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Deathcap and Hemlock

Literary Magazine

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Deathcap and Hemlock’s recipes are hand-picked fresh from the field to bring you dishes that will ignite your tastebuds. Create a dreadful feast that will nourish the dark depths of your soul.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
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PaysYes

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FeeNo

  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

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    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

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    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

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    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Photography

We are also looking to buy food photography that is a good fit! Art that could be used as a ‘prompt’ for recipe writers is particularly desirable (i.e.: recipe-blog style shoot with something sinister lurking in the dish or scene).

Fiction

Sub Genres: Speculative

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 2

Sub Genres: Speculative

The sweet spot is about 200-400 words. Send us your darkest goulash, your most violent sachertorte, your transformative aperitif. Pass down your great-aunt’s potluck dish for a party that ended … poorly. We are a cookbook for a dreadful feast, in the style of a recipe blog.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

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  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

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  • Additional info

    What are we looking for?: Recipes that hint at a deeper narrative without violating the recipe structure will catch our eye. We are looking for short pieces, formatted like actual recipes (ingredients list, steps, measurements (metric, imperial; weight or volume—you decide!)). A short introductory paragraph to the recipe is okay, but optional. Themes that are likely to mean you have a lot of competition in the slush include: revenge poisonings, transformation magic (eat something and it turns you into x, cookies that give you the ability to fly, etc). Pay is $10 USD per recipe, flat, via paypal. Submissions from BIPOC and LGBTQ+ writers, writers with disabilities, and early-career writers are especially encouraged. If you need any accommodations to submit, please email! We are not looking for stories about food or prose descriptions of how to make something. We are also not looking for anything that threatens actual people or real recipes for a poison that could be followed by readers. This is not a how-to site: we want speculative elements, we want recipes that ignite imagination (not felonies). Think outside the box of cereal killers.

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

69 days

Average response time

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Average acceptance rate

38 days

Fastest response time

105 days

Slowest response time

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2022

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