Submission Guidelines

InterNova is a pure science fiction magazine, no fantasy, horror and so on (no offence intended!). We are looking for intelligent, stylish and entertaining modern sf stories, original in idea and conception, from all over the world. For our nonfiction-section we are also looking for articles and essays on international science fiction, especially surveys of the local sf production of countries and areas outside of the English-speaking world.

InterNova online is limited to stories and nonfiction of up to 10.000 words. Novellas and short novels significantly longer than that may be specifically submitted for the coming annual printed edition of InterNova which is reserved for tales too long to be read online. (InterNova print is planed to be launched in the second half of 2024.)

We accept reprint submissions of stories and nonfiction which have been first published within the last five years in their original language resp. their country of origin. The condition is that they are not available anywhere else on the Web in English or English translation at the time of their publication in InterNova. Simultaneous submissions are okay, We expect, however, that we are notified immediately when a story is not available for InterNova anymore.

When submitting fiction or nonfiction please

  • send MS Word 97/2000 or .rtf files
  • use a proportional typeface such as Times or Georgia, 12 point
  • right and left margin: 3 cm
  • upper and lower margin: 2,5 cm
  • line spacing: 1,5
  • no automatic hyphenation
  • start each section with a tab of 0,4 cm
  • use no other formatting than straight, italics and bold
  • please insert your name and contact data into the file

You can download a file template here that is formatted in the way we require and that you can use for your submissions.

Submit your fiction and nonfiction to