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Bard of the Isles Magazine is currently open to submissions.

We pride ourselves on bringing you the best in short fiction and informative articles from the talented members of the British and Irish Writing Community and our friendly associates. We are always on the lookout for short stories and articles, so if you have a piece you would like to submit, this is the place to be.

Please email submissions to:

Short fiction requirements

Up to 10,000 words of short fiction but preferably shorter (between 2000 - 5000).

Any genre, but preferably a form of speculative fiction (fantasy, horror, sci-fi) or contemporary fiction.

Word Doc only please, no PDFs.


We are currently looking for poetry submissions.

No more than 3 poems may be submitted, all poems in one document.

Up to 50 lines per poem.

Any genre or theme will be considered.


Non-Fiction & article requirements

Articles and non-fiction up to 10,000 words but preferably shorter (as above).

Article subject can be on any topic concerning writing.

Word Doc only please, no PDFs.


Please note for all submissions

Please email submissions to:

Please include:

  • Submission in a Word doc. only please. No PDFs or other formats.

  • An author profile photo.

  • A very short two sentence bio. 

  • Your website address. 

  • Social media details for Facebook and Twitter.

The above will all be used on your author profile if your submission is successful.

We will make no alterations to the work’s text or title without the author’s approval. The magazine reserves the right to make minor copy-editing changes to conform the style of the text to its customary form and usage.

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