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Taking Submissions: A Woman Built By Man
September 5, 2021
Deadline: September 5th, 2021
Payment: .05 per word
Theme: Women built by men
Note: short stories written by women and femme-identifying individuals that explore the ways in which women are shaped by the men around them.
What we’re looking for: Women built by men.
2k-5k word short stories written by women and femme-identifying individuals that explore the ways in which women are shaped by the men around them. There is no restriction on sub-genre or subject matter, but the story must incorporate how a feminine figure is shaped by male hands through a horror lens. From supernatural creature features to the farthest reaches of space, down to the darkest depths of the sea, what does a woman built by man look like to you?
Previously unpublished stories only, no reprints. Payment: $.05 USD per word.
What we’re not looking for: Straight up retellings of Frankenstein, exploitation/trauma porn, on the nose interpretations of the title. Stories that exceed 5k will not be considered.
Submit your stories in Word format to [email protected]
Please keep submission documents formatted as simply as possible, and submit in .docx or similarly editable form.
10 submissions will be selected to join authors like Laurel Hightower, Hailey Piper, Gemma Amor and more in this highly exciting feminist horror anthology, for release in 2022.
Edited by S.H. Cooper, Olivia White, and Elle Turpitt. Published by Cemetery Gates Media
Submission Deadline: September 5, 2021
Via: Cemetery Gates Media.
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Selene MacLeod is a night operator and sometime writing hobbyist. She holds a BA in Communications from Wilfrid Laurier University and resides in Kitchener, Ontario. Her work has appeared in several horror and crime fiction anthologies, most recently Shotgun Honey, Drag Noir (Fox Spirit Books); and the upcoming Freakshow: Freakishly Fascinating Tales of Mystery and Suspense (Copper Pen Press), and Tragedy Queens (Clash Media).She’s most excited about editing a charity anthology for Nocturnicorn Books called Anthem: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen, due out late 2017.