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Eerie. Strange. Mysterious. Ghastly. Mind-bending. Whimsical. Grim. Peculiar. Suspenseful. Unsettling. Macabre. We went through a lot of the adjectives that describe the genre, but finally chose weird. Imagine a witch’s brew of The Twilight Zone, Arsenic and Old Lace, Over the Garden Wall, The Prestige, or anything by Ray Bradbury, Alfred Hitchcock, Agatha Christie, Tim Burton, or Edgar Allan Poe–all compiled into an annual literary journal. That’s The Weird Reader.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2016

Audience

Open to a broad Audience.

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 1 x per year.

Fiction Temp Closed

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
Fantasy FantasySubgenre: Weird/New Weird.
Horror HorrorSubgenre: Weird/New Weird.
Science Fiction Science FictionSubgenre: Weird/New Weird.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 4,500 words.
Payscale:
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No monetary payment No monetary payment.
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Visual Art Temp Closed

Art Media:
Open to all/most Art Media.
Art Styles:
Open to all/most Art Styles.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Artwork Artwork
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
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OK No OK OKImage format submissions
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Dates

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2019
Last Checked: 02 May 2019 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 28 Mar 2019 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 14 Apr 2017

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