Hardboiled and Loaded with Sin

Welcome to Hardboiled and Loaded with Sin, the anthology of Hawkshaw Press. First issue drops 2022.

Here’s the deets:

 Fiction only.

Short stories 1500-7,500 words. If yours is longer send us a query @ publisher at Devil’s Party Press dot com.

12 pt New Times Roman, double-spaced.

Authors over 40 only.

Submit everything through our Duosuma page as a Word or Pages file.

FEE: $10

PAYMENT: All authors selected for publication receive a one-time royalty of 25 bucks, a copy of the anthology, and our semi-undying love.

Submit through Duosuma

CURRENT CALL: May 1, 2021-December 31, 2021.

Please allow up to eight weeks for a response. We try our best to respond in a timely fashion, but response time can vary depending on the number of active submissions we are reviewing at any given time. You are also welcome to submit your work elsewhere when submitting to Hawkshaw Press but kindly let us know if it finds a home.

Note that we are not interested in stories that feature torture of people or animals, stories that condone hatred and violence, racist works, spiritual tales, or erotica, nor are we seeking memoir, poetry, romance, children, YA. We are also very careful not to accept works that may be considered to be co-opting another’s experience or ethnicity at the same time that we appreciate a diverse cast of characters.

Do not send us previously published submissions.

Light careful, precise, editing, is provided to chosen works free of any charge, as is submission to selected awards.

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CURRENT CALL: May 1, 2021-December 31, 2021