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Dive into the depths, heed the Siren's call.

In this issue, we're seeking submissions that explore the greatest of beasts: the sea. Whether it's through its enigmatic creatures or the mysterious depths themselves, let your creativity surge like the waves, crafting a piece that pays tribute to our enduring fascination with the deep. Join us in celebrating the irresistible allure of the siren and become a vital part of an issue that guarantees to transport our readers to a realm where the sea conceals secrets and peril in equal measure.


Submit your work and be a part of an issue that promises to captivate, enthrall, and leave an indelible mark on all who dare to venture into its depths.


Themes that we think we'd love: Folklore, Cosmic Horror, Psychological Horror, Sea Horror, Body Horror

Pinterest board for inspiration:


Accepted Genres
Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction and Poetry. Accepting Horror and all sub-genres of Horror.

Word Count
Max 2,000 words. 


Word Document (or equivalent)/Google Sheets

Multiple Submissions
A maximum of 2 submissions per person per issue.

Publication History 
Divinations Magazine accepts both previously published and unpublished works.

If your work has been previously published, please ensure that you have the correct copyright permissions from the publisher before submitting.

When can I expect to hear back?
By February 15th 2024.

We won't consider the following:

  1. Works that promote hateful/discriminatory content, and submitting such will result in an instant ban for future publication for the author.

  2. Works written using AI, unless explicitly stated that this is a part of the work's theme.


Expedited Submissions



  • This is per submission. Should you choose to submit multiple submissions, you will need to donate for each work.

  • You will receive this via the email that you have provided.

  • If there are any extenuating factors on our side which mean that we are unable to fulfil this promise, you can expect to receive a full refund.

  • Please note that the Editorial Team are based in the UK, and so are on GMT hours.

  • Your donation will go towards funding issues one and two. You can find further details here:


What language should I submit in? 
English please.

Where do you accept submissions from?
Anywhere! We're not limited by geographies.

When can I expect to hear back? 
This varies per issue, but we promise that you will receive a response within 15 days of our submission window closing. This means that the maximum amount of time you will have to wait is 46 days.

Will I receive feedback? 
Yes! We rely on your submissions, so we're big believers that giving feedback is the least that we can do. If you choose to receive it, you will receive up to 100 words of personalised feedback. We're a small team, so you can expect to receive this within 1 month of a decision.

How many submissions will be published per issue? 
Our goal is 13 - this may vary from issue to issue.

Do you charge submission fees? 

Unless you choose to opt for expedited submission, Divinations Magazine will never charge authors to submit to us.

What about compensation?
As Divinations Magazine is in its infancy, we are unfortunately unable to compensate authors. Once we breakeven, we plan to compensate our authors.

What about copyright? 

It's all yours! All of our authors will retain full copyright of their submitted, accepted and published works. For a copy of a sample contract, please get in touch.

For any further queries, contact us here.

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