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The Haunted Waters Press Fiction & Poetry Open is open to all genres, themes, and writers.

We seek fiction of 10,000 words or less, flash fiction above 500 words, and poetry of any length.

Multiple entries, simultaneous submissions, and previously published works permitted.*

Accepting entries between November 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017 (Extended to July 31, 2017)

Reviewing of entries begins July 1st. Notifications to be sent as decisions are made.

Grand Prize winning entry and Runners Up to be announced no later than August 31, 2017.


$250 and publication in the 2017 issue of From the Depths

Featured Author Interview to accompany published work.


All entries eligible for publication in the 2017 issue of From the Depths.

Selected works to be paid 1 to 4 US cents per word for fiction and $20 for poetry.

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 or poem 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.

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