Submission call: New Myths Publishing wants sci-fi and fantasy shorts stories and poetry Submissions open Jan. 1–Feb. 28, pays 1.5¢/word

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

Submission Call: The First Line accepting submissions for spring issue Due Feb. 1, pays $25–$50

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The First Line is accepting submissions for its Spring issue. In celebration of its twentieth anniversary, it’s giving authors the option to choose from first lines that appeared in earlier issues of the magazine. Due Feb. 1, pays $25–$50. … Read more

Submission call: Smokelong Quarterly wants flash fiction in multiple genres Submit anytime, pays $25/story

SmokeLong Quarterly wants flash fiction in multiple genres. Submit anytime; pays $25/story … Read more

Submission call: Wizards in Space wants short stories, essays, poetry, art, and comics for upcoming issue Due January 15, 2019, pays $30

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

Submission call: Liquid Imagination wants speculative fiction & poetry for February issue Due around Jan. 1, pays $8–$10 dollars for short stories or poems and $3–$5 for flash

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

Submission call: Nature Futures wants very short sci-fi stories Pays £85 or US$130, no deadline

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Nature, the international science magazine, wants science fiction shorts for its speculative fiction column Futures.
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Submission call: The Arcanist wants sci fi and fantasy flash fiction. Pays $50/story, no deadline.

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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Submission Call: Enchanted Conversation wants flash fairy tales Submit anytime; pays $5 for up to 500 words

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

Submission Call: Opossum seeks music-driven fiction & poetry, pays $12/page | No deadline

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Opossum, a semiannual literary magazine of works “animated by music,” seeks poetry, fiction, and nonfiction that is “pulsing with beats, haunted by melodies.” Past issues have included stories inspired by the Oslo death metal scene and the likes of Bob Dylan, James Brown, and Freddie Mercury. They pay at least $12/page, with minimums of $100 for short stories and essays and $75 for poetry and flash fiction. … Read more