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Utopia Science Fiction Magazine

Literary Magazine





Utopia Science Fiction Magazine latest issue

A paying literary magazine of optimistic SF that’s proud to provide feedback on all submissions!

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

Pays$20-$35 per piece

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 - 5000 words max

Max words: 100

Max words: 5000

Sub Genres: Science Fiction, Speculative

Payment: $ 0 per word

Hard science fiction, stories based in explained, well researched science.

Nonfiction - 6000 words max

Max words: 6000

Payment: $ 20 per piece


Max pieces: 5

Please submit up to five short poems OR one long poem. A short poem is one page or less in size 12 Garamond font with 1.5 spacing. If the total length of two (or more) short poems does not exceed our one-page cut off for short poems, they will be accepted together as a short poem.


Max pieces: 5

Payment: $ 35 per piece

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    Fill the "cover letter" field in the submissions form.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Submissions must be in PDF or docx form and in proper manuscript format (our system can't process .rtf files!)

  • Author's rights

    We buy First North American Serial Rights and First Electronic Rights with two-year archival rights.

  • Additional info

    Pays! 4¢/word for a story, $5 for each accepted short poem, $10 for each accepted long poem, $20 for a non-fiction piece, $35 per accepted piece of artwork

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

79 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

5 days

Fastest response time

167 days

Slowest response time

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Welcome to Utopia Science Fiction (USF) Magazine. Founded July, 2019, we are a growing science fiction magazine dedicated to publishing quality science fiction short stories, science articles, and poetry. We put out a new issue on the 30th of every other month, and we release a free story and poem e...

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