Taking Submissions: “Howl” Anthology

Deadline: May 31st, 2024
Payment: 2 cents per word and both a hardcover and paperback contributors copy
Theme: stories involving werewolves and other shape-changing beings

We are looking for your stories involving werewolves and other shape-changing beings.

Open for Submissions: April 1, 2024 through May 31, 2024
Expected Publication: October 2024


Your story:

  • should be approximately 2,000 – 6,000 words in length. (If your story is significantly longer than this, consider submitting it to our Tiny Terrors short fiction program.)
  • should not contain erotica, or excessive violence or gore.
  • can be part of an ongoing series you might be writing.
  • can have been previously published (with proof that you hold the current publishing rights).
  • may be submitted simultaneously to other markets (but please let us know when you submit your story).

You may submit more than one story for consideration for this anthology, but please wait until you have received a response from us on your previous submissions to this anthology.

If you are uncertain if your story is something that we might be interested in publishing, please feel free to query us at submissions (at) graveside-press.com in advance of submitting your manuscript. Please, no fan fiction.


Send us finished manuscript in digital (.DOCx, .RTF, or .ODT) format using this form: Graveside Press Submission Form.

Please use a standard manuscript format. If you’re not sure what one is, here’s a good source.


Payment will be:

  • $0.02 per word
  • one (1) trade paperback contributor edition
  • one (1) hardcover contributor edition
  • access to ten (10) digital contributor copies


We will try to acknowledge receipt of your manuscript within 24 hours. We’ll also try to let you know whether or not we’re interested in working with you to publish your book within 30 days after that. Both of these periods may vary, though, depending on the number of manuscripts we’ve received during that time.

Please don’t contact us about the status of your manuscript unless at least 30 days have passed since we acknowledged receiving it. If you did not receive a acknowledgement, please feel free to contact us.

Via: Graveside Press.

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