Debra Grace Khattab, Writer & Folksinger

I. Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Listings

II. SF&F/ Horror Reference websites

III. Lit Mag, Chapbook/Book & Contest Listings

IV. Lit Mag etc. Reference websites

{Please let me know about any broken links so I can fix them. Thanks! DGK}

updated 9/8/11

!. Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror


Analog Science Fiction & Fact

Dell Magazines
Stanley Schmidt, Editor
267 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10007-2352

(Science Fiction & Science Fast articles only; online submissions preferred but mail okay; wants upbeat stories; 6-8 cents per word up to 7,500 words, $450-600 for 7,500 and 10,000 words, 5-6 cents per word for longer material; prefers 2,000 to 7,000 words for shorts, 10,000-20,000 words for novelettes, 40,000-80,000 for serials, Fact articles 6 cents per word)

Fantastic Stories of the Imagination, SF&F/Horror Anthology,

Wilder Publications, Box 10641, Blacksburg, VA  24063

Warren Lupine, Editor

(Yearly Anthology, SF&F/ Horror/ Erotic submissions okay, Reprints okay, Payment: 10 cents per word, max $250.00 (less for reprints), mail only)

II. SF&F/ Horror Reference websites


Ralan's Webstravaganza

(Extensive listing of SF&F/ Horror Mag & Anthologies, also Erotic/Mature themes, Writing Tips and more)


William Shunn : Manuscript Format : Short Story

(Recommended by Analog)



III. Lit Mag, Chapbook/Book & Contest Listings


PO Box 2746

Huntington WV 25727-2746

Phone:  304.638.5701

(Pays small stipend & 2 copies, Reading period Sept 1 to Dec 1 yearly, postal submit only unless out of country)

The Adirondack Review

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albion review

{Undergraduates only}


The APR/Honickman First Book Prize | The American Poetry Review

{CONTEST - BOOKS ONLY - The reading period for the 2012 prize will begin on August 1, 2011 and extend through October 31, 2011}


ASKEW, a poetry journal. Located in Ventura, California- home page

Facebook | Askew Poetry Journal

Bellow Literary Journal Submission Manager


Berkeley Poetry Review

{Poems are reviewed from August to October, and from January to mid-March.}


Boston Review — Writer's Guidelines

Facebook | Boston Review


“Discovery”/Boston Review 2011 Poetry Contest, , with the Unterberg Poetry Center/92nd Street Y (Publication in the Boston Review, and $500 each. entry fee of US $10.00 Deadline: January 14, 2011)

Fifteenth Annual Poetry Contest (Publication in the Boston Review and First Prize: $1,500 A non-refundable $20 entry fee Deadline: June 1, 2012)

Aura Estrada Short Story Contest (The winning author will receive $1,500 and have his or her work published in Boston Review A non-refundable $20 entry fee Deadline: October 1, 2011)


Calyx Publishing Journal and Books


Facebook | Calyx Journal

[The annual open submission period for prose and poetry for CALYX Journal is October 1 - December 31 (postmark dates).}

Clockhouse Review - The Literary Journal of Goddard College – Welcome

Clockhouse Review Submission Manager


The Comstock Review - Poetry Journal

{Reading period (No reading fee) Postmark January 1 - March 15, 2011}



{BOOK ONLY - Winner receives $1,000 and 50 copies of chapbook Entry Fee is $25 Current contest accepting entries August 1-September 30, 2011.}


Copper Canyon Press: Advice to Poets

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The Creative Spark


The Dirty Napkin


Facebook | The Dirty Napkin


Dream Horse Press (30)

{BOOKS ONLY – Unsolicited manuscripts ARE considered year round. reading fee of $10}

{CONTEST: Orphic Prize Poetry Book Prize. Deadline is August 31, 2010. $25.00 non-refundable fee for each manuscript entered. The winner is awarded $1000 and publication, plus 20 author copies.}


Eleven Eleven Journal

{We consider work until Nov. 1 for our Winter online issue and March 1 for our Summer print issue.}


Contact Us | The Feminist Press

Facebook | The Feminist Press at CUNY

(BOOKS ONLY - Please note, we do not publish poetry, drama, doctoral dissertations, or literary criticism.}


Finishing Line Press

Submission Guidelines

Facebook | Finishing Line Press

{BOOKS ONLY - $12 reading fee, CONTEST: Yearly Open Chapbook Competition/ Finishing Line Press Prize in Poetry, check website for deadline}


Green Mountains Review Home

{The editors read manuscripts September 1 through March 1.}


Haight Ashbury Literary Journal

(Mail submissions to Haight Ashbury Literary Journal, 558 Joost Avenue, San Francisco, CA  94127)


Half Drunk Muse

.: Submission Guidelines :: Half Drunk Muse Poetry Ezine :.


Poetry | Judd's Hill Winery

(Published on Judd’s Hill Winery website, winning poet awarded 3-liter bottle of Judd's Hill Cabernet etched in gold and hand painted)



Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition

Facebook | Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition

{CONTEST - The first-place winner will receive $1,500 and publication of his or her winning story in Cutthroat: A Journal of the Arts. The entry fee is $15 for each story postmarked by May 1, 2012. The late entry fee is $20 for each story postmarked by May 15, 2012. Writers may submit for the 2013 competition beginning May 16, 2012.}


The Massachusetts Review

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{Submissions are not accepted from May 1 to September 30 using either our mail or electronic submission process. At the time of publication we pay fifty cents per line for poetry ($25 minimum per poem); and $50 for an essay or work of fiction. Authors also receive two complimentary contributor's copies.}


mythium Submissions

Facebook | Mythium: Journal of Contemporary Literature (celebrating the cultural voice


The National Poetry Review

Facebook | The National Poetry Review

{We accept for consideration unsolicited submissions from non-subscribers during the months of December, January, and February ONLY.}


- The National Poetry Review Book Prize

{BOOKS ONLY - Submit 45-80 pages of poetry with a $25 reading fee. Postmark Deadline (extended) :  September 30, 2011. The winner of The National Poetry Review Book Prize will receive $1000 plus publication and 15 copies of the book. All entrants will be considered for publication.}

- The Finch Prize for Poetry

{$15 per group of 3 poems. The winner will receive $500 plus possible publication in The National Poetry Review. Postmark deadline June 30, 2012.}

- The Laureate Prize for Poetry

(Send $15 per group of 3 poems. The winner will receive $500 plus possible publication in The National Poetry Review. Postmark deadline:  9/30/11.}


nibble – a poetry magazine

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The Pedestal Magazine

Facebook | The Pedestal Magazine

{PLEASE READ OUR GUIDELINES BEFORE SUBMITTING! GUIDELINES CHANGE WITH EACH ISSUE POETRY: We are always open to a wide variety of poetry, ranging from the highly experimental to the traditionally formal. There are no length restrictions. We will feature speculative poetry in each June issue (reading cycle April 28-June 14): Speculative includes science fiction, fantasy, horror, slipstream, surreal, and experimental. No restrictions on length. No non-speculative submissions. While we are open to receiving speculative work during other reading cycles, please do not submit speculative work intended to be considered for the "speculative feature" prior to April 28. Pay Rate: $40 per poem}


Ploughshares, the literary journal

Facebook | Ploughshares Journal

{Our reading period is June 1 to January 15 (postmark dates)}

POETALK poetry magazine, published by BAPC, Bay Area Poets Coalition

{NOTE!! POETALK Production on Hiatus for 2010. Check website for updates. Next submission period likely to start Spring 2012}

Maggi H. Meyer Memorial Contest
{CONTEST – Open for entries 9/1 – 11/15/11 (yearly contest), small fees$}



Facebook | Praxilla - A New Online Journal

{Check for reading periods - The editors of Praxilla welcome submissions during announced reading periods. We will be accepting and reading submissions for our June issue from April 15-May15. Submissions sent outside the reading period will not be read.}


Quill & Parchment: Submission Guidelines


Red Hen Press

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{BOOKS ONLY - Red Hen is not accepting unsolicited poetry manuscripts at this time. Currently, the best chance to have your poetry book published by Red Hen is to submit to our annual Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award. However, feel free to send query letters to}

CONTEST: Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award (thru Red Hen Press)

{BOOKS ONLY - Award is $3000 and publication of the awarded collection by Red Hen Press. Entry fee is $25.00. Deadline: August 31, 2011}


Sixteen Rivers Press: Submission Guidelines

Facebook | Sixteen Rivers Press


·        Authors must become members of the collective and make a three-year commitment to it.

  • Authors must live within the Bay Area and be able to attend one and often two monthly meetings.
  • Authors will devote a minimum of ten hours per month to the collective in support of our publication schedule, and considerably more time when their own books are in production.
  • Authors will agree to follow our consensus-based model of decision-making.
  • Authors are responsible for doing the work of a publishing collective, including book design, production and publicity. Collective members are available to help teach these skills.
  • Authors have the final decision on the look and contents of their own book.
  • Authors receive no money from the sales of their books. Profits from sales go toward the publication of the next two authors selected by the press.
  • Authors’ books will be published during the second year of their commitment. The third year is devoted to promoting their books and helping publish the next two authors selected by the press.
  • Submission period is from November 1, 2011 to February 1, 2012.
  • Manuscripts received outside that time interval will not be read.}


Spinifex Press

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{BOOKS ONLY Spinifex Press is an independent Australian feminist press. We publish innovative and controversial feminist books with an optimistic edge. Spinifex titles cover a wide range of subjects from politics to mythology, humour to international relations, ecology to relationships, literary fiction to cultural critique, women’s health to poetry, as well as specialist lists on African, Asian and lesbian writing.}

Street Spirit

(Submit poems to Terry Messman, Street spirit, AFSC, 65 9th Street, San Francisco, CA  94103, or}


Three Rooms Press;

Facebook | Three Rooms Press

{To get started, send a SHORT note to us at explaining a little bit about you, your work and why we should be interested. Please direct us to an online sample of your work. Do not send samples of your work in this initial letter. Hot Tip: How to Get Our Attention! Once a year, in early March, we publish Maintenant, a journal of Contemporary Dada Poetry. If one of your poems is selected for publication, we’ll send you a copy of the magazine, and we’ll get to know you a little better. It’s a great way to start. Try it!}

Call for Dada Submissions: Maintenant5 (pub date: March 2011);Three Rooms Press

Facebook | Call for Submissions : Maintenant 4 : Dada Poetry Journal

{Be a part of the 4th annual New York DaDa Poetry Salon, by submitting your DaDa-inspired poetry and/or art to Maintenant5, A Journal of Contemporary Dada Poetry & Art. deadline is January 31, 2011. Send us no more than four poems, not longer than 20 lines each.}


Tipton Poetry Journal

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Wild Goose Poetry Review

{New issues of Wild Goose are posted in mid February, mid May, mid August, and mid November. Submissions for each issue close at the end of the month preceding publication.}


Zylophone Poetics Showcase

IV. Lit Mag etc. Reference websites

Poets & Writers

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