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Beneath Ceaseless Skies

Online magazine for Fiction, Short Fiction,

Beneath Ceaseless Skies publishes “literary adventure fantasy”: stories with a secondary-world setting and some fantasy feel, but written with a literary approach.


🌍 Territory: USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 24 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Lightspeed Magazine

Online magazine for Art, Fiction, Short Fiction, Translations,

Lightspeed is a digital science fiction and fantasy magazine. In its pages, you will find science fiction: from near-future, sociological soft SF, to far-future, star-spanning hard SF—and fantasy: from epic fantasy, sword-and-sorcery, and contemporary urban tales, to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folktales.


🌍 Territory: USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 12 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

Print magazine for Art, Fiction, Short Fiction,

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, founded in 1949, is the award-winning SF magazine which is the original publisher of SF classics like Stephen King's "Dark Tower", Daniel Keyes's "Flowers for Algernon", and Walter M. Miller's "A Canticle for Leibowitz."


🌍 Territory: USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 6 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


On Spec

Print & Online magazine for Art, Fiction, Poetry, Short Fiction,

On Spec adheres to a strong mandate that has served us well over the years. We discover and showcase quality works by predominantly Canadian writers and artists, in the genre we call “Fantastic” literature. We foster the growth of emerging writers in this genre, by offering support and direction through constructive criticism, education, mentoring, and manuscript development.


🌍 Territory: CA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Uncanny Magazine

Online magazine for Art, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Short Fiction,

Uncanny Magazine is an online Science Fiction and Fantasy magazine featuring passionate SF/F fiction and poetry, gorgeous prose, provocative nonfiction, and a deep investment in the diverse SF/F culture. Each issue contains intricate, experimental stories and poems with verve and imagination that elicit strong emotions and challenge beliefs, from writers of every conceivable background.


🌍 Territory: USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 6 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine

Print & Online magazine for Fiction, Short Fiction,

For over sixty years, Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine has been one of the foremost publishers of mystery, crime, and suspense short stories, offering mystery fiction of the broadest range and the highest quality.


🌍 Territory: USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 6 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

Print & Online magazine for Fiction, Short Fiction,

Featuring the world’s most celebrated crime writers alongside brilliant new voices. Cutting-edge content includes suspense thrillers, whodunits, and noir, reviews, and an editor’s blog. Join us … if you dare!


🌍 Territory: USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 6 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Analog Science Fiction and Fact

Print & Online magazine for Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Short Fiction,

Analog Science Fiction and Fact Magazine continues to bring together celebrated authors, new talent, and award-winning stories, poems, and articles, as it has since its launch in 1930. Originally published as Astounding Stories of Science Fiction, Analog remains the unparalleled literary magazine in the genre, and rewards readers with realistic stories that reflect both the highest standards of scientific accuracy and the far reaches of the imagination, as well as lively articles about current research on the cutting edge of science.


🌍 Territory: USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 6 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Asimov's Science Fiction

Print & Online magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Short Fiction,

From its earliest days in 1977 under the editorial direction of Isaac Asimov, Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine has maintained the tradition of publishing the best stories, unsurpassed in modern science fiction, from award-winning authors and first-time writers alike.


🌍 Territory: USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 6 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Clarkesworld

Print & Online magazine for Art, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Short Fiction,

Clarkesworld is a monthly science fiction and fantasy magazine first published in October 2006. Each issue contains interviews, thought-provoking articles, two reprints, and at least four or five works of original fiction. Our fiction is also available in ebook editions/subscriptions, audio podcasts, print issues, and in our annual print/ebook anthologies.


🌍 Territory: USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 12 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


The Dark Sire

Print & Online magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Art,

The Dark Sire is an online magazine for short fiction, poetry, and art in the subgenres of Fantasy, Gothic, Horror & Psychological Realism


🌍 Territory: USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Hayden's Ferry Review

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Short Fiction,

Hayden’s Ferry Review looks for well-crafted work that takes risks, challenges readers, and engages us emotionally and artistically. A small portion of our publication is solicited from established authors, while the majority of our contributors are chosen from the thousands of manuscripts we receive each year.


🌍 Territory: USA 💰 Submission fee: $3 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Harvard Review

Print & Online magazine for Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Short Fiction,

Harvard Review publishes short fiction, poetry, essays, and book reviews. Writers at all stages of their careers are invited to apply; however, we can only publish a very small fraction of the material we receive. We recommend that you familiarize yourself with Harvard Review before you submit your work.


🌍 Territory: USA 💰 Submission fee: $3 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


North American Review

Print magazine for Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Short Fiction,

We like stories that start quickly and have a strong narrative arc. Poems that are passionate about subject, language, and image are welcome, whether they are traditional or experimental, whether in formal or free verse (closed or open form). We publish all forms of creative nonfiction, from personal narrative to lyric essay to immersive journalism; we appreciate when an essay moves beyond the personal to tell us something new about the world.


🌍 Territory: USA 💰 Submission fee: $3 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


n+1

Print & Online magazine for Fiction, Non-Fiction,

Our editorial mission is to encourage writers, new and established, to take themselves as seriously as possible — to write with as much energy and daring as possible, and to connect their own deepest concerns with the broader social and political environment; that is, to write, while it happens, a history of the present day. We welcome submissions from all writers. If you are considering sending work, please start by reading an issue or two. The best submission guidelines are those implied by the magazine itself.


🌍 Territory: USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 3 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


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