All 14 issues of The Incubator Journal (showcasing the contemporary Irish short story) are available to read, share and enjoy on the Journal page.


The Incubator is not funded and our editors are volunteers.

About the team:

Kelly Creighton (founding editor) is the author of six books, including the Belfast based DI Harriet Sloane series, novel The Bones of It and two short story collections, Everybody’s Happy, and Bank Holiday Hurricane. She is based in North Down.

Anne Caughey (flash fiction editor) writes fiction. She has lived in England and Japan and is now based in Belfast.

Claire Savage (features editor) is a novelist, short story writer, journalist and copywriter living on the North Coast. She is the author of children’s books, Magical Masquerade, Phantom Phantasia and The Story Forest.

Kelly and Claire co-edited the multi-genre Christmas short story anthology, Underneath the Tree, which features thirteen writers living in NI.