Submissions Now Open!

Louder for the people in the back: SUBMISSIONS FOR ISSUE VII ARE NOW… OPEN! We are looking for short stories, flash fiction, creative nonfiction, all based on the theme of IDENTITY. As a journal specifically geared towards new voices, we especially encourage work from previously unpublished writers who feel it is their time to beContinue reading “Submissions Now Open!”

Announcing our Issue VI Contributors!

All writers who submitted to Issue VI have now been notified. Do get in touch if you still haven’t heard back! We received over 300 submissions this time around and the standard was incredible. Picking who we would publish was a difficult task that we wouldn’t wish upon anyone. We would like to thank everyoneContinue reading “Announcing our Issue VI Contributors!”

Morning Coffee 2022

The Morning Coffee Writing Competition was created in 2020 in association with Sonder Magazine to fundraise for the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre. For those who aren’t aware of their services, the RCC offer a free, confidential listening and support service for women and men who have been sexually abused at any time in their lives.Continue reading “Morning Coffee 2022”

Winner: ‘A Letter to my Plastic Daughter’ by Ruth Atkins

“Plastic,” the doctor repeated sternly. “In the placenta.” His voice was a low bass rumble, barely audible over the machines. The midwife ceased sliding her jelly over me. I lay tense, my fingers clenched beneath my buttocks, my moon-belly rising, convex and white above the bed. It was unseasonably warm, and inside me, your kicksContinue reading “Winner: ‘A Letter to my Plastic Daughter’ by Ruth Atkins”

Runner Up: ‘The Sound’ by Rachel Handley

We didn’t realise, at first, that the plants were singing. We mistook the sound for a scream. Each day the noise increased. A news channel quickly made a gimmick filled segment on local plant sounds – The Sounds of Towns – and people would send in recordings. It took longer for the city folk toContinue reading “Runner Up: ‘The Sound’ by Rachel Handley”

Runner Up: ‘I HONESTLY DON’T KNOW IF THE CORRECT TERM IS SEEDS OR STONES’ by Deirbhile Brennan

Does anyone know what happens to those seeds in the corner? Yeah, the avocado  seeds. They’ve honestly just been sitting there for the last five months since I moved into this  apartment. They stare out at the kitchen: dry, cracking eyeballs, patient and biding their time.  I know you’re supposed to put them in waterContinue reading “Runner Up: ‘I HONESTLY DON’T KNOW IF THE CORRECT TERM IS SEEDS OR STONES’ by Deirbhile Brennan”

Fundraising for Ukraine

Ukraine Crisis Appeal We have 20 copies left of Issue V. All funds raised from the sale of these remaining copies will go directly to Irish Red Cross. What’s going on? Countless lives in Ukraine are being torn apart by violence and insecurity. Displacement, trauma, and separation from loved ones, will have devastating consequences onContinue reading “Fundraising for Ukraine”

Submissions For Issue VI Now Open!

Submissions for Issue VI are now OPEN! Accepting short stories, flash fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry and cover artwork based on the theme of ODD. This year’s theme is inspired by the winning piece of the Morning Coffee Writing Competition 2021 titled ‘A Bit Odd’, by Claire Gleeson. Claire’s piece will be published in Issue VIContinue reading “Submissions For Issue VI Now Open!”

Issue VI Submissions: Odd

That’s right, baby, we’re BACK. Our next submission window is for Issue VI, open April 1st-30th. We will be accepting short stories, flash fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and cover artwork based on the theme of ODD. This year’s theme is inspired by the winning piece of the Morning Coffee Writing Competition 2021 titled ‘A BitContinue reading “Issue VI Submissions: Odd”

Submissions for the Panorama Flash Fiction Contest 2022 are now closed!

Submissions are now closed for the Panorama Flash Fiction Contest 2022. Thank you all for your support, as all funds raised will go directly towards the publication of Issue VI. You can expect to hear back whether your piece is selected or not within two months. Please do not be disheartened if your piece isContinue reading “Submissions for the Panorama Flash Fiction Contest 2022 are now closed!”