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Taking Submissions: Chlorophobia: An Eco-Horror Anthology

August 31, 2021

Deadline: August 31st, 2021
Payment: $5
Theme: eco-horror

Tho’ Nature, red in tooth and claw
With ravine, shriek’d against his creed

— Tennyson, In Memoriam A.H.H

A group of explorers stumble upon a new species of plant in the depths of the rainforest. A fracking operation unwittingly releases a malevolent force from underground. A tainted water supply leads to bizarre behaviour in a small town. We’re looking for punchy, eye-catching flash fiction and poetry that tackles the subject of eco-horror. Plants, animals, weather phenomena… It’s time for Mother Nature to fight back.

Length: Flash fiction up to 1,500 words. Poetry of up to 50 lines.

Author Compensation: $5 (USD) per piece plus one digital copy of the anthology.

Publication: E-book and paperback.

Deadline: August 31st, 2021

Rights: We request first worldwide and digital rights for three months following publication. Thereafter all rights revert to the author. All copyright remains with the author.

We accept simultaneous submissions but no reprints please. Multiple submissions not accepted. All responses will be sent after the deadline. If your story is accepted elsewhere please let us know as soon as you can.

Email your submission as a Word document to [email protected] with “Chlorophobia [Story Title] [Author Name]” in the subject line.

In case of publication please include an author bio in third person of approx. 50 words, including any links you’d like to share.

Please see our Submission Guidelines for more information on formatting.

Via: Ghost Orchid Press.


August 31, 2021