Interested in submitting to the journal? Read on to find out more.

Call for Submissions to Issue #19 of

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies (ISSN 2009-0374) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, open-access, electronic publication dedicated to the study of gothic and horror literature, film, new media, and television.

We are currently seeking submissions of articles and reviews that deal with any aspect of gothic and horror studies, including (but not limited to) literature, film, television, theatre, art and architecture, music, events, podcasts, and new media.

Articles and reviews can be submitted for consideration to Dr Dara Downey at

We will consider articles between 5000 and 7000 words in length.

Articles should follow the MHRA style sheet, which is available in full here:

Please ensure that your submitted document contains no personal identifying information.

Article deadline: TO BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY.

Reviews should be no more than 1000 words (though we may consider longer essay-type reviews), and should include full publication/release/transmission dates and details of the subject discussed. Please note, reviews of contemporary and classic horror films should focus on those that have been released or revived theatrically or on DVD within the last year.

Please see our previous issues for guidance on writing style and layout.

Reviews deadline: TO BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY.

We are happy to consider submissions at any time throughout the year. However, decisions regarding publication may not be made until after the Call for Submissions has closed.

Please note that we cannot include sound files with articles or reviews.

We prefer that you do not use referencing software in the compilation of your footnotes, as this can cause complications at the editing stage.