The SFWA Blog


SFWA is an organization for published authors and industry professionals in the fields of science fiction, fantasy, and related genres. SFWA is home to over 1900 authors, artists, and allied professionals, and is widely recognized as one of the most effective non-profit writers’ organizations in existence. Each year the organization presents the prestigious Nebula Awards® for the year’s best literary and dramatic works of speculative fiction

Editorial Needs

They are looking for articles including, but not limited to:

  • discussions of the genre publishing business (traditional and self-publishing);
  • essays on the writing process
  • issues related to a writer’s lifestyle.
  • 500-1000 words (serialization possible in limited circumstances)
  • Accept attachments in the formats - .doc, .docx, pdf, or .rtf file formats

Payment Information

Payment Information, According to Our Best Research (May Change, or Be Innaccurate)

6 cents per word, reprints at 1 cent per word

According to our best research, the maximum they will pay is $60.

Payment Reports

Year Pay (US $) Words Payment Speed Payment Difficulty Research & Reporting Publication Type Comments
2016 $0.06/word.
$60 total
1000 words Less than a Month Effortless Paymnt Little to None  
"Great experience"
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Contact & Submission Information

Their official website

To learn more, read their submission guidelines