Sonder – n. the realisation that each passerby has a life as vivid and complex as your own.

An Irish print literary journal publishing short stories, creative nonfiction, and flash fiction.

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Pre-order a copy of Issue VI today, packed full with poetry and prose on the theme of Odd.


Submissions for Issue VII are closed. Keep an eye out for the next submissions window!


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“A wonderful collection bursting with talent.”

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New blog for writers!

Oh hi Mark! Welcome to our new blog for writers, where we will post submission opportunities, news and writing prompts on a monthly basis, with new and aspiring writers in mind. Buckle up, baby! Stuck for divine inspiration? Looking for somewhere to send your work? In need of writing tips? We got you. Once aContinue reading “New blog for writers!”

Buy Issue VI Now!

Today is the day – Issue VI is now published! Featuring short stories, creative nonfiction, poetry and flash fiction. These stories centre around the theme of Odd and the idea of sonder – the realisation that passersby have a mind as complex as your own. Including contributions by:

Open Mic Alert!

We will be opening the floor at the end of Saturday night’s Issue VI Launch Party for an open mic! Come prepared with a song or a story or whatever the hell you want to share. We can’t wait to see you! PS. We don’t have a card machine so bring cash if you wantContinue reading “Open Mic Alert!”


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