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Orion's Belt

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Poetry

Art

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We publish experimental literary speculative fiction.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    1 week*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    10 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    0.93%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

Pays$0.08 per word

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 - 1200 words max

Max words: 1200

Sub Genres: Speculative

Payment: $ 0.08 per word

All stories must contain significant speculative elements

Poetry

Max pieces: 1

Payment: $ 0.08 per word

Speculative elements must be significant. We accept a maximum of three poems per calendar month. All forms and styles.

Art

Payment: $ 0.08 per word

No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    A cover letter is expected. This needn’t be long or detailed. In the body of the letter, include your name, the title of your story, its length, its genre or subgenre, up to three previous publications, and any other information you deem relevant.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Stories need not necessarily follow Standard Manuscript Format, but it is preferred. The font should be 12-point Times New Roman.

  • Author's rights

    Orion’s Belt pays for first worldwide electronic and print rights and for non-exclusive reprint rights.

  • Additional info

    Pays! $.08 per word.

Tracker statistics

716

Total submissions tracked

10 days

Average response time

0.93%

Average acceptance rate

0 days

Fastest response time

63 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 136 days, 152 days, 310 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

0.91%

12-month average acceptance rate

10 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls

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About

Orion’s Belt is a literary speculative-fiction online magazine. We specialize in the strange and poignant and awe-inspiring, stories that have a cosmic scale and intimate personal stakes. Currently, we publish fiction and poetry, one story and one poem per month. All submissions must be 1200 words o...

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Founded

2021

Country

US

www.orions-belt.net

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    Editor Joshua Fagan avatar

    Joshua Fagan

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Lindsey Ragsdale avatar

    Lindsey Ragsdale

    Fiction Editor

    Editor Jenelle DeCosta avatar

    Jenelle DeCosta

    Fiction Editor

    Editor December Cuccaro avatar

    December Cuccaro

    Fiction Editor

    Editor Jenna Hanchey avatar

    Jenna Hanchey

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Elise Le Bihan avatar

    Elise Le Bihan

    Poetry Editor