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
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’.
NOW CLOSED At Riptide, we are delighted to invite submissions for our tenth issue – this time on the theme of Imagining the Suburbs. We are interested in short fiction, poetry or life writing that evokes the particular experience of suburban life. In keeping with previous issues of Riptide we are particularly interested in submissions that… Read more
As part of exetreme imagination Riptide is delighted to have published 2 childhood-themed collections – one of short stories and, for the first time, one of poetry. Vol. 8 includes an introduction by Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE and vol. 9 by National Poetry Prize winner Julia Copus. More details about each book which contain writing… Read more