SFWA Market Report For January/February

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

New Markets

It Gets Even Better
Mermaids Monthly
Mike Resnick Memorial Award for Short Fiction
Out There: Into the Queer New Yonder
Upon a Twice Time

Currently Open

1986 Anthology
Al Blanchard Award(Recently Opened)
Analog Science Fiction & Fact
Apex Magazine(Recently Opened)
Asimov’s Science Fiction
Beneath Ceaseless Skies
Clarkesworld Magazine
Cloud Lake Literary
Cossmass Infinities(Recently Opened)
Daily Science Fiction(Recently Opened)
Deep Magic(Recently Opened)
Escape Pod
Fantasy & Science Fiction (F&SF)(Recently Opened)
Fantasy Magazine(Recently Opened)
Fireside(Recently Opened)
Flame Tree Fiction Newsletter
Flash Fiction Online(Recently Opened)
Issues in Earth Science
Kit Sora Flash Fiction / Flash Photography Contest
Lightspeed(Recently Opened)
Little Blue Marble
Nature: Futures
The Arcanist

Recently Closed

Baffling Magazine
Cast of Wonders
Constelación Magazine (Constellation)
Constellary Tales(Permanent)
Departure Mirror
Diabolical Plots
El Chapo Review(Permanent)
Jim Baen Memorial Short Story Award
khoréo magazine (khoreo)
Strange Horizons
The Modern Deity’s Guide to Surviving Humanity(Permanent)
When Worlds Collide(Permanent)

Upcoming Market Changes

1986 Anthology permanently closes soon.
Cossmass Infinities‘s Limited Demographic Submission Window: Black, Asian, Latin, LGBTQ+ and other under-represented authors begins and ends soon.
Cossmass Infinities‘s Submission Window ends soon.
Dominion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction from Africa and the African Diaspora Anthology Series‘s Submission Window begins soon.
Escape Pod‘s Limited Demographic Submission Window (in parallel with open submissions): authors of the African diaspora and the African continent begins soon.
Fantasy Magazine‘s Submission Window ends soon.
Fantasy Magazine‘s Submission Window begins and ends soon.
Fireside‘s Submission Window ends soon.
FIYAH‘s “Sound and Color” Theme begins soon.
Flash Fiction Online‘s Submission Window ends soon.
Flash Fiction Online‘s Submission Window begins soon.
It Gets Even Better permanently closes soon.
Lightspeed‘s “Science Fiction” Theme begins and ends soon.
Lightspeed‘s Limited Demographic Submission Window: BIPOC authors for “Fantasy” Theme begins and ends soon.
Lightspeed‘s “Fantasy” Theme begins soon.
Lightspeed‘s Limited Demographic Submission Window: BIPOC authors for “Science Fiction” Theme ends soon.
Out There: Into the Queer New Yonder‘s Submission Window ends soon.
PodCastle‘s Submission Window begins soon.
PseudoPod‘s Submission Window Reprints that originally appeared in 2021 Anthologies and Collections begins soon.
The Wild Hunt Anthology‘s Submission Window ends soon.
Upon a Twice Time‘s Submission Window ends 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.  See the annual Award Eligibility post here!  And see the first Universal Transitive Headcanon (UTH) article explaining how the story of Gandalf and Magneto relate to the story of the musical CATS!  You can support Diabolical Plots and the Submission Grinder on PayPal or Patreon or buy books from Diabolical Plots