publishes new short stories by established and emerging writers. We are committed to providing a forum for high quality, innovative fiction, expanding the readership of the short story, and enhancing its standing. We aim to include new voices in every issue.

Volume 14: Call for Short Stories

Collisions – Call for short stories

For volume 14, Riptide invites short stories that take their inspiration from collisions minute and stellar. Narratives might animate clashes, crashes, conflicts, revisions, calculations, near misses, or shared interests and atmospheres. A collision could be an eventuality of error and errantry; it could be a beginning. Whatever your approach, and on whatever conceptual scale you wish to work, Riptide welcomes your submissions.

Please submit short stories of up to 3500 words to by 15 September 2021. 

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Green Futures

Riptide is collaborating with University of Exeter’s Medical School and the Met Office bringing together poetry, the climate crisis and human health.  

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