Mysterion is Open/ How to Submit (Payment: 8 cents per word).

Mysterion seeks speculative fiction stories that revolve around Christian themes, or includes Christian characters, or cosmology. The magazine accepts both reprints and original stories. The deadline for submissions is January 31, 2020.

Who is Eligible to Submit:

  • Any writer from anywhere in the world, writing in English.
  • There is no submission fee.

How to Submit:

  • Submit a short story of not more than 9000 words that engages with a Christian theme, or includes a Christian character. Note that this doesn’t mean you must be Christian; they would love to see stories from writers of diverse backgrounds and perspective.
  • The story must contain a speculative element.
  • No simultaneous or multiple submissions.
  • The story must be double-spaced, 12 pt. Times New Roman or Courier font, and must be in doc., docx. or rtf. format.
  • On the first page of the document, include the story title, your byline, and your contact information. All other pages should include a header that contains your last name, story title, and page number.
  • In your cover letter, include three or four of your most prestigious publications (if there is any), and any other important biographical details.
  • The deadline for submissions is January 31, 2020.
  • Submit here.


  • The magazine pays 4 cents per word for reprints, and 8 cents per word for original stories.

Good luck.

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