SFWA Market Report For April

Welcome to the April 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

Africa Risen
Blood Knife
The Needle Drops… Anthology Series

Currently Open

Al Blanchard Award
Analog Science Fiction & Fact
Apex Magazine
Asimov’s Science Fiction
Beneath Ceaseless Skies
Clarkesworld Magazine
Cloud Lake Literary
Cossmass Infinities(Recently Opened)
Daily Science Fiction
Darkness Blooms
Deep Magic
Departure Mirror(Recently Opened)
Escape Pod(Recently Opened)
Fantasy & Science Fiction (F&SF)
Flame Tree Fiction Newsletter
Flash Fiction Online(Recently Opened)
Future Science Fiction Digest
Issues in Earth Science
khoréo magazine (khoreo)(Recently Opened)
Kit Sora Flash Fiction / Flash Photography Contest
Little Blue Marble
Mike Resnick Memorial Award for Short Fiction
Nature: Futures
Orion’s Belt
Strange Horizons
Uncanny(Recently Opened)

Recently Closed

Cast of Wonders
Constelación Magazine (Constellation)
Fantasy Magazine
Happy Hellidays(Permanent)
Nightmare Magazine
Podcastle Flash Fiction Contest
Rigor Morbid Anthology Series(Permanent)
The Arcanist

Upcoming Market Changes

Al Blanchard Award‘s Submission Window ends soon.
Cast of Wonders‘s “Seasonal Holiday/Special Events” Theme begins soon.
Cossmass Infinities‘s Limited Demographic Submission Window: Black, Asian, Latin, LGBTQ+ and other under-represented authors begins soon.
Cossmass Infinities‘s Submission Window ends soon.
Departure Mirror‘s Submission Window ends soon.
Fantasy Magazine‘s Submission Window ends soon.
Fantasy Magazine‘s Submission Window begins soon.
FIYAH‘s “Sound and Color” Theme ends soon.
Flash Fiction Online‘s Submission Window ends soon.
Flash Fiction Online‘s Submission Window begins soon.
khoréo magazine (khoreo)‘s Submission Window ends soon.
Mike Resnick Memorial Award for Short Fiction‘s Submission Window ends soon.
The Needle Drops… Anthology Series temporarily closes soon.
Uncanny‘s Novella-Only 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.  Diabolical Plots published “Open House On Haunted Hill” by John Wiswell which is currently a finalist in both the Nebula Award and the Hugo Award.  You can support Diabolical Plots and the Submission Grinder on PayPal or Patreon or buy books from Diabolical Plots