Online fantasy and horror magazine Niteblade has recently raised its pay rates for contributors. Payment for short stories is now $5, and poems get $3 each. Both fiction and poetry contributors will also receive a PDF copy of the issue.
Flash fiction writers might want to consider entering the 7th annual Finding the Right Words Flash Fiction Contest. The entry fee is only $2 per story (500 words or less) and there are two prizes, $60 and $30. You can submit by email, so no postage required, and entries don't have to be in until July 21st.