NEW: Announcing Issue VII’s featured writer!

With the aim of helping previously unpublished writers on their journey, and thanks to the generous support of Arts Council Ireland, we are thrilled to announce that Issue VII and Issue VIII will feature one established author, who will explore the themes of each issue and offer insights for readers and writers alike. We couldContinue reading “NEW: Announcing Issue VII’s featured writer!”

Writing Opportunities December 2022

Planning on taking the festive period to brush up on your submissions? Mum’s the word — look no further. Nine Pens: Natural Beauty Ecopoetry Anthology Deadline: 31st December 2022. What we are interested in most of all is poetry that engages with place – specifically the National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty ofContinue reading “Writing Opportunities December 2022”

Announcing our Issue VII Contributors!

All writers who submitted to Issue VII have now been notified. Do get in touch if you still haven’t heard back! Thanks again from the bottom of our hearts for choosing us to submit towards. It’s not easy putting your work out there, so give yourselves a pat on the back! We really hope youContinue reading “Announcing our Issue VII Contributors!”

7 Days of Christmas: Flash Fiction Workshop ’22

Booked out! Join Sonder Magazine for 7 days of writing tips, tricks and exercises! Want to brush up on your flash fiction skills? Hoping to develop your craft or get the writing juices flowing? This is the workshop for you! Starting on December 1st, each day for 7 days you will get prompts, tips andContinue reading “7 Days of Christmas: Flash Fiction Workshop ’22”

1st Place: ‘You and I’ by Niamh Busby

I saw you on the train yesterday.  I haven’t seen you since junior school; since GCSEs and the endless clouds of Linx and stifling assembly halls. Maybe that’s why it took me so long to recognise you, to actually see you. Ten years can change people in many ways but you more than most, youContinue reading “1st Place: ‘You and I’ by Niamh Busby”