Taking Submissions: Bleak Midwinter

Deadline: September 13th, 2022
Payment: US: $40 + author copy/non-US: $45 + ebook author copy
Theme: Gothic Winter Horror

Quill & Crow Publishing House is opening submissions for our third anthology for 2022, Bleak Midwinter: An Anthology of Gothic Horror.

For this collection, we are looking for short stories (5,000 – 8,000 words) of winter horror. We are looking for stories that encompass the darkness of the season and literary themes over Christmas/Krampus gore. Think of stories like The Shining or even Dickens’s A Christmas Carol more than slasher-style Black Christmas.

Things we are looking for: