Recently a press release popped into my inbox for a new online magazine called Dark Fiction, which specializes in audio short stories for portable enjoyment of science fiction, fantasy, and horror.
I thought it would be a handy resource to pull together all those online magazines (whether free readin’ or not) so that we can A) support them and B) go and find lots of lovely fiction and articles to read!
Here is my list—it is far from exhaustive… In the comments it would be awesome if you lovely lot could feedback as to the quality of the magazines listed, and provide links to any that I might have missed.
(All magazine descriptions come from their respective websites.)
An online non-fiction magazine devoted to the discussion of science fiction, fantasy, and related literature.
A monthly science fiction and fantasy magazine, with at least two pieces of original fiction from new and established authors.
A weekly (ish) genre short fiction ezine, with reviews, and occasional features and interviews.
A quarterly magazine for speculative fiction.
A weekly web-based magazine of and about speculative fiction: publishes short fiction, poetry, reviews and articles of interest each week on a Monday.
This one is a subscription magazine, with short fiction and articles. The last issue was Arab/Muslim themed.
Innsmouth Free Press
Innsmouth Free Press is a Canadian micro-publisher dedicated to horror and dark fiction. The website provides daily non-fiction and free tri-annual short fiction.
The premier science fiction podcast magazine.
A new literary speculative poetry quarterly.
The premier horror fiction podcast.
Which can you recommend?
Amanda Rutter contributes reviews and a regular World Wide Wednesday post to fantasyliterature.com, as well as reviews for her own site floortoceilingbooks.com (covering more genres than just speculative), Vector Reviews and Hub magazine.