Penumbra submission guidelines and market information



Penumbra Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

Accepts submissions by email only. See guidelines for details.

Editor: CA Summers

Submitting Your Work to Penumbra

Before submitting to Penumbra

The Market List recommends you verify the market is active and accepting submissions before sending your manuscript via regular mail. You may verify a market status by either visiting their website, calling their listed phone number, or comfirming via regular mail that the market is still active before sending them your work.

If you have recently submitted to Penumbra or have experience with this market, please submit a comment below. Recent submission response times are always welcome and helpful to other writers.

From the Penumbra guidelines:

Word counts—500 to 3500 words.

Every month, we'll select a story from a new or unpublished author for our New Talent/Free Read page on the Penumbra website.  That author's story will be featured on our website and reimbursed at a flat rate.

Please send a cover letter with brief publishing history and your entire submission as a .doc or .rtf attachment to Please put "Penumbra submission" in the subject line of your email.  No simultaneous or multiple submissions please. We do not accept multiple submissions.

Submission Guidelines Details for Penumbra

Market Type: Magazine, Professional Market

Contact: CA Summers, Editorial Director


Accepts: Science Fiction, Fantasy (themed)

Simultaneous Submissions: No

Multiple Submissions: No

Reprints: Query

Web Address:

Click here for complete guidelines



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