UK Poetry Print Magazines

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Editor: Patricia Oxley
 Publishes January, May and September.  Rapid, helpful response - www.acumen-poetry.co.uk
Aesthetica Magazine See website for details. http://www.aestheticamagazine.com/
Editor Patricia McCarthy
Editor: Martin Bax
On-line copy via The Poetry Library
Published annually, see website.


Editor: Julian Barritt


A Christian-based arena for creative writers. Founded 1990; quarterly colour printed magazine, with contributions by subscribers (only). editor@areopagus.org.uk 


9 Greendale Close, London SE22 8TG 

Editors: Dilys Wood and Anne Stewart
Email:   dilyswood@tiscali.co.uk

A magazine of women's poetry.  Website: www.secondlightlive.co.uk
Artificium Available in print or download, submission periods or competitions.
Balkan  Poetry Today

 Annual journal featuring contemporary poetry from SE Europe in English translation. Details can be found here: http://www.redhandbooks.co.uk/balkan-poetry-today/

Banipal - A magazine of modern Arab Literature

Banipal, Magazine of Modern  Arab Literature


1 Gough Square


Check out the current issue (£8.00 (UK) at http://www.banipal.co.uk/current_issue/

Read selections at (http://www.banipal.co.uk/selections) and book reviews at (http://www.banipal.co.uk/book_reviews/)

Subscribe for one year (3 issues) for £21.00 at http://www.banipal.co.uk/subscribe/

Bare Fiction Magazine http://www.barefictionmagazine.co.uk/ 

Brittle Star, 97 Benefield Road, Oundle, Peterborough PE8 4EU

e-mail: brittlestarmag@gmail.com

Editors: Jacqueline Gabbitas and Martin Parker

SUBMISSIONS: We welcome submissions of unpublished, original work (not under consideration by another publication or competition) in the following categories: 1–4 poems, 1–2 stories, up to 2,000 words each.

Please send with covering letter and SSAE to the address above. Submissions by post only. 

For full details visit http://www.brittlestar.org.uk. You will be notified of the editors’ decisions as soon as possible.

Twitter @brittlestarmag

The Cannon's Mouth
22 Margaret Grove
B17 9JH

Poems, Articles, Art work and Photographs
We welcome original poems, articles and artwork from both members and non members. Please submit by email or by post enclosing a stamped addressed envelope. However you submit your work, please include your full address so that if we publish your material, we can send you a copy.

Email: greg@cannonpoets.org.uk

The Cardiff Review

Based in Cardiff, Wales but hopes to reach internationally. We are currently open for fiction, nonfiction and poetry submissions for our digital issues. We will be producing print publications biannually from next Spring.  We give publication precedence to post-graduate students, but will consider work from emerging writers at any point in their careers. Our website can be found at http://www.cardiffreview.com/ with the submissions guidelines here: http://www.cardiffreview.com/#!submissions/c23i6

Chroma: a Queer Literary Journal

PO Box 44655; London; N16 0WQ
Telephone: 020 7193 7642
Editor: Shaun Levin


More details on website: www.chromajournal.co.uk

The Dark Horse

Editor: Gerry Cambridge


US and UK magazine.

The Dawntreader,

132 Hinckley Road, Stoney Stanton, Leics, LE9 4LN
Editor: Dawn Bauling


Copies are £4 each £15 for 4. £4.50 ROW – website is now http://www.indigodreams.co.uk/  – email is  Editor Dawn Bauling





Exiled Ink!

31 Hallswelle Road, London, NW11 0DH
Editor: Jennifer Langer


See more details at the website -  www.exiledwriters.co.uk
The Fenland Reed See website for submission details.  https://www.thefenlandreed.co.uk/

Frogmore Papers, The

21 Mildmay Road, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1PJ
Editor: Jeremy Page

 See website for more details -  www.frogmorepress.co.uk   Reading periods apply.
Gold Dust Magazine A print magazine for fiction and poetry, and appears seasonally, four times per year. Email submissions see site for details - http://www.golddustmagazine.co.uk/ (3505)
Granta Obtain information re magazine from the website. http://www.granta.com/latest-issue

Irish Pages

The Linen Hall Library, 17 Donegall Square North, Belfast, BT1 5GB
Editor: Chris Agee

For further details check website - www.irishpages.org
The Journal

38 Pwllcarn Terrace
South Wales

CF32 8AS


Editor - Sam Smith


Used to be The Journal of Contemporary Anglo-Scandinavian Poetry

Website: http://www.freewebs.com/thesamsmith/ 

Laldy!  bi annual literary journal based in the west coast of Scotland

Lapidus Quarterly

BM Lapidus, London, WC1N 3XX
Editor: Miriam Halahmy


For more information see website - www.lapidus.org.uk

The London Magazine
11 Queen’s Gate
 Tel:  020 7584 5977

Editor: Steven O’Brien

The UK's oldest cultural journal featuring original poetry, short fiction, cultural reviews and literary essays since 1732. For further information regarding subscriptions and submissions, please go to: www.thelondongmagazine.org

London Review of Books

Freepost WC3919, 28 Little Russell Street, London WC1A 2HN
Published 24 times per year.
Editor: Mary-Kay Wilmers

Carries very few poems by well established poets.

Lunar Poetry Lunar Poetry is on hold until 2018

Magma Submissions to: David Boll, Editorial Secretary, 43, Keslake Road, London NW6 6DH
Editor: David Boll

Email (contributions): contributions@magmapoetry.com
Email (general): magmapoetry@ntlworld.com

Publishes new contemporary poetry plus related articles and reviews.  Details and examples on the website, www.magmapoetry.com

Subscriptions to: Helen Nicholson, Distribution Secretary, Flat 2, 86 St James's Drive London SW17 7RR.

Modern Poetry in Translation

Queen's College, Oxford, OX1 4AW
Editor: Daniel Weissbort

For more information see the website - www.mptmagazine.com

Moving Worlds, The School of English, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT

Editor: Shirley Crew

Bi-annual international magazine publishing creative work as well as criticism, literary as well as visual texts, scholarly and more personal writing, in English and in translation into English. Open to experimentation and representing work of different kinds from different cultural traditions, it reappraises acknowledged achievements and promotes fresh talent. Its focus is on the transcultural: the movements and transformations of cultures across national boundaries, offering an innovative space in which to celebrate the diversity and richness of global/local communities.
Subscription and submission enquiries to
mworlds@english.novell.leeds.ac.uk or visit www.movingworlds.net

Mslexia Mslexia Publications Ltd., PO Box 656, Newcastle upon Tyne NE99 2XD. Phone: 0191-261 6656 Fax: 0191-261 6636
Poetry Editor: Lisa Matthews e-mail:
Mslexia is a magazine for woman writers. Publishes original prose and poetry, to a specific theme, in each edition of the magazine. Mslexia only publishes woman writers and is available by subscription only at the address address at left. Any woman wishing to contribute should request contributor's guidelines prior to submission. Rates are £25 per poem/1,000 words of prose. Email enquiries and submissions are welcome.
New Walk Magazine
General Editors: Rory Waterman and Nick Everett

New Walk is no longer accepting submissions for the MAGAZINE. From issue 15 (autumn 2017) onwards, until further notice, New Walk magazine will be replaced by New Walk Editions, publishing 2 high quality poetry pamphlets each autumn and spring in place of the magazine. Subscribers will receive these pamphlets, which will otherwise be on sale individually via our website. Our aim is to publish new and highly established poets, often alongside one another. Submission guidelines for the pamphlet series are available on our website.

New Welsh Review

Address: PO Box 170, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 1WZ
Tel: 01970 628410
Editor: Kathryn Gray


Subscription: £23.96 for 4 issues, £45.50 for 8 issues. Overseas

postage: please add £6 (Europe) or £12 (Rest of the

World) for each year's subscription. Single issues £5.99 plus £1 p&p.

Submitted material (poems, short stories or articles) should be sent to the editor accompanied by a covering letter and an SAE or international money order for return. Material will not be returned unless it is accompanied by sufficient postage.

E-mail submissions should be sent to editor@newwelshreview.com with the subject line submission


Submissions Department
The Poetry Business
Bank Street Arts
32-40 Bank Street
S1 2DS

 send up to six poems, no email subs.  Published by The Poetry Business, 

Northwords Now

PO Box 15066


FK15 5BP


Editor: Chris Powici

Web Site: www.northwordsnow.co.uk

Northwords Now publishes writing from and about the North of Scotland. It is published three times a year and is available free from libraries, bookshops and other outlets throughout Scotland. We welcome submissions of poetry, short fiction and creative non-fiction that are previously unpublished. If you are submitting poetry, send no more than six poems; single poems are unlikely to be considered for publication. For prose submissions we tend to look for a limit of 4,000 words. We generally tend to seek out our own article/essay writers and reviewers but if you have any ideas then we would be very pleased to hear about them.
Unsolicited submissions by email or fax are not accepted. Paper copies in the first instance, please.


17 Greenhow Avenue, West Kirby, Wirral CH48 5EL
Editor: Carole Baldock carolebaldock@hotmail.com

Reviews Editor: Nessa O'Mahony: nessaomahony@iol.ie

5 Walnut View, Brookwood, Scholarstown Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16, Ireland

NB, press releases to be sent in first instance, not review copies.

Each issue, £40 + 1 year's subs (worth £17): Featured Writer (3-4 poems/2000 words)
Readers' Award: £50 for piece(s) receiving the most votes; plus £50 between four runners-up.

Poems are also submitted to the Forward Prize (UK) and the Pushcart Prize (USA).

On-line copy via The Poetry Library

Also at http://www.facebook.com/n/?group.php&gid=53636000056

and www.kudoswritingcompetitions.com


PBS Bulletin

The Poetry Book Society, Fourth Floor, 2 Tavistock Place, London, WC1 9RA
Email: info@poetrybooks.co.uk
Website: www.poetrybooks.co.uk
Editors: Chris Holifield and Siān Lambert

P.N. Review

Dep. of English, University of Glasgow, 5 University Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8QH
Website: www.pnreview.co.uk
Editor: Michael Schmidt


 Mostly publishes prose, criticism and reviews. Very few and high quality poems.

Poetry London

6 Daniels Road, London, SE15 3LR

Editor: Maurice Riordan

Reasonably quick response.    See website for submission details.  Subscription £9.50 (3 issues) Single issue £3.50


Poetry Review The Poetry Society, 22 Betterton Street, London WC2H 9BU Tel 020 7420 9896.
Free to
Poetry Society members. £5.95 per issue otherwise.
Editors: David Herd and Robert Potts
Poetry Review is the Poetry Society's internationally-acclaimed quarterly poetry magazine, with a new issue released every March, June, September and December. Offering more than 100 pages of poetry, essays, reviews and comment, and including contributions from Nobel prize-winners and previously unpublished newcomers, Poetry Review is regarded as the indispensable guide to the art form. It has a different guest editor for each issue. Poetryreview@poetrysociety.org.uk http://www.poetrysociety.org.uk/content/publications/review/

Poetry Salzburg Review

99 Mitre Road, London, SE1 8PT

Editor: David Miller



Poetry Scotland Diehard Publishers, 91-93 Main Street, Callander FK17 8BQ
Editor: Sally Evans
£4.00 for four issues, £5.00 for five, post free. The printed version contains only poems. The web-site includes news, reviews, chat and more.

Poetry Wales

Poetry Wales, 57 Nolton Street, Bridgend, CF31 3AE

Editor: Zoe Skoulding

Poetry Wales is published quarterly.

Subscriptions: Individuals £20 per year, £36 for two years.

Overseas (Europe) £25 for one year, £48 for two years
Overseas (Rest of World) £30 for one year, £58 for two years
Institutions: £30 per year

The Projectionist's Playground

The Projectionist’s Playground is a quarterly A5 size zine for innovative and experimental work in photography, montage, art and poetry. Poetry can range from collage, concrete, sound poetry, juxtaposition, manipulation, appropriation, to open field, dada or cut-up.

The zine is edited by Julius Smit and is based in Eastbourne, East Sussex, UK.

Prole Magazine Frequency: three per year
Means of submission: via email
Means of subscription: via website using PayPal secure payment
Website address: http://www.prolebooks.co.uk

Prole is a new, print magazine that publishes high quality, accessible poetry and prose. Prole aims to challenge, engage and entertain but never exclude. We want to reconnect readers with writers. Therefore, after publication, readers and writers will be invited to share their thoughts and experiences together on our blog.
Raceme A Bristol based literary magazine, co-edited by Matthew Barton and Jeremy Mulford
Reach Poetry

132 Hinckley Road, Stoney Stanton, Leics, LE9 4LN
Editor: Ronnie Goodyer

Reach Poetry publishing@indigodreams.co.uk    Well established monthly poetry magazine. £4.00. Perfect bound 56 pages. Cash prizes and readers votes each month.

The Reader
Calderstones Mansion
Calderstones Park
L18 3JB

email address: magazine@thereader.org.uk

Published quarterly, The Reader publishes passionate responses to literature as well as the best new poetry and fiction.



Unit 1

26 Cleveland Road

South Woodford



By and for men and women of goodwill
Website: www.reflectionspoetry.org

The Rialto PO Box 309, Aylesham, Norwich NR11 6LN
Editor: Michael Mackmin
Subscription: £12.00 (3 issues); UK low income £9.00; Single issue £4.25
Pays £20 per poem.


Editors Dawn Bauling & Ronnie Goodyer.

Sarasvati is a bi-monthly magazine, showcasing writers over 3-4 pages – poetry, prose, articles – all considered.   £4 each or £22 for 6, £4.50 ROW – website and email are the same as for The Dawntreader. website  http://www.indigodreams.co.uk/sarasvati/4563791846   – email is dawnidp@btinternet.com.

Shearsman  58 Velwell Road, Exeter EX4 4LD. Tel/fax 01392-490171.
Editor: Tony Frazer


Appears twice a year in the form of a 108-page paperback book double- issue.

Single copies £8.50. Subscriptions £12 for 2 issues; £14 for the rest of Europe and £15 elsewhere.

Online selections from past issues can be found here:


and some very old issues can be found complete at the Poetry Library's site.
On-line copy via The Poetry Library

Shooter Literary magazine Publishes twice yearly.
Skylark Review Publishes annually, check website for submissiuon periods.

Smiths Knoll  

Goldings, Goldings Lane, Leiston, Suffolk, IP16 4EB49
Editors: Michael Laskey and Joanna Cutts

Quick and helpful responses. Good outlet for beginners.
On-line copy via The Poetry Library




10 St Martin's Close, London NW1 0HR
Editor: Dinah Livingstone


 Sofia is the magazine of the Sea of Faith Network (UK) and is published quarterly.   http://www.sofn.org.uk/sofia/index.html 
SOUTH  Poetry Magazine, PO Box 3744, Cookham, Maidenhead, SL6 9UY 

Co-ordinator: Chrissie Williams

Editor: No editor. Poems for each issue chosen by different selectors.

SOUTH is a bi-annual poetry magazine, founded in 1990, run by a volunteer management team and funded through sales. Our focus is on poetry from the southern counties of England, but we also receive and publish poetry from across the world. No email submissions, please.

For full information about the magazine and our revised submissions policy please visit our website at : www.southpoetry.org

Stand Editorial Office: School of English, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT. E-mail: stand@leeds.ac.uk
John Whale and Elaine Glover.
Open to submissions but expect a wait of 3 months for replies. And don't even try unless you're really good. Prefers longer poems and sequences. Short stories submitted should be between 1,500 and 3,000 words.

Stinging Fly

PO Box 6016, Dublin 8
Editor: Declan Meade stingingfly@hotmail.com

Tears in The Fence
38 Hod View, Stourpaine, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DRll 8TN
Editors: David Caddy, Sarah Hopkins, Brian Hinton
Helpful responses.

The Times Literary Supplement,

Times House, 1 Pennington Street, London E98 1BS,

poetry editor - Alan Jenkins

See website for submission details.


Under the Radar Magazine, edited by Matt Nunn and Jane Commane and published by

Nine Arches Press:


Under the Radar magazine: www.ninearchespress.com/magazine.html


Published two to three times a year, accepts submissions of poetry and prose. No more than six poems per submission please. Please allow six weeks for a reply.

Subscriptions: £3.50 per issue, £14.00 for four issues. See website for details.

Wasafiri The Open University in London, 1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town, London, NW1 8NP
Editor: Susheila Nasta


Journal of contemporary African, Asian, Black British and Caribbean literature. Subscriptions (3 issues annually): Individual, UK £21 Overseas £27 Institutions UK £42 Overseas £54

Wolf Magazine

Editor -  Nicholas Cobic

and James Byrne


The Wolf is published three times a year.

submit to - 

3, Holly Mansions, Fortune Green Road, West Hampstead,

London, NW6 1UB

Writing in Education

NAWE, PO Box 1, Sheriff Hutton, York, YO60 7YU
Tel: 1653 618429
Editors: Liz Cashdan, Kathy Flann, Katherine Gallagher, Bryan Podmore, Sarah Salway; Reviews: Debjani Chatterjee