Welcome to the May 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 USD 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.
Markets Currently Open for Submissions
Analog Science Fiction & Fact
Asimov’s Science Fiction (Recently Opened)
Assemble Artifacts Magazine
Beneath Ceaseless Skies
Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores (Recently Opened)
Factor Four Magazine
Fantasy & Science Fiction (F&SF)
Flame Tree Fiction Newsletter
Issues in Earth Science
Lightspeed (Recently Opened)
Little Blue Marble
midnight & indigo
Old Moon (Recently Opened)
Solarpunk Magazine (Recently Opened)
The Big Issue
Markets Recently Closed for Submissions
Upcoming Market Changes
Cast of Wonders‘s “Banned Books Week” Theme begins and ends soon.
Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores‘s Submission Window ends soon.
Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores‘s Submission Window begins and ends soon.
Escape Pod‘s Submission Window ends soon.
FIYAH‘s “Belonging” Theme (in collaboration with the Othering and Belonging Institute (OBI) at UC Berkeley) begins soon.
Lightspeed‘s General fantasy, short fiction ends soon.
Lightspeed‘s BIPOC-only science fiction, flash fiction begins and ends soon.
Lightspeed‘s General science fiction, flash fiction begins soon.
Old Moon‘s Submission Window ends soon.
Solarpunk Magazine‘s Submission Window ends soon.
The Big Issue‘s Submission window ends 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.