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CQ Magazine is an online literary magazine boasting stories horrific, dark, and defiantly macabre. 

William Bartlett,
Magazine Editor

Our Regulars

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Kristin Cleaveland

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Rebecca Jones-Howe

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Lucas Mann

Join Us!

We are looking for short stories that fall under different monthly themes.

Submissions Requirements

Submissions will be read in the order they are received. You will receive notification within one week of your chosen month's submission end date.

We are looking for a total of eight stories per month, so please get your submissions in as soon as possible.


Please attach your 1500-2000 word story in .docx format (12 pt Times/double spaced) to an email with a brief query. Please specify which month/theme you are submitting for.

MONTHLY THEMES

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September

Witches & Cauldrons

SUBMISSIONS CLOSE: August 5, 2021

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October

Vampires

SUBMISSIONS CLOSE: Sept. 5th

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November

Tales by the Full Moon

SUBMISSIONS CLOSE:

Oct. 5th

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December

Dark Solstice/Yuletide

SUBMISSIONS CLOSE: Nov. 5th