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Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

Publisher: Spilogale Inc

Established: 1949

Frequency: 11 issues per year

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Description: An award-winning SF magazine which is the original publisher of SF classics like Stephen King's Dark Tower, Daniel Keyes's Flowers for Algernon, and Walter M. Miller's A Canticle for Leibowitz.

Editor(s): Edward L. Ferman, Publisher / Gordon Van Gelder, Editor


Guidelines URL: Click here for writer's guidelines information.

Address: PO Box 1806

Madison Square Station
New York, NY 10159-1806.


Needs: We have no formula for fiction. We are looking for stories that will appeal to science fiction and fantasy readers. The SF element may be slight, but it should be present. We prefer character-oriented stories. We receive a lot of fantasy fiction, but never enough science fiction or humor. Do not query for fiction; send the entire manuscript. We publish fiction up to 25,000 words in length. Please read the magazine before submitting.

Length: We publish fiction up to 25,000 words in length.

Payment: Payment is 5-8 cents per word on acceptance. We buy first North American and foreign serial rights and an option on anthology rights. All other rights are retained by the author.

How to Submit: Send story submissions to Gordon Van Gelder, PO Box 1806, Madison Square Station, New York, NY 10159-1806.

Response Time: Allow 8 weeks for a response. Please write and enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope if you have any questions.

Sample Copies/Subscription Information: Subscription details are available on the website. A sample copy is available for $5. Requests for sample copies should be sent to Ed Ferman, 143 Cream Hill, West Cornwall, CT 06796.

This listing was lated updated on Aug-18-2000.

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