From the Depths

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Representative Authors: 
Pat Anthony, David Anthony Sam, Nancy L. Davis, Amanda Leal, Kindra McDonald, Summer Hammond, Bobby Sidna Hart, Christa Lubatkin, Rick Krizman, Dick Altman, Pat Phillips West, Alexandra Weiss, Beau Lee Gambold, Elizabeth P. Buttimer, Alejandra Serrano, Allen Guest, Judith Sornberger, Catherine Shukle, Virginia Watts, Christina Frei, Naomi Janowitz, Larry Brown, Alan Sincic, Chad W. Lutz, Claire Scott, Rachel Mallalieu, Clara Mae Barnhart, Dorothea Mosman, Amanda Wenisch, Kelsey Parker, Daniel Paton, Nicole Fitton, Jacek Wilkos, Jim Freeze, Janessa Mulepati, Janet White Roberson, Jennifer Schomburg Kanke, Jacqueline Renee Ahl, Diane Englert, Laura Kuhlmann, Laura Besley, B.S.Roberts, Amy Barnes, Lisa Marie Lopez, Hannah Whiteoak, and more.
Online, Digital, Print
Reading Period: 
Nov 1 to Sep 30
Temporarily closed to submissions
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
Issues per Year: 
Issue Price: 
Print Issue: 15.99; Digital: Free
2,500 to 5,000

Editorial Focus

Thank you for considering Haunted Waters Press. We are an independent publisher located in the shadows of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia along the banks of the Shenandoah River. We publish works from new, emerging, and established writers. Our focus is on the presentation and promotion of each accepted work. We offer multiple paths to publication including writing competitions, expedited decision, and our no fee submission period. We are interested in stories that entertain us, stories that captivate us, but most of all, stories that haunt us. We look forward to reading your work!

Tips From the Editor

If you are new to Haunted Waters Press, we encourage you to visit our website to get to know us better. There you will find news and information about our small press as well as links to recent publications. Downloading free copies of our latest issues will help you get a better feel for the kinds of work we tend to publish and the level of attention paid to each and every published piece. From the Depths features custom artwork inspired by our contributors’ works to create a cohesive collection of prose, poetry and art. It truly is a labor of love. We hope you enjoy what has been described as “one of the most compelling and beautifully illustrated literary journals.”

Contact Information

Susan Warren Utley and Savannah Renée Spidalieri, Editors
Shenandoah Valley
Front Royal
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Last updated: Jun 04, 2022