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the genre's premiere review magazine for short SF & Fantasy since 1993
E-Market / Monthly

Tangent currently reviews the following e-market monthly publications.

  • Apex Magazine   ( 101 Articles )

    In 2008 Apex Magazine switched from a quarterly print magazine to a monthly online publication.

    Website: http://apexbookcompany.com/apex-online/

  • Aurealis SF   ( 69 Articles )

    Aurealis is a professional Australian SF magazine with a monthly schedule (except for December and January).

    Editor, Dirk Strasser.

    Website:  http://www.aurealis.com.au/index.php

  • Clarkesworld   ( 126 Articles )
    Clarkesworld Magazine is an online venue and chapbook series for short works of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Each month, Clarkesworld will publish two pieces of fiction, one from a prominent author with one or more books available for sale on the Clarkesworld Books website, and one chosen from the rolling open call for submissions. It is a pro-paying market.

    Website: www.clarkesworldmagazine.com

  • Cosmic Roots & Eldritch Shores   ( 36 Articles )
    Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores began publishing in early 2016. Editor-in-Chief Fran
    Eisemann pays pro-rates as defined by SFWA. Currently, it posts one story per week and a
    subscription is required. Tangent Online posts reviews of this magazine in the
    E-Market/Monthly section on our front page.
  • Crossed Genres   ( 12 Articles )

    Crossed Genres is a monthly online magazine publishing approx. 3-4 stories per month. Length guideline is firm at 1-6,000 words and payment is 6c/wd. Each issue is themed, so those submitting must check the website for each month's theme. The magazine has ceased publication.

    The website can be found here.

  • Diabolical Plots   ( 60 Articles )

    Diabolical Plots is a non-fiction general interest SF/F magazine which also began posting fiction with its March 2015 issue. It pays 6c/wd., posts one story per month, with a maximum word length of 2,000 words.

    Website: http://www.diabolicalplots.com/

  • Eclipse Online   ( 6 Articles )

    Jonathan Strahan, editor of the defunct Eclipse series of original anthologies, resurrected the title as an online monthly publication in October of 2012. It posts two pieces of original fiction per month. The magazine has ceased publication.

    Website: http://www.nightshadebooks.com/category/eclipse/

  • Fantastic Stories   ( 6 Articles )

    Fantastic Stories of the Imagination is published and edited by Warren Lapine. The magazine was resurrected in August of 2014 as a monthly e-publication available in various formats. As of its November 2014 issue it printed one original and several reprint stories. The magazine ceased publication early in 2017.

    With its May /June 2015 issue the magazine went bi-monthly.

    The website is here.

  • Fantasy Magazine   ( 20 Articles )

    Fantasy Magazine is a monthly, pro-paying e-zine.  As of its January 2012 issue the magazine merged with its sister SF publication Lightspeed Magazine. Lightspeed will now incorporate 2 science fiction and 2 fantasy original stories per month, along with 2 SF and 2 fantasy reprints.

    Lightspeed's website is: www.lightspeedmagazine.com.

  • Flash Fiction Online   ( 63 Articles )

    Flash Fiction Online is a monthly ezine paying professional SFWA qualifying rates. It posts three stories per month of between 500 and 1,000 words in various genres, including SF, F, H, Crime and others.

    Publisher is Anna Yeatts. Website: http://flashfictiononline.com/main/

  • Lightspeed   ( 115 Articles )

    A new monthly professionally paying e-zine launched the summer of 2010. With the January 2012 issue the magazine incorporates its sister (and also monthly) publication Fantasy Magazine. Each combined issue will feature 2 original SF and 2 original fantasy stories (along with the equal number of SF and fantasy reprints).

    Editor: John Joseph Adams (and publisher as of January 2012)

    Website: http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/


  • Nautilus   ( 3 Articles )

    Nautilus is a monthly online science magazine publishing one piece of fiction per month. It hopes to be the New Yorker equivalent of Scientific American. Payrate for fiction exceeds that of the SFWA minimum of 5c/wd. Its first issue debuted April 29, 2013 and was dated May 2013.

    Website: http://nautil.us/

  • Nightmare Magazine   ( 87 Articles )

    Nightmare Magazine is a new monthly horror ezine published by John Joseph Adams. Its first issue appeared in October of 2012. Among other features it publishes four stories per issue, 2 originals and 2 reprints.

    It can be found at: www.nightmare-magazine.com

  • Penumbra   ( 27 Articles )

    Penumbra is a pro-rate paying monthly e-magazine begun in October of 2011. Each issue is themed. The magazine has ceased publication.

    Editor is Celina Summers and the website is here:  http://penumbra.musapublishing.com/

  • Redstone Science Fiction   ( 27 Articles )

    Redstone Science Fiction is a monthly e-zine focusing on science fiction rather than fantasy or horror. It launched in mid-2010, runs fiction up to 4,000 wds. and is considered a pro-paying market. The magazine has ceased publication.

    Its website can be found here.

  • Sci Phi Journal   ( 14 Articles )

    Sci Phi Journal began as a professionally paying bi-monthly e-zine in 2014, but as of January 2016 moved to a monthly schedule.

    Publisher/Editor, Jason Rennie.

    Website: http://www.sciphijournal.com/

  • Words Without Borders   ( 1 Article )

    Words Without Borders is a monthly professionally paying online fiction magazine devoted to translating fiction from non-English speaking writers around the world into English for the first time. Its January 2015 issue showcases that sub-genre of science fiction known as Alternate History--or Uchronia. As such, this one-shot issue devoted to this subject is probably the only issue Tangent Online will review unless a future issue's theme is somehow related to science fiction or fantasy.

    The website can be found here.