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Prismatica: LGBTQ Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Translation

Art

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Prismatica: LGBTQ Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine latest issue

LGBTQ fantasy & sci-fi magazine featuring short fiction & poetry by both emerging/established LGBTQ writers

Highlights

This magazine may have some eligibility requirements

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    within 5-6 weeks*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    30 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:
    18% *
    Editor reported data
     / 
    20%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

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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

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net

  • 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: 500

Max words: 10000

Sub Genres: Fantasy, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Gothic, LGBTQ+ Stories, Magical Realism, Science Fiction, Speculative

Anything lies within the confines of fantasy or science-fiction are accepted, even “light” genres such as contemporary or urban fantasy with low-magic settings. We are looking for character-oriented stories.

Nonfiction

Sub Genres: , , , , ,

Articles, essays, and reviews pertaining to anything in the realm of LGBTQ sci-fi and fantasy. Have an article on the LGBTQ portrayals in your favorite fantasy tabletop game? A review of a new or old piece of queer SFF media? We want it all!!

Poetry

Poems in both metered and non-metered styles are accepted. Additionally, there are no restrictions on poetry form. Poetry submissions should not exceed 1,000 words.

Translation

Max words: 1000

poetry

Art

Prismatica Magazine features artwork as the cover of the month.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    We don't need a cover letter. :)

  • Eligibility

    LGBTQ+ creators

  • Formatting

    Please submit stories in standard manuscript format and in .RTF, .DOC, or .DOCX format. Poems should be sent in single spaced with the exception of those pieces that make use of stylistic spacing for visual impact.

  • Author's rights

    see https://prismaticapress.com/terms-and-conditions-writing

  • Additional info

    All submissions must be from self-identified LGBTQ+ members. If your story does not feature characters that identify somewhere on the LGBTQ+ spectrum, your story likely isn’t for us. We gladly accept work that has been printed elsewhere and do not claim First Rights.

Tracker statistics

29

Total submissions tracked

30 days

Average response time

20%

Average acceptance rate

5 days

Fastest response time

127 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 203 days

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Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open

    General

    Open

    Rolling submission window. When submissions for one issue closes, submissions for the next open.

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About

Prismatica Magazine is a quarterly LGBTQ fantasy & science fiction magazine. Prismatica features short fiction and poetry from emerging and established LGBTQ authors. In the magazine’s stories and poems, readers can find fantasy and science-fiction of all sub-genres and cross-genres. We happily incl...

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Founded

2018

Country

US

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    Editor Annaelise Montez avatar

    Annaelise Montez

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Briar Ripley Page avatar

    Briar Ripley Page

    Senior Editor

    Editor Bankston Creech avatar

    Bankston Creech

    Senior Editor

    Editor Devon Webb avatar

    Devon Webb

    Editor