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Scifaikuest

A project of Hiraeth Books (see other related projects).

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“Scifaikuest” is actually two magazines–one online and one print–specializing in scifaiku and other minimalist poetry forms forms, notably senryu, haibun, and tanka, as well as cinquains, fibonacci, etc. Both online and print magazines feature poetry and articles.

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Country of Publication

United States

Publication Media & Frequency

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

Nonfiction Open

Audience:

Open to a broad Audience.

Lengths:
Article ArticleUp to 1,000 words.
Styles:

Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream.

Topics:

Literature/Books (Theory/Analysis/Criticism, See guidelines).

Payment:

Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) Pay ranges from Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word).
Note: We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.

Submissions:

Method: Electronic submissions.
Reprints: Reprints are NOT allowed.
Simultaneous submissions: Unknown.
Media: Text.


Poetry Open

Audience:

Open to a broad Audience.

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
Horror HorrorOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Science Fiction Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Lengths:
Poem PoemNo line limits known; Up to 10 pieces.
Poetry Forms:

Haiku (or related), Tanka.

Styles:

Minimalist.

Topics:

Open to all/most Topics.

Payment:

Token payment (under US$5 per poem) Token payment (under US$5 per poem).
Note: We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.

Submissions:

Method: Electronic submissions.
Reprints: Reprints are NOT allowed.
Simultaneous submissions: Unknown.
Media: Text.


Visual Art Open

Audience:

Open to a broad Audience.

Lengths:
Artwork Artwork
Art Media:

Open to all/most Art Media, including: Pen & ink drawing, Illustration.

Art Styles:

Minimalist.

Topics:

Open to all/most Topics.

Payment:

Token payment (under US$10 per piece) to Semi-pro payment (US$10-49 per piece) Pay ranges from Token payment (under US$10 per piece) to Semi-pro payment (US$10-49 per piece).
Note: We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.

Submissions:

Method: Electronic submissions.
Reprints: Reprints are NOT allowed.
Simultaneous submissions: Unknown.
Media: Image.


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AccuracyWe have received 7 reports from 6 different members within the past 12 months, not including pending responses (see below). The more responses reported, the more accurate the information.
Days Reported1 min | 35.4 mean avg | 4.0 median | 217 max days (80.2 std dev)
Pending1 response is pending (29 days waiting). This only includes pending reports from users who have been active on Duotrope within the past 30 days

Other Information

The editors will try to make a decision within 30 days. (14.3 % of the responses reported to us for this listing have taken longer than 30 days.)
Do not query on the status of your submission before 60 days have passed.
Most recent response reported was received on 12 Jun 2024.
Responses have been received for submissions sent as recently as 10 Jun 2024.

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Dates

Last Updated: 11 Jun 2024
Last Audited: 25 Apr 2024. (We audit each active listing twice a year. Learn more at link.)
Date Added: 09 Aug 2005

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