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.


PRINT MAGAZINES
ONLINE / ELECTRONIC MAGAZINES
ANTHOLOGIES


PRINT MAGAZINES

Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine
Black Cat Mystery Magazine  (Co-Editor Michael Bracken)
Cemetary Dance
Crimespree Magazine
Crimewave
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine
The People's Friend 
Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine 
Switchblade
The Strand Magazine


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ONLINE / ELECTRONIC MAGAZINES

All Due Respect: The Zine
Beat to a Pulp
Big Pulp 
Bronzeville Books 
Crime Syndicate Magazine
Crimson Streets
Flash Bang Mysteries 
I Pulp 
Kings River Life Magazine 
Mysterical-E
Mystery Weekly Magazine (also print version available)
Noir Nation (also print version available)
Raven Review
Retreats from Oblivion: The Journal of NoirCon
Serial Magazine
Shotgun Honey
Suspense Magazine - print and ezine
Thriller Magazine (non paying)
Tough
A Twist of Noir
Yellow Mama

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ANTHOLOGIES

Akashic Books (also online flash market)
California Schemin’—Bouchercon 2020 Short Story Anthology (closes 3/1/20)
Flame Tree Publishing (various)
Heartbreaks & Half-Truths: 21 Stories of Mystery & Suspense (closes 1/15/2020)
Low Down Dirty Vote II: Every Stolen Vote is a Crime (closes 1/31/2020)
Untreed Reads


NOVELLAS

Fahrenheit Press/ 69 Crime Doubles 






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