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Dark Sky Magazine 17

Do not submit here! This project is permanently closed to submissions. We provide the following information as an archive.

About

Dark Sky Magazine publishes quarterly Web issues and an annual Print issue. We’re looking for fiction, poetry, essays and art. Take time to read our previous issues for examples of what we publish. We are supported by the University of Houston, Victoria.

Country of Publication

United States

Audience

Unknown

Publication Media & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 4 x per year.
Print Publication Print PublicationPublished 1 x per year.

Fiction Closed

We appreciate all types of stories, though generally we don’t publish specific-genre pieces. We are most excited by stories that incorporate narrative elements, yet challenge form and function.

Genres:
General General
Styles:
Literary.
Topics:
Unknown
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 3,000 words.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
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 Closed

We are open to subject matter, form, and length. Just kill us with good words and an unforgettable story.

Styles:
Literary.
Topics:
Unknown
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Essay EssayNo specific word count limits known.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
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 Closed

Genres:
General General
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms.
Styles:
Literary.
Topics:
Unknown
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemNo line limits known.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
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.

Dark Sky Magazine Submission Statistics

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Dates

Last Updated: 24 Apr 2020
Date Added: 01 Jun 2007

Before Submitting

We cannot guarantee that the information on this page is correct. It is not unusual for publications to evolve or close without notice. We do our best to keep up, but it isn't always possible. Just remember…

  • Always read the full guidelines provided by the publisher.
  • Try to read at least one previous publication to get a better idea of what the editor would like to see.
  • Unless the publisher's guidelines state otherwise, always use industry standard manuscript formatting.
  • Be professional, patient, and persistent.