Submissions are open for Issue Six: Ghoulish Grimoires!
Chilling curses, wronged witches, spellbound spirits. The things that go bump in the night have come out from their hiding places, and they’re ready to make a deal. For this issue, we're accepting: short stories, flash fiction, poetry, visual art, and cover art submissions.
Submission window: September 25th - October 25th
What We Accept
Please only submit one piece if submitting a short story
Short stories should be between 1000-5000 words
Please submit no more than three pieces if submitting flash fiction
We would prefer flash fiction to be no more than 750 words, but please do not exceed 1000 words
Please submit no more than three pieces if submitting poetry
Poetry should be no longer than two pages
Please submit no more than three pieces if submitting visual art
Please submit no more than three pieces if submitting cover art
We welcome pieces that have been published elsewhere, and pieces that have been submitted elsewhere and are waiting on a response.
Please just let us know when submitting if it is already submitted or published elsewhere, so that we can link to it if accepted!
Please also ensure that it's okay with the publication the piece is currently published in!
You are absolutely welcome to submit if you submitted to a previous issue and were not accepted - we want to see your work, even if it wasn't quite right last time!
If you have had a piece published with us before, you're welcome to submit to another issue - but we ask that you please wait until the following year (i.e, if you had a piece published with us in 2022, you can submit to any 2023 issues. If you have a piece accepted in a 2023 issue, please wait until 2024 to submit again)
Haunted Words Press is a free to submit and free to read publication.
For any questions or enquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org