Clarkesworld Guidelines Information

Clarkesworld Publisher: Wyrm Publishing

Established: October 2006

Frequency: monthly

Accepts Email Submissions: no

Website URL:

Twitter: @clarkesworld

Description: Clarkesworld is an award-winning science fiction and fantasy magazine that publishes short stories, interviews, articles and audio fiction.

Editor(s): Neil Clarke, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief

Needs: Fantasy and science fiction stories as well as relevant nonfiction articles.

Length: 1000-22000 words for fiction

Payment: 10¢ per word for the first 7000 words, 8¢ for each word over 7000

Tips: See the guidelines for a long list of likely hard sells, such as zombies, easy FTL travel and talking cats. Query first on nonfiction.

The editors say, "Science fiction need not be 'hard' SF, but rigor is appreciated. Fantasy can be folkloric, contemporary, surreal, etc."

How to Submit: Online submissions system. Do not email or mail your submissions. Simultaneous submissions are not accepted.

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This listing was last reviewed and/or updated on 2019-08-12

Image Credit: Wyrm

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