Asimov's Science Fiction submission guidelines and market information

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Asimov's Science Fiction Submission Guidelines

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Editor: Gardner Dozois

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To be sure your submission is appropriate for this market, we recommend you familiarize yourself with Asimov's Science Fiction by reading a sample issue before submitting.

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From the Asimov's Science Fiction guidelines:

In general, we’re looking for “character oriented” stories, those in which the characters, rather than the science, provide the main focus for the reader’s interest. Serious, thoughtful, yet accessible fiction will constitute the majority of our purchases, but there’s always room for the humorous as well. Borderline fantasy is fine, but no Sword & Sorcery, please. Neither are we interested in explicit sex or violence. A good overview would be to consider that all fiction is written to examine or illuminate some aspect of human existence, but that in science fiction the backdrop you work against is the size of the Universe.

Submission Guidelines Details for Asimov's Science Fiction

Market Type:Magazine

Contact: Gardner Dozois

Accepts: Fantasy, Poetry, Science Fiction

Web Address: http://www.asimovs.com

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  • About Asimov's Science Fiction features novellas, novelettes, short stories, poems, and fact-based articles by the genre's leading authors. Larry Niven, Robert Silverberg, Geoffrey Landis, Eleanor Arnason, James Patrick Kelly, and Kage Baker, are some of the magazine's stellar contributors. (10 issues per year. Published monthly except for our April/May and October/November issues; these are double issues.)