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Fusion Fragment

Literary Magazine


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A Canadian-based magazine publishing science fiction and SF-tinged literary fiction stories and novelettes.


  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    1-3 weeks*
    Editor reported data
    4 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
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PaysCA$0.04 per word

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’ll be publishing reprints, but no more than one per issue, so expect acceptance rates to be accordingly lower.

    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 - 15000 words max

Max words: 2000

Max words: 15000

Sub Genres: Science Fiction

Payment: CA$ 0.04 per word

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    If you’d like to include a cover letter, feel free to do so. If you’d rather leave it blank, that’s fine, too. (Note that the submission system requires you to enter something in the cover letter field–if you don’t want to include one, just write “Blank” or something like that.) We’re always interested in publishing work by marginalized voices. If that’s you, and you feel comfortable doing so, please call this out in your cover letter.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Send your stories in RTF, DOC, DOCX or ODT file formats. Standard manuscript formatting is nice but not necessary. No one’s going to get accepted or rejected based on manuscript formatting, so don’t stress about it.

  • Author's rights

    This magazine does not list any details on their website for this section.

  • Additional info

    Pays! 4 cents (Canadian) per word up to $400 per story Accept previously published: usually publishes one reprint per issue We’re always interested in publishing work by marginalized voices. If that’s you, and you feel comfortable doing so, please call this out in your cover letter.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

4 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

1 days

Fastest response time

28 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 256 days, -360 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics


12-month average acceptance rate

4 days

12-month average response time

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Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open




Although any science fiction subgenre is fair game, our tastes lean towards slipstream, cyberpunk, post-apocalypse, and anything with a little taste of the bizarre. FF prefers character-driven stories, and often skews towards quiet, reflective pieces. If the primary tone of your story is one of high...

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    Cavan Terrill