2nd Place: ‘Tigers Have Striped Skin’ by Davena O’Neill

The heart of a shrimp is located in its head. They say the heart can rule the head, but it can lead you into trouble. Maybe shrimp are romantic. Or dumb. Dad eats shrimp, pulls the heads right off, and sucks the liquid out. Mom says men’s brains are between their legs. Guess that’s whyContinue reading “2nd Place: ‘Tigers Have Striped Skin’ by Davena O’Neill”

3rd Place: ‘The Morning After’ by Anthony Bradley

‘It’s my fault.’ ‘There were two of us.’ ‘Still it was me who…’ he seemed squeamish on this point, ‘you know…’ ‘Look it doesn’t matter now.’ She didn’t want to discuss details on the street, for fear the infection of rumour (already palpable the night before) would turn into an outbreak, spreading among their friendsContinue reading “3rd Place: ‘The Morning After’ by Anthony Bradley”

Announcing Issue III Contributors & Launch!

Announcing our Issue III contributors! We are so proud of the content of our third issue and we cannot wait to share so many new and emerging voices with ye ✨ This issue was particularly special as we noticed, despite their varying genres and voices, a unified tone of overcoming. Given the selected theme ofContinue reading “Announcing Issue III Contributors & Launch!”

Introducing the Morning Coffee Writing Competition!

Introducing the Morning Coffee Writing Competition! We at Sonder Magazine are honoured to share a part in bringing this short story contest to you. This has been a difficult year for pretty much everyone. On top of awful Covid stress, vital organisations like the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre have been obliged to cancel many ofContinue reading “Introducing the Morning Coffee Writing Competition!”

Sonder Miniseries: Readings From a Post Lockdown World

We are very excited to introduce the Sonder Miniseries: Readings From a Post-Lockdown World! Starting this Thursday at 7pm on YouTube and IGTV ✨ Featuring readings from our Sonder contributors, let’s take a moment to touch base with each other. In this time of social unease and uncertainty, we want to connect people in whatever wayContinue reading “Sonder Miniseries: Readings From a Post Lockdown World”