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Clarkesworld Magazine - Fiction (Nonfiction)

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Clarkesworld Magazine is an online science fiction and fantasy magazine that publishes short fiction, interviews, articles and audio fiction on a monthly schedule. All original fiction published in Clarkesworld is also made available in single-issue ebooks and collected annually in the Realms trade paperback series. Clarkesworld is a two-time Hugo Award winner and has published stories that have been nominees or winners of the Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, Sturgeon, BSFA, Parsec, Locus, Stoker, Shirley Jackson, and WSFA Small Press Awards.

Market Genres
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
1000 to 7500 words
12 cents/word

7500 to 17500 words
12 cents/word

17500 to 22000 words
12 cents/word

Market Submission Types
AI Submissions?: Not Allowed
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Translations: Original Language and Translations
Estimated Response: 14 days

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There are 1967 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 0 | Average: 4.50 | Median: 2 | Max: 123
1.83% - avg 52 days
98.01% - avg 3 days (1.55% of rejections are personal)
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There are 41 pending responses. (0 min | 24 average | 3 median | 129 max days waiting)
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Listing added: 14 December 2012

Last officially checked: 15 May 2024

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