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Death in the Mouth Anthology Series

Limited Demographic: Authors who identify as BIPOC or a marginalized indigenous ethnicity

Weird and unsettling horrors no one has dreamt up before. Eerie manifestations of dread, grief, fear and anxiety. Violent embodiments of mania and displacements of faith. Visceral transgressions of the body and the mind.

If the above sounds too broad, that's on purpose. The limits are few and far between besides the indulgence of and meditation on horror and its adjacent states. We want to see stories written from places of vulnerability and boldness. Push the edges of your comfort zone.

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Market Genres
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
1000 to 6000 words
8 cents/word

Market Submission Types
AI Submissions?: Unknown Policy
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: Yes
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Translations: Original Language Only

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There are 56 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 4 | Average: 55.53 | Median: 66 | Max: 138
12.50% - avg 40 days
83.92% - avg 57 days (10.63% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:

There are 0 pending responses.

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Listing added: 27 August 2021

Last officially checked: 18 September 2023

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