SF 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.

SF Market Lists

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

Ralan
SF markets guide.


Paying Markets for SF Poetry

Abyss & Apex
Pays $5. Poems of any length.
Ad Astra
Pays selected contributors $20 minimum.
Analog
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.
Bloodbond
$4/poem, $2 reprints. Vampire/werewolf/shapeshifter.
Bull Spec
$5 minimum for new poems; $1 minimum for reprints.
Dark Metre
Pays £2.50; accepts reprints.
Devilfish Review
$5/poem.
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.
Enlighten
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.
The Fifth Di ...
Pays $5. No length limit specified.
FrostFire Worlds
$3/poem, $2 reprints. Poems for younger readers, 12–100 lines.
Goblin Fruit
Pays $5 for new poems, $2.50 for solicited reprints. No length limit specified.
Grievous Angel
$1/line.
Heliotrope
$50 per poem. CURRENTLY CLOSED.
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Heroic Fantasy Quarterly
Pays $25. Editor David Farney says, "We prefer the longer stuff."
Ideomancer
Pays $6. "Just don’t send epic-length sagas that run to pages and pages."
Illumen
Pays 2¢/word for new poems, 1¢/word for reprints. Prefers no longer than 100 lines.
Inkscrawl
$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.
Kaleidotrope
Typically pays $5 per piece.
Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet
"We do not pay much."
Lakeside Circus
1¢/word, min. $10.
Leading Edge
$10 for poems. 4–6 months response time.
Liquid Imagination
$8 for poems, +$2 via PayPal.
Lontar
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.
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
Pays $20 per poem. No length specified.
Niteblade
Pays $5 per poem plus ad-free PDF of issue.
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Not One of Us
Pays $5 per poem. Prefers 40 lines or less.
On Spec
Pays C$50. Poems of 4–100 lines.
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.
Polu Texni
Pays $20 per poem.
Scheherezade's Bequest
Themes; $15 per poem.
Scifaikuest
Pays $1–2, $10 for featured poet. Scifaiku, haibun, senryu, and tanka only.
Shock Totem
5¢ per word.
Silver Blade
$8 per poem.
Songs of Eretz Poetry E-zine
Pays $20 per poem; $5 reprints. $1 per poem fee, $3 minimum; includes critique if desired.
Sorcerous Signals
Pays $2 per poem. No length limit specified.
Space and Time
$5 per poem.
Star*Line
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.
Sybil's Garage
Pays $15. 50 lines or fewer. CURRENTLY CLOSED.
Tales of the Talisman
Pays $4 per poem. Poems up to 50 lines. Reading periods begin January 1 and July 1.
Tales of the Unanticipated
Open through 3/31/14.
Through the Gate
Pays $5.
Trysts of Fate
$4/poem, $2 reprints. Paranormal romance
Weird Tales
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Non-Paying Markets for SF Poetry

Aphelion
Atlantean Publishing
Various ’zines.
Bewildering Stories
Black Petals
Devilfish Review
Fairy Tale Review
Farther Stars than These
FemSpec
Subscribers only may submit.
Fever Dreams
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The Golden Key
Themed issues.
Hogglepot
Sometimes publishes narrative poems.
International Speculative Fiction
Mirror Dance
Themed issues.
Mystic Nebula
Themed issues.
Pavor Nocturnus
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Planet Magazine
Slippage
Songs of Eretz Poetry Review
Spectral Realms
Print; weird poetry. Submit to editor at stjoshi45@hotmail.com
Static Movement
Tigershark
Unspoken Water
Veil: Journal of Darker Musings
Versus Literary Journal


SF Poetry Presses

Aqueduct Press
Cemetery Dance Publications
Creative Guy Publishing
Dark Regions Press
Dark Renaissance Books
Dastardly Books
Elektrik Milk Bath Press
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Gromagon Press
Hilltop Press
Mayapple Press
$10 reading fee.
A Midsummer Night's Press
NightBallet Press
Nomadic Delirium Press
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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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