Clarkesworld Magazine 780

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About

Clarkesworld is a science fiction and fantasy magazine first published in October 2006. Each issue contains interviews, thought-provoking articles and at least four pieces of original fiction. Their fiction is also available in ebook editions/subscriptions, audio podcasts, print issues, and in our print/ebook anthologies. Clarkesworld has been recognized with a World Fantasy Award, three Hugo Awards, and a British Fantasy Award. Stories from Clarkesworld have been nominated for or won the Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, BSFA, Sturgeon, Locus, Shirley Jackson, Ditmar, Aurora, Aurealis, WSFA Small Press and Stoker Awards.

Clarkesworld Magazine
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Audience

Country of Publication

Open to a broad Audience. United States

Publication Media & Frequency

E Electronic PublicationPublished 12 x per year.
P Print PublicationPublished 12 x per year.

Fiction Open

Science fiction need not be "hard" SF, but rigor is appreciated. Fantasy can be folkloric, contemporary, surreal, etc. Horror can be supernatural or psychological, so long as it is frightening.

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
F FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Contemporary, Slipstream, Supernatural.
H HorrorOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Psychological, Slipstream, Supernatural.
S Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Contemporary/Near Future, Hard Science Fiction, Slipstream, Soft Science Fiction.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Literary, Surrealist.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Short Story1,000 - 7,500 words.
Novelette7,500 - 15,000 words.
Novella15,000 - 16,000 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
P Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) per piece.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No NoText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Nonfiction Open

Clarkesworld Magazine is looking for articles of interest to readers of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. We are looking for a wide range of types of article including, but not limited to: discussions of the genre publishing business, essays on the writing process and the reading experience, scientific material that might be of use in SF stories, and so on.

Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream.
Topics:
Literature/Books (Writing, See guidelines), Science (General, See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
ArticleUp to 2,500 words.
EssayUp to 2,500 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
P Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) per piece.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No NoText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Visual Art Open

Art Media:
Open to all/most Art Media, including: Illustration.
Art Styles:
Fantastical, Science fiction art.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
ArtworkUnknown number of pieces.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
P Professional payment (US$50 or more per piece) per piece.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No Unknown UnknownImage format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Dates

Date Added:
22 Aug 2006
Last Updated:
09 May 2017