Comps & Pubs

This is just a scribble pad, everything needs to be checked. Proper lists can be found somewhere else.

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BBC Writers’ Room (@, blog)

Radio 4 Opening Lines

The Fiction Desk (@)

Bare Fiction Mag (flash, s/s) — to Oct 

 

Comps

Fish Short Memoir (@) (4k) — to Jan

Writers and Artists (@) — cd Feb

BBC NSSA (s/s can be recently published) — mid Dec to Feb

Fish Flash (@) — to Feb 

The White Review (@) — cd 1 Mar 

Mslexia (@, f) — Dec/Jan? to mid Mar

Bath (@) — Nov to Mar 

Short Fiction Journal (@) — Jan to Mar

Bristol Prize (@) — late Oct to Apr

Bridport (@) — mid Nov to May

Asham — Jun biennially?

VS Pritchard – cd mid Jun

Moth Magazine (@f) — to Jun

Wasafiri — to late Jul

HISSAC — to Jul

Seán Ó Faoláin — May to Jul

Wells — to Jul 

Ink Tears (flash) — Feb to Jul

Costa — Jul to early Aug 

Manchester — to late Aug

Willesden Herald (Submittable) — to Aug

Aesthetica — to Aug

Sunday Times EFG (@, f) (s/s can be recently published) — late Jul to late Sep

Prole — Apr to early Oct

Chicken House — Jun to Oct

The Fiction Desk (@) (newcomers, s/s) — to Oct 

Bare Fiction Mag (flash, s/s) — to Oct

The London Magazine — Sep to Oct

Ambit (@) — Sep to 1 Nov 

Ink Tears (@) (short story) — Sep to Nov

Commonwealth Prize — mid Sep to mid Nov

Fish (@) (short story) — to Nov 

 

Kingston Uni competitions

Ongoing

Flash 500 (@) // Bath flash fiction award (@)

Mags & Pubs

AGNI // Ambit (@) // Battered Suitcase — Apr to Oct // Crannóg — Mar, Jul, Nov // Ink, Sweat and Tears (@, f) // Lockjaw Magazine (@) // Maudlin House (@) // Moth (@f) // Mslexia (@, f) // Pank Magazine (@) // Short Fiction Journal (@, f) — gen subs Sep-Dec // Spontaneity (@) // The Antioch Review (@, f) — closed to fic until Jan 15 // The Fiction Desk (@) (2k-20k) // The New Yorker (@) // The Penny Dreadful  (@, f) // Smokelong Quarterly (@) // The Stinging Fly (@, f) — Feb, Jun, Oct

These are just a few favourites, in the ongoing absence of Metazen (wail). If you have any new mags to recommend, please add them below.

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