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Bards and Sages Quarterly

Literary Magazine

Fiction

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Bards and Sages Quarterly latest issue

This is a quarterly journal of speculative fiction. We are interested in all speculative genres (horror, fantasy, science fiction, slipstream, steampunk, magical realism, etc) up to 5,000 words in length.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
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Pays$20-$50

Find more details in the Genres section

FeeNo

  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

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

  • Accepts previously published

    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 - 20000 words max

Max words: 20000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Fantasy, Horror, Magical Realism, Science Fiction, Speculative

Payment: $20-50

We are interested in all speculative genres (horror, fantasy, science fiction, slipstream, steampunk, magical realism, etc)

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    We have no interest in cover letters, long lists of previous publication credits, awards, or lengthy bios. This information is not forwarded to reviewers and will have no bearing on our review process. If a story is accepted, we will request all of that information then.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    All story submissions must be electronic format only in Word.doc, .docx, or RTF format. We work in Microsoft Word. Most major word processing programs can output your file to one of these formats without issue.

  • Author's rights

    Unless otherwise notes on a specific project, we are requesting non-exclusive, perpetual rights to publish your story or art in print and digital formats in the assigned project. In most cases, once a project is published, it remains available for sale forever. We won't unpublish a work to remove a story because nine months down the road you decided to self-publish it exclusively with Amazon. Please keep this in mind when submitting work.

  • Additional info

    Original, unpublished short stories up to 5000 words: $30 for non-exclusive, perpetual rights to publish the story in the assigned issue. Original, unpublished short stories from 5000-20000 words: $50 for non-exclusive, perpetual rights to publish the story in the assigned issue. Previously published short stories: $20 for the non-exclusive, perpetual right to publish the story in the assigned issue.

Tracker statistics

31

Total submissions tracked

90 days

Average response time

7.14%

Average acceptance rate

34 days

Fastest response time

155 days

Slowest response time

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About

Bards and Sages Publishing is a micro press that specializes in speculative fiction.

Founded

2008

Country

US

www.bardsandsages.com

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    Julie Ann Dawson

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    Samantha Payne

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    Brian Koukol

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