Monsters Out of the Closet


Monsters Out of the Closet is a horror fiction podcast dedicated to proudly featuring spooky and strange stories, poetry, songs, and other creative content from diverse LGBTQ+ voices.



Submissions of fiction, poetry, music, art, and more are always accepted on a rolling basis. *Details for our next upcoming episodes, including episode themes, can be found below the calendar.*

At this time, fill out the following form HERE to submit content to us. Please specify if you are submitting for a specific episode and whether you would like editorial feedback!

If you would like to be a volunteer reader/voice actor, please fill out this form HERE.

Written work can be in Microsoft Word or in a shared Google doc. Audio files should be WAV, MP3 or M4A. Visual art can be JPEG, PNG, PDF. You can also submit content directly to our Tumblr page.

We try to respond to all readers and artists within 48 hours. No ableist, racist, transphobic, homophobic or otherwise oppressive work will be accepted. Thank you!

UPcoming Themes


Episode 9 - Liberate

In honor of Pride Month, liberation is our aim! Episode coming June 26th!

Episode 10 - Reclaim

Have you ever seen a horror movie and thought: I can't believe they killed that gay character! or, they deserved better!, or that should have been gayer! If so, we are looking for work that is inspired by, remixes of, or subverting existing work. Late submissions accepted through June 29th.

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Episode 11 - Nature

We are going to the great outdoors here, from the spookiest forest to our connection with the elements. Put the natural back into the supernatural. Submissions due June 24th.

Episode 12 - Transformation

We change, places changes, and things change - both internally and externally. Transform with us this month. Submissions due July 29th.

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Episode 13 - Halloween 2

Our annual Halloween tribute episode - all pieces are welcome regardless of theme! Submissions due August 26th.