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.
  Ralan
SF markets guide.

Paying Markets for SF Poetry

Abyss & Apex
Pays $5.50. 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. 2 p max. Preference to subscribers.
Arsenika
1¢/word, $5 minimum.
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
Pays $4/poem, $2 reprints. Vampire/werewolf/shapeshifter.
Bracken
Pays $15 for poems.
Bull Spec
Pays $5 minimum for new poems; $1 min. for reprints.
Chrome Baby
Pays $5/bairn.
Devilfish Review
Pays $10/poem.
Disturbed Digest
Pays $4/poem, $2 reprints. 12–100 lines, dark fantasy/horror.
Dreams and Nightmares
Pays $12. Poems up to two single-spaced pages.
Enchanted Conversation
Pays $25 Amazon certificate. Must be a follower.
Enlighten
Pays 2¢/word for original poems [min. $3]. 1¢/word for reprints. $1.00 for scifaiku and related forms. Featured poets flat $15.
Eternal Haunted Summer
Pays $5. Mythic and Pagan only.
FrostFire Worlds
Pays $3/poem, $2 reprints. Poems for younger readers, 12–100 lines.
The Future Fire
Pays $10 per poem.
Glittership
LGBTQ podcast; pays $10 per poem.
Goblin Fruit
ON HIATUS.
The Golden Key
Themed issues. Pays $10 per poem.
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Grievous Angel
Pays $1/line.
Heroic Fantasy Quarterly
Pays $25. Editor David Farney says, "We prefer the longer stuff."
Illumen
Pays 2¢/word for new poems, 1¢/word for reprints. Prefers no longer than 100 lines.
Inkscrawl
Pays $3 per poem, 10 lines or less.
The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts
Pays $50 for triptychs.
Kaleidotrope
Typically pays $5 per piece.
Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet
Postal subs only, $5 per poem.
Leading Edge
Variable rate.
Ligature Works
Pays $25 for poems
Liminal Stories
Pays $50 per poem.
Liminality
Pays $10 for poems.
Liquid Imagination
Pays $8 for poems, +$2 via PayPal.
Lontar
The Journal of Southeast Asian Speculative Fiction. Pays $15 SGD per poem.
Lorelei Signal
Pays $3. 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.
Mirror Dance
Pays $5.
Mithila Review
Pays $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 Myths
Pays $20/poem. No length specified.
Night to Dawn
$2.50 per poem.
NonBinary Review
Themed issues. Pays $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"
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Outposts of Beyond
Pays $4/poem, $2 reprints. Poems 12–100 lines.
Pantheon Magazine
Pays $5 for poems. Pagan, mythic.
The Pedestal Magazine
Pays $40. Poems of any length.
Phantom Drift
$3 submissions fee.
Polu Texni
Pays $20 per poem.
Reckoning
Pays $20/page for poems.
Scheherezade's Bequest
ON HIATUS.
Scifaikuest
Pays $1–2, $10 for featured poet. Scifaiku, haibun, senryu, and tanka only.
Silver Blade
$10 per poem.
Skelos
Horror and fantasy to 60 lines;Pays 25¢ per line.
Songs of Eretz Poetry E-zine
Pays $5 per poem.
Space and Time
Pays $5 per poem.
Star*Line
Pays 3¢/word rounded to next dollar, minimum $3, max. $25.
Spirit’s Tincture
Pays $10/poem
Stone Telling
ON HIATUS.
Strange Horizons
Pays $40. 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
ON HIATUS.
Tales of the Unanticipated
Check sub windows.
Through the Gate
Pays $10/poem
Trysts of Fate
Pays $4/poem, $2 reprints. Paranormal romance
Twisted Moon
Pays $10/poem. Erotic speculative poetry.
Uncanny
Pays $30/poem. No line limit.
Wild Musette
Pays $15 per poem. Music, fantasy.
Zetetic
Pays $20 per poem.

Non-Paying Markets for Speculative Poetry

Alcyone
Altered Reality
Aphelion
Atlantean Publishing
Various ’zines.
Bewildering Stories
Black Petals
The Chamber Magazine
Horror.
Eldritch Science
National Fantasy Fan Federation fanzine; .rtf preferred to Editor, George Phillies: phillies@4liberty.net
The Fabulist
Faerie Magazine
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Fairy Tale Review
Far Horizons
Farther Stars than These
Ghostlight
March 1–June 1.
Gingerbread House
HelloHorror
Hogglepot
ON HIATUS.
Luna Luna
Feminism, occult.

Planet Magazine
Sage Woman
Mythic, pagan only. Themed.
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Scryptic
Magazine of Alternative Art. For dark work.

Shoreline of Infinity
Spectral Realms
Print; weird poetry. Submit to editor at stjoshi45@hotmail.com
Speculative 66
66 words not including title.
Stinkwaves
50 lines max. Suitable for 13–17.
The Syzygy Poetry Journal
VAMPoetry
Gothic poetry
Veil: Journal of Darker Musings


Speculative Poetry Presses

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