Help needed identifying online venues for weird fiction

Last year, while reading for Year’s Best Weird Fiction, I read a lot of online fiction. (I read a lot of books, too, obviously). 12 of 20 stories selected for volume 2 of YBWF came from online venues. There are a lot of places online to read speculative, weird, genre, experimental fiction. Below is my list of online venues that I currently read with an eye toward YBWF. But I know there must be more. Tell me what I should add to the list.

Tor.com
http://www.tor.com/stories/prose

Nightmare Magazine
http://www.nightmare-magazine.com/

Lightspeed Magazine
http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/

Weird Fiction Review
http://weirdfictionreview.com/

Subterranean Online (DEFUNCT)
http://subterraneanpress.com/magazine

Unlikely Story
http://www.unlikely-story.com/

Shimmer Magazine
http://www.shimmerzine.com/

Farrago’s Wainscot
http://www.farragoswainscot.com/

Uncanny Magazine
http://uncannymagazine.com/type/fiction/

Bourbon Penn
http://www.bourbonpenn.com/

Interfictions
http://interfictions.com/

Fiddleblack
https://fiddleblack.org/

The Dark
http://thedarkmagazine.com/

See the Elephant

See the Elephant Magazine

Apex Magazine
http://www.apex-magazine.com/

Crossed Genres Magazine
http://crossedgenres.com/

Axolotl Magazine
http://www.axolotlmag.com/

Pank
http://pankmagazine.com/

Strange Horizons
http://strangehorizons.com/

Clarkesworld
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/

Abyss & Apex
http://www.abyssapexzine.com/

Ideomancer
http://www.ideomancer.com/

Beneath Ceaseless Skies
http://www.beneath-ceaseless-skies.com/

Lovecraft eZine
http://lovecraftzine.com/

Lakeside Circus
http://lakesidecircus.com/

Lackington’s Magazine
http://lackingtons.com/

Daily Science Fiction
http://dailysciencefiction.com/

GigaNotoSaurus
http://giganotosaurus.org/

Cafe Irreal
http://cafeirreal.alicewhittenburg.com/index.htm

Hobart
http://www.hobartpulp.com/

Theaker’s Quarterly Fiction
http://theakersquarterly.blogspot.ca/

The Book Smugglers
http://thebooksmugglers.com/

Luna Station Quarterly
http://lunastationquarterly.com/

Conjunctions
http://www.conjunctions.com/addit.htm

  23 comments for “Help needed identifying online venues for weird fiction

  1. Jodi Lester
    February 8, 2015 at 12:35 pm

    Shroud Quarterly (though they do an annual print omnibus)

    • Michael
      February 8, 2015 at 12:43 pm

      Jodi,

      It doesn’t look like you can read it online. Or am I missing something?

      • Jodi Lester
        February 8, 2015 at 1:16 pm

        Oops. My mistake. It’s an electronic quarterly. :p

        • Michael
          February 8, 2015 at 1:44 pm

          No worries!

  2. February 8, 2015 at 5:14 pm

    Here’s two speculative/slipstream magazines for you to check out:

    Slink Chunk Press https://slinkchunkpress.wordpress.com
    A Cappella Zoo http://www.acappellazoo.com

    • Michael
      February 8, 2015 at 5:18 pm

      Thanks, Carrie! Will do!

  3. Rhonda
    February 9, 2015 at 2:57 am

    Postscripts to Darkness !

    • Michael
      February 9, 2015 at 6:11 am

      Thans, Rhonda. I do read Postscripts to Darkness, but I’m specifically asking about online only venues.

  4. Candy Caradoc
    February 9, 2015 at 8:21 am

    Don’t know how helpful these will be, but I’ll leave it for you to judge…

    Flash fic:

    Apocrypha and Abstractions
    https://apocryphaandabstractions.wordpress.com/current-issue/

    Smashed Cat Magazine
    http://www.smashedcat.com

    Spec fic:

    Roar and Thunder
    http://roarandthunder.com.au/back-issues/

    Other:

    3:AM Magazine
    http://www.3ammagazine.com/3am/index/fiction/

    Cheers,
    Candy

    • Michael
      February 9, 2015 at 8:24 pm

      Thank you, Candy! Appreciate it, as always.

  5. February 9, 2015 at 10:06 am

    Fireside Fiction has some great genre stories, though they are not strictly a genre magazine.

    • Michael
      February 9, 2015 at 8:24 pm

      Thank you, Johann!

  6. February 9, 2015 at 12:38 pm

    Goldfish Grimm’s Spicy Fiction Sushi:
    http://www.goldfishgrimm.com/

    • Michael
      February 9, 2015 at 8:25 pm

      Thanks, Giselle!

  7. February 11, 2015 at 10:14 pm

    Three Lobed Burning Eye Magazine

    http://www.3lobedmag.com/

    • Michael
      February 12, 2015 at 6:12 am

      Thank, William!

  8. Donna
    February 14, 2015 at 11:23 am

    Sirens Call ezine.

    • Michael
      February 16, 2015 at 8:58 am

      Thanks!

  9. February 15, 2015 at 9:14 am

    Okey-Panky is brand new, and they’ve published only two stories so far I think, but I think they might publish stuff that will fall in the ‘weird stuff’ category… (judging by their editor-in-chief, writer J.Robert Lennon)

    http://okeypanky.com/

    • Michael
      February 16, 2015 at 8:57 am

      Thank you!

  10. February 21, 2015 at 3:49 pm

    Cease, Cows is super weird, super awesome.

    • Michael
      February 22, 2015 at 8:26 am

      Oh, thanks!

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