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Alien Literary Magazine - Fiction (Go to Poetry)

For fiction we want your best. We are open to all types of stories. We are specifically interested in pieces that explore non-traditional narratives, though we still enjoy traditional ones that have a bit of a twist. We also have a soft spot for stories where characters learn a life lesson and where the plot has a greater context of the world at-large. However, all of these guidelines are just suggestions. We do not want to inhibit your creativity. We want you to write what you want, what you think about all of the time, what you just thought about and is the best idea ever, what shocks you, what scares you, what soothes you, and then submit that.

This market is temporarily closed.

Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window - Apr 1, 2022 thru Jul 5, 2022 (Begins 69 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Oct 1, 2022 thru Jan 10, 2023 (Begins 252 days from now)

Market Genres

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
0 to 1000 words

Short Story
1000 to 3250 words

Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Reprints?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes

Market Response Data
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numbers will be so please be sure to log all of your submissions here and not just your rejections or acceptances.

There are 23 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 2 | Average: 29.78 | Median: 28 | Max: 57
82.60% - avg 29 days (21.05% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:

5 pending responses (6 min | 389 average | 14 median | 1152 max days waiting)
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Listing added: 4 May 2018

Last officially checked: 12 July 2021

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