nhttps://www.metastellar.com/write-for-us/flash-fiction-story-submission/Not all submission windows are paid.
01/31/24
Maul, The1003,000Intermediate horror, suitable for younger or new to the genre readers, esp. SF-horror and fantasy-horrorNNY$0.080

Yhttps://themaulmag.com/submissions/

11/10/22
Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Fiction Series – DUE 1/1 – 1/31 05,000Historically accurate fiction with lesbian characters and optional historically consistent fantastic elementsYNN$0.080

Nhttps://alpennia.com/lhmp/essays/call-submissions-2023-lesbian-historic-motif-podcast-fiction-series

01/01/23
Jim Baen Memorial Writing ANNUAL CONTEST – DUE 10/01 – 01/3108,000Near future positive space exploration SFNYN$0.080
Plus membership to the International Space Development ConferenceNhttps://www.baen.com/contest-jbmssa

10/11/22
Inclusive Future Magazine03,000SFNYN$0.080

Yhttps://www.inclusivefuturemag.com/prose-subs

08/16/23
If There’s Anyone Left 01,000Speculative fiction. Limited demographic: marginalized authorsYYY$0.080

Nhttps://www.iftheresanyoneleft.com/submission-guidelinesONE-TIME CLOSURE to general submissions until June 2024. Translations still accepted.
07/25/23
Haven Speculative06,000All speculative fiction and poetry, esp. climate themedYYY$0.080

Yhttps://www.havenspec.com/submitSUBMISSION WINDOWS: General submissions Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, and Dec. Limited demographic Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sept, and Nov. ANNUAL THEMED ISSUES: September Wet (water-themed climate fiction) and March Dry (desertification climate fiction)
02/29/24
Frivolous Comma1,0004,000Intersectional speculative fiction and poetry themed to under-represented people, culture, setting, etc.YYY$0.080
$100 minimumNhttps://www.frivolouscomma.com/submit/

10/11/22
Flame Tree Press ANTHOLOGY SERIES3,0004,000Frequent themed anthologiesYYY$0.080

Yhttps://blog.flametreepublishing.com/fantasy-gothic/topic/call-for-submissions ONE-TIME THEMED SUBMISSION WINDOWS: Myths, Gods & Immortals series, Circe theme due 6/23/24
04/24/24
Flame Tree Newsletter Flash Fiction7001,000Horror and sci-fi, themed. Subscribe to free newsletter for themes.NYY$0.080

Nhttps://www.flametreepress.com/submissions/SUBMISSION PERIOD: usually 2 weeks at the beginning of the month.
08/16/23
Flame Tree / FantasyCon ANNUAL ANTHOLOGY – DUE 8/271,0001,000Science fiction and fantasy, themed. YYN$0.080

Nhttps://blog.flametreepublishing.com/fantasy-gothic/fantasycon2023-newsletter-call-for-submissions-0-0

08/16/23
Fiyah2,00015,000Speculative fiction. LIMITED DEMOGRAPHIC: authors from the African diasporaYYY$0.080

Nhttp://www.fiyahlitmag.com/submissions/

08/28/22
Escape Pod (Podcast) Short Stories1,5007,500SFNYN$0.080
$100 for reprintsYhttps://escapepod.org/guidelines/short-fiction/An Escape Artists publication. Original work up to 6,000 words. Reprints up to 7,500 words. ONE-TIME SUBMISSION PERIOD: 9/1/23-5/31/24
08/31/23
DreamForge Anvil2007,000Positive science fiction and fantasyYYN$0.080

Yhttps://dreamforgemagazine.com/submissions-procedures-2023/ (Historically open for submissions in Fall)
09/18/23
Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores1,000
Science fiction, fantasy, myths/fairy tales, eldritch, stories for young people of all ages, and related nonfictionYYN$0.080

Yhttp://cosmicrootsandeldritchshores.com/submissions/Prefers shorter stories. SUBMISSION PERIODS:1st and 2nd day of each month.
02/05/23
Cosmic Background, The01,500Weird and slipstream flash fictionYYY$0.080

Yhttps://www.thecosmicbackground.com/guidelines See also: https://www.thecosmicbackground.com/submit-here
01/31/24
CatsCast (Escape Artists) PODCAST 06,000Speculative fiction themed to catsYYY$0.080

Yhttps://escapeartists.net/catscast/catscast-submission-guidelines/

01/31/24
Book Worms5003,000HorrorNNY$0.080

Nhttps://rsaintclaire.com/

12/04/22
Baffling Magazine (Neon Hemlock)01,200All speculative flash fiction, with a queer bentYYY$0.080

Nhttps://www.bafflingmag.com/submissions

12/20/23
Baen Fantasy Adventure Award ANNUAL CONTEST – DUE 1/15 – 4/3008,000FantasyYNN$0.080
Pays “pro rate” plus booksNhttps://www.baen.com/contest-faa

01/31/24
Assemble Artifacts 0
Speculative fiction stories of wonder and suspenseYYN$0.080
$.08-$.10/word. Note: pay rates no longer listed on website.Nhttps://www.assemblemedia.com/artifactsDoes not respond if rejecting. 5,000+ wordcount stories preferred. NOTE: Check terms of contract carefully re “adaptation shopping rights”
08/16/23
Apex Magazine Flash Fiction MONTHLY CONTEST – DUE 7th – end of month01,000SF, fantasy, and horror, themedYYY$0.080
$10 minimumNhttps://apexbookcompany.moksha.io/publication/apex-magazine-flash-fiction Monthly themes
08/16/23
Analog Science Fiction and Fact080,000Hard SF and poetryNYN$0.080
Pays $.08 – $.10/wd for up to 20,000 words, $.06/wd for 40,000 – 80,000 word serialsNhttp://www.analogsf.com/contact-us/writers-guidelines/

05/19/23
Planet Scumm05,000SF and weird fictionNYN$0.060

Nhttps://www.planetscumm.space/submitRIGHTS: Also takes audio rights.
09/20/22
Monstrous Magazine1,0001,500Horror and dark fantasy flash fictionNNY$0.060

Nhttps://monstrousbooks.com/submissions

02/29/24
Drabblecast PODCAST5004,000SF, fantasy, and horrorYYY$0.060
$300 maxYhttps://www.drabblecast.org/submissions/Also publishes 100 word and 100 character stories, without pay.
05/17/23
Arkham Institutions (The Dragon’s Roost Press) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 6/30/24 or until full3,0005,000Lovecraftian horror themed to how institutions deal with itNNY$0.060

Nhttps://thedragonsroost.biz/submissions-2/ Likely to fill early
05/03/24
Other (Bannister Press) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 6/1/2403,500Fantasy themed to outsiders. Limited author demographic: womenYNN$0.059
Pays CAD$.08/wdNhttps://bannisterpress.com/submissions/

04/26/24
Heartlines1,0003,500SF/fantasy fiction and poetry themed to long-term relationships, incl. queer platonic, ace/aro, and polyYYN$0.059
Pays CAD$.08/wdNhttps://www.heartlines-spec.com/submission-guidelines/ANNUAL SUBMISSION PERIODS: 1/1 – 1/31, 5/1 – 5/30, 9/1 – 9/30, 1 week early submission period on all deadlines for equity-balancing groups only
04/19/24
Xanax Hamster01,500Horror trunk storiesNNY$0.050

Nhttps://frombeyondpress.com/books/xanax-hamster/ ANNUAL SUBMISSION PERIOD: 2/2 – 2/4 LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, or disabled authors; 2/3 – 2/4 general submissions
01/31/24
Tiny Tales Podcast5001,200All genres, with a fantastic elementYYY$0.050

Yhttps://www.tinytalespodcast.com/submissions

03/19/24
Songs from the Void (Max Blood) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE UNTIL FULL3,50012,000SF horror themed to spaceNYY$0.050


https://maxblood.pub/call-for-submissions-songs-from-the-void/

02/29/24
Shortwave Magazine1,0006,000Horror, dark fantasy, and SFNYY$0.050
Pays for up to 4,000 wordsNhttps://shortwavepublishing.com/news/shortwave-magazine-open-submissions-fall-2023-guidelines/

08/20/23
Little Red Flags: Stories of Cults, Cons, and Control (Dark Matter) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 8/1/24 – 8/16/241,0004,000Thrillers or psychological horror themed to manipulation and controlNNY$0.050

Nhttps://darkmattermagazine.shop/pages/little-red-flags-submission-guidelines

04/15/24
Impossible Worlds05,000SF and fantasy and poetryYYN$0.050
$100 minimum
https://impossibleworlds.net/

08/10/23
Heathen07,500Horror and dark fantasyNNY$0.050


https://heathen.press/

12/20/23
Grendel Press ONGOING ANTHOLOGIES2,5007,000Dark fantasy, horror, and dark romance, themed and unthemedNNY$0.050

Nhttps://grendelpress.com/anthology-submissions/

08/16/23
Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine25012,000Mystery of all typesYYY$0.050
$.05 – $.08
https://www.elleryqueenmysterymagazine.com/contact-us/writers-guidelines/Prefers 2,500 – 8,000 words.
08/21/23
Dread Machine04,000Dark SF, horror, magic realism, slipstream, and poetryNNY$0.050

Yhttps://www.thedreadmachine.com/submit/Reprints up to 7,000 words.
03/25/23
Dracula Beyond Stoker1,5005,000Horror fiction and poetry inspired by Dracula, themed issuesNNY$0.050

Yhttps://www.dbspress.com/submissionsONE-TIME THEMED SUBMISSION PERIODS: 5/1/24 – 6/15/24 Lucy’s suitors
01/31/24
Calliope Interactive1004,000All genre fictionYYY$0.050

Nhttps://calliopeinteractive.com/open-call/100 – 1,000 words and 2,000 – 4,000 words. Will be produced as interactive, illustrated fiction.
11/15/22
Apparition Lit (see also Apparition Lit Flash Fiction)1,0005,000Speculative fiction and poetry, themed. Separate monthly flash fiction contest.YYY$0.050
$50 minNhttps://apparitionlit.com/submissions/ONE-TIME 2024 THEMED SUBMISSION PERIODS (1-week extension for BIPOC): 5/15-5/31 anachronism, 8/15-8/31 harbinger
11/12/23
Alfred Hitchcock’s 012,000Mystery, including paranormalYNY$0.050
Pays $.05 – $.08Nhttps://www.alfredhitchcockmysterymagazine.com/contact-us/writers-guidelines/Long response time
08/21/22
Utopia Science Fiction100
Hard SF set in a utopian futureNYN$0.040

Nhttps://www.utopiasciencefiction.com/submitLength: prefers up to 5,000 words, may serialize longer stories
02/27/23
Trollbreath Magazine1,5007,500Speculative fiction and poetryYYY$0.040

Yhttps://magazine.trollbreath.com/submissions/ Will consider reprints not previously available free online. ONE-TIME SUBMISSION PERIOD: first opens to submissions 5/1/24 – 5/31/24. ANNUAL SUBMISSION PERIODS: 12/1 – 12/31, 3/1 – 3/31, 6/1 – 6/31 (one-time submission period closure in 2024), 9/1 – 9/31
04/29/24
Sciencefictionery – DEAD MARKET100,0000SFNNN$0.040
Pays ₤.03/wdN


03/19/24
Mythulu5002,800SF/F/H fiction and poetry, themedYYY$0.040
Max $75Yhttps://mythulu.submittable.com/submit ONE-TIME THEME open until full: poetry, themed to fairy tales or maps & biomes
12/31/23
Infernal Museum Bioids Anthology ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 11/30/24010,000Shared-world SF themed to bioidsNYN$0.040


https://www.infernalmuseum.com/Submission.html

03/24/24
Pulp Literature020,000Short fiction, poetry, and novellas in all genres, not just pulp, especially genre-breaking workYYY$0.038
Pay varies by wordcount, CAD$.02 (longer works) – CAD$.08/word (shorter works)Yhttps://pulpliterature.com/submissions/ Long response time
07/17/23
Sengkang Sci-Fi Quarterly, The1,00010,000SF, especially experimentalNYN$0.037
Pays $.05/wd Singapore Dollars (SGD), SGD$100 min, SGD$300 maxNhttps://sengkangsfq.carrd.co/#submission

04/23/24
On Spec06,000All spec-fic fiction and poetry, Canadians preferredYYY$0.037
Pays CAD$.05/wdNhttps://onspecmag.wpcomstaging.com/submissions/

11/29/23
SNAFU (Cohesion Press) ANTHOLOGY SERIES2,0007,500Military SF/horror, themedYYY$0.035
AU $.05/wd.Nhttps://cohesionpress.com/snafu-submissions/

02/07/23
Sci Phi02,000Hard SFNYN$0.034
Pays €.03/wdNhttps://www.sciphijournal.org/index.php/submission-guidelines/

07/17/23
Under the Stairs03,000HorrorNNY$0.030

Nhttps://www.underthestairsmag.com/submissions

09/28/22
Triangulation ANNUAL ANTHOLOGY – DUE 12/1-2/2905,000All speculative fiction and poetry, themed. YYY$0.030

Nhttps://parsec-sff.org/ RIGHTS: North American rights, Spanish language rights, audio and electronic rights. ONE-TIME CLOSURE UNTIL 12/1/24
04/26/24
Translunar Travelers Lounge05,000Fun SF and fantasyYYN$0.030
$20 minimumNhttps://translunartravelerslounge.com/submissions/SUBMISSION PERIODS: 3/15-3/21 (POC), 3/22-4/15 (all), 9/15-9/21 (POC), 9/22-10/15 (all)
03/29/24
Terrific Tomorrows (Word Balloon Books) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 5/31/2403,000Positive, family-friendly SFNYN$0.030

Yhttps://www.facebook.com/WordBalloonEditors/posts/pfbid02Q5onmvGDkAfmhnpnnBXp5MTvMbETaaeJVFxvaKu6ngEzjwLkFpJwR55gTK3RvSj1l Email submissions to submissions@inorbit.com
04/26/24
Tales From the Canyons of the Damned5005,000Dark SF, Weird, Horror, SlipstreamYYY$0.030

Nhttp://canyonsofthedamned.com/#eluid20a88705

07/25/23
Skull and Laurel (Tenebrous Press)1007,499New Weird horror, dark science fiction, and dark fantasyYYY$0.030

Yhttps://tenebrouspress.com/submissions Also has special limited author demographic themed story calls for each issue. ONE-TIME SUBMISSION PERIOD: due 5/31/24
04/24/24
Night Frights (Dark Moon Digest) ANNUAL ANTHOLOGY – DUE 8/103,500PG-rated YA horrorNNY$0.030

Nhttps://perpetualpublishing.com/2022/05/21/now-open-for-submissions-night-frights-a-ya-horror-magazine/

06/22/22
New Myths010,000All speculative fiction and poetry except graphic horrorYYY$0.030
$50 minNhttps://sites.google.com/newmyths.com/newmyths-com-home/submissions ANNUAL SUBMISSION PERIODS: 1/1 – 2/28, 6/1 – 7/31
01/31/24
Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet (Small Beer Press)045,000All genres, especially speculative. YYY$0.030
$25 minimumNhttp://smallbeerpress.com/about/submission-guidelines/No gore, sword and sorcery, or porn. Snail mail submissions only. Long response time.
09/23/23
GabaGhoul (October Nights Press) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 7/31/243,000
Horror themed to the mafiaNNY$0.030
Max $150Nhttps://octobernightspress.bigcartel.com/open-calls

04/26/24
Dark Moon Digest (Perpetual Motion Machine) – DEAD MARKET100,0000Horror – dark, scary, or funnyNNN$0.030

N


03/19/24
Crab Tales Magazine0250Speculative flash fiction themed to crabsYYY$0.030


https://crabtalesmagazine.com/submissions/

08/31/23
Cosmic Horror Monthly 1,0005,000Cosmic horror, weird, and dark SFNYY$0.030

Nhttps://www.cosmichorrormonthly.com/submissions/SUBMISSION PERIODS: 1/1 – 1/7, 7/1 – 7/7
11/29/23
Bourbon Penn2,0007,500Odd and imaginative, slipstream, cross-genre, magic realismYYY$0.030

Nhttps://www.bourbonpenn.com/submissions

02/19/22
Fusion Fragment2,00015,000SFNYN$0.030
Pays CAD$.04/wd., max CAD$400Yhttps://www.fusionfragment.com/submissions/

03/19/24
ParSec Magazine0
SF, fantasy, horror, and slipstreamYYY$0.027
Pays £.02/word up to £180Nhttps://www.pspublishing.co.uk/parsec-79-c.asp

02/05/23
Wild Hunt Magazine5001,200Weird and surreal, themed issuesYNY$0.027
£.02/wdNhttps://wildhuntmag.com/submissionsWordcount may vary by issue. Note: offers paid critique feature.
09/27/22
Shoreline of Infinity06,000SFNYN$0.025
Pays £20/1,000 wordsNhttp://www.shorelineofinfinity.com/submissions/RIGHTS: Incl. audio rights.
04/10/23
Lost Poetry Club, The PODCAST03,000All speculative fiction, especially experimentalYYY$0.025
Pays £.015/word, £10 for otherYhttps://www.thelostpoetryclub.com/ Unthemed submissions are also accepted during theme submission periods.
01/31/24
Big Bearded Bookseller07,500All speculative fictionYYY$0.025
Pays £.02/word, £20 maxNhttp://www.bigbeardedbookseller.com/2023/03/19/submissions/

04/12/23
Neon Magazine05,000Dark literary fiction and poetry, especially surreal or speculativeYYY$0.024
Pays £.02/wordYhttps://www.neonmagazine.co.uk/guidelines/

07/26/22
Neo-Opsis0
SF/FYYN$0.024
CA$0.025/wd., CA$125 max.Nhttp://www.neo-opsis.ca/guidelines.htmPrefers < 6,000 words.
04/03/22
Fission (British Science Fiction Association) ANNUAL ANTHOLOGY – DUE 2/13-3/105,000SFNYN$0.024
Pays £.02/word, payment caps for 5,000 wordsNhttps://bsfa.co.uk/fission

02/01/23
White Cat Publications02,500Speculative fiction, mystery, suspense, and westernsYYY$0.020


https://whitecatpublications.com/guidelines/

04/16/24
Space Westerns Magazine2,5007,500SF/fantasy/horror themed to space westerns, steampunk westerns, and weird westernsYYY$0.020
$100 max. Reprints and originals are paid the same.Yhttps://www.spacewesterns.com/submissions/ Also accepts serial fiction with wordcount and pay limits applying per episode.
03/19/23
Soul (Graveyard Press) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 5/31/242,0006,000Horror themed to ghosts and possessionNNY$0.020

Yhttps://graveside-press.com/submissions/soul/

04/29/24
Simultaneous Times Podcast5002,500SFNYN$0.020

Nhttps://spacecowboybooks.com/submissions/

12/14/22
Shacklebound Monthly Newsletter0250All speculative fiction, especially darkYYY$0.020

Yhttps://shackleboundbooks.wordpress.com/submissions/

03/08/22
Radon Journal03,000Science fiction, esp. with transhumanism, anarchy, dystopia, etc.NYN$0.020

Yhttps://www.radonjournal.com/submit

05/03/24
Pyre Magazine1003,500Dark speculative fictionYYY$0.020

Nhttps://www.pyremagazine.com/submissionsONE-TIME CLOSURE until Spring 2025
01/31/24
Proton Reader – DEAD MARKET100,0000Speculative fiction, esp. SFNNN$0.020
Pays $.08/wd for first 2,000 words, then $.02/wd.Nhttps://protonreader.com/submissions/

05/03/24
Mystery Weekly Magazine1,0007,500Mystery, including paranormalYYY$0.020

Nhttps://mysterymagazine.ca/submit

07/25/23
Mystery Magazine1,0007,500Mystery fiction, including paranormal etc.YYY$0.020

Nhttps://mysterymagazine.ca/submit

11/30/23
Howl (Graveyard Press) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 5/31/242,0006,000Horror themed to shape-changersNNY$0.020

Yhttps://graveside-press.com/submissions/howl/

05/03/24
Horror Story Magazine2,00010,000Horror fiction and poetryNNY$0.020

Nhttps://horrorstorymagazine.com/submissions/

03/19/23
Flash Point SF1001,000Science fiction, fantasy, and dark fantasy (but not horror) flash fictionYYY$0.020

Nhttps://flashpointsf.com/submissions/SUBMISSION PERIODS: 1/15-3/31, 5/15-7/31, 9/15-11/30
05/03/24
Ember: A Journal of Luminous Things50012,000All genres for all age groups, especially children ages 10-18YYY$0.020
$20 minimumNhttps://emberjournal.org/submission-guidelines/

05/01/22
Dragon Gems (Water Dragon Publishing)5,00012,000Fantasy or science fictionYYY$0.020

Yhttps://waterdragonpublishing.com/submissions/dragon-gems/ONE-TIME SUBMISSION PERIOD: longer standalone stories, due 5/31/24
05/03/24
Dose of Dread5001,000Flash horror fictionNNY$0.020

Nhttps://dreadstonepress.com/submissions/SUBMISSION PERIOD: 1st – 15th Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct
02/28/23
City. River. Tree. – DEAD MARKET100,0000All genresNNN$0.020
$2 min, $10 maxNhttps://cityrivertree.com/submissions/

03/24/24
Bite (Graveyard Press) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 5/31/242,0006,000Horror themed to vampiresNNY$0.020

Yhttps://graveside-press.com/submissions/bite/

05/03/24
Anvil2,0008,000Pulp genre fictionYYY$0.020


https://anvilmagazine.com/submissions/

01/31/24
Lost Poetry Club, The PODCAST1,8003,000Speculative fiction and poetry, themedYYY$0.019
Pays £0.015Yhttps://www.thelostpoetryclub.com/submissions

03/18/24
Speculative North Magazine (Tdotspec)07,500Speculative fictionYYY$0.016
CAD$.02/wdYhttp://tdotspec.com/submissions/

07/25/22
Weird Horror Magazine5006,000Pulpy, weird fiction and horrorYYY$0.015
$25 minimumNhttps://undertowpublications.com/weird-horror-magazineANNUAL SUBMISSION PERIODS: 3/2 – 3/16, 9/2 – 9/16
09/03/23
Stupefying Stories QUARTERLY THEMED ANTHOLOGIES010,000SF and fantasy short stories and flash fictionYYN$0.015
$15 min. $50 bonus for cover story.Nhttp://stupefyingstories.com/

12/20/23
Stelliform18,000100,000Speculative fiction novellas, novels, and short story collections themed to climate change and adaptationYYY$0.015
CA$.02/wd, CA$2,000 max, plus royaltiesNhttps://www.stelliform.press/index.php/submissions/

08/24/23
Last Girls Club02,500Horror and dark SF/fantasy and poetry from the female perspective, themedNNY$0.015

Yhttps://www.lastgirlsclub.com/submitSUBMISSION PERIODS (may close early if submission quota is reached): 1/1-2/1, 4/1-5/1, 7/1-8/1, 10/1-11/1. ONE-TIME 2024 Oct THEME: Clones, Drones, and Ready Made Meals.
09/19/23
IZ Digital (Interzone)05,000Science fiction, fantasy, and horrorYYN$0.015
Pays €.015/wordNhttps://interzone.digital/submissions/ Do not submit the same story to Interzone and IZ Digital
11/29/23
Interzone2,00017,500Science fiction, fantasy, and horrorYYN$0.015
Pays €.015/wordNhttps://interzone.press/submissions/Do not submit the same story to Interzone and IZ Digital
11/29/23
Aurealis2,0008,000Science fiction, fantasy, and horrorYYY$0.015
$.02AU-$.06AU, AU$20 minimumNhttps://aurealis.com.au/submissions/SUBMISSION PERIODS: 2/1 – 9/30 (Australian and New Zealand writers), 3/1 – 3/31 (general submissions)
11/26/22
Seaside Gothic01,000Gothic fiction by the seaYNY$0.012
Pays £.01/wordNhttps://seasidegothic.com/submissions/ ONE-TIME 2024 SUBMISSION PERIODS: 4/8-4/14, 7/8-7/14, 10/7-10/13
02/25/23
Gallery of Curiosities PODCAST and Curiosities RECURRING ANTHOLOGY5002,500SF, fantasy, and horror with a strong emotional or psychological focusYYY$0.012
Pays £.01/wordYhttps://sarah-i-jackson.ghost.io/inner-worlds-zine/ SUBMISSION WINDOWS: Jan, Apr, Jul, and Oct, marginalized authors 1st-14th of the month, general submissions 15th-31st
03/07/24
Mythaxis Magazine1,0005,000All spec-ficYYY$0.011
Pays €.01/word, €20 minimumNhttps://mythaxis.co.uk/submissions.htmlSUBMISSION PERIODS: 23rd-30th of Jan, April, July, Oct
04/23/24
Wyngraf – short stories3,0008,000Secondary world cozy fantasyYNN$0.010

Nhttps://wyngraf.com/submissions/

07/26/22
Wyngraf – flash fiction01,001Secondary world cozy fantasy flash fictionYNN$0.010

Nhttps://wyngraf.com/submissions/ SUBMISSION PERIOD: Always open to flash fiction submissions
07/26/22
Wyldblood Press – Wyld Flash01,200Speculative flash fictionYYY$0.010

Nhttps://wyldblood.com/submissions-2/

02/05/23
Wyldblood Press – Short Fiction1,2007,500Literary SF/F/HYYY$0.010
$75 maxNhttps://wyldblood.com/submissions-2/

02/05/23
We’re Here: The Best Queer Speculative Fiction (Neon Hemlock) ANNUAL ANTHOLOGY – DUE 12/31017,500Queer speculative fiction published this year.YYY$0.010

Yhttps://www.neonhemlock.com/submissionsOnly reprints, from the current year.
06/20/23
Upbeat Tales PODCAST1006,000Upbeat and/or funny speculative fictionYYN$0.010

Nhttps://upbeattales.com/

07/17/23
Unnerving Magazine09,000Horror and crimeNNY$0.010

Yhttps://www.unnervingbooks.com/submissions

12/20/23
Underland Arcana1,0005,000Mildly speculative and weird fictionYYY$0.010

Nhttps://www.underlandarcana.com/submissions/

12/04/22
Two-thousand Word Terrors (Rooster Republic Press)1,8002,000HorrorNNY$0.010

Nhttps://roosterrepublicpress.com/short-story-submissions/Wants about 2,000 words, slightly under is okay.
08/18/22
Two-Thousand Word Terrors (Rooster Republic Press)1,5002,000HorrorNNY$0.010

Nhttps://roosterrepublicpress.com/short-story-submissions/

07/26/22
Three Crows Magazine1,0005,000Dark SFF and weird fictionYYY$0.010

Nhttp://threecrowsmagazine.com/submissions/RIGHTS: buys translation and audio rights
12/06/22
Tales to Terrify PODCAST010,000Horror and dark fantasyNNY$0.010
Does not pay for flash fiction < 2,000 words, except for the annual flash fiction contests.Yhttps://talestoterrify.com/submissions/Length accepted varies by submission period.
05/19/23
Starward Shadows Ezine5006,000Dark speculative fictionYYY$0.010
Flash fiction is paid $10 flat.Nhttps://starwardshadows.com/submissions/

02/28/23
Spoon Knife (Autonomous Press) ANNUAL ANTHOLOGY – DUE 7/31010,000All genres and poetry, themedYYY$0.010
Pays $20 plus $.01/word
http://autpress.com/submissions-book-proposals/

02/05/23
Spooky Magazine05,000Classy cozy horrorNNY$0.010

Nhttps://spooky-magazine.com/submission-guidelines/ SUBMISSION PERIODS: 10/1-12/31, 5/1-7/31
09/19/23
Speculatief1,0007,000SF, fantasy, and SF horror reprintsYYY$0.010
$25 max
https://speculatief.be/submissions/Reprints-only market, will be translated into Dutch.
02/16/22
Space and Time Magazine010,000Science fiction, fantasy, and horror fiction and poetryYYY$0.010

Nhttps://spaceandtime.net/submissions/SUBMISSION PERIODS: 1/15 – 1/31, 7/15 – 7/31.
01/31/24
Reader Beware Magazine05,000Pulp horror and poetryNNY$0.010


https://readerbewaremag.wixsite.com/readerbewaremag/submissions

05/13/23
Rakehell3,0007,000Swashbuckling tales, all genresYYY$0.010

Nhttps://rakehellmagazine.com/submissions/

04/28/22
Pride Quarterly (Aurelio Leo/Pride Book Cafe)039,999All speculative fiction, from flash fiction to novella and poetry by limited demographic: QTBIPOC creatorsYYY$0.010
$.08/wd for the first 1,000 words, then $.01/wd for the restYhttps://pridebookcafe.com/pride-quarterly/?v=7516fd43adaa

09/20/22
Patreon Monthly Challenge (Black Hare Press)1002,000Dark fictionNNY$0.010
Pays $.04/wd for the first 100 words, then $.01/wd for the restNhttps://www.blackharepress.com/submissions/

05/03/24
Paradox Ghost Press – DEAD MARKET100,0000Horror, incl. SF horror and dark fantasyNNN$0.010

N


03/24/24
Occult Detective Magazine5,00010,000Themed: occult detectivesYYY$0.010
Pays 1p/word (UK) for fiction , with a cap of £45 (c.$56.00) YHttp://greydogtales.com/blog/occult-detective-magazine/ Query first for > 6,000 words.
06/20/23
Night Terrors (Scare Street) ANTHOLOGY SERIES3,0007,000Creepy literary dark fiction and horrorNNY$0.010
$10/1,000 words etc.Nhttps://scarestreet.com/submissions/RIGHTS: takes non-exclusive audio rights, translation rights
07/26/22
Midnight Exhibit Vol. 4 (Unnerving Books) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 5/1/24 – 5/6/246,00011,0003rd person PoV horror, not experimental or “literary”NNY$0.010

Nhttps://www.unnervingbooks.com/submissions

04/26/24
Metaphorosis50010,000SF and fantasy,esp. high fantasyYYN$0.010

Nhttp://magazine.metaphorosis.com/guidelines/

05/03/24
Medusa Tales1005,000Speculative fiction themed to immobilization and/or transformationYYY$0.010

Yhttps://medusatales.com/submissions/

04/03/22
Manawaker Studio’s Flash Fiction PODCAST2501,500Flash fiction, all genres esp. SFYYY$0.010
Reprint pay is $.005/wdYhttp://www.manawaker.com/ffp-submissions/

02/01/23
Love Letters to Poe04,000Gothic fiction and poetry themed to Poe storiesNNY$0.010

Nhttps://loveletterstopoe.com/submit-a-story/

08/11/23
Kaleidotrope0
All genres, especially SF/F and the unconventional and weird.YYY$0.010

Nhttp://www.kaleidotrope.net/guidelines/Prefers 250 – 10,000 words. ONE-TIME SUBMISSION PERIODS: 7/1/24 – 7/31/24, 10/1/24 – 10/31/24
01/31/24
In the Gallows Wake (Dark Lit Horror) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 8/1/244,0006,000Pirate-themed horrorNNY$0.010

Yhttps://darklithorror.com/blogs/blog/darklit-sails-accepting-submissions-for-pirate-horror-anthology

05/03/24
In Another Time… 05,000SF and fantasy fiction and poetryYYN$0.010


https://inanothertimemagaz.wixsite.com/in-another-time-maga/about Optional themes–see submission guidelines
04/15/24
Imagitopia PODCAST05,000Reprint-only fantasy and horror short stories and flash fictionYNY$0.010
$10 minimumYhttps://www.imagitopiapod.com/submissions/submission-guidelines SUBMISSION PERIODS: 1/1-1/31, 5/1-5/31, 9/1-9/30
09/18/23
Illustrated Worlds05,000Fantasy, dark fantasy, and horrorYNY$0.010

Yhttps://www.illustratedworldsmagazine.com/

12/22/22
Hearth Stories1,00010,000Cozy speculative fictionYYN$0.010

Nhttps://hearthstories.org/submissions.html SUBMISSION PERIODS: 3/1 – 3/31, 9/1 – 9/30
01/31/24
Go West: Frontier Tales010,000Westerns, including weird westYNY$0.010


https://gowestmag.com/submissions/

03/02/24
Foofaraw2502,500Speculative and experimental fiction and poetryYYN$0.010
$10 minimumNhttps://foofaraw.press/submissions

03/13/24
Fear Forge Quarterly Anthology2,0006,000Horror and dark fantasy, themedNNY$0.010

Nhttps://www.horrorsmithediting.com/submissions

09/03/23
Dread Imaginings1,5004,000Quiet horrorNNY$0.010

Nhttps://dreadimaginings.com/submissions/

05/15/22
Diet Milk Magazine05,000Gothic fiction and poetryNNY$0.010
$40 minimumNhttps://www.dietmilkmag.com/submit

09/23/23
Deeps, The 06,000HorrorNNY$0.010
$20 minimumNhttps://www.spindlehousepress.com/submissions

02/07/23
Dark Void Magazine3,0004,000Science fiction horror in spaceNYY$0.010

Nhttps://www.darkvoidmagazine.com/submissions

10/30/22
Cafe Irreal Magazine02,000Fabulist fictionYNN$0.010
$2 minimumNhttp://cafeirreal.alicewhittenburg.com/

08/16/23
Bleed Error (Paradox Ghost Press) – DEAD MARKET100,0000Unsettling and absurdist SF, fantasy, and horror fiction and poetry.NNN$0.010

Nhttps://paradoxghostpress.com/submission-guidelines/

05/03/24
Best Science Fiction of the Year, The ANTHOLOGY – DUE 11/010
SFNYN$0.010
Pay rate unlisted, $.01 is a standard for many Year’s Best reprint anthologies.Yhttps://neil-clarke.com/best-science-fiction-of-the-year-submission-guidelines/ Reprints only. Print materials due by 11/1, electronic by 11/15.
03/24/24
Best Horror of the Year ANNUAL ANTHOLOGY – DUE 12/010
HorrorNNY$0.010
Pay estimated based on usual “Best of” pay rate.Yhttps://ellendatlow.com/2022/03/11/call-for-submissions-for-the-best-horror-of-the-year-volume-fifteen-2022-material-only/

10/30/22
Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy, The ANNUAL ANTHOLOGY – DUE 12/31017,499Science fiction, fantasy, and horror with elements of the aforementioned, previously published in anthology year by an American or Canadian authorYYY$0.010
Pay rate unlisted, $.01 is a standard for many Year’s Best reprint anthologies.Yhttps://adamant.moksha.io/publication/basff/guidelines Reprints only. Please do not wait until the end of year to submit.
11/30/23
Baubles from Bones1,00010,000SF and fantasy fiction and poetryYYN$0.010

Nhttps://www.baublesfrombones.com/submission-guidelines.html

01/31/24
Aurelio Leo – DEAD MARKET100,0000All genre fiction, including SF, horror, and fantasy.NNN$0.010
$.08/wd for the first 1,000 words, then $.01/wd for the restN


05/03/24
Archive of the Odd50012,000All speculative fiction, especially horror, themed to found fiction, esp. unconventional story structure like marginalia, ephemera, etcYYY$0.010
Plus royalties. Reprints and originals paid the same.Yhttps://archiveoftheodd.com/submissions/ ONE-TIME SUBMISSION WINDOW: 3/15/24 – 5/15/24
03/24/24
Aphotic Realm Magazine5005,000Horror fiction, flash fiction, and poetryNNY$0.010

Nhttps://aphoticrealm.com/submissions/

07/25/22
After Dinner Conversation (Magazine and Podcast)1,5007,000Discussion-provoking stories, all genresYYY$0.010
$30 maxYhttps://www.afterdinnerconversation.com/submissions

08/21/22
Centropic Oracle, The (PODCAST) – DEAD MARKET100,0000SF and FantasyNNN$0.008
CAD$.01/wd.N
No audio reprints.
03/19/24
Hexagon Magazine010,000All speculative fiction (SF/F/H)YYY$0.007
Pays CAD$.01/wdNhttps://hexagonmagazine.ca/submit/SUBMISSION PERIODS: 1/1-1/7, 3/1-3/7, 5/1-5/7, 7/1-7/7, 9/1-9/7, 11/1-11/7
10/26/23
Big Smoke Pulp997,500Action-packed pulp fiction, all genresYYY$0.007

Nhttps://bigsmokepulp.com/#guidelines

05/03/24
Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine010,000All speculative fiction and poetry, especially humorous and lightheartedYYY$0.007
AU $0.01, min AU$20, max AU$100. Flash fiction and poetry AU$10.Nhttps://andromedaspaceways.com/submissions-manager/Subscribers and AU/NZ authors can submit up to 20,000 words.
12/09/23
Symphonies of Imagination0
Near-future hard SFNYN$0.005

Yhttps://symphoniesofimagination.com/submissions/

03/13/24
Summer of Sci-Fi & Fantasy (Worldstone Publishing) ANNUAL ANTHOLOGY – DUE 10/1-10/311,5007,500SF and FantasyYYN$0.005
$15 min. Reprints paid at same rate as originals.Yhttps://www.worldstonepublishing.com/submissions

10/02/23
Propagule50010,000All genres, experimentalYYY$0.005
Pays $5/1,000 words, $20 maxNhttps://www.propagule.co/submissions

03/15/23
Apparatus Almanac: Gizmology & Technomancy, The (JayHenge Publishing) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE UNTIL FULL012,000Themed to science fantasy and fantasy scienceYYN$0.005
Pays $5/1,000 words.Yhttp://www.jayhenge.com/callforstories.html

03/12/24
Tasavvurnama Magazine1,0005,000Fantasy themed to dreams, nightmares, and fantasies. Limited demographic: South Asian and BIPOC authorsYNY$0.003

Yhttps://tasavvurnama.com/submissions/

05/19/23
Not One of Us06,000All genres about outsiders, misfits, the otherYYY$0.003
$5 minimumNhttps://legacyliteraryservices.com/not-one-of-us/ Prefers < 6,000 words.
05/19/23
Crimeucopia (Murderous Ink Press)2,00010,000Crime and mystery, including weird and bizarroNNY$0.003
Pays £2 per 1,000 wordsYhttps://www.murderousinkpress.co.uk/submissions.htmlONE-TIME SUBMISSION PERIODS: 9/1/24 – 9/30/24
01/31/24
L Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future QUARTERLY ANTHOLOGY.017,000Spec-ficYYY
$5,000.00$5000-$500Nhttps://www.writersofthefuture.com/enter-writer-contest/Eligible if have three or fewer professional pubs – runs every 3 months. Note: affiliated with Scientology, winners report proselytizing and close link to Church of Scientology.
02/12/23
Imagine 2200 (Grist) ANNUAL CONTEST – DUE 6/242,5005,000Solarpunk and optimistic climate fictionNYN
$3,000.001st – $3,000, 2nd – $2,000, 3rd – $1,000, finalists – $300Nhttps://grist.org/climate-fiction/imagine-2200-contest-submissions/

04/29/24
Sapiens Plurum & Future of Life Institute Short-Fiction Contest ANNUAL CONTEST – DUE 4/22 – 6/151,5003,000Optimistic near-future SF, incl. solarpunk and hopepunkNYN
$1,000.001st – $1,000, 2nd – $500, 3rd – $300Nhttps://sapiensplurum.org/

04/23/24
Imagining Indigenous Futures ANNUAL CONTEST – DUE 12/104,000Indigenous SF writing sampleNYN
$1,000.00Prize amount no longer listed in guidelines.Yhttps://iaftfita.wildapricot.org/Imagining-Indigenous-Futurisms-Award/

07/26/22
Emerging Writers Contest (Dream Foundry) ANNUAL CONTEST – 4/1 – 5/27010,000Speculative fiction. Limited demographic: non-pro authorsYYY
$1,000.001st – $1,000, 2nd – $500, 3rd – $200Nhttps://dreamfoundry.org/writing-contest/

04/27/24
Witchcraft in Your Lips (Lethe Press) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 10/1/202420,00030,000Lesbian fantasy themed to folk magic (no erotica)YNN
$750.00

https://www.lethepressbooks.com/call-for-submissions.html

04/26/24
Story Unlikely’s Annual Short Story Contest ANNUAL CONTEST – DUE 10/1 – 12/3104,500All genres, including fantasy, science fiction, etcYYY
$750.001st – $750, 2nd – $500, 3rd – $250
https://www.storyunlikely.com/#contest

09/19/23
Psychopomp Novellas20,00040,000Speculative fiction and literary novellas, especially themed to death, time travel, goth, and alternative horrorNNY
$750.00Plus royaltiesNhttps://psychopomp.com/novella-guidelines/

12/29/23
Roswell Award and New Suns Climate Fiction Award, The (Omega Sci-Fi Awards) ANNUAL CONTEST – DUE 9/29 – 12/195001,500General SF and optimistic climate-themed SFNYN
$500.00Awards: $500 plus online course, $250, and $100Nhttps://www.lightbringerproject.org/science-fiction-competitions

09/23/23
Imagine Little Tokyo ANNUAL CONTEST – DUE 1/3102,500Themed to Little Tokyo past present or futureYYY
$500.00
Nhttp://www.littletokyohs.org/

12/15/22
Big Issue Fiction Edition, The – ANNUAL ISSUE, DUE 3/10 – 6/15003,000All genres. Limited demographic: Australian authorsYYY
$500.00
Nhttps://thebigissue.org.au/news/

05/19/23
Electric Literature010,000Literary, all genres, incl. experimental. The Commuter takes flash fiction. Recommended Reading takes short stories.YYY
$300.00$100 for flash
https://electricliterature.submittable.com/submitSUBMISSION PERIODS: Recommended Reading (short stories) has 2 1-week open submission periods, usually in Spring and Fall, The Commuter (flash fiction) has 4 1-week submission periods. NOTE: Long response time.
03/08/22
On the Premises Short Story RECURRING CONTEST – DUE 6/11 – 9/1, 12/? – ?1,0005,000Themed contests, all genresYYY
$250.00Pays $75 – $250, depending on placeNhttps://onthepremises.com/current-contest/

07/19/23
Mike Resnick Memorial Award for Short Fiction, The ANNUAL CONTEST – DUE 11/15 – 4/1 07,499SF short story by a new authorNYN
$250.00Plus Galaxy’s Edge publication payment. Runners up win $100 and $50.Nhttps://www.arcmanorbooks.com/resnick

11/29/23
Voyage06,000YA, all subgenresYYY
$200.00Reprints are unpaid.Nhttps://thevoyagejournal.com/submit/

07/26/22
Parsec Short Story Contest ANNUAL CONTEST – DUE 1/1 – 5/103,500All speculative fiction, themed. Limited demographic: non-pro writersYYY
$200.001st – $200, 2nd – $100, 3rd – $50, youth prize – $50Nhttps://parsec-sff.org/short-story-contest/

02/01/23
Craft Literary06,000Literary, with a focus on writing craftYYY
$200.00$100 for flashNhttps://www.craftliterary.com/submit/

02/12/23
Brilliant Flash Fiction Quarterly Contests0400Flash fiction, all genres, sometimes themedYYY
$200.001st – $200, 2nd – $50, 3rd – $50, shortlisted publication – $20Nhttps://brilliantflashfiction.com/2023/01/01/lets-be-brilliant/

02/25/23
Book XI: A Journal of Literary Philosophy2,00010,000Fiction with philosophical themes, including SF and humorNYN
$200.00
Nhttps://bookxiajournalofliteraryphilosophy.submittable.com/submit

10/25/23
Body Shots5,0007,500All genres, explicitly including speculative fiction, horror, and bizarroYYY
$150.00
Nhttps://subtlebodypress.com/bodyshots Shorter and longer stories will also be considered, but are unlikely to be accepted.
03/05/24
Nature Futures850950Hard SFNYN
$130.00
Nhttps://www.nature.com/nature/for-authors/other-subs#futures

12/06/22
Futures850950Hard SFNYN
$130.00
Nhttp://www.nature.com/nature/authors/gta/others.html#futures

04/04/22
No Sleep Podcast, The1,2002,499HorrorNNY
$125.00$0 for < 1,200 words, $100 for 1,200-2,499 wordsYhttps://www.thenosleeppodcast.com/submissionsLong response time. Also accepts audio reprints (not given preference).
03/19/24
Leviathan: An Anthology of Industrial Horror (Sentinel Creatives) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 9/30/243,0006,000Horror themed to weird Victorian-era industrial horrorNNY
$125.00Pays $125 – $200Nhttps://mailchi.mp/45bb52c5d41e/leviathan-industrial-horror-anthology

04/29/24
Children of the Blind Owl (Sentinel Creatives) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 8/31/243,0006,000Weird fiction and horror set in the Middle East, themed to Sadegh Hedayat’s “Blind Owl”YYY
$125.00$125 – $200Nhttps://mailchi.mp/2ece83d25ded/children-of-the-blind-owl-submissions-page

03/29/24
Lucent Dreaming Magazine2503,999Literary, strange, and surreal speculative fictionYYY
$101.07Pays £80 for short stories, £30 flash fiction
https://lucentdreaming.com/submit/

12/20/23
Zombies in the New Normal (Books by D.L. Russell) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 8/1/243,00012,000Post-apocalyptic near-future horror themed to zombiesNNY
$100.00

https://booksbydlrussell.com/#87fa97df-ddee-40e4-8734-13a343ea7315

04/26/24
word west revue05,000Western-themed fiction and poetry, including weird western and weird AmericanaYYY
$100.00$25 for online, $100 for print
https://www.wordwestrevue.co/submitSUBMISSION PERIODS: 9/1-11/1 (not open to fiction 9/23/23), 4/1-6/1
03/23/23
Three-Lobed Burning Eye07,500All speculative fiction, plus western and suspense with speculative elementsYYY
$100.00$100 per story, or $30 for flash fiction.Nhttps://www.3lobedmag.com/submissions.html

10/25/23
Taco Bell Quarterly5001,500Literary, all genres, themed to Taco BellYYY
$100.00
Yhttps://tacobellquarterly.org/submission-guidelines/

05/27/23
Short Story Substack610,000All genresYYY
$100.00Plus subscription revenueYhttps://shortstory.substack.com/p/coming-soon

06/23/23
Ruth Anna Evans Horrors ONE-TIME NOVELLA CALL – DUE UNTIL FULL17,50040,000One horror novellaNNY
$100.00
Nhttps://sites.google.com/view/ruthannaevans/calls-for-submissions

03/05/24
riddlebird6505,000Literary fiction, including literary genre fictionYYN
$100.00
Nhttps://www.riddlebird.com/submission-guidelines

10/09/23
Queer Sci Fi Flash Contest ANNUAL CONTEST – DUE 3/1 – 5/10300Sci-fi, fantasy, paranormal, or horror LGBTQIA+ fiction, themedYYY
$100.001st – $100, 2nd – $75, 3rd – $50
https://www.queerscifi.com/flash-contest-rules/?cn-reloaded=1#10 Runners-up may be published without pay.
12/29/23
Islandia Journal01,500All genres, themed to myth, folklore, history, and ecology of Florida and the CaribbeanYYY
$100.00

https://www.islandiajournal.com/

06/25/22
Hentai Ectoplasm (Book Slayer Press) – DUE 4/1/24 – 4/30/24 3,0006,000Shared-world cannabis-positive horrorNNY
$100.00
Nhttps://www.bookslayerpress.com/submissions

01/31/24
Hemorrhaging Flowers (Book Slayer Press) – DUE 2/1/24 – 3/31/24 3,0005,000Horror fiction and speculative poetry inspired by the work of Tori Amos. Limited author demographic: femmesNNY
$100.00
Nhttps://www.bookslayerpress.com/submissions

01/31/24
GPS Annual Writing Contest ANNUAL CONTEST – DUE 1/1 – 4/3005,000Speculative fiction, poetry, and graphic novels, multiple age categories. Limited author demographic: non-professional writers.YYY
$100.00Prizes are $50-$100 gift certificates.Nhttps://geekpartnership.org/programs/writing-contest/

03/19/24
Flash Fiction Online5001,000All genres, including SF/F/H and literaryYYY
$100.00
Yhttps://ffo.submittable.com/submit SUBMISSION PERIODS: 1st to 21st monthly or until full, closed December. They only accept reprints during certain submission periods
01/31/24
Fabulist Flash, The (The Fabulist Magazine)01,000Speculative fictionYYY
$100.00
Nhttps://fabulistmagazine.com/about/submissions/

09/17/23
Escape Pod (Podcast) Novelette Reprints7,50018,000SF reprints onlyNYN
$100.00$100 – $175 depending on lengthYhttps://escapeartists.moksha.io/publication/escape-pod/27/submitAn Escape Artists publication.
09/15/22
Al Blanchard Award ANNUAL CONTEST – DUE 1/1 – 4/3005,000Mystery, thriller, or horror by New England author or be set in New EnglandNNY
$100.00Plus Crime Bake Conference admissionNhttps://www.crimebake.org/event/9054a09e-1247-4cc6-934b-c1007b77dcc3/websitePage:af4af14f-bfe7-434a-aa93-f2c7e7f93db5

01/31/24
Abyss & Apex010,000All speculative fiction and poetry, including dark but not horrorYYY
$80.00$.08/wd up to 1,000 words, then $80 flatNhttp://www.abyssapexzine.com/submissions/Query first for >10,000 words. Regular reading periods 1st wk in February, May, August
01/31/24
WWW Fiction Competition (Weird Wide Web) ANNUAL CONTEST – DUE 6/1/241,0004,000Horror, science fiction, and fantasy, especially dark and weirdYYY
$75.00
Yhttps://weirdwideweb.org/Writing-Contest/ Reprints encouraged.
04/29/24
Weird Christmas Flash Fiction ANNUAL CONTEST – DUE 11/60350Weird flash fiction themed to winter holidaysYYY
$75.00$75 main prize, 3 $50 category prizes, honorable mentions $5Nhttps://weirdchristmas.com/2023/08/30/announcing-the-sixth-annual-weird-christmas-flash-fiction-contest/

10/25/23
United Faedom Publishing (Novelettes) – DEAD MARKET100,0000Fantasy novelettesNNN
$75.00
Nhttps://unitedfaedompublis.wixsite.com/unitedfaedompub/novelettes-and-novellas

03/19/24
Heroic Fantasy Quarterly050,000Heroic fantasy, sword & sorcery fiction and poetryYNN
$75.00Pays $25 – $100, depending on lengthNhttp://www.heroicfantasyquarterly.com/?page_id=39Will serialize more than 10,000 words.
08/09/23
Etherea Magazine500
Fantasy and SFYYN
$71.88AU$200 for novellas/novellettes, AU$100 for 2,000 – 5,000 words, AU$25 for 500 – 1,000 words and reprintsYhttps://ethereamagazine.com/submissions/

02/22/24
New Edge Sword & Sorcery750850Sword and sorceryYNN
$70.00
Nhttps://newedgeswordandsorcery.com/submissions/ ONE-TIME FLASH FICTION SUBMISSION CALL: due 5/1/24
04/15/24
Archive, The (San Press)0
All genres, weird and unexpectedYYY
$54.25Pays €50Yhttps://www.sanspress.com/guidelines Reprint-friendly. Stories “must be short.”
03/05/24
Thirteen PODCAST0
Slow-burn, atmospheric horror for audio dramaNNY
$50.00$50 – $75 depending on length
https://thirteenpodcast.com/submit-a-story

07/25/23
Tales to Terrify Flash Fiction Contest ANNUAL PODCAST CONTEST – DUE 2/15 – 4/101,500Flash fiction horror, themedNNY
$50.00Runners-up may be published (without pay?)Nhttps://talestoterrify.com/flashcontest/

02/28/23
Steampunk Sleuths (Black Beacon Books) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 10/31/2415,00020,000Steampunk mysteriesYYY
$50.00
Nhttps://blackbeaconbooks.blogspot.com/p/submissions.html

01/31/24
StarShipSofa PODCAST010,000SFNYN
$50.00No pay for < 3,000 words.Yhttp://www.starshipsofa.com/submissions/

03/19/24
Solstitia 020,000All genres, themed issuesYYY
$50.00
Yhttps://www.fictionfanspodcast.com/solstitia

03/12/24
Science Fiction is a Drag! ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 12/1/24010,000Science fiction themed to drag. Limited author demographic: drag authorsNYN
$50.00Plus royaltiesNhttps://ladyzinnia.com/projects/a-new-drag-anthology/

03/08/24
Paranoid Tree0400Flash fiction, all genresYYY
$50.00

https://www.paranoidtree.com/

05/21/22
Nobilis Erotica PODCAST2,00012,000Speculative fiction eroticaYYY
$50.00
Yhttp://nobiliserotica.com/site/submissionguidelines/

08/23/23
Nightmares of Strangers (Touchpoint Press) ANNUAL ANTHOLOGY – DUE 5/313,0007,000HorrorNNY
$50.00
Yhttps://touchpointpress.com/about/submissions/Annual horror anthology
03/19/24
Lost Colony Magazine10,00025,000Science fiction and fantasyYYN
$50.00
Nhttps://lostcolonymagazine.com/submissions/

03/24/24
Just Chills PODCAST3,0007,000HorrorNNY
$50.00
Yhttps://justchillspodcast.com/submissions/

02/29/24
James Gunn’s Ad Astra017,500Science fiction and poetryNYN
$50.00
Nhttp://www.adastrasf.com/submissions/short-fiction-submission-guidelines/

11/19/22
Horrifying Tales of Wonder (House Blackwood) PODCAST1,0003,500Themed to weird fiction set in the 1880s-1940sNNY
$50.00

https://www.houseblackwood.net/horrifying-tales-of-wonder/

05/08/22
Haunting Tales of Romance (Touchpoint Press) ANNUAL ANTHOLOGY – DUE 5/313,0007,000Romance with a speculative elementYYY
$50.00
Yhttps://touchpointpress.com/about/submissions/

03/19/24
Furious Gazelle’s Halloween Writing Contest, The ANNUAL CONTEST – DUE 8/19 – 10/604,000All genres, themed to HalloweenYYY
$50.00First place = $50, runners up published and paid $5Yhttp://thefuriousgazelle.com/submit/halloween-writing-contest/

09/17/23
Fantasy is a Drag! ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 12/1/24010,000Fantasy themed to drag. Limited author demographic: drag authorsYNN
$50.00Plus royaltiesNhttps://ladyzinnia.com/projects/fantasy-is-a-drag/

03/08/24
Fairy Tale Review06,000Fairy tale poetry and proseYNY
$50.00
Nhttps://www.fairytalereview.com/submit/

03/12/23
Electric Literature5,00010,000Mysteries themed to traditional Sherlock Holmes partnering with traditional Father BrownYNY
$50.00Pays $50-$100 plus Kickstarter percentage
https://www.facebook.com/AuthorDerrickBelanger/posts/3294508860834029

05/15/22
Dark Yonder3,0005,000Noir and dark fiction, including dark SF and horror-adjacentNYY
$50.00
Nhttps://www.thaliapress.org/darkyonder

10/11/22
Dark Door, The – DEAD MARKET100,0000Pulp horrorNNn
$50.00$15 for < 500 words, $25 for 500-1,000 words, $50 for 1,000+ wordsNhttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdVqaB46US5ojfyMv7OI7PtMgD-BxdK7xqN3HiFnHFd8sOt-g/viewform

02/22/24
Bikes in Space Series ANNUAL ANTHOLOGY – DUE 4/155006,000All feminist speculative fiction, themed to bikes plus annual theme YYY
$50.00Pay may be more, depending on (historically successful) KickstarterNhttps://microcosmpublishing.com/blog/tag/call-for-submissions/

11/16/23
34 Orchard1,0005,000Dark, unsettling fiction and poetry, all genresYYY
$50.00
Nhttps://34orchard.com/guidelines/SUBMISSION PERIOD: Jan 1 – 15, Jul 1 – 15
06/23/23
WriteHive Writing the Future We Need ANNUAL ANTHOLOGY – DUE 9/1-10/3108,000Speculative fiction, themedYYY
$45.00
Nhttps://writehive.org/annual-anthology/

10/03/23
Mycelia03,000Eerie, weird literary fiction and poetryYYY
$44.47Pays £40
https://www.hederafelix.com/submissions/

09/29/22
Escape Artists Flash Fiction Contest RECURRING CONTEST – 8/1/24 – 8/31/240500Speculative flash fiction. NNY
$40.00
Nhttps://escapeartists.moksha.io/publication/pseudopod Recurring contest, rotates between Escape Artists publications Escape Pod, PodCastle, and PseudoPod. Subgenre depends on hosting publication.
09/12/23
Dark Dead Things1,0004,000Weird SF, horror, and poetryNNY
$40.00
Nhttps://www.darkdeadthings.com/submissions

12/20/23
Back Into the Ground (Caretaker Press) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE UNTIL FULL07,500Horror themed to the Pacific NorthwestNNY
$40.00
Nhttps://erickmertzwriting.com/back-into-the-ground-a-horror-anthology/

03/13/24
Rock and a Hard Place Magazine2,0005,000All genres, esp. dark fiction, crime, and noir, themed to the bottom of societyYYY
$35.00
Nhttps://www.rockandahardplacemag.com/submissions

09/23/23
On the Premises Mini-Contest RECURRING CONTEST2550Themed contests with very limited wordcounts, all genresYYY
$35.001st – $35, 2nd – $25, 3rd – $15Nhttps://onthepremises.com/current-contest/SUBMISSION PERIODS: April, May, October, and November. ONE-TIME May theme: the hat
04/29/24
Starship Blunder (Beth Martin Books) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 6/30/242,00010,000Shared-world SF set on a starship, primarily humorousNYN
$30.00
Nhttps://www.starshipblunder.xyz/submissions

03/05/24
Max Blood’s Mausoleum1,5008,000HorrorNNY
$30.00
Nhttps://maxblood.pub/submissions/

11/30/23
Intrepidus Ink3002,500Speculative flash fiction, action-adventure, speculative fiction, and literary, with intrepid main characterYYN
$30.00$.02/word for < 1,000 wordsNhttps://intrepidusink.com/submissions/

09/03/23
Crimson Quill Quarterly030,000Sword & sorcery, dark fantasy, and grimdarkYNY
$30.00Longer serialized works will be paid $25/issueNhttps://crimsonquillquarterly.com/

01/31/24
Bullet Points100
Military speculative fictionYYY
$30.00$20 for reprintsYhttps://www.nathantoronto.com/bulletpoints/submissions Original fiction < 5,000 words, reprints variable.
03/05/23
Bards and Sages Quarterly – DEAD MARKET100,0000All speculative fictionNNN
$30.00$30 – $50, depending on lengthNhttps://www.bardsandsages.com/closure-announcement.html

03/07/24
Apparition Lit Flash Fiction MONTHLY CONTEST (see also Apparition Lit)01,000Speculative fiction, themed. Separate monthly flash fiction contest.YYY
$30.00
Nhttps://apparitionlit.com/submissions/

11/15/22
Shivering Timbers! (Phobica Books) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 6/1/242,0004,000Horror themed to piratesNNY
$25.37Pays £20Yhttps://www.phobicabooks.co.uk/submission-guidelines

01/31/24
Creature Feature Classics (Snake Bite Books) ANTHOLOGY SERIES3,0008,000Speculative fiction themed to horror monsters (see submission period themes)YYY
$25.37Pays £20Nhttps://snakebitebooks.wixsite.com/snake-bite-books/open-calls

01/31/24
Vanishing Point, The1,5006,000SF, fantasy, and especially horrorYYY
$25.00
Nhttps://vanishingpointmagazine.com/submissions/

05/16/23
Unleashed (Skywatcher Press) BIANNUAL ANTHOLOGY SERIES010,000Horror, themedNNY
$25.00Either $25 or royalties, depending on anthologyNhttps://www.skywatcherpress.com/anthologiesONE-TIME THEMED SUBMISSION PERIOD: slasher horror, due 6/5/24
01/31/24
Third Black Beacon Book of Mystery, The (Black Beacon) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 6/30/243,0009,000Mystery, including horror mysteriesNNY
$25.00
Yhttps://blackbeaconbooks.blogspot.com/p/submissions.html

01/31/24
Tales of Sley House ANNUAL ANTHOLOGY – DUE 7/315,0007,000Fantasy, SF, horror, noir, and thrillerYYY
$25.00

https://www.sleyhouse.com/submissionsLength: “about” 6,000 words. Submission periods: 7/1 – 7/15 college students only, 7/16 until full open for everyone
02/27/23
Story1,0005,000Literary, fantasy, and dark fiction (not horror)YNY
$25.00
Nhttps://storybyisha.substack.com/p/coming-soon

09/03/23
Stone’s Throw (Rock and a Hard Place)1,0002,000All genres, esp. dark fiction, crime, and noir, themed to the bottom of societyYYY
$25.00
Nhttps://www.rockandahardplacemag.com/stones-throw-submissions

09/23/23
Solarpunk Magazine Micro Fiction Contest – QUARTERLY CONTEST0250Solarpunk with a quarterly themeNYN
$25.00

https://solarpunkmagazine.com/micro-fiction/ ONE-TIME 2024 SUBMISSION PERIODS: 5/14 – 5/21, 8/14 – 8/21, 11/14 – 11/21
04/02/23
Short Reads (Black Hare Press)5,00017,000Dark fictionNNY
$25.00$20-$30Nhttps://www.blackharepress.com/submissions/

05/03/24
Savage Realms010,000Sword and sorceryYNN
$25.00
Nhttps://www.literaryrebel.com/savage-submissions/

07/25/23
Santa Rage (Misti Media) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 9/30/2405,000Horror themed to a murderous SantaNNY
$25.00
Nhttps://www.mistimedia.com/calls-for-submission/santa/

01/31/24
Quiet Ones, The03,000Quiet horror and dystopian fictionNNY
$25.00
Nhttps://wearethequietones.com/submission-calls/ ONE-TIME SUBMISSION PERIOD: 7/1/24 – 8/1/24
01/31/24
Pulp Modern – DEAD MARKET (invited submissions only)100,0000Crime, science fiction, fantasy, horror, western pulp, themedNNN
$25.00
Nhttp://www.pulpmodern.net/pulp-modern-submissions/

05/03/24
Planisphere Quarterly2,5004,000All genres, themedYYY
$25.00

https://www.planisphereq.com/p/guidelines.html

03/15/23
Outlook Springs0
Fiction and poetry tinged with the strangeYYY
$25.00$10 for flash
http://outlooksprings.com/about/

07/25/23
Moran Press – DEAD MARKET100,0000Dark literary fictionNNN
$25.00
N
One or multiple stories up to 5,000 words total.
03/24/24
Hyphen Punk1,0007,500Speculative fiction in -punk subgenres like steampunk, splatterpunk, solarpunk etc.YYY
$25.00
Nhttps://hyphenpunk.com/submissions/

05/14/23
History Through Fiction Short Stories1,0007,000Historical fiction, incl. alternate history and with fantasy elementsYYN
$25.00
Nhttps://www.historythroughfiction.com/submissionguidelinesNOTE: optional “tip” when submitting (don’t)
08/16/23
Flash Frog01,000Flash fictionYYY
$25.00
Nhttps://flash-frog.com/submit/ Annual themes: 1/1 – 1/31 annual contest, 7/1 – 7/31 Halloween
07/20/23
First Line, The3005,000All genres fiction and poetry, issues themed to first lineYYY
$25.00$25-$50Nhttp://www.thefirstline.com/submission.htm

08/16/23
Fairy Tale Magazine, The1,0002,000Fairy tale fiction and poetry, themed. ONE-TIME 2024 THEME: classic fairy tales.YNY
$25.00
Nhttps://www.fairytalemagazine.com/submissionsFKA Enchanted Conversation. ONE-TIME 2024 SUBMISSION PERIODS: 6/17/24 – 6/24/24. NOTE: no rejection notifications sent, assume rejection if not accepted within specified time
12/30/23
Fabulist, The03,000Science fiction, fantasy, intelligent horror, fabulism, fairy tales, folktales, literary fantasy, etc.YYY
$25.00
Nhttps://fabulistmagazine.com/about/submissions/

09/17/23
Et Sequitor Magazine5002,500All genres, themed: continuing from the previous storyYYY
$25.00
Nhttps://www.etseqmag.com/Submissions.php

05/20/22
ergot010,000Literary horrorNNY
$25.00

https://www.ergot.press/

04/03/22
Dead of Winter (Toasted Cheese Literary Journal) CONTEST – ANNUAL, due 10/1-12/2103,000Horror set in autumn or winter, themedNNY
$25.00Prizes $25-$15Nhttp://tclj.toasted-cheese.com/dead-of-winter/Annual theme is posted Oct 1st. Word count range varies by year.
09/29/22
Cost of Living (Whisper House Press) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE UNTIL FULL5004,000Horror based in scary mundane realityNNY
$25.00
Nhttps://stevecaponejrauthor.com/cost-of-living-call-for-submissions/

04/01/24
Cellar Door, The TWICE YEARLY ANTHOLOGY2,00010,000Horror and dark speculative fiction, themed issuesNNY
$25.00
Nhttps://www.darkpeninsulapress.com/submissions.html

06/23/23
Brave New Weird (Tenebrous Press) ANNUAL AWARD / BEST OF ANTHOLOGY – DUE 10/1 – 11/11,0007,499Weird horror first published between 11/1 of previous year and 10/31 of current year, reprints onlyNNY
$25.00
Yhttps://tenebrouspress.com/submissions

01/31/24
Anotherealm1,0005,000SF, fantasy, and horrorYYY
$25.00
Nhttps://anotherealm.com/faq/index.phpAccepts but does not read subs year-round until 10/31, reads subs ONLY 11/1-11/24 for publication next year. Subs received later will be considered in next year’s reading period.
08/16/23
99 Fleeting Fantasies500999FantasyYNN
$25.00
Nhttps://pulsepublishingsubmissions.moksha.io/publication/99-Fleeting-Fantasies/guidelines

07/17/22
Humour Me ANNUAL Christmas Special – due 11/1 – 12/161,0003,000All genres, themed to funny Christmas storiesYYY
$23.50Pays £18.50 per story, £30 to the favorite.
https://humourmemag.co.uk/submission-requests/

11/29/23
Fanatical2,0006,000Speculative fiction inspired by a tabletop game YYY
$21.90Pays £20Nhttps://www.fanaticalmag.com/p/submissions_16.html

10/11/22
Tower 05,000All genres fiction and poetry, incl. horror, SF, and fantasy, themedYYY
$21.64Pays €20Yhttps://readtower.net/submissions/

01/31/24
Yankee Scares (Obsidian Butterfly LLC) ANTHOLOGY SERIES1,0008,000Horror set in Connecticut, themed anthologiesNNY
$20.00
Yhttp://obsidianbutterfly.com/yanksub.html

10/25/23
Untitled Anthology About Dogs (Altitude Press) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 7/1/241,5002,000All genres except horror, themed to dogsYYN
$20.00
Nhttps://altitude-press.com/submission-guidelines/

03/29/24
Tumbleweed (Black Hare Press) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 8/31/242,00010,000Horror themed to tumbleweedsNNY
$20.00Pays $20-$25 depending on lengthNhttps://www.blackharepress.com/submissions/#toggle-id-1

05/03/24
Tree and Stone06,000Weird and speculative literary fiction, especially queerYYY
$20.00$.02/word for < 1,000 wordsNhttps://www.tree-and-stone.com/general-submissions

07/17/23
Tales from Between01,000Horror flash fictionNNY
$20.00
Yhttps://talesfrombetween.wordpress.com/submissions/

03/24/24
Speculative City05,500All genres, themed to cityscape and issue’s themeYYY
$20.00$20-$55, depending on lengthNhttp://www.speculativecity.com/submissions/

07/17/23
Roses and Wildflowers1,0007,500Mythopoeic fiction (transformative mythology) and poetry, themedYNN
$20.00
Nhttps://societyforritualarts.com/rw/2024-spring/submission-guidelines/ ONE-TIME THEMED SUBMISSION WINDOWS: walking away from Omelas, due 6/30/2024 or when full; themed to provided songs, opens 6/1/24; and mytho-anarchism, due 7/1/24 – 8/31/24 or when full
03/02/24
Neon Dystopia Network05,000CyberpunkNYN
$20.00
Nhttps://www.neondystopia.com/?p=100042814

04/29/24
Last Line, The3005,000All genres, themed. Must end with provided last lineYYY
$20.00$20-$40Nhttp://www.thelastlinejournal.com/submission.htmSUBMISSION PERIOD: submissions close 10/1 for the annual issue.
08/16/23
Grimoire Magazine04,500Dark literary fiction and poetry, including speculative fiction, themedYYY
$20.00
Nhttp://www.wearegrimoire.com/submit

05/19/23
Future Fire, The017,500Progressive speculative fiction and poetryYYY
$20.00$10 for flash fictionYhttp://futurefire.net/guidelines/fiction.htmlPrefers under 7,500 words.
06/25/22
Electric Spec2507,000SF, fantasy, and the macabreYYY
$20.00
Nhttp://www.electricspec.com/Submissions.html

05/01/24
Diet Milk Minis ANNUAL CALL – DUE 5/1 – 5/3102,000Gothic fiction and poetry, with an annual themeNNY
$20.00
Nhttps://www.dietmilkmag.com/submit

04/22/23
Cowboy Up (WolfSinger Publications) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 3/1/24-7/31/242,5007,500All genres, themed to the rodeoYYY
$20.00
Yhttps://www.wolfsingerpubs.com/cowboy-up-guidelines

04/22/23
Colored Lens, The020,000All speculative fictionYYY
$20.00$10 for flash, $20 + $1/1,000 over 10,000 words.Nhttp://thecoloredlens.com/?page_id=137752 Fast response time.
05/19/23
Brilliant Flash Fiction Magazine01,000Flash fiction, all genres, sometimes themedYYY
$20.00
Nhttps://brilliantflashfiction.com/submissions/

02/25/23
Astral Alien Fiction1,0007,000Stories told from a non-humanoid PoVYYY
$20.00
Nhttps://astral-af.org/submissions.html SUBMISSION PERIODS: 1/7 – 1/28, 7/7 – 7/28
11/14/23
Amazing Stories Magazine1,00024,000Science fiction and poetryNYN
$20.00$.08/wd for magazine publication (currently on hiatus), $20 for weekly stories, $10 for flash fiction or reprintsYhttps://submission.amazingstoriesmag.com/Note: must create an account and log-in to submit stories.
11/16/23
Alien Dimensions5,0007,000SF themed to aliens in spaceNYN
$20.00
Nhttps://aliendimensions.com/submission-guidelines/

09/20/22
After the Storm1,0005,000SF set in a better worldNYN
$20.00Plus Medium payment.Yhttps://medium.com/after-the-storm/submission-guide-for-after-the-storm-472ac07eb0e7

03/24/24
Other Stories, The (Podcast)1,8002,200Horror, themedNNY
$19.70Pays £15Yhttps://theotherstories.net/submissions

04/13/22
Braag, The2,0003,000Folkloric fantasy and fabulist fiction and poetryYNN
$19.16Pays £15Nhttps://thebraag.co/?page_id=475 Stories will be published in micro-chapbooks, desired length is about 2,500 words. Must be 50%+ previously unpublished.
03/12/24
Ghastling, The 03,500Quiet horror, psychological horror, and folk horrorNNY
$18.67Pays £15
https://theghastling.com/submit/

05/19/23
Ghastling, The03,500Psychological or quiet horror, ghost stories, themedNNY
$17.74£15Nhttps://theghastling.com/submit/Check their Twitter for submission windows.
08/21/22
Stygian Zine02,500All genres of fiction and poetry themed to the word stygianYYY
$15.10Pays CAD$20Yhttps://www.stygiansociety.com/stygianzine

12/31/23
Stupefying Stories Showcase01,000SF, fantasy, and horror flash fictionYYY
$15.00
Yhttp://stupefyingstories.com/

12/20/23
Lorelei Signal, The010,000Fantasy and SF without 1-dimensional female charactersYYN
$15.00
Yhttps://www.loreleisignal.com/guidelines SUBMISSION PERIODS: 1/15-2/15, 4/15-5/15, 7/15-8/15, 10/15-11/15
10/25/23
Fall Into Fantasy (Cloaked Press) ANNUAL ANTHOLOGY – DUE 6/153,50010,000FantasyYNY
$15.00
Nhttps://www.cloakedpress.com/fallfantasy/Will close early if 50 submissions is reached
04/24/24
Allegory0
SF/F/H YYY
$15.00
Yhttps://www.allegoryezine.com/submissionsPrefers 500 – 5,000 words. ONE-TIME SUBMISSION PERIODS: 5/01/24 – 6/30/24
09/23/23
Funemployment Quarterly1,0005,000SF and fantasyYYN
$14.88Pays CAD$20Nhttps://funemployment.xyz/submissions/

01/31/24
Sprawl Mag, The01,500Speculative fiction and poetryYYY
$14.50Pays CAD$20Nhttps://www.thesprawlmag.ca/guidelines

10/25/23
A Coup of Owls1008,000All genres, especially experimental. Limited author demographic: underrepresented or marginalizedYYY
$13.59Pays £5 – £15, depending on lengthNhttps://www.acoupofowls.com/submissionsSUBMISSION PERIODS (or until full): 3/1 – 3/7, 6/1 – 6/7, 9/1 – 9/7, 12/1 – 12/7
03/05/24
Gwyllion Magazine010,000All speculative fiction and poetryYYY
$13.08£10Yhttp://gwyllionmagazine.com/submissions/Preference to Welsh writers. SUBMISSION PERIODS: January, February, July, August.
07/17/23
A-Z of Horror (Red Cape Publishing) ONGOING ANTHOLOGY SERIES4,0008,000Horror, themes change every 2 months.NNY
$11.52Pays £10Yhttps://redcapepublishing.com/submissions/ONE-TIME 2024 THEMES: V is for Voodoo, X is for X-rated (erotic horror), Y is for Youths (scary kids), Z is for Zombies. RIGHTS: Must not be available elsewhere.
01/31/24
Paper Butterfly01,000All genres flash fictionYYY
$11.03CAD$15Nhttps://paperbutterflyflash.wordpress.com/subguidelines/ONE-TIME CLOSURE until Fall 2024
03/24/24
You Meet in a Tavern (Wandwed) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 7/1/243,00010,000Romantasy (romantic fantasy) themed to a tavern settingYNN
$10.00
Nhttps://wandwed.com/submissions/

04/28/24
Witch House1,5002,500Cosmic horrorNNY
$10.00
Nhttps://witchhousemag.blogspot.com/p/submissions.html

04/22/23
Whetstone1,5002,500Pulp sword and sorceryYNN
$10.00
Nhttps://whetstonemag.blogspot.com/p/submissions.html

02/05/23
Weird Wide Web PODCAST01,000Horror, science fiction, and fantasy flash fiction, especially dark and weirdYYY
$10.00

https://weirdwideweb.org/Podcast/

04/29/24
Waystation1,5002,500Space operaNYN
$10.00
Nhttps://waystationmag.blogspot.com/p/submissions.html

11/30/23
Tall Tale TV PODCAST1,0006,200Science fiction and fantasyYYN
$10.00
Yhttps://talltaletv.com/how-it-works/

02/18/22
Tales from the Moonlit Path02,000Dark speculative fiction and horrorNNY
$10.00$10 for quarterly issues, $50 and honorable mentions for Special Edition challengesNhttps://talesmoonlitpath.com/submissions/

02/28/23
Tales from the Moonlit Path02,000Horror and dark speculative fictionNYY
$10.00
Yhttps://talesmoonlitpath.com/submissions/

09/20/22
Swords and Sorcery1,5008,500High fantasy and historical fantasyYNN
$10.00
Nhttp://www.swordsandsorcerymagazine.com/submissions.html

05/19/23
Pulp Asylum Drabble Fiction Contest ONE-TIME CONTEST – DUE 5/15/24100100Speculative fiction, mystery, suspense, and westerns, themed to rebirth/renewalYYY
$10.00
Nhttps://www.pulpasylum.com/guidelines.html

04/26/24
Penumbric Speculative Fiction Mag010,000Speculative fiction, esp. edgy or idealisticYYY
$10.00Plus royaltiesYhttps://www.penumbric.com/subs.html

12/22/22
Night’s End, The PODCAST2,0008,000Dark speculative fiction, some themed issuesNNY
$10.00
Yhttps://www.nightsendpodcast.com/ON-TIME THEME SUBMISSIONS: Halloween and Gothic/ghost stories due 8/29/22
07/26/22
Mithila Review08,000All speculative fictionYYY
$10.00Pays $10 – $50, depending on length and Patreon fundingYhttp://mithilareview.com/submission-guidelines/NOTE: also takes audio rights
02/19/22
Luna Station Quarterly5007,000Fantasy, science fiction, creepy horror. Limited author demographic: women-identified writers onlyYYN
$10.00
Yhttps://submissions.lunastationpress.com/ Submission periods: Sept 15 – Nov 15, Dec 15 – Feb 15, Mar 15 – May 15, June 15 – Aug 15
03/24/24
High Tower Magazine50010,000All genres, especially speculative fiction, that is anti-subversive and “builds up civilization”-themedYYY
$10.00Plus royalty splitNhttps://hightowermagazine.substack.com/p/submission-guidelines

05/03/24
Freeze Frame Fiction01,000Flash fiction, all genresYYY
$10.00
Nhttps://freezeframefiction.com/write/submission-guidelines-faq/SUBMISSION PERIODS: 8/1 – 12/31, 2/1 – 6/30
08/08/22
Flickers of Fear0300Horror flash fiction and poetryNNY
$10.00

https://www.offlimitspress.com/flickers-of-fear

08/16/23
Dusty Attic Publishing5002,000Spooky and fantastical flash fiction and poetryYNY
$10.00

https://dustyatticpublishing.com/submissions/

10/25/23
Drop, The2501,000Dark fantasy and dark SF flash fictionYYY
$10.00
Yhttps://inkbloodbook.company/#submissionguidelines NOTE: accepted submissions are also publicly critiqued.
03/15/23
Deathcap & Hemlock01,000Themed to dark fiction in recipe formatNNY
$10.00
Nhttps://www.deathcapandhemlock.com/submit

03/19/23
Daikaiju Zine06,000All spec-ficYYY
$10.00
Yhttps://daikaijuzine.org/guidelines

03/24/24
Broken Antler Quarterly / The Marrow05,000Horror, dark SF, and dark fantasy fiction, flash fiction, and poetryNYY
$10.00$20 if also accepted for annual print issue—all submissions are automatically considered for thisNhttps://www.brokenantlermag.com/submit

06/23/23
All Worlds Wayfarer1005,000All speculative fictionYYY
$10.00
Yhttp://www.allworldswayfarer.com/submissions/

05/19/23
Frost Zone Zine 4001,000Dark fiction and quiet horrorNNY
$9.43
Nhttps://frostzonezine.com/submissions/

02/15/22
Silver Blade25020,000Fantasy and SF fiction and poetryYYN
$8.00$25 for novellas, $3 for flash fictionYhttps://www.silverblade.net/submissions-2/ANNUAL READING PERIODS: 3/1 – 7/31, 9/1 – 1/31
03/19/24
100-Foot Crow100100Speculative fiction and fantasy drabblesYYY
$8.00
Nhttps://100footcrow.com/submission-guidelines/ ONE-TIME SUBMISSION PERIOD: 4/15/24 – 5/15/24
04/27/24
Myriad (Hexagon Magazine)01,000All speculative fiction, themedYYY
$7.30Pays CAD$10Nhttps://hexagonmagazine.ca/myriad/

10/26/23
Yabblins (Gypsum Sound Tales) ANTHOLOGY SERIES1,00020,000All genresYYY
$6.68AU$5.00 for < 3,000 words, AU$10 for 3,000-7,000 words, AU$15 for 7,000-11,000, AU$20 for 11,000-20,000Nhttp://www.gypsumsoundtales.com/yabblins.php

06/23/23
Thuggish Itch (Gypsum Sound Tales) ANTHOLOGY SERIES1,0005,000Themed horror, SF, and speculative fictionYYY
$6.68AU$5.00 for < 2,500 words, AU$10 for longerNwww.gypsumsoundtales.com/Thuggish-Itch.php Recurring anthology series, currently closed to submissions until ?
06/23/23
Colp (Gypsum Sound Tales) ANTHOLOGY SERIES1,0005,500All genres, themedYYY
$6.68AU$5.00 for < 2,500 words, AU$10 for longerNhttp://www.gypsumsoundtales.com/Colp.php Recurring anthology series, currently closed to submissions until ?
06/23/23
Trembling with Fear10015,000Horror, dark SF, and dark fantasy, themed and unthemedYYY
$5.00Can donate payment to support site. 100-word drabbles are unpaid.Yhttps://horrortree.com/submissions/Wordcount and reprint acceptability varies, prefers unthemed stories in 800-1,500 range, themed up to 2,500, may serialize longer. ANNUAL SUBMISSION THEMES: 12/1 – 1/25 Valentine, 2/1 – 7/31 Summer Holiday, 7/1 – 10/13 Halloween, 7/1 – 12/7 Christmas.
10/30/22
Timber Ghost Press Flash Fiction & Poetry01,000Horror fiction and poetryNNY
$5.00
Yhttps://www.timberghostpress.com/submissions.html

03/22/23
Tales from the Radiator (Strong Branch Productions) PODCAST02,000All weird fiction and speculative fictionYYY
$5.00
Yhttps://strongbranchproductions.com/tales-from-the-radiator/RIGHTS: non-exclusive audio rights, plus reprint rights.
08/21/22
StoSo Times and StoSo Ink 010,000Speculative fiction and poetryYYY
$5.00
Yhttps://ourstorysociety.com/submissions/

10/02/23
Space Squid7502,000Funny SF humor, weird, bizarro, fantasy, etc.YYY
$5.00
Yhttps://www.spacesquid.com/scifi-fantasy-mag/contributorguidelines/

03/12/23
Mirror Dance0
Fantasy, science fantasy, and dark fantasy fiction and poetryYNY
$5.00
Yhttp://www.mirrordancefantasy.com/2008/01/submissions.html < 5,000 words preferred.
02/01/23
Insignia’s Best Asian Speculative Fiction ANNUAL ANTHOLOGY – DEAD MARKET100,0000All speculative fiction set in Asia with an Asian main character, reprints onlyNNN
$5.00
Y


05/03/24
In the Bleak Midwinter (Diet Milk Magazine) ANNUAL CALL – DUE 10/1 – 10/3101,000Gothic micro fiction, flash fiction, and poetryNNY
$5.00$3 for micro fiction, $5 for flash fictionNhttps://www.dietmilkmag.com/submit

09/23/23
Hellbound Books’ Anthology of Flash Fiction ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY – DUE 8/30/2401,500Horror flash fictionNNY
$5.00
Nhttps://hellboundbookspublishing.com/subs-anthologies.html

04/29/24
Fantastic Other, The03,500Fantasy, science fiction, paranormal, and surrealYYN
$5.00
Nhttps://fantasticother.com/submissions/

01/31/24
Corvid Queen05,000Feminist fairy and folk tales, retellings, and pop culture stories.YNN
$5.00
Yhttps://corvidqueen.com/submit/Reprints only okay if original market is defunct.
10/11/22
Chrome Baby05,000Literary/dark SFNYN
$5.00
Nhttp://robindunn.com/chrome-submit.html

07/25/23
Carnage House5005,500Extreme horror and splatterpunkNNY
$5.00

http://www.carnagehouse.com/subs.php

04/29/24
Androids and Dragons5005,000All speculative fictionYYY
$5.00
Yhttps://androidsanddragons.substack.com/p/submissions

10/03/23
Dark Moments (Black Hare Press)100100Dark fiction drabbles, monthly themeNNY
$4.00
Nhttps://www.blackharepress.com/submissions/ONE-TIME MAY 2024 THEME: Jungle Terrors
05/03/24
Every Day Fiction01,000All flash fictionYYY
$3.00
Nhttp://www.everydayfiction.com/submit-story/

07/26/22
Small Wonders01,000Speculative flash fiction and poetryYYY
$0.10
Yhttps://smallwondersmag.com/submissions/ Up to 1,100 words for reprints. Has special reprint-only submission periods.
10/25/23
Wyldblood Press – Novels and Novellas20,000110,000Science fiction and fantasyYYN
$0.00Royalties onlyNhttps://wyldblood.com/submissions-2/

02/05/23
Wigleaf01,000Flash fiction and micro fiction, all genresYYY
$0.00
Yhttps://www.wigleaf.com/

02/01/23
Twelve House Books30,000
Weird novellas, novels, and story or poetry collectionsYYY
$0.00Pays royalties.
https://twelvehousebooks.wordpress.com/

10/01/22
Mirror World Publishing – Novellas25,000125,000Escapist genre fictionYYN
$0.0050% royaltiesYhttps://www.mirrorworldpublishing.com/submissions ANNUAL SUBMISSION PERIOD: 10/1 – 11/30
10/25/23
Hoot0150All genres, flash fiction and poetryYYY
$0.00Unclear if is still a paying market.Nhttp://www.hootreview.com/submissions/

09/29/22
FiftyWordStories.com5050Microfiction, all genresYYY
$0.00Best of the month gets CA$10Yhttp://fiftywordstories.com/submissions/SUBMISSION PERIOD: 1st – 15th each month
03/24/24
Tenebrous Press Novella and Novel Call20,000
New Weird horrorNNY

Pays “Modest advance + Industry standard royalties”Nhttps://tenebrouspress.com/submissions SUBMISSION PERIOD: open for pitches except for January
01/31/24
Split Scream Novelettes (Tenebrous Press) Series10,00020,000New Weird horrorNNY

Pays “Modest advance + Industry standard royalties”Nhttps://tenebrouspress.com/submissions

01/31/24
Pressfuls Novellas20,00030,000SF, fantasy, horror, and crime/mysteryYYY

Pays 35% royaltiesNhttps://pressfuls.com/about/

06/02/22
Nightfire (Tor/Forge’s Horror Imprint) 17,500
Horror novels and novellasNNY

Payment varies, but assume professional rates.Nhttps://nightfire.moksha.io/publication/nightfire/guidelines

07/26/22
House of Zolo’s Journal of Speculative Literature, The05,000SF and poetry, themedNYN

Pays CAD$50-CAD$75. Website does not list payment when there is not an open call.Yhttps://houseofzolo.com/submit-to-hoz/

04/10/23
Future Fiction2,50087,500Near-future hard SFNYN

Unknown payment.Yhttps://www.futurefiction.org/proposte-editoriali/?lang=enWorks accepted in 13+ different languages and published in translation to Italian and German. Reprints ONLY.
07/25/22

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