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The Chicago Chakram journal of pulp and literary fantasy

Literary Magazine



A Xena-inspired fantasy fiction journal seeking longer english-language short stories internationally.


This magazine may have some eligibility requirements

Please double-check before submitting.

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    Avg. 5 days, max 31*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:

Pays$200 per piece

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

    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

    From the editors


  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

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

Fiction (Fantasy)

Max words: 4000

Max words: 9000

Sub Genres: Literary, Action-Adventure, Fantasy, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Historical, Horror, Humor, LGBTQ+ Stories, Romance

Payment: $ 200 per piece

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    Please be human. If you wrote a first draft by hand, we already love you.

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

Managed by editors

Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open


The Chicago Chakram journal of pulp and literary fantasy is seeking submissions for its inaugural issue. We invite one and all to send a longer short story as described on our website's FAQ. Every selected author will receive $200 and 5% of the profits from our first issue. Every story will be pr...

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