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Radon Journal

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Flash Fiction

Poetry

Art

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Triannual journal publishing prose and poetry relating to science fiction, anarchism, transhumanism, and cyberpunk dystopia. Radon is a semipro paying market that publishes quality literature every mid-January, May, and September.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    2-4 weeks*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    16 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:
    2% *
    Editor reported data
     / 
    5.42%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

Payssee Genres section for details

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

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net, Best Small Fictions, Best Microfiction

  • 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 - 3000 words max

Max words: 3000

Sub Genres: Science Fiction, Speculative

Payment: $ 0.02 per word

Science fiction, anarchism, transhumanism, and cyberpunk dystopian.

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Science Fiction, Speculative

Payment: $ 0.02 per word

Accepts up to three flash fiction stories per submission. They may all be in the same Word document.

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Payment: $ 20 per piece

No line limit. Poetry editor prefers free verse poems with narrative elements. Page and spoken word poems are equally welcome. Poetry editor enjoys purposeful line enjambment and consistent line lengths.

Art

Max pieces: 10

Payment: $ 100 per piece

We request digital-native artwork that is at least 300 DPI. We are unable to accept camera images of your physical work. Cover art should

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    We kindly request a third person bio that is 100-words or shorter in your Submittable cover letter. Also let us know if the story is a reprint.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    For quicker processing, please use a submission style similar to the modern manuscript format. We ask that you utilize single-spacing. Please use a standard 12pt font such as Times New Roman, Calibri, or Lato.

  • Author's rights

    For original work, Radon asks for first English digital rights and non-exclusive, indefinite archival rights.​ Full reprint rights revert back to the author 24 hours after publication.

  • Additional info

    Reprints are accepted at half pay rate. Art is $100 for issue cover art, $30 for back cover art, $20 for art used on our site

Tracker statistics

462

Total submissions tracked

16 days

Average response time

5.42%

Average acceptance rate

4 days

Fastest response time

48 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 107 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

5.38%

12-month average acceptance rate

15 days

12-month average response time

Managed by editors

Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open

    General

    Open

    Fee-free submissions open year-round and never close. However we internally break our reading up into thr

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About

​At Radon, we know what we love and hope you will share in our revelry. We strive to be a professional community for a unique blend of passions. Our goal is to amplify the voices of writers who see the world differently, who use story and verse to expose injustice and investigate our impending futur...

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Founded

2022

Country

US

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