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May 22, 2018 — At long last, Issue 29 is live today. Come read some new fiction.

December 30, 2017 — We’re always reading submissions.

October 31, 2017 — If you like our fiction, help us release more issues this year. Buy a book, donate, write a review, submit stories, tell your friends.

About

Three-lobed Burning Eye (3LBE) is an online speculative fiction magazine, bringing you stories of horror, wonder, and the weird. 3LBE launched in 1999, and has published authors Laird Barron, Gemma Files, J.M. McDermott, Kelly Barnhill, Mari Ness, Cody Goodfellow, Shweta Narayan, Nadia Bulkin, Kealan Patrick Burke, and D.F. Lewis. Each issue features six short stories. Beginning with issue 20, we offer audio readings, PDF formats, and responsive web format for mobile devices.

Our current publishing schedule is twice yearly, usually Spring and Fall, with a print anthology every other year.

All issues of the magazine are free online. Please consider different ways to support our publication and its authors, by donating and spreading the word. We also offer advertising opportunities.

3LBE is edited by Andrew S. Fuller.

Honors

2016

“The Marking” by Kristi DeMeester, Issue 27 (reprinted in Year's Best Weird Fiction, Vol 3, edited by Simon Strantzas and Mike Kelly)

2014

“Where You Come From” by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, Issue 26 (Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow, honorable mention)

“Some Corner of a Dorset Field that is Forever Arabia” by David Stevens, Issue 25 (Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow, honorable mention)

“Sheela of the Good Shepherd,” by Lauren Dixon, Issue 25 (Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow, honorable mention)

2013

“Big in Japan,” by Lawrence Conquest, Issue 23 (Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow, honorable mention)

“Scolyard’s ‘The Constructs Foresee Their Doom’” by Daniel Ausema, Issue 23 (Locus Online, recommended)

“I Will Trade With You” by J.M. McDermott, Issue 23 (Locus Online, recommended)

2012

“The Book in Dutch” by M. Bernardo, Issue 22 (Locus Online, recommended)

“Ladybird” by E. Catherine Tobler, Issue 22 (Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow, honorable mention)

“Judith of the Lions,” by R. S. Bohn, Issue 22 (Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow, honorable mention)

“The Eel Question,” by Mae Empson, Issue 22 (Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow, honorable mention)

2010

“The Biologie of Paradise” by Adam Browne, Issue 19 (Locus Online, recommended)

“A Feather’s Weight” by Jessica Reisman, Issue 19 (Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow, honorable mention)

“The End of Her World” by J.M. McDermott, Issue 19 (Best Horror of the Year, edited by Ellen Datlow, honorable mention)

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