Issue 13 is live! Submissions are open.

We are delighted to share issue 13 of The Incubator which features an interview with Gerard Brennan, author of Undercover, and a review of The Watch House by Bernie McGill from Claire Savage.

There is new fiction from: Mandy Taggart, Lesley Walsh, Máiréad Casey, Marc de Faoite, Andrew Maguire, Sharon Thompson, Réaltán Ní Leannáin, Simon Henderson, A. Joseph Black, Barbara Lovric and Robert Barrett.

And memoir from: Brian Kirk, Kathryn O’ Regan and Martin Cromie.

We know that many of you love to hold a physical journal in your hands and you are very welcome to purchase a print copy from Peecho, but just a reminder that we do not receive funds from you doing so. Issue 13 and past editions can be read here, and we encourage you to download our pdf for free. And of course, share, share, share!

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Our submission window is now open and will close at the end of August. This is the only month that we seek one scene plays, and, as always, we will be looking for unpublished short stories and flash fiction. Please check our guidelines as there have been some recent changes to our maximum word count.

Warmest wishes!

The Editors

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Issue 12 is live! Submissions are open.

We are delighted to share issue 12 of The Incubator which features an interview with Claire Savage, author of Magical Masquerade.

And fiction from: Nora Shychuk, Mark Kelleher, Susanne Stich, Seán Kenny, Damhnait Monaghan, Sandra Arnold and Eibhlinn McAleer.

Poems from: Bernadette Gallagher, Eileen Ní Shuilleabháin, Kathryn Reynolds, Amanda Bell, Paul Perry, Siobhan Campbell, Anne Casey, Edward Lee, Alice Kinsella, Colin Hassard, Jo Burns, Mike Gallagher Lorraine Devlin and Brian Gourley.

We know that many of you love to hold a physical journal in your hands and you are very welcome to purchase a print copy from Peecho, but just a reminder that we do not receive funds from you doing so. Issue 12 and past editions can be read here, and we encourage you to download our pdf for free. And of course, share, share, share!

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Our submission window is now open and will close at the end of April. This is the only month that we seek memoir, and, as always, we will be looking for unpublished short stories and flash fiction. Please check our guidelines as there have been some recent changes to our maximum word count.

Warmest wishes!

The Editors

Issue 11 is live! Submissions are now open.

We are delighted to share issue 11 of The Incubator which features an interview with DJ McCune, author of Death & Co.

And fiction from: Mark Mayes, Cliodhna Walsh, Neil Slevin, Reggie Chamberlain-King, Geraldine McCarthy, Audrey Quinn, Rebecca Spicer, Brian Sheehan, Morna Sullivan, Bernie McQuillan, Jack Sheehan, Dermot O’Sullivan and Alistair Graham.

Essays from: Annie Coyle Martin and Marie Walsh.

We know that many of you love to hold a physical journal in your hands and you are very welcome to purchase a print copy from Peecho, but just a reminder that we do not receive funds from you doing so. Issue 11 and past editions can be read here, and we encourage you to download our pdf for free. And of course, share, share, share!

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Our submission window is now open and will close at the end of December. This is the only month that we seek poetry, and, as always, we will be looking for unpublished short stories and flash fiction. Please check our guidelines as there have been some changes.

Warmest wishes for a creative 2017!

The Editors

issue 2. submission call for issue 3

It’s September, which means that you can now read issue 2 of The Incubator.

This issue is jam-packed with new Irish writing, featuring an interview of Cherry Smyth by Claire Savage. The reviews are Jonathan O’Brien on Sinker, by Jason Johnson, and Orla McAlinden on Malcolm Orange Disappears, by Jan Carson. Plays are by Paula Matthews and Jamie Guiney. Issue 2 also showcases flash fiction and short stories by Marie Gethins, Laura Cameron, James Meredith, Aoibheann McCann, Tony O’Connell, Deirdre McClay, David Braziel, Lynda Tavakoli, Paul McCaffrey, D. Joyce-Ahearne, Eve-Marie Power, Chris McLaughlin.

On Sunday 7 September we were delighted to host a public launch in The Green Room, Belfast, where contributors and actors joined us to read the stories featured. It was a real treat!

Submissions are open till the end of the month for issue 3. Again we are seeking flash, short stories and, this time, essay. (See our submission page for full guidelines.)

We look forward to the next issue and to reading your work.