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Cosmic Horror Monthly

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Cosmic Horror Monthly is a horror and dark fantasy magazine.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2020

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 12 x per year.

Fiction Temp Closed

Dates:

Will be open to submissions from 01 January 2025* (approx. 164 days from now) through 07 January 2025. 1

Audience:

Open to a broad Audience.

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
Horror HorrorOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Science Fiction Horror, Weird/New Weird.
Lengths:
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 6,000 words.
Styles:

Open to all/most Styles, including: Dark, Mainstream.

Topics:

Open to all/most Topics, including: Other (May vary).

Payment:

Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) Semi-pro payment. Details: USD $0.03/word.

Submissions:

Method: Moksha submission manager.
Reprints: Reprints are NOT allowed.
Simultaneous submissions: Simultaneous submissions are allowed.
Media: Text.


Nonfiction Open

Non-fiction essays that explore weird and cosmic horror concepts. “Weird and cosmic horror concepts” means everything from Lovecraft and his contemporaries to the role of pessimism in horror to a personal essay about the ways weird literature has interacted with your life.

Audience:

Open to a broad Audience.

Lengths:
Essay EssayUp to 5,000 words.
Styles:

Open to all/most Styles, including: Critical, Literary, Mainstream.

Topics:

Literature/Books (Theory/Analysis/Criticism, See guidelines), Other (May vary).

Payment:

Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) Semi-pro payment. Details: USD $0.03/word.

Submissions:

Method: Moksha submission manager.
Reprints: Reprints are NOT allowed.
Simultaneous submissions: Simultaneous submissions are allowed.
Media: Text.


Poetry Closed

This project has permanently closed to submissions in this category.

Visual Art Open

Audience:

Open to a broad Audience.

Lengths:
Artwork Artwork
Art Media:

Open to all/most Art Media.

Art Styles:

Dark, Fantastical.

Topics:

Open to all/most Topics, including: Other (May vary).

Payment:

Semi-pro payment (US$10-49 per piece) to Professional payment (US$50 or more per piece) Pay ranges from Semi-pro payment to Professional payment. Details: USD $20 for interior art; $100 for cover art; both negotiable.

Submissions:

Method: Moksha submission manager.
Reprints: Reprints are NOT allowed.
Simultaneous submissions: Simultaneous submissions are allowed.
Media: Image.


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* We do not know the time and/or timezone, so we cannot be more precise. Submit early to avoid disappointment.

Cosmic Horror Monthly Submission Statistics — Free Preview!

The statistics in this section are compiled from submission reports sent to us through our submission tracker. They are not provided by the publication's editors/staff or by Duotrope's admins. Information in this section is updated a few times per day. Learn more about the statistics.
AccuracyWe have received 87 reports from 67 different members within the past 12 months, not including pending responses (see below). The more responses reported, the more accurate the information.
Days Reported7 min | 53.0 mean avg | 54.0 median | 111 max days (19.3 std dev)
Responses90.80 %
Acceptances10.34 % of submissions accepted (76.2 avg. days per acceptance) | 13.43 % of submitters accepted Rejections are often underreported, which skews the statistics in favor of acceptances. Most publishers have a lower acceptance rate than indicated here.
Rejections80.46 % (52.2 avg. days per rejection) | 28.6 % personal, 55.7 % form, 15.7 % unspecified | 13.8 % shortlisted
Non-Responses9.20 %
Lost/Returned-
Never Responded-
Withdrawals9.20 % (34.1 avg. days per withdrawal)
Pending45 responses are pending (13 min | 20.7 mean avg | 18.0 median | 196 max days waiting | 26.8 std dev) from 44 different members This only includes pending reports from users who have been active on Duotrope within the past 30 days

Other Information

Submissions are acknowledged within 31 days on average.
Most recent response reported was received on 20 Jun 2024.
Responses have been received for submissions sent as recently as 08 Mar 2024.

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Dates

Last Updated: 07 Jul 2024
Last Audited: 06 Jun 2024. (We audit each active listing twice a year. Learn more at link.)
Date Added: 01 Jan 2021

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