Announcements

Grimdark Magazine Issue 38 to feature the best of South East Asia SFF

We have two announcements for the upcoming release of Grimdark Magazine Issue 38. As somebody who lives in the Asia Pacific, the first announcement I think is one of the ones I’m the most...

OUT TODAY! Grimdark fantasy horror novella In the Shadow of their Dying by Anna Smith Spark and Michael R. Fletcher

The grimdark fantasy horror novella you’ve all been waiting for is out now! In the Shadow of their Dying by Anna Smith Spark and Michael R. Fletcher hits bookshelves today. We’ve had our largest...

The 2024 short fiction submission window is open!

The 2024 Grimdark Magazine open window for short fiction is here! You have just under two weeks to get your short fiction submitted to our team to review for placement in one of our...

Fiction open submissions window 2024

It has been a while, authors. AI reared its ugly head causing widespread problems across the fiction industry for publishers, authors, artists, and competition runners, and because of that, we shut our gates for...

Grimdark Magazine Issue #36 is here!

Welcome to issue #36 of Grimdark Magazine. In this issue, we are focused on telling longer stories vis-à-vis the novella or serialized short stories. Short story master T.R. Napper has given us an incredible...

Christopher Buehlman announces The Daughters’ War

Our team described Christopher Buehlman’s The Blacktongue Thief as ‘the next big thing’—and with the almost universal acclaim for the book among the fantasy community, I think it’s fair to say we were right....

T.R. Napper wins Aurealis Award for Best Science Fiction Novel with 36 Streets

Science fiction novelist T.R. Napper has won the Aurealis Award for Best Science Fiction Novel with his brilliant book 36 Streets, published by Titan Books. Taking home the chocolates from one of the premier speculative...

Grimdark Magazine’s statement on AI technologies

Clarkesworld has paused submissions while they figure out what to do about the deluge of AI submissions they are receiving. With that in mind, we are overdue releasing our position on AI work and...

GdM has appointed a new editor

With Mike standing down as editor after eight years of partnership, mateship, trials and tribulations, successes and failures, I have appointed a new editor for both Grimdark Magazine and The King Must Fall. It’s been...

A public apology to authors recently published by GdM

When I started Grimdark Magazine I was a self-published author whose attempts at short story sales and books had not gone well. Whatever the reasons, I wanted to set up a space and a...

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