Body Parts Magazine

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Genres Published: 
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Representative Authors: 
Kirsty Logan, Avital Gad-Cykman, Paul Lewellan, Kristen Roupenian, ​C. Z. Heyward, Angela Enos, Matthew David Brozik, Ellen Denton, Jennifer Moore
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Issues per Year: 
1,000 to 2,500

Editorial Focus

Body Parts Magazine is an online literary magazine of horror, erotica, speculative fiction and dark fantasy. Each themed issue honors Eros and Thanatos, the Greek gods of libido and mortido—life and death. We celebrate the vast and various expressions of dreams and darkness, our primitive desires and urges, and seek to encounter—and embrace—those shadowy monsters who dwell in the dimly lit corners of human experience. Our boundaries are few and far between. We also accept art, photography, short essays and interviews about topics and people relevant to our themes.

Tips From the Editor

Body Parts accepts well-written, thoughtfully structured dark and Gothic fiction (including fairy tales and mythology), horrotica (where elements of each genre occur naturally), exceptional genre fiction (NO fan fiction) and all combinations of the above. Response times can be lengthy so simultaneous submissions are welcome. Please email us to withdraw your work from consideration if it's placed in another publication. We do not accept book/game/music reviews. Read our issues and guidelines before submitting.

Contact Information

Kirsten Imani Kasai, fiction editor
4610 Park Blvd.
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Last updated: Feb 17, 2017