Monthly Archives: January 2023

A Brand New Year: Submission Roundup for January 2023

Welcome back, and happy New Year! 2022 was certainly a challenging one, so let’s start the new year off right, and get to submitting some awesome stories to one of these markets!

A disclaimer first: I’m not a representative for any of these markets. 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 RoundupCosmic Horror Monthly
Payment: .06/word
Length: 1,000 to 6,000 words (3,000 to 5,000 words preferred)
Deadline: January 7th, 2023
What They Want: Cosmic Horror Monthly is seeking fiction that features cosmic horror, Lovecraftian, and weird stories.
Find the details here.

The Crawling Moon: Queer Tales of Inescapable Dread
Payment: .08/word
Length: up to 6,000 words (1,000 to 4,000 words is ideal)
Deadline: January 15th, 2023
What They Want: Neon Hemlock is seeking queer horror stories that feature gothic horror and depravity.
Find the details here.

Dracula Beyond Stoker
Payment: .05/word
Length: 1,500 to 5,000 words
Deadline: January 15th, 2023
What They Want: This new journal is seeking fiction that reimagines and expands upon the world of Dracula. For the upcoming issue, the theme is Renfield.
Find the details here.

Literally Dead: Tales of Holiday Hauntings
Payment: .06/word
Length: 2,000 to 4,000 words
Deadline: January 20th, 2023
What They Want: Editor Gaby Triana is seeking ghost stories set around the winter holidays.
Find the details here.

Ghoulish Tales
Payment: .07/word
Length: up to 5,000 words for short fiction; up to 3,000 words for short nonfiction
Deadline: February 15th, 2023
What They Want: Open to short fiction and short nonfiction that focuses on fun horror that celebrates all things spooky.
Find the details here.

Eye to the Telescope
Payment: .04/word (minimum $4; maximum $25)
Length: up to three poems
Deadline: March 15th, 2023
What They Want: Guest editor Avra Margariti is seeking speculative poetry inspired by fungi.
Find the details here.

FlowerSong Press
Payment: Not specified
Length: 75,000 to 150,000 words
Deadline: April 15th, 2023
What They Want: FlowerSong Press is seeking historical, fantasy, horror, and science fiction novels from Latinx authors.
Find the details here.

Happy submitting!