Current/Back Issues

This listing also tracks submissions tentatively accepted to date for upcoming issues.

To open/download Issues #1, 2, and 3 see links below.





Not yet published: Polar Borealis #5 – Fall 2017. Closed to short story submissions.  Open to poetry submissions.

Tentative selection.

With Poems by J.J. Steinfeld. Stories by Colleen Anderson, Jonathan Creswell-Jones, Robert Dawson, Nestor Paul Alex Gray, Matthew Hughes, Nestor Delfino, Karl Johanson, Kurt Kirchmeier, Anika Morshed, Lee F. Patrick, Daniel Roy, Robert Runté, Holly Schofield, and Phil Wolters.


Next to be published: Polar Borealis #4 – July 2017. Closed to short story and poetry submissions. Special Horror-themed Issue.

Confirmed selection.

With Cover Art by Jenni Merrifield. Poems by Marcie Tentchoff, Matt Moore, Richard Stevenson, Taral Wayne, Walt Wentz, Lisa Timpf, Tonya Liburd, Lee F. Patrick, Aaron Miller, Colleen Anderson, Lena Ng, Maria Haskins, Selena Elizabeth Martens, Lynne Sargent, and J.J. Steinfeld. Stories by David Perlmutter, William Lewis, Mario Lowther, Vincent Sakowski, J.J. Steinfeld, Tonya Liburd, Jordan King-Lacroix, Mike Thorn, Jonathan Cresswell-Jones, Dean Wirth, Jeremy A. Cook, S.L. Dixon, Jason M. Harley, Blair Frison, Michael John Bertrand, Chris Campeau, Betty Rocksteady, Jon Gauthier, and Matthew Hughes.




POLAR BOREALIS #3 – Nov Dec 2016

With cover art by M.D. Jackson. Poems by Eileen Kernaghan, Marcie Lynn Tentchoff, J.J. Steinfeld, Mary E. Choo, Kirsten Emmott, Matt Moore, Lisa Timpf, and Richard Stevenson. Stories by Karl Johanson, L.L. Hill, Robert Dawson, James A. Conan, Michael Donoghue, Jonathan Cresswell-Jones, Holly Schofield, Sylvia Son, J.J. Steinfeld, Joe Mahoney, Kellee Kranendonk, S. Kay, Ira Nayman, Michael John Bertrand, William Squirrell, R. Graeme Cameron, Darren Ridgley, and Matthew Hughes. Article by G.W. Thomas.


POLAR BOREALIS #2 – Jul Aug 2016

With cover art by Eric Chu. Poems by Colleen Anderson, Rissa Johnson, Mary Choo, Eileen Kernaghan, Rhea Rose, and J.Y.T. Kennedy. Stories by Stan G. Hyde, Ron Friedman, Steve Fahnestalk, Michael John Bertrand, Holly Schofield, David Perlmutter, R. Graeme Cameron, Catherine Girczyc, dvsduncan, Nina Munteanu, Matthew Hughes, and Spider Robinson.


POLAR BOREALIS #1 – Jan Feb 2016

With cover art by Jean-Pierre Normand. Art by Lynne Taylor Fahnestalk, and Taral Wayne. Poems by Rissa Johnson, Eileen Kernaghan, and Rhea Rose. Stories by Christel Bodenbender, R. Graeme Cameron, Steve Fahnestalk, Karl Johanson, Rissa Johnson, Kelly Ng, Craig Russell, Robert J. Sawyer, T.G. Shepherd, Casey June Wolf, and Flora Jo Zenthoefer.