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Three-Lobed Burning Eye (3LBE) is an online magazine of speculative fiction. All issues of the magazine are free online. Ebooks of issues 20–(current), and print anthologies (each collecting 4 issues) are available through our store. If you are interested in stocking the print anthologies, please see below. (Note: that individual issues are not available in print, and anthologies are not available in ebook.)

Booksellers may order direct from 3LBE with Net 30 terms. We offer a 40% discount off the cover price. Media Mail shipping is free on all orders of $75 or more (within the United States). Returns are not accepted.

Libraries who order direct from 3LBE will receive a 20% discount.

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Current Issue

Issue 34 cover image


NEW! Jan. 10, 2022 — Support 3LBE magazine and our authors through a new series of rewards via Patreon.

NEW! Jan. 4, 2022 — Prints of cover artwork are now available in the online from the store.

NEW! Dec. 14, 2021 — Issue 34 is live today. Read stories 1 & 2 online, or buy the full ebook.

Nov. 30, 2021 — 3LBE print anthology Volume VIII (issues 29–32) is out today, featuring 24 stories, 41 new interior illustrations. Order now in the store.

Oct. 30, 2021 — Open call for submissions. We are especially interested in stories from BIPOC writers, LGBTQIA+ writers, and writers from around the world. Visit our submission guidelines.

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