Written by S. Kalekar

5 Paying Literary Markets to Submit to in February 2022

These magazines are currently open for fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. All of them pay for the writing they publish.

The Antihumanist
This magazine publishes anti-human work. “We want fiction that challenges human centred narratives, that forces us to confront our place in the universe, that makes us question: Who are we? Why are we here? Is there a purpose? Historically, weird fiction has best captured this goal. However, we are willing to accept submissions from speculative, horror, and literary writers that meet the above criteria.” They also publish translations, nonfiction, letters, and art on the anti-human theme.
Deadline: 1 March 2022
Length: Up to 1,000 words for fiction, 750-1,500 words for essays, up to 350 words for letters
Pay: $0.05/word
Details here.

Upstreet
They want fiction and creative nonfiction. They aren’t looking for unsolicited poetry, but do accept queries for these.
Deadline: 1 March 2022
Length: Up to 5,000 words
Pay: $50-250
Details here.

en bloc
They publish fiction, poetry, art, and photography. Submissions are ongoing; for issue 4, the deadline is 1 March 2022 (see ‘Is there a deadline?’ in FAQ).
Deadline: 1 March 2022 for Issue 4
Length: Unspecified
Pay: £35 per side as they appear in the magazine
Details here.

West Branch
This respected literary magazine publishes fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and translations. It is published from Bucknell University.
Deadline: 1 April 2022
Length: Up to 30 pages of prose; up to six poems
Pay: $0.05/word for prose up to $100; $50 for poetry
Details here.
(Salamander, associated with Suffolk University in Boston, is open for fiction, as well as memoir and poetry. Pay is unspecified and the deadline is 1 April 2022.)

Infinite Worlds (and Infinite Horror)
Infinite Worlds publishes science fiction, as well as artwork and comics. They’re also accepting submissions for Infinite Horror, a new, upcoming horror fiction magazine which is a spinoff of Infinite Worlds.
Deadline: Ongoing
Length: 1,500-5,000 words
Pay: $0.08/word for fiction
Details here.


Bio: S. Kalekar is the pseudonym of a regular contributor to this magazine. She is the author of 182 Short Fiction Publishers. She can be reached here.

 

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