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To be considered as a featured poet in Caught in the Net or for our Poem of the Week, please send one poem and bio to mark subject “poetry submission” 


2nd March 2015

Poetry Exhibition: The Colour of Poetry

  Submission Brief

 1.       The poetry submission is to be based on a 5 line ‘tanka’ either in a formal or an informal structure.

2.       There is no theme; however the writing needs to be suitable for a hospital environment.

3.       The submission process is open to disabled writers.

4.       The submission is free

5.       Only one poem per submission

6.       The successful poems will be responded to by visual artists and exhibited in the Northern Health and Social Services Trust.

7.       Only poets whose poems have been successful will be notified by 31st May 2015

  1. Please submit poem to

Submission Deadline

The Submission deadline is 5 o’clock on 2nd March 2015.

Selection Details

The work is to be selected by the artist and poet Mike Wilson. 

(Please note if a larger than expected response is submitted other poets may be asked to assist in the selection process)

Successful Submissions 

  1. Visual artists will use colour to express their emotional response to each poem selected for the exhibition and the two pieces will be exhibited together. Each poem will have two visual artists react to the work. They will use colour to address their feelings and attitudes to the poem. Developing a colour palette of moods and thoughts which will be used in conjunction with the poem as part of the exhibition.
  2. If funding allows it is hoped that a small colour publication will be printed
  3. The poetry and visual art will be exhibited in the Northern Health and Social Services Trust. It is also hoped that a poetry festival will be developed in conjunction with the opening of the exhibition

Additional Information

The project is part funded and organised by the Causeway Arts Care Group – for additional information on the work of Arts Care please see

31st March 2015

The Font – A Literary Journal for Language Teachers


The Font is a online journal which publishes creative writing on topics of interest to language teachers at home and abroad. We are currently inviting submissions of poetry for the April 2015 issue. Submission guidelines can be viewed at

Submissions should be made to

14th April 2015

Rollick Magazine is an independent online magazine, publishing contemporary literature, thought, and art about popular culture, society, and everything on the periphery.

We are seeking submissions from contemporary writers, thinkers, poets, artists, and creators on the theme of “Modern Ingenue”. We are set to launch on 23 March 2015, and have opened up submissions in anticipation of this exciting launch date!

For more information about Rollick Magazine and our "Modern Ingenue" launch theme, please visit us at

You can send in essays, poems, short stories, memoirs, confessionals, experimental writing, post cards, reviews (of film, music, tv, theatre), satire, and anything else you like.
Our mandate is to attract cutting-edge, quality content that inspires real engagement. We will consider any pitch that expresses unique and original thought.

A monetary prize of $250 will be awarded to the most popular post for this issue, so it’s best to get your submissions in early.

If you would like to be published in Rollick Magazine, check out our website at to see our submissions guidelines.

15th April 2015

Battery Pack Seeks Micro-Fiction

Submissions of stories of less than seventy-five words are sought for a free micro-anthology to be given away with the summer issue of Neon Literary Magazine. See the first edition of Battery Pack ( for an idea of tone and content, and then submit via the webform at