Generation Dread Submissions


****Submissions Now Closed****

Submission call for Generation Dread edited by Gabino Iglesias.

Cemetery Gates, Death’s Head Press, and Night Worms are putting together a YA horror anthology with stories written by teenage writers to shine a light on the next generation of horror writers.

Here are your guidelines:

-Word Count 1500 to 3000 words

-Deadline: June 1, 2021

-Payment: $100 scholarship

-Rules: Only topics featured in YA books, no racial slurs.

-Ages: All writers between 15-19 years of age are encouraged to submit.

-Stories and questions can be sent to

-A parent or guardian will have to co-sign the acceptance contract if the writer is under 18.

-No poetry, art, or nonfiction.

-We strongly encourage LGBTQ+, disabled, and young writers of color to submit.

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