Literary magazine Cherry Tree: A National Literary Journal @ Washington College has an open submission period Aug 1 through October 1. They’re looking for original short stories, poems, and creative nonfiction that is “well-crafted ” and “not afraid to make us care.” They pay a $20 honorarium for First North American serial rights. … Read more
Apparition Lit wants speculative fiction and poetry on the theme of ambition for its April 2019 issue. Submit February 15-28. They pay 3¢/word for fiction and $15 per poem. … Read more
New Myths Publishing wants speculative short stories and poems for its quarterly issues and an upcoming anthology. Submissions open Jan. 1–Feb. 28, pays 1.5¢/word. … Read more
SmokeLong Quarterly wants flash fiction in multiple genres. Submit anytime; pays $25/story … Read more
Wizards in Space Literary Magazine invites submissions of short fiction, essays, poetry, and black & white visual stories in multiple genres for its fourth issue. The theme is “space and place.” Due Jan. 15, pays $30. … Read more
Speculative fiction magazine Liquid Imagination wants fantasy, horror, and sci fi short stories and poetry for its February 2019 issue. They’ll close submissions about a month before releasing the issue. They pay $8–$10 dollars for short stories or poems and $3–$5 for flash. … Read more
Nature, the international science magazine, wants science fiction shorts for its speculative fiction column Futures.
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The Arcanist wants sci-fi and fantasy flash fiction for its online fiction magazine hosted on the website Medium. Pays $50/story, no deadline.
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Gumshoe Review is always looking for complete mysteries in a flash fiction format of 1,000 words or less. They pay 5¢/word. … Read more
Enchanted Conversation: A Fairy Tale Magazine wants fairy tales of 100-500 words for its new flash fiction feature. Payment is $5 per story; submit anytime. … Read more