Taking Submissions: Dangerous Waters: Deadly Women of the Sea (Early Listing)
Submission Window: June 1st to June 30th, 2022
Payment: A contributor’s copy and Stories: $0.08 a word, Poems: $50 a poem, Drabbles: $50 a drabble
Theme: horror or dark fantasy stories, poems, and drabbles about malevolent mermaids, sinister sirens, scary selkies, spirits, and other deadly and dangerous women of the sea.
Submissions Open: June 1 st to June 30th
Title: Dangerous Waters: Deadly Women of the Sea
Type: Anthology of short stories, poetry, and drabbles
Editor: Julia C. Lewis
Theme: We’re looking for horror or dark fantasy stories, poems, and drabbles about malevolent
mermaids, sinister sirens, scary selkies, spirits, and other deadly and dangerous women of the
sea. Stories including the ocean or sea are the focus of the anthology, but we will consider stories
involving rivers as well.
No explicit sexual content, no racism or anti-LGBTQIA+, animal cruelty, extreme horror, or violence just for violence’s sake. No reprints.
What: Submissions should be a Word doc or docx. On the first page of your piece, only put the title, word count, and trigger warnings. Do not use headers or footers.
Stories: 500-3,500 words
Poetry: up to 350 words
Drabbles: exactly 100 words
Titles are not included in word counts
Multiple submissions will be accepted (up to 3 pieces per author), but only one piece will be printed. Simultaneous submissions are fine, please let us know if your piece is accepted elsewhere.
Please include an author bio (including any social media or website links you want displayed) as a separate document.
Where: Email all submissions to email@example.com. In the subject line put DANGEROUS WATERS.
Compensation: Complimentary ebook and paperback copy of the anthology.
Stories: $0.08 a word
Poems: $50 a poem
Drabbles: $50 a drabble
Questions about the anthology? Send an email to [email protected]
Via: Brigids Gate Press.
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