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All Worlds Wayfarer

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Explore Evocative Imagined Realities | Speculative Fiction Literary Magazine

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  • Response time:
    1 month*
    Editor reported data
    28 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
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Find more details in the Genres section


  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    From the editors

    We will consider previously published submissions as long as you currently own all the rights and can offer six months of digital exclusivity for your story should it be accepted, but we prioritize unpublished content.

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 1001

Max words: 5000

Sub Genres: Fantasy, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Horror, Magical Realism, Science Fiction, Speculative

Payment: $ 10

fantasy, science fiction, horror, magical realism, fabulism, slipstream, paranormal, surrealism, weird fiction, or any other style with speculative elements

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 100

Max words: 1000

Sub Genres: Literary


Payment: $ 10

include proof that you have permission to publish the story (e.g. a contract with the author) in the submissions email

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    Include a short third-person bio (200-word maximum) that you would like posted with your story in the event that it is published. Your bio may include links to your website, blog, newsletter, or social media accounts.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    12 point Times New Roman or Courier New font Double spacing 1" margins Scene breaks demarcated by *** or # symbols Auto characters (e.g. auto indents instead of tabs, curly quotes instead of straight quotes, alt 0151 em dashes without spaces, and alt 0133 ellipses)

  • Author's rights

    If your story is published in an issue of All Worlds Wayfarer, we retain exclusive digital publishing rights for six months (starting at the ebook edition's publication). Afterward, we will keep the story available in our archives, but all rights revert to you. Note that your story will then be considered previously published, which may affect future submission opportunities with other markets, as not all markets accept previously published work.

  • Additional info

    We publish magazine issues quarterly on every equinox and solstice. In 2023, our publication dates will be: Vernal Equinox: March 20th (Issue 14) Summer Solstice: June 21st (Issue 15) Autumnal Equinox: September 22nd (Issue 16) Winter Solstice: December 21st (Issue 17)

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

28 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

6 days

Fastest response time

18 days

Slowest response time

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12-month average acceptance rate

28 days

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All Worlds Wayfarer is a quarterly literary magazine specializing in character-and-theme-driven speculative fiction. We celebrate stories that take readers on tours through wonderful and terrifying realms, evocative visions, and eye-opening new lives. When our readers come home, they should return e...

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