Ongoing Submissions: Radon Journal

Payment: 1 cent per word for original work, half a cent per word for reprints.
Theme: Elements of anarchism, transhumanism, dystopia, and/or science fiction.
Note: Reprints accepted though at an extremely low rate.

Radon welcomes short story and poetry submissions containing elements of anarchism, transhumanism, dystopia, and/or science fiction.

We publish every January, May, and September.

Submissions are accepted year-round.

Simultaneous submissions are welcome.

Reprints accepted assuming artist has the rights.

Please click below to submit your work:

Label your submission file “LastName_Title”
Poets may label their file “LastName_5 Poems”

Please attach a single-page cover letter to your submission. We kindly request a third person bio that is 100-words or shorter.

Author rights:

For non-reprints, Radon asks for first English digital rights and for non-exclusive, indefinite archival rights.


We accept flash fiction and short story submissions up to 3,000 words. Radon pays a semi-professional rate of 1¢ per word for original work and .5¢ per word for reprints.

For quicker processing, please use a submission style similar to the modern manuscript format. We ask that you utilize single-spacing. You are not required to place your address or any identifying information on your cover letter.


Please submit up to five poems in a single document. There is no line limit. Radon pays a semi-professional rate of $10 per original poem and $5 for reprints.

We request single-spaced formatting using a standard 12pt font such as Times New Roman, Calibri, or Lato.

The poetry editor prefers free verse poems with narrative elements. Page and spoken word poems are equally welcome.

Are you an artist?

Radon is looking for evocative art to showcase on our website and in our published volumes.  We pay $50 for issue cover art, $35 for art on our website, and $20 for art used inside an issue.

Please email us your art submission at [email protected].
Our submission form does not accept image files.

As an online publisher, we request digital artwork that is at least 300 DPI. Cover art submissions should fit in a 5.5 x 8.5 aspect ratio. 

Via: Radon Journal.

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