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Hexagon SF Magazine

Literary Magazine





Quarterly online magazine of international speculative fiction ⬣ We publish the weird, wondrous, and whimsical!

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    10-35 days*
    Editor reported data
    45 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
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Payssee Genres section for details

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

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

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

Fiction - 10000 words max

Max words: 10000

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

Payment: CA$ 0.01 per word

We currently publish only speculative fiction.


Payment: CA$ 0.01 per word

No specific limitations


Payment: CA$ 40 per page

No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

    There is no need to include your mailing address. Please include a Content Warning for any stories involving suicide. Thank you in advance from the editor!

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Written works should be in .doc or .docx format. Standard manuscript format (Shunn) is expected, but not required.

  • Author's rights

    If accepted for publication, we purchase an exclusive licence to publish for a term of 90 days. After the 90 day term, the licence becomes non-exclusive, allowing creators to publish their work elsewhere. A licence agreement outlining all details will be offered upon acceptance.

  • Additional info

    We accept only previously unpublished short stories, flash fiction, and comics, in English or French. For previously unpublished works, we pay 0.01$ per word for all short stories up to 10,000 words, and $40/page for comics. We are working to offer more compensation as Hexagon grows. All rates are in CAD and paid via PayPal. No simultaneous submissions

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

45 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

17 days

Fastest response time

70 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 4 days, 2 days

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Submission calls


    Jul 1, 2024 - Jul 7, 2024

    All genres



Hexagon represents a diverse community of authors and artists who are passionate about short form speculative fiction. We currently accept both English and French short fiction. For more information, see our Submission Guidelines. We publish quarterly, with issues releasing on March 1st, June 1st, S...

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