New in 2018! Haunted Waters Press is pleased to announce the split of the HWP Fiction & Poetry Open! We now offer individual Grand Prize Payments of $250 for fiction, poetry and flash fiction. For poetry, please see the Haunted Waters Press Poetry Open. For flash fiction 500 words and under, please see the Short Shorts Flash Fiction Competition.
The Haunted Waters Press Fiction Open is open to all genres, themes, and writers.
We seek fiction of 10,000 words or less.
Multiple entries, simultaneous submissions, and previously published works permitted.*
Accepting entries between November 2017 - July 31, 2018.
Notifications to be sent as decisions are made or within 30 days of closing.
Grand Prize winning entry and Runners Up to be announced no later than August 31, 2018.
All entries considered for paid print publication.
$250 and publication in the 2018 issue of From the Depths and/or Tin Can Literary Review.
Featured Author Interview to accompany published work.
All entries considered for publication in the 2018 issues of From the Depths and/or Tin Can Literary Review.
Selected works to be paid 1 to 4 US cents per word.
Featured Author Interview showcased online at Haunted Waters Press.
All entries accepted via Submittable.
$10 reading fee per story or poem.
*Multiple Entries, Simultaneous Submissions & Previously Published Works...
- Multiple entries permitted. Please submit each story as an individual entry.
- Previous online publication is fine, but entries must not have appeared in print. Please be certain there are no known copyright restrictions. Please provide publication details for all previously published works. Questions? Contact us prior to submitting.
- Simultaneous submissions are permitted. Please notify us if your work is accepted for publication elsewhere. Entries with conflicting publication rights are no longer eligible. Entry fees are nonrefundable.
Thank you. We look forward to reading your work.