Black Gate submission guidelines and market information

Black Gate



Black Gate Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

Black Gate accepts both electronic and physical submissions.

New Epoch Press
Attn: Submissions Dept
815 Oak Street
St. Charles, IL 60174

Editor: Howard Andrew Jones

Submitting Your Work to Black Gate

Before submitting to Black Gate

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. To be sure your submission is appropriate for this market, we recommend you familiarize yourself with Black Gate by reading a sample issue before submitting.


If you have recently submitted to Black Gate 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 Black Gate guidelines:

Black Gate publishes epic fantasy fiction at all lengths, including novel excerpts, as well as articles, news and reviews. We’re looking for adventure-oriented fantasy fiction suitable for all ages, as long as it is well written and original.

We feel that it’s critical to attract younger readers to the genre, and have advertised ourselves heavily as a family-friendly publication. We have a responsibility to honor that promise to our subscribers.

Submission Guidelines Details for Black Gate

Market Type:Magazine, Professional Market

Contact: Howard Andrew Jones, Managing Editor


Accepts: Adventure-oriented fantasy

Simultaneous Submissions:Yes

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    Last Post by Deleted Member
    May 30, 2014


    I just went to the Submission Gudelines page, and it said, "IMPORTANT NOTE: Black Gate is permanently closed to submissions. We are no longer buying fiction."