Print / Quarterly
Tangent currently reviews the following print quarterly publications.
- Absolute MagnitudeAbsolute Magnitude is where the action is. Each issue is jam-packed with the biggest names in the field as well as today's hottest rising stars. We deliver one pulse-pounding adventure after another; no one else even comes close. Come home to the sense of wonder that first hooked you on science fiction: come home to Absolute Magnitude.
This magazine has ceased publication.
- All Possible Worlds
All Possible Worlds: A magazine of science fiction and fantasy stories.
Editors: Jason T. Champion & Suzanne P. Coleman
- Amazing Journeys
- ApexApex Digest brings, binds, and offers up an international collection of science horror from the dark corners of the world. The glossy cover, book reviews, and genre interviews add leavening to the brew, but make no mistake: Apex Digest straddles the genre world with one foot in blood and the other in Strontium.NOTE: in 2008 Apex went from a quarterly print magazine to a monthly online publication. Reviews from November 2010 forward can be found at the E-Market/Monthly section.website: http://www.apexdigest.comsubscriptions: http://www.apexdigest.com/purchase.shtmlEditor-in-Chief: Jason Sizemore
- Black GateBlack Gate began as a quarterly magazine of epic fantasy fiction. It publishes news, reviews, interviews, and original short stories from the best names in adventure fantasy. Black Gate covers virtually every aspect of modern fantasy--books, movies, comics, adventure gaming, role playing games, and much more.It can now be found in the Bi-Annual category beginning with issue #13.Website: http://www.blackgate.comSubscriptions: http://www.blackgate.com/bg/subs.htm
Publisher/Editor: John O'Neill
- Bull Spec
A quarterly SF/F full-sized magazine from North Carolina. First issue appeared in the Spring of 2010.
Bull Spec's website is here.
- Cabinet des FéesA fairy tale journal to take you to a place where magic happens, where maidens cheat monsters, and monsters fall in love.
Century has ceased publication.
- Challenging Destiny
Beginning with issue #18, Challenging Destiny began publishing electronically as a PDF. Reviews of subsequent issues are located in our E-Market / Quarterly area.
Cirsova, Heroic Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine debuted in early 2016 as a quarterly semi-pro fiction magazine paying from 1-3 cents per word.
For more information, the website can be found here.
- City SlabCity Slab Magazine is a publication for free-thinking adults who enjoy intelligent, graphic depictions of horror tales in urban settings.Website: http://www.cityslab.comSubscriptions: http://www.cityslab.com/index_files/page0006.htmEditor: Dave Lindschmidt
DreamForge is a quarterly (Feb/May/Aug/Nov) print and online science fiction and fantasy magazine. Its debut issue was dated February 2019. It pays 6-8 cents per word for original fiction.
Publishers: Scot & Jane Noel
- Dreams of DecadenceIf vampires are what you're after, then check out Dreams of Decadence. Each issue features poetry and fiction by award-winning writers such as Laurell K. Hamilton, Tanith Lee, Josepha Sherman, Charlee Jacob, Wendy Rathbone, Tippi N. Blevins, Sharon Lee, Lawrence Watt-Evans, and Brian Stableford. Subscribe today--life is too short to miss a single issue! Join us on our journey down the crimson path as we explore eternity.subscriptions: http://www.dnapublications.com/info/dnasubs.htmEditor: Angela Kessler
- Encounters Magazine
Encounters is a quarterly magazine first published in the Fall of 2009. It features a mix of SF and Fantasy, and runs to 70,000 words of fiction per issue.
Fantastic has ceased publication.
- FantasyWorld Fantasy marks the exciting release of the latest venture from Prime Books: Fantasy Magazine, a new quarterly magazine brimming with stories, book reviews, and interviews.Website: http://www.fantasy-magazine.com
Publisher/Editor: Sean Wallace
- FarthingFarthing is a new digest-sized, quarterly magazine for fans of science fiction, fantasy and horror.
Website: www.farthingmagazine.comSubscriptions: www.farthingmagazine.com/subscriptions/index.phpEditor: Wendy Bradley
- H.P. Lovecrafts Magazine of Horrorwebsite: http://www.wildsidepress.comsubscriptions: http://www.wildsidepress.com/view_category.asp?cat=204Editor: Marvin Kaye
Icarus (launched in 2009) is a new, full-size quarterly magazine billing itself as "The Magazine of Gay Speculative Fiction."
It's website can be found at: http://magcloud.com/browse/Magazine/11287
- Jamais Vu - Journal of Strange Among the Familiar
Jamais Vu is a quarterly print and e-book publication that straddles the line between horror and other genres, most commonly fantasy. Its first issue was cover dated Winter 2014. They ask for story length to be 2-4,000 words and pay 5c/wd.
Editor: Paul Anderson
Website is here.
Jupiter is a quarterly, digest-sized magazine from the UK.
- Morpheus Tales
Quarterly digest horror magazine from the UK. Website can be found here.
- Murky DepthsMurky Depths is a quarterly anthology with a difference. It features top quality speculative fiction with sprinklings of horror and fantasy that push the boundaries of science fiction. Each story is complimented with its own unique artwork. Alongside the straight prose stories are cutting edge graphic strips. Articles across the genres and mixed disciplines add authority, humor, and maybe a little controversy.
Website: www.murkydepths.comSubscriptions: www.murkydepths.com/buy.html
Managing Editor: Terry Martin
Co-Editors: Matt Wallace & Gill Ainsworth
Poetry Editor: Brandy Schwan
Consultant Editor: Debbie Moorhouse
- Not One of Us
- On Spec
- PostscriptsPostscripts is PS Publishing's quarterly magazine. Each issue features around 60,000 words of fiction (SF, Fantasy, Horror, and Crime/Suspense), plus a guest editorial, book reviews, and occasional nonfiction. In 2009 it went to a bi-annual publication schedule.In 2010 the magazine became a hardcover book.NOTE: For reviews after it switched to bi-annual, click here.
Editors: Peter Crowther and Nick Gevers
Website: www.pspublishing.co.uk/postscripts.aspSubscriptions: www.pspublishing.co.uk/subscribe.asp
- Pulphouse Fiction Magazine
After a twenty year hiatus, Pulphouse Fiction Magazine returns in 2018 as a quarterly print (and electronic) magazine. It moved to a bi-monthly print schedule in early 2021 with issue #10.Editor, Dean Wesley Smith.Website: http://pulphousemagazine.com/
Realms is a quarterly magazine begun in the Winter of 2010.
- ShimmerShimmer is a new speculative fiction magazine, published quarterly. Each issue will contain new fiction from emerging and established writers. We are more concerned with excellent writing than with genre boundaries - so you’ll find fantasy, science fiction, horror, magical realism, and stories that defy categorization.Website: http://www.shimmerzine.com/Subscriptions: http://www.shimmerzine.com/october-2005/subscribe/Editor-in-Chief: Beth Wodzinski
Editors: J.L. Radley, David Edwards
- Space and Time
- Spectrum SF
- SurrealSurreal Magazine is a magazine of dark, disturbing, and surreal fiction—supernatural and psychological tales from the dark side of the human heart and experience.Website: www.surrealmag.com
Subscriptions: www.surrealmag.com/subscribe.htmlPublisher: Tammy Perron
Fiction Editor: Mike Miller
Non-Fiction Editor: Jason D'Aprile
- Terra Incognita
- The 3rd AlternativeThe 3rd Alternative is widely acclaimed as one of the world’s most original magazines, containing an exciting mix of extraordinary new fiction, stunning artwork, in-depth reviews and interviews, fascinating cinema features and provocative comment columns. Often transcending the traditional divide between science fiction/fantasy/horror and non-genre literature, its brand of fiction has earned an unprecedented amount of honorable mentions and reprints in both genre and non-genre Year’s Best/New Writing anthologies. The 3rd Alternative and its contributions have won several awards, including the prestigious British Fantasy Award.Website: http://www.ttapress.com/publTTA.htmlEditor: Andy Cox
- Weird TalesFrom March 1923 to September 1954, the "Unique Magazine" provided an opportunity for a new generation of writers to develop their craft in creating "highly imaginative stories" that stretched the boundaries of weird fiction, sparking the literary careers of such major talents as Robert Bloch, Ray Bradbury, August Derleth, Edmond Hamilton, Robert E. Howard, Carl Jacobi, Henry Kuttner, Frank Belknap Long Jr., H.P. Lovecraft, C.L. Moore, Clark Ashton Smith, Seabury Quinn, Donald and Howard Wandrei and Manly Wade Wellman, among others.Now more than 80 years after the first issue hit newsstands, Weird Tales continues to flourish, having undergone six reincarnations and metamorphosizing from a 6 by 9 inch pulp magazine to a digest magazine, a paperback book, back to a pulp-sized publication to return now as a full-sized magazine.In the Fall of 2012 the magazine was sold. The Summer 2013 issue marks its first issue of 2013, with the Fall 2012 issue marking the first issue under the magazine's new ownership.Publisher: John HarlacherEditor: Marvin KayeWebsite is here.
Weirdbook was resurrected after an 18-year hiatus with its Autumn 2015 issue (#31). Under new publisher Wildside Press and new editor, Douglas Draa, the award-winning magazine is a print publication which can also be purchased in kindle and e-pub formats.
Weirdbook's website is here.
To contact the magazine, use this email: email@example.com
- Wicked Hollow