Monthly Archives: April 2021

Fiction for Springtime: Submission Roundup for April 2021

Welcome back for this month’s Submission Roundup! Lots of great opportunities, so if you’ve got a story searching for a home, one of these markets might be the perfect fit!

As always, a disclaimer: I’m not a representative for any of these publications; I’m merely spreading the word! Please direct your questions to their respective editors. And with that, onward with this month’s Submission Roundup!

Submission RoundupMithila Review
Payment: $10/flat for poetry and fiction under 2,500 words; up to $50 for fiction between 4,000 to 8,000+ words
Length: Open to poetry, flash, and short fiction
Deadline: Ongoing
What They Want: Open to a wide range of fiction and poetry, including horror, science fiction, urban fantasy, and weird fiction.
Find the details here.

Blood on Your Hands
Payment: up to $75
Length: 1,000 to 8,000 words
Deadline: April 15th, 2021
What They Want: Lethe Press is seeking previously published homoerotic vampire stories for their forthcoming anthology.
Find the details here.

Grey Matter Press
Payment: Advance and royalties on case-by-case basis
Length: Novella of 20,000 to 40,000 words; Novels of 60,000 to 100,000 words
Deadline: May 1st, 2021
What They Want: Grey Matter Press is currently seeking novellas and novels in the crime, thriller, and grimdark genres.
Find the details here.

Classic Monsters Unleashed
Payment: .08/word
Length: 1,000 to 5,000 words
Deadline: May 30th, 2021
What They Want: This anthology is seeking reinterpreted stories based on classic monsters, including stories told from the perspectives of secondary characters such as Van Helsing, Renfield, or the Bride of Frankenstein, among others.
Find the details here.

Under Her Skin
Payment: $5/poem
Length: up to 50 lines
Deadline: May 30th, 2021
What They Want: Black Spot Books and their judges, Toni Miller and Lindy Ryan, are seeking body horror poetry for the inaugural Women in Horror Poetry Collection.
Find the details here.

HWA Poetry Showcase
Payment: $5/flat
Length: up to 35 lines
Deadline: May 31st, 2021
What They Want: Open to HWA members only, the annual poetry showcase is seeking horror poetry of all subgenres. This year’s judges are Stephanie M. Wytovich, Sara Tantlinger, and Angela Yuriko Smith.
Find the details here.

Happy submitting!