(P.S. If you're a writer who's serious about submitting your work to journals and magazines, I highly recommend a Duotrope subscription as a great way to find markets and track your submissions. You can go month-to-month for $5/mo. or subscribe for an entire year for just $50.)
LampLight: A Quarterly Magazine of Dark Fiction
- Electronic and print publication - individual issues are electronic; annual anthologies in paperback.
- Paying market - flat rate of $50 for flash fiction; $150 for a short story.
- Accepts literary dark flash fiction (up to 1000 words) and short stories (up to 7000 words).
- Submission period: year round, with a hard deadline for each issue.
- Accepts reprints and simultaneous submissions. No multiple submissions.
- Submissions accepted via Submittable or as a .doc attached to an email. See website for requirements for email submissions.
- They request non-exclusive, worldwide serial rights for both electronic and print. "We want to publish it, we don’t want to own it."
Other notes: I like the name and the cover images, which are understated but effective. Open to pretty much anything, but they "do not accept stories with the following: vampires, zombies, werewolves, serial killers, hitmen, excessive gore or sex." One featured author per issue and a serial novella each year. Assuming Kelli is a woman, they seem to be alternating between men and women in their featured authors, though both novellas so far are by men. Got the first issue free as an e-book from Smashwords, and the quality of work I saw skimming it gave me the impression that it's a magazine worth pursuing.