VAMPS: Journal of Absurdity and Horror

A graduate creative writing journal exploring the affects of horror and comedy.


Vamps: Journal Of Absurdity and Horror is a graduate student run journal revolving around exactly those themes.

The journal is concerned with transgressions of all types: particularly those that meld the affects of horror and comedy within the same work.

Vamps is a satirical take on the gothic that is structured around the conceptual framework of queerness, becomings, transitions and the stuff of shadows and mirrors.


Submission Guidelines:

Poetry pieces should be within a five page maximum limit and for fiction and non-fiction, up to 5 pages single spaced.

Submissions should conform to standard MLA guidelines with margins of 8.5 x 11, 12 point Times New Roman font.

Any other fonts used will be considered if and only if they are used as part of the piece’s aesthetic and can be published without cost.

Please include an author bio up to 100 words.


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VAMPS: CFP Closed and Launch


Dearest subscribers to the VAMPS creative writing journal, 

Our official CFP for the launch issue is now closed, however, we will accept rolling submissions for the next issue. 

We look forward to seeing you on March 31st at the Copper Owl, 6PM for a night of performances and the release of our launch issue! 

Posted: 2017-03-05
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Vol 1 (2017)

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