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Literary Magazine


Flash Fiction


Flash Nonfiction



MetaStellar is an online publication focusing on horror, fantasy and science fiction, launched in September 2020, founded by a dozen speculative fiction writers, editors and artists from around the world.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    One week*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:

Pays$0.08 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

    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 - 7500 words max

Max words: 1200

Max words: 7500

Sub Genres: Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction

Payment: $ 0.08 per word

Fiction - 1200 words max

Max words: 1200

Sub Genres: Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction

Payment: $ 0.08 per word


No specific limitations

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 500

Max words: 1000

Essays. Three main types: 1. those addressing scientific developments in areas like Artificial Intelligence and Space 2. those making critical observations on speculative fiction 3. those expounding on the writing process in speculative fiction


Max words: 500

Max words: 800

books, movies, TV Shows, videogames, and so on — as long as it falls into the science fiction, fantasy or horror genres also accept longer pieces if you are writing a listicle, such as “Ten Best Fantasy Novels Involving Dogs.”

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    Send a pitch along to the right editor with the subject line related to the genre.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    MetaStellar Magazine has two cycles for paid submissions each year, where we pay 8 cents a word for flash fiction. Unfortunately, we cannot pay for submissions outside these two cycles. interested in excerpts of 1,500 words to 10,000 words from published novels in horror, science fiction, or fantasy looking for previously published flash fiction and short stories that fall into the genres of science fiction, fantasy, and horror (up to 1,200 words or between 1,200 words and 7,500 words)

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

28 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

7 days

Fastest response time

45 days

Slowest response time

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Submission calls

    Nonfiction, Flash Nonfiction, Review


    always open for pitches

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    Editor Maria Korolov avatar

    Maria Korolov


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    Geordie Morse


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    Marie Ginga

    Reprints Editor

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    Amira Loutfi

    Art & Reviews Editor