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Spaceports & Spidersilk

Literary Magazine


Flash Fiction






Spaceports & Spidersilk is a print magazine for younger readers [8-9 on up through 89]. It features short stories, poems, and art, as well as brief essays on science and the environment, interviews, quizzes, contests...

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  • Acceptance rate:

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

    From the editors

    Spaceports & Spidersilk will accept reprints, provided they are identified as such, provided you have the rights to the work, and provided you tell us where and when the submission was first 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

    From the editors


  • 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: 1000

Max words: 3000

Sub Genres: Action-Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction

Payment: $ 6

genre stories between 1000 and 3000 words

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Sub Genres: Action-Adventure, Horror, Science Fiction

Payment: $ 3

flash fiction – less than 1000 words

Nonfiction - 800 words max

Max words: 800

Payment: $


Max lines: 25

Payment: $ 2


Max words: 800

Payment: $


Payment: $4-10

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How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    If Spaceports & Spidersilk accepts your submission, we will ask for your mailing address so that we may send your payment and contributor’s copy. We will also ask for a brief bio of the writer or artist.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    RTF. Please submit poems in the body of the email

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    The genres for Spaceports & Spidersilk include fantasy, science fiction, and a category we are going to define as ‘shadow stories’. Shadow stories are mild horror. We want spooky, not terrifying. Most of all, we want ADVENTURES! And especially SF or fantasy adventures. We prefer to see stories that have young protagonists—someone the younger readers can connect with. Payment. $6.00 for each accepted original story; $3.00 for each accepted flash fiction; $2.00 for each accepted story reprint; $2.00 for each accepted poem; $10.00 for the cover art; $4.00 for each accepted b&w illustration Copies. If Spaceports & Spidersilk accepts your submission, we will ask for your mailing address so that we may send your payment and contributor’s copy.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

113 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

67 days

Fastest response time

113 days

Slowest response time

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Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open








    Editor Tyree Campbell avatar

    Tyree Campbell


    Editor Marcie Lynn Tentchoff avatar

    Marcie Lynn Tentchoff

    Editor, Spaceports & Spidersilk