Author Topic: Horror Scholar Journal #4 - Haunting of Hill House Deadline: 2021-08-23  (Read 520 times)


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Seeking paper abstracts for an upcoming The Haunting of Hill House-themed literary journal. The Horror Scholar Journal Vol 4 aims to be made available online in January 2022. The opportunity is paid $50 USD upon receipt of the final paper. Abstracts should be approx 300 words briefly describing the scope and topic of your paper.

Final papers must be anywhere from 1500-3000 words. Not accepting reviews or previously published papers - this journal attempts to prioritized underserved or less published horror academics. Proposals and papers should be submitted in a readable, neutral size 12 font.

Accepted Media:

  • The Haunting of Hill House - TV Series (2018)
  • The Haunting - Film (1963)
  • The Haunting - Film (1999)
  • The Haunting of Hill House - novel (1959)

Cut off date for abstracts: August 23, 2021
Cut off date for finished papers: November 1, 2021.

Steps for application:

  • Submit your abstract via email to along with your name, a 3-sentence bio, and social media links
  • Once your abstract is accepted (5 day turnaround) a finished paper can be submitted via email any time until the cut off date above
  • Payment for your work will be sent upon reception of the first draft
  • Each paper will have 1 round of edits

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