Now Accepting Submissions—Winter 2020

We are happy to announce that we are now accepting submissions for our Winter 2020 issue. Please send us your dark fiction, poetry, and art!

More information about submission guidelines and deadlines can be found on our Submissions page.

If you haven’t already, please subscribe to our website to receive updates on new issues, deadlines, special announcements, and more.

Thank you so much for your continuous support!

Victoria Elghasen & Michelle Baleka


Volume VI | Summer 2020—Now Live

Volume VI is now live! Click here to read the latest issue.

We are deeply thankful to our contributors and readers for supporting us. Without you, Déraciné would not be possible. We hope that you will stay safe and healthy as we fight through this darkness together.

Contributors: Amirah Al Wassif, Erin Cisney, Amee Nassrene Broumand, Nick Creel, Nora Gause, Gustav Parker Hibbett, Jesse Hilson, Katie Hogan, Amy Jannotti, Natasha King, Sophie Laing, Richard LeDue, Laurinda Lind, Christina McDermott, Lindz McLeod, Avleen K Mokha, Simon Perchik, Camille Rosas, E. Samples, Danielle Solo, M. Stone, Selina Whiteley, Madison Zehmer, Alfredo Salvatore Arcilesi, Jay Bechtol, Carly Bush, Richard Cochnar, Jennifer Frost, Shannon St. Hilaire, Blake Johnson, John Maki, Elina Taillon, Jenni Coutts, Melissa Kojima, Tucker Lieberman, Maria S. Picone, Fabrice Poussin.


Volume VI (Summer 2020)—Deadline Extension

Submissions for our Summer 2020 issue will now remain open until 11:59PM ET on April 3rd.

We are seeking dark, psychological literary works, with a particular interest in pieces that explore themes related to mental health, isolation, and displacement.

We are particularly interested in visual art and poetry pieces, but will continue to accept fiction and flashfiction submissions.

We look forward to seeing your work!

Victoria Elghasen & Michelle Baleka


Volume V | Winter 2019—Now Live

Volume V is now live! Click here to read the latest issue.

Thank you so much to all of our contributors, readers, and supporters for your trust and dedication. We look fondly on the past two years we’ve spent with you, and look forward to continuing in the future.

Contributors: Philip Berry, Robert Beveridge, Holly Day, Daniel Dykiel, Jason Fisk, Megan E. Freeman, Kristin Garth, Janna Grace, Margaret Koger, Richard LeDue, A. Martine, Joan McNerney, Elizabeth Ochsner, Emmanuel Odekunle, Simon Perchik, Pradeep Sen, Dorsía Smith Silva, Melody Sokolow, Liwa Sun, Yvonne, Steve Gergley, Mike Itaya, Fiona M. Jones, Tara Kustermann, A.D. Metcalfe, J.L. Moultrie, James Pate, Sean Sam, Russ Daum, Edward Lee, Fabrice Poussin.

Volume V – Submissions Closed

Submissions for our Winter 2019 issue are closed.

Any submissions received during this time will be considered for the Summer 2020 issue, but will not be reviewed until our next submission period (beginning in December).

We would like to thank everyone who has sent us submissions. As we received a much higher volume of submissions this submission period, we appreciate your continued patience. We want to give each piece the time, attention, and careful consideration it deserves. Responses will be sent out as soon as possible, so please continue to monitor your inboxes.

For those who have already received acceptance emails, we thank you for your contributions and eagerly anticipate sharing your work with the world this December.

Victoria Elghasen & Michelle Baleka