Weird Tales submission guidelines and market information

Weird Tales



Weird Tales Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

PO Box 28190
Tallahassee, FL 32315

Editor: Marvin Kaye

Submitting Your Work to Weird Tales

Before submitting to Weird Tales

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 Weird Tales by reading a sample issue before submitting.


If you have recently submitted to Weird Tales 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 Weird Tales guidelines:

Where other current-day magazines of the fantastic often focus on a certain “flavor” (e.g., fantasy, horror, science fiction), WEIRD TALES' aesthetic is harder to pin down — except that, quite simply, we are all about stuff that is weird. Truly extraordinary fiction you cannot find anywhere else. Stories that might tap on the shoulder of an innocent bystander, whisper in their ear, slap them across the face, and leave them with a strange new passion for the unique and unknown.

Submission Guidelines Details for Weird Tales

Market Type:Magazine, Professional Market

Contact: Marvin Kaye, Editor

Accepts: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror

Multiple Submissions: No

Reprints: No

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  • Admin
    Admin From the Weird Tales website: PLEASE NOTE: This venerable magazine has recently been acquired by a new publisher. And therefore there will be a new Editor-in-Chief: Marvin Kaye. New Submission Guidelines as well as new submission instructions will be fort...  more
    November 30, 2011



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  • About Weird Tales was launched in 1923 to showcase writers trying to publish stories so bizarre and far out, no one else would publish them. Today, Weird Tales carries that mission forward into the 21st century, finding the most talented new writers, artists, and creators whose visions are too incredible to fit within the comfortable little boxes of everyday experience.