Monday, July 4, 2016

Would But Time Await: An Anthology of New England Folk Horror

Posted by Randi on Monday, July 4, 2016

What they want:
For the purposes of this project, we are defining folk horror as horror literature in which the present (which can be a year/decade of the author’s choosing) collides with the history, folklore, traditions, and psychogeography of a region and where that collision has a significant impact on the present (as defined in the work.)

We are looking for work that uses the physical, historical, and social landscapes of New England as a focal point (rather than a story that could be set anywhere else but just happens to be set in New England.)

There is a long and rich history of horrific and strange folklore in New England but that doesn’t mean a writer needs to restrict themselves to it and writers are perfectly welcome to invent their own folklore, traditions, and fictional New England locations.
Deadline: April 1, 2017
Length: 2,000-10,000 words
Payment: $75
Submission Guidelines: https://orfordparishbooks.com/2016/06/21/call-for-submissions-for-new-england-folk-horror-anthology/

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