The Moth

See writers who are published in this journal
Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction
Representative Authors: 
Yusef Komunyakaa, Dan O'Brien, Billy Collins, Sara Baume, Les Murray, Joshua Cohen, June Caldwell, Claire-Louise Bennett
Formats: 
Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Temporarily closed to submissions
Response Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
1-2
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Issues per Year: 
4
Issue Price: 
€10 including postage
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500

Editorial Focus

An international art and literature magazine that features witty, irreverant, and moving poetry and fiction from established and up-and-coming authors, as well as interviews with the likes of Billy Collins, Eimear McBride and DBC Pierre.

Tips From the Editor

The Moth ceased publication in March 2023, but continues to run four literary prizes annually for unpublished work, including The Moth Poetry Prize, one of the biggest in the world for a single unpublished poem. 

Contact Information

Rebecca O'Connor, Editor
Ardan Grange
Milltown
Cavan
H14 K768
Ireland
Please note: The information provided in this database is provided by the publishers listed in it.
Last updated: Apr 26, 2023