Markets for Mystery and Crime Short Fiction

Below is a sample of publications open to short mystery fiction. We will try to keep the links here up to date, but market status changes frequently.

To add, remove, or correct a market, email KEVINRTIPPLE at VERIZON dot NET.

We recommend reading a publication's previous issues or editions to get the best idea of what is accepted. It is common sense to read and follow submission guidelines. Editors have every right to reject improperly formatted or unsuitable submissions.


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ONLINE / ELECTRONIC MAGAZINES
ANTHOLOGIES


PRINT MAGAZINES

Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine
Black Cat Mystery Magazine 
Cemetary Dance
Crimespree Magazine
Crimewave
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine
Hardboiled
Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine  (closed until 2019 except for non fiction and Sherlock Holmes pastiches)
Switchblade
The Strand Magazine


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ONLINE / ELECTRONIC MAGAZINES

Beat to a Pulp
Betty Fedora
Big Pulp 
Crime Syndicate Magazine
Crimson Streets
Flash Bang Mysteries 
I Pulp 
Kings River Life Magazine 
Mysterical-E
Mystery Weekly Magazine
Over My Dead Body
Pulp Metal Magazine
Retreats from Oblivion: The Journal of NoirCon
Shotgun Honey
Suspense Magazine - print and ezine
Thrillers, Killers 'n' Chillers
Tough
A Twist of Noir
Yellow Mama


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Akashic Books (also online flash market)
Level Best Books
Untreed Reads


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