Strange Horizons Guidelines Information

Established: 2000

Frequency: weekly

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Twitter: @strangehorizons

Description: Strange Horizons is a weekly magazine of and about speculative fiction. Strange Horizons says its definition of speculative fiction includes "science fiction, fantasy, horror, slipstream, and all other flavors of fantastika."

Editor(s): Jane Crowley, Kate Dollarhyde

Needs: Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, art and more. Each department has separate submissions guidelines.

Length: Up to 10,000 words for fiction (under 5000 preferred).

Payment: Strange Horizons pays 8ยข/word for fiction with a minimum payment of $60. They pay $40 per poem. See the guidelines for additional payment information for other content.

Tips: Strange Horizons has detailed guidelines for each type of content they are looking for - six separate guidelines - so be sure to read them and follow them. They don't accept simultaneous submissions in fiction or poetry.

How to Submit: The publication uses the Moksha submissions system for submitting your work.

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This listing was last reviewed and/or updated on 2018-03-23

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