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

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. Please only submit one story per month. You will receive notification within one week of your chosen month's submission end date. Please send to the correct email.

We are looking for a total of seven 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

Snow Land
January

Demons

SUBMISSIONS CLOSED

Vasculature of the Heart
February

Twisted Love

SUBMISSIONS CLOSED

Stacked Wooden Logs
March

Betrayal

SUBMISSIONS CLOSE: Feb 10th

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April

Renewal/Rebirth

SUBMISSIONS CLOSE: March 10th