SFWA Market Report For September

Welcome to the September edition of the SFWA Market Report.* Please note: Inclusion of any market in the report below does not indicate an official endorsement by SFWA.

Note that SFWA’s new minimum professional payment rate for short fiction of 8 cents/word went into effect on September 1st.  This is also the first market report to use the updated pay rate as well.

New Markets


Currently Open

Analog Science Fiction & Fact
Asimov’s Science Fiction
Beneath Ceaseless Skies
Clarkesworld Magazine
Daily Science Fiction
Dreamers & Makers 
Factor Four Magazine
Fantasy & Science Fiction (F&SF)
Flash Fiction Online
Future Science Fiction Digest
Kit Sora Flash Fiction / Flash Photography Contest
Nature: Futures
Strange Horizons
The Kid’s Ark
Thrilling Words

Recently Closed

A Dying Planet(Permanent)
El Chapo Review
PseudoPod Flash Fiction Contest

Upcoming Market Changes

Augur temporarily closes soon.


The SFWA Market Report is compiled by David Steffen, editor of Diabolical Plots and administrator and co-founder of the Submission Grinder, and editor of The Long List Anthology series.  The Kickstarter campaign for the next Long List Anthology is running now; check it out!  And, the final selections have been made for the year six of Diabolical Plots–see them hereYou can support Diabolical Plots and the Submission Grinder on PayPal or Patreon.