We are delighted to share issue 10 of The Incubator which features Claire Savage’s interview with Carlo Gébler, author of The Wing Orderly’s Tales. With fiction from: Louise Kennedy, Patrick Holloway, Louise McIvor, Una Mannion, Sean Daly, Kieran Marsh, P Kearney Byrne, Robin Oree, Eileen O’Sullivan, Marie Gethins, Eileen Acheson and Deirdre Kingston. And plays from: James … Continue reading Issue 10 is live! Submission call.
flash fiction and short stories up to 3000 words
Issue 9 is live! Submission call.
We are delighted to share issue 9 of The Incubator which features Claire Savage’s interview with Lucy Caldwell, author of Multitudes. With fiction from Jennifer Kerr, Peter Hollywood, Noel King, Disharee Bose, Doreen Duffy, Tanya Farrelly, Bernard O’Rourke, Anne Griffin, Rachel Barber, Caroline Kieran, Colin Dardis, Margaret Cahill and Tony O’Connell. And memoirs from Phil Young, … Continue reading Issue 9 is live! Submission call.
Issue 8 is live! Submission call.
We are delighted to share issue 8 of The Incubator which features an interview with Donal Ryan, author of A Slanting of the Sun. With fiction from: Susanne Stich, Paul Anthony Corbett, Mary O’Donnell, Niamh MacCabe, Gareth Fox, Eoin Murphy, Sandra Coffey, Louise Kennedy, Dearbhaile Houston and Patrick Holloway. And poetry from: Glen Wilson, Susan … Continue reading Issue 8 is live! Submission call.
Issue 5 is online!
We can't wait any longer, here is issue 5 a day early. Hope you enjoy! https://theincubatorjournal.com/journal/ Our submission window opens tomorrow and closes at the end of June. This time we will be looking for flash fiction, short stories and one scene plays. (Please check our submission guidelines page.) The public launch will be in … Continue reading Issue 5 is online!
Submission Call & Launch of Issue 4
Submissions Opening Our reading period for issue 5 opens on 1 March and closes at the end of the month. We love the contemporary Irish short story by writers born in, living in or with links to NI and Ireland. This time we are seeking flash fiction, short stories and memoir. All details can be … Continue reading Submission Call & Launch of Issue 4
Issue 3 is live! Submissions are open for Issue 4.
Issue 3 is here! We are delighted to share the fiction/essay issue with you. On Saturday 29th November we were joined by the writers of many of the pieces for a launch and reading at Ards Arts. As usual, it was a brilliant evening. Now you can read the stories here. Also, all of this … Continue reading Issue 3 is live! Submissions are open for Issue 4.
Launch of The Incubator
On Sunday 8th June issue 1 contributors joined us in the Black Box, Belfast, to launch the journal. Writer and arts facilitator, Caroline Healy, introduced The Incubator by reading poetry and fiction on the theme of home. It was a great start to the day. Flash fiction was read by Elaine Donnelly, A.J Black, Ruth McKee, … Continue reading Launch of The Incubator
Focus on The Incubator
Focus on The IncubatorWe are delighted to be featured in Writing.ie ahead of our second submission call, and especially excited to be interviewed by avid blogger and fiction writer Alison Wells.You can read the full interview now.
Paula Matthews interviews The Incubator
Local poet Paula Matthews speaks to our Editor ahead of our submission period. Paula: As a new writer, I’m conscious of the current changes in publishing and have found that there are a lot of publishers choosing online journals at the moment. I’m also aware that there’s a need for new forums in which emerging … Continue reading Paula Matthews interviews The Incubator
David Park reading
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcOgP4ze8TY This video was filmed in 2010, at the John Hewitt international Summer School. CultureNorthernIreland met with David Park as he read a, then, new story; untitled, and about Amsterdam and George Best's funeral. Belfast born, 1953, David Park taught English in secondary schools for over 30 years before retiring four years ago. His first … Continue reading David Park reading