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Submission Guidelines

Our submission window for Issue 01 will be open from November 1-14, 2021.

All submissions to Solarpunk Magazine are done via Moksha. Any submissions received via email will be deleted without a response.

Please read the full submission guidelines on our Moksha page before submitting your work.

The Basics:

Simultaneous submissions: No
Unsolicited reprints: No
Translations: Yes
Multiple Submissions: No, not within each category. But you can enter one submission per category per submission period. For example, you can submit one flash fiction and one short story, and poetry in the same submission window.

Basic Formatting:
Times New Roman
12pt font
Double spaced (poetry does not need to be double spaced)
Indented paragraphs, and no extra space after paragraphs (fiction and nonfiction)
Number your pages
.doc, .docx, or .pdf for text files
.jpg or .png 330+ DPI for image files

Word Counts:

Flash Fiction: 500-1500 words
Short Stories: 1500-7500 words
Poetry: send up to 5 poems or 5 pages of poems, whichever is shorter. Prose should be submitted as fiction.
Nonfiction: 1000-1500 words

Pay Rates:

If our Kickstarter campaign is successfully funded, Solarpunk Magazine will pay professional market rates as defined by the SFWA. Those rates are as follows:

Fiction: $.08 per word ($80 minimum)
Poetry: $40 per poem
Nonfiction: $75 per essay, article, etc.
Cover Art: $100 for reprints, $300 for original unpublished
Inside Art: $50 for reprints, $150 for original unpublished

If your submission is accepted, a copy of our publishing contract will be emailed to you to read, sign, and return.

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