Dreams & Nightmares 101

About

I print primarily poetry, but also publish short short fiction. The genres of fantasy and SF are preferred. I am interested in experimental formats and content, and prefer fantastic horror a la Lovecraft or Blackwood to the blood and gore type. Any SF or fantasy is appropriate if it isn't sappy or trite. If your poem rhymes, be sure that the rhymes are not forced, and that the meter is consistent.

Dreams & Nightmares
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Audience

Country of Publication

Open to a broad Audience. United States

Publication Media & Frequency

E Electronic PublicationPublished 3 x per year.
P Print PublicationPublished 3 x per year.

Fiction Open

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
F FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres.
H HorrorSubgenre: Dark Fantasy.
S Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash FictionUp to 500 words; Unknown number of pieces.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
S Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) per piece.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK OK No UnknownText format submissions
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Poetry Open

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
F FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres.
H HorrorSubgenre: Dark Fantasy.
S Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
PoemNo line limits known; Unknown number of pieces.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
S Semi-pro payment (US$5-49 per poem) per piece.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK OK No UnknownText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Visual Art Open

Art Media:
Drawing.
Art Styles:
Open to all/most Art Styles, including: Fantastical.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Artwork
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
S Semi-pro payment (US$10-49 per piece) per piece.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK OK Unknown UnknownImage format submissions
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Dates

Date Added:
30 Jul 2005
Last Updated:
17 May 2017