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Submission Guidelines: Iowa Review

Iowa Review

The Iowa Review, run by the writing and literature departments at the University of Iowa publishes three times a year.

Contest submissions are accepted in January, all other submissions from September through November.

The Iowa Review accepts simultaneous submissions.

Submissions are accepted online for a fee or through snail mail.

Response time is one to four months.

Iowa Review pays eight cents per word, one hundred dollars minimum

Submission Guidelines: River Styx

River Styx

River Styx has been around since the 70’s and publishes three times a year, one of which is themed.

They accept snail mail submissions from May 1 to November 30.

River Styx accepts simultaneous submissions, but not multiple.

They ask for three to five months response time.

River Styx pays a one year subscription, two contributors copy, and a monetary amount based on funds, minimum of $75.

Submission Guidelines: Blue Monday Review

Blue Monday Review

Blue Monday Review is a tri-quarterly print magazine. with a focus on the spirit of Kurt Vonnegut.

They accept simultaneous submissions, but not multiple. They also accept previously published works.

Blue Monday Review accepts submissions through email only.

Response time averages four to five months.

Blue Monday Review offers two options for payment. A contributors copy or one share of the earnings for that publication period.

Submission Guidelines: Crab Orchard Review

Crab Orchard Review

Crab Orchard Review is a twice yearly print publication from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

They have specific rules for each release. The Summer/Fall issue is topic specific, submissions are accepted through snail mail only from October 1 through November 10. The Winter/Spring issue prints the winners of their contests and accepts submissions online.

Crab Orchard review asks for nine months response time, though most will hear back in one to five months.

They accept simultaneous submissions, but not multiple.

Crab Orchard Review pays twenty-five dollars per published magazine page, two copies of that issue and a years subscription. Payment for contest winners is explained in the contest rules.

Submission Guidelines: Fantasy and Science Fiction

Fantasy and Science Fiction

F & SF does not accept simultaneous or multiple submissions

They accept submissions through snail mail, and online. Online submissions are new and the information is posted here. There is a limited submission time using online.

F &SF pays seven to twelve cents per word. Manuscripts should be no more than 25,000 words.

They ask for eight weeks response time.

Submission Guidelines: Broken Pencil

Broken Pencil

Broken Pencil is dedicated to underground culture and publishes four times a year.

They accept submissions by snail mail, email, and online.

Submissions of 50 – 3000 words are accepted from February 1 to September 15.

There is no mention of multiple or simultaneous submissions.

Broken Pencil pays for publication, $50-75 for shorter pieces, up to $150 for longer pieces.

They do not list a set guideline for response time.

Submission Guidelines: Colorado Review

Colorado Review

The Colorado Review, run by Colorado State University’s Center for Literary Publishing, is published three times a year. The focus is on contemporary, they do not publish genre fiction.

Colorado Review accepts simultaneous submissions, no mention of multiple submissions.

They only accept submissions from August 1 to April 31, there is no mention of response time.

Colorado Review accepts submissions through snail mail and online.

There are samples available on the website to familiarize yourself with what they accept.

Colorado Review pays $200 for short stories, preferably 15 – 25 manuscript pages in length, as well as a years subscription.

Submission Guidelines: Funny Times

Funny Times

Funny Times is a monthly magazine that has been publishing for thirty years. Their focus is humor and satire.

They accept multiple submissions, but ask for no more than three to five at 500-700 words.

There is no mention of simultaneous submissions.

Funny Times only accepts submissions through snail mail.

They ask for a couple months for response time.

Funny Times pays $60 per story and a subscription to Funny Times.

Submission Guidelines: InterGalactic Medicine Show

InterGalactic Medicine Show

IGMS is Orson Scott Card’s online, biannual SF/F publication.

They pay six cents per word and counts towards SFWA membership.

IGMS does not accept multiple submissions, no mention of simultaneous submissions.

All submissions are online.

IGMS asks for three months for response time and that authors keep in mind their PG-13 rating.

Submission Guidelines: Threepenny Review

The Threepenny Review

The Threepenny Review is a quarterly publication.  There are a few samples posted on the website for authors and readers to get a sense of what they publish.

They accept submissions through online or snail mail only and are not accepted July through December.

Response time for the Threepenny Review is from two days to two months.

Because of the quick response time, they do not accept multiple or simultaneous submissions.  If you do not honor their no simultaneous submissions request, they will not publish your piece.

Stories should be 4,000 words or less

The Threepenny review pays, currently $400 per story.