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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

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June

Melancholia

SUBMISSIONS CLOSED

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July

Gargoyles

SUBMISSIONS CLOSE: June 10th

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August

Eldritch Sea

SUBMISSIONS CLOSE: July 10th

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September

Throne of Blood

SUBMISSIONS CLOSE: August 10th