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Lost in the Dark

Publisher: Athena Workman

Established: 2003

Frequency: 4 times a year

Accepts Email Submissions: Yes

Website URL:

Description: New quarterly horror and dark fantasy zine for new, unpublished, and up-and-coming writers.

Editor(s): Athena Workman

Masthead URL: Click here for the masthead webpage.


Phone: 615-884-8220

Guidelines URL: Click here for writer's guidelines information.

Address: 2410 Wilford Drive

Nashville, TN 37214


Rights: One-time electronic rights, and archives for one year (rights revert back to author after publication).

Needs: Short stories: Horror and dark fantasy. No sci-fi or flash fiction (under 500 words).
Poetry: No haikus or sci-fi.
Book reviews: Horror or graphic novels only.

Length: Short stories: 500-12,500 words.
Poetry: 75-500 words.
Book reviews: open.

Payment: Author bio with email or site link, if desired.

How to Submit: E-mail submissions: Word, .rtf, and .text attachments. Single-spaced with either paragraph indents or double spaces between paragraphs. In email letter, include name, email address, word count and brief bio. Snail mail submissions: double-spaced. Cover letter same as email submissions. Include SASE if you want your manuscript returned. Send to physical mailing address.

Response Time: Around four weeks.

Tips for Writers: If you haven't been yet published, or have been rejected time and time again, don't be afraid to send your work in to us-- we're looking for you! But please check your spelling and grammar before sending in your work; this is of the utmost importance, and we won't publish it if we can't read it!

This listing was lated updated on Nov-10-2003.

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