NIGHTMARE

Nightmare is a horror & dark fantasy magazine edited by John Joseph Adams (current editor) & Wendy N. Wagner (incoming editor, starting Issue 101). All submissions from Aug. 2020 onward will be considered by Wagner for Issue 101 & beyond.

We are currently closed to submissions. See below for the dates of our next reading period.

The following submission types are temporarily closed:

BIPOC-Only | Short Story

HORROR / DARK FANTASY An original, unpublished story. Open only to writers who identify as BIPOC (black, indigenous, and people of color). ⭐ Special Submission Period ⭐

Closed to submissions

Opens to submissions on Monday, September 7, 2020 7:00 AM (UTC)

BIPOC-Only | The Horror Lab

POETRY / FLASH FICTION / CREATIVE NON-FICTION Original poems or a piece of flash fiction or creative nonfiction. Open only to writers who identify as BIPOC (black, indigenous, and people of color). ⭐ Special Submission Period ⭐

Closed to submissions

Opens to submissions on Monday, September 7, 2020 7:00 AM (UTC)

Short Story

HORROR / DARK FANTASY An original, unpublished story.

Closed to submissions

Opens to submissions on Monday, September 14, 2020 7:00 AM (UTC)

The Horror Lab

POETRY / FLASH FICTION / CREATIVE NON-FICTION Original poems or a piece of flash fiction or creative nonfiction.

Closed to submissions

Opens to submissions on Monday, September 14, 2020 7:00 AM (UTC)