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Metaphorosis 242

About

Metaphorosis is a magazine of science fiction and fantasy. We offer intelligent, beautifully written stories for adults.

MetaphorosisUnited States
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Genres

F FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Apocalyptic/Post-Apocalyptic, Contemporary, Dark Fantasy, Fabulism, Heroic Fantasy, Light Fantasy, Retrofuturism, Science Fantasy, Slipstream, Supernatural, Sword & Sorcery, Weird/New Weird.
S Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Apocalyptic/Post-Apocalyptic, Contemporary/Near Future, Cyberpunk, Dystopian, Hard Science Fiction, Mundane Science Fiction, Retrofuturism, Science Fantasy, Slipstream, Soft Science Fiction, Space Opera, Weird/New Weird.

Classifications

Audience:Open to a broad Audience, including: Adults.
Styles:Open to all/most Styles, including: Absurdist, Dark, Experimental, Humorous, Literary, Mainstream, Quirky.
Topics:Open to all/most Topics, including: Lifestyle (Food and Drink, See guidelines).

Types & Lengths

Flash Fiction Flash Fictionup to 1,000 words
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 7,500 words
Novelette Novelette7,500 - 10,000 words

Media & Publication Frequency

E Electronic PublicationUnknown publication frequency
P Print PublicationPublished 1 x per year

Payscale

We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
F FictionS Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word)

Submission Types

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  ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousFormats Accepted
F Fiction OK No No OKText format submissions

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Dates

Date Added:
03 Sep 2015
Last Updated:
03 Mar 2017