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Non-paying Markets

Markets listed below are either published within the furry fandom or are of particular interest to furry writers due to their themes or focus (for example, werewolf or shapeshifter fiction). Remember, many non-furry markets — especially science fiction and fantasy publications — may be open to anthro-themed fiction. For help finding non-furry markets for your work, see Other Market Databases.

Markets are listed by deadline, with ongoing publications listed alphabetically at the bottom.

Always read the guidelines before submitting! If you have questions, contact the editor or publisher directly.

Last updated April 2, 2017.

Species: Foxes
Theme: furry stories with foxes
Length: 2,500–8,000 words
Publisher: Thurston Howl
Deadline: July 1, 2017
Guidelines: http://www.anthroaquatic.com/forum/index.php?topic=1198.0

Infurno: The Nine Circles of Hell
Theme: Dante’s Inferno
Length: 2,500–8,000 words
Publisher: Thurston Howl
Deadline: August 1, 2017
Guidelines: http://www.anthroaquatic.com/forum/index.php?topic=1292.msg1805

Furry Frolics (tentative title)
Theme: humor
Length: 2,500–8,000 words
Editor: Fred Patten
Publisher: Thurston Howl
Deadline: October 1, 2017
Guidelines: http://www.anthroaquatic.com/forum/index.php?topic=1314.0


Ongoing markets

Needs: “Writings about the furry fandom, what it means to be a furry, the history of furry, and just about anything meta-furry! We also welcome contributions of fiction, poetry, and most all types of writing. If you’d like to join as a contributor – either of writing or otherwise – feel free to let us know some about yourself and what you have to say or do with a completed article or work, and we’ll see about putting together a guest post. Additionally, if you would like to write for us regularly, let us know and we can see about pulling you on board.”
Length: Unknown
Submission Guidelines

Animal: A Beast of a Literary Magazine
Needs: “Looking for essays, stories, and poems that capture the essence and immediacy of the beast. Animal is a subject-specific litmag, however loosely we define ‘animal.’ In some form, we want a literal beast as a central character or motif. Render on the page what is both alien and familiar about an animal, animals, or being ‘animal.'” Literary, adventure, confession, experimental, ethnic, fantasy, horror, humor, mainstream, science fiction. Does not want anything overtly religious, pornographic, or sentimental.
Length: 5000 words
Submission Guidelines

Dogpatch Press
Needs: “News, essays, interviews, reviews, and other nonfiction relevant to the furry fandom. Especially welcome is content about furry as ‘subculture’: what makes it unique and sets it apart, who’s in it and why, and relationship with larger culture. ‘Crossover’ vectors are important – furries who are notable in the world, creators who move between subculture and mainstream, or topics that gain press attention and make people say ‘what the heck are furries?’ It shouldn’t forget the love that sets apart DIY, home-brewed, indie art and culture. It helps to have devoted familiarity with kindred spirits from punk rock, rave culture, comedy, low brow/pulp/trash, creators like John Waters, science fiction, animation, art film, fashion, fetish, street performing, or any other subcultural activity that expands the bubble of fandom. Attention to blog audience helps as well (adding eye-catching photos or graphics, and any social boost a submitter can bring).”
Length: About 1000 words
Submission Guidelines

North American Fur
Needs: An APA fanzine published twice a year. Membership is required for publication.
How to join

Got a market to add? Email us at furwritersguild@gmail.com or post it in the Calls for Submission thread in our forum.