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Dia de los Muertos Anthology Series

A project of Elektrik Milk Bath Press (see other related projects).

Do not submit here! This project is permanently closed to submissions. We provide the following information as an archive.


We are looking for more stories about Dia de los Muertos, that magical time when the dead can return. For many, this is a time for celebration as we call our dead home—but there are those among us who may find that this time is a reason to fear… Given the rich imagery and ritual/symbolism surrounding this particular holiday, there is a lot of room for creativity here. The subject matter for this project is wide open—we like to give our authors room to play—as long as it touches on the theme. We want you to scare us, to break our hearts, to leave us wanting more... We will accept fantasy, horror, magic realism, literary, and even the darkly humorous. We love quirky characters and stories written from unusual perspectives… please send us your best.

Country of Publication

United States

Publication Medium & Frequency

Print Publication Print PublicationOne-time publication.

Fiction Closed

General GeneralOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Magic Realism.
Fantasy FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Magic Realism.
Horror HorrorOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Magic Realism.
Open to all/most Styles, including: Dark, Humorous, Literary, Mainstream.
TypeLength Details
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 5,000 words.
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) Pay ranges from Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word).
OK No OK Unknown NoText format submissions
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Last Updated: 24 Jan 2019
Date Added: 18 Apr 2014

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