Writing Magazines

Albedo One

Albedo One publishes stories of Irish and international authors that relate to Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror. Each issue of their magazine also features an interview with the most interesting names in the field, and review and letter columns. The magazine is two to three times a year.


Open year round to submissions of poetry and prose.

Books Ireland 

Books Ireland is a monthly publication. The first flush covers each new Irish book sent in for review. Each issue also includes a more extended review on particular books. It also includes various features, including interviews with authors, publishers and booksellers. Submissions to booksi@eircom.net or post review copies to 11 Newgrove Avenue, Dublin 4.


Crannóg, a Galway-based literature magazine is published three times a year. It is available to buy on their web site and selected bookstores.Submission Guidelines: Closing dates for submissions are: January1, May 1 and September 1. http://www.crannogmagazine.com/
Reading Times: Nov 1-January 1 for spring. March 1-May 1 for summer. July 1-September 1 for autumn.


A new online literary magazine Crossways is now accepting poetry and short story submissions. They are particularly interested in publishing new and emerging writers. Full details over at crosswaysmagazine.com

The Dublin Review

The Dublin Review is a quarterly magazine of essays, criticism, fiction and reportage; http://www.thedublinreview.com/

Ireland’s Own

Ireland’s Own comprises a journal of fiction and literature.  Submissions by post to Phil Murphy, Channing house, Rowe St, Wexford.

Irish Pages

Irish Pages is a biannual Belfast journal combining Irish, European and international perspectives. Each issue includes a mix of English and Irish, prose and poetry, fiction and non-fiction. http://www.irishpages.org/


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Poetry Ireland Review

The Poetry Ireland Review publishes the work of both emerging and established Irish and international poets. Poetry and articles can be submitted. Each contributor receives a fee and a copy of the review in which their work appears. Please see their website for submission details. http://www.poetryireland.ie/publications/submissions.html


Shamrock is an Irish and international web journal for quality haiku, senryu and haibun which is published three times a year. Submissions are accepted at any time. http://shamrockhaiku.webs.com

Staple Magazine

Staple is a magazine of poetry, short fiction, articles, reviews and images and is published three times a year.  Contact for orders, comments and submissions at: Wayne Burrows, 114 – 116 St Stephen’s Road, Sneinton,Nottingham NG2 4JS.


SurVision is a new non-profit, independent international biannual online poetry magazine that publishes neo-surrealist poetry of different trends and schools being written now – http://survisionmagazine.com/

The Stinging Fly

Established in 1997, The Stinging Fly seeks to promote the best of Irish and international writing with a strong emphasis on new writing and particular interest in the short story form. The main objective is to provide a forum for the very best new Irish and international writing. Three issues of the magazine are published each year and it is available through selected bookstores and their website, http://www.stingingfly.org