We do not know until the shell breaks what kind of egg we have been sitting on. — T.S. Eliot

Submissions are NOW CLOSED and will reopen in August

Issue 12 is now live


The journal is not funded and our editors are volunteers.

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About the team:

Kelly Creighton (founding editor) is a novelist, short story writer and arts facilitator. She lives on the Ards Peninsula.

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.