Speculative Poetry Markets

Market Lists | Paying Markets | Non-Paying Markets | Fee-to-Submit | 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.
The Submission Grinder
Free submission tracker & markets database.
  Horror Tree
Horror/spec markets guide.
  Ralan
SF markets guide.

Paying Markets for SF Poetry
Abyss & Apex
Pays $5.50. Poems of any length.
Analog
Pays 6–8¢/word. Rarely accepts poetry.
Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine
Pays AUD$10. 1 poem at a time.
Apparition Lit
Pays $30 per poem.
Asimov's Science Fiction
Pays $1 per line. Poems up to 40 lines.
Augur
Pays CAD$60 per poem.
Bleed Error
Pays CAD$10 per piece.
Breakroom Stories
Weird, audio only, $10 per piece.
Chrome Baby
Pays $5/bairn.
Constraint 280
Pays $2.80 for ≤ 280 characters.
Corvid Queen
Pays $5/poem.
Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores
Variable rate.
Curiouser Magazine
Payment only to AU authors.
The Deadlands
$50/poem.
The Dread Machine
$10 per poem.
Dreamforge
$25–$100 per poem.
Dreams and Nightmares
Pays $12. Poems up to two single-spaced pages.
Enchanted Conversation
Pays $10 per poem.
Eternal Haunted Summer
Pays $5. Mythic and Pagan only.
Fantasy & Science Fiction
8–12¢ per word.
Fantasy Magazine
Pays $40.
Fiyah
Pays $50. By and about Black people.
Frozen Wavelets
Pays $1 per line; 10 lines max.
The Future Fire
Pays $10 per poem.
Glittership
LGBTQ podcast; pays $10 per poem.
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Haven Speculative
$5 per short poem, $10 long.
Heroic Fantasy Quarterly
Pays $25. Editor David Farney says, "We prefer the longer stuff."
Hexagon
$5 per poem.
The House of Zolo's Journal of Speculative Literature
Illumen
Pays 2¢/word for new poems, 1¢/word for reprints. ≤ 100 lines.
The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts
Pays $50 for triptychs.
Kaleidotrope
Closed until 2021.
Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet
Postal subs only, $5 per poem.
Last Girls Club
Pays $10 per poem.
Leading Edge
Pays $5–$20 per poem.
Liquid Imagination
Pays $8 for poems, +$2 via PayPal.
MacroMicroCosm
Royalty payment.
The Magazine of Speculative Poetry
Pays 3¢ per word, $7 minimum, $25 maximum. Poems up to three pages.
Midnight Echo
Pays $20; Australasian writers only.
Mirror Dance
Fantasy poems; pays $5.
Mithila Review
Pays $10 per poem.
Neo-opsis Science Fiction Magazine
Pays 2.5¢ per word to a maximum of C$125. No length limit specified.
New Myths
Pays min. $30/poem. No length limit.
Night to Dawn
$2.50 per poem.
NonBinary Review
$10 per poem. Themed.
Not One of Us
Pays $5 per poem. 40 lines or fewer.
Octavos
Pays $1 per line. 8 lines or fewer.
On Spec
Pays C$100. Poems of 4–100 lines.
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Orion’s Belt
Pays 8¢/word.
Outlook Springs
Pays $10. "tinged with the strange"
ParABnormal
Pays $6 per poem.
Penumbric
Pays $10 per poem.
The Periodical, Forlorn
Pays $15 per poem.
Polar Borealis/Polar Starlight
Canadian authors only; pays $10 per poem.
Polu Texni
Pays $20 per poem.
Pulp Literature
Poetry $25–$50.
Pyre Magazine
Pays $10 per poems.
The Quiet Ones
Pays $25 per poems.
Radon Journal
Pays $10 per poem. $5 for reprints. 
Reckoning
Pays $25/page for poems.
Riddled with Arrows
Metafiction, ars poetica, and writing about writing only; pays $5–$25 per poem.
Scifaikuest
Pays $1–2, $10 for featured poet. Scifaiku, haibun, senryu, and tanka only.
Silver Blade
$10 per poem.
Solarpunk Magazine
Pays $40 per poem.
Space & Time
Pays $5 per poem.
Speculatief
Dutch-language, max $25.
Speculative City
Pays $20+. Themed.
Star*Line
Pays 3¢/word rounded to next dollar, minimum $3, max. $25.
Strange Horizons
Pays $40. Prefers poems under 100 lines.
Uncanny
Pays $30/poem. No line limit.
Utopia Science Fiction
$2 short, $10 long.
Weirdbook
5¢ per 1K words.

Non-Paying Markets for Speculative Poetry
AHF Magazine
Altered Reality
Aphelion
Astral Waters Review
Atlantean Publishing
Various ’zines.
Bewildering Stories
Black Petals
Bowery Gothic
The Chamber Magazine
Horror.
Cyäegha
Anyone interested in contributing to future issues should contact the editor, Graeme Phillips, at cyaegha@live.co.uk for further information.
The Dark Sire
Dissections
Eldritch Lake
Eldritch Science
National Fantasy Fan Federation fanzine; .rtf preferred to Editor, George Phillies: phillies@4liberty.net
Enchanted Living Magazine
The Fabulist
Fairy Tale Review
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Farther Stars than These
The Flying Saucer Poetry Review
Poetry & art about UFOs.
Ghostlight
Gingerbread House
Gramarye
horror senryu journal / @horrorsenryu
The Horror Zine
I Become the Beast
Independent Variable
Science poetry.
Jersey Devil Press
Ligeia
Lucent Dreaming
Luna Luna
Magic, witchcraft, and ritual.
Moon Park Review
Prose poems only.
New American Legends
Priestess & Hierophant
Prismatica
LGBTQ writers only.
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Rune Bear
Sage Woman
Mythic, pagan only. Themed.
The Sirens Call
Shoreline of Infinity
The Space Cadet Science Fiction Review
Spectral Realms
Print; weird poetry. Submit to editor at stjoshi45@hotmail.com
Speculative 66
66 words not including title.
Sponge
NZ, Pacific, Australian writers only.
The Starlight SciFaiku Review
Scifaiku & minimalist b+w line art.
Stinkwaves
50 lines max. Suitable for 13–17.
Sub-saharan Magazine
Poems ≤40 lines; "dark, speculative, and humorous."
Tales from the Moonlit Path
VAMPoetry
Gothic poetry

Fee-to-Submit Markets for Speculative Poetry
Bracken
Pays $30 for poems. $3 submissions fee.
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Pays $50. $3 submissions fee. Poems of any length.
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$5 per page; $3 submissions fee.

Speculative Poetry Presses
Aqueduct Press
Cemetery Dance Publications
Creative Guy Publishing
Dark Regions Press
Dastardly Books
Gromagon Press
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Hippocampus Press
Interstellar Flight Press
Mayapple Press
$10 reading fee.
A Midsummer Night's Press
NightBallet Press
Nomadic Delirium Press
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P’rea Press
Priestess & Hierophant Press
Raw Dog Screaming Press
Upper Rubber Boot Books
Vraeyda Literary
Weird House 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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