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Three-Lobed Burning Eye (3LBE) is an online magazine of speculative fiction, published online thrice per year, and print anthology every other year. 3LBE launched in 1999, and has published authors Laird Barron, Gemma Files, Kelly Barnhill, Mari Ness, Kristi DeMeester, Gwendolyn Kiste, Cody Goodfellow, Nadia Bulkin, Kealan-Patrick Burke, and many more. Each issue features four 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 column of 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 38 cover image


March 28, 2023 — NEW! Issue 38 is live today. Read stories 1 & 2 online, or buy the full ebook.

Nov. 29, 2022 — Issue 37 is live today. Read stories 1 & 2 online, or buy the full ebook.

July 19, 2022 —Issue 36 is live today.

Always! — Prints of cover artworks are now available from the store.

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3LBE Volume VIII print anthology is out now.
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3LBE Volume VIII cover