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You'll find a useful list HERE

And a huge list of Agents HERE (with Interesting Comments from Gerard Jones) 

And here are a few more potential markets. The further down the list you go, the harder they are to break into - and the more they pay!

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Best Bets for Beginners

Beginnings, A Magazine for the Novice Writer

P.O. Box 92-N, Shirley NY 11967. Web site: www.scbeginnings.com. Jenine Boisits, Fiction Editor. Tel: (614)924-7824. E-mail: jenineb@optonline.net. Submit via e-mail. NSSWM: 302. Semiannual. Pays one contributor copy for first rights.

Novice stats: "Everyone who is published in my magazine is a novice writer," says Boisits. "Except, of course, the articles by the professional writers on the craft of writing."

The Copperfield Review

A Journal for Readers and Writers of Historical Fiction

P.O. Box 11091, Canoga Park CA 91309. E-mail: info@copperfieldreview.com.

Web site: www.copperfieldreview.com. NSSWM: 351. Submit via e-mail to Meredith Allard, Editor in Chief. Quarterly. Acquires one-time rights.

Novice stats: "Between 30 and 50 percent of our writers have never been published, although the number varies. Some issues may have up to 60 percent new writers," Allard says.

Mindprints, A Literary Journal

Paul Fahey, Editor, Learning Assistance Program, Allan Hancock College, 800 S. College Dr., Santa Maria CA 93454. Tel: (805)922-6399, ext. 3274. E-mail: pafahey@hancock.cc.ca.us. Web site: www.hancock.cc.ca.us/studentservices/learning_assistance/mindprints/index.html. Submit via mail or e-mail. NSSWM: 233. Annual. Pays one contributor copy for one-time rights.

Novice stats: "In our first issue, 70 percent of the artists and writers enjoyed their first publishing success. Our second issue is about the same, 60-70 percent," Fahey says.

Moxie, For the Woman Who Dares

Emily Hancock, Editor, 1230 Glen Ave., Berkeley CA 94708. E-mail: emily@moxiemag.com. Web site: www.moxiemag.com. NSSWM: 315. Submit via e-mail. Online only; updated bimonthly. Pays $10 for one-time rights.

Novice stats: "We do feature at least 100 new writers a year," Hancock says.

Prose Ax

Jhoanna Calma, Editor, P.O. Box 22643, Honolulu HI 96823. E-mail: prose_ax@att.net. Web site: www.proseax.com. NSSWM: 341. Submit via e-mail. Quarterly. Pays two contributor copies for one-time and e-rights.

Novice stats: "I'd say about 85 percent of our writers have never been published in a 'major' publication before, and 50 percent of them have never been published at all," Calma says.

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Internet Envy

The Barcelona Review

Jill Adams, Editor, Correu Vell 12-2, Barcelona Spain 08002. E-mail: bar_rev@eresmas.net. Web site: www.barcelonareview.com. NSSWM: 345. Submit via mail or e-mail. Bimonthly. Pays in professional Spanish translation of story for exclusive e-rights.

Note: "When a story is accepted at TBR, it receives a careful editing. Editing suggestions and comments are then sent to the author who prepares a final draft," says Adams. "This process helps the writer to see the stages a manuscript goes through and involves his/her input."

The Blue Moon Review

14313 Winter Ridge Lane, Midlothian VA 23112. E-mail: fiction@thebluemoon.com. Web site: www.TheBlueMoon.com. NSSWM: 348. Submit via e-mail. Quarterly. No payment; acquires first North American serial and one-time anthology rights.

Cafe Irreal

Email submissions to editors@cafeirreal.com. Web site: www.cafeirreal.com. NSSWM: 349. Semiannual. Pays 1 cent/word, $2 min., for first e-rights.

PIF

Email submissions to editor@pifmagazine.com. Web site: www.pifmagazine.com. NSSWM: 366. Monthly. Pays $50-200 for first North American serial rights.

The Rose & Thorn Literary E-Zine

E-mail submissions to: BAQuinn@aol.com. Web site: members.aol.com/Raven763/index.html. NSSWM: 264. Quarterly. No payment; author retains all rights.

Note: "Zines like ours provide all authors, of every level, a community of avid readers and writers who appreciate good writing. You'll receive immediate feedback, and that's a wonderful thing," says Editor Barbara Quinn.

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Genre Gems

Analog Science Fiction and Fact

Stanley Schmidt, Editor, 475 Park Ave. S., 11th Fl., New York NY 10016. E-mail: analog@dellmagazines.com. Web site: www.analogsf.com. Submit via mail. Monthly. Pays 6-8 cents/word for short stories; $450-600 for stories of 7,500 to 10,000 words; and 5-6 cents/word for longer material. Buys first North American serial rights.

Asimov's Science Fiction

Gardner Dozois, Editor, 475 Park Ave. S., 11th Fl., New York NY 10016. E-mail: asimovs@dellmagazines.com. Web site: www.asimovs.com. NSSWM: 376. Published 11/year. Pays 5-8 cents/word for first North American serial rights.

Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

475 Park Ave. S., 11th Fl., New York NY 10016. Tel: (212)686-7188. E-mail: elleryqueen@dellmagazines.com. Web site: www.themysteryplace.com. NSSWM: 398. Published 11/year. Pays 5-8 cents/word for first North American serial rights.

Quantum Muse

5 East Eglin Blvd., Londonderry NH 03053. E-mail: editors@quantummuse.com. Web site: www.quantummuse.com. Submit via e-mail. Online only; Web site updated regularly. Pays $10 for one-time rights.

Sci Fiction

Ellen Datlow, Fiction Editor, 48 Eight Ave., PMB 405, New York NY 10014. E-mail: sfeditor@scifi.com. Web site: www.scifi.com/scifiction. Submit via e-mail. NSSWM: 368. Online only; new material appears regularly. Pays 20 cents/word up to $3,500.

Note: Refer to the Sci Fiction Web site for the publication's new address, which was not available at press time.

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Fame Without Fortune

Crazyhorse

Bret Lott, Fiction Editor, College of Charleston, Dept. of English, 66 George St., Charleston SC 29424. Tel: (843)953-7740. E-mail: crazyhorse@cofc.edu. NSSWM: 190. Semiannual. Pays two contributor copies for first North American serial rights.

Note: "Write the very best you possibly can. That sounds flip and easy, but we mean it," says Lott. "Too often submissions come to us that are simply underdone, as though they were cakes pulled from the oven too early in the rush to eat dessert."

Crescent Review

P.O. Box 7959, Shallotte NC 28470. E-mail: crescentreview@mindspring.com. Web site: www.crescentreview.org/WebPages/content.html. NSSWM: 190. Triannual; reads from January to April and from July to October. Pays two contributor copies for first North American serial rights.

Prairie Schooner

201 Andrews Hall, University of Nebraska, Lincoln NE 68588. Tel: (402)472-0911. E-mail: eflanaga@unlnotes.unl.edu. Web site: www.unl.edu/schooner/psmain.htm. NSSWM: 256. Quarterly; reads September through May. Pays in contributor copies for all rights.

Snake Nation Review

110 W. Force St., Valdosta GA 31601. Tel: (912)244-0752. E-mail: jeana@snakenationpress.org. NSSWM: 274. Quarterly. Pays two contributor copies for one-time rights.

StoryQuarterly

M.M.M. Hayes, Editor, 431 Sheridan Rd., Kenilworth IL 60043. E-mail: storyquarterly@yahoo.com. Web site: www.storyquarterly.com. Submit via e-mail. NSSWM: 278. Annual; reads October through March. Pays 10 contributor copies, plus lifetime subscription, for one-time rights.

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You're in the Money

Capper's

1503 SW 42nd St., Topeka KS 66609. Tel: (913)274-4345. E-mail: cappers@cjnetworks.com. Web site: www.cappers.com. NSSWM: 380. Biweekly. Pays $75-300 for first North American serial rights.

Glimmer Train

710 SW Madison St., #504, Portland OR 97205. E-mail: info@glimmertrain.com. Web site: www.glimmertrain.com. Submit via mail or e-mail. NSSWM: 204. Quarterly; reads in January, April, July and October. Pays $500 for first rights.

Ploughshares, The Literary Journal

Fiction Editor, Emerson College, Dept. M, 120 Boylston St., Boston MA 02116. Tel: (617)824-8753. E-mail: pshares@emerson.edu. Web site: www.pshares.org. NSSWM: 252. Triquarterly; reads August through March. Pays $250 max. for first North American serial rights.

PRISM International

Dept. of Creative Writing, Buch E462-1866 Main Mall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1 Canada. Tel: (604)822-2514. E-mail: prism@interchange.ubc.ca. Web site: www.arts.ubc.ca/prism. NSSWM: 257. Quarterly. Pays $20/page for first North American serial rights.

Tin House

Submissions Editor, P.O. Box 10500, Portland OR 97296. Web site: www.tinhouse.com. NSSWM: 286. Quarterly. Pays $200 min. for first North American serial rights.

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Pie in the Sky

The Atlantic Monthly

77 N. Washington St., Boston MA 02114. Tel: (617)854-7700. Web site: www.theatlantic.com. NSSWM: 376. Monthly. Pays up to $3,000 for first North American serial rights.

Harper's

Editor, 66 Broadway, 11th Fl., New York NY 10012. Tel: (212)614-6500. Submit via mail with a SASE. Web site: www.harpers.org. NSSWM: 387. Monthly. Pays 50 cents to $1/word. Rights vary.

The New Yorker

4 Times Square, New York NY 10036. Tel: (212)286-5900. Web site: www.newyorker.com. NSSWM: 395. Weekly; currently closed to unsolicited submissions. Payment and rights vary.

The Paris Review

541 E. 72nd St., New York NY 10021. Tel: (212)861-0016. E-mail: queries@theparisreview.com. Web site: www.parisreview.com. NSSWM: 247. Quarterly. Pays $600 for all rights.

Zoetrope: All-Story

916 Kearny St., San Francisco CA 94133. Tel: (415)788-7500. E-mail: info@all-story.com. Web site: www.all-story.com.NSSWM: 297. Quarterly; reads September through May. Pays $1,500 for first North American serial rights, plus 2-year film option.

(From a list first posted by Kelly Nickell and Anne Bowling)

 
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