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Current Issue

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Mar. 29, 2022 — NEW! Issue 35 is live today. Read stories 1 & 2 online, or buy the full ebook.

Feb. 10, 2022 - We’ve added a podcast feed for those stories with audio readings. Or if you prefer an RSS feed of all the text stories.

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

Jan. 4, 2022 — Prints of cover artworks are now available from the store.

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 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. Read our submission guidelines.

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3LBE Volume VIII print anthology is out now.
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