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Three-Lobed Burning Eye (3LBE) is a speculative fiction magazine published online twice per year, and annual print anthology every other year. 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, Edward Morris, Kealan-Patrick Burke, and D.F. Lewis. Each issue features six stories. Beginning with Issue 20, we offer audio readings, PDF formats, and responsive web format for mobile devices.

3LBE is open to advertising for SF/F/H-related organizations and businesses:

  • Publishers (books, magazines, comics, ebooks)
  • Conventions, conferences, events
  • Film, music, video games
  • Editors & editing services
  • Classes & writing programs
  • User groups, communities, forums

Rates and Specifications

  • Ads in right columnof website
  • Box 300 x 250: $75
  • Tower 300 x 600: $150
  • Box (sponsor top) 300 x 250: $100
  • Tower (sponsor top) 300 x 600: $200

(Note that our new website framework is responsive, so it automatically resizes graphics on smaller screens)

Placement: All ads will appear on the 3LBE homepage and on all subpages.

Duration: Minimum one month (Discounts available for multiple and long-term orders)

Resolution: 72dpi
File Formats: .jpg, .gif, .png
File Size Limit: <100kb

Due Date: Image file + URL and payment must be received two weeks prior to start date.

Disclaimer: All advertising is subject to the publisher’s approval. The advertiser assumes all liability for their ad content and responsibility for any claims made against 3LBE resulting from their ad.

We will not consider ads promoting adult products or services, religious or political agendas, racism, sexism, scams, or poor taste.

Please contact us for further details.

Current Issue

Issue 33 cover image


NEW! Aug. 24, 2021 — Issue 33 is live today. Read the first two stories online, or buy the full ebook.

May 18, 2021 — Volume VII print anthology (issues 25–28) is here. Order now in the store.

April 26, 2021 — We’ve added a list of 3LBE fiction with audio recordings. (A podcast feed is in the works).

Nov. 24, 2020 — The new Issue 32 is live today. Read stories 1 & 2 online, or buy the full ebook.

Oct. 29, 2020 — 3LBE print anthologies are returning! Volume VI (issues 21–24) is now available in the store.

June 9, 2020 — Issue 31 is live today. Read the first two stories online, or buy the full ebook.

June 5, 2020 — Visit our store. Half of our 2020 sales will be donated to Black Lives Matter organizations.


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3LBE Volume VII print anthology is here. Order now in the store
3LBE Volume VII cover


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