Publisher: Zahir Publishing
Frequency: 3 times per year
Accepts Email Submissions: No
Website URL: http://www.zahirtales.com
Description: ZAHIR is a tri-annual journal of speculative fiction.
Editor(s): Sheryl Tempchin
Guidelines URL: Click here for writer's guidelines information.
Address: 315 S. Coast Hwy. 101
Encinitas, CA 92024
Rights: First worldwide serial rights, or one-time reprint rights
Needs: We are looking for well crafted speculative fiction--stories that challenge ordinary notions of reality, or that look at reality in new, imaginative ways. This can include science fiction, fantasy, surrealism, magical realism, or something unclassifiable that we haven't thought of yet. The thing we care about most is good, entertaining storytelling.
Length: Any length up to around 6000 words, although we will consider longer pieces if they are exceptional.
Payment: $10 plus 2 contributors copies
How to Submit: Regular mail: Submit complete manuscript with SASE. See website for details.
Response Time: Queries: 2 days to 2 weeks
Submissions: 2 to 8 weeks
Tips for Writers: The stories we are most likely to buy have interesting, well developed characters, and/or ideas that fascinate, thrill, chill, or amuse us. They must have some element of the fantastic or surreal.
Sample Copies/Subscription Information: Sample copy: U.S. $5.00, Canada and overseas $6.50. Subscription (3 issues): U.S. $12.00, Canada and overseas $18.00. Send check or moneyorder in U.S. funds to: ZAHIR, 315 S. Coast Hwy. 101, Suite U8, Encinitas, CA 92024