SPeculative Poetry Markets

Market Lists | Paying Markets | Non-Paying Markets | Presses

Listings are for venues specifically receptive toward SF poetry.
Note that many if not most mainstream journals welcome speulative-themed work.

Speculative Market Lists

Duotrope's Digest duotrope.com
Paid subscription sortable database of current markets plus response times and statistics.
SF markets guide.

Paying Markets for SF Poetry

Abyss & Apex
Pays $5. Poems of any length.
Ad Astra
Pays selected contributors $20 minimum.
Pays 6–8¢/word. Rarely accepts poetry.
Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine
Pays A$10. Poems up to two pages.
Apex Magazine
Pays 25¢ per line; 200 lines max.
Asimov's Science Fiction
Pays $1 per line. Poems up to 40 lines.
Bête Noire
$10 US flat for each accepted work plus a PDF version of the issue.
Big Pulp
Pays $5 per poem. Submit up to 3 poems, 50 lines total.
$4/poem, $2 reprints. Vampire/werewolf/shapeshifter.
Bull Spec
$5 minimum for new poems; $1 minimum for reprints.
Chrome Baby
Devilfish Review
Disturbed Digest
$4/poem, $2 reprints. 12–100 lines, dark fantasy/horror.
Dreams and Nightmares
Pays $12. Poems up to two single-spaced pages.
Enchanted Conversation
$25 Amazon certificate. Must be a follower.
2 cents per word for original poems [min. $3]. 1 cent per word for reprints. $1.00 for scifaiku and related forms. Featured poets will be paid a flat $15.
Eternal Haunted Summer
Pays $5. Mythic and Pagan only.
FrostFire Worlds
$3/poem, $2 reprints. Poems for younger readers, 12–100 lines.
The Future Fire
Pays $10 per poem.
Neo-noir speculative, $15-25/poem.
Goblin Fruit
Pays $5 for new poems, $2.50 for solicited reprints. No length limit specified.
Grievous Angel
$50 per poem. CURRENTLY CLOSED.
Heroic Fantasy Quarterly
Pays $25. Editor David Farney says, "We prefer the longer stuff."
Pays 2¢/word for new poems, 1¢/word for reprints. Prefers no longer than 100 lines.
$3 per poem, 10 lines or less.
Interfictions: A Journal of Interstitial Arts
Genre-crossing and experimental poetry. $20/poem.
The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts
$50 for triptychs.
Typically pays $5 per piece.
Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet
Postal subs only, $5 per poem.
Lakeside Circus
1¢/word, min. $10.
Leading Edge
Variable rate.
Ligature Works
$25 for poems
Liminal Stories
Pays $50 per poem.
$10 for poems.
Liquid Imagination
$8 for poems, +$2 via PayPal.
The Journal of Southeast Asian Speculative Fiction. $10 SGD per poem.
Lorelei Signal
Pays $2. No length limit specified.
The Magazine of Speculative Poetry
Pays 3¢ per word, $7 minimum, $25 maximum. Poems up to three pages.
The Martian Wave
Pays $5. Poems must revolve around the colonization and exploration of space.
Midnight Echo
$15 for up to 50 lines, and $25 for poems up to 100 lines.
Mithila Review
$10 per poem
Mythic Delirium
Pays $5. No length limit specified.
Neo-opsis Science Fiction Magazine
Pays 2.5¢ per word to a maximum of C$125. No length limit specified.
New Fables
$20 per poem. “… use anthropomorphic animal characters to tell basic human stories.”
New Myths
$20/poem. No length specified.
NonBinary Review
Themed issues. $10 per poem
Not One of Us
Pays $5 per poem. Prefers 40 lines or less.
On Spec
Pays C$50. Poems of 4–100 lines.
Outlook Springs
Pays $10. "tinged with the strange"
Outposts of Beyond
$4/poem, $2 reprints. Poems 12–100 lines.
Paper Crow
$5 minimum per poem.
The Pedestal Magazine
Pays $40. Poems of any length.
Oueer/women/genre. Pays $5 per poem.
Polu Texni
Pays $20 per poem.
Pays $20/page for poems.
Scheherezade's Bequest
Themes; $15 per poem.
Pays $1–2, $10 for featured poet. Scifaiku, haibun, senryu, and tanka only.
Shock Totem
5¢ per word.
Silver Blade
$8 per poem.
Horror and fantasy to 60 lines; 25¢ per line.
Songs of Eretz Poetry E-zine
Pays $20 per poem; $5 reprints.
Sorcerous Signals
Pays $2 per poem. No length limit specified.
Space and Time
$5 per poem.
3¢/word rounded to next dollar, minimum $3.
Stone Telling
$5 per poem; $20 for over 120 lines.
Strange Horizons
Pays $20. Prefers poems under 100 lines.
Strong Verse
Pays $10. Poems of any length. WARNING: rarely responds.
Sub-saharan Magazine: The Nigerian Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
For authors located outside of Nigeria, pays 1¢/word≤1000 words, $10 flat>1K words, and $5/<500 words.
Tales of the Talisman
Tales of the Unanticipated
Check sub windows.
Through the Gate
Trysts of Fate
$4/poem, $2 reprints. Paranormal romance
Twisted Moon
$10/poem. Erotic speculative poetry.

Non-Paying Markets for Speculative Poetry

Altered Reality
Atlantean Publishing
Various ’zines.
Bewildering Stories
Black Petals
Faerie Magazine
Fairy Tale Review
Far Horizons
Farther Stars than These
Subscribers only may submit.
Fever Dreams
Gingerbread House
The Golden Key
Themed issues.
Sometimes publishes narrative poems.
International Speculative Fiction
Mirror Dance
Themed issues.
Mystic Nebula
Themed issues.
Pavor Nocturnus
Phantom Kangaroo
Planet Magazine
Shoreline of Infinity
Songs of Eretz Poetry Review
Spectral Realms
Print; weird poetry. Submit to editor at stjoshi45@hotmail.com
50 lines max. Suitable for kids.
The Syzygy Poetry Journal
Unspoken Water
Gothic poetry
Veil: Journal of Darker Musings

Speculative Poetry Presses

Aqueduct Press
Cemetery Dance Publications
Creative Guy Publishing
Dark Regions Press
Dark Renaissance Books
Dastardly Books
Elektrik Milk Bath Press
Gromagon Press
Hilltop Press
Hippocampus Press
Mayapple Press
$10 reading fee.
A Midsummer Night's Press
NightBallet Press
Nomadic Delirium Press
Popcorn Press
P’rea Press
Raven Electrick Ink
Raw Dog Screaming Press
Upper Rubber Boot Books
vanZeno Press

Market information compiled on behalf of SFPA. Send updates and additions to sfpaweb@sfpoetry.com.
Please refer directly to each market's complete guidelines before submitting.

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