Southword: New International Writing

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction
Representative Authors: 
Fiction writers we have published include Haruki Murakami, Danielle McLaughlin, James Lasdun and Colm Toibin. Poets we have published include Kim Addonizio, Tess Gallagher, Martín Espada, Medbh McGuckian, Billy Collins, Vona Groarke and Brian Turner.
Formats: 
Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Mar 15
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
4-5
Payment: 
Cash
Issues per Year: 
2
Issue Price: 
€10
Subscription Price: 
€20 per year (two issues)
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000

Editorial Focus

Southword is an international literary journal featuring poetry, literary fiction, essays, and interviews. Our Spring Issue consists of work drawn from our writing competitions and specially commissioned work. Our Autumn Issue consists of work chosen from unsolicited submissions as well as commisioned pieces.

Tips From the Editor

In a submission period, we like to see no more than two stories / six poems. There is an upper limit of 5000 words for short stories and a suggested limit of 40 lines per poem. Once you have submitted your work, you can check the status of your submission by signing into your Submittable account.

Contact Information

James O'Leary, Administrator
Southword
The Munster Literature Centre
84 Douglas Street
Cork
.
Ireland
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Last updated: Apr 12, 2019