Bright Wall/Dark Room is currently accepting submissions for our monthly online magazine. Each issue is built around a particular theme, and we open up the submission process for each new issue 1-2 months in advance of the submission deadline. We are also now accepting general pitches and submissions (off-theme) for consideration.
Your essay could go in any number of ways, including but not limited to:
La Jetée, 8 1/2, Last Year in Marienbad, Seconds, 2001, Persona, Solaris, Un Chien Andalou,
Santa Sangre, After Hours, Jacob's Ladder, Altered States, Southland Tales, El Topo, Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas
Memento, Pi, Donnie Darko, Open Your Eyes, Se7en, 12 Monkeys, Waking Life, The Truman Show, Being John Malkovich, Upstream Color, Black Swan, Holy Motors, Coherence, The Lobster, Pan's Labyrinth, Old Boy, The Skin I Live In, Synecdoche, New York
Analysis of Your Favorite WTF Scene
Break it down for us & tell us why it works the way it does.
In order to be considered for the issue, we’ll need to receive a first draft of your essay by October 2, 2017.
We welcome unsolicited essay submissions of any length.
However, before you submit your piece, we recommend that you subscribe to the magazine and browse through our archives a bit, to get a sense of the kinds of things we tend to publish.