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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Writing Opportunities June 2023

The latest writing opportunities for June 2023. If you would like your submissions call listed on our website, please contact us here. Channel Deadline: 11th June. Channel, a Dublin-based journal of environmental writing, is set to begin publishing Irish-language work in its upcoming eighth issue, with a call for submissions opening from 29 May to…

Writing Prompt: June 2023

Summer is calling and if that clear sky isn’t enough for inspiration, that’s where we step in. Prompt: This may be inspired by a certain film, but in this world nobody lies — except your protagonist. Everything that is said is believed to be true. Set 20 minutes on the clock, and get going. Don’t…

Announcing our Issue VIII Contributors!

All writers who submitted to Issue VIII have now been notified. Do get in touch if you still haven’t heard back! We won’t lie to ye, this decision was arduous. We were honestly astounded by the quality of your submissions and, if funding allowed, we would be publishing every single one of yis. Thank you…

Writing Opportunities May 2023

The latest writing opportunities for May 2023. It’s a quiet month this time, but let it be an opportunity to come up with new ideas and get writing! If you would like your submissions call listed on our website, please contact us here. Profiles Literary Journal Deadline: 5th May. Profiles is a new Irish journal…


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