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Joining the Uncomfortably Dark Horror Family for 2024 & 2025!

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UNCOMFORTABLY DARK WELCOMES...

Authors that deal with the darkness in a variety of way and process it through written words and verse.  

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M ENNENBACH

m ennenbach is a poet. a fool. a writer of strange tales. stripped down and raw, not limited by genre, m writes emotions unflinchingly.

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DAVID BERNSTEIN

David Bernstein spent twenty years residing in NYC. Missing the countryside, with its chainsaw- wielding maniacs, werewolves and backwoods dwellers, he moved back to Upstate NY where he was raised, and feels much more at home. He spends most of his time with his wife and daughter when not writing, reading or hiding bodies. He is the author of Witch Island, The Unhinged, Goblins, The Tree Man, Damaged Souls, Skinner, Relic of Death, The Machines of the Dead Trilogy and more. He loves hearing from his readers.

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PATRICK TUMBLETY

Patrick Tumblety is an author of horror, science-fiction, and poetry. He has been featured in numerous anthologies, including Tales of Jack the Ripper from Word Horde Press, The Dead Inside, from Dark Dispatch, Gothic Fantasy: Science Fiction, from Flame Tree Publishing, and Dark Moon Digest from Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing. He has also been published by and is an active member of the Horror Writers Association. His work has been described as being able to deliver both "genuine fear and genuine hope." (Amy H. Sturgis - Award-Winning Author and Professor of Narrative Studies)

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BRIAN BOWYER

Splatterpunk Award-nominated and Godless Award-winning author Brian Bowyer has been writing stories and music for most of his life. He has lived throughout the United States. He has worked as a janitor, a banker, a bartender, a bouncer, and a bomb maker for a coal-testing laboratory. He currently lives and writes in Ohio.

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RONALD J. MURRAY

Ronald J. Murray is a writer of speculative fiction and poetry living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 
His published work includes his two dark poetry collections, Cries to Kill the Corpse Flower, which appeared on the 2020 Bram Stoker Awards® preliminary ballot, the Wonderland Book Awards preliminary ballot, and was nominated for an Elgin Award, and Lost Letters to a Lover's Carcass, which appeared on the Wonderland Book Awards preliminary ballot. He curated and co-edited Verse Infernal: Poetry Inspired by the Satanic Religion from Aperient Press. His short fiction and poetry has appeared in Space and Time Magazine, The Horror Writers Association's Poetry Showcase Volume VIII, on The Wicked Library Podcast, Ellen Datlow’s Recommendations for Best Horror #14, in Bon Appetit: Stories and Recipes for Human Consumption, Lustcraftian Horrors: Erotic Stories Inspired by H.P. Lovecraft, and more. 
He is an Active Member of the Horror Writers Association.

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NIKOLAS P. ROBINSON

Nikolas P. Robinson spent most of his life in and around the Black Hills of Western South Dakota, enjoying the natural beauty and relative peace and solitude of the region...while daydreaming of making his way to the Pacific Northwest.
It wasn't until most of his children had reached adulthood and started their own lives that he finally got the chance to make that dream come true.
Nikolas currently lives in Southwest Washington and works as a News Producer for Good Day Oregon.
When he isn't writing or in the newsroom, he's a freelance photographer and a lover of the outdoors.
He's the author of the Splatterpunk Award-nominated and Godless 666 Award-winning short story collection, May Cause Unexplained Ocular Bleeding.

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SUBMISSION INFORMATION

OPENING FOR MARGINALIZED VOICES OCT. 1-OCT. 15, 2024

GENERAL SUBMISSIONS OPEN NOV. 15-NOV. 30, 2024

Please do not send any submissions until the dates listed. They will be ignored. 

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