The Haunted Waters Press Fiction & Poetry Open is open to all genres, themes, and writers.
We seek fiction of 7500 words or less, flash fiction, and poetry of any length.
Multiple entries, simultaneous submissions, and previously published works permitted. (See full guidelines on our website.)
Accepting entries between November 1, 2015 - February 20, 2016
Grand Prize winning entry and Runners Up to be announced on or before March 1, 2016.
$250 and publication in the 2016 issue of From the Depths
plus in print Featured Author Interview to accompany published work.
All entries eligible for publication in the 2016 issue of From the Depths.
Selected works to be paid .01 to .04 US cents per word for fiction and $20 for poetry
plus online Featured Author Interview.
All entries accepted via Submittable.
$10 reading fee per story or poem.
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Thank you for considering Haunted Waters Press! We look forward to reading your work.
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