Taking Submissions: Uncanny Magazine – Poetry

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Taking Submissions: Uncanny Magazine – Poetry

January 18

Deadline: January 18th, 2021
Payment: $.10 per word
Theme: Intricate, experimental stories and poems with gorgeous prose, verve, and imagination that elicit strong emotions and challenge beliefs.

Uncanny Magazine will be open to poetry submissions from January 4 to January 18.

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Editors-in-Chief: Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas

Uncanny Magazine is seeking passionate, diverse SF/F fiction and poetry from writers from every conceivable background.  We want  intricate, experimental stories and poems with gorgeous prose, verve, and imagination that elicit strong emotions and challenge beliefs. Uncanny believes there’s still plenty of room in the genre for tales that make you feel.

Uncanny Magazine is a Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) Qualifying Professional Market.

Fiction Guidelines

Uncanny is looking for original, unpublished speculative fiction stories between 750-6000 words. Payment is $.10 per word (including audio rights). We will reject any story that doesn’t follow our guidelines and procedures. You may not resubmit a rejected story. If you aren’t sure if your story counts as unpublished, please query us.

Submission procedures:

1- NEW! Please submit your story via Uncanny‘s Moksha submission system.

2- All stories should be in Modern Manuscript Format and attached in .RTF, .DOC, or .DOCX formats. Please feel free to include your pronouns (optional) along with your name and email address in the upper left corner of your manuscript. Note, you do not need to add your mailing address or legal name to your manuscript. We will only ask for that information if your story is chosen for publication.

3- Your cover letter should contain the length of your story, your significant publishing history and awards, and information that might be relevant to that specific submission.

4- Please do not send multiple submissions at once.

5- We try to respond to all submissions in 30 days. Please feel free to query uncannymagazine [at] gmail [dot] com if we’ve had your submission for over 45 days.

Poetry Guidelines

Poetry Editor: Chimedum Ohaegbu

Uncanny is looking for original, unpublished speculative poetry of any length. Payment is $40 per poem. We will reject any poem that doesn’t follow our guidelines and procedures. You may not resubmit a rejected poem. If you aren’t sure if your poem counts as unpublished, please query us.

1- Please submit your poetry via Uncanny‘s Moksha submission system. They should be in .RTF, .DOC, or .DOCX formats. Please feel free to include your pronouns (optional) along with your name and email address in the upper left corner of your manuscript. Note, you do not need to add your mailing address or legal name to your manuscript. We will only ask for that information if your poem is chosen for publication.

2- Your cover letter should contain the length of your poem, your significant publishing history and awards, and information that might be relevant to that specific submission.

3- You may send up to five poems at a time, but please send them in separate submissions.

4-  We try to respond to all submissions in 30 days. Please feel free to query uncannymagazine [at] gmail [dot] com if we’ve had your submission for over 45 days.

Via: Uncanny Magazine.

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January 18