Current Contest


Halloween SLASH-fiction Contest

Painting by Chris Mead
Instagram: @chrismeadtattoos

Theme: “From the Depths”

  • 500 word limit.
  • Submit by October 22nd, 2020.
  • Winner announced on Halloween.

1st Place Prize

Ring Shout

The upcoming novella by

P. Djèlí Clark

Submission Guidelines:

Email submissions as attachments* to

* Format- doc, docx, rtf, txt, odt

For judging purposes, DO NOT include your name or any identifying markers in the file name, or on the submission itself.

In the subject, include your Name, Contest, and “Title”.

e.g. Max Powers, Contest, “Slamtown”

In the body of the email, include a word count and a third-person author biography

All submissions will also be considered for publication in our upcoming issue