Lightspeed wants sci-fi and fantasy stories

Posted on October 9, 2012


Lightspeed magazine is seeking original science fiction and fantasy. All types of science fiction and fantasy are welcome. No subject should be considered off-limits. Writers are encouraged to take chances with their fiction and push the envelope. They believe the science fiction/fantasy genre’s diversity is its greatest strength. That viewpoint should be reflected in story content and submissions. All writers are welcome to submit.

Length: 1,500 – 7,000 words (5,000 words or less preferred)

Payment:  5¢/word for original fiction; 1¢/word for reprints

Reprints:  Publishes 4 reprints each month (2 fantasy, 2 science fiction)

Rights:   See Memorandum of Agreement

Submissions:  All fiction must be submitted through our online submission system. Please do not email your submissions.

Online Submissions

Lightspeed Submission Guidelines

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