Helios Quarterly Magazine 61

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About

Helios Quarterly Magazine aims to publish quality fiction, poetry, non-fiction, and art that illuminates the darkness. HQM wants stories and poems that grab a hold of reader from the opening lines all the way to the finish line. Works that push boundaries, are succinct, and well developed are smiled upon.

Helios Quarterly Magazine
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Audience

Country of Publication

Open to a broad Audience. United States

Publication Media & Frequency

E Electronic PublicationPublished 4 x per year.
P Print PublicationPublished 4 x per year.

Fiction Temp Closed

Dates:
Will be open to submissions from 01 October 2017 (44.4 days from now) through 15 October 2017. 1
Genres:
GenreSubgenres
F FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Weird Western.
H HorrorOpen to all/most Subgenres.
S Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Cyberpunk, Weird Western.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream.
Topics:
Other (May vary).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash FictionExactly 100 words.
Flash Fiction500 - 1,000 words.
Short Story1,000 - 1,500 words.
Short Story4,000 - 7,500 words.
Novelette7,500 - 10,000 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
S to P Pay ranges from Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) to Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Nonfiction Temp Closed

Dates:
Will be open to submissions from 01 October 2017 (44.4 days from now) through 15 October 2017. 0
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Critical, Mainstream.
Topics:
Literature/Books (Theory/Analysis/Criticism, See guidelines), Other (May vary).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
ReviewUp to 1,500 words.
ArticleUp to 5,000 words.
EssayUp to 5,000 words.
Narrative NonfictionUp to 5,000 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
T to P Pay ranges from Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Poetry Temp Closed

Dates:
Will be open to submissions from 01 October 2017 (44.4 days from now) through 15 October 2017. 0
Genres:
GenreSubgenres
F FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Weird Western.
H HorrorOpen to all/most Subgenres.
S Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Cyberpunk, Weird Western.
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream.
Topics:
Other (May vary).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
PoemUp to 100 lines.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
T to S Pay ranges from Token payment (under US$5 per poem) to Semi-pro payment (US$5-49 per poem).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Visual Art Open

Usually solicited.

Art Media:
Open to all/most Art Media, including: Cartoon/Comic strip, Photography.
Art Styles:
Open to all/most Art Styles.
Topics:
Other (May vary).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
ArtworkUnknown number of pieces.
Graphic Narrative5 - 25 pages.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
? Unknown payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No OKImage 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:
31 May 2016
Last Updated:
15 Jul 2017