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 … Continue reading Issue 13 is live! Submissions are open.

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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 … Continue reading Issue 11 is live! Submissions are now open.

Issue 10 is live! Submission call.

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.

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 6 is live! Launch details & submission call

Issue 6 is here! http://www.theincubatorjournal.com/journal Please read, share and enjoy! Our submission window opens on Tuesday 1st September and closes at midnight on 30th September. This time we will be looking for flash fiction, short stories and essays. (Please check our submission guidelines page.) The public launch will be in the Green Room, at The Black Box, Belfast, on … Continue reading Issue 6 is live! Launch details & 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.

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 … Continue reading issue 2. submission call for issue 3