Current/Back Issues

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


To open/download Issues #1 to #8 see links below.


Not yet published. POLAR BOREALIS #11 – July-August 2019. With Cover Art by Eric Chu. Poems by TBA. Stories by TBA.


Not yet published. POLAR BOREALIS #10 – April-May 2019. With Cover Art by Michael D. Jackson. Poems by Rhea Rose, Neile Graham, Augustus Clark, Richard Stevenson, Roxanne Barbour, and Colleen Anderson. Stories by Jacinda Sinclair, Ben Stein, Ron Friedman, Lawrence Van Hoof, Matthew Bin, Catherine Girczyc, and Michelle F. Goddard.


POLAR BOREALIS #9 – Feb-Mar 2019

With Cover Art by Akem. Poems by Gregg Chamberlain, Andrea Schlecht, Tyler Omichinski, Diana Grant, and Roxanne Barbour.  Stories by Xauri’EL Zwaan, Graham J. Darling, Ahmed A. Khan, Robert Dawson, Geoffrey Hart, Robert Runté, and Lisa Voisin.


POLAR BOREALIS #8 – Dec 2018

With Cover Art by Lily Author. Illo by Lynne Taylor Fahnestalk. Poems by Roxanne Barbour, Catherine Girczyc, Rhea Rose, Y.M. Pang, Melissa Juan-Innes, Augustus Clark, and Casey June Wolf. Stories by Steve Fahnestalk, Sheryl Normandeau, Stewart Graham, Jean-Louis Trudel, Nicholas Stillman, Eddie Generous, David F. Shultz and Matthew Hughes.


POLAR BOREALIS #7 – Oct Nov 2018

With Cover Art by Eric Chu. Poems by lisa Timpf, J.J. Steinfeld, Colleen Anderson, Roxanne Barbour, Lena Ng, and Neile Graham. Stories by Garth Spencer, Bernadette Gabay Dyer, Dean Wirth, Madison McSweeney, Monica Sagle, Lily Author, and Mark Shainblum.


POLAR BOREALIS #6 – Apr May 2018

With Cover Art by Jean-Pierre Normand. Poems by Lynne Sargent, J.J. Steinfeld, Richard Stevenson, Lisa Timpf, Colleen Anderson, Karl Johanson, Rhea Rose, Melissa Yuan-Innes, Neile Graham, Catherine Girczyc, and Y.M. Pang. Stories by Michelle Buchanan, Johnathan Cresswell-Jones, Robert Dawson, Karl Johanson, Lorina Stephens, Rachel Unger, Stewart Graham, Edwin Tam, Craig H. Bowlsby, Helen A. Power, Judy McCrosky, Lena Ng, Kristin Janz, and Veronique Aglat.


POLAR BOREALIS #5 – Jan Feb 2018

With Cover Art by Karl Johanson. Poems by Colleen Anderson, David F. Schultz, J.J. Steinfeld, Robert Dawson, Lisa Timpf, Marcie Lynn Tentchoff, Richard Stevenson, and Andrew Lucas. Stories by Colleen Anderson, Jonathan Creswell-Jones, Robert Dawson, Paul Alex Gray, Nestor Delfino, Karl Johanson, Kurt Kirchmeier, Tonya Liburd, Lee F. Patrick, Daniel Roy, Robert Runté, Vincent Sakowski, Holly Schofield, and Phil Wolters.


POLAR BOREALIS #4 – Jul Aug 2017

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, 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.