SFWA Market Report – April 2023

Welcome to the April edition of the SFWA Market Report.

Please note: Inclusion of any venue in this report does not indicate an official endorsement by SFWA. Those included on this list pay at least $0.08/word in at least one category of fiction. This compilation is not exhaustive of all publication opportunities that pay our recommended minimum professional rate. Additionally, SFWA adheres to our DEI Policy when making selections for this report. We strongly encourage writers to closely review all contracts and consult our resources on best contract practices.

New Markets

Impossible Worlds
The Off-Season: An Anthology of Coastal New Weird (Upcoming)

Markets Currently Open for Submissions

Analog Science Fiction & Fact
Apex Magazine
Asimov’s Science Fiction
Assemble Artifacts Magazine
Beneath Ceaseless Skies
Cast of Wonders (Recently Opened)
Clarkesworld Magazine (Recently Opened)
Escape Pod
Factor Four Magazine
Fantasy & Science Fiction (F&SF)
Fantasy Magazine (Recently Opened)
Flame Tree Fiction Newsletter
Habitats Magazine
Infinite Horrors
Infinite Worlds
Islandia Journal
Issues in Earth Science
khoréo magazine (khoreo) (Recently Opened)
Lightspeed (Recently Opened)
Little Blue Marble
midnight & indigo
Nature: Futures
PseudoPod (Recently Opened)
riddlebird (Recently Opened)
Robotic Ambitions (Recently Opened)
Small Wonders (Recently Opened)
The Big Issue (Recently Opened)
The Deadlands
Uncharted Magazine

Markets Recently Closed for Submissions

Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores
Metastellar (Originals)

Other Opportunities

If There’s Anyone Left Micro-Fiction Contest

Upcoming Market Changes

Cast of Wonders‘s “Banned Books Week” theme ends soon.
Cast of Wonders‘s Limited demographic submission window: young authors begins and ends soon.
Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores‘s Submission Window begins and ends soon.
If There’s Anyone Left Micro-Fiction Contest‘s Submission Window ends soon.
khoréo magazine (khoreo)‘s Submission Window ends soon.
Lightspeed‘s General science fiction, short fiction ends soon.
Lightspeed‘s BIPOC-only fantasy, short fiction begins and ends soon.
Lightspeed‘s General fantasy, short fiction begins soon.
Robotic Ambitions‘s Limited Demographic Submission Window: marginalized writers ends soon.
Strange Horizons opens soon.

The SFWA Market Report is compiled by David Steffen, editor of Diabolical Plots and The Long List Anthology series, and administrator and co-founder of the Submission Grinder. You can support Diabolical Plots and the Submission Grinder on PayPal or Patreon or buy books from Diabolical Plots