Dissections: The Journal of Contemporary Horror
Artwork on this page by Deena Warner.
Editorial Board: Michael A. Arnzen, Frances Auld, Brian Attebery, Clive Bloom, Lawrence C. Connolly, Linda Holland-Toll, William Hughes, Marie Mulvey-Roberts, Nickianne Moody, Stephanie Moss, David Sandner, Andrew Smith and Gina Wisker.
Call for Papers for Sixth Edition
Dissections is calling for submissions for its sixth edition.
The sixth edition will focus on vampires and we invite submissions of essays, short creative fiction, poetry and artwork.
We only accept electronic submissions
Get to know Dissections before you submit
You may read Dissections and decide your work would not fit the style.
Keep a record of exactly what you have sent and when.
If you submit material to us, you will be acknowledged immediately but must be prepared to wait at least 4 months for a response about possible publication. We apologise in advance for this and thank you for your patience. We like to read submissions carefully.
Please submit text in Word or PDF format only.
Please submit images in JPG, JPEG, PNG or GIF format only.
You may submit your work via e-mail or, for larger pieces exceeding 1Mb, please send a CD-ROM containing your submission to our postal address below.
Dissections does not accept erotic or pornographic work, unless it is clearly essential in terms of the cultural engagement or the exploration of horror and dark fantasy.
Please note: We regret that we are unable to give you any financial remuneration or feedback on your work or enter into any correspondence about rejected work.
Please also note: We do not accept unsolicited reviews and are not looking for new reviewers.
If you decide your work is right for us, please send your essays, poems, stories (stories can be up to 5,000 words in length), or images to:
Post CDs only to:
Anglia Ruskin University
Cambs CB1 1PT
o It can take 3-4 months for us to reply.
o We cannot give any feedback on your work.
o There is no payment for work published in Dissections.