Submissions on our theme of Carpe Diem have been flooding in from all over the world. Today in the Riptide office we have been busy reading, reading and reading some more. We have made the tiniest dent in the pile! Undaunted, we are asking for still more. The deadline is the end of November so seize… Read more
Riptide Volume 10 – The Suburbs – is a collection of stories, life-writing and poetry exploring suburbia in all its manifestations. In his foreword Michael Rosen, who confesses to having suffered from ‘suburbophobia’ in his teenage years, says that ‘these fascinating stories and poems show a diversity that resists’ the picture of the suburbs as “one culture, one class, one type of house’.
Riptide are announcing their annual 6 word short story competition for December 2014 on the theme of ice! Please send your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org, comment on our facebook post or tweet @riptidejournal. Looking forward to seeing all of your entries.
Riptide is currently working on a project with ‘Kaleider’ to produce an inspiring look at what people would do with the last barrel of oil on earth. This autumn, ‘Ancient Sunlight’ aims to run workshops in the community to produce poetry and short stories. The result will be a collection of books, written by… Read more