27 September 2012
Call for submissions! Ninth Wave Press is seeking pieces for their anthology in honor of the Welsh Blodeuwedd. Deadline is 1 January 2013.
30 July 2012
Multiple calls for submissions!
EHS contributor and Fulltrui author Mist is editing a new anthology on the Heathen family (traditional and alternative). She is looking for pieces concerning child education, rearing and discipline; family structure; and family rituals. She is also very interested in submissions from Heathen children themselves. Send all comments, questions, and submissions to email@example.com. Deadline is January 2013.
Additionally, a new anthology in honor of Angrboda is currently in the works. The editor is seeking poems, prayers, rituals, essays, photography and artwork for Wolf Mother (working title). Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is 30 September 2012.
1 July 2012
Call for submissions! A new, untitled devotional anthology in honor of Hera is in the works. Check the submissions guidelines
or email the editor at email@example.com. Deadline is 30 November 2012.
5 May 2012
Call for Submissions! Galina Krasskova is putting together a devotional in honor of Odin. She is looking for poems, essays, rituals, meditations, et cetera. Email her for details, questions, submissions and so forth at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1 May 2012
Deadline updates! The deadline for submissions to Shield of Wisdom: A Devotional Anthology in Honor of Athena has been extended to 30 June 2012. The deadline for The Shining Cities: An Anthology of Pagan Science Fiction has been extended to 31 July 2012.
3 March 2012
20 February 2012
Call for submissions! EHS contributor Maris Pái is seeking submissions for the new anthology Beyond Maiden, Mother, and Crone, which examines “the evolving reality of Pagan women.” Pái is looking for poetry, rituals, essays, artwork, et cetera and is hoping for a diverse sampling from the broader Pagan community. Send all comments, questions and submissions to email@example.com. Deadline is 21 March 2012.
10 February 2012
9 February 2012
Call for submissions! Fire Jewel: A Devotional Anthology to Freya (Asphodel Press) is currently accepting poetry, prayers, rituals, essays, recipes, artwork, et cetera and so on. Email the editor at firstname.lastname@example.org with any question, comments, or submissions. Deadline is 13 May 2012.
1 January 2012
Call for submissions! The Shining Cities: An Anthology of Pagan Science Fiction
, edited by EHS
editor Rebecca Buchanan, is now open to all subgenres of sf. The only criterion is that the story must be Pagan or polytheist in some way. No fanfiction, and no plagiarism. Reprints are fine. Send all comments, questions and submissions to email@example.com.
18 December 2011
New Release! Asphodel Press
has just released the new devotional anthology When the Lion Roars: A Devotional to the Egyptian Goddess Sekhmet
. Edited by long-time EHS
contributor and interviewee Galina Krasskova, the anthology contains poems, articles and prayers by Her contemporary devotees [note: including EHS
editor Rebecca Buchanan]. Check it out, along with Asphodel Press
‘ other publications.
29 September 2011
Join the Turtle Island 42 Initiative
! In response to DC40, Galina Krasskova (an EHS
contributor) and Ukumbwa Sauti have organized TI42, which seeks to raise awareness about indigenous traditions and honoring the ancestors — and counter “the anti-pagan, anti-indigenous, anti-human, anti-nature DC40 initiative that seeks to create a Christian-dominant government in the United States of America.” Please participate, and post far and wide!
17 August 2011
is pleased to announce the release of the first in a new line of contemporary Pagan/polytheist fiction anthologies. The Scribing Ibis: An Anthology of Pagan Fiction in Honor of Thoth
features retold myths, historical fiction, true life-ish tales, fantasy and science fiction, as well as several essays on Thoth Himself and the history of polytheist literature. [Disclaimer: the volume was edited by EHS
editor Rebecca Buchanan.]
5 August 2011
Deadline extension! Galina Krasskova is editing a devotional in honor of the Norse Idunna and Bragi. She is looking for poetry, rituals, recipes, artwork, essays, et cetera. The new deadline is 1 December 2011. Email your submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
31 July 2011
Call for Submissions! A new anthology
in honor of The Greenman is in the works. Email editor Corvus Nocturnum
with any questions, comments or submissions. Deadline is March 2012.
25 July 2011
Anointed: A Devotional Anthology for the Deities of the Near and Middle East
) has just been released. Edited by EHS
contributor Tess Dawson, this massive volume includes poetry, rituals, essays and artwork on Deities as from Sumer, the Levant, Anatolia, Egypt, Arabia, and many other regions. [Disclaimer: EHS
editor Rebecca Buchanan is also the EiC of Bibliotheca Alexandrina
26 June 2011
If you have not already, head over to Pagan Friends
. Their Summer Solstice issue — filled with lots of cool interviews, articles, poetry and short fiction — just launched. And they’re seeking submissions for their Lammas issue. Get writing!
4 April 2011
Hoofprints in the Wildwood: A Devotional Anthology for the Horned Lord
) is now available for purchase
in both hard copy and digital formats. Edited by Richard Derks, the anthology contains poetry, artwork, rituals and essays in honored of the Horned God. [Disclaimer: including several pieces by EHS
editor Rebecca Buchanan.] Congratulations to Derks and everyone who made this devotional possible.
24 March 2011
Larisa C Hunter, author of Fulltrúi, is seeking submissions for a new anthology about “living with the Gods.” She is looking for rituals, personal essays and reminiscences, explorations of how the Gods have changed lives, what it means to live a life dedicated to the Gods, et cetera. Send all questions, comments, or submissions to email@example.com (please put SUBMISSIONS in the subject line). Deadline is July 2011.
14 March 2011
Call for Submissions! The Circle of Cerridwen is seeking essays for a new anthology, Gender and Transgender in Modern Paganism
. Topics under consideration include women’s mysteries and men’s mysteries as related to gender and transgender; redaction of tradition in response to issues concerning gender and sexual preference; Paganism from the point of view of transgendered peoples; and others. Deadline is 21 June 2011. Check their site
for further details.
5 March 2011
is proud to announce the release of its latest anthology. Out of Arcadia: A Devotional Anthology in Honor of Pan
is now available
‘s online store and Amazon, and will be available in digital format on SmashWords shortly. [Note: EHS
editor Rebecca Buchanan is EiC of Bibliotheca Alexandrina
10 February 2011
Call for Submissions Addendum. Misanthrope Press
has extended the deadline for its new anthology Etched Offerings: Voices From the Cauldron of Story
. Editors Inanna Gabriel and C Bryan Brown are now accepting stories through 30 April 2011. Check the guidelines
and get writing!
10 February 2011
Call for Submissions! In fulfillment of a vow, Galina Krasskova is putting together an anthology in honor of the Healing Goddesses of the Northern Tradition/s, eg Eir, Mengloth, Alateivia, Arvolecia, and Sulis. She is looking for poems, essays, prayers, recipes, and so forth. Deadline is 30 September 2011. Email
her if you have any question or submissions to make, and good writing!
7 February 2011
Call for Submissions! Queen of the Sacred Way: A Devotional Anthology in Honor of Persephone (Bibliotheca Alexandrina) is now open for submissions. Editor Melitta Benu is looking for essays, poems, short fiction, artwork, rituals and medtations — particularly those which focus on Persephone’s lesser-known aspects. Submissions close 31 August 2011. Check the site for details.
1 February 2011
Call for Submissions! Ruby Sara, editor of Datura: An Anthology of Esoteric Poesis
) is seeking poems and essays for a new collection. Submissions for Mandragora
are open through 31 October 2011. Check the Scarlet Imprint site
for details, and good luck!
11 January 2011
Heathen author and EHS
interviewee Erin Lale is looking for a few good writers. Lale has just launched a fantasy/science fiction/weird west shared world series, details of which can be found here
. Interested contributors should email
1 January 2011
The Scribing Ibis: An Anthology of Pagan Fiction in Honor of Thoth
) is now open for submissions. Editor Rebecca Buchanan (yes, also EHS
editor) is seeking short stories in any genre from science fiction to fantasy to mystery to horror to true lifeish. The submissions period closes 30 June 2011. Please send all queries, comments, and submissions here
or check the site
5 December 2010
— a new site dedicated to the intersection of religion with politics, pop culture, literature, environmentalism, et cetera — is looking for contributors. They are especially interested in submissions by practitioners of Pagan traditions. If you’re interested, email
28 November 2010
has just released the latest in its line of devotionals. Edited by Melia Suez, From Cave to Sky: A Devotional Anthology in Honor of Zeus
includes scholarly essays, personal reflections, short fiction and poetry. [Disclaimer: EHS
editor Rebecca Buchanan is also the EiC of Bibliotheca Alexandrina
.] You can check it out here
23 November 2010
contributor, devotee of Athena, and poet Amanda Sioux Blake has just released her new collection of sacred poetry. Songs of Praise: Hymns to the Gods of Greece
is available here
. Congratulations, Amanda!
And be sure to check out the EHS interview with her, that will run in the Winter Solstice 2010 issue.
23 November 2010
Sarenth Odinsson has put out a call for submissions for Calls to Our Ancestors
. Odinsson is seeking rituals, meditations, artwork, poetry and essays discussing how and why we honor our foremothers and forefathers. Check his blog
for details. Deadline is 2 June 2011.
13 November 2010
Hey, looky! Eternal Haunted Summer is on Wikipedia!
28 October 2010
23 October 2010
The Red Lotus Library
is proud to announce the release of The Syncretisms of Antinous
, the first in a new line of devotional texts. Founded by P Sufenas Virius Lupus (an EHS
contributor and interviewee!),The Red Lotus Library
plans to release a series of volumes based on the writings and ritual calendar of the Ekklesía Antínoou. Congratulations to Lupus and everyone involved with this new venture.
21 October 2010
Queen of the Great Below: An Anthology in Honor of Ereshkigal
) is now available! Congratulations (and thank yous) to everyone who contributed to the volume. It is listed at $11.99, and can be ordered from CreateSpace
, or check the BA homepage
17 October 2010
Our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Len Rosenberg, who passed on 15 October. A Shakta and co-leader of the Mnemosynides Coven, Rosenberg was a wonderfully talented poet and author. We were honored here at EHS to run two of his poems in our Winter Solstice 2009 issue. He will be missed.
6 October 2010
Go check out the Wicked Whimsy
site. Michelle Nicolaisen is running a series of interviews highlighting the many different paths of contemporary Paganism (including one with EHS
editor Rebecca Buchanan). Thank you, Michelle, for putting these interviews together.
3 October 2010
Call for submissions! Misanthrope Press
is putting together Etched Offerings: Voices From the Cauldron
, a new anthology which will feature all Pagan-themed short fiction. Deadline is 30 November, so get writing!
18 September 2010
Call for Submissions! Anointed: A Devotional Anthology for the Deities of the Near and Middle East
is set to be published by Bibliotheca Alexandrina
next year. Editor Tess Dawson (Whispers of Stone: Natib Qadish
) is seeking prayers, ritual dramas, meditations, poetry and fiction, essays, recipes, artwork, et cetera and so on. The cultures covered include (but are not limited to) Anatolia, Assyria, Canaan, Carthage, Crete, Cyprus, Israel and the Levant, all of Mesopotamia, Palmyra and Petra, Persia, Phoenicia, and many others. Comments, questions, concerns, submissions? Than email
her! Deadline is 11 January 2011. Happy writing!
4 September 2010
Call for Submissions! Galina Krasskova is editing a new devotional anthology in honor of the Norse Idunna (or Idun), to be published by Asphodel Press. (No, you do not have to be Heathen to contribute.) Krasskova is seeking poems, prayers, articles, recipes, meditations, rituals and black-and-white artwork. Deadline is 1 May 2011. Email
her with any comments, questions or submissions, and good writing!
28 August 2010
Pagan publisher Asphodel Press
has just released Into the Great Below: A Devotional for Inanna and Ereshkigal
, edited by Galina Krasskova. The anthology includes poetry, rituals and artwork. [Disclaimer: including several poems by EHS
editor Rebecca Buchanan.]. Congrats to everyone involved!
While you’re on the Asphodel Press site, check out their other anthologies — including the brand new Honey, Grain and Gold by Joshua Tenpenny. It is one of the few books devoted to the Norse Frey.
25 July 2010
Call for Submissions!
Shin “Solo” Cynikos and P Sufenas Virius Lupus are editing a devotional anthology in honor of cynocephalic Gods and Goddesses. They are looking for nonfiction essays, rituals and meditations, poetry and hymns, artwork and short stories. While primarily focused on Mediterranean cultures and Deities — such as Anubis, Wepwawet, Hermanubis, Dionysus and others — they are also interested in pieces concerning Deities from other cultures, such as the Meso-American Xolotl. Submissions open 25 July 2010 and close 22 May 2011. Check the submission guidelines or email
the editors with any questions. Good writing!
10 July 2010
Congratulations to frequent EHS
contributor Tahni Nikitins! Her poem “Tale of the Screech Owl Girl” has been included in the just-released Lilith: Queen of the Desert
anthology. Edited by Anya Kless, this anthology includes historical and devotional material, ranging from ancient Sumerian lore to present day meditations by Her devotees. Check it out!
7 July 2010
contributor Sannion (aka H Jeremiah Lewis) has just released a new collection of essays! From the Satyr’s Mouth: Wit and Wisdom From an Opinionated Polytheist
) is available through CreateSpace
. And come back this Fall for an interview with Sannion in our Autumn Equinox 2010 issue.
1 June 2010
Call for Submissions! Galina Krasskova (Sigyn
, Northern Tradition for the Solitary Practitioner
) is editing a new anthology in honor of the Fire Etins. She is looking for poems, stories, rituals, meditations, essays and so forth about Surt, Sinmora, Logi, Loki, Farbauti, Glut, Eisa, Einmyra, Sunne, Daeg, and the element of fire itself. Deadline is 1 August 2010. You can email
her with any questions, comments or your submissions. Good writing!
21 May 2010
Call for Submissions! Galina Krasskova (Day Star and Whirling Wheel
, Sigdrifa’s Prayer
) is seeking poetry, short fiction, rituals, meditations and essays for a devotional anthology in honor of the leonine Egyptian Goddess Sekhmet. Email
her with any comments, questions or submissions. Deadline is 1 October 2010. Please spread the word, and happy writing!
27 April 2010
Call for Submissions! Richard Derks at Of Oak and Ivy
is seeking submissions for a devotional anthology in honor Cernunnos. He is looking for essays, poetry, fiction, rituals and artwork. Deadline is Samhain 2010. Email
him with your questions and submissions. Good writing!
20 April 2010
is on t5m
! Check out Penelope Friday’s brand new interview
editor Rebecca Buchanan.
2 April 2010
Call for Submissions! Galina Krasskova (Runes: Theory and Practice
, Northern Tradition for the Solitary Practitione
r) is editing a new devotional anthology in honor Charon the Ferryman. Krasskova
is looking for poems, rituals, meditations, essays and personal experiences. Deadline is 31 August 2010.
Krasskova is also currently putting together Into the Great Below, in honor of Inanna and Ereshkigal. Email her if you would like to contribute!
20 February 2010
Chicago and Cornwall-based Scarlet Imprint
, publisher of limited edition texts devoted to the occult, esoterica, magick and Paganism, has just announced the release of its next volume. Datura
, a “testament to the living magic of poetry,” will be available on 1 April 2010. The book will contain poems in honor of a wide variety of Deities, as well as essays about the power and importance of poetry. Several of the pieces were written by contributors to EHS
[disclaimer: including the editor of EHS
]. Congratulations to everyone involved with the publication!
9 February 2010
Interview on the pop culture zine Sequential Tart
! Thank you very much to my sister Tarts for the chance to promote EHS
5 February 2010
Call for Submissions! Bibliotheca Alexandrina
is seeking poems, essays, short fiction, rituals and meditations for a new devotional anthology dedicated to Pan, the goat-footed God of healing, panic, madness, the wilderness, dance, music and much more. Deadline is 1 August 2010. Please see their website
for further information, or contact the anthology’s editor
3 January 2010
has just released the latest title by Galina Krasskova (a contributor to EHS
). Day Star and Whirling Wheel: Honoring the Sun and the Moon in the Northern Tradition
features a discussion of Sunne and Mani in ancient and modern practice, as well as rituals, meditations and poems [disclaimer: including pieces by the editor of EHS
]. Day Star and Whirling Wheel
is available in both paperback and digital formats, through Asphodel Press
For those interested in the path of the Druid, O Books
has just released Old Gods, New Druids
by Robin Herne. Goddesses, Gods, funeral rites, marriage rites, herblore and storytelling — it’s all here. Check your local book store.
9 December 2009
announces the publication of their latest devotional! Bearing Torches: A Devotional Anthology for Hekate
contains essays, meditations, poems, short stories and rituals inspired by that most complex of Greek Goddesses [disclaimer: including pieces by the editor of EHS
]. It is available through both the organization’s site
28 November 2009
Greek Street (DC/Vertigo) is a new on-going comic book series by Peter Milligan and Davide Gianfelice which offers a modern twist on the classic tale of Oedipus. The collection of the first five issues is due out in February.
In May, look for All-Action Classics Volume Three: The Odyssey, by author/illustrator Ben Caldwell. Very cartoony and kid-friendly.
Finally, for those with a taste for northern lore, check out Northlanders (DC/Vertigo) by Brian Wood and a team of talented artists. It’s a crime saga set during the eighth century CE. The first two collections have been released, with the third set to come out in March.
8 November 2009
Equinox Studies in Contemporary and Historical Paganism, edited by Chas Clifton and Nikki Bado-Fralick, is seeking manuscript submissions! They are interested in Druids in America, Pagans and popular culture, Paganism and literary fantasy, campus Pagans, sacred land, Paganism and the law, polytheism and psychology, Paganism and indigenous traditions/peoples, intergenerational Pagans, and biographies of individuals important to the revival/birth of modern Paganism. Send all inquiries to Chas Clifton or Nikki Bado-Fralick.
10 October 2009
The Gods and Comics! Two new collections of comic books inspired by the Old Gods will be available in December. The hardcover Inanna’s Tears (Archaia Studios) is set in ancient Sumer and tells the story of Entika, the first woman chosen to be the consort of the Goddess. Olympus (Image) follows the modern day adventures of Castor and Pollux, sent by Zeus to capture an evil entity which they accidentally released from Hades. Check your local comic shop, bookstore or library, and enjoy!
3 October 2009
Dioskouroi Devotional Seeks Submissions! Bibliotheca Alexandrina is looking for essays, short stories, rituals, festival outlines, poetry and much more for Megaloi Theoi, a new anthology focused on the Divine Twins Castor and Pollux. Entries on Their extended family (such as Helen of Troy, Clytemnestra, Zeus and Nemesis) are also welcome. Submissions opened 1 October 2009 and will close 15 August 2010. Please send all entries and inquiries to the editor at firstname.lastname@example.org. Happy writing!
29 September 2009
Zeus Devotional Seeks Submissions! Bibliotheca Alexandrina is looking for essays, poems, short stories, rituals and festivals and meditations for From Cave to Sky: A Devotional Anthology for Zeus. Submissions open 1 October 2009 and close 31 March 2010. Check out the publisher’s Guidelines page for more information, or email the editors at email@example.com. Have fun!
19 September 2009
Inanna/Ereshkigal Devotional Anthology Seeks Submissions! Galina Krasskova, author and editor of a number of Heathen volumes (including Northern Tradition for the Solitary Practitioner; and Sigyn: Lady of the Staying Power) is putting together a devotional for the Sumerian Goddesses. Deadline is 31 October. Get your pens a-writing, folks!
19 September 2009
Hekate Devotional Seeks Submissions! Bibliotheca Alexandrina is looking for essays, poems, short stories, rituals and meditations for Bearing Torches: A Devotional Anthology for Hekate. Here’s your chance to write about, and in honor of, one of the most complex Greek Goddesses. Check Neos Alexandria’s Guidelines page for submissions standards.
15 September 2009
EHS on The Wild Hunt! Many thanks to Jason Pitzl-Waters and everyone else who has forwarded the call for submissions.
05 September 2009
Eternal Haunted Summer will begin accepting submissions for our inaugural Winter Solstice 2009 issue on 15 September 2009. Submissions will remain open from 15 September through 1 December 2009. The first issue will than go live on 21 December 2009. Woohoo! Submissions for the Spring Equinox 2010 issue will reopen on 1 January 2010.
May the Gods and Goddesses be with you!