Here is where we'll feature essays, reviews, critique, theory, and more from women in horror. If you're interested in submitting, read our guidelines here.
Emily Verona, "The First Horror Story I Ever Wrote."
V. Castro, "Kings in Genre Fiction."
Amy Grech, "Candy Corn Memories
Regina Mitchell Garza, "Changing the Narrative"
"In 1987, my grandmother made Christmas ornaments from dried apricots and sugar cookies that she baked with her own hands, a creation upon a creation. They were all tiny women, and she gave them dark hair like us, which felt like a gift to me."
my mother's circus/hand-sewn carnival by Monique Quintana
Nico Bell, "Body Positivity During A Pandemic"
Megan Arcuri, "A Woman's
A Xicana Watches Slasher Films and Ponders Divination by Monique Quintana
Roller Skates and Horror: Interview with Jessica Guess by Gwendolyn Kiste
Shining Legacy: Interview with V. Castro by Gwendolyn Kiste
Poetry of the Night: Interview with Cina Pelayo by Gwendolyn Kiste
Let’s open the gates and welcome diverse voices, stories, and characters! Sometimes, this
genre can feel very small. It can feel as if there are a few industry giants followed by a few indie break-out stars, and that’s it. In reality, the horror genre is huge with authors from all different backgrounds knocking on the door begging to be let in. So, what are we waiting for? There’s room for everyone.
Ask the Author: A Q&A with Mary Kay McBrayer
Ask the Author: A Q&A with Montiese McKenzie
Ask th Author: Q&A with
Ask the Author: Q&A with Nicole Givens Kurtz
All about Shiver
with Nico Bell
Ask the Editor: Q&A with Nico Bell
Ask the Author: A Q&A with Dr. Chesya Burke
Ask the Author: A Q&A with Eve Harms
Ask the Author: A Q&A with Stephanie Evelyn
Unwelcome Survivors: Rooting for Monsters
"To me, Vincent serves as a damn near perfect metaphor for all that is queer and golden in horror. His stylized acting delivered an aura of aristocratic elegance with a dash of subversiveness to every film."
The main things that continually bring me back to editing horror are: a) horror authors are particularly lovely folks to work with and b) I've come to appreciate how broad its boundaries are and what it can give readers.
Ask the Editor: A Q&A with Evelyn Duffy
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If you'd like to pitch and/or submit a piece for consideration, please contact V. Castro (vvcastro100 (at) gmail) and Sonora Taylor (sonorataylor (at) gmail).
Max word count: 2000
Minimum word count: 500
Topics can range, but must be about horror
We'll only accept pitches/submissions from women/woman-identifying authors. However, your subject can be about all genders.