The Horror of Love — Call for Stories

JCW is accepting submissions for our next literary reading ofHorror romantic stories with a horror twist. Make it scary, make it romantic, make it paranormal or gothic. Selected works will be read at our Horror of Love literary event and published on our website. Flash fiction, novel excerpts, poetry, monologues, dialogue-only scripts, lyrics, epistolary fiction and memoir pieces welcome.

Submission Guidelines

  • 1,000 words or less
  • Attachment must be doc or rtf (no PDFs)
  • Unpublished works only
  • Horror/Romance mash up
  • Three submissions maximum per individual

Please send submissions to

Deadline for Submissions: Feb. 1, 2016

If your work is accepted, it will be published on the Jersey City Writers website.

All submissions are read anonymously. If you have any questions regarding genre, the guidelines or anything else, feel free to inquire at the email address listed above.


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