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 youContinue reading “Announcing our Issue VIII Contributors!”

Writing Opportunities April 2023

What else is the long weekend for? Writing submissions open during April 2023! The Pig’s Back Deadline: 15th April. The Pig’s Back seeks submissions of previously unpublished fiction and non-fiction. They accept work from anywhere in the world but currently can only accept English language pieces. They do not accept poetry. All contributors will receiveContinue reading “Writing Opportunities April 2023”

Issue VII Now Available!

That’s right, it’s publication day for Issue VII: Identity featuring Sue Rainsford! Issue VII features short stories, creative nonfiction, poetry and flash fiction. These stories centre around the theme of identity and the idea of sonder – the realisation that passersby have a mind as complex as your own. Including contributions by:

Pre-order Giveaway!

Pre-order Issue VII by March 23rd 2023 and be in with the chance to WIN a 6-month book subscription service from Marrowbone Books! Marrowbone Books’ book subscriptions offers a bit of that second-hand bookshop serendipity conveniently delivered to your door. Each month, subscribers are treated to a good second-hand paperback, hand-selected from their shelves. SelectionsContinue reading “Pre-order Giveaway!”

Writing Opportunities February/March 2023

Writing submissions open between February and March: at your service! Spotlight First Novel Award Deadline: 14th February. Now in its twelfth year, Spotlight First Novel Award is our way of celebrating and encouraging new writers. Every year we profile the winner and offer them transitional support at a key stage. The Award is aimed atContinue reading “Writing Opportunities February/March 2023”