Writer Markets

Writer Markets for Genre Fiction

(Last Updated: September 29, 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.


Halloween Microfictions (Circlet Press). Closing Date: October 15, 2022. Payment: $10/under 1000 words, $10/1000 – 1500 words. Website: https://www.circlet.com/. 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: https://www.underthestairsmag.com/. 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. Website: http://www.howlingwolfpress.com/. Simultaneous Submissions: Yes. Reprints: No. Genre: Horror and Fantasy (see website for more information).

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. Website: www.frombeyondpress.com. 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: https://rsaintclaire.com/. Reprints: No. Genre: Horror (all sub-genres but no romance or erotica). Also looking for original artwork.

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