List of Webzines

The purpose of this page is to concisely list webzines of a certain type to let people know what’s out there (and to provide easy access to them for myself and others). See below for sources and criteria. See List of Professional SF/F/H Magazines for a categorized list of links to all pro zines (which partly supersedes this page).

Pro Zines

      1. Apex Magazine
      2. Beneath Ceaseless Skies
      3. Clarkesworld Magazine
      4. Compelling Science Fiction
      5. Diabolical Plots
      6. Flash Fiction Online
      7. Grievous Angel (listed in Ralan’s flash category)
      8. Lightspeed
      9. Nature (listed in Ralan’s flash category)
      10. Nightmare
      11. Strange Horizons
      12. Terraform (no Ralan listing)
      13. Tor.com (no Ralan listing)
      14. Uncanny

Other Zines

      1. Abyss & Apex
      2. Bracken
      3. Crimson Streets
      4. The Dark (semipro)
      5. Electric Spec
      6. GigaNotoSaurus (token – special niche of long web fiction)
      7. Heroic Fantasy Quarterly (semipro)
      8. James Gunn’s Ad Astra
      9. Kaleidotrope
      10. Metaphorosis
      11. Mythic Delirium
      12. NewMyths.com
      13. Pedestal Magazine
      14. Perihelion Science Fiction
      15. Shimmer (semipro)
      16. The Sockdolager
      17. SQ Mag
      18. Three-Lobed Burning Eye

Definitions and Explanation of Listing Criteria

This page defines a webzine as an active magazine listed by the SFWA and/or Ralan which is presented on a website and has no obstructions to reading and reviewing the fiction on its webpages. (Some otherwise qualifying webzines are not listed due to judgment calls regarding the zines’ having a scope even narrower than science fiction, fantasy, and/or horror due to generic, regional, or other limiting criteria.) These webzines are divided into “pro” and “other” groups. If a zine appears as an SFWA-qualifying market or in Ralan’s Pro Markets, then it’s a Pro Zine (and if I can’t find it listed by both, that’s noted). If it appears in Ralan’s Semipro, Pay, or Token Markets then it is an Other Zine (and is a “Pay” zine unless otherwise noted).

Within the above criteria, I try to list all pro, semi-pro, and pay zines. (If you feel one is missing, contact me.) Token markets need a special reason to be listed (such as GigaNotoSaurus being an exception to the above “narrower scope” clause because it covers short fiction at underrepresented longer lengths).


Page created: 2016-12-22/Last updated: 2017-12-15

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