Writer Markets

Writer Markets for Genre Fiction

(Last Updated: October 4, 2022)

If you would like your publication added to this list, please send me the necessary information via our Contact page. Note that I only list markets that offer payment of some sort and do not charge reading fees. If you see a market here that is closed or otherwise incorrectly listed, please let me know. Markets listed here are for informational purposes and are not endorsed by Redwood Press.

CLOSING SOON

Halloween Microfictions. Closing Date: October 15, 2022. Payment: $10/under 1000 words, $10/1000 – 1500 words. Circlet Press Website. Reprints: No. Genre: Literary Erotica. (Horror is also welcome but must be “erotic and character-driven.”)

Under the Stairs (“An Anthology of Homebound Horror”). Closing Date: October 31, 2022. Payment: $0.03/word, Length: < 3000 words. Website. Simultaneous Submissions: Yes. Reprints: No. Genre: Horror (“Strictly human horrors.”)

Full Moon Chronicles (Ezine). Closing Date (current window): October 31, 2022. Payment: $10.00/story, $5.00/poem, $2.50/cartoon or comic strip. Length: Flash Fiction: 1000 words or less, Short Stories: 2500 – 4500 words, Poetry: One page or less. Howling Wolf Press Website. Simultaneous Submissions: Yes. Reprints: No. Genre: Horror and Fantasy (see website for more information).

MORE MARKETS

The World Belongs to Us (An Anthology of Horror Stories About Bugs). Closing Date: November 30, 2022. Payment: $0.05/word & paperback contributor’s copy. Length: 500 – 5000 words. From Beyond Press Website. Simultaneous Submissions: Yes. Reprints: Maybe. Genre: “Horror stories about bugs.”

Book Worms (Mail Order-Only Magazine). Closing Date: December 1, 2022. Payment: $0.08/word, Length: 500 – 3000 words. Website. Simultaneous Submissions: Yes. Reprints: No. Genre: Horror (all sub-genres but no romance or erotica). Also looking for original artwork.

Empire of Beasts (Anthology). Closing Date: December 1, 2022. Payment: $40 (flat rate), Length: 3000 – 9000 words. Lost Boys Press Guidelines. Simultaneous Submissions: Yes. Reprints: No. Genre: All genres–looking for “stories about entirely new societies and cultures populated by anthropomorphized creatures.”

Solar Flare (Anthology). Closing Date: December 31, 2022. Payment: $0.08/word plus royalties, Length: Up to 7500 words. Guidelines. Simultaneous Submissions: No. Reprints: No. Genre: Science Fiction (“solar punk“).

NO CLOSING DATE (ON-GOING)

Grendel Press (Various Anthologies). Closing Date: None Listed. Payment: $0.05/word, Length: 3000 – 7000 words. Website. Simultaneous Submissions: Yes. Reprints: No. Genre: Horror, Dark Fantasy, and Dark Romance.