Some literary magazines

These are some literary magazines from Ireland and beyond, and their submission details and links.

Poetry Ireland Review
Poetry and short stories - 3 times a year 

The Dublin Review
Quarterly print journal.
Short stories , essays and personal pieces.
Short stories (2,000 word max) and poetry

The Moth
Irish print magazine. Takes poetry and short stories.

North West Words
Poetry, memoir, short stories, flash and photography
Online magazine published twice a year in September and May

The Caterpillar
A sister magazine of The Moth but devoted to writing for children
Accepts poetry, short stories and artwork

The Looking Glass
A magazine of writing for children produced from TCD
Accepts short stories, poetry, novel extracts and artwork

Twice yearly print journal - essay, fiction and interviews
See homepage

The Stony Thursday Book
Annual, poetry only. No dedicated website – keep a look out on Limerick Arts Office facebook site here or on Limerick Arts Office website.Deadline is usually early August.

Boyne Berries
Short stories and poetry.
Two editions annually.

The Poetry Bus Magazine
Poetry, see here

The Incubator Journal
Flash and short story (also some poetry, one scene plays and essays) from Irish writers
Quarterly ezine. See here

Online magazine.Fiction and poetry.

The Irish Times – New Irish Writing
Stories (2,200 words max) and poems (6 max) - monthly, published in The Irish Times on the last Saturday of each month.  The page is open to all Irish writers, or writers normally resident in Ireland. Deadline: all year round. Leads to Hennessy Awards. See details here

The Irish Literary Review 
New quarterly ezine homepage and submissions
Poetry, flash and short story.

Southword Journal
Print journal twice yearly. Now an ezine.
Munster Literature Centre – poetry and fiction.

The Yellow Nib
The poetry journal of The Seamus Heaney Centre for poetry at Queen's University Belfast

Irish pages
Linenhall library Belfast– a range of different genre – twice yearly.
No deadlines for submission. Hard copy submissions only.

Skylight 47
Poetry only, hardcopy magazine – deadline over autumn/winter for new year issue. Watch out on Over The Edge website (it’s a related venture) see  or facebook

The Bohemyth Online Literary Journal - short stories and flash

Honest Ulsterman 
A new publication, it has a facebook site here  and website here  It has a particular interest in Northern Ireland focused work, but not exclusively. Looking for poetry, short stories, reviews and essay proposals.

Themed issues -poetry and art. 

Sunday Miscellany
RTE – informational and personal pieces (700/50 word max), poetry.
Email or post.

The Weary Blues
An ezine, takes poetry and fiction, art and photography 

Silver Apples Magazine
A new ezine accepts submissions based on themes - stories, poetry, one act plays, creative non-fiction, photography, and digital artwork. See submissions

Quarterly print, some pieces online.
Women’s writing only, often theme based. UK.
Short stories, poems and non-fiction. Word count depends on theme.

The Linnet's Wings 
Irish ezine accepts fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Also available to buy in hard copy.
3-4 times annually with a special Yule themed edition.
Accepts submissions all year round but cut-off dates for issues are – 01/03, 01/06, 01/09. Emailed submissions. 

Stand magazine
School of English, Leeds University – quarterly – fiction, reviews and poetry.

Far Off Places
Online journal publishing short story and drama (max 3,000 words), flash and poetry. 
Read a past issue here  Submission details here

Quarterly print, some material online.
UK based – short stories, reviews and poems (max 5/6)

Outburst magazine
Submissions: via email. Poetry, Short Stories. UK based.

Popshot magazine
2 issues a year, open submission
Poetry only

Stingray magazine
2 issues a year, open submission, theme based, UK.
Fiction and poetry on themes
Neon Literary Magazine
Publishes poems mainly but also some short fiction. Ezine (free) and print.
Published 3-4 times a year. Takes email submissions.

Cease, Cows - US online literary magazine - poetry, short stories, flash.

Number Eleven
Short stories and flash 

Monthly ezine – short stories, non-fiction and flash fiction – not poetry. UK based. 

Necessary fiction
Short stories, no particular deadline dates.

The Fiction Desk
Publishes short stories in an anthology 4 times per year.
The South Circular
Publishes short stories only.Ezine. 

Long Story, Short Journal
Ezine, Stories only at

Also Tania Hershman’s fab list of publications: at ShortStops  website

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